California men arrested with drugs

Three California men face felony charges in Crawford County after attempting to evade law enforcement on Interstate 44 on New Year’s Day. The three were traveling in two separate cars and tried to escape but were unsuccessful.

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Dixon woman recounts challenging recovery after COVID-19

While, on average, about 98% of known COVID-19 patients in the US survive, this statistic needs some context, according to a Phelps Health employee who has battled the disease.

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Retkowski and Reiner crowned SHS Homecoming royalty - PHOTO GALLERY

The Steelville High School Homecoming King and Queen for 2022 are Sean Retkowski and Kylie Reiner, both juniors. The two were crowned during ceremonies held between the basketball games on Friday, January 14.

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Money takes over as new Chamber director

Kelly Money was named the new Chamber of Commerce Director after the tragic death of former Director Karen Hood last month in a car wreck.

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County jail escapee caught

A Crawford County Jail inmate incorrectly released was quickly apprehended and once again incarcerated last week.

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Cuba

California men arrested with drugs

on 18 January 2022

Three California men face felony charges in Crawford County after attempting to evade law enforcement on Interstate 44 on New Year’s Day. The three were traveling in two separate cars...

Council approves security request, contracts

on 11 January 2022

Additional security measures could soon be in place at the city’s new mechanic shop and tree trimming work should be underway soon. A motion to install cameras and an alarm...

School district seeing increased illnesses

on 11 January 2022

The Cuba School District is currently dealing with an increase in illnesses among both students and staff throughout its campus. All of it, however, is not strictly related to COVID-19.

Steelville

Woodward confronts police chief about dog pound

on 22 January 2022

Rosemary Woodward, founder of the local animal rescue organization Santana’s Hope 4 Paws, has accused Steelville Police Chief Mike Sherman, who is in charge of the city’s dog pound, of...

SFPD responds to house fires

on 19 January 2022

The Steelville Fire Protection District has responded to two calls for structure fires to date in the month of January.

Steelville Telephone makes book donation

Steelville Telephone makes book donation

on 19 January 2022

Laura Martin of Steelville Telephone shows off the November Book Buddy books recently donated to the Steelville Elementary School library by the company as part of Three Rivers Publishing’s Newspapers...

St. James

Carney joins Caring Center, Senior Center

on 21 January 2022

Sarah Carney has joined the St. James Senior Center/Caring Center as the Administrative Coordinator. She’ll be spearheading marketing, outreach, activities, and programming at the Centers. Contact her if you’d like...

Repairs to Lift Station 2 nearly complete

Repairs to Lift Station 2 nearly complete

on 20 January 2022

The renovation of the city’s sewage Lift Station #2 is nearly complete, with Smith & Edwards working to install two new pumps and a control system at the site, located...

Programs available to aid with heating bills

on 20 January 2022

Winter has come to the area and many in the community struggle to pay their heating bills when temperatures drop. The city of St. James has provided information regarding programs...

Crawford

Burglary charges filed for New Year’s break-in

on 20 January 2022

A homeless couple with local ties face charges for burglary and property damage after allegedly attempting to enter a Crawford County residence without permission on January 1.

August primary filing dates announced

on 20 January 2022

Filing dates for those seeking county and state offices in the August 2 Primary Election have been announced. A wide range of positions will be up for reelection, including six...

County jail escapee caught

County jail escapee caught

on 19 January 2022

A Crawford County Jail inmate incorrectly released was quickly apprehended and once again incarcerated last week.

Phelps

Program planned, Land joins membership

Program planned, Land joins membership

on 20 January 2022

Noah Coleman Chapter NSDAR New Year schedule begins January 22 with a program titled “Rebel in the Woods,” presented by Danny R. Creason, member of the Ozark Patriots SAR.

Two Campus Performing Arts Series performances scheduled for February canceled

on 19 January 2022

Two February performances that were part of Missouri S&T’s Campus Performing Arts Series have been canceled.

Dixon woman recounts challenging recovery after COVID-19

Dixon woman recounts challenging recovery after COVID-19

on 19 January 2022

While, on average, about 98% of known COVID-19 patients in the US survive, this statistic needs some context, according to a Phelps Health employee who has battled the disease.

