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Price graduates from basic training

 Posted on April 10, 2014 at 8:23 am

Army Pvt. Jacob R. Price has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions. Additional training included development of basic combat skills and battlefield operations and tactics, and experiencing use of various weapons and weapons

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  • Palmer library says… Thank you, Thank you very much

     Posted on April 9, 2014 at 11:07 am


    It was a performance that rivaled the King’s 1968 comeback when the Joseph R. Palmer Family Memorial Library brought Elvis Presley to Elsberry on April 5 courtesy of Terry Phillips, a St. Louis-based Elvis impersonator employed through Gigmasters. Phillips provided the entertainment at the library’s annual spring fundraiser held in the Libby Clark Memorial Fellowship Hall at the Elsberry United Methodist Church. Following a meal catered by the Elsberry FFA

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  • Elsberry Police Report March 22-28

     Posted on April 5, 2014 at 12:36 pm

    City of Elsberry Police Blotter

    March 22 Hillcrest Motel – Open Door 200bl Bailey – 911 hang up 400bl S 3rd – stealing Taylor Terrace – Assist EMS 300bl N 3rd – Peace Disturbance 600bl N 5th – Psychiatric Behavior March 23 Pin Oak Park – 911 Hang up 400bl N 4th – suspicious activity 300bl N 3rd – Assist EMS Taylor Terrace – Violation of Court Order 300bl N 3rd – 911 Hang up

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  • Alliance battles water line break along Hwy. 79

     Posted on April 4, 2014 at 8:00 am


    On Monday, Alliance crews could be seen working to fix a water line break along Hwy. 79 just before DuBois in Elsberry.

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  • Eagles visit Hazel Pratt’s farm

     Posted on March 27, 2014 at 8:16 am

    Eagle on farm

    A large number of eagles decided to pay a visit to the home of Hazel Pratt on March 6. Pratt’s winged company began arriving early that morning and quickly made themselves quite comfortable on her partially frozen pond and in the trees nearby. Despite the boldness displayed by these birds in dropping in unannounced and helping themselves to many of the fish from the pond, they proved to be very

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  • Davis retires after 37 years of service

     Posted on March 26, 2014 at 10:09 am


    Elsberry postal employee Teresa (Terri) Davis was honored for her 37 years of dedication at the Elsberry Post-Office. Davis retired Friday, March 21 and was honored with a cake, card and a service award from the District Manager, David F. Martin. Elsberry Postmaster Bill Haugen presented the award to Davis. “I was very lucky as a manager to have a knowledgeable and reliable employee like Terri Davis,” said Haugen. “When

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  • City Council declines to take over Elsberry License Office

     Posted on March 5, 2014 at 2:03 pm

    The Board of Aldermen of the City of Elsberry met on Feb. 25 to discuss the possibility of assuming responsibility for the city’s license office. “Normally the state will put that contract out for bid twice before closing down the office,” said Alderman Steve Wilch. “In this case they actually put it up for bid three times and still nobody submitted one.” The deadline for those bids was Feb. 28

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