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Troy DAR honors local veterans

 Posted on April 24, 2015 at 8:41 am

Among the veterans honored by the Troy Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution were Elsberry residents Terry Martin, Ray Dotson and Gene Spies. They were recognized at a brunch at Old Alexandria United Methodist Church on April 18.

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  • “Then I’ll huff, and I’ll puff……”

     Posted on April 24, 2015 at 8:38 am

    ATM Demolition

    Just kidding! In fact, the strong winds that found their way to Elsberry on April 20 had nothing at all to do with the demise of the Providence Bank ATM Machine located near the intersection of Broadway and Hwy. 79. Crews showed up early that day to begin the demolition procedure and remained until much later that day in an effort to clean up the debris. In the photo to

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  • Broadway Flowers and Fountain tips its hat to Elsberry’s moms

     Posted on April 23, 2015 at 8:41 am

    Mother's Day At Broadway Flowers And Fountain

    Broadway Flowers and Fountain in Elsberry is celebrating its third anniversary with a salute to all of the moms in the community. “All lunches on Mother’s Day will be free,” said owner Robin Stafstrom. “If you bring your mother in for lunch that day, whether in a big party or a small party, her lunch will be provided at no cost.” Stafstrom said she thought it would be a good

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  • Area residents welcome returning Honor Flight participants

     Posted on April 22, 2015 at 10:53 am

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    On April 16 Elsberry area residents gathered in front of J.R. Diamond’s restaurant to welcome home the participants of the most recent Great River Honor Flight. The Great River Honor Flight Program provides free flights to Washington, D.C. for  area veterans. While there, they tour various monuments, visit the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and witness the Changing of the Guard. Although honor flights have been in operation for some

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  • Hill hits the ground running as one of Driven’s top salesmen

     Posted on April 16, 2015 at 8:27 am

    Kevin With Classic Pickup

    Elsberry resident Kevin Hill is proving that anytime can be the right time for a career change. “I had been with Davis Ready Mix for the past five years,” said Hill. “I really enjoyed that but I decided that it was time to move on to a new adventure.” Hill said he has always enjoyed being involved in sales, so he approached the owner of Driven Auto Sales on Hwy.

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  • Honor Flight participants set to receive huge welcome home

     Posted on April 15, 2015 at 10:27 am

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    The Great River Honor Flight Program operating out of the Hannibal/Quincy area will be experiencing something new this week. On April 16, 35 area veterans will be returning from their trip to Washington, D.C. and for the first time ever they will be welcomed home at various stops along the way. “They will be coming through Troy at approximately 9 p.m. on Thursday,” said Roger Kiesey. Kiesey heads up the

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  • Shaffer and crew help bring “Hope For The Warriors”

     Posted on April 9, 2015 at 11:16 am

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    This year Casey’s General Store in Elsberry has once again teamed up with the Hope For The Warriors program in an effort to help better the lives of post-9/11 active duty, National Guard and reserve service members and veterans from all branches of the military. The mission of the program is to enhance the quality of life for these service members and their families, as well as to support families

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