Bourbon

Coldwell Banker-Reeves makes book donation

Coldwell Banker-Reeves makes book donation

on 19 January 2022

Corey Lawrence of Coldwell Banker-Reeves shows off the December Book Buddy books recently donated by the business to the Bourbon Elementary School Library as part of Three Rivers Publishing’s Newspapers...

BHS homecming scheduled for Friday

BHS homecming scheduled for Friday

on 18 January 2022

Bourbon High School will celebrate its annual homecoming on Friday, January 21, when the boys basketball teams take on Stoutland.

Bourbon School Board updates COVID policy

on 28 December 2021

The Bourbon School Board has updated the district’s Safe Return to In-person Instruction and Continuity of Services Plan for the 2021-22 school year. As has been the case with other...

State and Regional

Federal medical team headed to St. Louis to assist hospital staff following state request  

22 January 2022

On Friday, Governor Mike Parson announced a specialized medical team of U.S. military personnel, which includes doctors and nurses, is being deployed to the St. Louis region to support hospital...

Bipartisan commission approves new Missouri House districts

Bipartisan commission approves new Missouri House districts

21 January 2022

By The Missouri IndependentAs the Missouri House finalized its version of a new Congressional map Wednesday, a panel of 20 Republicans and Democrats agreed on a new map for the...

New scholarship provides reimbursement for high school students taking DC/DE courses

20 January 2022

Students in Missouri have a new option to help them pay for college courses during their junior and senior years of high school. The Missouri Department of Higher Education &...

Outdoors

Boating safety courses offered

21 January 2022

Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, announces the Patrol is offering boating safety courses to inform and motivate boaters to prepare for the boating season....

An end and a beginning

20 January 2022

By Larry Dablemont It is hard to describe the feelings and emotions you have watching an old companion you have raised from a puppy make his last retrieve. Unable to...

MDC naturalist explains how wildlife survive winter on their own

20 January 2022

Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) Naturalist Alex Homes said though the motivation may be sincere, “there’s no need to rescue wildlife during wintertime,” as each species knows how to endure...

Entertainment

Mix and match style and discarded items at S&T’S ‘trashion’ show Tuesday, March 1

05 January 2022

The Center for Arts and Innovation will award $1,000 in prizes to teams of students that participate in S&T’s upcoming “trashion” show at noon Tuesday, March 1, in the atrium...

The Prom to play at the Fabulous Fox Theatre

04 January 2022

Producers and co-Presidents of the Prom Committee are excited that the National Tour of the 2019 Drama Desk Award winner for Outstanding Musical THE PROM will play at the Fabulous...

Missouri S&T’s campus Performing Arts Series presents nationally touring production of ‘Hamlet’s Big Adventure’

29 December 2021

The nationally touring production of “Hamlet’s Big Adventure, a Reduced Shakespeare Company Production” will be performed for one night only in January.

Letters to the Editor

Transit concealed carry must be denied

on 20 January 2022

The Missouri 2022 Legislative Session is underway, and two bills have been introduced that would allow individuals with conceal/carry permits to have firearms on public transit buses, vans, trains and...

The faulty gospel of Don

on 20 January 2022

Don, just because people disagree with others does not make either side right or wrong, just different.

You don’t know communism

on 20 January 2022

I read the lengthy obviously heartfelt discourse. Mr. Tracy’s argument problem is based on a faulty premise which then discounts his conclusions.

Opinions

Getting public records shouldn’t be expensive

on 20 January 2022

Should Missouri taxpayers have to pay exorbitant fees to get copies of records that are open to the public? Governor Mike Parson thinks so.

Farm Bureau survey paints tentative picture of 2022

on 20 January 2022

By Garrett Hawkins There are a few places in Appleton folks gather to drink coffee and swap stories each morning. I typically catch up on news at the hardware or...

New year, new hope for rural America in the fight against COVID

on 13 January 2022

By Alan Morgan and John M. Bridgeland A New Year rings in and the COVID pandemic is still with us. Pandemic fatigue is understandable at this point. But the loss...