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Matt Daniels recently joined the Bank of Old Monroe Loan Department at the main bank in Old Monroe. Matt will partner with existing loan officers from all five branch locations to serve the growing base of Lincoln and St. Charles County constituents. 

Despite the cold temperatures, Elsberry Community Growth Association Board members Adam Heitman, Candice Steen, Kara Carmi, Sam Byers and Dr. Tim Reller were on hand to celebrate the opening of a new business in Elsberry. Welch’s Wash-N-Shine owner Frank Welch has made an investment in the E…

To celebrate its 30th anniversary the Bank of Old Monroe held an open house at its Moscow Mills location on Dec. 18 ahead of the holidays. There were snacks, cakes, raffles for prizes and more as BOOM commemorated three decades of service to the community. Above, from left: Bank Casey Hopkin…

The PuroClean of Wentzville father/daughter team of Kevin and Jessica Brown held a ribbon cutting at the Lincoln County Health Department on Oct. 22. Their business operates in Lincoln, St. Charles and Warren counties.

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Could it be true that big surprises can indeed be found in small spaces?  Martin General Contractors of Eolia can definitely answer that question in the affirmative.

The tempo of missions being flown by Air Evac Lifeteam 146 has picked up in a major way since the medical helicopter operation moved from Carrolton, Illinois to Louisiana Missouri.

Kristen Hicks with Finklang Eye Health Associates-Vision Source recently obtained an honorable distinction within the optical industry. Hicks completed the certification examination for the American Board of Opticianry, and has been designated as a Certified Optician (ABOC). Hicks has worked…

Rudy D. Beck, owner and principal of Beck Estate Planning & Elder Law, LLC, is pleased and excited to announce the firm’s new name, Beck & Lenox Estate Planning & Elder Law, LLC. 

Off a county gravel road on the outskirts of Eolia sits the workshop of Danny Davis, taxidermist.  The showroom displays award-winning works of art;  fowl, game, and fish each pose in perfect position.  Fistfuls of award ribbons and trophies won at statewide and national competitions are als…

Kori Marsh (scissors) and Robert Bell, Md. (grey suit coat) cut the ribbon in front of Orthopedic Associates on Troy’s Business Park Drive, celebrating a successful start to the business. Photo by Dan Fox

Brady Giacopelli (holding scissors) and his parents Rachel (right) and Nick (left) cut the ribbon in late June, celebrating HoneyBadger Grill’s first little bit in business. Rachel and Nick are the owners of HoneyBadger. 

The Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Michelle Wiese has joined the staff at our Troy location, serving as Branch Manager. Michelle brings 25 years of experience in banking. Michelle has been involved in groups such as Rotary, and has sat on the board as Treasurer, in Chamber of…

Heaping helpings of fun and outstanding service are destined to become the hallmarks of McDingerz Sports Bar and Grill in Eolia off Hwy 61 as it opens in mid-July.

With great pride, Trailerman Trailers presented Bob Hall of Hall Enterprises with a special plaque acknowledging his fantastic achievement for the 2018 Sales Year. Hall and his dealership reached an outstanding sales record, ranking Hall Enterprises in Trailerman Trailers, Inc. Top Ten Deale…

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The Bank of Old Monroe recently announced the promotion of Casey Hopkins to Executive Vice President. Casey assumed his new title on June 1 and will continue his branch development and commercial lender roles while also being responsible for oversight of the Freddie Mac and Old Monroe Invest…

Lauren Henrikson Fast (left) leads the second of a pair of seminars on social media at the Troy Chamber of Commerce on May 16. The Chamber has been hosting classes over business education. The next one will be on “Turning Workplace Stress into Success” on June 12. Photo by Nick Skoda

The Lincoln County Democrat Club recently elected new officers. The club’s next meeting is Friday, May 10 at the Firehouse on Cherry Street, in the lower level. Meeting starts at 6:30 p.m., and anyone is welcome to attend. 

Central Methodist University’s Business Office has hired Ivy Dority, originally from Lincoln County but currently a New Franklin resident, as its new collection specialist/assistant student accounts supervisor. 

The Board of Directors at Community State Bank is pleased to announce that Kayla Paulsmeyer has been promoted to Assistant Cashier at the Troy Location. 

Troy – Whether it’s a sprained ankle or a medical emergency, people need quality healthcare. Ratings from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has just released the latest hospital quality ratings on its website www.medicare.gov/hospitalcompare, showing very positive result…

Sandy Turner, Lincoln County Farm Bureau Insurance Agency sales manager (ASM), was presented the 2018 President’s All-American award by the Missouri Farm Bureau Insurance Companies.

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Troy – Troy’s Chamber of Commerce has undergone its share of changes over the last six months. In Sept. 2018, it welcomed Rachel South as the new executive director, and more recently the role of Board of Directors president did its yearly changeover from Nichole Fritchel to Dr. Gina Buenema…

Local Farm Bureau members recently visited the State Capitol in Jefferson City to talk with legislators about the priorities of farmers, ranchers and rural Missourians. As part of Missouri Farm Bureau’s (MOFB) Capitol Connection program, farmers and ranchers from throughout the state are com…

The Board of Directors of Community State Bank of Missouri is pleased to announce that Sarah McNamee has been promoted to Assistant Branch Manager at the Troy Location.  McNamee has been with the bank for 5 years and has over 21 years banking experience.  McNamee is a longtime Lincoln County…