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CHS crowns new royal couple at homecoming - PHOTO GALLERY

CHS crowns new royal couple at homecoming - PHOTO GALLERY

Gabrielle Smith and Kenny Highley were crowned Cuba High School’s Homecoming 2014 queen and king dur...

Local women are working to keep elementary kids warm this winter

Local women are working to keep elementary kids warm this winter

    Two retired St. James women have started a project producing hats for the preschool and kinderga...

Run, kayak, mud race raises $4,200 for track repairs - PHOTO GALLERY

Run, kayak, mud race raises $4,200 for track repairs - PHOTO GALLERY

    “Run, kayak, get messy” was the theme for the Riverat Challenge held in Steelville on Saturday. ...

Crawford Electric conducts annual business meeting

Crawford Electric conducts annual business meeting

    A stormy morning didn’t deter hundreds of member-owners of Crawford Electric who turned out Sept...

Crawford County has a new conservation agent

Crawford County has a new conservation agent

Crawford County once again has two agents of the Missouri Department of Conservation working in the ...

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CHS crowns new royal couple at homecoming - PHOTO GALLERY

CHS crowns new royal couple at homecoming - PHOTO GALLERY

Gabrielle Smith and Kenny Highley were crowned Cuba High School’s Homecoming 2014 queen and king during a coronation ceremony at the football field on Friday night. Although it was a cool evening showing first signs of fall, the ceremony managed to go off without any wet weather, as the mist and sprinkles of rain did not begin to fall until after the football game started. 

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Retiring queen recently competed at state fair

Retiring queen recently competed at state fair

    Kelsie Booker, crowned both as Harvest Festival Queen in 2013, and then as Crawford County Fair Queen in 2014, competed in the Missouri State Fair queen contest early in August. She was one of 57 contestants,and an unofficial ranking placed her at number 14 out of the group.

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Local youth headed to American Royal

Local youth headed to American Royal

    Colton and Cierra Hamilton have qualified for the 2014 American Royal Invitational Youth Rodeo. The Competition will be held from September 23-26 featuring top student-athletes vying for scholarships and educational awards.

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Crawford Electric conducts annual business meeting

Crawford Electric conducts annual business meeting

    A stormy morning didn’t deter hundreds of member-owners of Crawford Electric who turned out September 10 for the 74th annual meeting of the cooperative. The skies had cleared by late morning, when more than 1,200 people were able to enjoy a steak sandwich lunch cooked by the Crawford County Cattlemen.

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Students still seeking veterans’ names

    Steelville Middle School students continue their search for Vietnam War Era veterans of Crawford County. The 7th/8th grade Current Events class is looking for the names and contact information for those men and women who served in the military between February 28, 1961 and May 7, 1975.

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Troop I to host Corporal Michael E. Webster Memorial Blood Drive

Captain James W. Remillard, commanding officer of Troop I, would like to invite the public to take part in the “Red Cross, Troop I Michael E. Webster Memorial Blood Drive” on Friday, October 3, 2014. The blood drive will be held at the Troop I Headquarters located at 1301 Nagogami Road West, Rolla, Missouri. The drive will begin at noon and conclude at 4 pm. All presenting donors are reminded to p...

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Discover nature with elk driving tours

An additional route will make it easier than ever to see Missouri’s wild elk this year, according to the Missouri Department of Conservation.

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MS&T to hold cultural celebration

    For the fifth consecutive year, Missouri University of Science and Technology and Rolla residents will unite to host Celebration of Nations on Sept. 27. This year, the multicultural event will feature a performance by the popular bluegrass group Jimmie Allison and the Ozark Rounders.

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SHS track teams do well in first two meets

    The Steelville High School boys and girls track teams started the season very well, competing in the Ware Are We Invitational at Grandview High School in Hillsboro on April 2. There were 12 teams competing in the meet and the boys came away with a second place overall finish, while the girls finished fourth.  


    Sarah usher had a fine day in the distance events for the ladies team. She finished second in the 1600 (5:49) and third in the 3200 (12:57). Third-place finishers for the ladies were Mariah Zeiss in the pole vault (6’), Rachel Stice in the shot put (28’5”) and Lela Chambers in the discus (84’06”). In the team scoring, the Lady Cards finished with 65 points, trailing only to Jefferson R-VII, Valle Catholic, and Cuba.
    Brennan Cape recorded the only first-place finish for the Cardinals, winning the 3200 (10:45). Second-place finishers for the Cards were Devon Harmon in the discus (113’02”) and the 4X800 relay team (8:54).
    Cape also earned a third-place finish in the 1600 (4:51).  Other third-place finishers were Jeffery Cunningham in both the 110 hurdles (19.54) and the 300 hurdles (48.08), Jimmy Weaver in the high jump (5’8”), the 4X200 meter relay (1:42) and 4X400 meter relay team (3:59).  The boys trailed only Valle Catholic in overall team points.
    On April 4, the teams traveled to Sullivan for the Sullivan Invitational. Teams attending this meet were Steelville, New Haven, Pacific, St. Clair, Sullivan and Viburnum.
    Top performers for the ladies were Usher winning both the 1600 (5:53) and the 3200 (13:00) and Madison McClain finishing third in the 3200 (13:41).
    The Steelville boys collected four first-place finishes. Cape won the 1600 (4:57) and the 3200 (10:36), while Weaver won the high jump (5’8”) and the triple jump (38’7”).
    Cape also claimed second in the 800 (2:12). Third-places finished belonged to the 4X200 meter relay (1:42) and the 4X400 meter relay (3:56).

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