Cuba

Blunt staff to hold mobile office at the Cuba City Hall

on 29 July 2015

U.S. Senator Roy Blunt’s staff will host a Mobile Office on Monday, August 3, 2015 from 3:00pm to 4:00pm at the Cuba City Hall.

Kindergarten students plant garden next to school

on 28 July 2015

The Cuba Elementary kindergarten classes planted a very special garden this past school year. The Cuba Elementary “kinder-garden” became a reality when Mrs. Matousek’s class was studying butterflies and insects....

School board to review designs for future building plans

on 28 July 2015

Preliminary architectural drawings were handed out to members of the Cuba School Board at the July 23 meeting, as they consider future phases of campus construction projects. No action was...

Steelville

Portrait Artist to paint in Steelville during August

Portrait Artist to paint in Steelville during August

on 28 July 2015

One of the glories of art is how it outlives us. You now have the chance of a lifetime—of more than a lifetime—to have your portrait, or a family member’s...

Steelville City Council Notes

on 28 July 2015

July 6 Meeting During Executive Session, Christopher Hussey was hired as a police officer. He was approved to begin at the fourth step on the salary schedule at $12.67 per...

Peak and Cornick take on Chicago

Peak and Cornick take on Chicago

on 28 July 2015

Editor’s Note: Steelville High School Class of 2015 graduates Hannah Peak and Taylor Cornick competed at the Future Business Leaders of America National Leadership Conference (FBLA NLC) in Chicago in...

St. James

International visitors come to St. James

International visitors come to St. James

on 30 July 2015

As part of the Lions International Youth Camp and Exchange, 16 youth came to visit Missouri, housed by Camp Brimshire. During their weeklong trip, the visitors from across the globe...

S&T students visit the library

S&T students visit the library

on 30 July 2015

Three students from the Missouri University of Science and Technology came to speak at the James Memorial Public Library Tuesday as part of the summer reading program. From three different...

School open houses and registrations coming in August

on 29 July 2015

Area students will be returning for another year of school beginning on Friday, August 13. Parents and students should be aware of some upcoming dates that will be important in...

Crawford

First Annual Youth Pageant Winners Crowned at the 2015 Fair

First Annual Youth Pageant Winners Crowned at the 2015 Fair

on 24 July 2015

The Crawford County Fair has added something fun and exciting for the youth in our community this year. The new Youth Pageant program is designed to help coach girls from...

County resident requests road name change

on 17 July 2015

Crawford County resident and business owner Ken Price approached commissioners at their July 14 meeting to ask about changing a road name near Sullivan. He cited issues with people getting...

DNA evidence leads to felony charges

on 17 July 2015

A DNA match to a Steelville man confirmed a report of his presence at a home where an active meth lab was located during a burglary call in February. As...

Phelps

Rolla man charged with child endangerment

Rolla man charged with child endangerment

on 30 July 2015

Charges have been filed in a case involving two juveniles who went missing from the Rolla area in early July. One suspected has been arrested.

Missouri Electric Co-op youth program means education, fun

on 30 July 2015

Sarah Luallen of Cabool, Emily Chase of Salem, Isaac Taylor of Mtn. Grove, Alaina Smith of Summersville, Thomas Cobb of Summersville, Rebeca Elliot of Cabool, Dakota Harlan of Licking, Sarah...

Gov. Nixon appoints Rolla woman to board

on 28 July 2015

Gov. Jay Nixon announced his appointments to six boards and commissions, including appointments to the Missouri Ethics Commission and the Board of Regents of Northwest Missouri State University. The appointees...

Bourbon

Ice Cream Social being held at First United Methodist Church on August 7

First United Methodist Church of Bourbon is getting ready for their annual "Ice Cream Social," to be held Friday, August 7 from 4-7 p.m. in their Fellowship Hall.

A day of fun and fundraising for Bourbon High School class of 2016

Bourbon On The Way Café and On the Run joined efforts on June 27, 2015 to raise funds for the 2016 Bourbon Senior class Project Graduation.

Ozark Rivers Earth Day Contest winners announced

Three Bourbon students place in Earth Day contest ST. JAMES–Ozark Rivers Solid WasteManagement District (ORSWMD) announced three Crawford County students were awarded prizes of the 48 winners and 26 honorable...

State and Regional

Adult education classes begin, new site opens in Owensville

29 July 2015

People wanting to prepare to take the high school equivalency (formerly GED) exam can take advantage of free adult education and literacy classes offered in nine area communities. Owensville becomes...

Solid waste grant workshop set for Aug. 4

28 July 2015

Ozark Rivers Solid Waste Management District (ORSWMD) will host a pre-applicationgrant workshop from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 4 at Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC), to share information on the...

Night striping of I-44 to start

28 July 2015

The stripes on Interstate 44 between Conway and Sullivan will get a new coat of paint beginning Sunday, August 2.

Outdoors

Want to be a Conservation Agent?

01 August 2015

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is accepting applications through Aug. 17 for its next class of conservation agent trainees. Selected candidates will undergo 26 weeks of intense training in...

MDC: Have a big Christmas tree for use at Governor’s Mansion?

30 July 2015

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is conducting its annual search for a large Christmas evergreen tree for use on the Governor's Mansion lawn in Jefferson City. MDC is asking...

Red wasps, yellow-jackets and black vultures

Red wasps, yellow-jackets and black vultures

28 July 2015

I want to warn all you readers about something…red wasps! The whole month of August and much of September are the days in which they become most aggressive, as their...

Entertainment

Enjoy a Honeymoon on Mars at the Lyric Live Theater July 31 and Aug. 1

29 July 2015

“Honeymoon on Mars” written by playwright Greg Story of Rolla, Missouri will hit the stage of the Lyric Live Theater on Friday, July 31 and Saturday, August 1.

OAT presents Lucky Stiff July 30-August 9

28 July 2015

Ozark Actors Theatre presents the musical murder mystery farce LUCKY STIFF starting Thursday, July 30 and running through August 9, at the Cedar Street Playhouse, 701 North Cedar Street in...

Walter Plant to perform July 26

23 July 2015

Gospel pianist Walter Plant will appear in concert Sunday evening, July 26 at 6 p.m. at Forest City Christian Church. The public is invited to hear this talented musician.

Letters to the Editor

God bless America

on 30 July 2015

How can God bless America when America as a nation does not acknowledge God?

Help get cemetery in better shape

on 30 July 2015

Kinder Cemetery is a vital part of Cuba's long history, established in 1832. With it being located on the busy Route 66 corridor, the major attraction to Cuba, I think...

What does God have in store for us?

on 24 July 2015

Listening to the news about abortion and the harvesting of the babies’ organs to research and profit.

Opinions

Fetal tissue claims untrue

on 30 July 2015

Planned Parenthood is the most trusted women’s health care provider in this country, and has been for nearly 100 years. One in five American women has been a patient of...

Most say it’s okay to take down ‘that flag’

on 24 July 2015

The Confederate battle flag has come down in South Carolina, off store shelves and is going, gone or never coming to auto license plates. For a majority of Americans, that's...

After gay marriage, can we move from battleground to common ground?

on 16 July 2015

In recent years, religious freedom — or, more precisely, religious-freedom claims — have been front and center in the battle over same-sex marriage. From bitter debates in Arizona and Indiana...