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Man arrested for targeting elderly with construction scam

Man arrested for targeting elderly with construction scam

    An area man has been arrested and is currently in jail on charges for allegedly exploiting sever...

Unwanted dogs to get another chance for a new home

    Abandoned dogs in Steelville will soon have another opportunity to find a new home, thanks to a ...

State auditor releases follow-up report on Bourbon court audit

    Missouri State Auditor Thomas Schweich has released his follow-up report on the audit findings o...

Bid awarded for bridge work

Bid awarded for bridge work

    The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is moving forward with replacement of the High...

Charter presents plans for telecommunications bundling

A representative from Charter Communications met with the city council on Dec. 9 to discuss options ...

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Charter presents plans for telecommunications bundling

A representative from Charter Communications met with the city council on Dec. 9 to discuss options for improving the city’s telecommunications and also cutting their monthly service costs.

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Art Night brings creativity to the community - PHOTO GALLERY

    Student artwork graced the hallways of the old Steelville middle school building and families created more art together at the second annual Art Night on December 11.

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School board hears phone system proposal

    St. James Schools Network Administrator Josh Cahill and consultant Nick Krueger updated the St. James Board of Education about the condition of the district’s phone system during Thursday night’s monthly board meeting. The phone system is aging and could go out at anytime, leading to a recommendation being given on the estimated costs of updating every campus in the district.

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State auditor releases follow-up report on Bourbon court audit

    Missouri State Auditor Thomas Schweich has released his follow-up report on the audit findings of the City of Bourbon’s municipal court system. The follow-up report was recently made public, and in it the state auditor notes that many of the recommendations made in the original May 2014 audit report have been implemented by the city. The rest are still “in progress.”

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Bernstein still winner after recount

    Associate Circuit Court Judge Scott Bernstein remained the victor in the November election after the recount conducted at the Crawford County Courthouse on Thursday.

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Man arrested for targeting elderly with construction scam

Man arrested for targeting elderly with construction scam

    An area man has been arrested and is currently in jail on charges for allegedly exploiting several elderly Phelps County residents by contracting with them to do construction work that was never completed.

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Gov. Nixon discusses priorities for agriculture and rural economic development at annual conference

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon today discussed his priorities for agriculture and rural economic development in an address to the 45th Governor’s Conference on Agriculture in Osage Beach. The annual conference brings together producers, agribusinesses and other stakeholders to discuss current issues and opportunities for the industry. Below is the text of the Governor’s prepared remarks:

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A little Christmas poem

    Christmas has come and Christmas has went, and all my money has now been spent.
    But I’ll get it back, and maybe more, when I return my presents to the Walmart store.
    I know no one will mind a bit, ‘cause they bought me clothes that wouldn’t fit.
    It’s not gonna wind anybody’s stem, ‘cause I done the same darn thing for them.

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A Christmas Story, the Musical playing at the Fox December 16-January 4

    This holiday season, for the first time in St. Louis, one of America’s favorite Christmas movies comes to life live- on-stage in a hilarious, large scale Broadway musical, at the Fabulous Fox Theatre December 16 – January 4.  

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