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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...

Drone use is demonstrated Wurdack during Field Day - VIDEO

Drone use is demonstrated Wurdack during Field Day - VIDEO

    Farmers and ranchers from throughout the area learned about a variety of topics, including cattl...

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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Senior citizens invited to dinner

    All senior citizens in the Steelville community are invited to the 10th Annual Senior Citizens Appreciation Dinner to be held at Steelville High School at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 4.

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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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Cuba man facing four felony charges

    A Cuba man has been charged with four felonies in two separate cases filed on the same day. Ronald J. Durham, 35, faces three charges related to an alleged domestic assault on October 4, as well as a drug-related charge from an incident that took place on October 9.

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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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Risk of encountering stinging caterpillars in Missouri is minimal

Risk of encountering stinging caterpillars in Missouri is minimal

The Missouri Department of Conservation's Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center has received several inquiries about stinging, or venomous, caterpillars, as a result of high populations of the puss caterpillar in more southern states. Because the occurrence of stinging caterpillars is so rare in Missouri, local naturalists reached out to MDC Forest Entomologist Rob Lawrence for information on ...

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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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SHS track teams do well in first two meets

    The Steelville High School boys and girls track teams started the season very well, competing in the Ware Are We Invitational at Grandview High School in Hillsboro on April 2. There were 12 teams competing in the meet and the boys came away with a second place overall finish, while the girls finished fourth.  

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    Sarah usher had a fine day in the distance events for the ladies team. She finished second in the 1600 (5:49) and third in the 3200 (12:57). Third-place finishers for the ladies were Mariah Zeiss in the pole vault (6’), Rachel Stice in the shot put (28’5”) and Lela Chambers in the discus (84’06”). In the team scoring, the Lady Cards finished with 65 points, trailing only to Jefferson R-VII, Valle Catholic, and Cuba.
    Brennan Cape recorded the only first-place finish for the Cardinals, winning the 3200 (10:45). Second-place finishers for the Cards were Devon Harmon in the discus (113’02”) and the 4X800 relay team (8:54).
    Cape also earned a third-place finish in the 1600 (4:51).  Other third-place finishers were Jeffery Cunningham in both the 110 hurdles (19.54) and the 300 hurdles (48.08), Jimmy Weaver in the high jump (5’8”), the 4X200 meter relay (1:42) and 4X400 meter relay team (3:59).  The boys trailed only Valle Catholic in overall team points.
    On April 4, the teams traveled to Sullivan for the Sullivan Invitational. Teams attending this meet were Steelville, New Haven, Pacific, St. Clair, Sullivan and Viburnum.
    Top performers for the ladies were Usher winning both the 1600 (5:53) and the 3200 (13:00) and Madison McClain finishing third in the 3200 (13:41).
    The Steelville boys collected four first-place finishes. Cape won the 1600 (4:57) and the 3200 (10:36), while Weaver won the high jump (5’8”) and the triple jump (38’7”).
    Cape also claimed second in the 800 (2:12). Third-places finished belonged to the 4X200 meter relay (1:42) and the 4X400 meter relay (3:56).

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