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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 on Saturday

    Local businesses and organizations are invited to participate in the 7th Annual Pumpkin Village on Saturday, October 5, 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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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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