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Leaders in the Cuba business community and members of the Cuba Development Group (CDG) gathered at Country Kitchen last week to hear a presentation by Mardy Leathers on the current economic conditions both local and statewide. Leathers, who serves as president of the CDG, reviewed Cuba’s recent economic success stories and also detailed future projects that his nonprofit group is working toward.
Steelville and the surrounding area are crawling with artists from around the country this week as part of the Plein Air event sponsored by the Steelville Arts Council (STARCO). Nearly 20 artists from three states are here all this week painting in different areas each day with a public auction to end the week at the Meramec Adventure Learning Ranch on Friday, June 21.
For the past few years, the Bourbon Elementary and Middle schools have been implementing a school-wide system called Positive Behavior Support (PBS). This system seeks to cut down on the need for discipline by rewarding students when they demonstrate good behavior and following the rules. Recently, the district was honored by the state for achieving “Bronze” status for its program.
County Clerk Mardy Leathers and other local leaders are patiently waiting to hear acceptance or denial of a $2.1 million grant proposal that Leathers submitted June 3 on behalf of Crawford County to move forward with the outer road extension project along I-44 in Cuba. Now that the numbers are public, some citizens have voiced concerns on the county’s financial responsibility in regard to such...
It will soon become harder for some and impossible for others to obtain their General Education Development (GED) certificate, thanks to budget cuts from the federal and state governments. GED classes throughout the region are being closed at the end of June.
The 2013 July Fourth holiday is fast approaching. All across Missouri, people will gather to have some fun, share a meal, or simply enjoy fireworks. Whether your plans will take place on land or on the water, Colonel Ron Replogle, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, reminds Missouri’s travelers of the importance of safety during the upcoming July Fourth holiday.
Trout fishing at one of Missouri’s four trout parks is a great way to spend a hot summer day. The cool spring waters, flowing down the spring branches, will keep even the most heat weary fisherman plenty cool.
Restless Heart, a seven-time County Music Association nominee, four-time GRAMMY nominee, and 1990 Country Music Association Group of the Year, will be performing at the Meramec Music Theatre June 22 at 8 p.m. as part of their 30th anniversary tour.