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The Elsberry Democrat Court News

 Posted on September 26, 2014 at 10:05 am

Katelyn Arnett, 18, St. Peters: stop sign violation – $95 Byron Barber, 48, Elsberry: fail to register – $50 Kevin Bergkoetter, 42, O’Fallon: defective equipment – $239.50 Theresa Kick, 61, St. Ann: stop sign violation – $95 Genevieve Black, 37, Elsberry: speeding 32-20 – $98 Brian Brandenburger, 39, Bowling Green: defective equipment – $462.50 Derek Buckman, 31,  Monroe City: speeding – 43-30 – $102 Tammy Burke, 68, Elsberry: displayed expired

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  • Waggoner celebrates fifth birthday

     Posted on September 25, 2014 at 9:07 am

    Alana Waggoner

    Alana Waggoner celebrated her fifth birthday on Aug. 11. Alana is the daughter of Major and Mirs. Phillip Waggoner. Her grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Doug Waggoner of Jefferson City and Mr. and Mrs. Michael Jennings of Hampton, GA. Alana’s great-grandparents are Edna Ann Waggoner of Elsberry, and Mrs. Virginia Jennings and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Morris of Georgia. Alana’s father is in the military and was recently transferred from

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  • Wheeler wants to see changes at E.S.R.D.

     Posted on September 24, 2014 at 10:30 am

    Elsberry Special Road District Presiding Commissioner Larry Wheeler [above] wants to see some changes to the way the board is structured and the way in which it handles its responsibilities.

    The Elsberry Special Road District Presiding Commissioner Larry Wheeler is on pace to clean up the district’s image and his efforts are beginning to resonate with his fellow board members. During a phone interview with Adam Presswood of The Elsberry Democrat, Wheeler shared some of his thoughts with regard to the current state of the Elsberry Special Road District as well as some changes that he would like to see

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  • Tapley meets Kurt Warner

     Posted on September 19, 2014 at 10:15 am

    Kyle Tapley and Kurt Warner

    On July 27, Eric Tapley and his son Kyle attended a St. Louis Rams team practice and were treated to an unexpected surprise. “We were sitting in the grass waiting for the practice to start when we saw some cameramen,” said Eric. “After a few minutes we noticed Kurt Warner, ex-Rams quarterback and Super Bowl champion.” After interviewing Sam Bradford, Warner came to the edge of the field to sign

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  • City Council considers remote participation in meetings

     Posted on September 17, 2014 at 10:50 am

    Aldermen Steve Wilch, Rusty Kinion and Terrie Harper discuss the idea of remote participation for members of the board who cannot attend a meeting.

    Technology was a topic of discussion at the Sept. 9 meeting of the Board of Aldermen of the City of Elsberry. One of the items on that night’s agenda was the possibility of allowing the aldermen to participate in city council meetings remotely via the use of Skype or other similar technological advancements. While seemingly noncontroversial on its surface, the issue nonetheless managed to generate a degree of controversy. Alderman

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  • Brandt Wins Taylor Terrace Yard/Garden Contest

     Posted on September 10, 2014 at 11:03 am

    Robert Brandt

    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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