In spite of a new flood plain study that could raise the base elevation at the downtown campus of the Steelville School District by two- to three-and-a-half feet, putting the entirety of it below flood plain elevation, the school board voted to continue with the current construction projects as they have been designed.
By Larry Dablemont
I am amazed at the great increase in the number of large-species birds. Back in the fall there were thousands of huge white pelicans in the Ozarks. Most likely there are 10 times as many pelicans today as there were 100 years ago. I could write a whole column about pelicans, a fascinating bird I have observed in both northwest Canada and the Gulf of Mexico, and in the Ozarks.
You may need help managing your allergies, or your tonsils may need to be removed. You might be having trouble with dizziness or balance, or you may need a biopsy to check for head and neck cancer.
A missing 14-year-old St. James girl was found Friday in Wichita, Kan., after disappearing on January 11. Wichita police have arrested two men in relation to her disappearance.
The St. James City Council discusses three zoning changes within the city during its meeting on Monday, January 13, approving one and holding a first reading on a replat on a second.
Phelps County District 1 County Commissioner Larry Stratman announced last week this will be his final term and he will not seek reelection in the fall. Stratman has served on the commission for four terms and has been an active part of the growth of Phelps County.