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Volunteers needed to make 50,000 meals

    On August 23, an organization called Change This World (CTW) will be at the St. James Community ...

County clerk race will be decided during primary

County clerk race will be decided during primary

    The next Crawford County Clerk will be decided at the August primary, not in the November electi...

City trying to market old San Val bulding

City trying to market old San Val bulding

    The city of Steelville will soon be advertising the availability of the old San Val building. Al...

Asphalt going down on new all-weather track

Asphalt going down on new all-weather track

    The St. James Board of Education was given an update on construction occurring in the district o...

McGinnis Wood Products, Inc. is among Best in Workplace Safety

• Department of Labor Bestows Company with Prestigious SHARP Award
The Missouri Department of Labor’s...

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McGinnis Wood Products, Inc. is among Best in Workplace Safety

• Department of Labor Bestows Company with Prestigious SHARP Award
The Missouri Department of Labor’s On-Site Safety and Health Consultation Program announced McGinnis Wood Products, Inc. as the newest member of Missouri’s Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP).

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City trying to market old San Val bulding

City trying to market old San Val bulding

    The city of Steelville will soon be advertising the availability of the old San Val building. Aldermen agreed at Monday’s city council meeting to purchase a banner to install in front of the former factory to begin the process of letting the public know it could be utilized. Comptroller Jennifer Basham also pointed out that there are websites that allow government entities to post such items a...

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Local siblings compete at National Junior High Rodeo

    Ciera and Colton Hamilton competed in the National Junior High Rodeo in Des Moines, Iowa, recently. The brother and sister combo faced tough competition, but had a great opportunity to join one of the top rodeo competitions in the nation from June 22 through June 29.

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Annual Bourbon High School All Class Reunion planned for September 13

    Plans are underway for the 3rd Annual BHS All Class Reunion to be held Saturday, September 13 at the Bourbon Community Center.  The BHS Alumni Board meetings are usually held the second Friday of the month at area sponsors.

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Presiding commissioner being challenged by road district employee

Presiding commissioner being challenged by road district employee

    Crawford County voters will determine their next Presiding Commissioner at the August 5 Primary Election. Two Republicans are the only candidates who have filed for the position, so the one who wins in August will not have an opponent in the November election. Incumbent Leo Sanders faces challenger Wes Littrell for the seat.

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Long-term drug investigation leads to numerous arrests on Tuesday

At approximately 6 a.m. on July 22, members of the South Central Drug Task Force, in coordination with the Phelps County Sheriff’s Department, Rolla (MO) Police Department, and the Missouri State Highway Patrol, concluded a long-term narcotics investigation in Phelps County.

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Actress Cynthia Nixon learns of her Missouri ancestor’s painful story on Who Do You Think You Are?

• Missouri State Archives helped uncover family history
 
Jefferson City, Mo. — On national television last night, award-winning actress Cynthia Nixon learned about a gruesome chapter of her family history that the Missouri State Archives, a division of Secretary of State Jason Kander’s office, helped uncover.

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Area residents taking 1,063-mile float

Area residents taking 1,063-mile float

    Not everyone has the same idea of making a dream come true. For Allen McGuire, of Potosi, a dream come true would be completing something he has never done with someone who means the world to him. Starting August 1, McGuire will attempt to bring this dream to reality as he and his son Jacob set out for a 50-day canoe trip from Huzzah Valley to the Gulf of Mexico, a distance of 1,063 miles.

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Cabaret performances returning to OAT

Ozark Actors Theatre is building on the well-received Cabaret performances of the summer of 2013 by introducing a Summer Series of Cabaret, presented by our guest performers. This Cabaret Series will be three original, intimate evenings of incredible song so you can get to know the OAT stars in a completely new way!

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Cardinals fall to Bismarck, beat Newburg

   The Steelville varsity baseball boys traveled to Bismarck on March 23 and lost a close one, by the final of 6-5. Steelville had just six hits in the game.


    Preston Griggs led the team in hits going 2-2 and scoring a run. Caleb Parry, Brandon Howdeshell, Adam Volner, and Blake Schneider each contributed one hit.
    Volner started the game on the hill for the Cardinals. He threw six innings, striking out nine, walking five, and was charged with three unearned runs. Lane Becker got the loss, pitching one-third of an inning, allowing three runs, one of which one was earned. Brandon Howdeshell pitched the final third of the last inning, walking two and striking out one.
    The team earned it first victory of the season against Newburg April 2, after dropping their first two games of the season. The Cardinal bats were hot in this one. The boys rattled out 12 hits, scored 11 runs, and won by the final score of 11-8.
    Caleb Earney led the offensive attack for Steelville going 3-3 at the plate, with two doubles, three stolen bases, and two RBI. Griggs went 2-3 with three RBI. Becker had a single, double, and two RBI.
    Becker earned the victory pitching four innings. He allowed two earned runs, struck out three, and walked three.
    The Cardinals will be back in action at 6:30 p.m. today (April 5) in the semifinals of the GVC tournament. They will also play in the final round of the tourney on Saturday at the Community Park.

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