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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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Providence Bank wants to “Jump Start” financial futures in October

 Posted on October 30, 2014 at 9:01 am

On Oct. 24 the staff of Providence Bank in Elsberry showed up to work wearing green T-shirts plastered with dollar signs to celebrate the beginning of a new checking account cycle. Every six-eight weeks the bank begins a new cycle in which anyone opening a new “Simply Free” checking account is awarded a free gift for signing up. The free gift for this particular cycle is a set of emergency

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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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