Author Archives: Blanche Kelly

This Week in Lincoln County – August 14, 2017

Summer keeps flying by and we are enjoying some atypical weather for the month of August. I for one have no complaints of the below normal temps. Kids are getting back to school and our road crews are still out … Continue reading

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This Week in Lincoln County – August 7, 2017

There is a busy writing schedule for me this week. In addition to this piece and my other normal writing chores, I am also preparing a few remarks for my Mother’s birthday party which we will celebrate this Saturday. I … Continue reading

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This Week in Lincoln County – July 31, 2017

While I enjoyed my vacation in the mountains of Colorado, it is great to be back in Missouri. The first day back to work after any absence is always a bit of a challenge, but I am back in the … Continue reading

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This Week in Lincoln County – July 17, 2017

No writer’s block this week, as there has been a lot of activity since my last update. In a time when negativity seems to rule the day, it is a pleasant relief to report some good news. A few items … Continue reading

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This Week in Lincoln County – July 10, 2017

Writing has been one of my favorite pastimes since I was a youngster, but I have to confess that I occasionally suffer from a bout of writer’s block. At times, I feel like I am beating the proverbial dead horse. … Continue reading

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This Week in Lincoln County – July 3, 2017

It’s been a short week due to the Independence Day, but there has been no shortage of activity around the Courthouse. I hope everyone has been able to relax and enjoy the many freedoms we enjoy in this country, not … Continue reading

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This Week in Lincoln County – June 26, 2017

It has been an eventful weekend in my world.  My mother, who will turn 85 in August, took a little spill while playing basketball at my nephew’s graduation party. I am happy to report that she is doing well, but … Continue reading

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This Week in Lincoln County – June 19, 2017

While doing some research on a road issue, I had to refer to a 1930 Lincoln County plat book.  It’s not often that an issue takes me to this volume, but once in a while we get a stumper that … Continue reading

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From the Commission – This Week in Lincoln County – June 12, 2017

Now that the assessment notices are out, I am happy to report that Assessor Kevin Bishop is still alive and well.  At this time of year, even the Commission office gets to handle a few property valuation complaints, but that … Continue reading

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County Finalizing Historical Courthouse Grant

The Lincoln County Courthouse has once again been selected as a recipient of a Missouri Heritage Properties Program grant for the Fiscal Year 2017.  The grant was submitted to the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) in December of 2016. The … Continue reading

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