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60 Years Ago – July 25, 1958Sheriff Melvin Starkey is in Lincoln County Memorial Hospital for treatment of injuries in suffered in an automobile accident  at the junction of Highway 47 and Mill Street. The sheriff is being treated for a concussion, possible fractured skull  and bruises. His …

Troy Aquatic Center, supported by voters through the passage of a capital improvement tax, will officially be unveiled to the community May 26 at an eight-hour open house. The center is located nextto Troy City Hall on Cap-au-Gris. Parking lots have been asphalted, sod laid and of course, wa…

We are revisiting our past issues to share some of the top news stories from our archives since 2005. Each week, we will spotlight stories that impacted the community in powerful ways. We hope readers of all ages will enjoy this feature.The Lincoln County Journal archives allow you access to…

We are revisiting our past issues to share some of the top news stories from our archives since 2005. Each week, we will spotlight stories that impacted the community in powerful ways. We hope readers of all ages will enjoy this feature.The Lincoln County Journal archives allow you access to…

Monte Cottle, Lincoln County 911 Mapping and Addressing director, retired his position effective March 31. Hehas been with the 911 program since its inception. Bob Simmons photo.

We are revisiting our past issues to share some of the top news stories from our archives since 2005. Each week, we will spotlight stories that impacted the community in powerful ways. We hope readers of all ages will enjoy this feature.The Lincoln County Journal archives allow you access to…

Three area businesses became the first “Cornerstone Partners” in the 2008 Capital Campaign for the Troy AreaChamber of Commerce. They include (from left): Floyd Dowell, CEO and Ashley Cobb, marketing director, LincolnCounty Medical Center; Pat Flynn, co-chair of the campaign; Cheri Wincheste…

Members of the Joint Tactical Environment (JTE) study team included (from left): Major David Stress (U.S. Air Force); Brigadier General Anthony Crutchfield, Commanding General Joint Center for Operational Analysis, U.S. Army; Col. Allan Kimball, JCOA, JTE, team leader; General David Petraus,…

This aerial photo taken Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, in Mobile County, Ala., shows the remains of a ship that could be the Clotilda, the last slave ship documented to have delivered captive Africans to the United States. The Clotilda was burned after docking in Mobile, Ala., in 1860, long after th…

In this Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 photo, Charles Swift, managing director and curator of the U.S. Naval Academy Museum, stands in front of a case in Annapolis, Md., where the flags shown behind him had been tucked away from view behind another flag on display for nearly 100 years. The flags wer…

Judge Dan Dildine (right) is presented with a resolution from the House of Representatives recognizing his retirement as the circuit judge for the 45th Judicial Circuit. Presenting it was Wayne Henke, former representative, on behalf of Rep. Ed Schieffer.

In this Dec. 8, 2017 photo, World War II veteran Wilfred “Spike” Mailloux looks through a series of sketches of U.S. Army 27th Infantry Division soldiers while visiting the New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. They were done in Hawaii by Stan …

FILE – In this Sept. 4, 2015, file photo, the USS LST-325, a tank landing ship used by the U.S. Navy in the 1940s during World War II that has been restored and maintained by volunteers since it was decommissioned by the Hellenic Navy of Greece in 1999, sits docked near the Carnegie Science …

We are revisiting our past issues to share some of the top news stories from our archives since 2005. Each week, we will spotlight stories that impacted the community in powerful ways. We hope readers of all ages will enjoy this feature.