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Brenda Bryant of Hawk Point was elected National Guard of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) of the United States Auxiliary at its 106th National Convention in Orlando, Florida on July 24.

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“I don’t know what it is about the water in Lincoln County, but I’ve never worked in an agency, a community that had so many child sex crimes,” said Lieutenant Andy Binder, public information officer for the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office.  “It’s been going on since 2006 when I started work…

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On Aug. 15 the Lincoln County community came together to support the families of two teenagers that were lost in a car accident earlier that week – Brayden Hood (16) and Mario Montalvo (16). 

I listened to a podcast recently – a soccer podcast – where the hosts picked a soccer team from characters from the television show “Parks and Rec.” In the standard 4-4-2 formation, a soccer team is comprised, on the field, of a goalkeeper, four defenders, four midfielders and 2 forwards: 11…

Starting Oct. 1, 2020, Missourians who want to fly domestically will need a REAL ID-compliant driver license or identification card. The Missouri Department of Revenue began offering compliant licenses and identification cards in March in an effort to satisfy requirements of the federal REAL…

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On Monday, in a packed, fifth-floor courtroom in the St. Charles County Courthouse, Pamela Hupp was sentenced for the murder of Louis Gumpenberger in 2016.

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There are 200 sex offenders registered in Lincoln County as of Aug. 9. 

As the 2019-20 school year is starting up, a new principal at Troy Buchanan High School will be stepping into place. Taking on the job will be Brian Brown, who formerly worked at Knox County High School in Edina, Missouri. He graduated from Centralia High School went on to attend Truman Stat…

There are many organizations that support veterans and their quest to survive in the world after their time in any of the military branches.  

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Former Lincoln County Fair Queen, Chloe Momphard, represented the Lincoln County well at the Missouri State Fair this week, taking the title of 2019 Missouri State Fair Queen. The 2018 Troy Buchanan High School graduate is only the second young lady from Troy or Lincoln County to win this pr…

Two local charitable organizations were each awarded a $7,000 “Sharing Success” grant by Cuivre River Electric Cooperative (CREC) and CoBank. The recipients of the 2019 grants are Greater St. Louis Honor Flight and The Key Youth Center.

FEMA is scheduled to open a disaster recovery center in Lincoln County – for three days – starting this Thursday, August 8, to provide one-on-one assistance to Missourians affected by recent flooding, severe storms and tornadoes.

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Local businesses, residents, cancer survivors and churches flooded Clonts Field last Friday for the Lincoln County Relay for Life event – an endeavor that raised over $60,000 for the fight against cancer. 

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As the Key Youth Center continues finishing indoor construction, the people behind it have begun plans to hold an open house once construction is complete.

Lincoln County families believe it is never too early to make a difference, which is why, whether it is August or December, they are transforming shoeboxes into gifts of joy. Operation Christmas Child, a project of international Christian relief organization Samaritan’s Purse, delivers the s…

The Lincoln County Soil & Water Conservation District’s Board awarded Mike and Rose Ann Sullivan the 2018 Cooperator of the Year Award due to the many conservation efforts they have performed on their farm over the years. They received State Cost Share through the Lincoln County SWCD two…

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Proposition Ambulance will go up for a vote in the county on Aug. 6, putting the choice in voters’ hands to support or deny a property tax increase that would allow the Lincoln County Ambulance District to expand its facilities and services.

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Harley Race, a prominent, storied professional wrestler passed away in Troy on Thursday, Aug. 1. Race started a wrestling academy that has been operating in Troy since 2014, offering this community high quality wrestling experiences.

From a first job, to saving for a car, to starting a family, to planning for retirement, throughout our lives we are taught the importance of budgeting and reminded of the consequences of missed deadlines or unrestrained spending. Year after year, it is apparent that some in Washington D.C. …

After almost a full year of banging the drum to raise interest in the proposition, Moscow Mills has formed a committee to celebrate its bicentennial in 2021.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open and operate their Disaster Recovery Center as follows. The center will be at Winfield High School, at 3920 East Highway 47, Winfield, Missouri, 63389The center will be open Tuesday July 30, Wednesday July 31 and Thursday Aug. 1 from 8 …

The Troy Board of Alderman approved an ordinance at a special meeting on July 25 declaring the need to acquire easements for the Cherry Street improvement plan, which allows the city to use eminent domain by condemnation over seven holdout properties, should negotiations with property owners fail.

Route N in Lincoln County is now open after flooding from the Mississippi River. Repairs have been made to the damaged culverts, the water is off the roadway, and the debris and barricades have been removed. 

From Main Street to Silicon Valley, American innovation is made possible by our nation’s unique economic freedom. With American entrepreneurs, small business owners, and consumers continuing to take advantage of our flourishing economy, President Trump hosted a “Made in the USA” showcase at …

Elsberry Police Chief Rob Marchbanks approached Sheriff Cottle last week to form a temporary task force for the apprehension of 30-year-old Timothy “Tubby” Golden, Jr. and 35-year-old Jesse Simmons, both of Elsberry.

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This year, following success at the district and state levels, recent TBHS graduate Brianna Pfeiffer represented Lincoln County R-III and competed in the STAR (Students Taking Action with Recognition) event of her choosing, Applied Math for Culinary Management at the Family, Career, and Comm…

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(Editor's Note: The next town hall meeting will be Sunday, July 21 at 2 p.m. at 1392 South Third Street in Troy. The third town hall will be July 22 at 6:30 p.m. at the Winfield/Foley Fire House 1. The final town hall will be on Aug. 2, at Elsberry Base 3, 902 New Hope Road in Elsberry, at 6…

As of last week Elsberry residents are again hearing the train hornsas normal activity has resumed on the tracks located on the east side of town.  According to Mike Pamprin, project engineer for Ames Construction, the new railroad bridge over Lost Creek has been completed eight days ahead o…

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Thursday night at the Lincoln County Fair, the showing arena was packed for auction night – even overflowing – with buyers and spectators moving in and out of seats and bleachers, coming and going, bidding, talking, laughing and watching.