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“Come on dad, they’re playing my favorite song!”

 Posted on March 27, 2015 at 8:51 am

On March 7 some of Elsberry’s dads showed up with their best girls on their arms to participate in the annual Elsberry R-II Father-Daughter Dance. The event took place in the school cafeteria and featured a live disc jockey, balloons and refreshments. Pictured above are those brave souls who chose to break the ice and get out on the dance floor early.

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  • Clarksville Library events shine spotlight on local talent

     Posted on March 26, 2015 at 8:44 am

    Authors Shelley Marie [left] and Elizabeth Wight Herring [right] will appear at book signing events at the Clarksville Library in March and July.

    Beginning this month the Clarksville Library will be hosting a series of book signing events by a number of local authors. The series will begin on March 28 with a signing by Elizabeth Wight Herring, the author of “Still Swinging In Wonderland”. Herring will be followed on April 25 by Dr. David J. Henderson. Henderson has written a book titled “Why America is Sick, but you don’t have to be”.

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  • 50 Miles of Art Tour returns in March

     Posted on March 26, 2015 at 8:37 am


    The 50 Miles of Art Studio and Gallery Tour will take place on March 28-29. This biannual event is hosted by dozens of artists that live and work in the three Mississippi River towns of Clarksville, Louisiana and Hannibal. The towns are all located on Route 79. Participating artists work in a wide variety of mediums and will be in their studios to demonstrate and answer questions. Maps will be

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  • Masonic Lodge Pancake Breakfast

     Posted on March 25, 2015 at 11:02 am


    Members of the Elsberry Masonic Lodge held their annual Pancake Breakfast on Saturday. This is one of the many fundraisers the Masonic Lodge holds each year.

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  • 1,400 Missouri students to compete in MoNASP tournament

     Posted on March 12, 2015 at 10:17 am


    About 1,400 student archers from schools around the state will compete at the Missouri National Archery in the Schools Program (MoNASP) sixth annual state tournament on March 27 and 28 at Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach. The public is welcome to attend in support of participants. MoNASP is an affiliate of the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) and promotes education, self-esteem and physical activity for students in grades

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  • Old Glory Jubilee Committee finalizes details for July 4 celebration

     Posted on March 11, 2015 at 10:20 am


    Members of the Old Glory Jubilee Committee met on March 4 at the Elsberry City Hall  at 6:30 p.m. Committee Chairman Gina McNelly presided over the meeting. Present were City Clerk Jo Ann Cordsiemon, Amanda Holland, Melanie Watkins, Melissa Mitchell, Joe Brockman, Harriett Mesker, Pat Mesker, Lauren Holland and Brigitte Steavenson. Cordsiemon reported that the committee’s recent pizza day fundraiser netted a total of $1,950 and that the current balance

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  • L.C.A.D. annual “Bunny Breakfast”

     Posted on March 5, 2015 at 10:27 am

    The Easter Bunny

    The Lincoln County Ambulance District is hosting a FREE pancake breakfast with the Easter Bunny on March 7 from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. The pancake breakfast will be held at the Lincoln County Ambulance District Headquarters Base 1 at 1392 S. Third St. in Troy. “We’re going to have face painting and a coloring table along with plenty of pancakes to eat and opportunities to take pictures with the

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