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Three Republicans seeking nomination for Associate Circuit Judge

Three Republicans seeking nomination for Associate Circuit Judge

    Three Republican candidates for Associate Circuit Judge will face off in the August primary. Kri...

New county prosecutor to be determined on Aug. 5

New county prosecutor to be determined on Aug. 5

    The next Phelps County Prosecuting Attorney will be elected in next Tuesday’s primary. Republica...

Officers lodge internal complaints against police chief

Crow could face impeachment by council at meeting on August 5

Members of the Police Committee are s...

School offers to manage part of Community Park

School offers to manage part of Community Park

    Steelville Schools Superintendent Mike Whittaker approached the city council at their last meeti...

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MoDOT promotes sales tax to city councilmen

The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) wants your vote on August 5, and they’re working hard to get it. Area MoDOT engineer Preston Kramer attended a Cuba City Council meeting last month as part of the statewide departmental effort to drum up voter support for the three-quarter cent sales tax proposal that will appear on the ballot.

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Lawnmower fire quickly extinguished

Lawnmower fire quickly extinguished

    Steelville firefighters got a special thank you visit from the kids and adults of the Meramec Baptist Association on Friday, July 25. They brought the crews special treats that they had made to show their appreciation for what the volunteers do for the community, and were given a tour of the firehouse and equipment.
    SFPD personnel were thankful for their thoughtfulness and were glad to have...

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Local basketball players headed to Chicago

    Members of the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) girl’s basketball team will play on a WNBA court on August 3. Team Blackout will play following a WNBA game between the Chicago Sky and the Washington Mystics.

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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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Beware of Publishers Clearing House scam

Crawford County residents should be aware of a scam that is taking place around the area. Reports are coming in from the Crawford County Sheriff's Department that individuals are calling claiming to be Publishers Clearing House and asking for money.

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Amendment 7 could bring $3.87 million to Phelps County

    In addition to many Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) projects in the Meramec Region, including four in Phelps County, Constitutional Amendment 7 would also provide an estimated $27 million distributed to cities and $27 million distributed to counties throughout the state over a 10-year time frame to assist with transportation funding at the local level, if the measure passes by Mi...

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Temporary post, primaries for 120th district on August 5 ballot

Temporary post, primaries for 120th district on August 5 ballot

    Voters at the polls on August 5 will be asked to vote twice on their ballot for State Representatives in the 120th district. There is a special election to fill the currently empty seat for the remainder of this term (to the end of this year). Those two candidates are Democrat Zechariah (Zech) Hockersmith and Republican Shawn Sisco. The primary election on this ballot is between Democrats Robe...

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Discover nature with MDC at State Fair in Sedalia Aug. 7-17

Discover nature with the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia Aug. 7 – 17. Visit MDC's Conservation Building from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily to see aquaria full of live fish and other aquatic wildlife, and displays of live native animals such as snakes and turtles. Have conservation questions answered by MDC staff, get free stuff, and have fun.

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‘Wine Country Artists’ coming to Steelville

    The exhibition “Wine Country Artists” will feature the work of four Missouri artists: Bryan Haynes, Sheri Hausman, Beverly Ann Wells and Tony Carosella. Each of the artists lives and works in the Missouri Wine Country overlooking the Missouri River.

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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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