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Garden has been great success

Garden has been great success

    The St. James Community Garden has finished its first summer of adopted beds and has received po...

Crawford County has a new conservation agent

Crawford County has a new conservation agent

Crawford County once again has two agents of the Missouri Department of Conservation working in the ...

Problem at substation caused blackout

Things went dark all across Cuba last Thursday when a power outage at the Sho-Me Power Electric Coop...

Library plans birthday party for Lucy Wortham James

Library plans birthday party for Lucy Wortham James

    The James Memorial Public Library will celebrate the 134th birthday of Lucy Wortham James this S...

1925 bank robbery reenacted during Harvest Festival - PHOTO GALLERY

1925 bank robbery reenacted during Harvest Festival - PHOTO GALLERY

    Shots rang out from the windows and rooftops of downtown Steelville businesses on Saturday as pa...

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Problem at substation caused blackout

Things went dark all across Cuba last Thursday when a power outage at the Sho-Me Power Electric Cooperative caused a temporary, daytime electrical failure that blacked out the entire town for approximately 90 minutes. After some emergency repairs were made, the power was restored without further complications or interruptions—but not before lunchtime business ground to a halt and schools were forc...

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Emergency responders hold 9/11 memorial service

Emergency responders hold 9/11 memorial service

    Steelville public safety agencies gathered at the Yadkin Creek Square on Thursday to commemorate the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks and honor the heroes who gave their lives on that day.

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Missing youth returns home

    Local emergency responders initiated a search for a missing 12-year-old boy on Sunday, September 7 near the 10000 block of County Road 3470 after a missing person call was received. Reported missing was St. James boy who had been last seen playing outside near a family residence. The boy was reported missing at approximately 7:38 p.m.

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Crawford County has a new conservation agent

Crawford County has a new conservation agent

Crawford County once again has two agents of the Missouri Department of Conservation working in the area. Patrice Reese has been transferred to the county to serve as one of two agents in the field. She began field work last week and she hopes to fill the large shoes left by the now-retired Rob Brandenburg, who worked in Crawford County for many years.

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Voting equipment testing scheduled

    Phelps County Clerk Carol Bennett has announced that the county’s optical scan voting equipment will be testing on Monday, September 22.

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Following successful effort to defeat special interest tax breaks, Gov. Nixon releases more than $140 million for education

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Following a successful effort to defeat a package of special interest tax breaks, Gov. Jay Nixon today announced the release of $143.6 million for local school districts and higher education institutions. In addition, local schools will be spared an additional $93 million cut to their Proposition C sales tax revenues that would have resulted from these tax breaks becoming law...

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MDC to hold vehicle and equipment auction Oct. 18 in Salem

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will hold a public auction of various used vehicles, and equipment on Saturday, Oct. 18, starting at 10 a.m. at its Salem Maintenance Center, 1715 Hwy 32 West. Doors will open at 7:30 a.m. The auction will include dozens of vehicles, along with ATVs, trailers, boats, outboard motors, mowers, generators, blowers, pumps and other eq...

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MMT hosting two Christian groups

MMT hosting two Christian groups

    Two young Christian groups will perform in Steelville next week as part of the “While We’re Young” tour. 1 Girl Nation and OBB co-headline the tour that will make a stop at the Meramec Music Theatre on Thursday, September 18 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door.

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