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Children at the Library Summer Reading Program give a whole new meaning to the saying "walking on egg shells" as they walk on actually eggs for an experiment.

Greetings from the library

 Posted on July 17, 2014 at 8:55 am

A big box of books arrived this week and it is a great mix of the old and the new! Those “old” authors include Jude Deveraux’s new book “For All Time”, Dean Koontz’ “The City”, Anne River’s Siddons’ title “The Girls of August’ , Chris Bohjalian’s new book “Close Your Eyes and Hold Hands” and Dorothy Garlock’s “Take Me Home”. “New” authors include the amazing JoJo Moyes new book “One

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  • Mother Nature forces changes to S.R.D. plans

     Posted on July 16, 2014 at 1:06 pm

    Elsberry Special Road District Attorney Wendy Corley and Commissioners Jackie Briscoe and Larry Wheeler at Monday nights monthly meeting.

    The controversial decision made by the Elsberry Special Road District to spend the bulk of this year’s funds on Hatfield Road and Old Hwy. 79 has met with a roadblock courtesy of recent flooding in the area. At their monthly meeting on July 14, Elsberry Special Road District Commissioners Larry Wheeler, Jackie Briscoe and Joel Conderman discussed the possibility that work on those two roads would not be possible this

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  • Waggoner celebrates her first birthday

     Posted on July 10, 2014 at 8:44 am

    Adrieanne Marie Waggoner

    Adrieanne Marie Waggoner turned one year old on June 10. Waggoner is the daughter of Major and Mrs. Philip Waggoner of Killeen, Texas. Her grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Doug Waggoner of Jefferson City. Waggoner’s great-grandparents are Edna A. Waggoner of Elsberry, Gerene Hecht of Chesterfield and Mr. and Mrs. Mike Jennings of Hampton, Georgia. Waggoner’s father is serving in the United States Army and is currently stationed at Fort

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  • Naber sentenced for threat against EHS

     Posted on July 3, 2014 at 10:14 am

    Shawn Naber

    Shawn B. Naber, Jr., 22, of Belle, was sentenced to three years in prison June 23 in the Lincoln County Court after his plea of guilty to the charge of making terrorist threats. The sentence came after Naber admitted he called the Elsberry School and threatened to blow it up in January of 2013. Authorities were able to trace the call back to Naber’s cell phone. Judge Chris Mennemeyer Kunza

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  • Baseball bat used in assault

     Posted on July 3, 2014 at 10:11 am

    Brandon Spies

    On June 25, Elsberry Police Officer Michael Bales responded to the 400 block of North 3rd Street in response to an assault call. On arrival Bales made contact with the victim Robert Golden, who stated that he was struck by Brandon Spies, 19, of Elsberry, three to five times with a baseball bat. Golden said that he was struck in the neck, head and shoulder area. According to Golden the

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  • Crash on Hwy. 79 sends Elsberry man to hospital with minor injuries

     Posted on June 26, 2014 at 8:33 am


    On June 18 at approximately 10 a.m., the Elsberry Fire Protection District responded to an accident involving two vehicles on Southbound Hwy. 79 north of Star Hope Lane. According to the Missouri State Highway crash report, a 2013 Chevrolet Malibu driven by Michael Lovelace, 29, of Elsberry was inattentive in following a 2004 Ford F250, driven by Michelle Endsley, 44, of Elsberry and struck Endsley in he rear of the

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  • Baby Reeves

     Posted on June 19, 2014 at 9:34 am

    Zylen Timothy Generro Reeves

    Bentley (age 3) and Sadie (age 2) Reeves are proud to announce the birth of their brother Zylen Timothy Generro Reeves. Zylen the son of Phillip and Jennifer Reeves of Fredericktown was born on June 2, 2014 at 5:53 p.m. He weighed 7 lbs. 2 oz. and was 20” long. Proud grandparents are Billy Kuntz of Bowling Green; LaDonna Reeves of Fredricktown; Richard and Darcy Fox of St. Ann and

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