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Explorer’s Club open enrollment

 Posted on August 13, 2014 at 11:39 am

The 21st Century Community Learning Center grant in the Elsberry R-II school district has been renewed for the 2014-2015 school year. The $199,422.00 renewal will provide 80 percent of the funds necessary to operate the Explorer’s Club afterschool program. Tuition will support the remaining portion. The Elsberry R-II Explorer’s Club program served over 100 students in grades preschool through sixth last school year. Families pay tuition that is based on

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  • Lincoln County Sheriff’s office announces 2014-2015 D.A.R.E. Dance schedule

     Posted on August 8, 2014 at 8:56 am

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    The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office will host fifth, sixth and seventh grade Dare Dances starting this month. Due to low turnout over the last several years, the Sheriff’s Office will no longer host eighth graders. The proceeds from these dances help support the Sheriff’s Office youth summer camp in June. Fifth, sixth and seventh grade dance schedule: August 22nd and 29th September 5th and 12th October 3rd and 10th November

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  • New Hope Resource Center Hosts Ribbon Cutting for New Space

     Posted on August 7, 2014 at 3:36 pm

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    DARDENNE PRAIRIE, MO – The New Hope Resource Center will host a ribbon cutting at their new facility located on the campus of Morning Star Church (1600 Feise Road, Dardenne Prairie, Mo 63368) at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 21. The community is invited to attend. Tours and information about the New Hope Resource Center will be given. The New Hope Resource Center provides assistance, resources and counseling with compassion. Volunteers,

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  • E.H.P.S. to hold annual dinner/fundraiser

     Posted on August 7, 2014 at 9:37 am

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    The Elsberry Historic Preservation Society [E.H.P.S.] will be holding its annual dinner/fundraiser on Aug. 23 in the parish hall of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church located at 710 Lincoln Street in Elsberry. The featured speakers for the event will be Charles H. “Pheeze” Kemper of Troy and his wife Mary Anne. Charles Kemper is a sixth generation descendant of Martin Kemper, an early settler to Lincoln County. Martin Kemper’s great

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  • Elsberry Schools host ‘Back-to -School Night’

     Posted on August 7, 2014 at 8:42 am

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    A back to school night will be held on Aug. 13 from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. for all Elsberry R-II students. Ice cream will be served in the cafeteria. Please come out to meet your child’s teacher and get ready for the start of the school year.

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  • Cleveland drops in out of thin air

     Posted on August 6, 2014 at 11:11 am

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    On Aug. 2, Elsberry R-II Middle School teacher Scott Cleveland paid a visit to the children participating in the summer library program at Joseph R. Palmer Memorial Library. Cleveland, whose daughter Madison participated in the summer reading program as a child, performed a series of experiments with the children to teach them about air pressure. Cleveland said he has always found it ironic that people are constantly surrounded by science

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  • A Trip Back In Time

     Posted on August 1, 2014 at 8:59 am

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    On July 20 car enthusiasts from various parts of the country gathered at Cadillac Bill’s restaurant in Elsberry as part of the establishment’s monthly Car Cruise. Each month a variety of unique vehicles, both classic and modern, assemble on the lot outside Bill and Phyllis Rockwell’s locally famous eatery on the north side of Hwy. 79 so that owners can show off their cars, trade stories, and treat visitors to

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