Last updateWed, 04 Dec 2013 1pm
Candidates seeking office in the citywide election next April may begin filing their official election paperwork for it this month. Candidacy filing begins on Tuesday, December 17 and ends on Tuesday, January 21. There are seats becoming open next spring on city councils, school boards, and ambulance districts.
Further investigation into the case of Facebook threats against a Steelville High School student has led to a new arrest, and the withdrawal of charges against the initial suspect.
This Saturday marks the return of the annual Christmas Parade to downtown St. James. The parade will begin at 5 p.m. starting at the Missouri Veterans Home and traveling to the John F. Hodge High School. Bands, floats, and Santa will be participating in a “Christmas Characters” theme.
One month into the recently launched 1:1 Technology Initiative at Bourbon High School, the changes in the learning environment are evident for this year’s freshman class students.
A man known for having a lot to say will be saying it behind prison bars for the next three decades: A Franklin County judge has sentenced Jeffrey Weinhaus to serve 30 years in a Missouri state prison for crimes he committed against law enforcement officers in an armed showdown over a year ago.
A public hearing was held on November 26 to allow public comment on a bridge replacement project over the Dry Fork Creek west of St. James on Highway 8. Residents filled Lucy Wortham James Elementary School to learn about the project and voice their opinions on the best time for the project. Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) officials spoke and took comments from citizens.
We decided to take a short float trip one afternoon, down the river bordering some public hunting land. We have killed several deer in such a manner, just drifting along so slowly and so quietly you are scarcely noticed by wild creatures along the stream. Often we cover the boat with a blind, but that afternoon, we didn’t. Not much reason to disguise it when the occupants are wearing blaze ora...
Arts Rolla is pleased to present the work of two award winning Missouri artists, Lorraine McFarland and Carol Broyles, during the month of December and to invite the public to the First Friday, opening reception on December 6, 2013 from 5 pm to 7 pm. Original work and gilcee prints will be featured at The Centre, Rolla’s Health and Wellness Complex located at 1200 N. Holloway, Rolla, MO througho...