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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 ...

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...

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Cuba four-year old reported missing

Cuba four-year old reported missing

Endangered Person Advisory - State of Missouri Endangered Person Advisory
The Cuba Police Department has issued an Endangered Person Advisory for a missing person incident that occurred at 800 Fleenor Rd, Apt B8, Cuba, MO at 12:00 P.M. on 07/16/2014.

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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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Veterans gather in St. Louis for VFW convention

Veterans gather in St. Louis for VFW convention

Editor's Note: Tom Korth was sent on assignment to attend the VFW national convention in St. Louis. Korth is both an Iraq war veteran and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

The 115th Veterans of Foreign Wars National Convention was held in St. Louis this week. More than 12,000 members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and Ladies Auxiliary participated in the event to elect new leadership and...

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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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Meramec River clean up scheduled

The Open Space Council for the St. Louis Region (OSC) is organizing the 47th annual Operation Clean Stream. The project will be held in the  Meramec River Watershed on Saturday, Aug. 23, and Sunday, Aug. 24, rain or shine. 

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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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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.  


    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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