60 Years Ago
April 5, 1957
The Troy FFA Poultry team placed first in the subdistrict contest held at Purina Mills Research Farm.
Team members included Robert Muesnsterman, Jerry Goos, David Hepperman, Arthur Hoffman and William Kerpash Jr.
Ralph Williams sold his lumber yard in Silex to a corporation of local men. He had been the owner for over 50 years.
Hawk Point-Pvt. Garry Hoffmann is in basic training at Fort Carson, Colo.
50 Years Ago
April 7, 1967
Officers of the HA chapter at Buchanan High School are: Ann Worsley, president; Linda Robinson, vice president; Lynn Smith, secretary; Libby Eisenbath, treasurer; Judy Atchley, regional secretary and Donna Creech, reporter.
Silex-With the winning combination of Gene Stanek, on Duvel, Roger Mudd and Ron Twellman, the Silex FFA took first place in the Missouri Hampshire Swine Boar and Gilt judging contest held in Palmyra.
40 Years Ago
April 6, 1977
David Newberry resigned as the football coach at Buchanan High School. He was the first football coach employed in this new program and served three years as coach.
Pat Gentry set a new record in the pole vault at Buchanan High during a recent track meet.
30 Years Ago
Those volumes have not been located.
20 Years Ago
April 2, 1997
Voters said “yes” to the proposed 30-cent tax levy for the Lincoln County Fire Protection District No. 1.
Samuel Aaron Misuraco, age 2, died in a fire at home in the McCarty Trailer Park in Hawk Point.
10 Years Ago
March 28 , 2007
April 4, 2007
Orval Ricks, long-time businessman in Winfield and civic leader, died March 20 in St. Charles.
Ricks was the owner of Ricks Store for over 40 years and served over 40 years as a board member, 16 years as chairman of the Lincoln County Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees. He also served as Winfield mayor (1946-55) until he moved outside the city limits.
Two county farms were presented with Century Farm award by the University of Missouri Extension Service. They included the Leitman-Broyles farm near Moscow Mills and the Cedar Val;ley Farms owned by William Wilson near Louisville.
The Lincoln County Sheiriff’s Office teamed up with the Moscow Mills Police Department to launch a data sharing network. Sheriff Dan Torres and Moscow Mills Chief is James Partee.