LOCAL NEWS

Three file for school board on opening day

Filing opened Tuesday for the April 2023 Municipal Election, when three seats will open on the District 32 Board of Education. Those seats are currently held by Nancy Voelker, Jamie Robinson, and …

PCMS Pegleg Players perform ‘A Christmas Carol’

Perry County Middle School Pegleg Players’ recently performed “A Christmas Carol,” the timeless story of Ebenezer Scrooge by Charles Dickens. This adaptation, by Burton Bumgarner, …

Munoz ready to “build on foundation” as MNVM Executive Director

Missouri’s National Veterans Memorial is a very popular spot for residents of Perry County, the surrounding area and even for people who are from out-of-state. There is now a new leader who …

Tax Commission explains increase in property tax

“Why did my personal property tax bill increase this year?”This simple question is likely to be asked by many Missourians as the deadline for tax payments approaches on December 31, 2022. …

Citizens Electric Corporation CEO announces retirement

Van Robinson announced he will be retiring from Citizens Electric Corporation (CEC) effective December 31, 2022. Van has served as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the last 13 years and Chief …

Copies of Bicentennial book still available

Perry County is rich in history and that history is available to be read and kept for generations to come. The Perry County Historical Society produced and published the “Perry County …

Perry County sees increase of deer harvested during firearm season

Numbers are up across the state as deer hunters across Missouri finished up the November portion of firearms deer season. Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows …
SPORTS

St. Vincent’s Schaaf, Schumer earn top I-55 Conference awards

To the victors go the spoils. St. Vincent football garnered multiple I-55 Conference awards when the honors were recently announced. The Indians won the conference for the first time since 2004, so …

PHS girls earn third place at Fredericktown Tournament

The Perryville girls basketball team finished well in Fredericktown.Perryville fought back from a double-digit deficit to defeat the host Blackcats 38-33 in the Fredericktown Tournament Sat to claim …

Watkins leads Blackcats past Indians for tournament title

St. Vincent boys basketball coach Bruce Valleroy was worried about how his team would be able to guard Herculaneum guard Gabe Watkins.He was worried for good reason. The Blackcat senior scored 26 …
OBITUARIES
Andrew C. Marzuco
Andrew Charles Marzuco, 20, of Sainte Genevieve died Saturday, December 3, 2022He was born July 9, 2002 in St. Louis.He was a member of Knights of Columbus, St. Louis Down Syndrome Association, …
Delmar L. Besand
Delmar L. Besand, 75, of Perryville passed away Friday, December 2, 2022 at SSM St. Mary’s Hospital.He was born July 29, 1947 in Perryville to Conway and Catherine (Clements) Besand.He and Jane …
Travis J. Boettcher
Travis James Boettcher, 25, of Perryville died Tuesday, November 29, 2022 in Perry County. He was born December 25, 1996 in Perryville to Andy Boettcher and Elizabeth “Betsy” Boettcher.He …
Martha Lou Doza
Martha Lou Doza, 84, of Perryville died Saturday, November 26, 2022, at Independence Care in Perryville surrounded by her family.She was born September 29, 1938 in Ste Genevieve.She is survived by: …
Mary Patricia Adams
Dylan Lee Abbott, 32, of Sedgewickville, passed away Monday, November 21, 2022, after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by his family, at his home.He was born June 8, 1990, in Cape …
STATE NEWS
OPINION

Letter to the Editor: Accolade

Dear Editor, Superman, step aside. This time it was Superwoman who came to the rescue. She refused to just sit there and witness the death of a local tradition. Donning her blue cape, she flew down …

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Video: Coffee cake workshop

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EVpvQmcCtm0 [cqembed title="Untitled" …
To view a video of the Perryville Board of Aldermen discussion on sidewalks from May 3, 2022, click on the following link:  …
To view video of the Perryville Board of Aldermen meeting for May 3, 2022, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kl7XcwMZquI&ab_channel=RepublicMonitor
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