Sophie Case crowned 2019 Harvest Festival queen - PHOTO GALLERY

Steelville High School sophomore Sophie Case reigned over the 2019 Harvest Festival Queen Pageant, which was held at the Meramec Music Theatre on Thursday, September 5. She was also named Miss Congeniality and won the talent portion of the contest.

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Townley crowned Miss St. James - PHOTO GALLERIES

Mackenzie Townley was crowned Miss St. James on Tuesday, September 3, at the St. James Middle School. Kicking off the 86th annual Grape and Fall Festival, a crowd watched as three contestants competed for the crown. Also that evening, Annabelle Morris was crowned Little Miss St. James and Jasper Fann Little Mr. St. James.

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Program provides work experience opportunities for students

Ben Martin is the new Pre-ETS Specialist for Crawford, Phelps, Dent, Maries and Pulaski counties. This program, offered through the University of Missouri, provides Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS) to Missouri public school students with disabilities.

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Administrative inquiry confirms allegations of CHS football locker room hazing

Cuba High School’s football program had a bad first week of the new season, and that’s before even a single game snap was taken on the playing field. Allegations came forward of locker room hazing incidents carried out by members of the football squad, and those allegations were later confirmed to be true, based upon interviews of current football athletes and the coaching staff.

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Route 66 Parrot Heads donate to local charities

At the April monthly meeting, it was noted the club had a surplus of cash in its bank account. The bank balance had continued to grow from membership dues, tee shirt sales and other miscellaneous cash generating activities. Donnie Kerksieck suggested the club give the money away to charity. At that time, a committee was formed. In early June, the committee selected five local charities to be the recipient of the funds.

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Cuba

The benevolence of William Recklein

The benevolence of William Recklein

on 16 September 2019

Crawford County and Cuba, Missouri have been blessed with the benevolence of people who have accomplished much and wish to give back to their community. One of these people was...

Fall Cleanup in Cuba goes Sept. 16 - 27 for city residents

on 13 September 2019

The city of Cuba will host its annual Fall Cleanup event through Friday, September 27 at the Cuba Animal Control shelter parking lot in the South Industrial Park. The city...

Your Community Cares Rural Health Coalition hosting ‘Opioids and the Workforce’ conference

on 11 September 2019

An “Opioids and the Workforce” conference will be held in September by the Your Community Cares Rural Health Coalition. The conference is scheduled for September 24 in Cuba, from 9:30...

Steelville

Steelville City Council Notes: August 2019

Steelville City Council Notes: August 2019

on 16 September 2019

City council members for the city of Steelville met three times in August. The first two were regularly scheduled meetings, and the third took the place of the first Monday...

Shutter Bugs III comes to Gallery Zeke

on 11 September 2019

The Steelville Arts Council is hosting “Shutter Bugs III,” a photography exhibit, at Gallery Zeke this month. The show is open from September 12 to 28. This exhibit features a...

Sophie Case crowned 2019 Harvest Festival queen - PHOTO GALLERY

Sophie Case crowned 2019 Harvest Festival queen - PHOTO GALLERY

on 06 September 2019

Steelville High School sophomore Sophie Case reigned over the 2019 Harvest Festival Queen Pageant, which was held at the Meramec Music Theatre on Thursday, September 5. She was also named...

St. James

Cooley is Senior Center Artist of the Month

Cooley is Senior Center Artist of the Month

on 12 September 2019

This month’s St. James Senior Center artist being spotlighted for September is Jeanette Cooley. He artwork will be highlighted throughout the month hanging on the Art Wall in the dining...

Man charged with vehicular assault against police officers

on 12 September 2019

A Sedalia man has been charged with two counts of first-degree assault-special victim and resisting arrest. Robert A. Durrett, 30, had a warrant issued on Friday, September 6 after allegedly...

Livestock sale brings in over $95,000

on 11 September 2019

The annual Grape and Fall Festival livestock sale provided an opportunity for local youth to sell their various animals, with more than $95,000 in sales. Along with animal sales, several...

Crawford

England chosen to be permanent director at 911 CenCom

England chosen to be permanent director at 911 CenCom

on 13 September 2019

After serving seven months as the interim director for Crawford County 911 Emergency Services, Brad England can now scratch off the interim part of his title. England was made permanent...

Charges filed against Sullivan man for assaulting his mother

Charges filed against Sullivan man for assaulting his mother

on 12 September 2019

A Sullivan man has been charged with assaulting his mother and a police officer on August 11.

