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On June 29 the Lincoln County Historical Society will have the Old Jail (building behind the Court House) open for tours. There will be members of the Historical Society present to show you through the jail. In the past several years there has been much done to improve and preserve the history Lincoln County. Join the Historical Society Saturday, June 29 from 1 to 3 p.m. Tours can be arranged
Grab your guns and call your friends, you won’t want to miss a fun day of outdoor shooting sports! The families of the late Trent Huber, Silex and Jillian Young, Elsberry are proud to announce their upcoming Memorial Trap shoot. The Memorial Trap Shoot, in honor of these two FFA Trap shooters will be held Sunday June 30, 2013 at Lolar Branch Outdoor Sports in Silex. All proceeds will go
Tickets to the remaining four Missouri State Fair Pepsi Grandstand concerts go on sale starting at 9 a.m. Monday, June 17, and can be ordered at Ticketmaster.com or by phone at 800-796-6776. Recent additions to the August line-up include Chubby Checker, Lee Brice with Tyler Farr, Foreigner with Starship featuring Mickey Thomas and Three Days Grace with Hinder. “The Pepsi Grandstand concerts are a highlight of the Fair each year
The Missouri State Fair Idol Contest will offer cash prizes to first and second place winners this year. The first place winner will receive $500 cash while the second place contestant will receive $250 cash. The contest, now in its eighth year, recognizes Missourians with outstanding musical talent. “Fittingly, the dough is being sponsored by Bimbo Bakeries USA, with brands that include Oroweat, Sara Lee, Thomas’ and Nature’s Harvest,”
Barry Sparks’ 1967 Pontiac GTO will be featured on the dash plaques for the Dam Few Cruisers car show to be held at the Vandalia Fairgrounds Saturday, June 22, 2013. Barry’s GTO is a numbers matching car featuring the 400 H.O. 360 H.P. engine backed by a 4 speed close ratio transmission with 3.90 gears in the rearend. The color is Linden Green and it has the wood steering wheel.
Information is being sought on vandals that damaged Mark Twain National Forest’s Falling Spring Mill, located in Oregon County. According to Doniphan/Eleven Point Ranger District Ranger Tim Bond, the vandalism was discovered May 18-19, 2013. “Vandals ripped boards off the mill and then threw into the pond,” Bond said. “We have had vandalism in the past at Falling Spring Mill but nothing like this. Every side of the mill has
The ferocious storm that rocked St. Charles and St. Louis Counties the evening of Friday, May 31—generating nine tornadoes according to the National Weather Service, leaving hundreds of homes damaged and some destroyed, and stranding nearly 100,000 residents without power—also robbed the St. Louis area of a state record. The Missouri State Champion eastern cottonwood (Populus deltoids) was toppled Friday night, May 31, apparently the casualty of extremely strong winds,