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LINCOLN COUNTY, MO (KPLR)- A portion of Highway C at Highway 79 in Old Monroe has a new name. It has been named in honor Marine Lance Corporal Patrick W. Schimmel, who was killed in action in 2009 in Afghanistan . He was just  21. Schimmel was a graduate of Winfield High School.

A few hundred people turned out for the highway dedication in honor the soldier. Several veteran groups raised money for the dedication.

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