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Calcaterra – Peloquin Wedding

Posted on August 20, 2014 at 1:18 pm

Kathryn Noel Calcaterra and Kurt Nelson Peloquin were married on June 15, 2014 at Full Moon Resort in Big Indian, N.Y. The service was officiated by the couple’s close friend Colin Sims. The bride is the daughter of Ruth and Dennis Calcaterra of Vandalia, Mo. She is the granddaughter of Mary Jane Lane and the late Noel P. Lane of Edwardsville, Ill. and of Grace Calcaterra and the late Attilio

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  • Engagement

    Posted on August 20, 2014 at 1:08 pm

    Quinten Landers and Hannah Muse

    Tim and Dana Muse, of St. Charles, announce the engagement of their daughter, Hannah Marie, to Quinten Joe Landers. Quinten is the son of Reginald and Kathryn Landers, of Vandalia. The soon-to-be-bride is a 2013 graduate of the University of Missouri in Columbia where she studied Agricultural Education with an emphasis in leadership. She is employed as a gestation technician at Salt River Facility with Pipestone Systems. The soon-to-be-groom is

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  • Moore Happening

    Posted on August 20, 2014 at 1:06 pm

    The Moore Happening was held Saturday, Aug. 9,  at the New Harmony Christian Church near Curryville. The Moore Happening started in August 1981 when family members arrived at the farm home of Calvin and Alma Lea Moore bringing campers, tents, food, and games. They arrived on Friday and stayed until late Sunday. There were lots of games played, stories told and much laughter and visiting. Several years later it was

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Travel

Van-Far R-I Bus Routes

Posted on August 13, 2014 at 5:31 am

Parents need to be aware that these routes were formulated using data received as of August 10 and may need to be revised before the school start date. Finalized routes will be posted on the school web page by August 18. These routes are very similar to the routes we were running at the end the previous school year with a few minor adjustments for new enrollment. Start times are

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  • MoDot Schedule

    Posted on August 6, 2014 at 1:21 pm

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    Audrain County Construction US 54 – Surface improvements at various locations, eastbound lanes scheduled for diamond grinding operations. One lane with pilot car leading motorists through work zone. Contractor is now working 24 – hr/day schedule. Estimated Completion: Fall 2014. US 54 – Inactive; Resurface from Route J in Mexico to MO 19 south junction near Martinsburg (Scotts Corner); Estimated Completion: Fall 2014. MO 15 – Inactive; Sealing operations from

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  • MoDot Bridge Replacement

    Posted on July 30, 2014 at 12:55 pm

    Bridge deck replacement is planned for Young’s Creek in Audrain County on Route T. Weather permitting, beginning Monday, August 4, Route Z will be closed to traffic for up to 45 calendar days for bridge rehabilitation at Young’s Creek Bridge in Audrain County, which is located 3.7 miles east of Route C near Centralia. Road closure signs will be in place notifying motorists of the work. Motorists will need to

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Education

Genealogical Society Meeting

Posted on August 20, 2014 at 1:21 pm

The Northeast Missouri Genealogical Society will hold their third meeting of the year on Saturday, August 23 at 10 a.m., at the Mexico-Audrain County Library, Mexico. The Library is located at 305 W. Jackson Street. Nancy Brummer, president of the Northeast Missouri Genealogical Society, will bring the meeting to order at 10 a.m. on the lower level of the Library.  The room can be found by using the front door

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  • Locals inducted into Hall of Fame

    Posted on August 20, 2014 at 1:20 pm

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    “Making the best better” for generations of 4-H’ers, 54 people joined the Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame on August 9 at the State Fair Community College campus in Sedalia. Inductees from 41 counties bring with them a total of 1,566 years of volunteer service to the hall of fame. More than 300 family members and friends attended the eighth annual event for which citizens nominated 4-H’ers for outstanding volunteer work

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  • Staff ready for school year at St. Joseph

    Posted on August 13, 2014 at 5:33 am

    Pictured left to right are Madison Wieberg, Director Kirsten Huff, Amber Hanneken, Amber Mueller, and Allison Scott.

    The St. Joseph Early Learning Center in Martinsburg, Mo., is preparing for a new school year under the direction of Mrs. Kirsten Huff. Mrs. Huff is from Wellsville, and has been with the Early Learning Center since August 2012, at which time she began teaching in the 4-5 year-old classroom. Huff became the director in February, 2014. She is married to Randy Huff and they have two children, Jacob, 14,

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Religion

Churches to host Ice Cream Socials

Posted on August 20, 2014 at 12:46 pm

• The annual Ice Cream Social will be held at New Harmony Christian Church on Sunday, Aug. 24. Youth and those who are young-at-heart are invited to meet on the church grounds for games, including water balloons, at 4 p.m. Supper will begin at 5:30 p.m. • The Frankford First Christian Church at 111 N. Main Cross in Frankford will be hosting an Ice Cream Social on August 30 from

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  • Staff ready for school year at St. Joseph

    Posted on August 13, 2014 at 5:33 am

    Pictured left to right are Madison Wieberg, Director Kirsten Huff, Amber Hanneken, Amber Mueller, and Allison Scott.

    The St. Joseph Early Learning Center in Martinsburg, Mo., is preparing for a new school year under the direction of Mrs. Kirsten Huff. Mrs. Huff is from Wellsville, and has been with the Early Learning Center since August 2012, at which time she began teaching in the 4-5 year-old classroom. Huff became the director in February, 2014. She is married to Randy Huff and they have two children, Jacob, 14,

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  • Ice cream social set for Aug. 24

    Posted on August 13, 2014 at 5:30 am

    The annual Ice Cream Social will be held at New Harmony Christian Church on Sunday, August 24. Youth and those who are young-at-heart are invited to meet on the church grounds for games, including water balloons, at 4 p.m. Supper will begin at 5:30 p.m. There will be several freezers of homemade ice cream to choose from, and everyone is invited to bring sandwiches, finger foods, and desserts for the

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Health

ACHD to offer discount on vaccines

Posted on August 20, 2014 at 1:06 pm

The Audrain County Health Department (ACHD) will be offering Tdap and Meningococcal Vaccine to young adults’ ages 19 through 26 years of age at a discounted rate of $15 per visit until the end of August, 2014. This is a one-time opportunity to receive these vaccines at a very reduced rate because the MO Department of Health and Senior Services’ Bureau of Immunization Assessment and Assurance provided the vaccine. Any

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  • AMC holds monthly meeting

    Posted on August 13, 2014 at 5:27 am

    The Audrain Medical Center Board of Trustees met Thursday, July 24 with Bill Dubbert, Chairman; Sterling Oliver, vice-chairman; Jo Ellen Craghead, Secretary, and Peter Perll, M.D. member in attendance. Staff attending were David Neuendorf, President; Kari Wilson, Vice President Clinical Services/COO/CNO, and Renae Rowe, Executive Asistant. Jo Ellen Craghead presented the July trustee inspection report. She reported that she and Dave Neuendorf toured the old public health building at 605

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  • August is Breastfeeding Month

    Posted on August 13, 2014 at 5:24 am

    August is Breastfeeding Month. Breastfeeding has often been viewed as a personal choice for the mom; however, breastfeeding is a public health issue. The evidence shows that babies that were exclusively breastfed (no other source of nutrition) for 6 months and then continued to breastfeed to at least 1 year of age (with the addition of foods but no formula) have fewer ear infections, diarrhea, respiratory infections, and decreased risk

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