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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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  • MDC says spring turkey hunting looks good for most of Missouri

     Posted on April 13, 2015 at 10:18 am


    Missouri turkey hunters can expect a good spring season overall according to the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC). The spring turkey hunting season starts with a youth-only weekend April 11-12 for young hunters ages 6-15. The regular spring season runs April 20 through May 10. “Hunters should generally expect similar opportunities as those during the past several seasons,” said MDC Turkey Biologist Jason Isabelle. “Two-year-old gobblers won’t be as abundant

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  • Tapley relives memories of Vietnam in anticipation of Honor Flight

     Posted on March 25, 2015 at 10:20 am

    Dean Tapley upon his induction into the United States Army in 1969.

    Honor Flights for America’s veterans are set to pick back up in April and Elsberry resident Dean Tapley is hoping to be one of the first local veterans to participate. “I’m not really sure when I will be chosen but it could be any time between now and the end of the year,” said Tapley. Tapley and a friend have both applied to the Central Missouri Honor Flight Program in

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