Cuba

Medows crowned world youth champ in American Quarter Horse reining

on 29 August 2016

Jack Medows, a graduate of the Cuba High School Class of 2016, won the Youth Reining World Title at the American Quarter Horse Youth Association (AQHYA) World Show this summer....

Free blood pressure clinic at senior center

on 26 August 2016

Robin Stratman, RN, of TLC Home Health Care, LLC will be hosting a free blood pressure clinic on Wednesday, September 7 at the Cuba Senior Center.

Cuba City Council Notes: August 16, 2016

on 25 August 2016

The Cuba City Council met in regular session on Tuesday, August 16 at Cuba City Hall. The following items of business were discussed at that time:

Steelville

School out for sewer line repairs

School out for sewer line repairs

on 29 August 2016

Steelville students got a two-day break from classes last week, just four days after the new school year started. Classes were canceled for Wednesday and Thursday, August 24-25, after a...

School board hears reports

School board hears reports

on 24 August 2016

Directors discuss special ed, athletics, curriculum Special program administrators presented reports to the board at the Steelville School Board meeting held on Thursday, August 18. Candice Richter, Special Education Director;...

Steelville City Council Notes - August

on 24 August 2016

Steelville City Council met twice in August to conduct business for the municipality. Highlights from those meetings are as follows. August 1 • Comptroller Jennifer Basham reported the city will...

St. James

School District makes agreement with Christian Church for use of parking lot

on 25 August 2016

The St. James Board of Education has agreed to a lease for the use of the St. James Christian Church parking lot. Bob Diestlekamp spoke to board members during Thursday...

Cancer survivor donates hair for wigs

Cancer survivor donates hair for wigs

on 25 August 2016

St. James resident and cancer survivor Cindy Wiggins donated 12 inches of hair to Pantene Beautiful Lengths, a program designed to make wigs. This was the first haircut Wiggins has...

District continues talks of speed reduction near middle school

on 23 August 2016

Members of the St. James Board of Education spoke to Grounds and Maintenance Supervisor Wes DeLuca about an update on the possibility of speed bumps near the school. DeLuca voiced...

Crawford

Wallis family petitions to have part of road vacated by county

on 29 August 2016

Pending a formal procedure that includes the filing of a petition and two public meetings, the county will close a portion of Carter Creek Road in eastern Crawford County. Randy...

Commission updated on two South County bridge projects

on 23 August 2016

According to Road District #1 Foreman Danny Brown, plans to replace the Brickey Slab crossing over Huzzah Creek have been put on a temporary hold due to a shortage of...

Old Iron Works Days being held October 8-9 at Maramec Spring

on 18 August 2016

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,...

Phelps

Relay For Life coming this weekend

on 23 August 2016

The annual Relay For Life fall event is set for Saturday, August 27 at the Greentree Christian Church in Rolla, Missouri. The event will be a daylong celebration of survivors,...

S&T’s newest living-learning facility opens Aug. 22

on 19 August 2016

When fall semester classes start at Missouri University of Science and Technology on Monday, Aug. 22, nearly 450 students will call Missouri S&T’s newest residential housing complex home.

S&T graduate serves on Celebration of Nations committee

S&T graduate serves on Celebration of Nations committee

on 18 August 2016

An only child from Hyderabad, India, a city of nearly seven million, Paul Robin chose to come to the United States to attend graduate school at Missouri University of Science...

Bourbon

East Alton woman hurt in accident at state park, dies four days later

on 29 August 2016

A 21-year-old woman from East Alton, Ill., was killed on Saturday, August 20 when the truck she was riding in went off the road and struck a tree. The accident...

BOURBON R-1 SCHOOL BOARD MEETING NOTES

on 29 August 2016

The Bourbon R-1 Board of Education met in regular session on Thursday, August 25, to discuss the following items of school district business:• A New Staff Reception was held at...

Bourbon Economic Development Group formed, meeting taking place on Thursday, August 25

on 18 August 2016

A special group of business owners in the town of Bourbon have aligned to form a group called “Bourbon Economic Development Group” or B.E.D. for short. The group is focused...

State and Regional

Missouri named a Top Ten state for advanced manufacturing growth

29 August 2016

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri has been named the 6th best state in the nation for its annual advanced manufacturing industry job growth in a new report from the Brookings...

Auditor Galloway releases audits of Missouri House of Representatives and Senate

29 August 2016

Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway has released audits of the Missouri House and Senate legislative bodies. The audits were conducted as part of a series of regular reviews by the...

Patrol reminds drivers to watch for students

26 August 2016

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reminds drivers to pay attention every time they are behind the wheel, but especially before and after school when children are walking, biking, or driving...

Outdoors

Conservation Commission gives initial approval on MDC changes to smallmouth and rock bass regulations

Conservation Commission gives initial approval on MDC changes to smallmouth and rock bass regulations

29 August 2016

At its Aug. 26 meeting in Columbia, the Missouri Conservation Commission gave initial approval of proposed regulation changes by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) related to smallmouth bass and...

The boat that ran away

29 August 2016

The problem was obvious…the solution very much in question. Out there in the middle of the water, my boat was circling slowly, motor running in reverse. On the bank, my...

MDC Telecheck has new questions on deer and turkey harvests

MDC Telecheck has new questions on deer and turkey harvests

26 August 2016

 The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) wants deer and turkey hunters to know that its Telecheck system for reporting harvests will ask some new questions this fall and winter when...

Entertainment

OAT announces fall activities

25 August 2016

Ozark Actors Theatre’s 29th Season continues to offer opportunities for all ages this fall with the shows Rumpelstiltskin and Black Comedy. Rumpelstiltskin is part of the Missoula Children's Theatre's unique...

A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder to play The Fabulous Fox Theater September 13-25

25 August 2016

The Tony® Award winner for Best Musical, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, will play at the Fabulous Fox Theatre in St. Louis September 13 – 25 in its...

Missouri S&T’s Free Fall Film Festival begins on August 30

24 August 2016

The local community is invited to view new and classic films at no cost during Missouri University of Science and Technology’s 2016 Free Fall Film Festival.

Letters to the Editor

Can’t decide whether to vote

on 25 August 2016

There have been some startling developments in the past few days in the presidential campaign. Donald Trump has been forced to stop wearing his cape in public because it keeps...

God help us all

on 25 August 2016

In just 7 1/2 years Obama and the Progressives have: Destroyed our national sovereignty. Destroyed our healthcare system.

Require license for panhandlers

on 25 August 2016

Thank God that panhandling (or begging) is legal in Cuba. I have seen many people, male, female and transgender, begging on the side of a busy road. (Begging with dogs...

Opinions

Have dignity for Missouri's Capitol

on 25 August 2016

The recent conviction of 22 protesters whose 2014 demonstration in the Missouri Senate visitors' gallery chamber forced the Senate to recess is an indication of how different Missouri's Capitol is...

Republicans, Democrats and the stakes for religious freedom

on 18 August 2016

As this strange, unorthodox and downright scary presidential campaign heads into the final stretch, let's pause to consider what’s at stake for religious freedom in this election.

Major deep pocket donor finances ballot measure to limit deep pocket donors

on 18 August 2016

To grotesquely paraphrase George Orwell's Animal Farm, "All elections are crazy. Some are more crazy than others." This year's election cycle in Missouri may stand as the craziest of all....