LOCAL NEWS

An Old Fashioned Brazeau Christmas Walk Saturday, Dec. 4

The Brazeau Historical Society is hosting its annual Christmas Walk Saturday, Dec. 4, from 3 to 8 p.m. Stroll through the small village and enjoy food at Aunt Carrie’s Tea House. A …

MoDOT plans road work on Route Z Dec. 6-9

Route Z in Ste. Genevieve County will be reduced to one lane as Missouri Department of Transportation crews perform bridge repairs.  This bridge is located at Exit 141 off I-55. Weather …

Culture on display as part of annual country church tour

Perry County Heritage Tourism is offering a historic and sometimes spiritual journey as sort of a kickoff to the Christmas season with its 17th annual Christmas Country Church Tour. The church …

St. Vincent Educational Foundation plans Variety Show

As the saying goes, it’s better late than never. The St. Vincent Educational Foundation will once again hold the annual St. Vincent Variety Show. The show will be held Dec. 3-5 at the Perry …

County continues ‘due diligence’ with soil sampling

The Perry County Board of Commissioners limited the list of sites for its joint justice center with the city of Perryville to a final three in early September.Since that time, the commission has …
SPORTS

SV girls have a lot of ‘unknowns’ in 2021

St. Vincent girls basketball coach Mel Kirn isn’t too sure what to expect from his team this year. “We have a lot of unknowns,” Kirn said of his team. “However, these girls …

Ten Pirates make MAFC team

The Perryville football team didn’t quite have the season they may have wanted. However, that doesn’t mean that they are void of postseason honors. A total of 10 different players made …

Indians, Pirates make JCAA All-Conference team

The St. Vincent volleyball team won its district for the first time since 2015 and reached the Class 1 sectionals. While that will be remembered for a long time, there were also a pair of Lady …
OBITUARIES
Sherry E. Morris
Sherry E. (Ochs) Morris, 72, of Perryville died Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021 at her residence. She was born July 12, 1949 in St. Joseph to Frederick “Fritz” Ochs and Catherine Bader.She and …
Anna L. Lexow
Anna L. Lexow, 76, of Perryville passed away Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021 at her daughter’s home in Catawissa, Mo.She was born Nov. 1, 1945 in Cape Girardeau to Robert Alfred and Irma Olga (Kaempfe) …
Donald L. Layton
Donald “Joe” L. Layton, 71, of Perryville died Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021 at Southeast Health in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 16, 1950 in Perryville to William L. Layton and Rosemary …
Johanna Welker
Johanna “Joan” Welker of Perryville, went to her eternal rest on Nov. 26, 2021. She was born July 28, 1934 to the late Edwin F. and Mary (Schumer) Unverferth. She and Thomas J. Welker …
Shirleen M. Mueller
Shirleen M. Mueller, 82, of Perryville died Monday, Nov. 22, 2021 at Independence Care Center. She was born July 29, 1939 in New Wells to Anton H. and Edna C. (Koenig) Petzoldt.She and Earl P. …
STATE NEWS
OPINION

The holidays are here, be of good cheer

The holiday season has arrived. Sure, there may be leftover turkey (or whatever meat one prefers for holiday meals, chicken, ham, etc.) in the fridge, and other side dishes still to finish up. The …

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VIDEOS

Video: Sept. 16 public hearing for joint justice center

To view a recording of the entire public hearing from Sept. 16, click on the link below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DDLaFunMUNI
U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Missouri) announced his intent to not seek re-election in November 2022. U.S. Senator Roy “My mom and dad used to milk cows in this dairy barn. It’s a long way …
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