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Tapley meets Kurt Warner

 Posted on September 19, 2014 at 10:15 am

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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  • 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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