Veterans honored during Memorial Day service - PHOTO GALLERY

Members of the Cuba American Legion, Disable American Veterans (DAV), and Veterans of Foreign Wars VFW, along with several area residents, gathered at Kinder Cemetery in Cuba at 10 a.m. Monday—Memorial Day—to remember those who died in service to the United States of America.

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School district honors staff

The Steelville School District didn’t host a special event but offered recognition to staff and board members for achievements and milestones reached during the 2020-21 school year.

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Bourbon Community Foundation awards Coover Regional Recovery Grants


The Bourbon Community Foundation has awarded total grants of $10,000 to five nonprofit agencies for recovery needs related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The grants are made possible by the Louis L. and Julia Dorothy Coover Charitable Foundation, managed by Commerce Trust Company in partnership with the Community Foundation of the Ozarks (CFO).

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MBSH breaks ground on new Therapy and Wellness Center

Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital (MBSH) broke ground May 28 on a new $10.4 million Therapy and Wellness Center and an expansion of its Medical Office Building.

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St. James designated as National Beta District of Distinction

The St. James School District was recently designated a National Beta District of Distinction, the district announced last week.

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Cuba

Ribbon cutting held for Wildcat Pizza

Ribbon cutting held for Wildcat Pizza

on 11 June 2021

The Cuba Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of The Wildcat Pizza Co. on June 4. The new business, which is located at...

Local potter part of virtual show

on 11 June 2021

Well-known Cuba potter Julie Brand has been accepted into a virtual show at the McGroarty Art Center in Tujunga, Calif., and earned an Honorable Mention in their Botanical Abundance show...

Students show off books donated by Cuba Kiwanis Club

Students show off books donated by Cuba Kiwanis Club

on 11 June 2021

Students at Cuba Elementary show off the March Book Buddy Books recently donated to the school library by the Cuba Kiwanis Club as part of Three Rivers Publishing’s Newspapers In...

Steelville

Summer school is combining learning with fun

Summer school is combining learning with fun

on 11 June 2021

The Steelville School District’s summer school program is offering a variety of educational classes at each building, along with a little fun. “At the elementary, most classes will be enrichment-based...

ECC grad receives PTK Transfer Scholarship

on 11 June 2021

East Central College Class of 2021 graduate Jenna Meintz recently was awarded the Phi Theta Kappa Distinguished Achievement Scholarship to attend Webster University.

Congressman congratulates Steelville senior on appointment to U.S. Military Academy

Congressman congratulates Steelville senior on appointment to U.S. Military Academy

on 09 June 2021

On Monday, Congressman Jason Smith’s (R-MO) congratulated Brandon Gibbs, of Cuba, on his appointment to the U.S. Military Academy this fall. Gibbs recently graduated from Steelville High School.

St. James

Summer reading program sees strong start

on 11 June 2021

The annual summer reading program kicked off last week at the James Memorial Public Library, with fun events such as a shaved ice party to begin this year’s activities. This...

Potential GFF queen candidates can meet Miss St. James

on 11 June 2021

The GFF Committee is looking for candidates for the 2021 St. James Grape & Fall Festival Pageant. If you are a St. James 2021 junior, senior, or 2020 graduating senior,...

Lift station to receive a temporary pump

on 11 June 2021

Lift station #2 in St. James is set to receive a temporary pump installed after a pump broke earlier this year. The city has had to pump waste from the...

Crawford

Contract awarded to improve several mid-Missouri roadways

on 10 June 2021

The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission has approved a contract to resurface and add shoulders to various roadways in Washington, Crawford and Jefferson counties.

Parker honored by Missouri Supreme Court for service as circuit judge

Parker honored by Missouri Supreme Court for service as circuit judge

on 09 June 2021

Megan K. Seay, presiding circuit judge of the 42nd Judicial Circuit, on behalf of Missouri Supreme Court Justice, George W. Draper, III, recently presented Kelly Parker with a plaque in...

Rally supporter addresses commissioners

on 08 June 2021

Crawford County resident Jim Ealer Jr. is asking the Commission to reconsider their decision to cancel any further rally racing in the county but at least two commissioners continue to...

Phelps

McCutchen named Senior Companion for May

on 11 June 2021

Mary McCutchen of St. James was named Senior Companion of the Month for the month of May.

