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Water district patrons seeking some answers

Water district patrons seeking some answers

• PWSD #4 customers may seek legal action in hopes of reducing fees, improving service
    Residents ...

Man leads cops on high-speed chase

    A pursuit that began in Steelville and ended near Onondaga Cave south of Leasburg has resulted i...

Public invited to SEMA meeting on disaster organization

On Thursday, Dec. 4, the Crawford County Coalition will hold its next monthly meeting at the Cuba Un...

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Steelville youth receive MCB honors in hometown

Steelville youth receive MCB honors in hometown

    Steelville youth were recognized for their recent achievements at the Missouri Community Betterment conference this year at a special event held at the Middle School on November 19. MCB Executive Director Jan Simon came to Steelville to talk about the awards Steelville youth received and present a sign to be posted in the town.

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Late audit filing ‘not a major item’

    Courtney Wegman, of Larry Hart and Associates, spoke to members of the St. James Schools Board of Education November 20 about an audit mistake made and how the issue is being addressed. Wegman said filing of an audit in 2010 was mishandled by the school’s underwriting firm, but will not cause any repercussions to the district.

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Auction, lunch being held

    The First United Methodist Church of Bourbon is trying something new this year.
    Instead of the regular Christmas Bazaar and bake sale as their annual fund raiser, it was decided to have a silent auction and lunch with homemade soups and chili, hot dogs, chili dogs, drinks and desserts with carry outs available.

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Man leads cops on high-speed chase

    A pursuit that began in Steelville and ended near Onondaga Cave south of Leasburg has resulted in two charges of resisting arrest for a De Soto man.

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Water district patrons seeking some answers

Water district patrons seeking some answers

• PWSD #4 customers may seek legal action in hopes of reducing fees, improving service
    Residents of the Phelps Water Sewer District #4 (PWSD) met on Sunday to discuss the state of the district and options moving forward as residents face increasing rates. Organized by members of the district, Attorney Shane Grayson was on hand to discuss possible legal action open to the district.

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Coordinated mental health efforts continuing in St. Louis area; multi-agency Resilience Coalition has worked since August to help provide support to community

JEFFERSON CITY – The Missouri Resilience Coalition, a group of public and private sector mental health care advocates in the St. Louis area, is continuing to provide mental health support and services to children, families and residents of Ferguson and the surrounding areas. Gov. Jay Nixon said mental health professionals from Coalition members are in place, and additional mental health profession...

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Cowtown USA sponsors Ray Eye Turkey Camp

Cowtown USA sponsors Ray Eye Turkey Camp

    Cowtown USA, in Cuba, recently sponsored world famous turkey hunter Ray Eye’s fall media turkey hunt on the Big Piney River in Texas County. Eye brought in outdoor writers and outdoor products representatives from to test products, turkey hunt, gather story material, produce radio shows and video for the outdoor media markets across the country.

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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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