MVH honors residents during Veterans Day ceremony

The Missouri Veterans Home-St. James (MVH) held a Veterans Day ceremony to honor veterans living at the facility and the men and women who have served to defend America’s freedoms. Snowy weather altered many of the plans for the day, but staff took time to recognize veterans and thank them for their years of service on Monday.

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WWII veteran honored during BHS Veterans Day Ceremony

Bourbon veteran Reid Stephens, who served in Europe during World War II and was captured by the Germans during the Battle of the Bulge in December of 1945, was among those honored for their service during Monday’s Veterans Day Ceremony at Bourbon High School.

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Donations needed for Shop With a Cop program

The Cuba Police Department (CPD) has started fundraising for its Sixth Annual Shop With A Cop program. The program helped 56 area children have a better Christmas last year.

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Veterans Home to receive money for building improvements

The Missouri Veterans Commission (MVC) recently announced it has received nearly $5 million in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to make upgrades to four Missouri Veterans Homes, with the Missouri Veterans Home-St. James (MVH) to receive $618,309.

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Fundraisers will benefit injured Cuba soldier

A “Flea Market Fundraiser” is being planned for Saturday, Nov. 16, and a gun raffle currently underway to help raise funds for a Cuba soldier who was recently injured in Afghanistan.

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Cuba

School district seeks sponsors for its Holiday Assistance Program

on 13 November 2019

The Cuba School District is seeking donations to help with its Holiday Assistance Program, which will help those in need with Thanksgiving food, Christmas food, and Christmas presents.

Chamber makes donation to Athletic Boosters

on 12 November 2019

At its November 6 meeting, the Cuba Area Chamber of Commerce presented the Cuba Athletic Booster Club with a $5,107 check donation, which was money raised for the Booster Club...

Donations needed for Shop With a Cop program

on 12 November 2019

The Cuba Police Department (CPD) has started fundraising for its Sixth Annual Shop With A Cop program. The program helped 56 area children have a better Christmas last year.

Steelville

Steelville Drug makes November Book Buzz donation

on 12 November 2019

Mahrysa Harmon of Steelville Drug (center) is joined by Kadence Harmon and Hattie Jo Harmon to show off the November Book Buzz books recently donated by Steelville Drug to the...

Steelville City Council Notes: October 2019

Steelville City Council Notes: October 2019

on 31 October 2019

The Steelville City Council met three times in October to discuss business for the municipality – twice for regularly scheduled meetings and one special meeting.

Rain moves Pumpkin Village indoors - PHOTO GALLERY

on 28 October 2019

Saturday's rain forced organizers of Steelville's Pumpkin Village to move this year's event from the Community Park to the Community Building. Despite the ongoing showers, a large crowd attended and...

St. James

Chamber delivers boxes of donations to the MVH

Chamber delivers boxes of donations to the MVH

on 14 November 2019

Members of the St. James Chamber of Commerce, local donors, and city officials delivered boxes of donated Christmas gifts to the Missouri Veterans Home-St. James on Monday. Part of the...

MVH honors residents during Veterans Day ceremony

MVH honors residents during Veterans Day ceremony

on 13 November 2019

The Missouri Veterans Home-St. James (MVH) held a Veterans Day ceremony to honor veterans living at the facility and the men and women who have served to defend America’s freedoms....

Christmas parade applications available now

on 13 November 2019

The St. James Chamber of Commerce will once again sponsor the annual Christmas parade, which is scheduled for Saturday, December 7 at 6 p.m. Businesses, clubs, organizations, churches, and schools...

Crawford

Commission reviews bids for Thurman Lake Bridge project

on 09 November 2019

The Crawford County Commission met each Tuesday in October to conduct business as follows.

Assessor still refuses software change

on 08 November 2019

Crawford County Commissioners thought they were going to resolve software issues between the collector’s and assessor’s office on Tuesday, Nov. 5. but it didn’t happen—again. The ongoing problem with sharing...

Commissioners table plans for coroner’s facility

Commissioners table plans for coroner’s facility

on 07 November 2019

Crawford County Commissioners reported they have agreed to postpone further planning for a potential coroner’s facility, probably until they see who files as a candidate for the office next year.

Phelps

Researchers study impact of contaminants in floodwaters

Researchers study impact of contaminants in floodwaters

on 14 November 2019

Last spring’s historic flooding along the Missouri and Mississippi rivers may have distributed toxic contaminants along wide flood routes. Researchers know little about how these materials may affect public health...

S&T November open house feature diversity showcase

S&T November open house feature diversity showcase

on 14 November 2019

Two annual events at Missouri University of Science and Technology will be held this November to provide traditionally underrepresented minority students in the region with an opportunity to learn more...

