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

Keep pests away from entertaining areas

 Posted on July 25, 2014 at 11:44 am

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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  • DAREDEVILS Wankel and Jones…very brave souls

     Posted on May 21, 2014 at 2:46 pm

    Wankel and Jones

    During the morning hours on Monday, Elsberry Elementary students had the opportunity to watch BMX bikers perform tricks and stunts. A special half-pipe ramp was set up in the Elementary School parking lot as numerous bikers did flips, jumps and much more. At one point, Elementary Principal Toni Wankel and fourth grade teacher Sherrill Jones sat atop the ramp while a BMX rider performed a 360°flip.

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“Let’s Kick It!” 5K set for Sept. 13

 Posted on July 31, 2014 at 8:24 am

On Sept. 13 the family of Kari Kroeger will be hosting a “Let’s Kick It!” 5K Run/Walk at the American Legion Hall in Elsberry. The event will benefit Lindsay [Ogden] Whyte, an Elsberry resident who has been battling ovarian cancer for more than six years. Kroeger described the event as a fantastic opportunity to get involved in a cause that is very close to many hometown hearts. Check in for

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  • Abra-Kid-Abra

     Posted on July 30, 2014 at 10:14 am

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    On July 19, Elsberry children participating in the summer library program at Joseph R. Palmer Memorial Library were visited by a magician from Abra-Kid-Abra, a Webster Groves based entertainment company. The magician, who was introduced to the children as “Howie”, brought with him a comical combination of mirth, mayhem and a magical tribute to Dr. Seuss. This was the third year for Abra-Kid-Abra to make an appearance at the library

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  • Ambulance District Open Houses Scheduled

     Posted on July 25, 2014 at 8:31 am


      The Lincoln County Ambulance District will be holding a Town-Hall style meeting on July 28 at the Lincoln County Ambulance District Base 1, located at 1392 South Third St. in Troy. This is an opportunity to meet the Chief staff, paramedics and members of the Board of Directors. The topic of discussion will be Prop S but all questions about the ambulance district will be entertained. On July 29

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