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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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  • Mayor praises the performance of Alliance during recent snowstorms

     Posted on January 29, 2014 at 10:25 am

    In one of the quickest meetings in recent memory, the Board of Aldermen of the City of Elsberry convened on Jan. 14 to take stock following the damage recently done by Mother Nature. Mayor Terry Martin and Alderman Mike Talbot thanked Alliance Manager Marshall Suddarth and praised Alliance for their prompt and efficient response to the various problems brought on by the severe winter weather that has plagued Elsberry residents

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  • Nixon appoints Fordyce to head Missouri Department of Agriculture

     Posted on January 23, 2014 at 4:25 pm

    Gov. Jay Nixon today named Richard Fordyce , of Bethany , as the new director of the Missouri Department of Agriculture . Fordyce and his wife, Renee, grow soybeans and corn as well as raise beef cattle on the family farm in Harrison County. Since 2008, he has also served as chairman of the Missouri State Soil & Water Districts Commission . The Governor made the announcement with Fordyce at

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  • The Elsberry Democrat welcomes new staff writer

     Posted on December 23, 2013 at 1:57 pm

    Adam Presswood

    The Elsberry Democrat proudly welcomes Adam Presswood as its new staff reporter. As those of you who follow Elsberry sports probably already know, Presswood has spent the last year working part-time as a sports broadcaster for the Indian Sports Network. “That opportunity came along at just the right time,” said Presswood. “I had been pursuing a dual bachelor’s degree in journalism and history at Missouri Baptist University in St. Louis,

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  • Post Offices open on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve

     Posted on December 23, 2013 at 8:52 am

    Post Offices nationwide will be open Christmas Eve, Tuesday, Dec. 24, and New Year’s Eve, Tuesday, Dec. 31. Most Post Offices will shorten retail lobby hours and close at noon on these dates. Regular mail delivery will be unaffected by the change. Revised hours will be posted at each Post Office; however, customers are advised to check with their local office for holiday hours of operation. Commercial customers are asked

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  • Lakeview project…heated topic

     Posted on December 17, 2013 at 11:04 am

    an example of a Three Phase Generator

    Tuesday, Dec. 12 was anything but typical as Elsberry Aldermen and other parties met for the City’s monthly meeting. Following a nice award presentation by Elsberry Police Chief Robert Bodley, things got a little heated as discussion on the Lakeview Water and Wastewater project had finally reached it’s ‘now or never’ point. According to Jay Gourley with Boonslick Regional Planning, everyone involved in the project is ready to go, but

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