I drove past the Farmers Market near my home again today. Truck beds and tents held mounds of vegetables in every summer color. Customer/neighbors strolled from booth to booth, poking this and pointing to that; vendor/neighbors shook out flat paper bags to make room for purchases.
Winfield, Mo. - The Lincoln County Journal recently had an inquiry from residents in Winfield surrounding a recent charge of $38,625 to the Winfield R-IV School District for a building permit on the new Middle School building project.
Lincoln County, Mo, - On Thursday, The Honorable Gregory Allsberry turned down a request by lawyers of Pamela Hupp, which would allow her to skip her initial hearing in her pending murder case next week.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a challenge to the state's voter-approved Medicaid expansion plan, overturning a lower court's ruling that the constitutional amendment would wrongfully force lawmakers to set aside additional money.
On Wednesday, during a press conference at the State Capitol, Gov. Mike Parson announced the launch of a statewide COVID-19 vaccination incentive program, MO VIP, to encourage vaccination among all Missourians age 12 and up.
Troy, Mo. - Lincoln County Ambulance District delivered 43 sets of Rescue Gear to outfit the EMTs and paramedics with the proper equipment use to stay safe while attending emergencies.
Summer is one of the best times of year. Kids are out of school, there’s more time to spend with family, and the days are longer and more beautiful. For many Missourians, it’s the perfect time to travel and take a long-awaited vacation with loved ones. Personally, my favorite place to travel…
Weather permitting, on Aug. 2, crews will begin a resurfacing project on Lincoln County Route W from Lincoln County Route B to Lincoln County Route KK near Brussells, the total length of the improvement being 7.825 miles.
Moscow Mills, Mo. - Julie Rodgers, executive director for Lincoln County Economic Development, visited Moscow Mills City Hall on July 12 at its monthly meeting.
Will Rogers once said, “parades should be classified as a nuisance, and participants should be subject to a term in prison.”
Elsberry, Mo. - From outset to coda, the July 13 edition of Elsberry’s monthly Board of Alderman meeting at City Hall wasn’t going to be the usual run-of-the-mill affair.
Getting older is costing me a fortune. Just about the time I think I have my financial see-saw equally balanced, some tired, graying old woman plops her pill-toting purse down on the plank and sends my budget flying off the other side.
Winfield/Foley, Mo. - On June 13, the Proposition Fire Safety initiative was passed by 57.7% of the vote for the Winfield Foley Fire Protection District to receive $3.5 million dollars for new additions to its buildings.
Lincoln County Route CC at Bryant’s Creek, approximately 3.6 miles west of Missouri Route 79 near Elsberry, is scheduled to open by late Friday.
Troy, Mo. - Voting for candidates to fill four, three-year term seats on Cuivre River Electric Cooperative’s Board of Directors, and voting on a cooperative bylaw proposition opens on July 19. Candidates are as follows (incumbents have an asterisk following their name):
Freedom, fireworks, barbeques, parades, summer fun and all things red, white and blue – the Fourth of July is one of the best days of the year.
Troy, Mo. - In what has been one of the most twisted – and controversial – cases in Lincoln County’s history, investigators have located new evidence in the 2011 stabbing death of Betsy Faria.
Hawk Point, Mo. - Hawk Point City Attorney Cynthia Davenport, last week released a statement discussing the stepping down of former Police Chief Bob Bone.
To say a lot has changed since the very beginning of the pandemic when reports of a mystery virus started affecting people in Wuhan, China began would be an understatement of epic proportion. The coronavirus shut down nearly the entire world and caused billions of people to live in fear of a…
Hawk Point, Mo. - The newly named Crossroads Church has been hosting events for the Hawk Point community including a four-day bible camp, Free Car Washes and a Fun Fest.
Lincoln County, Mo. - Torrential rain throughout Lincoln County led to an eventful weekend for first responders in the area.
Lincoln County, Mo. - Due to the torrential rains pounding Lincoln County resulting in floods that led to several rescue efforts by first responders in the area, the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners announced a formal state of emergency in response on June 29.
Troy, Mo. - The Teen Miss Missouri award winner Natalie Kasten, 15, a Moscow Mills native now living in Troy, is looking for local volunteer opportunities.
Moscow Mills, Mo. - For the second straight Olympics, Moscow Mills Native, Deanna M. Price will be representing not only her country, but her county as well.
I gave John some cologne for Christmas. He opened the package with precision, and I could see visions of hunting equipment dancing in his expectant eyes. Those eyes glazed over immediately:
Inclement weather caused a three-car accident at the intersection of South Lincoln Drive and Old Cap Au Gris Road in Troy at around 3 p.m. on Wednesday, causing traffic to back up for several minutes.
While Missouri’s Third District is home to our state capital and heavily populated areas like St. Charles County, our district is also home to many rural communities made up of small towns, farms and ranches.