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From the archives: VFW chapter being organized in Troy

Posted on Monday, February 13, 2017 at 11:42 am

60 Years Ago
Feb. 15, 1957
Troy Trojans won 96-79 over Valley Park in the opening round of the Bowling Green Invitational Tournament. Hunter Beckman led Troy with 44 points.

Brandes Men’s Shop was sold last week by owner John Brandes to Mr. and Mrs. Barclay Cortelyou. who will operate the business as The Barclay Shop.”

Hawk Point- Mr. and Mrs. Everett Crouch have sold their building on Main Street to Driemeyer Motor Company at Marthasville. They will handle the same farm machinery lines as they do at Marthasville including Allis-Chalmers.
50 Years Ago
Feb. 17, 1967

A Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) chapter is being formed in Troy.

Hope Craft, age 2, died in a mobile home fire in the Hopkins Trailer Park in Troy.

The church bell at the Louisville Christian Church has been stolen. It was discovered missing when members met to discuss repairs to the steeple floor. The bell had been taken down due to the ice storm.

40 Years Ago
Feb. 16, 1977

Claude Brown, long-time educator and superintendent of schools for the R-III School District, died following long illness. He was in public education for 40 years, all in Lincoln County except for one year when he taught at Berger. He served as Troy superintendent for 20 years.

Gene Peasel and Frani Dwyer were crowned Homecoming King and Queen at Silex High School at coronation.
30 Years Ago
Those volumes have not been located.

20 Years Ago
Feb. 12, 1997

Troy Lady Trojans, seeded third, defeated the top two seeds to win the Coca Cola Maryville Tournament. Team members included Brooke Nett, Carolyn Reinker. Erin Roettger., Michelle spies, Shelly Turpin, Sarah Lawrence, Nicole Lindsey, Katy Morrison, and Kelly Jackson.

Rebecca Cody, of Silex. was a contestant in the Missouri Farm Bureau Queen Contest.

10 Years Ago
Feb. 14, 2007

The congregation of the First Baptist Church of Troy broke ground Feb. 11 on their first phase of their building Project. The site is near the intersection of Elm Tree and Sand Run roads.

Four members of the Troy Buchanan High wrestling team qualified for the state tournament. They include Ricky Kitchen, Sam White, Brian Oeschner and Jake Heisse.