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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. 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...

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 drea...

County on track for record sales tax year

    Crawford County sales tax revenue continues to trend upwardly for 2014. Six months into the year...

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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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Veterans Home administrator leaving for St. Louis

    Missouri Veterans Home Administrator Mark Fontana will be leaving the facility on August 1, when he will transfer to the St. Louis Veterans Home in the same position. After two years serving in St. James, Fontana has been great for the facility, with many accomplishments, including the addition of the BBQ Bivouac last year. Kathy Haynes, who has been a member of the facilities staff for many y...

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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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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 election. Both candidates for the office have filed under the Republican Party, and there is not a candidate from the Democratic Party, so voters will determine the next office holder when they go to the polls on August 5. Incumbent Mardy Leathers faces opposition from challenger John G. Martin.

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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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Gov. Nixon orders comprehensive review to ensure Missouri Lottery keeps its promise to public schools

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon today announced that he has ordered the Office of Administration to conduct a comprehensive review of the Missouri Lottery’s operations to assess its ability to carry out its voter-approved mandate to provide a stable funding source for public schools.

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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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BMS track teams do well in Vienna

    Bourbon Middle School track season got under way when the Warhawks traveled to Vienna last Thursday.


    The boys were led by Kyle Wilkenson, who finished first in the 100 meters, and Tyler Valley, who finished first in the 800. Tyler Valley, Dakota Lawrence, Eli Sheffel and Jerrod Nolie also finished first the 4x800.
    Chris Fritz finished sixth in the 100. In the 200, Lane Licklider finished second and Brandon Siess finished fourth. Jerrod Nolie finished fourth in the 400 meter. Dakota Studdard finished sixth and Garret Joslin finished eighth in the 1200. Dakota Lawrence finished third and Tyler Brust finished sixth in the 75 hurdles.
    Chance Fields, Chris Tackett, Kyle Rodriguez and Chris Fritz finished fourth in the 4x100. Kyle Wilkenson, Dakota Lawrence, Adam Walker and Jerrod Nolie finished third in the 4x400. Kyle Wilkenson finished second and Brandon Siess finished fifth in shot put. Tyler Valley and Eli Sheffel tied for second and Adam Walker finished sixth in the high jump. Kyle Wilkenson finished eighth in the Long Jump.
    For the girls, Callie Shelton finished third and Dani Baily finished seventh in the 400 meter. Hannah Mauer finished seventh in the 800 meter. Dani Baily finished seventh in the 1200 meter.
    Mackenzie Courtoise, Sierra Jones, Abby Cornman and Sam Witt finished eighth in the 4x100. Hannah Mauer, Elleni Kardashian, Jenny O'neil and Felicity Henderson finished seventh in the 4x200. Sam Witt, Carly Summers, Dani Baily and Callie Shelton finished fifth in the 4x400. Kaitlyn Nowack finished fifth in discus.  

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