60 Years Ago
June 21 , 1957
The Troy Midgets defeated Silex behind the pitching of Jimmy Caldwell. DAvid Martinek had a 4 for 4 night at bat. Defensively Ronny Hamlett caught a ball in deep left field and threw a a perfect strike to first base to double off a runner.
Routers OO and Z in Lincoln County have been given permanent status as state roads by the State Highway Commission.
50 Years Ago
June 23, 1967
Lance Corporal Jerry Eppard, of Moscow Mills, has been seriously wounded while serving with the Marines in Vietnam.
Seven cheerleaders from Buchanan High School are attending cheerleading camp in Kentuckly. They include Pat O’Mara, Donna Creech, Connie Moxley,Sharon Broyles, Susan Tallman, Sue Montgomery and Karen Bueneman.
County 4-H members attending State 4-H Camp Week in Columbia include Barbara Thompson, Sharon Thornhill, Sharon Himmel, Nancy Bobeen, Linda Helmich, Polly Foster, Mickey Heitman, Donad Thompson, Ron Eisenbath, Frances Clare, Dan Pillard, Tom Howard, Joyce Harness, and Bod Dunard, leader.
40 Years Ago
June 22, 1977
A mortgage burning ceremony was held at the First Christian Church of Troy in recognition of the congregation paying off the debt to the new church sanctuary and educational building. The building was dedicated in 1971 and cost $150,000 to build.
Charla Jones was installed as the president of the Lincoln County Democratic Club. Kathryn Ricks installed the officers.
30 Years Ago
Those volumes have not been located.
20 Years Ago
June 18, 1997
This fall, the Troy Area Chamber of Commerce will be offering a new program for newcomers to learn more about the community. It is called, “Leadership Troy”.
It will be five sessions in total.
10 Years Ago
June 29, 2007
Only two Lincoln County R-III school projects remain to be financed through the Aprul 2006 bond issue.
Construction began this week on the Ninth Grade Center in Moscow Mills.
Three classrooms will be added at the Main Street Elementary School in Troy, and also a multi-purpose roo, library upgrade and art and music room.