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Harvest Festival officially gets under way Tuesday

    Harvest Festival begins in less than a week with all kinds of fun activities on tap for all ages...

School leaves tax levy as is

    The St. James Board of Education voted August 21 to hold the district’s tax levy at the current ...

Construction going as planned at R-2 Schools

Construction going as planned at R-2 Schools

Renovations at the Cuba R-2 School District campus went smoothly this summer, with the interior work...

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Construction going as planned at R-2 Schools

Construction going as planned at R-2 Schools

Renovations at the Cuba R-2 School District campus went smoothly this summer, with the interior work finished on schedule and on time for the start of the school year. New construction at the high school is now under way, with a target date of mid-October to finish the outside work. All construction projects should be completed at the campus by Christmastime.

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Rodeo scheduled for September 5-6

    The 49th Annual Ozark Trail Blazers Rodeo will be held rain or shine on September 5 and 6 in Steelville. The rodeo will be held in conjunction with the town’s Harvest Festival celebration at the Ozark Trail Blazers arena, located four miles south of Steelville on Highway 19.

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School leaves tax levy as is

    The St. James Board of Education voted August 21 to hold the district’s tax levy at the current rate. A public hearing was held to allow for citizen input, but none was heard. Board members felt now is not the appropriate time to raise the levy, which it could do by law.

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POW from WW2 honored for his service to American Legion

POW from WW2 honored for his service to American Legion

On Saturday, July 19 members of American Legion Post 81 in Bourbon and its Auxiliary gathered to celebrate William Reid Stephens for 70 years of dedicated service to the American Legion. In attendance to celebrate Stephens’ magnificent milestone was American Legion State Commander Dennis Welchie.

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Leathers leaving county to join staff at ECC

    Mardy Leathers attended his last Crawford County Commission meeting as county clerk on Tuesday. He will leave the position officially on September 1 and take over duties for his new job as Executive Director for the Center for Workforce Development with East Central College.

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Missouri S&T helps PCB install solar panels

ROLLA, Mo. – Phelps County Bank’s downtown Rolla location will be drawing some of its power from the sun next spring, thanks to a partnership between the bank and Missouri University of Science and Technology. The historic four-story building at 718 N. Pine was once the Edwin Long Hotel and has been the home of Phelps County Bank (PCB) for more than 50 years.

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Sage makes best rod for Ozark trout

Sage makes best rod for Ozark trout

    “I own it.” That statement has been the catalyst for countless debates about the finer points of the perfect rod for Ozark trout. Fly fishermen are passionate folks and those participating in the continuous flow of discussions promote the rod that fits them best.

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Quilt Show returning to Gallery Zeke

    The 2nd Annual Show-Me Quilt Show and Vintage Quilt Exhibition, presented by the Steelville Arts Council, is coming to Gallery Zeke next month. The quilt show will be held the first week of September—from September 1 to 7—with competitors vying for prizes in several different categories.

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