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EHS students perform at annual Christmas Concert

 Posted on December 19, 2014 at 11:33 am

On Dec. 9 band and choir students at Elsberry High School hosted their annual Christmas Concert in the high school gym. Led by Band and Choir Director Rebecca Shroyer, the EHS jazz band [top], the high school choir [middle] and the concert band all performed various holiday favorites, as well as some newer, more contemporary numbers for the parents, teachers and guests in attendance.

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  • LCAD to host pancake breakfast with Santa

     Posted on December 18, 2014 at 10:41 am

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    The Lincoln County Ambulance District [LCAD] is inviting Lincoln County residents and their families to a pancake breakfast with Santa on Dec. 20 from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Santa will be at Lincoln County Ambulance Base #1 at 1392 South Third St. in Troy. This is a FREE event for the public. In addition to a pancake breakfast, there will be a face painter and door prizes. For more

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  • Young and Young-At-Heart visit local businesses during Christmas Open House on Saturday

     Posted on December 18, 2014 at 9:40 am


    A blast-from-the-past at the local Fountain Shop (Broadway Flowers & Fountain) as Mike, Robin, Anne and Claire provide some holiday cheer to their customers. BBQ was the main attraction along with amazing shakes, malts and old-fashioned fountain sodas. For more on this and other stories pick up your copy of The Elsberry Democrat today  from one of our several locations.  You can also sign up for the online edition by

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  • Cookie Walk raises money for Catherine Jeans Memorial Scholarship Fund

     Posted on December 17, 2014 at 11:45 am

    Cookie Walk 2

    On Dec. 6 Elsberry residents participated in the annual cookie walk to benefit the Catherine Jeans Memorial Scholarship Fund. Catherine, the daughter of Lance and Jeanie Jeans of Troy, lost her battle with cancer a number of years ago. Since she would have been a member of the graduating class of 2016 at Troy, the money raised from the cookie walk will be applied toward two individual scholarships to be

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  • Reed-Goozh exchange vows

     Posted on December 5, 2014 at 10:23 am

    Jeffrey Alen Reed and Lisa Heather Goozh

    Lisa Heather Goozh and Jeffrey Alen Reed were married on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014 in Schaumburg, IL. A reception in their honor was held by Goozh’s parents following the wedding. On Sept. 6, 2014 the newlyweds held a reception for their Missouri friends and family at the American Legion Hall in Elsberry. The bride is a 1999 graduate of Louisiana State University. She is a phlebotomist at Revitalife Wellness in

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  • NECAC Hunger Banquet demonstrated the impact of hunger in Lincoln County

     Posted on December 4, 2014 at 10:50 am

    On Nov. 10, NECAC hosted a banquet to benefit the Bread For Life Food Pantry and the Lincoln County Cupboard. Pictured above of some of the various guests in attendance that night.

    The Lincoln County Council on Aging was the site of a very special banquet on Nov. 10. The banquet was sponsored by NECAC for the benefit of the Bread For Life Food Pantry and the Lincoln County Cupboard. There was no fee to attend, though donations of canned goods and non-perishable food items were accepted. There was also a silent auction of various gift baskets, the proceeds of which also

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  • First Christian Church hosts annual “Hanging Of The Greens” Service

     Posted on December 3, 2014 at 11:37 am

    Chrismon Tree

    On Nov. 30 the 2014 “Hanging Of the Greens” Service was held at the First Christian Church in Elsberry. After the welcome and invocation by Rev. Tom Schofield several church members offered scripture readings, hymns were sung and special music was provided by Sarah Bottcher. Throughout the service many of those in attendance came forward to place symbols on the Chrismon Tree [at right] before the dedication ceremony led by

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