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Arrests made after meth lab discovered

    Three men are in custody after the St. James Police Department allegedly discovered a methamphet...

Prince and Princess crowned at Christmas pageant - PHOTO GALLERY

Prince and Princess crowned at Christmas pageant - PHOTO GALLERY

    Steelville’s 2014 Christmas Prince and Princess were crowned at the Meramec Music Theatre on Fri...

Crawford County nets more than $1million in sales tax for 2014

    Crawford County brought in over $1 million in sales tax for the general revenue fund for 2014, a...

East Central College to administer adult education classes in Crawford, Phelps counties

East Central College to administer adult education classes in Crawford, Phelps counties

Adult education classes that have been offered by the South Central Missouri Literacy Council will b...

'Nana' brings her home cooking to Cuba

'Nana' brings her home cooking to Cuba

Home cooking, friendly service, and plenty of smiles: That’s what the folks at Nana’s 12 hope to ser...

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Charter presents plans for telecommunications bundling

A representative from Charter Communications met with the city council on Dec. 9 to discuss options for improving the city’s telecommunications and also cutting their monthly service costs.

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First Miss Steelville, Junior Miss crowned - PHOTO GALLERY

First Miss Steelville, Junior Miss crowned - PHOTO GALLERY

    Two local girls had the honor of being crowned the first ever Miss Steelville and Junior Miss Steelville in a new pageant held at the Meramec Music Theatre on Friday, December 12. The 2014 Miss Steelville was Lacey Haskell and the 2014 Junior Miss Steelville was Liberty Isles. The pageant was sponsored by the Steelville Area Chamber of Commerce.

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Couple marking 75 years together

Couple marking 75 years together

    Charles Henry Hadley and Evelyn Virginia Hadley are celebrating their 75th wedding anniversary on Thursday, December 18. The couple raised their family in St. James and look forward to many more years together.

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Bourbon tree lighting held

    Santa and Mrs. Claus arrived in Bourbon on Thursday evening, December 4. It was at the annual Bourbon Tree Lighting Ceremony and the tree lights went on just before the Bourbon Firemen delivered the honored guests on the Fire Truck.  More than 150 little boys and girls gathered excitedly to receive a treat from Santa and many stayed to have their picture made.

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Crawford County nets more than $1million in sales tax for 2014

    Crawford County brought in over $1 million in sales tax for the general revenue fund for 2014, a feat that’s only happened once before in the past seven years in 2012. The total general revenue sales tax reported for 2014 at the December 9 county commission meeting was $1,071,939.

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County sales tax revenue up 6.3 percent

    During the week of December 11, Phelps County commissioners:
    • Approved the bonds of Collector David Haas and Recorder of Deeds Robin Kordes.
    • Received the 2014 Financial Report for the Phelps County Emergency Services Board.
    • Heard from Treasurer Carol Green, who reported that sales tax receipts for the year 2014 were up 6.3 percent over the year 2013.

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Patrol urges safety in the New Year

It’s time to welcome 2015! Many Missourians plan special gatherings to bring in the New Year. The Missouri State Highway Patrol encourages everyone to make good decisions regarding their New Year’s celebration. A traffic crash would be an unfortunate way to begin 2015.

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Habitat calendar offers 12 months of management tips

Habitat calendar offers 12 months of management tips

    One challenge for busy landowners who want to increase quail and other grassland wildlife is keeping track of seasonal management needs. When should you delay haying because chicks are hatching? When do you burn, plant, spray and disk? The answers to those and many other questions about grassland wildlife management are found in the Quail and Habitat Management 2015 Calendar from the Missouri ...

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A Christmas Story, the Musical playing at the Fox December 16-January 4

    This holiday season, for the first time in St. Louis, one of America’s favorite Christmas movies comes to life live- on-stage in a hilarious, large scale Broadway musical, at the Fabulous Fox Theatre December 16 – January 4.  

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