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Last updateWed, 20 Aug 2014 12pm

Two more charged in hit-and-run case

    Two more people have been charged in connection with the fatal hit-and-run accident that left a ...

Harvest Festival schedule announced

     Steelville’s 50th Annual Harvest Festival, sponsored by the Steelville Area Chamber of Commerce...

MDC stocks larger brown trout in Meramec River

MDC stocks larger brown trout in Meramec River

Conservation makes Missouri a great place to fish. And for those who love to pursue brown trout in t...

Grandmother from New Jersey charged in Crawford County

    The woman who made national news for allegedly abducting her granddaughter now faces charges in ...

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McGinnis Wood receives safety recognition

McGinnis Wood receives safety recognition

The Missouri Department of Labor’s On-Site Safety and Health Consultation Program announced that McGinnis Wood Products, Inc. is the newest member of Missouri’s Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP). A midday ceremony was held at the Cuba barrel factory recently to recognize the company and its employees for the SHARP award.

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Start of school year went well

Start of school year went well

    Steelville students are back in school and Superintendent Mike Whittaker reported the start of the 2014-15 school year has gone smoothly. “So far, things are really good,” he said. “There have been very few problems.”

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You can help ‘Change This World’ Saturday

    On Saturday, August 23, an organization called Change This World (CTW) will be at the St. James Community Hall in Nelson Hart Park to pack 50,000 meals. Beginning at 9 a.m., volunteers from the community will join together to package balanced meals for those suffering from hunger around the world.

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POW from WW2 honored for his service to American Legion

POW from WW2 honored for his service to American Legion

On Saturday, July 19 members of American Legion Post 81 in Bourbon and its Auxiliary gathered to celebrate William Reid Stephens for 70 years of dedicated service to the American Legion. In attendance to celebrate Stephens’ magnificent milestone was American Legion State Commander Dennis Welchie.

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Back Tax Sale set for Monday

    The Crawford County Annual Back Tax Sale will be held on Monday, August 25 at 10 a.m. on the courthouse steps. This sale date is set by state statute, and Missouri law governs the details connected to how the sale is conducted and the rights of both delinquent taxpayers and purchasers of the real estate sold at this auction.

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Sales tax revenue still strong

    During the week of August 14, Phelps County commissioners:
    • Approved the Quarterly Reimbursement Report for the Tough on Trash Grant in the amount of $2,375.25.

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Statement from Gov. Nixon regarding the ongoing situation in Ferguson and role of National Guard

• Guard’s mission limited in scope; tasked with protecting the Unified Command Center so law enforcement can protect peaceful protestors, citizens and property
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – The following is a statement from Gov. Jay Nixon regarding the ongoing situation in Ferguson, MO:

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Summer fishing and shallow water

Summer fishing and shallow water

    After last week’s column on jitterbug fishing at night in streams, I had a couple of readers complain that they were unable to paddle a canoe and spend the night on a gravel bar, and wanted to know if jitterbugs worked at night on Ozark lakes, like Norfork, Bull Shoals and Beaver, or Stockton, Pomme de Terre or Lake of the Ozarks.

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Quilt Show returning to Gallery Zeke

    The 2nd Annual Show-Me Quilt Show and Vintage Quilt Exhibition, presented by the Steelville Arts Council, is coming to Gallery Zeke next month. The quilt show will be held the first week of September—from September 1 to 7—with competitors vying for prizes in several different categories.

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