Cuba

Cuba youth ball sign-ups being held

on 04 March 2015

Cuba Youth Ball League sign-ups are coming up, and it's time to sign kids up for the city summer baseball league.

Cuba mother faces drug charges

on 28 February 2015

Drug and child endangerment charges have been filed against a Cuba mother who allegedly had methamphetamine and heroin in the car with herself and three of her children. She tried...

UPDATED: Four officers dismissed from Cuba Police Department, protests begin

UPDATED: Four officers dismissed from Cuba Police Department, protests begin

on 27 February 2015

Four officers are no longer employed with the Cuba Police Department, and the question remains if more will be sent packing in the days ahead, as the dust begins to...

Steelville

Jones wins Gibbs Care Center PEP award

on 04 March 2015

Leona Jones, Certified Nurse Assistant, was recently honored as the recipient of the Gibbs Care Center PEP award. Leona was nominated by her co-workers for performing above and beyond the...

CORRECTED DATE for Kindergarten Registration

on 04 March 2015

CORRECTION: Kindergarten registration will be held at Steelville Elementary on THURSDAY, MARCH 5 from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Parents should bring their child’s birth certificate, immunization records and proof of...

Organ donation gives others a second chance at life

Organ donation gives others a second chance at life

on 03 March 2015

Two people touched by the impact of organ donation came together to tell their stories at a special presentation held at First Assembly of God on Wednesday, February 18. Amy...

St. James

Trivia Night was good fundraiser for Kiwanis

Trivia Night was good fundraiser for Kiwanis

on 25 February 2015

A Kiwanis Club trivia night was held on February 14, resulting in the Nelson Hart Community Hall being filled with teams vying for the trivia title. The annual evening was...

Freezin for a Reason postponed until Saturday

on 25 February 2015

Freezin’ for a Reason will be held this Saturday, February 28 at 6 p.m. in St. James. Winter weather caused the walk/run to be delayed by a week, but it...

Public meeting scheduled to discuss new baseball field at the middle school

Public meeting scheduled to discuss new baseball field at the middle school

on 24 February 2015

A public meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, March 3 for the possibility of adding a baseball field at the middle school. The meeting will be held in the middle school...

Crawford

County road crews in maintenance mode for 2015

County road crews in maintenance mode for 2015

on 03 March 2015

Both Crawford County road districts will be operating with reduced budgets this year, part of the cuts made by County Clerk John Martin in order to work towards a reduced...

Absentee ballots available for April election

Absentee ballots available for April election

on 03 March 2015

Crawford County voters may now receive absentee ballots for the April 7 election. Ballots may be obtained through the county clerk’s office.

Indoor marijuana garden leads to felony charges for Davisville man

on 28 February 2015

Marijuana found growing in a Davisville home’s master bath and bedroom led to felony charges for Richard Emory Turnbough, age 22. On February 10, while assisting the Department of Family...

Phelps

Local youth meets state elected officials at 4-H Legislative Academy

Local youth meets state elected officials at 4-H Legislative Academy

on 25 February 2015

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Luke Walker and Tyler Dodd both of Rolla, Phelps County, were among the youth delegates who gathered at the state Capitol Feb. 16-18 for the 11th...

Absentee ballots ready for April election

Absentee ballots ready for April election

on 24 February 2015

Absentee ballots for the April 7 general election are now available in the county clerk’s office. The deadline to vote absentee is Monday, April 6 at 5 p.m.

Showcase of Programs at ECC in Rolla March 3        

on 19 February 2015

East Central College in Rolla will host its annual Showcase highlighting many of its career and technical programs Tuesday, March 3, from 5 to 7 p.m. at its location in...

Bourbon

World Day of Prayer event being held in Bourbon

Since the nineteenth century, Christian women in the United States and Canada have initiated cooperative activities in many areas of concern, the role of prayer in mission work and the...

