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Deputies recognized for compassion when dealing with mental health persons

Posted on May 21, 2015 at 2:47 pm

Two deputies with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department received high recognition in dealing with persons with mental health issues. Since 1987, Mental Health America of Eastern Missouri has formally recognized police officers who have shown concern and compassion when assisting a person in psychiatric crisis. In 1989, this act of recognition was officially named the John J. McAtee Award. Over the years, more than 600 officers have been recognized. This

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Deputies recognized for compassion when dealing with mental health persons

Posted on May 21, 2015 at 2:47 pm

Two deputies with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department received high recognition in dealing with persons with mental health issues. Since 1987, Mental Health America of Eastern Missouri has formally recognized police officers who have shown concern and compassion when assisting a person in psychiatric crisis. In 1989, this act of recognition was officially named the John J. McAtee Award. Over the years, more than 600 officers have been recognized. This

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  • Lincoln County Man Charged With Child Molestation and Enticement

    Posted on May 20, 2015 at 4:32 pm

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    In late April, investigators with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began investigating 25-year old, Jeremy Wayne Preston, of Elsberry, after receiving a complaint he sexually enticed a child. During a forensic interview with the female victim under the age of 10 told investigators while playing with Preston at a residence along the 1200 block of Riverview Drive, in Elsberry, his pants would fall down exposing his genitals. On one occasion,

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  • McFarlane charged with child abuse

    Posted on May 18, 2015 at 11:30 am

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    An investigation by county detectives has resulted in charges brought against a Lincoln County man. On May 4, 2015, detectives with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began investigating a criminal complaint of child abuse along the 2000 block of Highway E in Lincoln County. According to the victim’s mother, she woke up that morning and discovered a hand shaped contusion on her daughter’s face and called authorities. The 10-year old

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Help the Hawk Point Athletic Association win a $500 grant from GM

Posted on May 19, 2015 at 12:16 pm

From now until the end of June, a test drive of any new General Motor’s product at Jim Trenary could help the Hawk Point Athletic Association win $500. According to Hawk Point Athletic Association member Ron Daniels, “General Motors has a grant that they give to the youth program in the county. They gave us ball equipment, bat hangers, throw-down bases, T-shirts, ball bags. That was part of the grant.

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  • Winfield wins game on the road

    Posted on May 18, 2015 at 9:07 am

    Winfield made the long trip to Fatima (southeast of Jefferson City) for a game. Once again, Winfield was very evenly matched with their opponent, and the decision would not come until overtime. Despite generally controlling most aspects of the game, the score remained 0-0 throughout regulation. It took less than two  minutes into the first overtime period, though, for Winfield to score the deciding goal, winning by the final score

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  • Troy, Winfield struggling in baseball

    Posted on May 11, 2015 at 8:47 am

    Winfield and Troy baseball teams are wrapping up their regular season of baseball as they prepare for the upcoming district tournaments. For Troy Buchanan, they lost a 1-0 heartbreaker to Fort Zumwalt West.  The Jaguars scored one run in the bottom of the first and made it hold up though seven scoreless innings for Troy. Branden Bennett and Hunter Martin had two hits each to pace Troy. Martin was charged

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Help the Hawk Point Athletic Association win a $500 grant from GM

Posted on May 19, 2015 at 12:16 pm

From now until the end of June, a test drive of any new General Motor’s product at Jim Trenary could help the Hawk Point Athletic Association win $500. According to Hawk Point Athletic Association member Ron Daniels, “General Motors has a grant that they give to the youth program in the county. They gave us ball equipment, bat hangers, throw-down bases, T-shirts, ball bags. That was part of the grant.

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  • Local woman enters contest for handicap accessible vehicle, husband enters race

    Posted on May 18, 2015 at 10:19 am

    Cindy Gloria and her husband Mike don’t take anything for granted, and live each day to the fullest. Mike comes a long way from his hometown, in Bay City Michigan. Working as a truck driver at the time in the late 90’s, Mike and Cindy unexpectedly met each other down at a truck stop in Joplin, Missouri. Cindy had gone there to meet her family before leaving on a vacation,

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  • Lincoln County’s Volunteer of the Year: Susan Peasel

    Posted on May 18, 2015 at 9:15 am

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    Susan Peasel was declared the “Volunteer of the Year” after being nominated by Louise Simpson and Peggy Jost. She was one of many applicants nominated in  the Lincoln County Journal’s annual tribute to a strength of the community… its many volunteers. Peasel’s lengthy volunteer agenda made her stand out  above the rest. Susan volunteers at a multiple array of places and helps a number of people across our area. She

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Entertainment

Troy Movie House Showtimes for 5/22-5/28

Posted on May 20, 2015 at 9:19 am

5/22/2015 MAD MAX: FURY ROAD        R 5:00P        7:30P        10:00P PITCH PERFECT 2        PG13 4:45P        7:15P        9:45P POLTERGEIST        PG13 5:30P        7:45P        10:00P TOMORROWLAND        PG 4:15P        7:00P        9:45P 5/23/2015 MAD MAX: FURY ROAD        R 2:30P        5:00P        7:30P        10:00P PITCH PERFECT 2        PG13 2:15P        4:45P        7:15P        9:45P POLTERGEIST        PG13 3:15P        5:30P  

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  • Troy Movie House Showtimes: 5/15-5/21

    Posted on May 14, 2015 at 11:26 am

    5/15/2015 AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON        PG13 4:15P        7:15P        10:15P FURIOUS 7        PG13 4:00P        7:00P        10:00P MAD MAX: FURY ROAD        R 4:45P        7:30P        10:15P PAUL BLART MALL COP 2        PG 5:30P        7:45P        10:00P 5/16/2015 AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON        PG13 1:15P        4:15P        7:15P        10:15P FURIOUS 7        PG13 1:00P        4:00P        7:00P        10:00P MAD

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  • Troy Movie House Showtimes: 5/8-5/14

    Posted on May 7, 2015 at 9:52 am

    05/08/2015 AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON        PG13 4:00P        7:00P        10:00P FURIOUS 7        PG13 4:15P        7:15P        10:15P HOME        PG 5:15P PAUL BLART MALL COP 2        PG 5:30P        7:45P        10:00P THE LONGEST RIDE        PG13 7:30P        10:30P 5/9/2015 AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON        PG13 1:00P        4:00P        7:00P        10:00P FURIOUS 7        PG13 1:15P        4:15P        7:15P        10:15P

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