Cuba

City votes to keep Lowes Landscaping tree bid in effect

on 25 August 2015

Amid some controversy regarding the city’s bid process for tree trimming services, the Cuba City Council decided it would honor the bid it had first approved.

School board to review building plans in September

on 25 August 2015

The Cuba School Board will discuss plans for future campus construction at the September board meeting, which is scheduled for Thursday, September 24 at 7 p.m.

Tax rates to remain as they are for R-2 District residents

on 25 August 2015

Property owners of the Crawford County R-2 School District can expect their tax bills to be comparable to last year, as the board of education voted to keep local tax...

Steelville

STARCO Artist in Residence visits school; will have reception

STARCO Artist in Residence visits school; will have reception

on 26 August 2015

Henryk Ptasiewicz, a world-renowned artist and the Steelville Arts Council Artist in Residence during the month of August, visited Steelville High School art classes on Monday, working with students on...

Contenders for the HF Queen Crown

Contenders for the HF Queen Crown

on 26 August 2015

Six young ladies from Steelville will compete for the title of Harvest Festival Queen this year. The 2015 pageant will be held on Thursday, September 10 at the Meramec Music...

Steelville students back in school

Steelville students back in school

on 26 August 2015

Administrators in Steelville all agreed the first day of the 2015-2016 school year went well, although Superintendent Mike Whittaker lamented the drop in enrollment for the district over last year....

St. James

Board hears information on lunch program

on 26 August 2015

Schools Food Service Manager Linda Webster spoke to the St. James Board of Education at their meeting on Thursday, August 20, discussing a possible lunch program that would help feed...

PTO selling shirts for fundraiser

on 26 August 2015

The St. James Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) will be selling Tiger Pride t-shirts to raise money for the school year. Shirt orders will be completed throughout the week and order...

Great Circle holding job fair next week

on 26 August 2015

Great Circle, formerly known as Boys and Girls Town of Missouri, will be holding a St. James Campus Hiring Day on Thursday, September 3. Held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m....

Crawford

Library holding story time and fall programs

on 27 August 2015

This September, the Ozark Regional Library will be introducing a new Youth Services Librarian during a Welcome to Story Time week. This runs from September 8-14 and will give families...

Cub Scouts finish the year with fun week

on 27 August 2015

Area Cub Scouts from Crawford County and Franklin County attended a week long Twilight Evening Camp from Monday through Friday, July 27-31 from 5:30-9 p.m. each night. This year’s theme...

Bourbon man charged with selling pot

on 26 August 2015

Law enforcement personnel conducted a drug raid on a Bourbon residence on July 31, and located a suspected marijuana production and distribution operation. As a result of the search warrant...

Phelps

Missouri S&T to host private pilot ground school this fall

on 20 August 2015

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s department of mechanical and aerospace engineering is sponsoring a Private Pilot Ground School this fall through Missouri S&T’s distance and continuing education program.

Visitors’ Nights return this fall to the Missouri S&T Observatory

on 20 August 2015

The public is invited to view the Saturn and its rings through Missouri University of Science and Technology’s 16-inch telescope on Thursday, Aug. 20.

Waste collection at Brewer Science collected 27.79 tons

on 19 August 2015

An Ozark Rivers Solid Waste Management District (ORSWMD) special waste collections drive collected 27.79 tons of residential recyclable electronics, appliances and tires from 253 participant vehicles on May 30 at...

Bourbon

New stylist joins SnipIts

on 27 August 2015

SnipIts of Bourbon would like to welcome new stylist Addison Sloss to their staff.

Scout attends NYLT camp

on 19 August 2015

Tony Terry Jr. attended the National Youth Leadership Training Camp (NYLT) at S-F Scout Ranch July 5-11.

Bourbon Boosters plan festival

on 11 August 2015

With just over one month left before the annual Bourbon Booster Fall Festival, the club met at the Bourbon Community Center on August 4 to continue plans for the two...

State and Regional

Sheriff’s office receives award for computer crime task force

27 August 2015

Dent County Sheriff Rick Stallings is pleased to announce the award of the 2016 State Cyber Crime Grant (SCCG) to support the continued operation of the South Central Missouri Computer...

Barbin earns CWSP distinction

27 August 2015

Dr. Jennifer Barbin, MD, CWSP has earned the Certified Wound Specialist – Physician (CWSP) distinction from the American Board of Wound Management. Dr. Barbin is a panel physician at the...

Margie Juergens receives AAPC certification in ICD-IC Medical Coding

27 August 2015

Margie Juergens, CPC (Certified Professional Coder) recently completed training to become AAPC (American Academy of Professional Coders) certified in ICD-10 which is the latest version in Medical Coding. Margie is...

Outdoors

Fishing with a professional

Fishing with a professional

12 August 2015

Bass fishing has been a favorite past time of mine since childhood. Regardless, I never joined the forces of the bass tournament craze that swept over the U.S. in the...

Lake is green and blue…and gold

Lake is green and blue…and gold

11 August 2015

I moved near Bull Shoals Lake in 1972 and it has been my favorite reservoir since then. I don’t know how many acres around it was saved by putting them...

Small acres can be a big help to wildlife

Small acres can be a big help to wildlife

05 August 2015

It doesn't take a lot of land to have a big impact on local wildlife populations according to the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC). Though the words "wildlife habitat" may...

Entertainment

Old Iron Works Days set for October 10-11

11 August 2015

One of the oldest and biggest fall events is once again coming to mid-Missouri. The James Foundation is proud to announce it will host the annual Old Iron Works Days,...

2015 Tops in Blue tour brings ‘Freedom’s Song’ to post Aug. 15

06 August 2015

FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. – The U.S. Air Force is slated to bring some of its best singers and dancers to Fort Leonard Wood.

Portrait of a painter

Portrait of a painter

06 August 2015

Opportunities come and opportunities go; some of the most cherished memories are made from the serendipitous chances we take along the way. What better way to hold on to a...

Letters to the Editor

Voter turnaround

on 19 August 2015

“I VOTED FOR IT BEFORE I VOTED AGAINST IT!”

Celebrating 100 years of Holy Cross Church

on 19 August 2015

Holy Cross Church is celebrating 100 years. The first little Catholic frame church was destroyed by a tornado in 1877.

Good work, detectives

on 19 August 2015

Thanks to Steelville City Councilman Terry Beckham and Steelville Presbyterian Church Elder Rob Bowness for finding and retrieving Volumes 2 thru 7 that Rev. "Uncle Sam" Roper created, as he...

Opinions

Safety first on Missouri highways

on 19 August 2015

On August 17, 2015, the Missouri State Highway Patrol issued a news release reminding everyone to be safety minded over the upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend. That news release brought...

Give students your support

on 15 August 2015

Busses begin running throughout the area this week as kids head back to school for the 2015-16 school year. Besides paying your taxes every year, how are you supporting your...

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...