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The Elsberry Kindergarten students share their thoughts on how a Thanksgiving turkey is made

 Posted on November 26, 2014 at 12:01 pm

We all know kids say the “Darndest” things. But have you ever asked them about how a Thanksgiving turkey is made? The Elsberry Kindergarten students share their thoughts on how a Thanksgiving turkey is made! Mrs. Sodemann’s Kindergarten Class Camden Brewer My mom buys are turkey at Wal-Mart. She buys on that weighs ten pounds and is six inches tall. It costs either 50 cents or 50 dollars. Mom as

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  • Cuivre River employees donate to Bread for Life Food Pantry

     Posted on December 27, 2013 at 8:26 am

    Cuivre River Electric Cooperative employees presented non-perishable food items and donated $1,010 cash to Bread for Life Food Pantry in Troy.  From left, Vicki Stonebarger (Cuivre River), Harriet Zuroweste and Becky Wilhoit (Bread for Life), and Lynn White and Patty Williams (Cuivre River) celebrate the donations.

    Cuivre River Electric Cooperative employees joined forces to present non-perishable food items and $1,010 cash to the Bread for Life Food Pantry in Troy. The donations were raised though Cuivre River’s “Santa Claus for a Cause” fundraising events, such as chili lunches and blue jean days. Bread for Life, which serves Lincoln County residents, is located at 820 Cap au Gris in Troy and can be reached at 636.528.3646. The

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  • Curnel gets her first deer

     Posted on December 20, 2013 at 9:08 am

    Amber Curnel, of Elsberry, wishes to thank Gus and Wendy Loness, of Elsberry, for allowing her to participate in this years youth hunt on their farm, harvesting her first deer ever.

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  • Robertson earns UCM’s Red and Black Scholarship

     Posted on December 16, 2013 at 9:03 am

    Amanda Robertson

    Dedication to academic success in high school has earned Amanda Robertson, daughter of Kenneth and Tina Riffle, of Elsberry, a Red and Black Scholarship in the amount of $500 per year to attend the University of Central Missouri. The Red and Black Scholarship is awarded to incoming UCM freshmen based upon their high school cumulative grade point average and ACT composite score. The scholarship is renewable and may be received

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  • Tips to Prepare for Winter Weather Emergencies

     Posted on December 12, 2013 at 9:20 am

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    Imagine living without heat, power or communication during the coldest days of the year. During a winter weather emergency, not only can these conditions be unpleasant, but dangerous too. Making a plan, winterizing your home and stocking up on supplies are all essential steps to prepare for winter emergencies. Use this crucial stay-safe checklist now to help your household prepare for blistering conditions all winter long: Make a Plan Storm

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  • Cancelled plans allowed to continue

     Posted on December 6, 2013 at 9:01 am

    Gov. Jay Nixon announced that the Missouri Department of Insurance would notify health insurers serving the individual and small group markets in Missouri that any Missouri-compliant plans previously set to expire on Dec. 31 would be allowed to continue into 2014. “The announcement seeks to address the recent uncertainty and disruptions policyholders have faced as a result of federal regulations and is yet another example of how states are better-positioned

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  • Birthday boy turns five

     Posted on December 3, 2013 at 8:32 am

    Andrew Donald

    Andrew Donald, son of Lisa and Carlos Donald of Ballwin, celebrated his fifth birthday on Oct. 26. Celebrating with him and his parents were his sister, Rachel, his paternal grandparents, Eileen and Neville Donald of Guelph, Ontario, his maternal grandparents, Keith and Judy Palmer of Elsberry and his uncle Mark Palmer of Longmont, CO. Sending a gift was Andrew’s great uncle, Jack LaRue of Kirkwood. Andrew’s birthday was Oct. 24.

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