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DeGeares hold fourth annual “Haunted Hayride”

 Posted on October 23, 2014 at 9:11 am

On Oct. 17-18 Elsberry resident Chris Degeare and his family hosted their fourth annual “Haunted Hayride” on their property at 1205 Page branch Road in Elsberry. The ride was originally scheduled to take place on Oct. 10-11 but was rescheduled due to inclement weather. The DeGeare family began the hayride four years ago as a family event but they enjoyed it so much that they opened it to the public

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  • Forrest Keeling celebrates annual Chestnut Roast

     Posted on October 22, 2014 at 10:27 am


    On Oct. 18 Forrest Keeling Nursery in Elsberry celebrated its fourth annual “Great River Road Chestnut Roast”. The event was sponsored free of charge by Forrest Keeling Nursery in cooperation with The Center for Agriforestry at the University of Missouri. The Roast showcased a variety of popular Chinese chestnut selections used in agriforestry. In addition, Dr. Gene Garrett, professor and former director of The Center for Agriforestry at the University

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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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     Posted on October 17, 2014 at 11:15 am


    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


    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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