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Art in the Park returning to Steelville

Art in the Park is coming back to Steelville this spring and promises another enjoyable day of creat...

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 ...

Nighttime run will benefit local woman and first responders

    Runners, joggers, walkers, and those who like to help others should plan now to take part in the...

Indian Hills fire leads to burglary, arson and car theft charges

    A Cuba man stands charged with arson, burglary, and stealing a car, allegedly confessing the cri...

Huge sculpture planned at Visitors Center - PHOTO GALLERY

Huge sculpture planned at Visitors Center - PHOTO GALLERY

It could be the biggest thing to ever hit the town of Cuba. In fact, it is almost sure to be.
An all-...

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Man pulls gun on police, dies in house fire

Cuba police responding to a domestic disturbance call at 1 a.m. on Sunday, January 18 got more than what they bargained for. Authorities suspect that a man involved in the disturbance with his girlfriend may have set fire to his own home and then died in the fire. The matter is still under investigation.

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Ambulance district working to collect bills

The Steelville Ambulance District (SAD) board met on January 13 and conducted business as follows:

•    Bills totaling $38,233.41 were approved for payment, along with $46,273.29 in payroll.

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Nighttime run will benefit local woman and first responders

    Runners, joggers, walkers, and those who like to help others should plan now to take part in the third annual Freezin’ for a Reason 5K Walk/Run, scheduled for Saturday, February 21 at 6 p.m. Not only is it a chance to get out and get moving, but it also benefits those in the emergency services fields who need some help. This year’s theme is the 1970s and costumes are encouraged!

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Bourbon Community Center receives grant

    The Bourbon Area Community Center received a grant of $1,000 from the Bourbon Community Foundation to help with the new lighting project at the center.  Foundation President, Mary Heywood presented the check to Barb Condren at the center last week.

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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 again attempt to locate a missing woman from St. James. Amanda Caudill, 27, has been missing since December 15, 2014.

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MU Extension and USDA hosting Farm Bill meeting

The 2014 Farm Bill contains several provisions that enable farmers and landowners to make decisions regarding their involvement in federal farm programs.  Landowners will have the opportunity to reallocate base acres on individual farms as well as update yield information that is used to determine some farm program payments.

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Missouri, as part of 25-state consortium, designates new Hepatitis C drug for Medicaid patients

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – The State of Missouri, as part of a 25-state purchasing consortium that includes Texas, Michigan, and Wisconsin, entered into an agreement on Jan. 22, 2015 to begin using Viekira for Medicaid patients with Hepatitis C who meet certain medical criteria. Viekira was recently approved by the FDA on Dec. 19, 2014.

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MDC and partners to hold native landscaping workshop for homeowners

MDC and partners to hold native landscaping workshop for homeowners

If there was a way to beautify a landscape, lower the cost of maintaining it, and help wildlife in the process, it would seem to be a natural choice. Selecting native plants can achieve all these goals . . . and it's something just about any homeowner in the St. Louis region can do.

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Art in the Park returning to Steelville

Art in the Park is coming back to Steelville this spring and promises another enjoyable day of creative fun for people of all ages. The annual event, sponsored by the Steelville Arts Council, is scheduled for Saturday, April 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Steelville Community Park.

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