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Senate Theater hosts Star Wars marathon

 Posted on September 3, 2014 at 9:56 am

Elsberry’s Senate Theatre hosted a Star Wars marathon the weekend of Aug. 30-31. All six of the blockbuster films were shown during the course of the two-day marathon. On Saturday, movie goers were treated to “The Phantom Menace”, “Attack of the Clones” and “Revenge of the Sith”. Sunday’s show bill featured “A New Hope”, “The Empire Strikes Back” and “Return of the Jedi”. Fans of the Star Wars series were

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  • Keep pests away from entertaining areas

     Posted on July 25, 2014 at 11:44 am

    Make entertaining areas comfortable and safe by keeping pests at bay.

    Outdoor entertaining is one of the joys of nicer weather. People routinely gather on the patio or around the pool when the weather warms up, and such recreational activities can foster companionship and reduce stress. However, if nuisance animals and insects are sharing entertaining spaces, these pests can quickly put a damper on the festivities. While it may seem impossible to keep an outdoor entertaining area completely pest-free, there are

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  • Blast from the past

     Posted on July 2, 2014 at 10:21 am

    Car Cruise at Cadillac Bills

    The last Sunday evening of every month, take a trip up north Hwy. 79 through Elsberry and allow yourself to be taken back-in-time as Cadillac Bills holds their monthly Car Cruise. Once a month numerous classic cars will be parked outside, including this Chevy. Owners Bill and Phyllis Rockwell have been holding the Car Cruises (weather permitting) for the last few years. It has grown to include cars from numerous

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Legion Auxiliary honor Veterans

 Posted on November 19, 2014 at 9:59 am

The Elsberry Unit 226 Auxiliary members served approximately 80 Veterans and their family members on Saturday, Nov. 8 with a lunch at the American Legion Post.  Legion Rider Mike Talbot also helped with the event. The Auxiliary was extremely honored to have three World War II Veterans in attendance: Edward Hausgen, Ray Dotson and Glen Hammer. The Various Branches of the Armed Forces were recognized with their Branch Theme Song.

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  • Old Glory Jubilee committee to host first fundraiser

     Posted on November 13, 2014 at 8:21 am


    The committee to bring back the Elsberry Old Glory Jubilee will be holding it’s first fundraiser on Sunday, Nov. 23. The fundraiser will be a “Quarter Auction” and will be held at the Elsberry Elementary Gymnasium. Doors will open at 1 p.m. for those attending to shop the vendors and look over the items being auctioned for quarters. “Yes you read that right, quarters,” said Lauren Suddarth-Holland. “This is a

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  • Blood Drive to be held at Elsberry R-II School District

     Posted on November 12, 2014 at 12:21 pm


    The Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center will be conducting a blood drive on Nov. 17 in the Elsberry R-II Elementary School Gymnasium from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. New donors and walk-ins are welcome and all donors will receive a free t-shirt. Donors are encouraged to eat and to hydrate well before arriving.  

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