60 Years Ago
April 19, 1957
The University of Missouri will have a hybrid test cornfield. on the A. W. Sievert farm near Moscow Mills.
Winfield- Pat Freese was selected as the top sophomore at Winfield High School and will attend the Sophomore Pilgrimage to Jefferson City. She is class president, and student council treasurer.
50 Years Ago
April 21, 1967
Patrick Cody, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Cody, of Moscow Mills, has been selected the winner of the Missouri State FFA Farm Mechanics Foundation award.
Silex- Pat Wommack was elected president of the Silex FFA Chapter to serve next year.
40 Years Ago
April 20, 1977
The plans for a lease-purchase arrangement for a new ambulance base situated on the grounds of the Lincoln County Memorial Hospital has apparently been worked out by the respective boards.
Fire damaged the Breite Machine Shop and Norma’s Tavern located on Second Street in Moscow Mills.
Groundbreaking ceremony for the Winfield Senior Citizens Housing project was held. Participants included Albert Day, Neal Krigbaum Randal Tayon, Lana Reef, Herb Hooks, Jr., George Hoech, and Jim Painter. There will be 16 units available for rent when completed by the end of the year.
The city of Troy is considering the formation of a park board which would make application of grants po ssible to finance projects for growth.
Scotty Cockrell broke the high jump record at Buchanan High. Cockrell cleared six feet, two inches.
30 Years Ago
Those volumes have not been located.
20 Years Ago
April 16, 1997
Area school superintendents in Lincoln, Warren and St. Charles counties are serving on a board of the new Universal Heritage Corp. which will recognize students and students in area schools. Dr. John Lawrence, Troy R-III superintendent, is a board member.
Chrissy Garringer, and Katie Mosby are the business students of the month at Silex High School.
10 Years Ago
April 18, 2007
Dalton Curran and Amber Adams were selected as the Lincoln County 4-H King and Queen. Nick and Kathy Allen received the Friend of 4-H award.
William “Billy Bob” Cappel, of Moscow Mills, received the Missouri Association of School Suprintendent Association “Friend of Education” award.
Cappel served 27 years on the Lincoln County R-III School Board,