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Big Concert at the Fairgrounds in May [Dec 17, 2008]
Fair Entertainment Announced [Dec 9, 2008]
The T-Roy B-Log is Changing [May 10, 2008]
Don't know what a tlog is? Here's the Wikiscription of a tumblelog: "a variation of a blog that favors short-form, mixed-media posts over the longer editorial posts frequently associated with blogging."
Will Lincoln County Get a Library? [Mar 28, 2008]
2nd Saturday Night Act Announced for Lincoln County Fair [Feb 28, 2008]
Labels: Lincoln County Fair
Oechsner Wins State Title [Feb 17, 2008]
First Saturday Night Act Announced For the Fair [Feb 15, 2008]
Troy sends 10 Wrestlers to State [Feb 10, 2008]
The following TBHS wrestlers qualified for the 2008 Missouri State Wrestling Tournament. The Tournament will begin Feb. 14 at Mizzou Arena in Columbia.
119 Cort Dalton ......................... Fr. 17-14
125 Devin LaGarce ................... Jr. 33-12
130 Jeff Parker .......................... Jr. 21-17
135 Rick Kitchen ....................... Sr. 25-14
140 Jamie Hawkins ................... Sr. 36-9
145 Sam White .......................... Sr. 27-13
152 Brian Oechsner .................. Sr. 43-0
171 Nathan Downs .................... Jr. 14-3
189 Jake Heisse ........................ Sr. 32-10
285 Ken Stanger ....................... Jr. 23-15
Full list of qualifiers by school
2008 TBHS Express [Feb 4, 2008]
Labels: show choir
Tuesday Night Entertainment Announced for Lincoln County Fair [Dec 30, 2007]
Whiskey Falls will be playing July 8 on the Tuesday night of the 2008 Lincoln County Fair.
Whiskey Falls Website
Labels: Lincoln County Fair
Save the Farmer, Save the World [Aug 22, 2007]
Check out this shirt that was designed by a sophomore at TBHS for a National FFA contest. Here's the story about Lily Braungardt submitting the design.
Is it a case of the Troy Romeo? [Aug 4, 2007]
Connector Road Route Proposed
Troy Sonic Robbed [Aug 1, 2007]
Nathan Aaron Orr Wins [Jul 29, 2007]
Labels: country music
Get Ready for Changes on HWY 61 [Jul 16, 2007]
My Transformers Review [Jul 2, 2007]
Employment Opportunities in Troy [Jun 25, 2007]
Domino's Pizza comes to Troy, MO
Two More Finalists in the Colgate Country Showdown [Jun 22, 2007]
Here's the Westplextoday.com story
Laura Mckinney and the Bunkhouse Band on Myspace
The Kenny Sutter Band on Myspace
Car Crash in Troy Kills One [Jun 21, 2007]
Shafer Update: Game Tied 0-0 Bottom of the 7th [Jun 9, 2007]
Shafer has pitched 7 innings, allowing 5 hits, and striking out 5. Of those 5 hits, 4 were singles. He also walked two batters. With around 90 pitches, Shafer is likely done for the day.
Shafer Update: Game Tied 0-0, Bottom of the 4th
Profile article from the Hutchinson News on Shafer
Shafer on ESPN2
Restaurant Review: Monty's BBQ [Jun 7, 2007]
Monty's BBQ is a Troy fixture on South Lincoln Drive. If there is a one item that goes hand in hand with living in Troy, it's the MontyBurger. I am quite fond of the $1 hotdogs. They are good and. . .well. . only a dollar. I have also heard that the chicken is good although I haven't tried it. There isn't all that much to write about a BBQ stand, the food really speaks for itself. If you taste for BBQ, go to Monty's stand.
Restaurant Review: Zadock's
***I dined at the newest restaurant in Troy shortly after it opened, but I am just now posting my review.***
I had a Rueben sandwich and a bowl of chicken and dumpling soup. I liked the fact that with my sandwich I could add a bowl of soup for only a dollar, which could possibly be that I am a sucker for things that are a dollar. The Rueben itself was good except for the fact that there was no 1000 island dressing on the sandwich. I informed the host of the lack of 1000 island when I went to pay and she checked on it and said that it was a miscommunication between the server and the kitchen. Apparently, the sandwich is supposed to be served with a side of 1000 island dressing.
Personally, I would prefer that the server ask when you order if you would like the dressing on the side or on the sandwich. The soup was alright. I don't really have chicken and dumplings a lot so I can't really critique it.
The prices are about average for a family-style restaurant, I think I spent about $10 for the soup, sandwich and drink. The other items on the menu all seemed to be priced pretty average. I didn't really see anything on the menu that stood out.
If you are curious about why the restaurant name sounds so ethnic it is because Zadock Woods was one of the two men behind Wood's Fort in 1799. I overheard a waitress say that when the restaurant owners went to the City, they were encouraged to use the name, Zadock's. The layout of the restaurant is nice with a fireplace in the middle of the dining area and tables along the wall that faces Hwy 47. Here's a link to the story of the Woods family.
