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Elsberry DU Committee attends State Convention

 Posted on May 14, 2015 at 9:49 am

The Elsberry Ducks Unlimited [DU] Committee recently traveled to Columbia for a fun night at the State DU Convention and Awards Ceremony. In the above photo, the committee poses with State Chairman Bill Cox, who is originally from the Elsberry area. Members pictured include Darrell and Susan Painter, Joe and Donna Pott, Tony and Leslie Martin, Scott Mills, Matt Jones, Chris Koch, Alan Lagemann. Bill Cox is pictured in the

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  • Wilch struggles to reclaim his life following identity theft

     Posted on May 13, 2015 at 11:30 am


    The April 29 edition of The Elsberry Democrat contained a story about local residents Sarah Hunt and Rob Guinness and some of the experiences they had been forced to go through as the result of identity theft. Hunt and Guinness discovered their identities had been stolen when they attempted to file their taxes online and found that someone else had already done so. In the article, Hunt mentioned that she

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  • Troop #391 braves the weather to raise summer funds

     Posted on April 30, 2015 at 9:49 am


    On April 25 Cub Master David Wait of Elsberry Cub Scout Pack #391, along with a number of his scouts and troop leaders, took to the streets to raise money for the pack’s summer activities. Wait’s teams stood at the four-way stop at Broadway and Hwy. 79 and collected donations from passing motorists. Pack #391 will be hosting their annual pancake breakfast at the Elsberry United Methodist Church on May

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  • Hunter and Hawley to exchange vows

     Posted on April 24, 2015 at 8:42 am

    Hawley Hunter Announcement

    The family of the late Howard Leslie Rose wishes to announce the engagement and marriage of his daughter Bessie Mae LeEllen Hunter to John Buck Hawley, Jr. Hawley is the son of John Hawley, Sr. and Shirley Hawley of St. Charles. The wedding will be held on May 9 at the Cuivre River State Park in Troy at 12 p.m.

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  • Lorenz celebrates 95th birthday

     Posted on April 23, 2015 at 9:24 am

    Floyd's Birthday

    Elsberry resident Floyd Lorenz celebrated his 95th birthday on March 15. Stopping by to visit with him during his “birthday week” were Rita and Dean Tapley, Jess Wilson, Carrie McCleary and Keith and Judy Palmer.

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  • Donald celebrates her ninth birthday

     Posted on April 15, 2015 at 1:54 pm

    Rachel's Birthday

    Rachel Donald, daughter of Lisa and Carlos Donald of Ballwin, celebrated her 9th birthday with a sleep-over at her home on April 10. Six of her friends from Oak Brook Elementary spent the night. Her brother Andrew and a Kindergartner friend of his enjoyed the early-evening festivities as well. Sending gifts to her party were her paternal grandparents from Guelph, Ontario, Neville and Eileen Donald, and her maternal grandparents from

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  • Greens celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

     Posted on April 15, 2015 at 10:58 am

    Green Anniversary

    Richard and Karen Green recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple entertained a small dinner party. Special guests were their wedding attendants Jim Sutton and Deana Langford. The Greens have one daughter, Darcy, a son-in-law, Lee and two grandchildren, Ethan and Leah. The couple has lived in Elsberry for the entire 50 years of their marriage. Pictured above from left to right are Jim Sutton, Richard Green, Karen Green

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