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Sobering message delivered about driving drunk

Sobering message delivered about driving drunk

    The Tau Iota Gamma fraternity held its annual Safe and Sober Prom program at John F. Hodge High ...

Sheltered workshop board considers relocation

    While no formal offer has been put onto the negotiating table yet, there are clear indications t...

Fredbird coming to Midwest grand opening

    The Midwest Petroleum Travel Plaza in Cuba has recently completed some major upgrades, including...

City agrees to fund summer ball program

    Kids in Steelville will get to play ball this summer after the city and the Sports Club were abl...

Nixon touts Medicaid expansion at PCRMC

Nixon touts Medicaid expansion at PCRMC

    Missouri Governor Jay Nixon visited the Phelps County Regional Medical Center (PCRMC) on April 1...

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Viva Cuba plans 30th annual Trash Bash

    For 30 years, Viva Cuba and other groups have been kicking off the spring season with an annual Trash Bash and city cleanup. This year they would like to invite you to bring your gloves and tools and take part in this tradition for a cleaner Cuba.

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Sawmill storage building burns

    Steelville fire personnel, assisted by Cuba and St. James fire crews and Steelville EMS workers, fought an Easter Sunday fire at a local sawmill. The first alarm, commercial fire was at a large storage building located on West Highway 8. Battalion Chief Joe Smart reported the building contained motors, along with various pieces of equipment and parts for the sawmill, and that the fire complete...

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SJMS Chess Club enjoys fine season

SJMS Chess Club enjoys fine season

    The St. James Middle School Chess Club recently had their last meeting of the year and celebrated their accomplishments. Devon Brown and Jimmy Watson were the top eighth-grade players. Garren Gray was the top seventh-grade player.

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Skippy’s receives donation

    Skippy’s Route 66 restaurant recently received a check for $400 from the Route 66 Association of Missouri. Following is a copy of the letter enclosed with the check.

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Two St. James area residents held for murder, assault near Rosati

Two St. James area residents held for murder, assault near Rosati

• Updated 3:40 p.m., April 24

   Murder charges have been filed against a man and woman from the St. James area in shootings that took place in Crawford County near Rosati in the early morning hours of Wednesday, April 23.

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Property donation rejected

    During the week of April 15, Phelps County commissioners:
    • Heard discussion on the use of local workforce for the construction of the bridge project on Road 7050. Jennifer Jones, Missouri Department of Transportation, advised that the county will need to provide documentation showing reasonable costs in order to use local workforce. She also advised that documentation of costs will have to...

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Avoid planting invasive trees such as the Bradford pear

Spring is a wonderful time to plant new trees and shrubs, but landscapers should be careful not to plant species that can harm native habitats such as woodlands. Bradford pear, or Callery pear, for one, is an ornamental tree that has become invasive and chokes out native species in natural areas and parks. Gardeners and homeowners are urged to consider native alternatives for spring planting, such...

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S&T choirs to perform free spring concert

    The Missouri University of Science and Technology Chamber and University choirs, directed by Lorie Francis, a lecturer in arts, languages and philosophy, will be joined by the Rolla Choral Arts Society, the Rolla High School choirs and the 399th Army Band from Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., for two free performances of “Carmina Burana” on April 26 and 27.

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Gov. Nixon recognizes four military veterans in Capitol ceremony to mark Missouri’s first Vietnam Veterans Day

Veterans honored in Capitol ceremony represent U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps, and come from Webb City, Sunrise Beach, Camdenton and House Springs
JEFFERSON CITY – To mark Missouri’s first Vietnam Veterans Day, Gov. Jay Nixon today recognized four military veterans from that era in a ceremony in the Governor’s Capitol office. The veterans honored by Gov. Nixon and Maj. Gen. Stephen L. Danner, Adjutant General of Missouri, represented service in the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps during the Vietnam War era.

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