Steelville Schools notified of Hep A case

Steelville School District personnel reported last week a student had been diagnosed with hepatitis A, but added there seemed to be a low possibility of transmission of the infection. Crawford County has reported 20 cases of infection in the last year, including at the county jail.

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G-P closes Cuba manufacturing plant

A door has closed at Cuba’s Georgia-Pacific plant—literally—but local officials are trying to open a window. On Monday, officials with Georgia-Pacific announced the permanent closing of the gypsum fire door core plant and local officials are already making plans for a career fair to help the 47 impacted workers.

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Jewell and Meerts crowned during courtwarming - PHOTO GALLERY

Gavin Jewell and Tessa Meerts were crowned as this year’s courtwarming king and queen on Friday, January 10, at John F. Hodge High School. 

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Patt retires after nearly three decades of serving Steelville

Bill Patt has retired after serving the Steelville Ambulance District for 27 years, nearly 20 of those as administrator.

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Tigers basketball courtwarming is January 10

St. James Tigers basketball courtwarming will be held Friday, January 10 as St. James takes on New Haven. King and queen candidates are preparing for a fun game and annual coronation ceremony between the junior varsity and varsity games.

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Cuba

CFD gets new rescue equipment

CFD gets new rescue equipment

on 20 January 2020

The Cuba Fire Department recently received some new equipment that will assist firefighters in making cold-water rescues and extricating people from wrecked vehicles. The purchases were made possible by voter-approved...

Six more medical marijuana licenses issued to Cuba firms

Six more medical marijuana licenses issued to Cuba firms

on 16 January 2020

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) announced the issuing of 86 licenses for medical marijuana-infused products manufacturing facilities on Tuesday, January 14. Two companies that have already...

Police seeking help to catch trailer thief

Police seeking help to catch trailer thief

on 16 January 2020

The Cuba Police Department is seeking the public’s help in solving a theft that occurred at Jim’s Motors on January 14. At Approximately 3:20 a.m., a suspect was captured on...

Steelville

STARCO Artist in Residence art sale underway

on 20 January 2020

Paintings created by Artists in Residence sponsored by the Steelville Arts Council (STARCO) are currently on display at Golden Echoes Senior Center and are available for purchase. All proceeds from...

School denies sewer line easement request

on 20 January 2020

The Steelville School Board has voted not to allow a sewer line easement across school property for a local property owner.

Candidate filing ends Tuesday

on 16 January 2020

Those interested in serving on the Steelville City Council or as a member of several local governing boards have only a few more days—until Tuesday, January 21—to file as a...

St. James

Grape and Fall Festival moved to August

on 20 January 2020

The St. James Chamber of Commerce has announced this year’s dates for the annual Grape and Fall Festival, which will take place in August rather than September as it has...

April election taking shape

on 16 January 2020

Races for the April election are taking shape as there is only one week left to file for city or school offices. Filing for local offices will close at the...

Census recruitment event coming to library

on 16 January 2020

The city of St. James is seeking census takers for the 2020 Census and will hold a recruitment night on Thursday, January 23 at the James Memorial Public Library beginning...

Crawford

Prosecuting attorney files numerous drug possession charges

on 20 January 2020

Felony drug charges have been filed against the following people by the Crawford County Prosecuting Attorney’s office in recent weeks.

Emergency alert system could become countywide

on 17 January 2020

An emergency alert system that was recently rolled out in Cuba is just the first step of what area emergency providers hope will become a countywide program in the near...

CenCom recognizes dispatchers for saving lives

CenCom recognizes dispatchers for saving lives

on 16 January 2020

Three dispatchers with Crawford County 911 Emergency Services received Life Saving Awards in January as a result of exemplary work that prevented the deaths of two people.

Phelps

‘A Day ON, Not a Day Off’ for many S&T students Jan. 20

on 16 January 2020

A group of civic-minded students at Missouri University of Science and Technology will participate in the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service by taking “A Day ON, Not a...

Missouri S&T and Missouri State cooperative engineering program receives $20,000 from Associated Electric Cooperative for new program in mechanical engineering

Missouri S&T and Missouri State cooperative engineering program receives $20,000 from Associated Electric Cooperative for new program in mechanical engineering

on 16 January 2020

A $20,000 gift from Associated Electric Cooperative Inc. (AECI), with continued gifts for three years, will support a new cooperative engineering program in mechanical engineering established in 2019 by Missouri...

