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Brandel siblings bag their first deer

 Posted on November 22, 2014 at 10:44 am

Pictured above are Henry Brandel, 9, and his sister Meg Brandel, 6, both of whom harvested their first deer on Nov. 1.

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  • Jansen completes Eagle Scout Project

     Posted on November 20, 2014 at 9:52 am

    Jansen's Eagle Scout Project

    On Nov. 8 Jonathan Jansen of Elsberry Boy Scout Troop 391 completed his Eagle Scout Project for the Elsberry Athletic Association and the Elsberry Baseball Field. Jansen’s project was to make two new picnic tables for the ball field so that people will have more seating to enjoy their concessions during games. He researched various designs for the tables and selected the ones that looked the most durable. Funds were

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  • Lakeview Subdivison sewer, water projects now complete

     Posted on November 19, 2014 at 9:52 am

    Jay Gourley from the Boonslick Regional Planning Commission [above] addressed the Elsberry Board of Aldermen on Nov. 12 and informed them that the Lakeview water and sewer projects could now be considered complete.

    The city of Elsberry held a public hearing at approximately 6:15 p.m. on Nov. 12, just prior to the meeting of the Board of Aldermen. The purpose of that hearing was to discuss the past performance of the city in carrying out its community involvement block grants. Jay Gourley from the Boonslick Regional Planning Commission led the hearing and began with a recap of the city’s involvement in the Lakeview

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  • Lyskoski completes Air Force basic training

     Posted on November 14, 2014 at 10:40 am


    Air Force Airman Seth T. Lyskoski [pictured above] has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate degree in applied science through the Community College of

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  • October 2014 Court News

     Posted on November 13, 2014 at 9:02 am


    Adam Andrew, 30, Quincy, IL. Speeding 44-30 – $106 Joshua Aubuchon, 28, Winfield. Defective Equipment – $212.50 Trenton Bequette, 23, DeSoto. Defective Equipment – $77.50 Daniel Bicket, 56, St. Charles. Speeding 51-40 – $81.00 Justin Bisher, 37, St. Peters. Fail to Register – $50; Defective Equipment – $50 Richard Bove, 59, Lemay. Defective Equipment – $207.50 Robert Brummert, 51, St. Peters. Defective Equipment – $247.50; Fail to Register – $50

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  • Blair returns check to Lovelace

     Posted on November 13, 2014 at 8:25 am


    Elsberry R-II senior Terrez Blair [above right] recently checked a book out from the school library. To his surprise he found a blank signed check inside belonging to local business owner Carolyn Lovelace [above left]. Blair gave the check to the school librarian who subsequently returned it to Lovelace. In return for his honesty, Lovelace rewarded Blair with a thank you gift.

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  • November 2014 Palmer Library Report

     Posted on November 7, 2014 at 9:04 am


    Hello from the library. A big thanks to the City of Elsberry which is just beginning the process of replacing the library furnaces so we will be warm this winter. We have some new books to help keep you warm also. I hardly ever read Science Fiction, but recently “The Southern Reach Trilogy” by Jeff Vandermeer was recommended to me. I am hooked. Area X has been cut off from

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