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Winery listed among best in the world

Winery listed among best in the world

    St. James Winery recently placed in the top 15 of the World Association of Wine and Spirits Writ...

Weather dampens crowd at Maramec - PHOTO GALLERY & VIDEO

    Old Iron Works Days came to Maramec Spring Park over the weekend with a very large turnout. Weat...

CHS hosting volleyball districts

The Class 2, District 8 girls volleyball playoff tournament will be hosted at Cuba High School next ...

Cuba Fest arts and crafts festival is this weekend

If it’s the third weekend in October, then it’s time for another Cuba Fest. Organizers of the annual...

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Meramec Electrical Products expands its Cuba factory

Meramec Electrical Products expands its Cuba factory

The Missouri Department of Economic Development joined company leaders of Meramec Electrical Products Co., at a grand opening ceremony to celebrate the completion of the company’s expanded facility located at 1 Industrial Drive in Cuba, Mo. The expansion project includes the creation of 84 new jobs and a $10.6 million capital investment.

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Steelville woman killed in one-vehicle wreck

    A Steelville woman lost her life in a car wreck on Saturday, October 18. Candise White, 27, was pronounced deceased at the scene by Crawford County Assistant Coroner Darren Dake shortly after the accident occurred around 1 p.m.

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Winery listed among best in the world

Winery listed among best in the world

    St. James Winery recently placed in the top 15 of the World Association of Wine and Spirits Writers and Journalists annual list of the 100 Top Wineries in the World.

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Local airman killed in Japan during typhoon

Local airman killed in Japan during typhoon

A 27-year-old serviceman from Bourbon was killed, along with two other airmen, on October 5, when they were swept into the ocean during a typhoon near Okinawa, Japan. Staff Sergeant Joshua Schoenhoff was an instrument and flight control systems specialist with the 461st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron based at Robins Air Force Base in Georgia.

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County still looking for ways to make jail bond payment

    Crawford County’s jail bond underwriter has expressed concern about recent news that the county is struggling to come up with its November payment on the debt. Landon Boehm, of Piper Jaffrey, spoke to county commissioners at their meeting held on October 14, discussing the history of the bond as well as encouraging them to find a way to keep from defaulting on the bill. It is due November 1 an...

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Commissioners discuss outer road project

    During the week of October 9, Phelps County commissioners:
    • Received a letter from the Missouri Department of Economic Development with an invitation to make application to the Community Development Block Grant program for a grant in the amount not to exceed $452,300 to develop a Northwye Outer Road. Discussion was held regarding the necessity to obtain more questionnaires from residents i...

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Deer drive nets biggest buck

    Deer drives are as old as deer hunting itself. I had never experienced a deer drive, but participated in one a few years back, which produced my largest buck to date. We had been invited to a media deer hunt hosted by outdoor icon Ray Eye. The hunt took place in deer rich northeast Missouri with Kevin Small of KT’s Trophy Hunts. He has 6,000 acres of prime deer hunting properties leased.   

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The Civil War in Missouri exhibit schedules additional programs

    “A State Divided – The Civil War in Missouri” exhibit continues to bring in people from all over the state and some from Illinois, Florida, Colorado and Pennsylvania. 

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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.

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    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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