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Two wells in Moscow Mills damaged

Posted on August 18, 2014 at 9:18 am

Public Works Superintendent Donny Hopkins shared critical information concerning recent issues with the wells at last week’s Moscow Mills Board of Aldermen meeting. A recent power surge knocked out several circuits in the well located off Mette Road. Estimated damage is $19,000. A claim has been filed with the power company. With the circuits damaged, the well has to be operated manually. The second well which went down was the

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Sheriff reports IRS scam

Posted on August 18, 2014 at 9:21 am

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by a citizen informing them he received a phone call from an automated service informing him he is being sued by the IRS and he needed to return their call. Although the IRS has been a topic of debate in recent months, the federal agency does NOT operate in such a manner. Do not return the call, it is considered a scam. Thus

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  • Stephens wins MDC state slogan contest

    Posted on August 18, 2014 at 9:20 am

    Leslie Stephens, of Troy, with a Trees Work poster created from her winning slogan “Without trees, we’d be up a creek without a paddle.”

    A Troy woman’s creativity helps design a new poster for Conservation Department publicity campaign. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) has chosen a winner for a state-wide slogan contest. Leslie Stephens, of Troy, won first place in the Trees Work Poster Slogan Contest. More than 1,300 slogans were submitted. The goal of MDC’s Trees Work campaign is to increase awareness of the benefits trees provide to all Missourians. As part

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  • Two wells in Moscow Mills damaged

    Posted on August 18, 2014 at 9:18 am

    Public Works Superintendent Donny Hopkins shared critical information concerning recent issues with the wells at last week’s Moscow Mills Board of Aldermen meeting. A recent power surge knocked out several circuits in the well located off Mette Road. Estimated damage is $19,000. A claim has been filed with the power company. With the circuits damaged, the well has to be operated manually. The second well which went down was the

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Sports

Maryville Alumni

Show-Me Games

Posted on August 18, 2014 at 8:45 am

The women’s team representing Maryville University in St. Louis received third place medals in the competitive division of the Show-Me State Games in Columbia at the end of July. Pictured in back (l-r): Hillary Held, Kate Childs, Kim Douglas, Abby Deuthman, Erica Lorton, Kristy Frey, Kassiana Richardson; front row (l-r): Amber Buerck, Tanner Bencomo, and Mikal Bencomo.

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  • Harris family golf scholarship

    Posted on August 18, 2014 at 8:43 am

    Harris golf scholarship

    Jacob Williams (second from left), freshman at Central Methodist University and Troy Buchanan High (TBHS) graduate, was presented with the Harris Family golf scholarship. The amount was $2,000. Making the presentation were Bryce Harris (center going right), owner of Troy Furniture Co.; Jennifer Ellison and Jeff Harris, owners of Troy Flooring Center. Also pictured is Myron Daw, TBHS golf coach (left). Harris was a member of the first golf team

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  • Meny named to two all-state teams

    Posted on August 18, 2014 at 8:31 am

    Trevor Meny

    Trevor Meny made all-state in the Missouri Sportswriters and Sportcasters Association Class 3 All-State basketball team. Meny averaged 19.6 points, 10.3 assists and 7.2 rebounds per game finishing the year with 567 points and 299 assists. He also surpassed 1,000 points this year bringing his total to 1,234 for his career. Trevor helped his Palmyra Panther team to first place in the Monroe City Tournament and first place in their

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Lifestyles

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High flying lady

Posted on August 18, 2014 at 9:17 am

Martha Vaughn, of Elsberry, waves as she begins her helicopter flight last week. She expressed her dream of riding in a helicopter at a church prayer meeting at New Hope Baptist Church and her church family responded. The ride began and ended at Helisat LLC at Moscow Mills. A descendent of Elsberry founder Robert Thomas Elsberry, she did this for her 99th birthday. The approximate 30-minute flight took her over

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  • Baby boy Ringeisen

    Posted on August 18, 2014 at 9:07 am

    Ringeisen announcement

    Ryan and Leah Ringeisen, of Troy, are happy to announce the birth of their fourth child, Joseph Ryan Ringeisen. Joseph was born on June 27, 2014 at St. Luke’s Hospital weighing eight pounds, five ounces and was 19 ½ inches long. Joseph is the younger brother of Natalie, 8, Daniel, 5, and Hunter, 2. Grandparents are Donald and Debbie Fieth, of Troy and Rita Ringeisen, of Troy and the late

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  • Roberts and Powell to wed

    Posted on August 18, 2014 at 9:06 am

    Roberts engagement

    Amber Roberts, daughter of Connie Roberts, and Hannah and Hailey Powell, daughters of Jason Powell, are pleased to announce their parents’ engagement and upcoming wedding on September 13, 2014 in the State Park. Connie, of Hawk Point, Mo., is the daughter of Betty Roberts and the late Carl Ray Roberts, Sr. and is currently a 911 Dispatcher. Jason, of Hawk Point, Mo. is the son of Norma Powell and the

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Entertainment

Cry Out America 9/11

Posted on August 18, 2014 at 8:52 am

Please come and join others in praying for the nation at noon Sept. 11, 2014, on the Lincoln County Courthouse lawn on Main Street in Troy. This is also a time to remember those who were killed Sept. 11, 2001 and those first responders who perished helping others in need. Participants are needed, and if you would like to read a historical reading, provide special music, or read a poem,

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  • Mark your calendars for this year’s Lincoln County Relay for Life Rodeo

    Posted on August 18, 2014 at 8:29 am

    Lincoln County Relay for Life and Troy FFA Alumni Association will once again host the eighth Annual Rodeo to benefit both of these charitable organizations on Friday and Saturday Aug. 22 and 23 at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds in Troy, at 7:30 p.m. Amber Shafer and Mary Lou Thompson, Chairpersons, are hosting the Missouri Rodeo Cowboys Association & United Rodeo Association amateur rodeo, with livestock from Outlaw 5J Rodeo with

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  • Heritage Days at Hawk Point

    Posted on August 11, 2014 at 10:47 am

    Mark your calendars for Hawk Point Heritage Day on Sunday, Sept. 7. Heritage Days features delicious fried chicken dinner with homemade pies and cakes. Eat in the cool dining room at the VFW hall or carry-out. The theme this year is “Happy Days at Hawk Point Heritage Day.” A non-denominational church service begins at 10 a.m. in the park. Communion will be available. A variety show will take place at

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