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Steelville gets new K-9 unit

Steelville gets new K-9 unit

    Steelville’s K9 Unit has a new vehicle designed especially for its particular needs, thanks to a...

Residents can now get rid of old medications at police department

Residents can now get rid of old medications at police department

    The St. James Police Department and Kiwanis Club teamed up for a prescription drug disposal on S...

Bahr and Uffmann reign over homecoming - PHOTO GALLERY

Bahr and Uffmann reign over homecoming - PHOTO GALLERY

    Zachary Bahr and Alexis Uffmann were crowned the 2014 homecoming king and queen on Friday night ...

Students give commissioners updated on Vietnam War monument

Students give commissioners updated on Vietnam War monument

    Five Steelville Middle School students from Jennifer Whitson’s Current Events class visited Craw...

School board split on resolution opposing Amendment 3

The Cuba School Board has endorsed a resolution opposing Amendment 3, which will appear on the Novem...

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Cuba School District maintains accredited status

Administrators believe the Cuba School District is performing well and continues to do so. The recent release of Annual Performance Reports scoring school districts across the state only reinforces that notion, with the Crawford County R-2 School District maintaining its accredited status.

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Steelville gets new K-9 unit

Steelville gets new K-9 unit

    Steelville’s K9 Unit has a new vehicle designed especially for its particular needs, thanks to a grant from CLERF (County Law Enforcement Restitution Fund). The Steelville Police Department was able to purchase a completely outfitted Dodge Durango from the Cuba Police Department, after it decommissioned its K9 unit, through funds obtained from the grant.

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St. James voters approve library tax

St. James voters approve library tax

    St. James will retain its public library after a 30-cent per $100 of assessed valuation property tax passed on Tuesday. Voters approved the tax with 287 in favor and to 255 opposed. Revenue from the tax will provide a steady income stream for the continued operation of the James Memorial Public Library by the city of St. James.

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Man's girlfriend calls cops about drugs

    The Crawford County Prosecuting Attorney filed the following felony charges between September 16 and 21:
    • Thomas L. Claus, 48, of Cuba, stands charged with class B felony producing a controlled substance, and class C felony possession of a controlled substance.

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Vote-counting machines to be tested

    To comply with Section 115.233 RSMo., there will be a public testing of the optical scan voting equipment on Friday, October 24,at 9 a.m. in the Mulit-Purpose Room, Phelps County Courthouse, 200 N. Main St., Rolla.

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More workers to be trained for in-demand jobs in STEM fields, thanks to $19.7 million grant, Gov. Nixon says

• Federal grant for MoSTEMWINS project follows similar grants won by Missouri in 2011 and 2012 for training workers in health care, advanced manufacturing
 
JEFFERSON CITY – Gov. Jay Nixon today said that a $19.7 million grant to Missouri’s 12 community colleges and the State Technical College of Missouri will bolster the state’s economy and increase the number of Missourians with a post-secondary ...

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First day in the deer blind

    I anxiously await bow season each year. The first day I spend in the blind always seems to be magical and this year was no exception.

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Pumpkin Village returns later this month

    Local businesses and organizations are invited to participate in the 7th Annual Pumpkin Village on Saturday, October 25, an event sponsored by the city of Steelville. The Halloween-themed event takes place at the Steelville Community Park and along the Greenway Trail.

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Save on web access with ‘coupon code’

    Things are changing dramatically at Three Rivers Publishing this week. For the first time in our history, we will begin charging for “premium content” on our website. The change happens Friday.


    Why charge for our website? Good journalism is expensive!
    Three Rivers Publishing has 11 people who produce content for our website. Nearly 100 percent of what they write can only be found in our newspapers and at www.threeriverspublishing.com. None of them work for free.
    Every week we ask our newspaper readers and advertisers to help pay for the costs to produce and deliver our papers. For years, however, we have provided much of the news we produce to our website visitors free of charge. Somehow, that just doesn’t seem fair…and now that’s going to change.
    As of Friday, when you visit our website you will be able to see the home page, obituaries, death notices, classifieds and our “About Us” page. When you attempt to read news, sports, editorials or letters to the editor, however, you will be asked to become a registered member.
    If you are a current subscriber (you get your paper in the mail each week), you will be able to get all our premium content for less than $1 per month. When you join, just make sure you use the coupon code on your mailing label (see example below) and you will save 66 percent off our regular website prices.
    If you’re not a subscriber to one of our papers, then you can get full access to all of our premium content, which is updated daily, for $17.50 for six months or $30 for a year. Or for $25 for six months or $40 per year, you can also get full website access and the electronic editions of all four of our newspapers. Those rates are also discounted for our current subscribers using the coupon code.
    If you’re unfamiliar with our E-editions, all of our newspapers are available in their entirety on our website every week. And, you can find them there before the papers actually hit the street on Wednesday afternoon. With an E-edition subscription, there is no more waiting for your paper to arrive in the mail, or no having to run out and get the paper every week! Membership also gives you complete access to all of our searchable archives on the website.
    You should also be aware that you can fully customize the home page of the website to only display the news that’s most important to you. By clicking on the “Settings” button to the right of the “News” banner, you can choose which sections appear on the home page and how they appear. After making your selections, just be sure and click on the “save” button at the bottom of the box. Now matter how you customize your home page, all of the news and sports will still be available under the main menu at the top of the page.
    Make sure you don’t miss any important news by signing up for full access to our premium content today. Registration information can be found near the top right side of the website, immediately under the search feature.
    You can subscribe using PayPal or your credit or debit card. Just remember to use your Coupon Code on your mailing label to take 66 percent off our standard web subscription or website and E-edition subscription.
    Now you can turn your weekly newspaper into a daily newspaper with a membership to www.threeriverspublishing.com. We’re confident that you will find our website to be a great value…as well as a great source for all the news and sports that’s important to you.

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