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From the archives: Lady Owls win first-ever district championship

Posted on Monday, March 13, 2017 at 8:46 am

60 Years Ago
March 15, 1957
Judith McCoy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne McCoy, of Troy, was one of 280 women at Drake University to be honored at a scholarship dinner.

Pat Freese, of Winfield, has been selected to attend the Sophomore Pilgrimage to Jefferson City. Her sponsor is the Culture Club.

50 Years Ago
March 17, 1967

Army Private Wilfred Doll, 19, of Hawk Point, has completed eight weeks of advanced training as a combat engineer at Fort Leonard Wood.

Charles H. Kemper,.Jr. of Kemper Lumber Col, won the $50 prize for winning a contest at the American Exposition in Kansas City, He submitted the winning entry in the “Games People Play” contest.
40 Years Ago
March 9, 1977

Jerry Zerrer, of Bıuchanan High, won the Best of Compatriot award at an area high school art guild contest. Seven area high schools competed. Mark Bailey and Tracie Busse, both of Troy, also won awards.

The Buchanan High Trojans placed fourth in the state basketball tournament for the second straight year. The team is coached by Bob Wilhoit.
Team members include Bruce Starkey, Ricky Myers, Larry Shramek, DeLayne Shepherd, Ronnie Perkins, Gerry Pollard,Mark Tucker, Dal Braungardt, Roy Edwards, and Blake Sullivan. They lost to Joplin Memorial and Kansas City Manuel.
30 Years Ago
Those volumes have not been located.

20 Years Ago
March 12, 1997

Patti Mayhew, of Troy, was a contestant on the Missouri Lottery show, “Fun and Fortune” game. She won $500 in her round.,

The Silex Lady Owls won their first-ever district title in basketball with a win over Clopton and then they defeated New Bloomfield in the sectionals. Team members Mary Kate Henke, Katie Mosby, Julie Van Horn, Heather Gibson Jennifer Miller, Amanda Momphard, Kelly Henke, Emily Zeiss, Christi Garringer, Jamie Kuntz/ Coaches Tony Francis and Phil Burdett.

Local realtor Dorothy Crouse, passed away on March 4.

Cecil Hupper, member services director, of Cuivre River Electric Cooperative, spoke at the Optimist Club meeting. His topic was Operation Roundup

10 Years Ago
March 19, 2007

Burger King in Troy suffered an electrical fire , causing several areas to lose power. The fire started in an office at the restaurant located on Front Street.
Power was restored within hours that same day.