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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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Cookie Walk raises money for Catherine Jeans Memorial Scholarship Fund

 Posted on December 17, 2014 at 11:45 am

On Dec. 6 Elsberry residents participated in the annual cookie walk to benefit the Catherine Jeans Memorial Scholarship Fund. Catherine, the daughter of Lance and Jeanie Jeans of Troy, lost her battle with cancer a number of years ago. Since she would have been a member of the graduating class of 2016 at Troy, the money raised from the cookie walk will be applied toward two individual scholarships to be

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  • Reed-Goozh exchange vows

     Posted on December 5, 2014 at 10:23 am

    Jeffrey Alen Reed and Lisa Heather Goozh

    Lisa Heather Goozh and Jeffrey Alen Reed were married on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014 in Schaumburg, IL. A reception in their honor was held by Goozh’s parents following the wedding. On Sept. 6, 2014 the newlyweds held a reception for their Missouri friends and family at the American Legion Hall in Elsberry. The bride is a 1999 graduate of Louisiana State University. She is a phlebotomist at Revitalife Wellness in

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  • NECAC Hunger Banquet demonstrated the impact of hunger in Lincoln County

     Posted on December 4, 2014 at 10:50 am

    On Nov. 10, NECAC hosted a banquet to benefit the Bread For Life Food Pantry and the Lincoln County Cupboard. Pictured above of some of the various guests in attendance that night.

    The Lincoln County Council on Aging was the site of a very special banquet on Nov. 10. The banquet was sponsored by NECAC for the benefit of the Bread For Life Food Pantry and the Lincoln County Cupboard. There was no fee to attend, though donations of canned goods and non-perishable food items were accepted. There was also a silent auction of various gift baskets, the proceeds of which also

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