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Council approves agreement paving way for Osage monument

The city council has taken a necessary step forward in making the proposed Osage Indian monument at ...

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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SFPD urges caution when burning outdoor areas

    With spring just around the corner, many people begin projects to clean up leaves, brush, and limbs around their property and often burn the natural material to dispose of it. SFPD Chief Steven Lefler offered a reminder to be careful of weather conditions when burning outdoors, and especially to avoid burning when it is windy.

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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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Cuba man allegedly steals ATVs and old equipment

    Criminal charges have been filed against a Cuba man for two separate incidents involving theft. Ronald J. Durham, age 37, stands charged with class C felony stealing and class B misdemeanor trespass in the first degree for an incident that allegedly took place on April 22, 2014 and with class C felony receiving stolen property on November 28, 2014.

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Child falls into pond

The Phelps County Sheriff’s Department has announced that an incident that occurred on January 26 in which a two-year-old boy fell into a rural pond has been ruled an accident.

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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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