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Taste of Pulaski County coming Saturday
We invite you to Blast off to the Waynesville-St. Robert Chamber of Commerce’s 14th Taste of Pulaski County and Basket Auction on March 23rd at The ARK Community and Sports Center. The first 50 astro cadets will receive a free gift. Doors open 11:00 a.m. with the Live Auction beginning at 11:30 a.m.
Corps Defends Water Releases on Missouri River
Omaha, NE.—The Army Corps of Engineers is defending its decision to send water down the Missouri River even though it contributed to the Flood of 2019.
Leadership Pulaski County graduates seventh class
Leadership Pulaski County Class Seven graduates are Daniel Shelden, Cheryl Bohannan, Wendy Miller, Susan Hohman, Amanda Howard, Donna Barkefelt, Judy Fortner, Robert Decker, Tamera Palmer, and Sue Davidson (not pictured)
City of Lebanon, Mo. warns homeowners about door-to-door roofers
LEBANON, Mo. -- The city of Lebanon, Mo. is warning its homeowners about a reported roofing company going door-to-door. City leaders say this company does not possess a peddlers license. They remind customers companies normally do not go door-to-door soliciting roofing business.
Losing local newspapers leaves many communities in the dark
In many places, local journalism is dying in plain sight. And it's having serious damaging effects on the American communities that have lost their newspapers. Local papers are closing or being consolidated at an astounding rate, often leaving behind what researchers label as news deserts -- towns a
University of Missouri Police Officer Fired After Photo Surfaces Of Him Wearing Blackface
University of Missouri Police Officer Marcus Collins was fired hours after admitting that the man wearing blackface in an uncovered photo was him. For the last time (and I know this is not really the last time), it is possible to depict a black person without having to wear Blackface. It’s shockingl
No more news: Paper shutdowns seen nationwide
WAYNESVILLE, Missouri — Five minutes late, Darrell Todd Maurina sweeps into a meeting room and plugs in his laptop computer. He places a Wi-Fi hotspot on the table and turns on a digital recorder. The earplug in his left ear is attached to a police scanner in his pants pocket.
More northwest Missouri residents told to evacuate after levee breach
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Residents in three more northwest Missouri communities were told to evacuate Thursday morning after a levee breach. The Atchison County Emergency Management office said that self-evacuations were in place for the Sugar Lake, Winthrop and Missouri Bottom areas after a levee breache
Missouri governor declares state of emergency amid rising floodwaters in Midwestern U.S.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Reuters) - Missouri’s governor declared a state of emergency on Thursday as floodwaters that left a swath of destruction across Nebraska and Iowa surged downstream, swamping small towns, roads and farmland in the U.S Midwest.
Houston man charged in cocaine bust at Licking
A Houston man faces a felony drug charge after a significant amount of cocaine was allegedly found in his car by Licking Police Department officer in late February. Ronald R. Windle, 50, of 6557 Lundy Road at Houston, was charged March 19 with felony possession of a controlled substance.
Rolla theater group presents ‘Newsies’
The Fine Linen Theatre company of Rolla will present the musical “Newsies” March 28 through April 6 in Leach Theatre, located inside Castleman Hall on the Missouri University of Science and Technology campus.
Jays down Waynesville in tennis
WAYNESVILLE — The Jefferson City Jays opened their season Wednesday, beating the Waynesville Tigers 6-3. The Jays won two of the three doubles matches, as well as four of the six singles matches.
Licking R-VIII Science Fair 2019
The Licking Junior High and High School Science Fair was held March 14 at Sherman Hill Fieldhouse. Winners of the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Science Fair Award 2019 were Finley Sullins, Junior High, and Cadrian Hutsell, High School. Overall winners for Junior High were G
Fine Linen Theatre announces the musical 'Newsies' is coming to Phelps County
The theatre production is based on the 1992 Disney movie “Newsies” that portrays the actual events of the newsboys’ strike of 1899 in New York City. The youth led campaign lasted two weeks after Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst raised newspaper prices at the expense of the newsboys who de
Trail of Tears signs proposed for county
A project to identify points along the Trail of Tears through Laclede County could begin as soon as this year. Mark Spangler, curator of the Route 66 Museum at the Lebanon-Laclede County Library, brought the proposal for signs along county roads to Tuesday’s Laclede County Commission meeting.
Tigers win third straight as Hall moves one win shy of 300
Dominant pitching and aggressive baserunning continue to be the formula for the Houston baseball team’s strong start to the season. Jacob Koch struck out nine batters over five scoreless innings and the Tigers swiped eight bases as they topped Cuba 4-2 Tuesday afternoon in the State Farm Houston Woo
Plato woman injured in crash north of Houston
A Plato woman was injured Monday night in a crash with a trailer-truck unit north of Houston, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said. Sgt. George Falterman said a northbound 2004 Chevrolet Blazer driven by Valeria R. Beck, 56, made a U-turn into the path of a northbound 2015 Kenworth semi-tractor an
Funeral for Hillsboro Soldier This Week
(Hillsboro) The body of a Jefferson County soldier killed in Kuwait is being returned to his hometown for a funeral. An honor guard from Fort Leonard Wood and the Patriot Guard paid their respects Monday when Army Special Jackson Johnson of Hillsboro arrived at St. Louis Lambert International Airpor
Police seeking public’s help to ID suspect in Rolla burglary
ROLLA, MO – The Rolla Police Department is asking for the public’s help to ID suspect in the burglary of a store in the 600 block of South Bishop. Police say the suspect is wanted for the theft of several vapor smoking devices from the store.
MSHSAA Solo and Ensemble Districts
Licking Choir took 9 events to MSHSAA Solo and Ensemble Districts March 15. The LHS 7 (Cadrian Hutsell, Morgan Langford, Keely Crossgrove, Lexi Hadix, James Swan, Kasen Monds, and Kevan Monds) received a Gold Exemplary rating and will be moving on to State. The Girls Six (Morgan Langford, Ayla Fike,