Fall Festival featured parade, crowning, car show and more - PHOTO GALLERY

The annual Bourbon Fall Festival, sponsored by the Bourbon Boosters, returned last Friday featuring a parade, a host of activities, a special dedication ceremony, and the crowning of the 2021 Junior Miss on Friday.

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Homecoming coronation set for Friday

John F. Hodge High School will celebrate its football homecoming on Friday, September 24, as the St. James Tigers take on the Cuba Wildcats.

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Steelville MTB provides update to council

Aldermen heard an update from the Steelville Mountain Biking Trail Building Collective during the Steelville City Council meeting on Monday, September 20.

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Commission approves UTV rally for Sept. 25

Crawford County Commissioners have approved a side-by-side rally utilizing south-county roads for Saturday, September 25.

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Tutterrow’s art featured at museum

The Crawford County Historical Society Museum has a fall lineup of local artists and exhibits to celebrate Cuba’s art community. Now showing is a collection of wildlife themed work by Glen Tutterrow.

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Cuba

Missouri Hick mourning loss of owner, key employee

on 23 September 2021

Staff members at Missouri Hick Bar-B-Que in Cuba are mourning the loss of well-known owner Dennis Meiser and kitchen manager Mike Mathews after each recently died at Missouri Baptist Sullivan...

CHS Artist Spotlight - Isabella Kamler

CHS Artist Spotlight - Isabella Kamler

on 23 September 2021

Isabella Kamler is a Junior at Cuba High School. She enjoys working with nearly all mediums, but especially drawing with chalk and pencils.

Tutterrow’s art featured at museum

Tutterrow’s art featured at museum

on 22 September 2021

By Lori Malcolm on behalf of the CCHS Museum The Crawford County Historical Society Museum has a fall lineup of local artists and exhibits to celebrate Cuba’s art community.

Steelville

Gallery will feature “Explosion of Cool Content”

on 24 September 2021

Gallery Zeke will reopen to the public on Thursday, October 7 with the return of the “Explosion of Cool Content” abstract exhibit.

Young continues efforts to help animals

on 24 September 2021

Local animal rescue enthusiast Mary Young spoke to the Steelville City Council at its September 20 meeting. She reiterated her request for a cat room at the new animal shelter...

Steelville MTB provides update to council

on 23 September 2021

Aldermen heard an update from the Steelville Mountain Biking Trail Building Collective during the Steelville City Council meeting on Monday, September 20.

St. James

Paving begins on several streets

on 22 September 2021

Paving has started on several St. James streets designated to be addressed this year. One, Primrose Court, had a setback after it was discovered two portions of the road did...

Homecoming coronation set for Friday

Homecoming coronation set for Friday

on 22 September 2021

John F. Hodge High School will celebrate its football homecoming on Friday, September 24, as the St. James Tigers take on the Cuba Wildcats. Coronation will be held prior to...

Truman VA, Mobile Vet Center to provide on-site services for St. James-area veterans

on 21 September 2021

Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital and the Columbia Vet Center are teaming up to provide area Veterans with services such as Veterans Health Administration enrollment, and counseling for post-traumatic...

Crawford

Former presiding commissioner dies

Former presiding commissioner dies

on 22 September 2021

Former Presiding Commissioner in Crawford County Ed Worley passed away on Saturday, September 12 in his home. He was 81.

Commission approves UTV rally for Sept. 25

on 21 September 2021

Crawford County Commissioners have approved a side-by-side rally utilizing south-county roads for Saturday, September 25. The Midwest Backroad Rally for a Cure is an annual ride to benefit research through...

Crawford County will use ARPA funds

on 21 September 2021

Following a request for funds, Crawford County Commissioners agreed to apply to receive ARPA (American Rescue Plan Act) funds as part of the latest federal stimulus bill signed by President...

Phelps

Missouri S&T attains record enrollment for underrepresented minorities

on 24 September 2021

The official fall 2021 enrollment at Missouri University of Science and Technology, recorded at the end of the semester’s fourth week, includes a record percentage of underrepresented minorities. Underrepresented minority...

Old Iron Works Festival is October 9

on 24 September 2021

With the onset of fall come the promise of cooler temperatures and colorful foliage displays in the Missouri Ozark. Events that take advantage of this natural backdrop are popular for...

Rolla Mission to launch Vintage Market online sales on October 1

on 24 September 2021

The time has finally arrived for The Vintage Market to benefit The Rolla Mission online sale. The website will launch on October 1 and be open until they sell out....

