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Chamber supporters are honored during banquet - PHOTO GALLERY

Chamber supporters are honored during banquet - PHOTO GALLERY

    The St. James Chamber of Commerce held its annual awards dinner on Friday, January 23 to recogni...

Beers and Diaz crowned SHS homecoming king and queen - PHOTO GALLERY

Beers and Diaz crowned SHS homecoming king and queen - PHOTO GALLERY

Two seniors were crowned as the 2015 homecoming king and queen: Jacob Beers and Carlee Diaz. The cor...

Canine search yields nothing on missing woman

Canine search yields nothing on missing woman

A canine search and rescue team from the Eureka Fire Protection District was called on last week to ...

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Beers and Diaz crowned SHS homecoming king and queen - PHOTO GALLERY

Beers and Diaz crowned SHS homecoming king and queen - PHOTO GALLERY

Two seniors were crowned as the 2015 homecoming king and queen: Jacob Beers and Carlee Diaz. The coronation took place as part of homecoming festivities at Steelville High School on Friday, January 23.

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Local student receives response from favorite author

Local student receives response from favorite author

    A local student recently received a special Christmas present from Jeff Kinney, author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid books. Reece Kinnaird had written the author three years ago and never received a response. On December 18 she received a letter directly from the author.

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American Legion Auxiliary Post 81 News

    A small, but enthusiastic group of members of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 81 of Bourbon met at the Legion Post on Tuesday evening, January 20.  Treasurer Francie Rohrer conducted the business meeting. 

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John Britton served his community well

John Britton served his community well

Both Cuba and Steelville mourn the loss of a man devoted to making his community a better place. John Britton, actively involved in a variety of endeavors in both cities for many years, died on Wednesday, January 21, at the age of 86.

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CASA honors local volunteers

    The South Central Missouri Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for Children honored the volunteers who serve the abused and neglected children living in foster care in the 25th Judicial Circuit.

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During visit to Franklin County, Gov. Nixon discusses how Missouri’s mental health initiative helps thousands get the care they need

WASHINGTON, Mo. – During a roundtable discussion with local law enforcement and mental health care professionals in Franklin County today, Gov. Jay Nixon discussed how a strategic initiative launched two years ago to strengthen Missouri’s mental health system is continuing to yield significant results. To date, there have been more than 14,000 contacts between Community Mental Health Liaisons, law...

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Eagle viewing planned at Montauk State Park in February

Guests can watch as the eagles glide across the skies above the Montauk valley on Feb. 6 and Feb. 20 at Montauk State Park. The events are sponsored by Missouri State Parks and will be held at 9 a.m. on both days. Participants should meet at the CCC Stone Picnic Shelter for the free, public programs.

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