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Brian Garret and Jordon Sanders charged with 2nd degree burglary and misdemeanor stealing

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 4:22 pm

For Immediate Release: July 22, 2014 Brian Garret and Jordon Sanders were both charged with 2nd degree burglary and misdemeanor stealing on July 22, 2014. Officers received a report of suspicious activity in the 400 block of West Cherry Street, a red pickup truck was seen parked near the rear of a vacant business. The vehicle was gone upon arrival. Later in the day we had another report of the

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Gram with his monster truck cake.

Fundraising to watch a boy crush cancer “This one is for you Gram!” – Randy Santel

Posted on July 28, 2014 at 9:47 am

A monster truck loving, happy-go-lucky five-year-old boy from Elsberry was full of life on July 23 as he knew everything at Sami’s on Main was done for him. Gram Edwards was diagnosed with Leukemia on February 10, 2014 and has been paying weekly visits to Children’s Hospital to receive chemotherapy to fight his battle. Through his many treatments and his daily medicine that he must take, the medical bills are

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  • Ladlie’s inspiring spirit in overcoming physical challenge goes nationwide

    Posted on July 28, 2014 at 9:42 am

    Katie Ladlie (16), of Troy, throws a ceremonial first pitch before the Dodgers-Cardinals baseball game at Busch Stadium.  Ladlie was selected as the National Patient Ambassador for Shriners Hospitals for Children. In this role, she will travel the United States to speak about and promote the 22-hospital network. UPI/Bill Greenblatt photo.

    The courage and resolve of a Troy Buchanan High School student has merited a selection to represent an organization at the national level this coming year. Shriners Hospitals for Children® has announced that Joe Dertinger, of Waconia, Minn., and Katie Ladlie, of Troy, Mo., are the health care system’s 2014-2015 national patient ambassadors. These two young people were selected from nominees from the 22 Shriners hospitals throughout the nation. “I

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  • Lincoln County officials offer perspective on report

    Posted on July 28, 2014 at 9:34 am

    In last week’s issue of The Lincoln County Journal, County Auditor Deanna Dickmeyer expressed several concerns affecting the discharge of her duties. This week, the Lincoln County elected officials, both Republican and Democrats, responded with their positions. Last week in the Auditor’s Report, many accusations were made regarding staffing, duties of elected officials, financial oversight, even allegations of potential corruption. The following bullet point items are verifiable and factual responses

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Fall practices for Troy Buchanan High School start week of August 4

Posted on July 28, 2014 at 8:59 am

The high school sports season will begin the week of August 4. Tryouts and practice at Troy Buchanan High, according to Jason Smith activities director, will start with the following dates and times. Remember all athletes must have a physical in order to try out or begin practice.   TBHS Tryouts/Practice Schedule August 4-9.   Softball August 4 Freshmen 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. Soph-Seniors, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

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  • Noah makes hole-in-one

    Posted on July 28, 2014 at 8:57 am

    Don Noah recently made a hole-in-one while playing golf at Woods Fort Country Club. He achieved this feat on the 12th hole using an 8-iron on the 120-yard hole. Wesley McVey, head golf professional at Woods Fort, reported the hole-in-one. Woods Fort Country Club is located off North Lincoln Drive in Troy.  

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  • MDC encourages Missourians to share opinions on protecting deer

    Posted on July 21, 2014 at 8:38 am


    The Missouri Conservation Commission recently approved proposed regulation changes to the Missouri Wildlife Code regarding the operations of hunting preserves and wildlife breeding facilities that hold white-tailed deer, mule deer, and their hybrids. The proposed regulation changes will be published in the Missouri Register through the Secretary of State’s Office at for a 30-day public comment period beginning July 16. Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) Director Robert Ziehmer stressed

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Celebrating 50 years

Posted on July 28, 2014 at 9:11 am

Henry and Sharon Litteken celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on January 4, 2014. Their children, Shelly, Amber, and Tony honored them with a dinner. Out of town guests from Ohio, Indiana, and Alabama attended. They moved to Lincoln County in 1975 and raised their family. To celebrate they took a 10 day trip out west this summer.

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  • Schuette and Ambrose to marry

    Posted on July 28, 2014 at 9:09 am

    Ambrose engagement

    A marriage ceremony celebrating the union of Jessica Rose Schuette and Mark Joseph Ambrose will be performed on August 9, 2014, at First Baptist Church, Winfield, Mo. Jessica is the daughter of Nan Scarry and Jerry Schuette, of St. Paul. Mark is the son of John Ambrose, Old Monroe and Connie Ambrose, Foley. He is the proud father of daughter Abbi Ambrose. Jessica is employed by Anodyne Surgical. Mark is

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  • Boettcher turns one

    Posted on July 28, 2014 at 9:08 am


    Ivy Victoria Boettcher, daughter of Kyle and Eric Boettcher, of Foley, turned one on June 23, 2014. She celebrated her birthday with her family and had an elephant birthday cake. Ivy’s grandparents are Lonnie and Lilly McGee, of Old Monroe and Jim and Linda Boettcher, of Foley. Great grandparents are Charlie and Dot Gnade, of Old Monroe.

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Lincoln County, Missouri Historical society extends invitation

Posted on July 28, 2014 at 9:28 am

The Lincoln County Historical Society would like to invite everyone to their general meeting on August 28 at 7 p.m. It will be held in the courtroom of the courthouse on Main Street in Troy. The program will be presented by Dan Hechler on World War I. The old jail will be open on August 9, September 6 and October 4 from 1-3 p.m. for tours. This is a free

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  • Happy days at Hawk Point Heritage Day

    Posted on July 28, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Hawk Point Heritage Day is just six weeks away. Regulars anticipate the delicious fried chicken and homemade pies on Sunday, September 7. The theme this year is Happy Days. Many activities will be available throughout the day. The day starts with a craft show and Community Church service in the park. There will be a car show for fair-goers to show off classic and antique autos. Local entertainment will be

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  • Natural food Club in Troy

    Posted on July 28, 2014 at 8:55 am

    There is a wholesale foods buying club in Troy where members get a volume discount off healthy and organic groceries. A truck makes monthly deliveries to Troy from United Natural Foods, Inc. Visit their website at The club is free to join. For more information call the club organizer Jenell Bruno at (636) 673-2525, e-mail her at or contact Shelia Busekrus at (636) 528-6009.

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