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Ross honored at CMU Banquet

 Posted on May 22, 2015 at 2:43 pm

Brendan Ross recently won the Dr. Marianne Inman Award given in honor of the former president of Central Methodist University [CMU]. The award is given to a CMU sophomore who exhibits good citizenship, performs community service, has good social standing and maintains a grade point average above a 3.0. Ross is one of the CMU golf team captains and recently received his award at the annual CMU All-Sports Banquet. He

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  • Bristol Manor receives certificate of excellence

     Posted on May 21, 2015 at 11:00 am

    Bristol Manor, a residential care facility in Elsberry, was recently awarded a certificate of excellence by the Missouri Assisted Living Association.

    Bristol Manor, a residential care facility in Elsberry, was recently awarded a certificate of excellence by the Missouri Assisted Living Association certifying that the facility was “deficiency free” in 2014. “As Missourians we are extremely fortunate to have facilities such as these leading the way in long term care for our seniors,” said Missouri Assisted Living Association Director Keith Sappington. “One of our state’s greatest treasures is our seniors, and

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  • Elsberry R-II teams with the community to help raise funds for Maddie “O”

     Posted on May 20, 2015 at 10:55 am

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    The Elsberry R-II School District and the local community came together on May 14 to help Elsberry Middle School student Maddie “O” and her family raise funds to offset the costs incurred during Maddie’s battle with cancer. Those funds were raised via a drawing for a handmade quilt and Cardinal baseball tickets. Leanna Bueneman was the winner of the quilt and the tickets were won by Robin Stafstrom of Broadway

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  • Elsberry Cardio Plus finally comes to Elsberry

     Posted on May 13, 2015 at 11:40 am

    Justin Keim will officially open the doors of Elsberry Cardio Plus, the community’s new gym, on June 1. The gym will be located at 109 Broadway, the former site of the Lynn Dale Italian Bistro.

    “It’s been a little bit of a journey.” That’s how Elsberry resident and EHS alumni Justin Keim described his effort to bring a gym to the community. “It’s an idea that started about 11 months ago,” said Keim. “Since then I’ve had some really good input from the community. A lot of people have reached out to me, as well as to my friends and family, via a number of

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  • No parking on Fifth Street, Aldermen say it’s just the beginning

     Posted on May 6, 2015 at 11:24 am

    The recent decision on the part of Elsberry’s Board of Aldermen to restrict parking on a portion of N. 5th Street has produced a number of different reactions from residents.

    During the April 14 meeting of the Elsberry City Council, the aldermen voted to disallow parking on both sides of N. 5th Street along a stretch of the roadway that they consider to be particularly dangerous. In terms of the specific location that will be affected by this action, the ordinance reads as follows: “The East and West sides of North Fifth Street, starting at a point on the East

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  • Thompson named 2014 Troy Elks Lodge Citizen of the Year

     Posted on May 1, 2015 at 10:49 am

    Joe McCarthy, Past Exalted Ruler of Troy Elks Lodge #2805, presents David Thompson, President of Peoples Bank & Trust Co., with the 2014 Citizen of the Year Award.

    Troy Elks Lodge #2805 presented David Thompson with the 2014 Citizen of the Year Award. The Citizen of the Year Award is presented to an individual, not necessarily an Elk, who has contributed in a special way to improving the local community. Thompson was selected for the award because of his active involvement with numerous organizations and boards throughout Lincoln County as well as for giving back to the community

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  • “Hope For The Warriors” brings full service back to Elsberry for a good cause

     Posted on April 30, 2015 at 9:55 am

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    The staff at Casey’s General Store in Elsberry pumped gas and washed windows for customers in exchange for tips on April 25. This effort was part of a larger fundraising initiative designed to raise money for the “Hope For The Warriors” program that Casey’s participates in each year. The program helps better the lives of post-9/11 active duty, National Guard and reserve service members and veterans from all branches of

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