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Asphalt going down on new all-weather track

Asphalt going down on new all-weather track

    The St. James Board of Education was given an update on construction occurring in the district o...

McGinnis Wood Products, Inc. is among Best in Workplace Safety

• Department of Labor Bestows Company with Prestigious SHARP Award
The Missouri Department of Labor’s...

Area residents taking 1,063-mile float

Area residents taking 1,063-mile float

    Not everyone has the same idea of making a dream come true. For Allen McGuire, of Potosi, a drea...

County on track for record sales tax year

    Crawford County sales tax revenue continues to trend upwardly for 2014. Six months into the year...

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McGinnis Wood Products, Inc. is among Best in Workplace Safety

• Department of Labor Bestows Company with Prestigious SHARP Award
The Missouri Department of Labor’s On-Site Safety and Health Consultation Program announced McGinnis Wood Products, Inc. as the newest member of Missouri’s Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP).

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City trying to market old San Val bulding

City trying to market old San Val bulding

    The city of Steelville will soon be advertising the availability of the old San Val building. Aldermen agreed at Monday’s city council meeting to purchase a banner to install in front of the former factory to begin the process of letting the public know it could be utilized. Comptroller Jennifer Basham also pointed out that there are websites that allow government entities to post such items a...

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Asphalt going down on new all-weather track

Asphalt going down on new all-weather track

    The St. James Board of Education was given an update on construction occurring in the district on July 17. Lloyd Pooker, of Creative Construction Solutions, informed the board that construction is moving forward and will be completed prior to fall sports. Weather delays have pushed the project back a bit, but it should still be finished soon.

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Annual Bourbon High School All Class Reunion planned for September 13

    Plans are underway for the 3rd Annual BHS All Class Reunion to be held Saturday, September 13 at the Bourbon Community Center.  The BHS Alumni Board meetings are usually held the second Friday of the month at area sponsors.

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Fair numbers up for 2014

The 2014 Crawford County Fair is being touted as an overall success by the Fair Board. With some new and different events happening from the previous years, more people came to the fairgrounds to find out what the new events were all about.

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Long-term drug investigation leads to numerous arrests on Tuesday

At approximately 6 a.m. on July 22, members of the South Central Drug Task Force, in coordination with the Phelps County Sheriff’s Department, Rolla (MO) Police Department, and the Missouri State Highway Patrol, concluded a long-term narcotics investigation in Phelps County.

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Area residents taking 1,063-mile float

Area residents taking 1,063-mile float

    Not everyone has the same idea of making a dream come true. For Allen McGuire, of Potosi, a dream come true would be completing something he has never done with someone who means the world to him. Starting August 1, McGuire will attempt to bring this dream to reality as he and his son Jacob set out for a 50-day canoe trip from Huzzah Valley to the Gulf of Mexico, a distance of 1,063 miles.

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Cabaret performances returning to OAT

Ozark Actors Theatre is building on the well-received Cabaret performances of the summer of 2013 by introducing a Summer Series of Cabaret, presented by our guest performers. This Cabaret Series will be three original, intimate evenings of incredible song so you can get to know the OAT stars in a completely new way!

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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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