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A street poet named Devaney

So, what do you think about poetry? Roses are red, violets are blue, sugar is sweet and so is the fudge at the shop on Main Street.
It’s okay to think of rhymes when you think of poetry, and it is more than okay not to. What comes to mind when you think of Steelville’s Art Council? Perhaps Paintings? STARCO stepped out of the box in this merry month of May with the artist in residence Kevin Devaney, or shall we call him the “Poet in Residence”?

Cuba City Council Notes

The Cuba City Council met in regular session on Tuesday, May 15. The following items of city business were discussed at that time:

• Gordon Kitson addressed the council regarding a public Christmas tree lighting ceremony in December. The council voted to authorize another tree lighting ceremony outside Recklein Auditorium, and Kitson will get with the Cuba Chamber of Commerce to coordinate the event following this year’s Christmas Parade on Route 66.

Former commissioner airs complaints

Crawford County resident Ed Worley, who once served as presiding county commissioner, has been back in attendance at commission meetings during the month of May. Worley has attended meetings on several occasions over the past year to voice his concerns with the manner in which current county officials run the local government. In his most recent visits to the weekly commission meetings, Worley presented a list of questions, complained about another newspaper’s coverage of those queries, argued with another county resident and business owner, and then came back the following week to respond to some of the accusations made at that time.

Troop I prepared for busy Memorial Day weekend

Captain James W. Remillard, commanding officer Troop I, Rolla announces that troopers assigned to the six-county region of Troop I will once again be participating in the Memorial Day weekend enforcement operations.  The objective of these operations is to save lives by reducing the number and severity of traffic crashes.  Throughout the holiday weekend, troopers within Troop I and across the entire state will be participating in Operation C.A.R.E. (Crash Awareness & Reduction Effort).  This means every available trooper will be on the roadways enforcing traffic laws and assisting motorist.