60 Years Ago
Feb., 7, 1958
The city hall in Troy was robbed during noon hour on Jan. 29. Unknown thieves took $212 in currency. They used a crow bar to pry open the door leading from the city garage to the office.
John T. Luckett, of the U.S. Navy, is serving aboard the attack aircraft carrier USS Randolph near Greece.
Cpl. John Lovell arrived home Sunday from Camp Pendleton, Calif., after completing two years in the service. He has registered to attend St. Louis University.
50 Years Ago
Feb. 9, 1968
Pam Hall, science coordinator for Troy schools, attended a ETV programming meeting held at the KETC-TV at Washington University.
The Paulsmeyer family of Olney including Joe and Melba and Fred and Kathryn were honored for their farming practices at the Extension banquet.
Joyce Dickerman was installed as the new president of the East Central Board of Realtors.Dorothy Crouse was installed as treasurer.
40 Years Ago
Feb. 3, 1978
Troy Fire Department put a new tanker into service. Pete Noto is the board president. and also present wer Roy Gilbert and Jim Burgess, firefighters.
Vicki Mennemeyer and Brenda Groeper, Troy Buchanan, were installed as Region Four officers in FHS. Mennemeyer was elected as senior vice-president and Groeper as as recorder.
Mr. and Mrs. Norman George Twellman wish to announce the birth of their first child, Richard Gabriel Twellman.
30 Years Ago
Those volumes have not been located.
20 Years Ago
Feb. 3 ,1998
Collector Claude Box and deputy, Betsy Calvin, presented a check for $10, 636,749.52 to County Treasurer Betty McClellan. This amount represented the taxes collected in December.
Seven employees were honored at their retirement from Cuivre River Electric. They are Ray Brightwell, Reva Johnson, Ernest Woolfolk, John I. Wilson, Tom Hamlett, Bill Crist, and Julius Meister.
Kelly Kober, of Silex, penned his first book entitled “A Guide to Raising Pigs.”
10 Years Ago
Feb. 6, 2008
The Wellness Center and Preferred Family Health Care serving Lincoln County, were honored for their work in a small White House ceremony hosted by Pesident and Mrs. Laura Bush as part of the First Lady’s national initiative on Helping America’s Youth.