CHS honors veterans and their service - PHOTO GALLERY

Cuba High School honored veterans at an assembly held on Wednesday, November 13. The gathering, which was postponed on Nov. 11 due to inclement weather, included words and music from and for those who have served in our nation’s armed forces.

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City discusses selling property

City Administrator Jim Fleming and Public Works Director Lyle Thomas spoke to the St. James City Council on Tuesday, November 12, inquiring about selling several pieces of unused city property. The city has no plans to use the property, with some pieces dating back to the 1930s without any use, and the council voiced their interest in learning more before proceeding.

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Leasburg Fire Department receives $5,000 GP grant

The Leasburg Fire Department is one of more than 30 fire departments receiving a Georgia‐Pacific Bucket Brigade grant this year. The department was awarded $5,000 to help fund equipment needs, specifically personal protective gear.

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MVH honors residents during Veterans Day ceremony

The Missouri Veterans Home-St. James (MVH) held a Veterans Day ceremony to honor veterans living at the facility and the men and women who have served to defend America’s freedoms. Snowy weather altered many of the plans for the day, but staff took time to recognize veterans and thank them for their years of service on Monday.

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WWII veteran honored during BHS Veterans Day Ceremony

Bourbon veteran Reid Stephens, who served in Europe during World War II and was captured by the Germans during the Battle of the Bulge in December of 1945, was among those honored for their service during Monday’s Veterans Day Ceremony at Bourbon High School.

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Cuba

New CPD K9 already making his mark

New CPD K9 already making his mark

on 18 November 2019

The Cuba Police Department’s newest K9, Vando, officially went into service at the end of July and he is already making a big impact. Vando, who is handled by K9...

CHS honors veterans and their service - PHOTO GALLERY

CHS honors veterans and their service - PHOTO GALLERY

on 16 November 2019

Cuba High School honored veterans at an assembly held on Wednesday, November 13. The gathering, which was postponed on Nov. 11 due to inclement weather, included words and music from...

Cuba, Bourbon to host Wienermobile on Thursday

on 16 November 2019

If you have ever wanted to get up close and personal with the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile, then you’ll get your chance on November 21. The famous hotdog car will be...

Steelville

Steelville Drug makes November Book Buzz donation

on 12 November 2019

Mahrysa Harmon of Steelville Drug (center) is joined by Kadence Harmon and Hattie Jo Harmon to show off the November Book Buzz books recently donated by Steelville Drug to the...

Steelville City Council Notes: October 2019

Steelville City Council Notes: October 2019

on 31 October 2019

The Steelville City Council met three times in October to discuss business for the municipality – twice for regularly scheduled meetings and one special meeting.

Rain moves Pumpkin Village indoors - PHOTO GALLERY

on 28 October 2019

Saturday's rain forced organizers of Steelville's Pumpkin Village to move this year's event from the Community Park to the Community Building. Despite the ongoing showers, a large crowd attended and...

St. James

City discusses selling property

City discusses selling property

on 16 November 2019

City Administrator Jim Fleming and Public Works Director Lyle Thomas spoke to the St. James City Council on Tuesday, November 12, inquiring about selling several pieces of unused city property....

Chamber delivers boxes of donations to the MVH

Chamber delivers boxes of donations to the MVH

on 14 November 2019

Members of the St. James Chamber of Commerce, local donors, and city officials delivered boxes of donated Christmas gifts to the Missouri Veterans Home-St. James on Monday. Part of the...

MVH honors residents during Veterans Day ceremony

MVH honors residents during Veterans Day ceremony

on 13 November 2019

The Missouri Veterans Home-St. James (MVH) held a Veterans Day ceremony to honor veterans living at the facility and the men and women who have served to defend America’s freedoms....

Crawford

Rain, dropping temps hurt MoDOT’s snow-removal efforts

Rain, dropping temps hurt MoDOT’s snow-removal efforts

on 16 November 2019

The Missouri Department of Transportation’s (MoDOT) response to the first batch of winter weather that hit the region last week left a little to be desired, at least to one...

Commission reviews bids for Thurman Lake Bridge project

on 09 November 2019

The Crawford County Commission met each Tuesday in October to conduct business as follows.

Assessor still refuses software change

on 08 November 2019

Crawford County Commissioners thought they were going to resolve software issues between the collector’s and assessor’s office on Tuesday, Nov. 5. but it didn’t happen—again. The ongoing problem with sharing...

Phelps

New members inducted into ECC Rolla Phi Theta Kappa Chapter

New members inducted into ECC Rolla Phi Theta Kappa Chapter

on 18 November 2019

New members of Phi Theta Kappa were inducted into the Beta Omicron (Rolla) chapter during the annual Fall Induction Ceremony held at East Central College’s location at the Rolla Technical...

