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Cuivre River Annual Meeting election results

 Posted on August 22, 2014 at 9:22 am

Cuivre River Electric Cooperative members elected four directors at their annual meeting on Aug. 8 at the Family Arena in St. Charles. Nearly 2,300 people attended the event. Four directors were re-elected to new three-year terms in their respective districts. Troy Galloway of Elsberry was successful in his bid to serve another term in Lincoln County District 1. Bryan Edwards and Matt Jones, both of the Elsberry area, and Nick

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  • St. Pierre appointed Bancorp President

     Posted on August 21, 2014 at 8:49 am

    Justin St. Pierre

    Lincoln County Bancorp has announced the appointment of Justin St. Pierre to the position of President. St. Pierre has been part of the Lincoln County Bancorp team for eight years serving as Vice President of Loan Review before being promoted to the role of President. During that time he was responsible for performing annual loan reviews and reports as well as assessing the loan loss reserve for all the banks

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  • If the phone rings and nobody answers it, is the call still illegal?

     Posted on August 20, 2014 at 10:17 am

    Elsberry Special Road District Commissioner Larry Wheeler

    In past issues, The Elsberry Democrat has reported on possible violations of the Missouri Sunshine Law with regard to the manner in which the Elsberry Special Road District [E.S.R.D.] posts meeting notices, creates meeting agendas, conducts meetings and justifies going into closed session. Pursuant to these possible violations Michael Short, Managing Editor of The Elsberry Democrat, contacted the Missouri Attorney General’s Office and filed a formal complaint. The investigation resulting

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Will Trinity Underground’s future be as unique as its past?

 Posted on May 28, 2014 at 11:01 am

For some, an old abandoned limestone mine is just that – old and abandoned. For those with a little bit of vision, imagination and ambition, however, it has the potential to be so much more than that. Such is the case for Trinity Underground, LLC., a local mine owned by the family of Lisa Boling. For more on this and other stories pick up your copy of The Elsberry Democrat

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  • Elsberry License Office contract up for bid

     Posted on February 7, 2014 at 8:50 am

    The Missouri Office of Administration is now accepting management contract bids for the Elsberry License Office. Interested individuals and groups must submit their bids to operate the Elsberry License Office by Feb. 28. A copy of the Request for Proposal (RFP) bidders are required to use to develop their bids can be viewed here. Prospective bidders may also tour the Elsberry office from 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m., Feb. 11

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  • Sheriff’s office partners with VA to assist veterans

     Posted on February 3, 2014 at 11:09 am

    The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Jail Administration recently signed into an agreement to partner in the Veteran Administration’s Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment program. This program helps returning veterans obtain specific job training, undergo skills coaching and gain meaningful employment. “Being a veteran myself, I understand returning vets leave the military with a wealth of transferable skills and professionalism,” said Sheriff Cottle.  “We entered into this agreement to assist veteran’s transition

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U.S. Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer

Blaine’s Bulletin, by U.S. Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer

 Posted on August 22, 2014 at 9:02 am

When I drive around the 3rd District, there is nothing that moves me more than seeing our nation’s flag waving from a business, a home or a school. The American flag represents so much, but freedom always comes to mind first. With that in mind, we must always remember the freedoms we are so fortunate to have come from the brave men and women who selflessly serve our country. For

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  • View from the Capitol, by State Rep. Ed Schieffer

     Posted on August 21, 2014 at 8:43 am

    Rep. Ed Schieffer

    Last week I reported that I would vote to sustain the Governor’s veto on the tax breaks. However, there is one that I will vote to override. I had a bill to help food pantries and the pregnancy centers with tax breaks and it was added HB 1132. I will also vote to override Nixon’s veto on the 72-hour waiting period for abortions, HB 1307. My eight-year record as a

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  • View from the Capitol, by State Rep. Ed Schieffer

     Posted on August 16, 2014 at 11:18 am

    Rep. Ed Schieffer

    Thank you to all the winners of the primary elections and to those who voted. Thanks to everyone who offered to be a public servant. It takes lots of money, time and energy to run for office. For those who gave of their time and resources, thank you for caring enough to get involved in the democratic process. A small number of voters actually participated in the primary. Please vote

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