Community grant applications through MRCF being accepted until January 31

on 13 November 2019

Schools, churches, local governments or charitable organizations contemplating a community project that needs a small amount of funding can apply for a grant from the Meramec Regional Community Foundation (MRCF).

Bourbon

Halloween celebrated at Senior Center

Halloween celebrated at Senior Center

on 14 November 2019

On October 31 the Bourbon Senior Meal Program held a Halloween party. It was a spooktacular event with several participants and staff dressing up as unicorns, lady bugs, pumpkins, and...

Joining the American Legion helps make a difference

on 13 November 2019

The American Legion provides life-changing assistance and guidance for veterans, military personnel, their families and communities in thousands of ways every day around the world. Help comes in the form...

WWII veteran honored during BHS Veterans Day Ceremony - PHOTO GALLERY

WWII veteran honored during BHS Veterans Day Ceremony - PHOTO GALLERY

on 12 November 2019

Bourbon veteran Reid Stephens, who served in Europe during World War II and was captured by the Germans during the Battle of the Bulge in December of 1945, was among...

State and Regional

Governor announces Missouri One Start will train more than 42,000 workers statewide

14 November 2019

Today, Governor Mike Parson announced the award of more than $7.8 million to 226 projects across Missouri for customized training assistance through the Department of Economic Development’s Missouri One Start...

Governor encourages Missourians to honor service members on Veterans Day, highlights state resources for Missouri veterans 

Governor encourages Missourians to honor service members on Veterans Day, highlights state resources for Missouri veterans 

08 November 2019

Today, Governor Mike Parson released the following statement regarding the observance of Veterans Day:“This Veterans Day weekend, let us take the time to honor the service, sacrifice, and courage of...

WGU Missouri offering scholarships to veterans

07 November 2019

In celebration of Veterans Day, WGU Missouri is offering $75,000 in scholarships to veterans, active-duty military, reservists and military families who are interested in furthering their education.

Outdoors

Discover nature with MDC through Eagle Days

Discover nature with MDC through Eagle Days

14 November 2019

From December through February, Missouri's winter eagle watching is spectacular. Discover nature with the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) through Eagle Days events around the state or enjoy watching bald...

Social media was crowded with Youth Season deer kills

Social media was crowded with Youth Season deer kills

13 November 2019

I spend a lot of time in front of a computer pounding out outdoor article material. Last week proved to be one of my most enjoyable weeks ever. I became...

MDC’s mandatory CWD sampling this weekend in 29 counties

MDC’s mandatory CWD sampling this weekend in 29 counties

12 November 2019

With the November portion of Missouri’s fall firearms deer season opening Saturday, the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) wants hunters, landowners, and others to know key information about chronic wasting...

Entertainment

Auditions for 9-5 The Musical planned

07 November 2019

East Central College theatre is proud to announce auditions for their spring show, 9-5 The Musical with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton and the book by Patricia Resnick, the...

Mound Ridge hosting fundraiser at Steelville winery

29 October 2019

On Friday, Nov. 8, Mound Ridge Mission and Retreat Center will be holding a community fundraiser at Peaceful Bend Winery starting at 6:30 pm. This event is to support the...

‘Cirque Dreams Holidaze’ to be at the Fabulous Fox Theatre November 29-30

25 October 2019

CIRQUE DREAMS HOLIDAZE brings its latest electrifying and reimagined live family holiday spectacular to St. Louis’s Fabulous Fox Theatre with five unforgettable performances. This critically-acclaimed extravaganza is both a Broadway...

Letters to the Editor

Trump’s successes all come from Trump

on 14 November 2019

It’s amazing how many sleep walkers we have eating the problem and drinking the Kool-Aid that CNN, NBC, MSNBC, CBS, ABC, etc. are cooking up on a daily basis.

Presidents should be role models

on 14 November 2019

I am an Independent, leaning toward Republican voter and I’m writing in response to last week’s opinion on President Trump.

Still time to help with shoe boxes

on 14 November 2019

We are fast approaching the week for collection of Operation Christmas Child shoe boxes. You still have time to prepare a box or more to be collected the week of...

Opinions

Broadband still elusive 50 years after Internet’s birth

on 07 November 2019

By Eric Bohl On October 29, historians and computer scientists celebrated the 50th birthday of the internet. On that day in 1969, the very first login to the internet occurred....

Some impeachment similarities, contrasts

on 07 November 2019

By Phill Brooks There are some intriguing similarities, but also contrasts between the current U.S. House investigation of Pres. Donald Trump and last year's Missouri House investigation of Gov. Eric...

Fall agritourism can be a perfect family getaway

on 01 November 2019

By Eric Bohl After being stuck indoors throughout a wet year in Missouri, now is the perfect time to get out and enjoy the cool weather, beautiful leaves and rural...