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Local residents attend Missouri Farm Bureau Conference

It was a full house February 9-11 at Margaritaville Resort at the Lake of the Ozarks where Missouri Farm Bureau’s (MOFB) Young Farmers and Ranchers (YF&R) Leadership Conference hosted more …

MNVM announces brochure contest winner

Missouri's National Veterans Memorial (MNVM) is proud to announce the winner of its inaugural Student Brochure Competition, a remarkable initiative aimed at engaging young minds in honoring the …

Commissioners approve 911 contract

It was made official on Thursday. The Perry County Commission made final approval of a contract for dispatch services with St. Francios County Joint Communication Center 911 in front of several Perry …

Commissioners look to bring internet service to county

The Perry County Commission took the next step to bring the area into the future, especially when it comes to internet access. The Commission met with Charter/Spectrum to discuss road boring for …

Board discusses NWEA data

The Perry County District 32 board spent a large majority of its latest meeting hearing the state of its district on Feb. 14. Teachers and administrators spent time informing the board reports, …

Perryville offers incentives for new home construction

Perryville, Missouri - An adequate supply of attainable housing for all income levels is a goal of the City of Perryville, Perry County and the Perry County Economic Development Authority. They …

Board discusses grant proposals

The Perryville Board of Aldermen made several decisions at its latest meeting on Feb. 6. The board held a public hearing on a Missouri State Park Recreation Trails Program FY2024 Grant to create a …

Perryville to host 573 Film Festival

In its 5th year the 573 Film Festival will once again be bringing fun and excitement to the film-friendly town of Perryville February 16-18 at various places around Perryville (Perry Park Center, …

Saxony Lutheran releases honor roll

Saxony Lutheran High School recently released its first semester honor roll. 3.5-3.74 GPA Megan Birk, Landon Buchheit, Clark Jones, Eva Kilburn, Bryce Meyer, Evan Ochs, Anna Respondek Ekaterina Rust, …

Local florist eyeing retirement, hopes business continues

Shirley Moonier of Moonier Florist has no intention of closing her business, but she is looking for someone who is willing to purchase it and the building in the near future. …
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SPORTS

SV girls fall to New Haven, ending season

Sometimes in basketball, things just don’t go your way. That’s what exactly happened to the St. Vincent girls in the district semifinals. The Indians struggled to score as they fell to …

Hillsboro beats Perryville, earns conference crown

On paper, the Perryville girls basketball game with Hillsboro looked like an even match. Despite the Hawks’ gaudy 22-2 record, Perryville was one of the two squads to hand Hillsboro a defeat …

Moll surpasses 1,000 point milestone

With 44 seconds remaining in the Perryville girls game against Hillsboro on Thursday, history was made. Brooklyn Moll made a lay-up and surpassed the 1,000 point milestone for her career. Moll became …
OBITUARIES
Robert E. Buck
Robert “Bob” E. Buck, a beloved husband, father, son, brother, grandfather, and logger, passed away on February 18, 2024, in Perryville, at the age of 80. Bob was born on September 14, …
Heather N. Miget-Spear
Heather Nicole Miget-Spear, 48, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, February 21, 2024 at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born September 17, 1975 in Perryville, MO to Kenneth C. Miget and …
Jerry L. Brewer
Jerry Lee Brewer, 77, of Perryville, passed away peacefully Friday, February 23, 2024 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born December 14, 1946 in Brewer, MO to Harley and Cecelia …
Anna Marie Stark
Anna Marie Stark, 97, of Perryville, passed away Friday, February 23, 2024 at Independence Care Center of Perry County. She was born June 26, 1926 in Perryville, to Lester and Florence (Layton) …
Thurman M. Blyzes
Thurman Michael “Mike” Blyzes, 70, of Friedheim, Missouri passed away Thursday, February 8, 2024 at his residence. He was born August 20, 1953 in St. Louis City, MO to Thurman E. and …
STATE NEWS
GOP contenders vie for attention at Boone County Lincoln Days
As Republican strength in Missouri has grown – no non-incumbent Democrat has won election statewide since 2008 – Republicans increasingly view a primary nomination as the ticket to victory in …
Bill Eigel vows mass jailing, removal of undocumented immigrants from Missouri
State Sen. Bill Eigel promised Thursday that if elected governor he’d invoke a provision in the Missouri Constitution allowing him to call out the militia to round up and deport undocumented …
Who wants the U.S. Supreme Court to limit abortion pill access? Here’s the list
WASHINGTON — Anti-abortion groups, attorneys general from 25 states and more than 140 members of Congress have signed on to dozens of briefs to the U.S. Supreme Court during the past two weeks, …
5 companies own 8,000 Kansas City area homes, creating intense competition for residents
Brenna Dwyer was in a race to buy her first home. When she and her sister decided to purchase a house together in 2020, they didn’t realize how steep the competition would be — or who they were …
When bad theology leads to bad laws
During a recent debate in the Missouri Senate over a proposal to create rape and incest exemptions to Missouri’s abortion ban, one lawmaker argued against such exceptions by defaming God. …
OPINION

Letter to the Editor: Vote

Dear Editor, Dear Perry County, The direction of your community, the direction we go is up to you, get involved, be involved, stay involved to make Perry County the best it can be! Keep 9-11 Local …

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