Phelps Health welcomes first baby of 2020

on 15 January 2020

Kamron James Embrey was the first baby born at Phelps Health in Rolla in 2020, arriving at 5:39 a.m. Thursday, January 2 weighing 6 pounds, 15 ounces and was 19.5...

Bourbon

Wreck claims life of Bourbon man

on 20 January 2020

A Bourbon man was killed in a wreck early on Saturday, January 18. Two other passengers in the vehicle sustained injuries, with one being airlifted to a St. Louis area...

Souper bowl of Caring being held

on 15 January 2020

By Sandy Johns For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you...

BEDG making plans for 2020

BEDG making plans for 2020

on 03 January 2020

As we head into a new year, the Bourbon Economic Development Group (BEDG) is making plans for 2020. The group recently announced the start of a new barrel project and...

State and Regional

Missouri higher education institutions state their case for more funding

21 January 2020

By Ian McManus, Missouri News NetworkJEFFERSON CITY — State lawmakers met twice in the last week to hear college and university presidents state their cases for additional funding. Themes of...

Lawmakers show bipartisan support for bills restricting seclusion, restraint in schools

20 January 2020

By Emily Wolf, Missouri News NetworkJEFFERSON CITY — There is no state law regulating seclusion and restraint in schools. A bipartisan effort is pushing to change that.Reps. Dottie Bailey, R-Eureka,...

Grain Belt Express debate renews, transportation questions rise in committee hearing

20 January 2020

By Emily Wolf, Missouri News NetworkJEFFERSON CITY — Two high-profile projects with national impact — the space age Hyperloop and the controversial Grain Belt Express — packed a hearing room...

Outdoors

MDC reports final deer harvest for season more than 285,400

20 January 2020

Missouri's 2019-2020 deer-hunting season ended Jan. 15 with the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reporting a preliminary total deer harvest of 285,483. Of the deer harvested, 133,914 were antlered bucks,...

Missouri increases feral hog elimination efforts, adapts strategy for 2020

17 January 2020

The Missouri Feral Hog Elimination Partnership (the Partnership) eliminated 10,495 feral hogs from Missouri in 2019, and will increase efforts in 2020 as multiple agencies work together to eliminate feral...

Give me the cheapest cell phone you have

15 January 2020

By Larry Dablemont Once a newspaper editor asked me if I ever tweeted! I told her, “Shucks ma’am, I can’t even hardly whistle.” She laughed at me, and I didn’t...

Entertainment

Riverdance 25th anniversary show takes the stage of the Fox Theatre February 14-16

07 January 2020

Abhann Productions is proud to announce that Riverdance 25th Anniversary Show will play a strictly limited engagement at the Fabulous Fox Theatre from February 14-16.

Casting announced for ECC Musical

17 December 2019

The theatre department of East Central College is proud to announce the cast for the February 2020 musical 9-5 with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton and book by Patricia...

Full casting announced for North American Tour of Summer: The Donna Summer Musical

11 December 2019

Full casting has been announced for the North American Tour of SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical. The three actresses who will play the role of musical icon Donna Summer will...

Letters to the Editor

When were we great?

on 15 January 2020

Instead of reasoned arguments Trump resorts to name calling to attack his perceived enemies and to excite his supporters. Fear and anger are enemies of rational thought and therefore an...

Respect us please

on 15 January 2020

Dear Representative Chipman, The Clean Missouri Act passed by a wide margin in 2018. That’s because we, the voters, know that we want “clean” voting districts. Respect us please.

Confused yet?

on 09 January 2020

When the average American hears or sees the news, he might become frustrated not unlike President Harry Truman who said, “There are lies, damn lies and then there are statistics,”...

Opinions

State must step up to protect local history

on 15 January 2020

History has been a hot topic in Cuba lately—specifically the city’s historic preservation ordinance, which will likely be repealed and replaced. It should get everyone thinking about preserving our history,...

Rural broadband getting state and federal push

on 15 January 2020

By Eric Bohl To be a part of the modern world, high-speed internet access is no longer optional. We’ve been saying this since at least the 1990s, yet Missouri continues...

Be sure to check out Patriot Nations exhibit

on 09 January 2020

If you don’t know much about the history of U.S. military service by Native Americans, then you have a great opportunity to education yourself over the next month by stopping...