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Is Elsberry ready for a gym?

 Posted on July 10, 2014 at 9:00 am

It’s often said that we live in a gym culture, one in which most everyone is worried about getting enough of the right kind of exercise, whether it’s to develop the thick chest and big arms of a bodybuilder or to create the lean and athletic look that comes from cardiovascular and flexibility training. In short, Americans seem obsessed with how they look and the gym is a big part

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  • Lincoln County Health Department calendar of events – July 2014

     Posted on July 3, 2014 at 10:33 am


    July 1 – WIC Clinic, Children’s Dental Clinic July 2 – Immunization Clinic, Silex Blood Pressure Clinic 11 am – 12 pm July 3 – Children’s Dental Clinic July 4 – OFFICE CLOSED IN OBSERVANCE OF 4TH OF JULY July 7 – Immunization Clinic July 8 – WIC Clinic, Children’s Dental Clinic July 9 – Immunization Clinic, WIC Clinic, COAD Meeting 9:30 am, Emergency Services Task Force Meeting 10 am,

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  • Lincoln County Health Department June 2014 Calendar of Events

     Posted on June 5, 2014 at 8:40 am


    June 2 – Immunization Clinic June 3 – WIC Clinic, Walk-In Immunization Clinic 9:00 am – 4:00 pm June 4 – Immunization Clinic, WIC Clinic, Silex Blood Pressure Clinic 11 am – 12 pm June 5 – WIC Clinic, Children’s Dental Clinic June 6 – WIC Clinic June 9 – Immunization Clinic, WIC Clinic June 10 – WIC Clinic, Walk-In Immunization Clinic 9:00 am – 4:00 pm June 11 –

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  • Ticks will be out in greater numbers in 2014

     Posted on May 30, 2014 at 1:17 pm


    Anyone who has spent any time at all outdoors this spring knows that the ticks are already out in full force. Most people were probably hoping that the long and harsh winter would prevent ticks and other bugs from being so bad this year. It turns out the reverse is actually true. According to a report put out by Integrated Pest Management [IPM] Services, the ticks overwintered in the soil

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  • Red Cross blood drive to honor Lindsay Whyte; Elsberry native is battling cancer

     Posted on May 26, 2014 at 10:19 am


    As a physical therapist, Lindsay Whyte helps people get back to their daily lives. Now, Whyte is looking for help of her own, and local residents can roll up a sleeve to help her and other patients in need by giving blood in Whyte’s honor on June 3 in Elsberry. The 33-year old Whyte, a native of Elsberry, is currently undergoing treatment for cancer. Like many cancer patients, that treatment

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  • Antonacci assumes duties as district administrator

     Posted on May 14, 2014 at 10:30 am

    Ray Antonacci

    Ray Antonacci has  officially assumed his duties as the chief administrator of the Lincoln County Ambulance District. He holds a bachelor’s degree in mass communications  with a minor in philosophy from Southeast Missouri State University. He earned his paramedic certificate from St. Louis Community College and his Firefighter I and II from the St. Louis County Fire Academy. He has worked as a state fire inspector, NIMS training, Hazmat awareness,

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  • Spring Blood Drive May 2

     Posted on May 1, 2014 at 9:23 am

    Blood Drive

    The Elsberry R-II chapter of the National Honor Society [NHS] will be hosting a blood drive in the high school library on May 2 from 12:30 p.m. until 6 p.m. to benefit the Mississippi Valley Blood Center. Donors can register through any NHS member or online through NHS Sponsor Karin Busiere at In addition, donors can also register online through NHS Co-Sponsor Sarah O’Brien at Those who are

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