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Troy, Mo. - Life is full of wants, but there is no more base desire than food; it is the sustenance that fuels our continued existence. Lacking in food is to be lacking in life, while giving food away could be likened unto giving life to those in need. This noble cause of providing food is i…

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Silex, Mo. – The Silex community braved the heat for a day of celebration for the town’s first Summer Festival on July 30.

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Lincoln County, Mo. - Even though just 26% of registered voters in Lincoln County cast ballots on Aug. 2, those who did sent a resounding message.

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Winfield, Mo. - People driving up and down Hwy 47 East over the last several decades have known the quaint, cream colored building just west of Winfield as a variety of services. In the 1940’s, it was built to be a school building; since then, it has been a gas station, tire shop, bin store,…

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There exists a fundamental truth in American society: Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Hundreds of years ago, our forefathers decided to secure these rights; they are safeguarded by law as gifts to the American citizen, and who is the administer of law if not a Judge? Candidate M…

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Lincoln County, Mo. - The USANTT (USA National Taekwondo Tournament) transpired over this weekend, but one of its brightest competitors, Dylan Haubrich, had to abstain from competition. Currently ranked number five in the nation, Haubrich was hoping to try for rank number four before catchin…

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Lincoln County, Mo. - On June 21, Gov. Mike Parson signed Missouri House Bill 126, the trigger law passed in 2019, which banned abortions in the state, minutes after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Roe v. Wade was unconstitutional. Many people in Lincoln County celebrated the ruling, calling it…

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Winfield, Mo. - The next school year is just around the corner, which means for the multitude of returning students, it is time to get back to their old stomping grounds; this is not the case, however, for students of Winfield Middle School, who are preparing to be the first crop of kids rea…

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Moscow Mills, Mo. - Residents of the TMHC (Tropicana Mobile Home Community), located in Moscow Mills, are outraged after receiving notice that lot rent in the mobile home park is jumping by $95 beginning in September. The rise in rent comes after the previous owners, SMS development LLC, sol…

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Lincoln County, Mo. - Need help ironing out the kinks in your resumé? Have you taken a break from the workforce and are unsure how to get back in? Thinking about changing careers and need advice on how to make moves from one field to another? The MJC (Missouri Job Center) can answer all thes…

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Board members also tentatively agrees to work with Troy Elks to host “Soap Box Derby”

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Troy, Mo. - More people means more needs; it’s as simple as that. While it may be easy to discern the needs that claim the limelight—Anything that plays off the adage: food, shelter, water—there remains a myriad of other demands that grow as we do. This July, the LCFPD#1 (Lincoln County Fire…

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Troy resident and record holder Scherder among 22 Americans heading to Portugal for DSISO World Swimming Championships

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Lincoln County, Mo. - Voting for candidates to fill four, three-year term seats on Cuivre River Electric Cooperative’s (CREC) Board of Directors opened on July 18. Candidates are as follows (incumbents have an asterisk following their name): 

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Troy, Mo. - After moving its regularly scheduled monthly meeting back a week because of the Lincoln County Fair, the Lincoln County R-III School District’s Board of Education looked to get back to business on July 19 after a controversial June meeting where a citizen and a school board membe…

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Moscow Mills, Mo. - There are few things more American than playing ball, but arguably on par with the national love for sports is our tradition of community. In beautiful moments, these two facets of American identity overlap and bless the public with a story that warms the heart; such an o…

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Elsberry, Mo. - Deputies of the St. Peter’s Police Department and the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office took St. Peter’s resident Christopher Allen Smith into custody around 10:15 a.m., July 20. 

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Deputies of the St. Peter’s Police Department and the LCSO (Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office) took St. Peter’s resident Christopher Allen Smith into custody around 10:15 a.m., July 20. Smith, a 19-years old male, is the main suspect in a shooting that recently occurred at a residence on Goodw…

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Troy, Mo. -Lincoln County Associate Circuit Judge Jim Beck was one of 55 graduates of the Missouri Court Management Institute recognized in a ceremony held May 20 at the Supreme Court of Missouri in Jefferson City. 

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Troy, Mo. - With the new lines finally drawn, Lincoln County moves away from the Third Congressional District into the expansive Sixth Congressional District, which takes up the northern half of the state.

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Elsberry, Mo. - Independence Day is rife with loud noises. There are the rumbling motors of commuting cars, the laughter, jeers and cheers of social gatherings and many more sounds adding to the cacophony of freedom, but perhaps there is no louder sound than the iconic explosion of fireworks…

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Old Monroe, Mo. - Brick and mortar stores have been crippled since Internet sales took off over two decades ago; the recent global pandemic delivered the coupe de grace to millions of suffering businesses and completely reshaped social norms regarding online purchasing. Between that and our …

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Troy, Mo. - Two talented local artists were put on display earlier this month at a showing hosted by the Woods Fort golf course. James Dye, a photographer out of southeast Lincoln County, and Jennifer Bishop, a painter who has resided in the county for over 40 years, showed off several piece…

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Troy, Mo. - With the heated Republican primary for United States Senate heading toward the final stretch, U.S. Representative Vicky Hartzler made her initial trip to Lincoln County for a meet-and-greet on July 7.

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Photographs from around the fair in its first few days of truck pulls and Agriculture shows. More photos to be released in the upcoming issue of The Lincoln County Journal as well as LincolnNewsNow.com.

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Lincoln County, Mo. - Children and adults alike lined the local streets of Troy last Sunday to watch the grand procession of several dozen vehicles down Main Street, east past the Duck Pond and over towards Troy Buchanan High School. The conglomerate of people, vehicles and animals leisurely…

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Silex's Schneider named 2022 Lincoln County Fair Queen

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Troy, Mo. - A new queen was crowned at the Lincoln County Fair Pageant on July 9.

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United States Representative Vicki Hartzler made her first trip to Lincoln County on July 7 for a meet-and-greet with supporters at Cornerstone Coffee House on West Cherry Street in Troy.

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Lincoln County, Mo. - Effective June 24, getting an abortion in the state of Missouri just got a might more difficult. With Roe Vs. Wade (the landmark 1973 court case which led to abortion within the first two trimesters becoming a federal right) being overturned, the legality of an abortion…

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Troy, Mo. - On June 30, Troy’s Board of Aldermen began the opening round to what could be an almost certain showdown with citizens at its July meeting when it passed its Fiscal Year 2022-2023 budget during a special meeting.