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Foundation Board members pictured left to right: Rob Cissell, Elaine Henderson, Leah Askey, Dave Jones, Chris Chaney, Jeanette Van Beek, Kathy Flynn, Susan Mills, and Julie Basler.  Members not pictured include:  Scott Capps, Kim Hasekamp, Melody Yeager, Amy Ell, and Cortney Richardson.

Finalizing plans for Rise Above tourney

Posted on April 21, 2014 at 8:39 am

With the third annual Rise Above Scholarship Foundation Golf Tournament fast approaching, board members recently met to finalize plans. The flighted tournament is set for Saturday, April 26 at Woods Fort Golf Club with a shotgun start at noon. It will feature a cash pay-out with closest to the pin and longest drive competitions, as well as a chance to win a new vehicle by hitting a Hole in One.

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  • Spring Poultry Expo

    Posted on April 21, 2014 at 8:32 am

    On Saturday, April 26, the River Hills and Wind Ridge Farmers’ Markets will unite to hold their annual Spring Poultry Expo. This year the base site will be relocated to the City Park in Silex, and the day will begin with farmers market at 7:30 a.m. Visitors and marketers should first check in at the main pavilion in the City Park. It will be one of the year’s largest farmers’

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  • Winfield drama club presents “How the Other Half Dies”

    Posted on April 14, 2014 at 9:48 am

    Pictured above Winfield students practice their parts and work out the fine details in “How the Other Half Dies”.

    The Winfield High School Drama Club has been steadily working on a new production for the community to enjoy called “How the Other Half Dies” by Eddie McPherson. This play is described as a comedy murder-mystery that will keep you on your toes and laughing the whole time. Cast in the play are: Alyson Hofmann, Austin Briscoe, Jake Adkirson, Aaliyah Stukenberg, Kyara Holloway, Bailey Harke, Amber Schneider, Johnathon Santonge, Mariam

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  • Easter Egg Drop Saturday

    Posted on April 14, 2014 at 9:46 am

    NorthRoad Church and Woods Fort Country Club have teamed up to provide an Easter egg hunt unlike any other. On Saturday April 19, Bill Hopper is going to fly a helicopter over the practice range at the Woods Fort golf course dropping around 3,500 eggs for children. The event will begin at 2 p.m. and will also feature an adult egg that will contain a free round of golf. NorthRoad

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  • Public concert at Troy church

    Posted on April 14, 2014 at 9:31 am

    Choral Arts Singers and Youth will present public concerts on Friday, April 25 at 7:30 p.m. at the First Christian Church in Troy, 1302 Boone St. and Sunday, April 27 at 3 p.m. at Assumption Chapel, 403 N. Main St., O’Fallon. The concert theme is “All Creatures Great and Small” and will feature songs such as “Memory” from Cats, “Blackbird” by John Lennon, spirituals and many more. Donations are appreciated

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  • 4-H Fun Fair nearing

    Posted on April 14, 2014 at 9:29 am

    The annual Lincoln County 4-H Fun Fair will be held on Saturday, April 26, at the Lincoln County Fair Grounds Hall. This is the main fundraiser for the year for the county 4-H program. Funds raised at the event will be used for 4-H trips, awards and materials. All 12 County 4-H Clubs will have a Carnival Booth filled with fun and excitement for the young and ‘young at heart’.

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  • County Mizzou Alumni Chapter announces fundraiser Athletic Director Mike Alden, Truman the Tiger, and The Norm Ruebling Band to appear

    Posted on April 7, 2014 at 8:59 am

    The board of the Lincoln County Mizzou Alumni Chapter is pleased to announce the fourth annual fundraising event, scheduled for Friday, April 25, 2014. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The event will take place indoors at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds and will include silent and live auction, raffles, a tailgate inspired menu, with many chances to win Mizzou themed door prizes and auction items. The Norm Ruebling Band will perform

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