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From the archives: Weather cancels dedication of new jail

Posted on Monday, January 30, 2017 at 10:57 am

60 Years Ago
Feb. 1, 1957
Another large water retention structure has been completed recently in the Lost Creek Watershed, said Moebius Gentry, chairman of the Lincoln County Soil Conservation District.
The structure is located on the Russell Taylor farm. The sub water district drainage into this structure is 1056 acres.

The proposal to issue bonds to finance a new sewage plant and line in Troy passed by 23 votes.

Richard Turnbull scored 33 points with Jerry Gifford finishing with 27 in a Winfield win over Elsberry.
50 Years Ago
Feb. 3, 1967

Mrs. George Bergesch and Tilden Ransdell were presented the Leaders Honor Roll award by the Extension Service.

Troy Lodge No. 34 A.F. & A.M. laid the cornerstone and dedicated their new temple at 611 Main St. in Troy. Eugene Thurmon is the worshipful master of the lodge.

Following the unusual warm weather which spawned a large tornado in St. Louis County and smaller ones in Lincoln, a ice storm that caused extensive damage.

David Berry and Donna Creech were selected as the Homecoming King and Queen at Buchanan High School.

40 Years Ago
Feb. 2, 1977

At a national horse judging event, the University of Missouri team place d first. Ed Heimann, of Hawk Point, was a member of the team.
30 Years Ago
Those volumes have not been located.

20 Years Ago
Jan. 29, 1997
Funeral services were held for John Francis Woolfolk, 86, of Troy.

Snow and winter weather forced postponement of the dedication of the new Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department/911 Dispatching Center. It has been re-scheduled for Feb. 2.

Six of the 15 common-law defendants were sentenced by Judge Fred Rush. The remaining will be on Feb. 14.
10 Years Ago
Jan. 31, 2007

Principal Kevin Conner greeted students at Lincoln Elementary on the 100th day of school with a “100 day” sign.

Deputy Andy Binder shared his story of being abducted when he was a child with area students at an assembly.