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Man pulls gun on police, dies in house fire

Cuba police responding to a domestic disturbance call at 1 a.m. on Sunday, January 18 got more than ...

Art in the Park returning to Steelville

Art in the Park is coming back to Steelville this spring and promises another enjoyable day of creat...

Canine search yields nothing on missing woman

Canine search yields nothing on missing woman

A canine search and rescue team from the Eureka Fire Protection District was called on last week to ...

Nighttime run will benefit local woman and first responders

    Runners, joggers, walkers, and those who like to help others should plan now to take part in the...

Huge sculpture planned at Visitors Center - PHOTO GALLERY

Huge sculpture planned at Visitors Center - PHOTO GALLERY

It could be the biggest thing to ever hit the town of Cuba. In fact, it is almost sure to be.
An all-...

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Man pulls gun on police, dies in house fire

Cuba police responding to a domestic disturbance call at 1 a.m. on Sunday, January 18 got more than what they bargained for. Authorities suspect that a man involved in the disturbance with his girlfriend may have set fire to his own home and then died in the fire. The matter is still under investigation.

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Beers and Diaz crowned SHS homecoming king and queen - PHOTO GALLERY

Beers and Diaz crowned SHS homecoming king and queen - PHOTO GALLERY

Two seniors were crowned as the 2015 homecoming king and queen: Jacob Beers and Carlee Diaz. The coronation took place as part of homecoming festivities at Steelville High School on Friday, January 23.

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Gov. Nixon outlines proposed construction of new state veterans’ home, renovations for existing homes

    Gov. Jay Nixon provided additional details Monday about two proposals he is making to help care for Missouri’s veterans. Speaking in Jefferson City to the Missouri Association of Veterans Organizations, the Governor talked about his plans to complete $14.5 million in needed repair and renovations at four of the homes, and to construct a new veterans’ home to reduce the list of veterans waiting...

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Bourbon Community Center receives grant

    The Bourbon Area Community Center received a grant of $1,000 from the Bourbon Community Foundation to help with the new lighting project at the center.  Foundation President, Mary Heywood presented the check to Barb Condren at the center last week.

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John Britton served his community well

John Britton served his community well

Both Cuba and Steelville mourn the loss of a man devoted to making his community a better place. John Britton, actively involved in a variety of endeavors in both cities for many years, died on Wednesday, January 21, at the age of 86.

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MU Extension and USDA hosting Farm Bill meeting

The 2014 Farm Bill contains several provisions that enable farmers and landowners to make decisions regarding their involvement in federal farm programs.  Landowners will have the opportunity to reallocate base acres on individual farms as well as update yield information that is used to determine some farm program payments.

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Missouri, as part of 25-state consortium, designates new Hepatitis C drug for Medicaid patients

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – The State of Missouri, as part of a 25-state purchasing consortium that includes Texas, Michigan, and Wisconsin, entered into an agreement on Jan. 22, 2015 to begin using Viekira for Medicaid patients with Hepatitis C who meet certain medical criteria. Viekira was recently approved by the FDA on Dec. 19, 2014.

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MDC and partners to hold native landscaping workshop for homeowners

MDC and partners to hold native landscaping workshop for homeowners

If there was a way to beautify a landscape, lower the cost of maintaining it, and help wildlife in the process, it would seem to be a natural choice. Selecting native plants can achieve all these goals . . . and it's something just about any homeowner in the St. Louis region can do.

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Art in the Park returning to Steelville

Art in the Park is coming back to Steelville this spring and promises another enjoyable day of creative fun for people of all ages. The annual event, sponsored by the Steelville Arts Council, is scheduled for Saturday, April 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Steelville Community Park.

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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.