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Trivia Night a huge success

 Posted on January 24, 2014 at 8:55 am

                      Great minds filled the American Legion Hall on Saturday night for the 5th Annual Marcella Whitehead Scholarship Trivia Night. The money raised goes to numerous scholarships for Elsberry High School graduating seniors.

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  • Play it smart with spirited parties

     Posted on December 31, 2013 at 11:39 am

    Parties catering to adults are often enhanced with a variety of food and beverage options, and alcoholic drinks are a common component of such gatherings. Party hosts and hostesses who will be offering the spirits to their guests should keep safety in the back of their minds.   Many party hosts are unaware that they may be held liable should a person become intoxicated at their event and then go

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  • Bad little Elf

     Posted on December 23, 2013 at 1:45 pm

    As Christmas approaches, that naughty little elf that seems to be raising chaos wherever it goes, struck the Elsberry R-II School District on Thursday, Dec. 19.
Several photos have circulated on Facebook of the rascally trouble maker taking things out of cabinets, throwing clothes all over the house and now terrorizing the innocent lunch ladies. According to eye witnesses, the bad little Elf was climbing on counters, rearranging lunch trays and dancing around the cafeteria being disruptive.
If anyone has any additional information on the whereabouts of this deviant, please contact Santa Clause at his home in the North Pole.

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  • First Baptist Church hosts Christmas program

     Posted on December 17, 2013 at 11:14 am

    First Baptist Church Program

    The TeamKids of First Baptist Church participated in Christmas musical on Wednesday, Dec. 11. The program was entitled Christmas Letters. Madison Steen played the part of mother with Olivia Kinsler and Kaden Kinsler posing as her children, who came up with the idea to write letters to learn about all the things that happened when Jesus was born. Playing the part of Joseph was Timothy Georgie who received a letter

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  • Hagemeier named to All-Tournament Team

     Posted on December 10, 2013 at 2:48 pm

    Elsberry Lady Indians Center Brittni Hagemeier was named to the 2013 Bank of Old Monroe Varsity Girls Tip Off Classic All-Tournament Team.
Hagemeier finished the tournament with 35 total points and was a big presence in the Lady Indians 78-33 win over University City and the 70-44 win over Winfield.

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  • Santa comes to town

     Posted on December 10, 2013 at 9:13 am


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  • Deck the Halls

     Posted on November 28, 2013 at 12:23 pm

    The First Christian Church of Elsberry will be holding their annual “Hanging of the Greens” service at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 1. This special service begins the Advent season, as the congregation joins in decorating the sanctuary with Christian symbols being placed on the “Chrismon” tree. An added feature this year, will be special music by the Second Chance Choir, Cory Trevino, Cyril Heintzelman and Sarah Bottcher. Refreshments will

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