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From the archives: Railroad line discontinued

Posted on Monday, May 1, 2017 at 10:33 am

Years Ago
May 3, 1957

Two Buchanan students, Jerry Burton and Charles Hardy, received I ratings in district music festival held in Mexico. Burton honored for his trumpet solo, and Hardy for his vocal solo.
The Buchanan High Choralettes came home with a I rating. Members include Barbra Walton, Barbara Matlock, Luetta Matlock, Donna Bryant, Judy Butcher, Phyllis McCoy, Carmen Cortelyou, Ann Benninger, Christina Chapman, Mary Carol Smith, Maria Phillips, Kay Conley, Gloria Bueneman, Marcella Burgess, June Witte, Jolene Johnson, Joyce Cobb, Darla Luelf, Barbara Creech, Sandy Turnbull, Annette Barrett, Patsy Ferguson, Margaret Fielder, and Rachel Shelton.

Hawk Point-Oliver Steiger sold his gas station to Raymond Crouch. Steiger accepted a position with McDonnell-Douglas.
50 Years Ago
May 5, 1967

Marine Lance Corporal Jerry Eppard of Moscow Mills, is in Chu Lai, Vietnam.
His unit performs conducts seek and destroy missions.

40 Years Ago
May 4, 1977

Burlington Northern Company said the line between Francis Station and Old Monroe may be discontinued within three years. This is a 63-mile track.
The track runs through towns in Lincoln, Montgomery and Warren counties, ending at Old Monroe.

Joseph Creech, of Troy, has been elected president of the senior class at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry. He is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Joe Creech, of Troy.
Jim Cook, assistant football coach at Kirkwood, is the new head football coach at Buchanan High in Troy.

30 Years Ago
Those volumes have not been located.

20 Years Ago
April 30, 1997

The duo of Lauren Henrikson and Jason Dunn took first in the Talent Show at Buchanan High School.
10 Years Ago
May 2, 2007

The Moscow Mills Lions Club celebrated 20 years of service to the Moscow Mills community. Gary Krieg is the club president. New members, Glenda Krieg and John Glidden, were inducted. Marie Mueller was a recipient of the Melvin Jones award.

Josh Miller, a student at Sacred Heart School in Troy, submitted the winning poster in a contest sponsored by the Lincoln County Soil and Water Conservation District.