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Brandt Wins Taylor Terrace Yard/Garden Contest

 Posted on September 10, 2014 at 11:03 am

The winner of the final Taylor Terrace Most Beautiful Yard/Garden for 2014 is Robert Brandt. He will keep the Taylor Terrace birdhouse for the next month. We appreciate the judges who are so generous to donate their time in this hot weather.

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  • VFW Receives National Recognition

     Posted on August 29, 2014 at 8:49 am

    VFW 2014 Community Service Award

    Elsberry’s VFW Post 9064 was recently awarded the 2014 National Outstanding Community Service Award. The award was given in recognition of various charitable endeavors that the post participated in throughout the year and for the support that the post’s members provided to the area’s veterans in 2014. Only two posts in the state received the award this year. “A lot of posts received the state level award but I really

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  • Steavenson Medals at Midwest Body Building Championship Meet

     Posted on August 28, 2014 at 9:29 am

    Kyle's first body building competition 002

    Kyle Adam Steavenson, formerly of Elsberry, is a certified elite personal trainer and recently entered his first bodybuilding competition. Steavenson was awarded second place in the Open Men’s Light Weight Class. His vision, dedication, strict diet and grueling daily workouts led to this shining moment. The 2014 Pro-body NPC Midwest Natural Championship was held on August 23rd in the Rickman Center in Arnold with over 150 registered competitors [Drug testing

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  • McNelly graduates from basic training

     Posted on August 27, 2014 at 10:48 am

    Kelsey McNelly

    Elsberry R-II student Kelsey McNelly successfully completed basic training at Fort Leonard Wood on Aug. 22. McNelly, 17, is a senior at Elsberry High School this year and is part of what is known as a “Split-Ops” program. This program allows high school students to join the National Guard and complete basic training during the summer between their junior and senior years of school and then enter Advanced Individual Training

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  • Elsberry Board of Aldermen votes to go with the flow

     Posted on August 22, 2014 at 9:13 am

    Elsberry Mayor Terry Martin, Alliance Manager Marshall Suddarth and Lakeview resident Brian Morgan were interviewed by KMOV Channel 4 reporter Ray Preston about issues surrounding Lakeview.

    The final chapter in the city of Elsberry’s lengthy battle with the Lincoln County Commission regarding the sewer system in the Lakeview subdivision seems to be over at last. The resolution of this difficult situation didn’t occur easily, however. In a letter dated Aug. 11, Lincoln County Presiding Commissioner Dan Colbert informed Elsberry Mayor Terry Martin that he and his fellow commissioners were willing to make certain concessions in order

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  • Other side of the argument

     Posted on August 21, 2014 at 8:54 am

    Craig Koch

    Those in attendance at the Aug. 11 meeting of the Elsberry Special Road District [E.S.R.D.] were treated to a fresh perspective with regard to the recent work that was performed on Hatfield Road and Old Hwy. 79. For many months now the rallying cry for those opposed to that particular project has been that it makes no sense for the E.S.R.D. to spend the majority of this year’s repair and

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  • “Fizz, Boom, Read” comes to an end

     Posted on August 20, 2014 at 10:26 am

    Librarian Sarah Hunt talks with children in the summer library program before turning them loose to make their own robots during the final day of the program.

    The ninth annual summer library program has officially come to an end at the Joseph R. Palmer Family Memorial Library in Elsberry. Librarian Sarah Hunt has been orchestrating the program since 1995 and said this year saw some larger than usual numbers. “This year 70 kids took part in the program and they read a combined 30,312 minutes,” said Hunt. The theme of this year’s program, which ran from June

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