Council talks about a new dog pound

Steelville City Council members have agreed to do further research into options for building a new facility to house unwanted dogs in the city. Although funding has always been cited as the reason why improvements haven’t been made in the past, a fundraising offer from a local rescue organization to assist with that problem has council members reconsidering the issue.

Raises bring some county court workers up to state pay level

Five county employees have received raises – albeit minor ones – in the Crawford County Circuit Clerk’s Office. Commissioners were at first taken aback by the revelation, but after hearing the explanation why, they were amenable to the increased pay.

LWJ Elementary raises donations to send veterans on Honor Flight

    Students at Lucy Wortham James Elementary wore their red, white, and blue, plus they topped it off with their favorite hat to send a patriotic “Thank You” to all Missouri Veterans.