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Fishing is possibly one of man’s greatest past times. Loading up the boat, grabbing the old fishing poles, cooler full of beverages and for some the family, almost everyone has a story about fishing. Lincoln county is home to 83 various lakes and rivers just for fishing, however, there is a great number of those that are privately owned and need permission to fish on. But there are a large
Memorial Day weekend was the opening date for many community pools in our area. And while swimmers in those pools were sure to enjoy a chilling surprise upon entering the water, it was no comparison to the frigid temperature experienced by the three individuals baptized Saturday in the creek beside Page Branch Park. “It’s so cold I think I’m going to cry,” said six-year-old Ezekiel Byers, accompanied by the laughter
Sometimes it’s hard to say goodbye. Sometimes it’s not what a person has said that makes it hard but rather what they have done and the impact they have made. After almost a decade of service to the City of Elsberry, Star Hope Baptist Pastor Allen Calkins is saying goodbye to his home in Elsberry, as he has been called to a new congregation in Gray Summit. “I was contacted
Motorcyclists and motorists are encouraged to safely “share the road” this May in observation of Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. All motorists are reminded to watch for motorcycles and to be extra alert to help keep motorcyclists safe, while motorcyclists are reminded to make themselves visible to other motorists. There were 276 motorcyclists killed from 2010-2012. “We’re seeing more and more motorcycles on the highways,” said Leanna Depue, chair of the
Every year Elsberry High School takes a night to showcase their students for their academic hard work and achievements from the year. This event for family and friends of students was held on Tuesday, May 8 in the high school gymnasium. The evening started with a welcome from Stephen Hill, first year EHS principal and capped off by the presentation of the Outstanding Student at EHS to Senior Krista Dye.
As the bee population declines, growers become concerned about future It is said that nothing works harder or stays busier than bees; at least that’s the buzz. For many, they see a bee and do everything they can to either kill it or out run it, but how many have ever stopped and thought just how important the bee is to everyday life? How without them society could take an