Kindergarten screening to be held

Kindergarten screening to be held

on 25 February 2015

The Crawford County R-I School District will hold its annual Preschool/Kindergarten screening the week of March 23-27.

Bourbon Boosters approve 2015 calendar

on 11 February 2015

Members of the Bourbon Booster Club met at the Community Center on February 3 for the first meeting of 2015. The election of officers was held and Mary Heywood was...

State and Regional

Movie and meeting being held by Dent County Historical Society on March 10

04 March 2015

300 Men Attack Salem! 20 Men Dead! This news rang out on December 3, 1861 as Salem, Missouri was deeply plunged into the raging waters of the Civil War.

Fort Leonard Wood to host Special Olympics games March 26-29

04 March 2015

More than 1,800 athletes and coaches from across the Show Me state will converge on the installation March 26-29, 2015 for the State Indoor Games featuring solely basketball and bowling.

Fort Leonard Wood to host Special Olympics games March 26-29

04 March 2015

More than 1,800 athletes and coaches from across the Show Me state will converge on the installation March 26-29, 2015 for the State Indoor Games featuring solely basketball and bowling.

Outdoors

Major milestone for statewide Rock Island Trail: Feds approve trail conversion

27 February 2015

• STB decision approved Thursday makes way for potential 457-mile cross-state trail loop, one of the largest in the world, to be built in Missouri over coming decadesYesterday the Missouri's...

Forest Service offers education on bats

26 February 2015

ROLLA, Missouri – Mark Twain National Forest has an educational “bat trunk” available for local school use.According to Theresa Davidson, forest biologist, the trunk is part of Project Edubat, a...

MDC to host paddlefish snagging clinics at Warsaw

MDC to host paddlefish snagging clinics at Warsaw

26 February 2015

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will offer Discover Nature Family Paddlefish Snagging Clinics on Saturday, April 18, at the Warsaw Community Building, 181 Harrison St.

Entertainment

Arts Rolla poetry reading evening planned on April 17

04 March 2015

Arts Rolla and S&T’s Department of Arts, Languages and Philosophy invite regional residents and students to submit poems to be read (by the poets themselves) at this year’s PoetSpeak evening...

Motion City Soundtrack to perform during St. Pat’s celebration at S&T

04 March 2015

Alternative rock group Motion City Soundtrack will perform in concert as a part of Missouri University of Science and Technology’s 107th annual St. Pat’s celebration. The band will end the...

Vichy Fire Department to host old-fashioned pie supper, cake walks on Saturday, March 14

04 March 2015

The Vichy Vol. Fire Department’s Annual Old-Fashioned Pie Supper and Cake Walk is at 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 14 at the Vichy Firehouse and Community Hall. The event will...

Letters to the Editor

Help appreciated

on 25 February 2015

I would like to show my appreciation and my gratitude to Boating for Buddies for the fundraiser they held for me.

Romans 13 and an excuse for war

on 25 February 2015

Last week a Pastor Norman Heironimus wrote a letter concerning his views on the movie “The American Sniper.” He came to the conclusion that Chris Kyle, the young man whose...

Please let us walk the dogs

on 25 February 2015

Almost every Sunday morning for over three years, three friends have helped homeless animals. We have walked the dogs at Tri-County shelter in St. James as private individuals and volunteers....

Opinions

Opening the door to an historic opportunity for Missouri agriculture

on 10 February 2015

Nearly sixty years have passed since the Cuban Missile Crisis, but many in our generation still remember vividly the events that brought our nation to the brink of nuclear war....

Vaccines, science and the limits of freedom

on 09 February 2015

Alarm over the current measles outbreak that began mid-December in Disneyland, California — more than 100 cases in 14 states reported in January — has renewed debate about laws in...

The Keystone Pipeline – A Commonsense Approach

on 05 February 2015

During my career, I’ve never been afraid to pick a fight—including with the leaders of my own party—because we can’t let politics trump good policy. And for the last several...