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Lincoln County, Mo. - The not-for-profit North East Community Action Corporation has joined Missouri in announcing that funding for utility assistance has doubled.

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As are you likely aware, this morning House Democrats unfortunately passed their massive socialist spending bill.

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Troy, Mo. - Several members of the community spent their Saturday morning helping to clean up Troy’s Kiwanis Park on Saturday, November 20.

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Lincoln County, Mo. - If one were to walk into any of the local shops in Lincoln County, he or she will see the familiar white and red donation box for “Toys For Tots.”

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Silex, Mo. - As Lincoln County approaches the end of 2021, Silex’s Board of Aldermen looked toward 2022, as it voted on several ordinances to be put on next April’s ballot.

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Lincoln County, Mo. - In what has become a yearly holiday tradition in Lincoln County, residents have been treated to food, fellowship and good tidings during the annual Christmas Day Dinner.

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The City of Elsberry and the Elsberry PTO will be holding a Christmas in the Park event on Saturday, Dec. 4 at the Elsberry City Park on Broadway in Elsberry.

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Moscow Mills, Mo. - On Nov. 18, Attorney General Eric Schmitt filed a lawsuit against the City of Moscow Mills for Senate Bill Five violations. 

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Lincoln County, Mo. - Lucas Kunce is a Marine veteran. He served overseas in Iraq and Afghanistan. As a Marine, Kunce ran escort missions, worked on Special Operations Task Forces and worked with agencies like the FBI, the CIA and the Department of Homeland Security. He has worked with domes…

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Good Ole’ John Hudson was born in North Carolina in 1796. But in 1819 he moved to Lincoln County with his dad, Isaac, when he was 22 years old. They settled in the Ninevah Township. Now Nineveh was the city in the Bible that Jonah didn’t want to go to, the word Nineveh also meant unclean, it…

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Troy, Mo. - Chris Schieffer addressed the Troy Board of Aldermen at their meeting on November 15 to discuss and bring awareness to the increase in the need for emergency housing for unhoused individuals in Troy.

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Missouri is home to more than 400,000 veterans who have served our nation honorably in every war from World War II and Vietnam to most recently fighting in the War on Terror in the Middle East. We live in the greatest country in the world, and that is all thanks to the incredible men and wom…

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On Nov. 12, I found myself freezing to death somewhere between Weldon Spring and Defiance.

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Thanksgiving. A feast of emotional angst baked in a pie. A 20lb anchor of stuffed fowl that keeps our families from drifting apart.

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Lincoln County, Mo. - Sacred Heart Parish School’s fourth-graders eagerly lined up along the hallway leading to the cafeteria on Thursday, Nov. 11 to sit and meet with veterans for Veterans Day. The fourth graders had spent time in class learning about what it means to be a veteran and prepa…

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Lincoln County, Mo. – From its inception in 2013, Hugh Nisbet has been a regular fixture of Lincoln County Marine Detachment 1405.

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Moscow Mills, Mo. - Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt has filed a lawsuit against the City of Moscow Mills for allegedly enforcing a ticket quota on their officers.

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Troy, Mo. - Families, friends and citizens packed the training room at Lincoln County Fire Protection District 1 on Nov. 10 to welcome the newest firefighter/paramedics to the department.

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Troy, Mo. - When Justin Anderson walks into the his vocation as a paramedic for the Lincoln County Ambulance District, he makes it his vacation.

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This week is National Veterans Small Business Week – a wonderful intersection between small businesses who keep our local economies thriving and our nation’s veterans who have sacrificed so much to keep our nation free. There are more than 350,000 veteran-owned businesses in this country, an…

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Troy, Mo. – Guest speaker Brig. Gen. Marty Gray said Veterans Day is a “reflection of those who stood up to serve their country.”

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Troy, Mo. - Going to the dentist is expensive, especially for those that are uninsured. Going to the dentist is also necessary; a simple cleaning twice a year can prevent tooth decay and gum disease. But for many people, making a dentist appointment is low on the list of priorities when it c…

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Lincoln County, Mo. - Raintree Arts Council held its 47th-annual Art Show and Competition on Oct. 9 and 10 at the Appleshed in Clarksville in conjunction with the Applefest.  

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Lincoln County, Mo. - Many people can readily recall the flood of 1993 and the devastating impacts it had on the local areas. The flood destroyed agriculture, cost over $20 billion in economic damages, destroyed more than 50,000 homes and resulted in the loss of 38 lives. It has been describ…

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November is almost here and with it comes the start of the holiday season. Thanksgiving and Christmas will be here before we know it and it will once again be time to shop for our favorite holiday foods and gifts for our loved ones. This year, it is especially important to get a jump on your…

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The Annual Elsberry FFA Trunk-or-Treat was held on Sunday as numerous children, young and old filed into the Elsberry Elementary parking lot to load up on candy. 

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Lincoln County, Mo. - While most of Lincoln County spent Halloween trick or treating, or any of the other various activities that go along with Oct. 31, the area’s law enforcement community was involved in other business.

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Troy, Mo. - In 26 years with Lincoln County Fire Protection District No. 1, Capt. Mike Noonan has seen pretty much everything from cats stuck in trees to calls of birds stuck in trees.

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I have a squatter living in my bedroom. He snuck in there one day when I was busy, and now he won’t leave. For some reason, I think the visitor is a “he”; maybe because he’s so annoying. He sure is making me miserable.

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Iraq veteran to canoe 3,800 miles on the Missouri River