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Three creative ideas for winter entertaining and parties

 Posted on February 5, 2015 at 12:11 pm

(StatePoint) The look of your party can be just as important as its other elements. So go above and beyond a plain table setting. Set the mood for your party and provide a striking visual to accompany the feast by creating a thematic “tablescape.” The experts at Bed Bath & Beyond are offering three ideas for elevating your entertaining décor: Rustic Living A warm, woodsy vibe invites lingering conversation. Skip

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  • Kirby performs at Elsberry United Methodist Church

     Posted on January 8, 2015 at 11:26 am

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    On Dec. 28 the Elsberry United Methodist Church hosted an organ and violin recital by Mitchell Kirby [above]. Kirby is originally from Troy and is currently a student at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Ill. He treated those in attendance to a number of classical pieces on both the organ and the violin, which he began playing when he was only four years old.

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  • How to throw the sweetest party ever

     Posted on December 31, 2014 at 2:42 pm


    (StatePoint) How do you put a twist on your entertaining traditions? To add new flavor and excitement to your parties, consider incorporating a series of sweet surprises to delight your guests. The Perfect Pairing You’re probably familiar with the concept of pairing appetizers and entrées with the perfect wines, but you may not realize that it’s just as important for your sweet treats! If you’re serving a particularly sweet candy

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National Entertainment


The Easter Bunny

L.C.A.D. annual “Bunny Breakfast”

 Posted on March 5, 2015 at 10:27 am

The Lincoln County Ambulance District is hosting a FREE pancake breakfast with the Easter Bunny on March 7 from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. The pancake breakfast will be held at the Lincoln County Ambulance District Headquarters Base 1 at 1392 S. Third St. in Troy. “We’re going to have face painting and a coloring table along with plenty of pancakes to eat and opportunities to take pictures with the

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  • Dean Christopher to headline 2015 Palmer Library Fundraiser this month

     Posted on March 4, 2015 at 10:34 am

    St. Louis actor, singer and comedian Dean Christopher will be providing the entertainment for the 2015 Joseph R. Palmer Family Memorial Library dinner/fundraiser on March 28.

    The Joseph R. Palmer Family Memorial Library will host its annual dinner/fundraiser on March 28 in the Elsberry High School Gymnasium. Dean Christopher, a St. Louis-based actor, singer and comedian with over 30 years of experience, will be providing this year’s entertainment. Christopher is a member of Actor’s Equity, AFTRA [American Federation of Television and Radio Artists] and the Screen Actors Guild who has predominantly made his living as an

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  • Elsberry fish fry postponed one week

     Posted on February 19, 2015 at 9:11 am


    It’s that time of the year again when weekly fish fries will start popping up all over the community and for approximately a month families will have one more option when it comes to where and what to eat on a Friday night. This year, however, there has been a little glitch in the plan. Under normal circumstances the Knights of Columbus would have kicked off their weekly fish fries

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