Bourbon

Fall Festival featured parade, crowning, car show and more - PHOTO GALLERY

Fall Festival featured parade, crowning, car show and more - PHOTO GALLERY

on 21 September 2021

The annual Bourbon Fall Festival, sponsored by the Bourbon Boosters, returned last Friday featuring a parade, a host of activities, a special dedication ceremony, and the crowning of the 2021...

Carol's Cooking offers home cooking

Carol's Cooking offers home cooking

on 17 September 2021

Carol’s Cookin', located at 450 Highway H in Leasburg, is family owned and operated by Brad and Carol Cartwright.

Bourbon Fall Festival parade set for Friday

on 16 September 2021

The annual Bourbon Fall Festival will be underway at 6 p.m. Friday with the parade, which will be followed by games, entertainment, food, and more all evening.

State and Regional

Operation Christmas Child’s has island focus this year

Operation Christmas Child’s has island focus this year

23 September 2021

• Operation Christmas Child National Collection Week is November 15-20. Franklin Graham, CEO of Samaritan’s Purse, presented a bold vision to the Operation Christmas Team to deliver gift-filled shoeboxes to...

Service-oriented individuals need to plow snow, positions are available at MoDOT

23 September 2021

You can make a difference in the lives of all who travel Missouri roads. The Missouri Department of Transportation has full-time maintenance positions and seasonal emergency maintenance equipment operator positions...

MSHP marks 90 years of service and protection

22 September 2021

By Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of Missouri State Highway Patrol For nine decades, the Missouri State Highway Patrol has answered the call to serve and protect the citizens of...

Outdoors

Remembering a fantastic 1961 float trip

24 September 2021

By Larry Dablemont What were you doing the first weekend of October, 60 years ago? I remember that weekend well. I was only a few days away from turning 13,...

Catching big catfish on the fly can be a challenge

24 September 2021

By Bill Cooper My father regularly caught catfish on spinnerbaits when I was a child. The feat proved a bit unusual and I didn’t know of anyone else doing so...

Need money, don’t cut that walnut tree, sell the walnuts

20 September 2021

By Larry Dablemont I always figure the yellow leaves on the walnut trees tell me a lot about the upcoming fall. This year that yellowing foliage on the walnuts here...

Entertainment

Leach Theatre announces 2021-22 season

24 September 2021

Leach Theatre’s 30th season will open with a one-man show about former president Harry S. Truman’s life and presidency. The 2021-22 Campus Performing Arts Series will feature a mix of...

ECC Film and Lecture Series to present ‘Crip Camp’ and guest speaker on September 17

16 September 2021

The East Central College Film and Lecture Series will present the award-winning documentary “Crip Camp” Friday, Sept. 17, to kick off its 2021-2022 series.

Vichy Fire Department plans Eighth Annual Leroy Tipton Memorial Tractor Cruise on September 12

07 September 2021

The Vichy Fire Dept. will host the Eighth Annual Leroy Tipton Memorial Tractor Cruise on September 12, 2021, at the Vichy Community Park.

Letters to the Editor

Tax credit will help reduce poverty

on 24 September 2021

A recent change in federal policy offers a promising antidote to the long-running challenge of rural childhood poverty. Starting in July, most households with children began to receive monthly advances...

Resist mandate

on 24 September 2021

Governor Parson, Along with 22 other governors, I applaud your decision to fight back against President Biden’s recent vaccine mandate that is not only unconstitutional and illegal but if fully...

Still sinful actions

on 24 September 2021

I thank Mr. Thomasma for his reply to my letter about the Boston Tea Party and the Revolutionary War. I try to be open to all viewpoints on any issue....

Opinions

It’s the vaccine, stupid

on 24 September 2021

By Rik W. Hafer Bill Clinton used the slogan “It’s the Economy, Stupid” in his presidential campaign against George H.W. Bush. The idea was that a Clinton administration would deliver...

National Farm Safety and Health Week provides awareness, reminders for agriculture industry

on 20 September 2021

By Garrett Hawkins It seems like every time you turn around, there’s a day or a week devoted to a cause or event. Some are traditional, such as Christmas or...

Restricting speech in the name of safety, from panic to pandemic

on 20 September 2021

By Kevin Goldberg, Freedom Forum First Amendment Specialist The terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, occurred on a Tuesday. By the end of that week, we saw the beginnings of...