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Democrats outspending Republicans in election

    Final financial disclosure reports for candidates for the November 4 General Election were due o...

County clerk position up for grabs in Tuesday’s election

County clerk position up for grabs in Tuesday’s election

    Republican Pam Grow and Democrat Paul Long are running for the office of Phelps County clerk in ...

Big crowd enjoys Pumpkin Village - PHOTO GALLERY

Big crowd enjoys Pumpkin Village - PHOTO GALLERY

    Beautiful weather and lots of Halloween fun brought a big crowd out to the 2014 Pumpkin Village ...

Two St. James men seek state rep post

Two St. James men seek state rep post

    Two political newcomers are seeking the office of 120th District State Representative in the Nov...

Seay, Howald running for county prosecutor

Seay, Howald running for county prosecutor

    In the race for Crawford County Prosecuting Attorney, incumbent Democrat Bill Seay is being chal...

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Big crowd enjoys Pumpkin Village - PHOTO GALLERY

Big crowd enjoys Pumpkin Village - PHOTO GALLERY

    Beautiful weather and lots of Halloween fun brought a big crowd out to the 2014 Pumpkin Village in Steelville on Saturday night. There were a wide variety of both fun and scary costumes in evidence and a park full of great activities to enjoy. This was the seventh year for the free event, which is sponsored by the city of Steelville.

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Conservation class clearning glade area in local park

    Through the Missouri Department of Conservation and the University of Missouri Extension, a Master Naturalists class is offered every 18 months to certify volunteer citizens in the knowledge of local conservation. Master Naturalists are instructed in all areas of Missouri ecology, including our unique Ozark geology which houses a vast variety of plants, animals and trees.

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After historic baseball career with Cardinals, Jim Bottomley called Crawford County home

After historic baseball career with Cardinals, Jim Bottomley called Crawford County home

    Dee Caldwell sat next to her grandmother on a warm summer's day at Sportsman’s Park in St. Louis. The grandmother, a matronly lady from the Soulard District of the city, was tense as the game unfolded and the Cardinals chased the 1931 National League Pennant. Suddenly, the old woman rose to her feet and shouted, "Come on Sunny Jim, get a hit."

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Democrats outspending Republicans in election

    Final financial disclosure reports for candidates for the November 4 General Election were due on Monday to the Crawford County Clerk’s office. The reports show both total receipts and expenditures for this election and revealed that both incumbent Democrats are greatly outspending their Republican challengers.

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Incumbent Democrat faces opposition for Division 2 judgeship

Incumbent Democrat faces opposition for Division 2 judgeship

    Incumbent Phelps County Division 2 Associate Circuit Judge Ken Clayton, a Democrat, is being challenged by Republican Mark Calvert in Tuesday’s election. Each was contacted by the Saint James Press to discuss their candidacy. Their responses follow.

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Secretary of State Investor Alert urging Missourians to take steps to protect their identities online

Jefferson City, Mo. — Secretary of State Jason Kander today issued an Investor Alert marking National Identity Protection Week (October 27-31), and encouraging Missourians to use six simple tips to protect themselves from online identity theft. National Identity Protection Week is a project led by the Federal Trade Commission, National Bankers Association and the National Sheriffs’ Association.

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MDC encourages sending butternut tree seeds to state nursery

MDC encourages sending butternut tree seeds to state nursery

    Now is a great time to send butternut tree seeds to the state nursery, according to the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC). Ed Hovis, a MDC forestry resource technician, said butternut trees are somewhat rare in our area and they desperately need help. This is why he takes time on and off the job to find and collect butternut tree seeds and send them to the George O. White State Nursery...

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Trick-or-treat at Missouri S&T

The Chancellor’s Leadership Academy at Missouri University of Science and Technology will host its annual Trunk-or-Treat event to give area kids 6th grade and under a safe and fun place to trick-or-treat this Halloween.

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BMS track teams do well in Vienna

    Bourbon Middle School track season got under way when the Warhawks traveled to Vienna last Thursday.

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    The boys were led by Kyle Wilkenson, who finished first in the 100 meters, and Tyler Valley, who finished first in the 800. Tyler Valley, Dakota Lawrence, Eli Sheffel and Jerrod Nolie also finished first the 4x800.
    Chris Fritz finished sixth in the 100. In the 200, Lane Licklider finished second and Brandon Siess finished fourth. Jerrod Nolie finished fourth in the 400 meter. Dakota Studdard finished sixth and Garret Joslin finished eighth in the 1200. Dakota Lawrence finished third and Tyler Brust finished sixth in the 75 hurdles.
    Chance Fields, Chris Tackett, Kyle Rodriguez and Chris Fritz finished fourth in the 4x100. Kyle Wilkenson, Dakota Lawrence, Adam Walker and Jerrod Nolie finished third in the 4x400. Kyle Wilkenson finished second and Brandon Siess finished fifth in shot put. Tyler Valley and Eli Sheffel tied for second and Adam Walker finished sixth in the high jump. Kyle Wilkenson finished eighth in the Long Jump.
    For the girls, Callie Shelton finished third and Dani Baily finished seventh in the 400 meter. Hannah Mauer finished seventh in the 800 meter. Dani Baily finished seventh in the 1200 meter.
    Mackenzie Courtoise, Sierra Jones, Abby Cornman and Sam Witt finished eighth in the 4x100. Hannah Mauer, Elleni Kardashian, Jenny O'neil and Felicity Henderson finished seventh in the 4x200. Sam Witt, Carly Summers, Dani Baily and Callie Shelton finished fifth in the 4x400. Kaitlyn Nowack finished fifth in discus.  

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