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The Troy Police Department has received a grant through the Cuivre River Electric Community Assistance Program.  The donation was in the amount of $5000 and will go towards the purchase of body-worn cameras for the department.   

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Bestselling author James Patterson and Scholastic Book Clubs today announced that Silex-area teacher Liz Harrelson is to receive a grant of $500 and 500 Scholastic Book Clubs Bonus Points for the purpose of building classroom and at-home libraries for her students. 

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On Oct. 28, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department and LCSO Violence and Crisis Intervention Specialist Stephanie Link held a “Love Shouldn’t Hurt” event on spreading awareness about domestic violence on the grounds in between the Lincoln County Justice Center and the Lincoln County Jail. 

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Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States on Saturday, positioning himself to lead a nation gripped by a historic pandemic and a confluence of economic and social turmoil.

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A local pilot gave himself – and the people of Clark Township – a bit of a scare on Nov. 5 when he crashed his aircraft into a bank of nearby trees.

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A major warmup is on the way for the Midwest and northeastern United States following a dose of winter weather that suppressed temperatures 15-20 degrees Fahrenheit below average on Monday.

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Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows that hunters checked 2,127 turkeys during Missouri’s fall firearms turkey season, Oct. 1-31. Top harvest counties were Greene with 70 birds harvested, Maries with 58, and Franklin with 55.

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Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows that young hunters ages 6 through 15 harvested 15,591 deer during Missouri’s early youth portion of the 2020 deer hunting season, Oct. 31 and Nov. 1. Top counties were Franklin with youth hunters harvesting 336 deer, H…

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Five finalists have been selected for the prestigious 2020 Missouri Leopold Conservation Award®. Given in honor of renowned conservationist Aldo Leopold, the award recognizes farmers, ranchers and foresters who inspire others with their dedication to land, water and wildlife habitat in their care.

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The Silex Fall Festival, held on Oct. 3, provided an opportunity to thank a unique group of diligent workers who have surpassed typical expectations during the CoVid crisis.

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With the crisp fall weather and Halloween right around the corner the Elsberry Community embraced the youngsters, and old alike, in Halloween weekend events.  Friday evening started the weekend off seeing children trick-or-treating at the annual FFA Trunk or Treat event.  Despite the cold dr…

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You don’t often see a rainbow in the middle of winter . . . unless of course it’s at the end of your fishing line.During winter months, the metro St. Louis area is a great place to fish for rainbow trout, thanks to the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) winter trout program.Winter t…

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Halloween may look quite a bit different across the United States amid the coronavirus pandemic this year. The American Red Cross shared helpful tips on safe activities for those hoping to get the most out of the holiday despite COVID-19 fears.

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One of the highest tenants of ethical hunting is the concept of fair chase. Baiting deer goes against fair chase by giving a hunter an unfair advantage. It is also illegal. But with a fatal disease threatening Missouri’s deer population, the consequences of baiting could have a far more nega…

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The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) encourages young hunters to get outdoors and discover nature this weekend for the early portion of youth firearms deer season Oct. 31 and Nov. 1. Shooting hours run one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset. To participate, hunte…

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The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reminds hunters to be aware of baiting regulations during the fall deer and turkey hunting seasons. The use of bait, including grain or other feed placed or scattered to attract deer or turkey, while hunting is illegal. The regulations are in pla…

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Halloween is creeping up on us and pretty soon ghosts, goblins and ghouls will be everywhere. And what is Halloween without a good scary story about cannibalism! So pour yourself another cup of coffee or cocoa, sit back in your lazy chair and read the legend of the cat lady.

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As Americans hunker down to weather the pandemic this winter at home, nearly every facet of life will remain upended to safeguard against the coronavirus. Millions are working from home and learning remotely and even holiday gatherings will look a lot different this year. Staying closer to h…

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The night sky will bring an added treat this Halloween as it features a spectacle that has not occurred in nearly two decades.

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With the election just three weeks away, a federal appeals panel in St. Louis is expected to rule soon on whether Missourians casting mail-in ballots can drop them off in person, despite a state regulation requiring them to be received through the mail.

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It seems to me that there is always something bizarre going on in the little town of Elsberry, in the Northeast corner of Lincoln County, MO. So to Elsberry we have gone again. This time it is April of 1978 and there have been some strange things going on in the sky and some butcher has been…