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Leathers gives presentation on retail development strategies

Leathers gives presentation on retail development strategies

    Local government leaders representing the communities within Crawford County gathered Monday to ...

City council cuts out summer ball payment

    Steelville aldermen approved a new “Contract for Ball Programs” for the Steelville Sports Club a...

Man held after brutal assault

Man held after brutal assault

    A Steelville man is in jail after allegedly attacking another man with a tire iron and beating h...

Cuba Animal Control cat Patches finds the perfect match

Some stories tell themselves. They jump right out of life and slap themselves on the page, and you j...

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City awards bid for summer holiday fireworks

J&M Displays was awarded the city’s bid for a fireworks display to celebrate the Fourth of July. But the event will actually take place on Saturday, July 5 at Hood Park, as J&M Displays was already contracted to shoot fireworks elsewhere on July 4.

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Fire Auxiliary plans softball tournament

    The Steelville Fire Protection District Auxiliary will host a Cuffs & Ladders softball tournament on June 7 as a fundraiser for Fire Prevention Week activities. Everyone is welcome to gather a team to compete for the championship trophy and bragging rights—and organizers especially encourage first responders—fire and law enforcement departments and EMS crews—to plan to participate. Spectat...

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Tree City USA designation presented

Tree City USA designation presented

    The St. James Forestry Board has been seeking a grant to document and plan for tree replacement project in town. As part of the grant application, St. James has received a Tree City USA designation. Tree City representative Mike Fleischhauer presented members of the board new signage for the city in front of the St. James City Council Monday night.

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School bond approved

    Voters in Cuba extended a city sales tax and selected members to the school board on Tuesday. In Bourbon, voters also approved a school bond issue.

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Leathers gives presentation on retail development strategies

Leathers gives presentation on retail development strategies

    Local government leaders representing the communities within Crawford County gathered Monday to hear a presentation on retail development strategies offered by Mardy Leathers, president of Cuba Development Group (CDG) and Crawford County clerk. Representatives from the cities of Steelville and Cuba, Crawford County, and other local organizations came together to discuss possibilities for the r...

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Matt’s Steakhouse will host MDA Lock Up event

    The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) will be holding a Lock Up at Matt’s Steakhouse on Thursday, April 24. Participants will be “locked up” until they raise enough money to be “bailed out.” Each inmate will donate an hour of their time, or less if there are time restraints, and are requested to ask friends and family for donations for the cause.

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Gov. Nixon issues statement on data showing the impact of Senate Bill 509 on funding for local public schools

• Senate Bill 509 would drain $620 million annually from public education and other priorities.
 
JEFFERSON CITY – Gov. Jay Nixon today issued the following statement regarding data requested by the Missouri School Boards Association showing the impact Senate Bill 509 would have on local school districts across the state.

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MDC limits firearm antlerless permits for upcoming deer season

The Missouri Conservation Commission approved regulation changes at its meeting today (April 17) in Jefferson City that will reduce the availability of firearm antlerless deer hunting permits from “any number” in most of the state to one in most of the state.

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Clay Fest coming to Steelville

    The Steelville Arts Council will welcome the 2014 Steelville Clay Festival to Gallery Zeke next month. An exhibition centered around the ceramic arts will be on view Saturdays and Sundays throughout the month of May.

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Cardinals fall to Bismarck, beat Newburg

   The Steelville varsity baseball boys traveled to Bismarck on March 23 and lost a close one, by the final of 6-5. Steelville had just six hits in the game.


    Preston Griggs led the team in hits going 2-2 and scoring a run. Caleb Parry, Brandon Howdeshell, Adam Volner, and Blake Schneider each contributed one hit.
    Volner started the game on the hill for the Cardinals. He threw six innings, striking out nine, walking five, and was charged with three unearned runs. Lane Becker got the loss, pitching one-third of an inning, allowing three runs, one of which one was earned. Brandon Howdeshell pitched the final third of the last inning, walking two and striking out one.
    The team earned it first victory of the season against Newburg April 2, after dropping their first two games of the season. The Cardinal bats were hot in this one. The boys rattled out 12 hits, scored 11 runs, and won by the final score of 11-8.
    Caleb Earney led the offensive attack for Steelville going 3-3 at the plate, with two doubles, three stolen bases, and two RBI. Griggs went 2-3 with three RBI. Becker had a single, double, and two RBI.
    Becker earned the victory pitching four innings. He allowed two earned runs, struck out three, and walked three.
    The Cardinals will be back in action at 6:30 p.m. today (April 5) in the semifinals of the GVC tournament. They will also play in the final round of the tourney on Saturday at the Community Park.

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