A senior high school football player enrolled in Kaylee Calvin’s student teaching classes at Maryville High let her know at the outset that he was taking her class because he “did it for an easy A.”
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.
Two Lincoln County R-III Schools were recipients of the 2020 Promising Practices Award this year, Troy Middle School and the Early Childhood Education Center.
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.
Against the objections of Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft, state lawmakers voted to expand voting-by-mail options during the COVID-19 pandemic last Friday.
The Troy Police Department has completed an internal investigation into the controversial arrest of a man that was captured on cell phone video on April 26.
When thoughts of the COVID-19 occur, sometimes the attention immediately goes to the front lines at the hospitals. Although patients may report straight to hospitals after being instructed to, clinics and their health care workers could be the first line of defense for many.
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.
U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.), Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies, today announced that Missouri is receiving $66.5 million in Child Care and Development Block Grant funding from the CARES Act to support coron…
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.
Cuivre River Electric Cooperative (CREC) seeks interested and qualified candidates for four, three-year term seats on its Board of Directors.
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.
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.
Like it or not, Americans are getting used to a new normal: no sports while the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, is causing disruptions around the country.
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.
Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, health officials have been clear and consistent in their message to seniors: While anyone can fall victim to COVID-19, those who are 65 and older are in an especially high-risk group.
The Missouri Department of Economic Development activated a statewide network of more than 400 local economic development groups to answer questions and offer assistance to employers impacted by coronavirus (COVID-19). Employers that are considering full or partial shutdowns in connection wi…
Lincoln County has now seen evidence of community spread of COVID-19, a March 31 notice from the Lincoln County Health Department (LCHD) said.
With the recent news of confirmed positive COVID-19 cases in the county, school districts must continue to be flexible and make decisions that are in the best interest of public health.