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Troy, Mo. -Guided by cooperative bylaws, the Cuivre River Electric Cooperative (CREC) board of directors appointed Karen Berra as the new board director for its St. Charles County District #4 seat. The position was vacated earlier in the year, following the resignation of Board Director Deni…

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Moscow Mills, Mo. - In 1959, Jane Crider and Margaret Holmes employed a disabled adult to work in their home candle shop in St. Charles; 63 years later, their efforts continue with BCI Packaging, who now employs around 250 adults with disabilities.

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Troy, Mo. - There are two ways of going swimming; some people dip their pinky-toe in and contemplate taking a swim, while others jump right in. As far as Mission Nutrition’s new owner Tammy Green is concerned, she is a “Jump right in” kind of woman.

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Old Monroe, Mo. - The Bank of Old Monroe recently announced the appointment of Gregory Astroth to the position of Chief Financial Officer within the company. Astroth will join the bank on September first, and he brings to the position over 14 years of experience in financial services, public…

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Moscow Mills, Mo. - As digital technology engulfs first-world culture, the significance of tangible photographs in daily life recedes like an ebb tide. One new resident of Moscow Mills, Christie Colvin-Fritz, looks to turn that tide and reintroduce the joy of print photography to Lincoln Cou…

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Troy, Mo. - Members of Cuivre River Electric Cooperative (CREC) elected four board members to CREC’s Board of Directors at their annual meeting on August 25, held at the co-op’s headquarters in Troy.

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Boone Center, Inc. (BCI)—a nonprofit that improves the lives of adults with disabilities through employment opportunities—will host an open house on Tuesday, September 20 from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. at its Lincoln County facility located at 245 College Campus Dr., Moscow Mills, Mo. 

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Troy, Mo. - “We made 1,000 donuts for today,” spoke Danny Warner as he stood, dipping homemade, fresh-fried donuts into chocolate coating, “And we’ll probably sell out.” With a line of customers across the building and a front door constantly swinging open with new patrons entering the premi…

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Elsberry, Mo. - Every season has its iconic identifiers. Autumn boasts falling leafs while Spring hosts the zephyr that warms the body, following a chilly, snowy winter; but what defines Summer time? For Erika Jackson, a new resident of Elsberry, the answer is flowers.

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Lincoln County, Mo. - Summer is the season of freedom. Yes, it has its dog days and doldrums, but those same periods offer the ambitious the perfect opportunity to grow. In Whiteside, a village located north of Silex, one such ambitious person is seizing that opportunity.

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Lincoln County, Mo. -Boone Center, Inc. (BCI)—a nonprofit that improves the lives of adults with disabilities through employment opportunities—recently named Denise Childress, Kelly Cope, Rick Goe, Julie Rodgers and George Schoedinger to its board of directors. Board members are eligible to …

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Troy, Mo. - Bust out the supersized scissors and the long pink ribbon, Burning Creations Pottery is opening up at a new location in Troy. Stone, glass and pottery shop? Ceramic decorations supplier? Art class Studio? While the business might be all three, the true service it offers is the Bu…

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Lincoln County, Mo. - CARF International announced that Boone Center, Inc. (BCI) has been accredited for its Organizational Employment, Community Employment, and Employment Skills Training programs for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This is the 11th consecutive Thre…

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Troy, Mo. - On June 25, about 1,500 gathered at Lincoln County Fairgrounds to celebrate 30 years of growth and Toyota manufacturing in Missouri. 

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K. Flynn Insurance Agency celebrated its 40th anniversary with a gathering of family, friends and customers at its Troy location on Professional Parkway on June 24.

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Moscow Mills, Mo. - Millions of pounds of cookie dough a week. Mixing bowls big enough to hold 10 people. Over 400 individuals gainfully employed. Daddy Ray’s snack factory, located in Moscow Mills, has been a local economic stalwart since 1998. For two hours at the end of this past May, Dad…

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Troy, Mo. - South Lincoln Drive runs along the west side of Highway 61 in Troy, and is home to a myriad of businesses; one of the recent additions, Street Beanz Coffee. The coffee truck parked in a gravel lot just north of Avery Park, has been operating for eight months. Over the course of i…

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Lincoln County, Mo. - Cuivre River Electric Cooperative is once again accepting scholarship applications from graduating high school seniors and current college students.

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Silex, Mo. - BauerFinancial, Inc., the Nation’s Premier Bank Rating Firm, congratulates Silex Banking Company, Silex, on its 132nd consecutive 5-Star Rating. To earn this top rating, the bank must excel under a rigorous, independent analysis of its financial condition. And Silex Banking Comp…

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Troy, Mo. - In October, Americans observe National Disability Employment Awareness Month by paying tribute to the accomplishments of the men and women with disabilities whose work helps keep the nation’s economy strong and by reaffirming their commitment to ensure equal opportunity for all c…

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Troy, Mo. - After many hours of independent study to master actuarial tools and techniques, congratulations are in order to Katherine Mattoon (Bicker) on obtaining her ASA (Associate of the Society of Actuaries) designation in August 2021. 

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Lincoln County, Mo. - Community Opportunities Employment Services worked with County Market in Winfield to conduct the six week Summer Work Experience with eleven Lincoln County high school students this year. 

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Lincoln County, Mo. - Meridian Waste, an integrated, non-hazardous solid waste services company, announced on July 9 a partnership with Dossier Systems, a leading provider of fleet maintenance management software. 

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Lincoln County, Mo. - The Lincoln County Journal is welcoming new employees to the newsroom. They have been added to the advertising staff.