Cuba

Traffic stop yields gun charges

on 05 May 2016

A traffic stop on Old Highway 66 in Cuba led to the arrest of a convicted felon for having a gun in the vehicle. On April 27, a Missouri State...

City council still debating police department issues

on 05 May 2016

Now that the municipal election is over and a new city council seated, is the chief of police no longer on the hot seat? That question remains to be answered,...

Night at the Museum being held at CMS

on 05 May 2016

Cuba Middle School eighth grade American History classes will hold their “Night At The Museum” event on Tuesday, May 10 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the middle school gym.

Steelville

New city council debates A/C unit and service

New city council debates A/C unit and service

on 03 May 2016

Steelville’s new city council approved a bid for a new air compressor for city hall, but not with the full agreement of all aldermen. At Monday night’s meeting, newly seated...

Steelville’s Paul Perkins releases book

Steelville’s Paul Perkins releases book

on 03 May 2016

Steelville native Paul Perkins has an incredible story to share. He has done so in a book titled, “Death Defied, Life Defined: A Miracle Man’s Memoir,” written with local author...

Art in the Park PHOTO GALLERY

Art in the Park PHOTO GALLERY

on 27 April 2016

Here's a look at some of the scenes from the Art in the Park event, which was sponsored by the Steelville Arts Council and held at the Community Park on...

St. James

Kiwanis Club donates volleyball stand to schools, named in honor of former member

Kiwanis Club donates volleyball stand to schools, named in honor of former member

on 05 May 2016

Members of the St. James Kiwanis Club presented a new volleyball referee stand to the St. James School District during the final Kiwanis volleyball program games on Tuesday night. The...

Harlem Wizards return to St. James, draw huge crowd

Harlem Wizards return to St. James, draw huge crowd

on 05 May 2016

The Harlem Wizards returned to St. James to take on area teachers, business partners, and alumni on Tuesday, April 26. Sponsored by the Parent Teacher Community Organization (PTO), the event...

Craft fair to be held this Saturday

on 04 May 2016

The Parent Teacher Community Organization (PTO) will hold its annual spring craft fair this Saturday, May 7 in the high school gym. The craft show and sale will be held...

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Crawford

Crawford County Felony Reports

on 03 May 2016

The Crawford County Prosecuting Attorney filed felony charges against the following people between April 9 and 25. James M. Owens, 37, of Leasburg, stands charged with class B felony possession...

Crawford County Commission Notes - April

Crawford County Commission Notes - April

on 03 May 2016

Crawford County Commissioners meet weekly on Tuesdays at 9 a.m. at the courthouse, located on Main Street in Steelville. In April, one meeting was cancelled due to the General Election...

Steelville man attacks two people, one believed beaten with a rock

on 28 April 2016

Assault charges have been filed against Richard Lee Massey, Jr., 35, of Steelville, after he allegedly attacked a man and woman on April 22. Massey stands charged with two class...

Phelps

Summer hours for The Centre now in effect

on 05 May 2016

The Rolla Parks & Recreation Department switched to summer hours of operation at the Centre, Rolla’s Health & Recreation Complex on Monday, May 2. The summer hours for the Centre...

Calvert appointed 25th Circuit Court Family Court Adminstrative Judge

on 04 May 2016

Twenty-Fifth Judicial Circuit Presiding Judge William E. Hickle has appointed Phelps County Associate Circuit Judge Mark D. Calvert as the new Family Court Administrative Judge for the Circuit.

Brewer Science in Rolla lauds passage of landmark bill to defend trade secrets

on 04 May 2016

Missouri-based global technology leader Brewer Science today lauded passage of the Defend Trade Secrets Act (H.R. 3326/S. 1890) to help curb the surge of intellectual property theft that is threatening...

Bourbon

Wilson named pastor at InJoy

Jeff Wilson is the new pastor at InJoy Christian Fellowship in Bourbon, Missouri.

Carter elected communications director of PLB

Luke Carter of Bourbon, Mo., has been elected director of communications of Phi Beta Lambda, a society for business students at Williams Baptist College, for the 2016-2017 school year.

Man pulls a knife on deputy

Man pulls a knife on deputy

A Leasburg man who allegedly threatened a deputy with a knife now faces a class A felony charge for first degree assault of a law enforcement officer, a charge that...

State and Regional

State of Missouri issues $100 million in bonds for continuation of statewide capital improvement projects

05 May 2016

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon today voted as Chairman of the Board of Public Buildings to approve the public sale to Bank of America Merrill Lynch of $100...

Gov. Nixon vetoes $456 million cut to public schools funding formula

05 May 2016

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Citing the hundreds of millions of dollars in state funding public schools could miss out on were it to become law, Gov. Jay Nixon today vetoed...

Gear up for Motorcycle Awareness Month in May

05 May 2016

Warm spring weather has arrived, and motorcyclists are eager to hit the road. As they tune their engines and prepare for numerous road trips to come, the Missouri Coalition for...

Outdoors

MDC to hold vehicle and equipment auction June 4 in Salem

05 May 2016

 The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will hold a public auction of various used Department vehicles and equipment on Saturday, June 4, starting at 10 a.m. at its Salem Maintenance...

MDC hosts Kids’ Fishing Day on May 14 at Maramec Spring Park

03 May 2016

A casting contest, free fishing and free hotdogs are all part of the fun at Kids' Fishing Day, Saturday, May 14. The event is put on by the Missouri Department...

It was an incredible turkey hunt

It was an incredible turkey hunt

03 May 2016

Sometimes the stars align themselves perfectly. Such has been the case with my 2016 spring turkey season. I began my season at a small media camp in Eminence, Missouri. Jim...

Entertainment

Father-son piano due to perform at Leach Theatre

04 May 2016

Donald and Barron Ryan, touring father and son pianists, will share their classic and contemporary performance style at a concert entitled “Music by Mavericks” on the Missouri University of Science...

Children’s Festival planned

04 May 2016

The annual Children’s Festival at the Newburg Children’s Museum will be held Saturday, May 7 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Ellington Chamber announces dates for 33rd Annual Spring Fever Days

04 May 2016

The Ellington Chamber of Commerce announces dates, times and information for the 33rd Annual Spring Fever Days event. Spring Fever Days is located on Main Street in Ellington Missouri on...

Letters to the Editor

All our problems will be solved

I can’t remember ever being as excited about a presidential election as I am about the one this year. It is so refreshing to have a group of candidates that...

Out of the race for governor

It is with great sorrow I have to announce that my campaign for governor has been shot down by the Missouri Supreme Court.

One last vote!

on 21 April 2016

An election took place on 4/5/16. The citizens of Cuba voted to change the face of the board of aldermen, and three incumbents were voted out.

Opinions

It’s past time that road districts unite

on 05 May 2016

Basic business strategy teaches you that communication and the disposal of bureaucracy enables synergy. Despite calls being made for the past eight years, the associate commissioners running two different road...

Less may be more in the Legislature

on 05 May 2016

Sen. Richard M. Webster, R-Jasper, was a noteworthy lawmaker in many ways. His Senate tenure spanned 30 years. A one-man tour de force, he was respected by his colleagues and...

Election antics nothing new in the Show-Me state

on 21 April 2016

During the April 5 elections, voters in some St. Louis County precincts couldn't cast votes because of a shortage of ballots. A judge quickly issued an order keeping the polls...