Electronics, appliances, metals, tires collection being held at Brewer Science in Rolla June 12

on 10 June 2021

A special waste collection for residential and farm electronics, appliances, metals and tires will be held from 8 a.m. to noon on June 12 at Brewer Science, 2401 Brewer Drive...

Area COVID-19 cases drop to the teens

on 09 June 2021

The Phelps-Maries County Health Department reported Monday active COVID-19 cases dropped to the mid to low teens, some of the lowest numbers reported since the beginning of the pandemic. Vaccinations...

Bourbon

Bourbon Elementary School awards

Principal’s Award Kindergarten Lucas Smith, Kade Cherry, Mason Giuliani and Maliyah Gotsis.

Local graduate joins staff of St. James Dental Center

Dr. Caitlin Rosemann, DMD, MPH, will be joining Dr. Ron Wilkerson at the St. James Dental Center starting in July.

Bourbon Community Foundation awards Coover Regional Recovery Grants


Bourbon Community Foundation awards Coover Regional Recovery Grants


The Bourbon Community Foundation has awarded total grants of $10,000 to five nonprofit agencies for recovery needs related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The grants are made possible by the Louis...

State and Regional

Guardrail and median guard cable repair contracts approved by MHTC

11 June 2021

Two one-year contracts that will provide guardrail and downed median guard cable repairs in several mid-Missouri counties have been approved by the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission (MHTC) during its...

MoDOT seeks public input on statewide passenger rail service

11 June 2021

The Missouri Department of Transportation is hosting a virtual open house on passenger rail as part of the development of the 2021 State Freight and Rail Plan.

Join the team and make a difference

10 June 2021

The Missouri State Highway Patrol, a premier law enforcement agency, is testing for new troopers. The Patrol is encouraging qualified individuals of all backgrounds to apply, and will offer testing...

Outdoors

Department of Natural Resources offers assistance for outdoor recreation projects

11 June 2021

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources is now accepting applications for the Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership Program. For 2021, a total of $150 million nationwide is available for outdoor recreation...

MDC virtual art event on June 19 will help people identify trout

11 June 2021

On Saturday, June 19, people can use a paint brush to learn the differences between rainbow and brown trout.

MDC is looking to outlaw cameras

11 June 2021

By Larry Dablemont People have been contacting me asking if I had heard about the Missouri Department of Conservation declaring that people who take photographs inside public areas, they manage...

Entertainment

Make Music Day being held in Rolla on June 21

10 June 2021

The Rolla Choral Arts Society is organizing Make Music Rolla day on Monday, June 21, at the Downtown Bandshell and Festival area in Rolla. Times are available for area musicians...

OAT, local actress to host Summer Theatre Academy

08 June 2021

Ozark Actors Theatre (OAT) will be hosting a week-long Summer Theatre Academy in three area towns, including Bourbon, this summer. Actress Taylor Louderman, who is a Bourbon native, will be...

Heritage Day taking place in Spring Bluff

02 June 2021

The forecast looks good for Saturday, June 5 so make plans to come out to Spring Bluff Campground/Retreat Center and enjoy the annual Spring Bluff Heritage Day from 10 a.m....

Letters to the Editor

More diverse meat production needed

on 11 June 2021

Earlier this year, President Joe Biden signed an executive order calling for strengthening vulnerable agricultural supply chains and encouraging production here at home.

History reimagined

on 11 June 2021

According to the author of this rendition of history, our nation was founded in August 1619 when slaves were brought to the Virginia Colony. It goes on to infer that...

Reality check needed

on 03 June 2021

Having not received any concrete responses to my inquiries, I will state some ideas which are verifiable and true.

Opinions

Missouri farmers focused on mental health

on 11 June 2021

By Garrett Hawkins On the farm, the “to do” list never seems to end—and only grows when the weather doesn’t cooperate. For my family, we found a small window when...

Pony Express could get papers from here to Dallas in better time

on 11 June 2021

“I just received the April 1 edition of the Star on May 29. Your editorial in that edition didn't help much. I'm going to write the post office and report...

Communities need effective leaders

on 03 June 2021

By Jordan Feyerherm, Community Development Manager, Center for Rural Affairs Leaders are the life-blood of small towns and rural communities. The success or failure of community development efforts often rests...