Local students represent Crawford Electric Co-op during unique Youth Tour experience

    Three local students sponsored by Crawford Electric Cooperative were among the 70 high school students from across the state who participated in Missouri’s 58th annual Missouri Electric Youth Tour, June 16-18. The local delegates were Cristin Foster and Emma Kreitner of Steelville and Kyley Henry of St. Clair.

LSC Communications’ book division renamed Lakeside Book Company

    LSC Communications announced today that its Book Division, the largest book producer in the United States, will now operate as Lakeside Book Company ("Lakeside"). In addition to book manufacturing, Lakeside provides distribution, sales and marketing services, as well as IP and brand protection technology for book publishers and others requiring premium quality print and distribution-related services.

STE Communications names new CFO/AGM

    Steelville Communications welcomes Remi Sun as Chief Financial Officer/Assistant General Manager to the company. She brings more than two decades of industry experience to the position, primarily with rural telephone cooperatives working with members and tribal governments. Remi will play a key role in STE Communication’s continued expansion across the Steelville region.

Public House Brewery celebrates 10 years

    The St. James and Rolla Chambers of Commerce held a joint ribbon cutting for Public House Brewing Company, which is celebrating 10 years of offering their beers to the area.

New pre-apprenticeship manufacturing program is now registering students

    The new pre-apprenticeship program at East Central College is purposely designed to provide needed job skills to those interested in a career in manufacturing. The three-week program is provided at no cost to each participant and will prepare them in such areas as welding, HVAC, industrial maintenance and precision machining.

ECC Literacy Program receives grant from Dollar General

    The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently awarded the East Central College Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) program with a $10,000 grant.