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Primary Election vote in Gasconade County raises interesting more questions than it answers

Election-result-implication questions that were raised in Hermann in April are being amplified with the returns that came in from throughout Gasconade County last Tuesday night.In the April 3 Municipal Elections, an inexperienced, politically unknown, reluctant hair stylist came within 17 votes of o


Contempt hearing against Hermann B&B operator set for Friday

The city’s latest move against Brant Wilkins, operator of the Captain Wohlt Inn on East 3rd Street, is scheduled to be heard at 1 p.m. in the Gasconade County Courthouse.


Hermann’s Dance Hall and Barrel’s 140th anniversary includes some new items on the menu

March 2018 marked the end of a half-dozen years of previous management of the Concert Hall and Barrel Tavern, but longtime employees, Christin Goree and Kevin Harmon didn’t miss a beat.


Increase in Gasconade County’s sales tax revenue creates a good news-bad news situation

While the August reimbursement check from the state’s Department of Revenue is significantly larger than the August 2017 check, and while it pushes this year’s total sales tax revenue $52,000 ahead of last year’s figure for the same period, it comes with a bit of heartburn for county administrators.


Driver injured in car crash on Missouri River Bridge

The driver of a Chevrolet HHR, Samuel Greenline, said he may have fallen asleep while driving to work, causing him to crash into a Chevrolet pickup truck, according to a Jefferson City Police press release.

KOMU - 2018-08-14 17:48:00

Two Suspects Linked To Burglaries Arrested

Justin I. Baxter, 19, Union, was charged last week in Franklin County Associate Circuit Court with two counts of felony burglary. He is being held on a $25,000 bond.


Meet the man behind some of 2018's most viral campaign videos

There was just one problem: The Kentucky Aviation Hall of Fame, which owns the jet Putnam hoped to use, had some concerns. They said it would cost thousands of dollars and require a team of volunteers to move it. When Putnam wouldn't be swayed, however, they relented and gave Putnam's team a few hou

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-08-15 07:51:24

4 charged for smoking marijuana on school roof

Cody Alexander, 19, of Jefferson City; Austin Herigon, 21, of Columbia; Dylan Skinner, 19, of Jefferson City; and Austin Veltrop, 19, of Jefferson City, each are charged with one count of misdemeanor first-degree trespassing.


Sullivan Man Charged In Kidnapping, Assault

Justin D. Wach, 26, Sullivan, has been charged with two felonies, following a domestic violence which took pace at a home in Sullivan in January.


Trump backs boycott of Harley Davidson in steel tariff dispute

In response, Trump has criticized Harley Davidson, calling for higher, targeted taxes and threatening to lure foreign producers to the United States to increase competition.


Blue Duck Under New OwnershipnNow The Green Duck

In what could be described as a swift exchange, the Blue Duck restaurant, located at 516 W. Front St. in Downtown Washington, changed ownership this week.


Sheriff's office makes 6 felony arrests

At 12:53 a.m., a Callaway County Sheriff's Office deputy was patrolling the Hatton area. During the patrol, the deputy made a suspicious activity contact with a female, identified as Stormy Harper, 42, of Kingdom City. The deputy determined Harper was a wanted person in Boone County for felony posse


Four Union Teams to Compete in Jamborees

The football Wildcats will go to Rolla for a preseason event with Poplar Bluff, Waynesville and Rolla. Union will play Rolla first, then Waynesville and finally Poplar Bluff. Scrimmages will take place on both ends of the field with two going at one time.

WASHINGTON MISSOURIAN - 2018-08-13 20:00:00

Search dog shot in Freeburg dies; reward to find culprit grows

The dog Rowdy, 8, was a black lab mix and a cadaver dog for Gateway Search Dogs Inc. He had been on more than 30 missions in the bi-state area since he was certified about five years ago. A cadaver dog is trained to use its sense of smell to find human remains. Some of the searches Rowdy had taken


Brooks Koepka wins PGA Championship at Bellerive; Tiger Woods finishes second after 64

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Cardinals announce union appreciation theme day

LOCALPhoto: Jimmy Bernhard, KSDK-TVCardinals announce union appreciation theme dayThe team invites all labor and trade union members, families and support to start their Labor Day celebration a day early when the Cardinals take on the Reds on Sept. 2.

KSDK - 2018-08-13 15:09:11

Hawley endorsed by Missouri Farm Bureau, despite candid comments from McCaskill - The Missouri Times - Southeast

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – “I don’t expect your endorsement,” U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill told Missouri Farm Bureau delegates on Friday. “But if there was no endorsement that would be an improvement.”

SEMOTIMES.COM - 2018-08-13 18:30:08

Missouri's rejection of 'right-to-work' shines light on pro-union, pro-Trump voter

FILE - In this Tuesday, July 31, 2018, file photo, people opposing Proposition A listen to a speaker during a rally in Kansas City, Mo. Missouri votes Tuesday, Aug. 7 on a so-called right-to-work law, a voter referendum seeking to ban compulsory union fees in all private-sector workplaces. (AP Photo


Council Approves New Federal Flood Study - No Changes in Washington

He explained that because changes are made to the parent FIS, Franklin County, the city must reflect those changes in their adopted code sections. Although there were no changes in Washington, there were some changes to the flood maps in New Haven, triggering the need for code changes.


Hermann man faces child-abuse charges for injuries sustained by twin toddlers

Hoyt C. Stemme, 37,of the 500 block of East 7th Street in Hermann was responsible for the care of three small children, the two twins younger than 2 and a child younger than 1, according to a report filed by Hermann Police Officer Lynde Mantels II. The petition filed with the court does not claim th