Cuba

Ballot set for April 7 city elections

on 27 March 2015

Towns all across the state of Missouri hold their municipal elections on Tuesday, April 7. The city of Cuba has only one contested election, an aldermanic election in Ward 3...

Roedemeier returns to economic development in Cuba

Roedemeier returns to economic development in Cuba

on 26 March 2015

In 2014, Dennis Roedemeier returned to serving the city of Cuba. He once held the paid position as Cuba’s economic development coordinator and was integral in the city’s economic revitalization...

Police chief’s wife fires back at meeting

Police chief’s wife fires back at meeting

on 25 March 2015

Members of the We Support Our Officers group calling for the ouster of Paul Crow as Cuba’s police chief were at Tuesday’s meeting of the city council to remind everyone...

Steelville

State treasurer encourages Missourians to participate in Financial Literacy Month during April

State treasurer encourages Missourians to participate in Financial Literacy Month during April

on 01 April 2015

JEFFERSON CITY – State Treasurer Clint Zweifel today reminded Missourians that April is Financial Literacy Month. The Treasurer is encouraging everyone to brush up on personal finance issues like planning...

March Steelville Schools Report

March Steelville Schools Report

on 30 March 2015

Steelville School District principals submitted the following information on the individual schools to the school board for the month of March.Enrollment through the district is as follows: Elementary: kindergarten—82, first...

Gallery Zeke presents “NOT” a Show About Zeke Estep

Gallery Zeke presents “NOT” a Show About Zeke Estep

on 30 March 2015

Teri Moore and Matt Brennecke, Steelville Arts Council’s November 2014 resident artists, will present their finished body of work, “NOT” a Show About Zeke Estep, in April at Gallery Zeke...

St. James

Several seats up for election Tuesday

on 31 March 2015

Voters will determine several local races on Tuesday during the April general election. Races for mayor, a seat on the council, and a seat on the ambulance board are all...

Easter egg hunt this weekend

on 31 March 2015

Easter is nearing and with the holiday comes Easter egg hunts. The St. James Sports Club will once again be holding the annual hunt at the Nelson Hart Community Park...

Scholar bowl team wins FRC tournament

Scholar bowl team wins FRC tournament

on 25 March 2015

The high school varsity scholar bowl team was named the Four Rivers Conference champion over the weekend. After finishing with a 28-7 record, the team will be hosting the District...

Crawford

Job fair seeks to connect employers and employees

on 30 March 2015

Local job seekers and businesses looking for employees have the opportunity to come together at the upcoming Meramec Regional Job Fair, scheduled for Wednesday, April 8 from 1 to 4...

Voters to determine tax extension

Voters to determine tax extension

on 24 March 2015

On April 7, Crawford County voters will be asked to decide whether to continue the sales tax used for capital improvements within the county. This tax, originally approved by local...

Crawford County Felonies

Crawford County Felonies

on 20 March 2015

The Crawford County Prosecuting Attorney filed felony charges against the following people between February 25 and March 14:Douglas David Best, 55, of Catawissa, for class B felony possession of a...

Phelps

Man sentenced to 8 years for stealing Wounded Warrior money

on 31 March 2015

Andrew Fortner, 34, of Jefferson City, was sentence on March 20 to eight years, four years each on two counts of forgery. According to the Phelps County Prosecuting Attorney, Fortner...

Relay for Life to hold trivia night

on 31 March 2015

Relay for Life will hold a trivia night on Saturday, April 11 to raise money for their fight against cancer. The theme is 1980’s, and members are accepting signups.

Alzheimer's the topic of April 8 forum at ECC in Rolla

on 31 March 2015

The number of Americans with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias is expected to escalate rapidly in coming years as the baby boom generation ages. To help families deal with this...

Bourbon

Calvary Southern Baptist Church holding service

On the day of Jesus’ resurrection the Bible says that there was a great earthquake. Then the stone rolled away. On Sunday morning, April 5, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. Calvary...

