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Community members held an impromptu street dance at the corner of Cherry Street and Main in Downtown Troy Friday, Oct. 11, to raise awareness for an upcoming candlelight vigil for Domestic Violence Awareness Month, which will be held this Friday, Oct. 18 at the Fairgrounds Park. Learn more a…

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The Lincoln County Walk to End Alzheimer’s was held Oct. 12, with a large crowd turning out to raise support for the fight against the disease. Right now, the walk has raised $37,000, $11,000 dollars away from its goal. For more info, visit www.facebook.com/groups/LincolnCountyWalktoEndAlzheimers.

On Sept. 28, Toyota Bodine hosted nearly 60 volunteers for the annual National Public Lands Day volunteer event at Cuivre River State Park.  Volunteers cleaned up more than 500 lbs of trash, removed invasive plants, re-painted campground gates and collected seeds. National Public Lands Day a…

Lincoln County Health Department, in partnership with regional partner agencies, will be conducting “Star-Spangled Fright,” a bioterrorism response exercise this Wednesday. Events are planned through Oct. 10, and community members and other groups are invited to participate in the exercise o…


Hot on the heels of the Troy Bicentennial Run – which was held in the morning on Sept. 21 before the city’s 200th birthday celebration – is the fast-approaching Veterans Day 5k. The run and following ceremony will be on Sunday, Nov. 10, starting at 9:30 a.m. at the Old Courthouse on Main Str…

People’s Bank and Trust employee, Kris Moesch presented a check recently in support of the Walk to End Alzheimer’s to Donald Danielson, a member of RebALZ for a Cure Walk Team. 


Troy Middle School will be flooded with purple on Oct. 12 during the annual Walk To End Alzheimer’s as caregivers, family members and those battling the disease stretch their legs. 

Steve Paulsell of Central Missouri Honor Flight (left) accepts fundraised for Honor Flight from Rick Esinbath at a Veterans Coffee Talk in September. The group raised about $12,500 for Honor Flight. Prior to giving the money to Paulsell, several veterans spoke to the crowd about their experi…

Maxwell Gessert, a student at Troy Buchanan, recently was in the hospital for a fracture of his temporal bone in his skull. Many students at TBHS dressed up in support of Maxwell as a tribute to him on Sept. 30 to let him know that they are hoping for a speedy recovery.


Starting the last week of October and running through the end of the year, the Lincoln County Ambulance District (LCAD) will be hitting the road for a county-wide listening tour in hopes of getting the “pulse of the community.”


This Friday at LCCOA (1380 Boone Street in Troy) a Bingo night will be held to support the fast-approaching Lincoln County Walk to End Alzheimer's. The event will feature a silent auction, door prizes, raffles and game prizes. popcorn and soda will be served. Doors open at 6 p.m. on Oct. 4, …


Winfield lights up the sky with one of the best lightshows in town. The Independence Celebration was held Sept. 21 this year, rather than July 4, due to heavy flooding in the summer. Judging by the fireworks, the city’s enthusiasm for the celebration was not dampened a bit. Photos by Angela …

Elsberry, Silex, and other Lincoln County residents have long known what the third weekend of September is:  the Lincoln County Old Thresher’s Show!  But now they can also bank on knowing what the last Saturday of September is:  the Elsberry Fall Festival.  The date for this year’s festival,…

The American Red Cross is urging people of all races and ethnicities to give blood or platelets to help increase the diversity of the blood supply in local blood drives, three of which are coming up soon in Troy. The first of these is Sept. 26, at St. Stephens Methodist Church, with drives o…

At the regularly scheduled, Aug. 20, meeting, the Lincoln County R-III School District Board of Education established a final terms committee that approved the sale of $8,465,000 General Obligation Refunding Bonds to its Municipal Bond Underwriter, L.J. Hart & Company of St. Louis, Missouri. 


To keep the memory of Doug Geiger alive, the D.A.R.T. Coalition, the Lincoln County community, first responders and medical providers turned out in force to the Eighth Annual Anti-Drug Rally in Troy, which was started by Geiger’s family after he was killed by a heroin overdose. 


Ahead of the Troy Bicentennial celebration Sept. 20 and 21, the city broke open a long-sealed time capsule on Sept. 16 to view what citizens from 25 years ago had buried. Above: Velma Dunard of Troy holds up one of the artifacts pulled from the unsealed time capsule.


Reaching the golden mark is an accomplishment for anything and calls for a celebration, which is exactly what the Lincoln County Old Threshers Association has planned for their annual event.  

First responders, the D.A.R.T. Coalition, members of the community and healthcare providers kept the memory of Doug Geiger alive at the Eighth Annual Anti-Drug Rally, which was started by Geiger’s family after he was killed by a heroin overdose. 

County Market’s Kevin Heminghaus recently dropped off the money raised during the supermarket’s inaugural Car Show Fundraiser, held Aug. 16. Over 50 classic automobiles showed up for display, so many more than expected that participants had to get creative with parking solutions. The show ra…

Veronica Whiteside is a junior at Elsberry High School who was one of 24 students from Missouri to  spent a week of her summer at the YMCA Youth Conference on National Affairs (CONA).  The week-long conference is held at the YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly in North Carolina that serves as the natio…

The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission has awarded the improvement project contract for replacement of the bridge over McLean’s Creek on Route 79 in Lincoln County.


At the end of County Road 814 in Moscow Mills sits a 134-year-old bridge. Over 215 feet long, it’s superstructure is a 177-foot pin-connected Pratt-through main truss span. It’s one of the last of its breed in the state of Missouri – and it’s up for grabs. 

The Troy Bicentennial Celebration is set to begin on Sept. 16 with the opening of a time capsule that was buried 25 years ago. That will be at 10 a.m. at City Hall.


Christy Kuntz was named the 2019 Employee of the Year during the 71st Annual Missouri Health Care Association Convention.