District moving forward with energy conservation measures

    The St. James School District has given GRP-Wegman a letter of intent to provide energy and operational conservation measures for the district. Bob Fogerty, of GRP-Wegman, spoke to the board on June 23 about the phased approach he believes would work best for the district.

Wanted man attempts escape

    A man wanted in Franklin County for alleged sex crimes against a child attempted to flee from a Crawford County deputy but was caught.
    The June 14 incident resulted in the filing of felony charges against William Harvey Robert Gordon, 24, of Lonedell. He faces the charge of class E felony resisting a traffic stop in Crawford County.

Route 66 Cruise-in held - PHOTO GALLERY

Missouri Rods, the Cuba Visitors Center, and the Cuba Area Chamber of Commerce hosted the Route 66 Cruise-In along Route 66 in Cuba on Saturday. Buchanan, Smith, and N. Main streets were closed off for the event for vendors and activities and cars were on display from the Wagon Wheel Motel to the Post Office.

Governor signs Wayfair legislation into law

During a ceremony at the State Capitol on Wednesday, Governor Mike Parson signed SB 153 & 97 into law, allowing Missouri and local jurisdictions to collect an online use tax that will help protect Missouri's brick and mortar businesses.

OAT to present 'Always...Patsy Cline'

Ozark Actors Theatre (OAT) is proud to present ALWAYS…PATSY CLINE, as their first production of the Summer 2021 season! ALWAYS…PATSY CLINE will run July 8-18, 2021.  Check Ozark Actor’s Theatre’s webpage for performance times and tickets:

Governor takes action on FY22 state operating budget bills

Today, Governor Mike Parson signed Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) state operating budget bills that invest in critical infrastructure projects, support stronger communities, fund workforce development priorities, and increase pre-pandemic K-12 and higher education spending levels.