Mayor explains dusk-to-dawn lighting phase out

On Friday during his weekly Facebook live address, St. James Mayor Rick Krawiecki explained the city’s dusk-to-dawn lighting policy, which was changed in 2019 as the city decided to no longer maintain those lights. The city has been phasing out those lights as they fail.

Local agencies prepare for Phase 1B of the statewide vaccination plan

    Area health agencies have begun vaccinations of area frontline workers for COVID-19 and additional vaccinations are also soon to begin as the state has announced activation of Phase 1B of Missouri’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan. Local pharmacies have also requested vaccinations and are taking online applications from people who would like to be vaccinated.

Police officers attacked by woman in Bourbon

    A woman who allegedly fought with law enforcement in Bourbon was arrested and taken to the Crawford County Jail as a result of the January 5 incident. She now faces two assault charges.

Steelville man charged with auto theft

    A Steelville man faces felony charges in two cases against him for incidents that occurred on January 6.