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R-III pursues outdoor grant, eyes threats to budget

Posted on April 21, 2014 at 9:20 am

The Lincoln County R-III School District will pursue a grant which would help fund and increase recreational opportunities for both students and the public at the current Troy Middle School campus. The ‘go-ahead’ was granted by the newly reorganized Board of Education. Early in the meeting, the existing board was presented and accepted the official election returns from the April 8 election. Re-elected to the board were Susan Eales and

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Posted on April 21, 2014 at 4:21 pm

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  • R-III pursues outdoor grant, eyes threats to budget

    Posted on April 21, 2014 at 9:20 am

    The Lincoln County R-III School District will pursue a grant which would help fund and increase recreational opportunities for both students and the public at the current Troy Middle School campus. The ‘go-ahead’ was granted by the newly reorganized Board of Education. Early in the meeting, the existing board was presented and accepted the official election returns from the April 8 election. Re-elected to the board were Susan Eales and

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  • Landscaping renovation for courthouse

    Posted on April 21, 2014 at 9:19 am

    Landscaping and lawn renovation plans have begun for the Lincoln County Courthouse grounds in Troy with a cooperative alliance between the Lincoln County Commissioners and the Lincoln County Master Gardeners. “I’m pleased that Presiding Commissioner Dan Colbert considered the expertise of our Master Gardeners and asked them to be a part of this project,” said University Extension County Program Director Wayne Shannon. Part of the historic district, the courthouse is

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Sports

Owls lose three games in recent weeks

Posted on April 21, 2014 at 9:06 am

The Silex Owls have played several baseball games in recent weeks. On April 10, they lost 13-3 to Elsberry in five innings. Troy Strunk and Matthew Huber had two hits apiece to pace the Owls with Huber getting an extra base hit (double). Strunk had an RBI and Matt Mueller drove in two. The Owls’ runs all came in the first inning. The teams were tied 3-3 after one and

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  • Winfield faces tough loss

    Posted on April 21, 2014 at 9:06 am

    On Tuesday, April 15, Winfield hosted St. Charles West in (GAC North) conference play. Winfield gave up one goal in the first half, and another in the second, losing by a final score of 2-0. St. Charles West scored both of their goals on corner kicks. The only statistic of note for Winfield came from Olivia Jordan, who played the full 80 minutes as Winfield’s goalkeeper, and made 20 saves

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  • Almus, Howard and Rimel help lead Indians in baseball

    Posted on April 21, 2014 at 9:05 am

    The Elsberry Indians baseball team has been busy lately. On April 8 they faced North Callaway Thunderbirds at home and lost by a final score of 7-4. “North Callaway is one of the top teams in their conference right now and we actually led them going into the sixth inning,” said Coach Dustin Robinson. “Then we started struggling to find the strike zone a little bit. We got behind on

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Gabriel Pepper celebrates 1st Birthday

Posted on April 21, 2014 at 4:56 pm

Parents Chance and Kayelee Pepper of Tampa, Florida celebrated the 1st Birthday of their second child Gabriel Pepper April 3, 2014 with older brother Abel. Grandparents are Angie Wallace, Lonnie Dildine Jr., and Mike Gower, of Troy, Mo. Great-grandparents are Lonnie Sr. And Talei Dildine, Nancee Wallace, and Doris Gower, of Troy, Mo.

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  • Baby girl Sitton

    Posted on April 21, 2014 at 8:47 am

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    Amanda and Nick Sitton, of Lake St. Louis proudly announce the birth of their first child, a girl, named Isabelle Paige. She was born on January 27, 2014 at 5:33 p.m. Izzy weighed eight pounds 13 ounces and was 19 ¾ inches long. Her proud grandparents are Debby and Dennis Tinsley, of Troy and Jaci and Kevin Sitton, of Winfield. Great-grandparents are Betty Tinsley and Martha Wagganer.

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  • Chiodini turns three

    Posted on April 21, 2014 at 8:46 am

    Chiodini

    Braydin Michael Chiodini, son of Michael and Tashua Chiodini. Big brother of Alixea Chiodini, of Elsberry, turned three years old on March 28. Braydin celebrated his third birthday on March 22 where he had family and friends over at his house for cake and ice cream. Braydin is the grandson of Rusty and Kim Simpson, of Winfield, and Sheila Weber, of Troy and Jim and Chrissy Chiodini, of Elsberry. Braydin

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Entertainment

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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