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City council cuts out summer ball payment

    Steelville aldermen approved a new “Contract for Ball Programs” for the Steelville Sports Club a...

New budget includes 3% electric rate hike

• City council expected to increase fees next month
    The St. James City Council approved the 2014-...

Man held after brutal assault

Man held after brutal assault

    A Steelville man is in jail after allegedly attacking another man with a tire iron and beating h...

Cuba Animal Control cat Patches finds the perfect match

Some stories tell themselves. They jump right out of life and slap themselves on the page, and you j...

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City awards bid for summer holiday fireworks

J&M Displays was awarded the city’s bid for a fireworks display to celebrate the Fourth of July. But the event will actually take place on Saturday, July 5 at Hood Park, as J&M Displays was already contracted to shoot fireworks elsewhere on July 4.

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City council cuts out summer ball payment

    Steelville aldermen approved a new “Contract for Ball Programs” for the Steelville Sports Club at a special meeting held Monday. The new contract came about as a result of a recent miscommunication between the two entities wherein the Sports Club made alterations to bleachers near the ball diamonds.

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New council members sworn in

New council members sworn in

    New aldermen to the St. James City Council were sworn in Monday night. The evening saw Danielle Verkamp and Mag Roberts leaving the council. Following the reformation of the council, discussion was held on bids for utility contractor boring on the north side of town.

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School bond approved

    Voters in Cuba extended a city sales tax and selected members to the school board on Tuesday. In Bourbon, voters also approved a school bond issue.

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Leathers gives presentation on retail development strategies

Leathers gives presentation on retail development strategies

    Local government leaders representing the communities within Crawford County gathered Monday to hear a presentation on retail development strategies offered by Mardy Leathers, president of Cuba Development Group (CDG) and Crawford County clerk. Representatives from the cities of Steelville and Cuba, Crawford County, and other local organizations came together to discuss possibilities for the r...

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Soldier’s body passed through St. James

    The body of Army Sergeant Timothy Owens returned to Rolla on Friday, April 11. A procession of the Missouri Highway Patrol and nearly 100 Patriot Guard motorcycle riders escorted the hearse from St. Louis to a funeral home in Dixon. Owens, 37, was killed in the recent mass shooting at Fort Hood, Texas, and his funeral was held on Saturday in Rolla.

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House-passed bill nullifying federal gun laws debated during Senate committee hearing

JEFFERSON CITY - With only weeks left in the legislative session, senators considered a House-passed bill that would nullify any federal attempt to limit gun ownership in Missouri.

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Clay Fest coming to Steelville

    The Steelville Arts Council will welcome the 2014 Steelville Clay Festival to Gallery Zeke next month. An exhibition centered around the ceramic arts will be on view Saturdays and Sundays throughout the month of May.

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