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

Cuba ADA, other area road work nearly completed

Cuba ADA, other area road work nearly completed

on 19 November 2019

Approximately $1.5 million in handicapped sidewalk improvements in Cuba and a major sealing project on Highway 19 throughout Crawford County are just about to be completed, with contractors hoping to...

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...

Steelville

Argument leads to assault charges

on 19 November 2019

Domestic assault charges have been filed against a Steelville woman who allegedly hit another woman during an argument that escalated into a physical altercation on November 1.

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.

St. James

Chamber seeking food vendors for Christmas parade

on 19 November 2019

The St. James Chamber of Commerce has made some slight alterations to this year’s Christmas parade schedule and route and is also seeking food vendors to offer refreshment options during...

Council hears tourism presentation

on 19 November 2019

Promoting tourism is something every city hopes to accomplish, and City Administrator Jim Fleming recently shared some information with the St. James City Council, highlighting areas of strength and weakness...

High school students honor veterans

High school students honor veterans

on 19 November 2019

Retired United State Air Force Captain Sandi Troup was a guest speaker at a Veterans Day assembly held at St. James High School Monday morning. Students organized the ceremony, which...

Crawford

Drunk driver hits tow truck

on 19 November 2019

A Steelville man has been charged with felony DWI after being involved in a wreck on November 9.

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.

Phelps

Meeting canceled, decoration taking place

on 19 November 2019

Noah Coleman Chapter DAR November 23 meeting will NOT meet as usual at 11:30 at Sybill’s in St. James.

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...

Bourbon

Santa delays his visit to Bourbon

on 19 November 2019

The Bourbon Boosters had announced that Santa would make his annual visit to Bourbon for the Christmas Tree Lighting on December 5, but due to a glitch in his schedule,...

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...

State and Regional

Governor announces weight allowance for heavier than normal loads of heating fuel

19 November 2019

On Monday, Governor Mike Parson announced an allowance for heavier-than-normal truckloads of heating fuel such as propane, natural gas, and heating oil to travel on Missouri highways in relief of...

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...

Outdoors

MDC thanks deer hunters for help with CWD sampling

19 November 2019

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) thanks the many thousands of deer hunters who participated in its mandatory CWD sampling efforts in 29 counties Nov. 16 and 17 during the...

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...

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...