Overall, I think the restaurant wasn't really anything to write home about. I haven't dined at Landmark lately, but I would imagine the two are a lot alike. Most of the things I saw on the menu seemed pretty plain. The restaurant needs more things and dishes to distinguish itself.
Shafer Picks Up a Big Win for Wichita State [Jun 3, 2007]
The Shockers, seeded #1 in the Wichita State Regional of the NCAA Baseball Tournament, were upset by New Orleans in the opening game of the Regional and now bring a 2-1 record into a game with Arizona (2-0) at 7 pm tonight. Should the Shockers beat Arizona tonight, the teams would play Monday evening at 7 pm to determine who moves on to the Super Regional.
Wichita State Regional Page
TBHS Alum in NCAA Baseball Tourney [May 29, 2007]
First Two Finalists in Colgate Country Showdown
Nathan Orr's Myspace page     Official Page
Labels: country music
61/64/40 Construction Update [May 28, 2007]
Rascals Baseball is Back [May 23, 2007]
Taking in a Rascals' game is one of the coolest things to do close to Troy. Tickets run from $5-$11. You may recognize a familiar face at the game. Bill Browett, a teacher and former coach at TBHS is an assistant coach for the Rascals.
Aldi [May 22, 2007]
Well, I noticed some good deals in the Aldi ad this week that came in my Lincoln County Journal. Then I remember that we don't currently have an Aldi here in Troy. The nearest Aldi location is 21.47 miles away according to the Aldi website. The plan for the Troy location is to build a bigger location in the same spot. It was cheaper for the company to just knock the building down and rebuild then to expand on the existing structure. It must be quite an upgrade if it was that much cheaper. I don't know the expected timetable yet for the new building though.
New Business: Clarkson Eye Care
That building in front of RP Lumber appears to have its first tenant. Clarkson Eyecare has its sign up and construction is going on inside the building. Check out the company here or call 1-888-EYECARE
Restaurant Review: King Edward's Fried Chicken
Restaurant Review: Rivers Edge
I have dined at Rivers Edge pizza off of Hwy 47 once and I don't know if I will go back again. I didn't really like the pizza. This was a few months ago so, maybe they got better. Until I either find a sweet coupon or they lower their prices, I don't plan on going back.
Forler: A look at the two victims [May 21, 2007]
Forler Reaction: PD Story [May 19, 2007]
Forler Reaction: From the Stltoday Forums
Topic: I caught Forler in a lie and I wasn't even at the trial
Topic: Killer gets off!
Forler Reaction: Another Fox 2 Story
Forler Reaction: KMOV Interview with Julia Yerke
Forler Reaction: Message from Dan Torres [May 18, 2007]
Kent Rau Signs with Missouri Valley College
Forler Verdict: Not Guilty
St. Louis Post-Dispatch article
KSDK story:KSDK video
KMOV story:KMOV video
Fox 2 story: Fox 2 video: Fox 2 video on family reaction
Columbia Missourian article
Lincoln County Journal article
Two Students Arrested in TBHS Bogus Bomb Threat [May 17, 2007]
Forler: Day Two Articles
Forler takes the stand from Fox 2
Forler convinced truck was trying to hit him from the Post-Dispatch
Forler Trial: Truck Speed/Teasley's BAC
Forler Trial: Day One Recap [May 16, 2007]
Here's an article from the Columbia Tribune
Apparently the prosecution has rested after a day. Here's a video recap from Fox 2
Here's the WestplexToday article
Forler Trial Coverage [May 15, 2007]
May 14 Post-Dispatch Article
PD Article on Lincoln County Growth [May 6, 2007]
Settlement in Forler Civil Case
Benefit Concert By The Standards At Bonfils [May 4, 2007]
The Standards, an a cappella group from Nashville, Tenn., will perform a benefit concert for the Lincoln County School District at 7 p.m. Friday at Bonfils Auditorium, Troy Buchanan High School, 1190 Old Cap-au-Gris Road, Troy."
The Standards' Homepage
My rant about the Lincoln County Journal [Apr 17, 2007]
What are they doing with the advertising money from the website?
--They advertise the heck out of the website but what is really on it? I mean sure there are lot of ads on the website, so they have to be raking in some money from it, but what is really on it?
Why is with the front page of the Sports section this week?
--The majority of the above the fold space is taken up by track results. Not a story, but track results submitted by a coach.
Does anyone proofread?
--In the article about Richard Rose signing with Lindenwood: "he lead the South division" . No, that would be "he led the South".
--On the inside back page, the '06-'07 All-County Basketball Teams are featured. A Kourtney Gibson made the Girls' 2nd team. That one even comes up as misspelled in my web browser.
--On the front page of the Main Section: "City leaders finalized plans to purchase Troy Baptist Church" Wow, so they are just purchasing the whole congregation? I would think that the correct wording would have been "City leaders finalized plans to purchase the building currently occupied by Troy First Baptist Church".
Winfield Hires A First-Class AD [Apr 10, 2007]
Check me out on Tumblr [Apr 4, 2007]
Randomness without Ritalin
Roger More Gets the P-D Treatment [Apr 2, 2007]
Troy Hardee's On Channel 5 [Mar 29, 2007]