The million-dollar degree: Missouri S&T tops in state, says Georgetown ROI study

on 16 November 2019

Is college worth it? That’s a question on the minds of many Americans today. A new study from Georgetown University identifies which universities in the U.S. provide the greatest long-term...

Missouri S&T’s Chem-E-Car earns second in international competition

Missouri S&T’s Chem-E-Car earns second in international competition

on 16 November 2019

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Chem-E-Car Design Team’s entry into the recent American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) national competition earned second place out of 44 competitors from around...

Bourbon

Leasburg Fire Department receives $5,000 GP grant

Leasburg Fire Department receives $5,000 GP grant

on 16 November 2019

The Leasburg Fire Department is one of more than 30 fire departments receiving a Georgia‐Pacific Bucket Brigade grant this year. The department was awarded $5,000 to help fund equipment needs,...

Halloween celebrated at Senior Center

Halloween celebrated at Senior Center

on 14 November 2019

On October 31 the Bourbon Senior Meal Program held a Halloween party. It was a spooktacular event with several participants and staff dressing up as unicorns, lady bugs, pumpkins, and...

Joining the American Legion helps make a difference

on 13 November 2019

The American Legion provides life-changing assistance and guidance for veterans, military personnel, their families and communities in thousands of ways every day around the world. Help comes in the form...

State and Regional

Governor announces launch of Youth Vaping Awareness Campaign 

18 November 2019

In a press conference today, Governor Mike Parson announced the launch of the state’s Clear the Air youth vaping awareness campaign to bring attention to the risks of using electronic...

Cold weather can be deadly: Last year, Missouri experienced 40 hypothermia deaths and 28 motorists died in winter weather-related crashes

16 November 2019

In 2018, 40 people in Missouri died as a result of low body temperatures due to prolonged exposure to cold weather, according to data from the Missouri Department of Health...

Governor announces Missouri One Start will train more than 42,000 workers statewide

14 November 2019

Today, Governor Mike Parson announced the award of more than $7.8 million to 226 projects across Missouri for customized training assistance through the Department of Economic Development’s Missouri One Start...

Outdoors

MDC reports 88,843 deer harvested during firearms opening weekend

18 November 2019

Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows that deer hunters in Missouri harvested 88,843 deer during the opening weekend of the November portion of the fall firearms...

Discover nature with MDC through Eagle Days

Discover nature with MDC through Eagle Days

14 November 2019

From December through February, Missouri's winter eagle watching is spectacular. Discover nature with the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) through Eagle Days events around the state or enjoy watching bald...

Social media was crowded with Youth Season deer kills

Social media was crowded with Youth Season deer kills

13 November 2019

I spend a lot of time in front of a computer pounding out outdoor article material. Last week proved to be one of my most enjoyable weeks ever. I became...

Entertainment

Auditions for 9-5 The Musical planned

07 November 2019

East Central College theatre is proud to announce auditions for their spring show, 9-5 The Musical with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton and the book by Patricia Resnick, the...

Mound Ridge hosting fundraiser at Steelville winery

29 October 2019

On Friday, Nov. 8, Mound Ridge Mission and Retreat Center will be holding a community fundraiser at Peaceful Bend Winery starting at 6:30 pm. This event is to support the...

‘Cirque Dreams Holidaze’ to be at the Fabulous Fox Theatre November 29-30

25 October 2019

CIRQUE DREAMS HOLIDAZE brings its latest electrifying and reimagined live family holiday spectacular to St. Louis’s Fabulous Fox Theatre with five unforgettable performances. This critically-acclaimed extravaganza is both a Broadway...

Letters to the Editor

Trump’s successes all come from Trump

on 14 November 2019

It’s amazing how many sleep walkers we have eating the problem and drinking the Kool-Aid that CNN, NBC, MSNBC, CBS, ABC, etc. are cooking up on a daily basis.

Presidents should be role models

on 14 November 2019

I am an Independent, leaning toward Republican voter and I’m writing in response to last week’s opinion on President Trump.

Still time to help with shoe boxes

on 14 November 2019

We are fast approaching the week for collection of Operation Christmas Child shoe boxes. You still have time to prepare a box or more to be collected the week of...

Opinions

Broadband still elusive 50 years after Internet’s birth

on 07 November 2019

By Eric Bohl On October 29, historians and computer scientists celebrated the 50th birthday of the internet. On that day in 1969, the very first login to the internet occurred....

Some impeachment similarities, contrasts

on 07 November 2019

By Phill Brooks There are some intriguing similarities, but also contrasts between the current U.S. House investigation of Pres. Donald Trump and last year's Missouri House investigation of Gov. Eric...

Fall agritourism can be a perfect family getaway

on 01 November 2019

By Eric Bohl After being stuck indoors throughout a wet year in Missouri, now is the perfect time to get out and enjoy the cool weather, beautiful leaves and rural...