World Day of Prayer service held at Bourbon First United Methodist Church

The Bourbon First United Methodist Church hosted the 2015 World Day of Prayer service on Friday, March 6. Members from area churches gathered to celebrate this annual service which occurs...

Meet the candidate night held in Bourbon

A small, but interested, crowd of Bourbon voters met at the Bourbon Community Center on Tuesday, March 10 to listen as candidates for city offices introduced themselves and told of...

State and Regional

Jefferson City Police say Jackson's death most likely suicide

Jefferson City Police say Jackson's death most likely suicide

31 March 2015

JEFFERSON CITY - Jefferson City police said they will not know the official cause of Spence Jackson's death until an autopsy is complete, but told reporters during a press conference...

Troop I to conduct motor carrier safety assistance program operations In April

27 March 2015

Captain James W. Remillard, commanding officer of Troop I, announces that troopers will be conducting special enforcement operations on Interstate 44 during the month of April. Troopers assigned to these...

Missouri law designates March 30 as Vietnam Veterans Day

27 March 2015

Gov. Jay Nixon is encouraging Missourians to give special recognition and honor to veterans of the Vietnam War on Monday, March 30, which will mark the third observance of Vietnam...

Outdoors

Modern MDC program helps ancient paddlefish

Modern MDC program helps ancient paddlefish

31 March 2015

A few decades from now, a lucky angler posing for photos with a giant paddlefish snagged in Missouri's major snagging waters will be smiling. The smile and giant, prehistoric fish...

Bash Trash in April with MDC and MoDOT Annual Trash Bash

31 March 2015

Missourians from all around the state are asked to do some spring cleaning outdoors and help fight litter through the state's annual No MOre Trash! Bash throughout the month of...

Early spring is late this year

31 March 2015

By the time you read this, it will be April, and I just wonder if you have heard any spring peepers yet in the evening. I haven’t. And though it...

Entertainment

Living history event at Battle of Pilot Knob State Historic Site April 11

27 March 2015

A Civil War living history event will be held on Saturday, April 11, at Battle of Pilot Knob State Historic Site in Pilot Knob. Sponsored by Missouri State Parks, the...

STOMP takes the stage at The Fox

STOMP takes the stage at The Fox

25 March 2015

STOMP, the international percussion sensation, makes its St. Louis premiere at the Fabulous Fox Theatre April 10-12. From its beginnings as a street performance in the UK, STOMP has grown...

Winter Quilt Challenge exhibit recognizes National Quilter’s Month

25 March 2015

Each year the Piece and Plenty Quilt Guild members are challenged to create a quilted item(s) with specific limitations/rules for the Guild’s Winter Challenge. Guild members select their favorite and...

Letters to the Editor

Seek office for the right reasons

on 26 March 2015

Soon we will be voting on trustees for the village of Leasburg. This is a guide to what you as a voter need to ask yourself, as well as any...

Can’t support more taxes

on 26 March 2015

We just passed a property tax increase for the (St. James) library and now the fire department wants another. Why? They have a beautiful facility. They don’t need another fire...

Want to protest the protestors

on 19 March 2015

For the past eight months I have had to endure the circus of Ferguson, on television, radio and in newspapers. It has become a joke that almost everyone is tired...

Opinions

LGBT rights, religious freedom and the Utah miracle

on 26 March 2015

Whatever your faith or sexual orientation, what happened in Utah on March 12 should make you proud to be an American. That’s the day Utah Governor Gary Herbert signed into...

Firing cops shouldn’t have been a surprise

on 11 March 2015

Is Paul Crow easy to work for? Probably not. Has he done things that are unethical? Perhaps. Should anyone be surprised he fired four of his officers after they tried...

There are perils of a ‘Christian America’

on 11 March 2015

Thanks to the First Amendment, the United States is arguably the most religiously diverse—and most religiously free—society on earth. But not all Americans welcome the new religious America. Consider the...