Cuba

Q&A: Magel goes on the record, after being fired from Cuba PD

Q&A: Magel goes on the record, after being fired from Cuba PD

on 17 April 2015

Frank Magel is one of two veteran police officers that were hired by the city council in February, as part of an overhaul of the Cuba Police Department. Both men...

Council refunds late utility bill fees for some accounts, not others

on 15 April 2015

Mayor warns that the decision will ‘open up a can of worms’ The Cuba City Council just forgave late fees for 10 utility accounts, while holding 250 others responsible for...

Comedian appears at CMS assembly

Comedian appears at CMS assembly

on 14 April 2015

Actor and comedian Bill Chott was the featured guest speaker at an assembly held at Cuba Middle School on Monday. Chott is a friend of Coach Beth Auchly’s from her...

Steelville

Steelville students participate in Law Day 2015

Steelville students participate in Law Day 2015

on 17 April 2015

“Magna Carta: Symbol of Freedom Under Law” was the theme for Law Day 2015. High school students from both Cuba and Steelville participated in a special Law Day event sponsored...

Students remember classmate

Students remember classmate

on 15 April 2015

Students and staff at Steelville High School took time to remember Tabitha Henry at a balloon launch held in her honor on Thursday, April 9. Henry, a 17-year-old sophomore, had...

SFPD Fire Call Report

SFPD Fire Call Report

on 15 April 2015

Photo: The Steelville Fire Protection District’s new squad truck was decaled on March 31 and is ready for service in the local area. The truck will be used as a...

St. James

Tree inventory held in April

on 16 April 2015

Members of Davey Resource Group have been contracted to survey St. James’ trees for inventory. The work is being funded in part by through a Missouri Department of Conservation Tree...

The Ishaya Foundation to raffle Honda Civic

on 15 April 2015

What could be better than winning a new car? Answer: Supporting a local non-profit. The Ishaya Foundation, located in St. James, is selling tickets for a chance to win a...

Wilson passes the gavel

on 15 April 2015

On Monday, Mayor Dennis Wilson passed the gavel to Mayor-Elect Jim White during the regular meeting of the St. James City Council. Wilson spent eight years in office and was...

Crawford

Relay for Life - what does your dollar do?

on 16 April 2015

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life movement is the world’s largest fundraising event to end cancer, uniting communities across the globe to finish the fight. Dollars raised by more...

Agency seeks candidates for leadership positions

on 15 April 2015

The Central Missouri Area Agency on Aging (CMAAA) is seeking Crawford County residents interested in representing senior citizens to run for membership on the agency’s governing body and advocacy group.

Students plan to honor Vietnam War veterans

Students plan to honor Vietnam War veterans

on 14 April 2015

Students in Jennifer Whitson’s fifth and sixth grade enrichment class at Steelville Middle School are currently hard at work preparing for the Crawford County Vietnam War Era Veterans Welcome Home...

Phelps

Community Parnership recognizes volunteers of the year

Community Parnership recognizes volunteers of the year

on 20 April 2015

The Community Partnership, a local non-profit organization, recently presented its 2015 Volunteer of the Year awards. This year's recipients were Ameer Basha, Sara Watson, and Kimberly Hoak. The three were...

Missouri S&T’s Saudi Night is April 18

on 16 April 2015

The area community is invited to learn about Middle Eastern culture and customs during Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Saudi Night on Saturday, April 18. The event is free...

Local non-profits to participate in Give Ozarks Day

on 16 April 2015

At least 10 non-profits in the Meramec Region are participating in the first-ever Give Ozarks 24-hour online day of giving on May 5, 2015. Meramec Regional Community Foundation is supporting...

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

State Parks Youth Corps now accepting 2015 applications

20 April 2015

For the sixth year, State Parks Youth Corps (SPYC) will provide Missouri youth the opportunity to work outdoors improving Missouri’s state parks and historic sites. Online applications are now being...

Nicole Galloway will be new state auditor, Gov. Nixon announces

14 April 2015

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon today announced that Boone County Treasurer Nicole R. Galloway will be the new Missouri State Auditor. She will take over the position from...

Gov. Nixon signs resolution designating Sept. 26 as Mesothelioma Awareness Day in Missouri

14 April 2015

JEFFERSON CITY – Gov. Jay Nixon has signed Senate Concurrent Resolution 4 which designates September 26th as Mesothelioma Awareness Day in Missouri. Mesothelioma is a rare cancer that occurs in...

Outdoors

Two area kids have fun at youth turkey camp

Two area kids have fun at youth turkey camp

20 April 2015

Two St. James youngsters recently enjoyed a youth turkey camp, near Eminence, Mo., sponsored by Cowtown USA, of Cuba. Jaydin Cooper and Lance Ybarra, two 10-year-olds, packed their bags and...

There was a miracle on the river

20 April 2015

No one is going to believe this and I know it. I can hardly believe it myself, so I am not going to write about it because it just sounds...

MDC offers 35th annual FREE Kids’ Fishing Days at Missouri trout parks

MDC offers 35th annual FREE Kids’ Fishing Days at Missouri trout parks

17 April 2015

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC), in cooperation with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and The James Foundation, will offer FREE FISHING FOR KIDS ages 15 years and...

Entertainment

S&T Jazz Band to perform spring concert on April 24

16 April 2015

The Missouri University of Science and Technology Jazz Band will perform its spring concert on the Missouri S&T campus this April. The concert will be held at 7 p.m. Friday,...

‘Mamma Mia!’ hits the stage of Leach Theatre

16 April 2015

The North American Tour of “Mamma Mia!” is making a stop at Missouri University of Science and Technology this month. It is the eighth and final performance in the 2014-15...

Auditions taking place April 21-22 for The 1940s Radio Hour

16 April 2015

Auditions for East Central College’s annual summer musical have been set. People interested in being in the cast of The 1940s Radio Hour can audition at the college Tuesday or...

Letters to the Editor

Red Bluff seeks young writers

on 16 April 2015

Is there anything more uplifting than the onset of spring? It’s time again to celebrate renewal as it blossoms all around us. Soon, our world will turn so warm and...

‘Crimes’ are war against the poor

on 16 April 2015

Some five years ago, I came across the term “Corpus Dilecti,” Latin for the body of the crime. For over 200 years a “crime” in America was an act that...

Many questions in Leasburg

on 16 April 2015

A vacancy became available on the village of Leasburg board of trustees and the vote was two in favor, one abstaining. Trustees are obligated to the voters to learn the...

Opinions

Remembering the Holocaust, speaking the truth

on 16 April 2015

In another of his patented truth-to-power moments, Pope Francis triggered international debate this week by having the temerity to call genocide "genocide."

Indiana fallout poisons well for religious freedom

on 02 April 2015

Nationwide outrage over Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) — signed into law by Gov. Mike Pence on March 26 — is a remarkable sign of just how far the...

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...