Lifestyles » Education

From the Archives: Contract for new Sacred Heart Church

Posted on May 18, 2015 at 11:26 am

60 Years Ago May 20, 1955 The contract for the construction of the new Sacred Heart Catholic Church and School was awarded to  Plez Lewis and Sons Construction Co. of St. Clair. The building will be at the site of the former church and convent building. Jerry Cox, a pitcher in the Atom League in Troy hurled a no-hitter  as Troy defeated Hawk Point 1-0.  He struck out 15 and

Read Full Story

Education » Older Stories

  • LCR3EF grants total over $119K to Troy R-III schools

    Posted on May 18, 2015 at 10:12 am

    The Lincoln County R-III Education Foundation awarded $119,292.57 to 10 grant recipients on Tuesday, May 12, 2015.  These recipients represent educators and administrators in seven schools and Central Office.  Twenty-two grant applications totaling over $400,000 in the areas of Technology, Student Enrichment and Instructional Initiatives were submitted to the Education Foundation in early February.  After an arduous exercise in reviewing and scoring the applications, committee and board members elected to

    Read Full Story
  • Sen. Blunt accepting applications for academies

    Posted on May 18, 2015 at 9:53 am

    U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) announced that he has begun accepting applications from young Missourians who are interested in competing for nominations to the U.S. Military Service Academies. Nominations to the Air Force Academy, the United States Military Academy (West Point), the Merchant Marine Academy, and Naval Academy are available for qualified applicants. “Our nation’s service academies play an instrumental role in preparing young men and women with the skills

    Read Full Story
  • Troy FFA members receives state’s highest FFA honor

    Posted on May 18, 2015 at 9:49 am

    Twelve Troy FFA members recently received the State FFA Degree, the highest degree members can receive at state level. The members were one of 775 degree recipients receiving the honor during the State FFA Degree Ceremony at the Missouri FFA Convention. The annual convention was held  at the Hearnes Center, Columbia. Awarding of the degree is based on a member’s supervised agricultural experience program in agribusiness or production agriculture, and

    Read Full Story
  • From the Archives: Monte Cottle earns State Farmer degree

    Posted on May 11, 2015 at 12:08 pm

    60 Years Ago May 13, 1955 Monte Cottle, president of the Troy FFA Chapter, has received the State Farmer Degree. Judging by inquiries made in recent weeks, more new homes will be built in Lincoln County than ever before, according to Frank Rauch, local lumber and materials handler. Six members of the East Missouri Baseball League have met and formed the East Missouri Night Baseball League. The six teams forming

    Read Full Story
  • Hazelwonder inducted into student athlete honor society

    Posted on May 11, 2015 at 12:06 pm

    Tiffany Hazelwonder

    Tiffany Hazelwonder, of Troy, a soccer and softball player and a junior majoring in special education, was inducted into the MacMurray chapter of Chi Alpha Sigma, an honor society for athletes. The 2013 graduate of Troy Buchanan High School in Troy, is the daughter of Edward and Shirley Hazelwonder of Troy. The MacMurray chapter inducted 17 members to its inaugural class during a ceremony in April. To be a member

    Read Full Story
  • Matthew Schaper earns degree

    Posted on May 11, 2015 at 9:10 am

    Matthew Wayne Schaper, of Troy, will be among the graduates of St. Louis University. Schaper, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Schaper, will receive his diploma in Commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 16, 2015, at the Chaifetz Arena. He will be receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and is graduating Summa Cum Laude.

    Read Full Story

National News - Education

Headlines of the Day