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Spring into Easter with these entertaining tips

 Posted on March 20, 2015 at 9:48 am

(StatePoint) With Easter around the corner, you’re probably already thinking about creating the perfect Easter baskets and planning a celebration for family and friends. As everyone knows, there’s nothing more delightful and heartwarming than sharing a meal with your loved ones, so sweeten this year’s celebration by surprising your guests with an unforgettable Easter get together. Egg-cellent Ideas The iconic Easter egg should take center stage when it comes to

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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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Pack 391 hosts annual Blue and Gold Ceremony

 Posted on April 16, 2015 at 8:50 am

Elsberry Mayor Terry Martin [at left] and Cub Scout Pack 391 Scout Master David Wait [at right] pose with Seth Wyatt [at center], the winner of the 2015 “Outstanding Scout” award. Wyatt received his award at the 2015 Cub Scout Blue and Gold Ceremony on April 11. At that same ceremony, cub scouts Timothy Georgie and Brock Berryman were promoted to boy scouts. Timothy Georgie receives his promotion to the

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  • Old Glory Jubilee Committee brings “Quarter Auction” back to Elsberry

     Posted on April 15, 2015 at 10:52 am

    Due to the success of last year’s event, the members of the Old Glory Jubilee Committee have decided to host a second “Quarter Auction” in the Elsberry High School Gymnasium on April 18. Proceeds from the event will help fund the anticipated return of the Old Glory Jubilee Celebration to Elsberry on July 4, 2015. Pictured above are some of those Elsberry residents who participated in the November, 2014 auction.

    As part of their continued effort to bring an official July 4 celebration back to Elsberry, the members of the Old Glory Jubilee Committee will be hosting a second “Quarter Auction” to raise additional funds. “Our first quarter auction in November of 2015 was a huge success,” said Lauren Holland, Old Glory Jubilee Committee member and one of the organizers of the auction. “Based on that success, we decided to

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  • Discover nature through MDC Women’s Outdoor-Skills Weekend

     Posted on April 11, 2015 at 2:25 pm

    MDC’s Discover Nature--Women Summer Workshop provides a weekend of hands-on learning about canoeing, hunting, fishing, camping, and more.

    Jefferson City– The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites women to have a weekend of fun while learning various outdoor skills at its annual Discover Nature–Women Summer Workshop. The weekend of hands-on learning will take place May 29-31 at the Windermere Baptist Conference Center in Roach along Lake of the Ozarks. Registration deadline is April 24. The workshop provides a safe and friendly environment where women learn hands-on outdoor-skills at

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