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Special election called for new library tax vote

    St. James voters will get another chance to vote on the proposed library tax after Circuit Court...

Eleven will vie for HF queen title

Eleven will vie for HF queen title

    Eleven young ladies from Steelville will compete for the title of 2014 Harvest Festival Queen th...

Queen candidates, Chamber getting ready for 81st GFF

Queen candidates, Chamber getting ready for 81st GFF

    The 81st Annual Grape and Fall Festival is coming to St. James soon. Area residents will have pl...

Two more charged in hit-and-run case

    Two more people have been charged in connection with the fatal hit-and-run accident that left a ...

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McGinnis Wood receives safety recognition

McGinnis Wood receives safety recognition

The Missouri Department of Labor’s On-Site Safety and Health Consultation Program announced that McGinnis Wood Products, Inc. is the newest member of Missouri’s Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP). A midday ceremony was held at the Cuba barrel factory recently to recognize the company and its employees for the SHARP award.

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Eleven will vie for HF queen title

Eleven will vie for HF queen title

    Eleven young ladies from Steelville will compete for the title of 2014 Harvest Festival Queen this year. These young women will take the stage at the Meramec Music Theatre on Thursday, September 4, and one will end the evening’s pageant wearing the queen’s crown.

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Golden Living Center makes donation to Golden Age Center

    The Golden Living Center (GLC) on Tuesday presented the Golden Age Center (GAC) a community grant of $1,000 for operation costs. Members of the GAC board we on hand to receive the grant award, which is part of the GLC Corporation Community Grants program.

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POW from WW2 honored for his service to American Legion

POW from WW2 honored for his service to American Legion

On Saturday, July 19 members of American Legion Post 81 in Bourbon and its Auxiliary gathered to celebrate William Reid Stephens for 70 years of dedicated service to the American Legion. In attendance to celebrate Stephens’ magnificent milestone was American Legion State Commander Dennis Welchie.

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Crocker sentenced to 25 years for Meramec River shooting

    James Crocker was formally sentenced to 25 years in prison by Judge Kelly Parker on Tuesday, August 19, despite his complaints that his attorney had not defended him well.

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Sales tax revenue still strong

    During the week of August 14, Phelps County commissioners:
    • Approved the Quarterly Reimbursement Report for the Tough on Trash Grant in the amount of $2,375.25.

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Prairie Day comes to Shaw Nature Reserve Sept. 20

Discover nature and the life of pioneers by taking a step back in time during Prairie Day at the Shaw Nature Reserve on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Interact with early settlers and explore what life was like on the great American frontier during this bi-annual event.

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Quilt Show returning to Gallery Zeke

    The 2nd Annual Show-Me Quilt Show and Vintage Quilt Exhibition, presented by the Steelville Arts Council, is coming to Gallery Zeke next month. The quilt show will be held the first week of September—from September 1 to 7—with competitors vying for prizes in several different categories.

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