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The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes

 Posted on October 20, 2014 at 2:06 pm

“You have been in Afghanistan, I perceive?” Those words, spoken by Sherlock Holmes to Dr. Watson on the occasion of their first meeting, were the beginning of a literary legacy that has spanned more than a century and spawned a legion of fans all over the globe. The fictional detective Sherlock Holmes and his faithful companion Dr. Watson were first introduced to readers in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s detective novel

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  • 2014 CLASSICS ON WHEELS CAR SHOW WINNERS

     Posted on October 17, 2014 at 11:15 am

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    1920’s: 2nd Place – James Gober, 1927 Ford Model T 1st Place – June & Ken Moehle, 1923 Ford Model T 1930’s 2nd Place – Ken Gnade, 1938 Ford Coupe 1st  Place – John Mullen, 1930 Chevrolet 4 Door 1940’s 3rd Place – Keith Lockhard, 1940 Ford Coupe 2nd Place – Dan & Chris Dildine, 1940 Ford Deluxe Sedan 1st Place – Dennis T. Klier, 1948 Chevrolet Fleetline Aero Woody

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  • Food Pantry holds annual fundraiser at VFW Post

     Posted on October 16, 2014 at 10:54 am

    Pantry Fundraiser 2014

    On Oct. 11 Elsberry residents came out to help raise funds for the Lincoln County Cupboard’s annual fundraiser. The event was held at the VFW Post #9064 in Elsberry and featured food and beverages, a live disc jockey, Karaoke, a silent auction and a raffle.

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  • Highlights from the 2014 Classic on Wheels Car Show and Fall Festival

     Posted on October 9, 2014 at 10:33 am

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    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 visiting http://elsberrydemocrat.com and clicking on Subscribe …

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  • Forrest Keeling celebrates chestnuts at annual event

     Posted on October 3, 2014 at 9:55 am

    Eating the freshly roasted chestnuts is just one of the numerous activities at the annual Forrest Keeling Nursery Chestnut Roast Day event.

    Fall is full of family traditions that involve food and fun and one of the favorites has become Forrest Keeling Nursery’s fall Chestnut Roast, an annual family event. This year’s event will be held, Saturday, Oct. 18, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is sponsored free of charge by Forrest Keeling Nursery, www.forrestkeeling.com in cooperation with The Center for Agroforestry at the University of Missouri, www.centerforagroforestry.org. “Our family

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  • Elsberry FFA to host the Annual 2014 Trunk or Treat

     Posted on October 2, 2014 at 9:07 am

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    As the scariest day of the year gets ready to poke its ghostly head from around the dark corner, children from all over are deciding which Halloween character they want to be and parents are prepping to sort through bags of candy. This years Trunk-or-Treat event will be hosted once again by the Elsberry FFA and will start at 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 24. With no setup fee, all

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  • Local Church to Offer Free Family Fall Event; The Great Pumpkin Festival to Feature ‘Pumpkin Chunkin’

     Posted on October 1, 2014 at 1:50 pm

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    On Sunday, Oct. 19 from 3 to 7 p.m., the campus of Morning Star Church will transform into The Great Pumpkin Festival. With activities such as hayrides, pumpkin decorating contest, a chili cook-off, pumpkin chunkin and bon fires to roast marshmallows, the Great Pumpkin Festival will appeal to individuals and families of all ages. What will be noticeably absent that day, however, are people’s wallets. That’s what sets the Great

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