Your News » Local News


Second Chance Work Brigade helps communities with outdoor projects

 Posted on April 19, 2014 at 7:29 am

Landscaping at the Elsberry United Methodist Church was made a little easier on April 10 with the assistance of the Lincoln County Second Chance Work Brigade. The group, formerly known as the Lincoln County Second Chance Choir, has shifted its focus now that the weather is allowing for other types of community service. So far this spring they have assisted with outdoor projects in Troy and Moscow Mills. The mulching

Read Full Story

Local News » Older Stories

  • Kerr charged with felony assault on a Police Officer

     Posted on April 18, 2014 at 10:23 am


    On April 11, Elsberry Police Sergeant B. Raney responded to the 600 block of Auburn Street in Elsberry in reference to a Domestic Assault in progress. Upon his arrival he made contact with the victim Alyssa McNiff. According to the “probable cause statement” McNiff and her baby’s father Caytron M. Kerr, 19, were arguring about the child as Kerr was instructing McNiff to leave the residence because he was kicking

    Read Full Story
  • Price graduates from basic training

     Posted on April 10, 2014 at 8:23 am

    Army Pvt. Jacob R. Price has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions. Additional training included development of basic combat skills and battlefield operations and tactics, and experiencing use of various weapons and weapons

    Read Full Story
  • Palmer library says… Thank you, Thank you very much

     Posted on April 9, 2014 at 11:07 am


    It was a performance that rivaled the King’s 1968 comeback when the Joseph R. Palmer Family Memorial Library brought Elvis Presley to Elsberry on April 5 courtesy of Terry Phillips, a St. Louis-based Elvis impersonator employed through Gigmasters. Phillips provided the entertainment at the library’s annual spring fundraiser held in the Libby Clark Memorial Fellowship Hall at the Elsberry United Methodist Church. Following a meal catered by the Elsberry FFA

    Read Full Story
  • Elsberry Police Report March 22-28

     Posted on April 5, 2014 at 12:36 pm

    City of Elsberry Police Blotter

    March 22 Hillcrest Motel – Open Door 200bl Bailey – 911 hang up 400bl S 3rd – stealing Taylor Terrace – Assist EMS 300bl N 3rd – Peace Disturbance 600bl N 5th – Psychiatric Behavior March 23 Pin Oak Park – 911 Hang up 400bl N 4th – suspicious activity 300bl N 3rd – Assist EMS Taylor Terrace – Violation of Court Order 300bl N 3rd – 911 Hang up

    Read Full Story
  • Alliance battles water line break along Hwy. 79

     Posted on April 4, 2014 at 8:00 am


    On Monday, Alliance crews could be seen working to fix a water line break along Hwy. 79 just before DuBois in Elsberry.

    Read Full Story
  • Eagles visit Hazel Pratt’s farm

     Posted on March 27, 2014 at 8:16 am

    Eagle on farm

    A large number of eagles decided to pay a visit to the home of Hazel Pratt on March 6. Pratt’s winged company began arriving early that morning and quickly made themselves quite comfortable on her partially frozen pond and in the trees nearby. Despite the boldness displayed by these birds in dropping in unannounced and helping themselves to many of the fish from the pond, they proved to be very

    Read Full Story

Headlines of the Day