Drug charges filed against three people

Drug charges filed against three people

on 12 September 2019

The Crawford County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office has filed drug possession-related charges against the following people in recent weeks:

Phelps

Missouri Preservation Announces 2019 Places in Peril

on 16 September 2019

Missouri Preservation has announced its 2019 Places in Peril list. Places in Peril is an annual list of endangered historic places in the state of Missouri, and it includes the...

Free beginner’s quilt class offered by Piece and Plenty Quilt Guild

on 13 September 2019

The Piece and Plenty Quilt Guild will host their Ozark Festival of Quilted Show October 5 and 6 at the Rolla Middle School, located at 1111 Soeset Rd., Rolla, Missouri....

DAR meeting planned for September 21

on 12 September 2019

Missouri Department of Natural Resources in conjunction with the Missouri Daughters of the American Revolution (MSSDAR) invites you and your family to the Charity Event "Hike*Bike" for veterans and their...

Bourbon

Tennessee man steals Jeep to move to Missouri

Tennessee man steals Jeep to move to Missouri

on 12 September 2019

Vehicle theft charges have been filed against a Tennessee man who told police he’d stolen the Jeep to get away from a life of stealing and drugs in his home...

Bourbon Heritage Day being held October 6

on 12 September 2019

The Bourbon Community Foundation will sponsor the 2nd Bourbon Heritage Day on Sunday, October 6, 2019 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Bourbon Community Center. Everyone enjoyed the event...

BHS students receive positive office referrals

on 11 September 2019

Bourbon High School would like to recognize the following students for receiving a Bourbon High School Positive Office Referral during August 2019.

State and Regional

National Child Passenger Safety Week is September 15-21

12 September 2019

Is your child in the right safety seat? The Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety wants to ensure all caregivers of young children know the importance of buckling children in an...

Missouri High Schools challenged to drive safe and buckle up!

10 September 2019

Calling all Missouri high schools to compete in the 2019 “It Only Takes One” campaign for an opportunity to win prizes for your school while educating young drivers about safe...

Protecting the health of our children and communities with immunizations

06 September 2019

Currently making headlines all over the United States, measles is a highly contagious vaccine-preventable illness that has made a frightening comeback.

Outdoors

Late Night Cathedral Cave Tours offered at Onondaga Cave State Park Oct. 5

16 September 2019

Join representatives from the Onondaga Friends Association for a unique, guided, late night Cathedral Cave Tour from 9:30 p.m. to approximately midnight Oct. 5.

Hopper season on the Meramec brings top-water action

Hopper season on the Meramec brings top-water action

12 September 2019

Fly fishermen pursuing trout are most known for casting tiny flies, which are difficult to tie on a line, because they are so small. Trout do eat a lot of...

Taking an exploratory trip on the Sac River

11 September 2019

On one of the hottest days of early September, we journeyed up the Sac River to see if any of the big hybrids had moved into the river yet. I...

Entertainment

Free climate film series continues

12 September 2019

The Rolla Chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby is continuing its free documentary film series concerning the impacts of climate change and possible actions to curb its effects on our planet...

Cast announced for ECC production of ‘And Then There Were None’

11 September 2019

East Central College is proud to announce the cast for its first theatre production of the 2019-2020 Season - “And Then There Were None” by Agatha Christie. Based on the...

Vichy Fire Department will hold sixth annual Leroy Tipton Memorial Tractor Cruise on Sunday, September 15

10 September 2019

The Vichy Fire Dept. will host the Sixth Annual Leroy Tipton Memorial Tractor Cruise on September 15, 2019 at the Vichy Community Park. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. with a...

Letters to the Editor

MoFB must help fight climate change

on 12 September 2019

In a recent commentary by Eric Bohl, of the Missouri From Bureau, he describes the work of the Flood Recovery Advisory Working Group. Their report is to include how to...

Outside residents shouldn’t be taxed

on 12 September 2019

Recently, the city of St. James proposed an amendment to be on the ballot for its residents to vote on an internet purchase sales tax. The city will use the...

Election collusion came from God

on 29 August 2019

Fellow US citizens, Every day, we hear about the big collusion concerning the 2016 Presidential Election.

Opinions

Things must change along Yadkin Creek

on 12 September 2019

It’s not uncommon for governments at all levels to be reactionary when it comes to a wide range of problems, rather than working to keep bad things from happening in...

Making the case against tariffs

on 05 September 2019

By Robert Singer and Maryann Townsend To the relief of business and the financial markets, President Trump delayed indefinitely the imposition of increased tariffs on $200 billion worth of imported...

Cuba school leaders deserve credit for taking swift action to address hazing

on 05 September 2019

Despite what was a terrible situation, it was good to see the administration at the Cuba schools take swift action to correct a bullying/hazing situation involving the CHS football team...