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Based on the recommendations provided by the Lincoln County CARES Act Advisory Committee, the Lincoln County Commission issued nine checks totaling $630,951.17 to organizations that had requested reimbursement under the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act on Wednesday.

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The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, along with the Missouri National Guard, performed free drive-through community testing for the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, last week at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds in Troy.

Veterans and local residents flocked to the old courthouse in downtown Troy on Monday to pay their respects to those who gave the ultimate sacrifice in service of their country.

To keep you all up to date, here is something that was sent out from the House communications team.

This Sunday we will celebrate the holiest day of the year: Easter. While logistics of this special day may be a little bit different this year, the message of Easter and our faith remain more important than ever. The coronavirus has created an unprecedented situation for this country, but th…

While many are staying away from others and learning to social distance in the world as it is currently known,  one Elsberry woman is on the front lines fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.  

The way I see it, there are two different approaches to handling being stuck at home. If your housemates are in sync with your way of coping, all is bliss. If not, welcome to my world.

Our country is facing a health crisis unlike anything we have ever seen. Americans are understandably concerned about the coronavirus pandemic, but I have no doubt we will rise to this challenge together.

The Lincoln County Council on Aging has been providing activities for seniors for the past 42 years, from social activities to meal deliveries to the home-bound.

To keep you all up to date, here is something that was sent out from the House communications team. 

While there might be a Stay-At-Home Order in place for the entire state of Missouri to combat the spread of COVID-19, that doesn’t mean residents can’t still go out and enjoy themselves responsibly. 

My name is... Nope. Too bland.

For weeks many residents across the state of Missouri have been begging, almost demanding a ‘Stay At Home Order’ from Governor Mike Parsons. 

I wrote my introductory column to The Lincoln County Journal in mid-October of 2018, while sitting in a very homey hotel room in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory. 

Looking back, it’s a wonder I’m still alive and kicking. But here I am – a woman of AARP age with minimal physical scarring and only slight psychological aftereffects to show for the bad choices I made early in life.

In the past year alone, the Lincoln County Council on Aging (LCCOA) has served 75,000 meals, of which 46,000 were delivered to those that were home-bound, and more than 25,000 were unpaid.


When Brandon Altman found out his senior season with Winfield High School’s baseball team could be wiped out due to the COVID-19 outbreak, devastation was only one of the emotions he felt rushing through him.

Building on Missouri’s efforts to control, contain, and combat COVID-19, Governor Mike Parson late Friday afternoon issued a statewide “Stay Home Missouri” Order, effective starting at 12:01 a.m. Monday, April 6, and lasting until 11:59 p.m. Friday, April 24.

When Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security, or CARES, Act last week, most of the focus went to the $1,200 checks expected to be sent to individuals nationwide in the coming weeks.

The Village of Eolia Board of Trustees met at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 9, at the Village of Eolia Community Building.  After addressing consent items on the agenda, discussion began concerning conversations between Shawnda Zumwalt, City Clerk, and the GovDeal Credit Card organization.