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Special election called for new library tax vote

    St. James voters will get another chance to vote on the proposed library tax after Circuit Court...

Eleven will vie for HF queen title

Eleven will vie for HF queen title

    Eleven young ladies from Steelville will compete for the title of 2014 Harvest Festival Queen th...

Queen candidates, Chamber getting ready for 81st GFF

Queen candidates, Chamber getting ready for 81st GFF

    The 81st Annual Grape and Fall Festival is coming to St. James soon. Area residents will have pl...

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 ...

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Cuba Schools open without a hitch

Cuba Schools open without a hitch

Things went smoothly at the Cuba Schools on the first day, and have only gotten smoother in the days since, say administrators. Classes resumed at the school district last Thursday.

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Eleven will vie for HF queen title

Eleven will vie for HF queen title

    Eleven young ladies from Steelville will compete for the title of 2014 Harvest Festival Queen this year. These young women will take the stage at the Meramec Music Theatre on Thursday, September 4, and one will end the evening’s pageant wearing the queen’s crown.

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Group celebrates 79th anniversary of Social Security at Veterans Home

Group celebrates 79th anniversary of Social Security at Veterans Home

    Residents of the St. James Missouri Veterans Home celebrated the 79th anniversary of Social Security with members of the Missouri Alliance for Retired Americans. Volunteers from the Alliance honored the veterans with balloons and a big cake. A bingo game was also provided for entertainment during the celebration.

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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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Crocker sentenced to 25 years for Meramec River shooting

    James Crocker was formally sentenced to 25 years in prison by Judge Kelly Parker on Tuesday, August 19, despite his complaints that his attorney had not defended him well.

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Missouri S&T helps PCB install solar panels

ROLLA, Mo. – Phelps County Bank’s downtown Rolla location will be drawing some of its power from the sun next spring, thanks to a partnership between the bank and Missouri University of Science and Technology. The historic four-story building at 718 N. Pine was once the Edwin Long Hotel and has been the home of Phelps County Bank (PCB) for more than 50 years.

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Colorado man pleads guilty to illegally trafficking paddlefish

Colorado man pleads guilty to illegally trafficking paddlefish

Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced today that a Colorado man has pleaded guilty in federal court to illegally trafficking in paddlefish caviar after being caught in an undercover operation in the Warsaw, Mo., area.

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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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