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New elementary principal welcomed at open house

An open house was held July 10 at Perryville Elementary School to introduce its new principal, Dr. Amy Dill, to the community. She began her new position on July 1, with the retirement of …

Perryville man sentenced for possessing child pornography

CAPE GIRARDEAU – U.S. District Judge Stephen N. Limbaugh Jr. sentenced a man to five years in prison July 2 for possession of more than 3,000 images containing child sexual abuse material. …

Missouri convention delegation at center of dispute reinstated

Tom Mendenhall of Columbia was just about packed and ready to drive to Milwaukee for the Republican National Convention when he got word not to bother. Mendenhall, who has attended seven …

Perryville Police Department purchases new vehicles

The Perryville Police Department has purchased six 2024 Dodge Durango Pursuits through state bid at a cost of approximately $40,000 per vehicle. According to Police Chief Direk Hunt, the …

Republic-Monitor makes correction 83 years later

On occasion, the Republic-Monitor must publish a correction to a story, but printing a correction for a story that was initially published 83 years ago is, without a doubt, an unusual occurrence. …

South Progress Drive renamed Vincentian Way in ceremony

Around 40 people attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony on the morning of July 8 to celebrate the opening of Vincentian Way — formerly South Progress Drive — where a portion of the road runs …

St. Mary man seriously injured in four-wheeler accident

The Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to a four-wheeler accident that took place at 6 p.m. July 6 on Perry County Road 846, resulting in a St. Mary man receiving serious injuries. …

Trump to receive state delegation’s votes despite GOP turmoil

All of Missouri’s votes at the Republican National Convention are pledged to former President Donald Trump's nomination, but the fight over who will cast those votes is tearing the state GOP …

Perry County voters to choose primary winners in August election

When Perry County voters go to the polls Aug. 6 for Missouri’s 2024 Primary Election, they’ll be faced with a ballot covering a diverse slate of national, state, county and local …

Expunging county marijuana convictions a slow process

Perry County Circuit Clerk Jennifer Hotop smiles as she recalls the day she took office on Jan. 1, 2019. She had no idea what she was in for. While Hotop was prepared to take on the many duties …
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SPORTS

Registration open for 13th Annual SEMO Food Bank Golf Classic

SIKESTON – Full registration opened for the 13th annual SEMO Food Bank Golf Classic on Monday, July 15. This year’s event will be held Monday, Sept. 23, at Dalhousie Golf Club in Cape …

High water, floating debris delay fishing tourney

Strong rainstorms moving through the region postponed Perryville’s July 3 fireworks display and forced event planners to postpone the Twisted Cat Outdoors Fishing Tournament, which was …

Indians, Pirates set 2024 football schedules

St. Vincent's football team finished the 2023 season with a 9-4 record, including the most victories by the team in nearly two decades, the team's first district title since 2009 and the …
OBITUARIES
Dana Renee Bachmann
Dana Renee Bachmann, 60, of Perryville passed away Monday, July 8, 2024 at her residence. She was born March 22, 1964 in Perryville to Charles A. and Darlene R. (Schuessler) Franke. Dana and David …
Ruth Ann Glauner
Ruth Ann Glauner (nee Ochs) 67 years old of Sainte Genevieve died Saturday, July 13, 2024 at home in Sainte Genevieve. She was born December 26, 1956 in Cape Girardeau. She was a member of First …
Dorothy Jean Hotop
Dorothy Jean Hotop, 86, of Perryville, Missouri passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2024 at her residence. She was born June 21, 1938 in Silver Lake, Missouri to Earl J. and Hester (Coffelt) Geile. …
Linus F. Emmendorfer
Linus F. Emmendorfer, 83, of Perryville passed away Sunday, July 7, 2024 at his residence, surrounded by family. He was born September 30, 1940 in Point Rest, MO to Franklin G. and Elvira M. (Brewer) …
Shawn Loberg
Shawn Patrick Loberg
Shawn Patrick Loberg was born July 22, 1974 and passed June 4, 2024. He lived in St. Louis, Sedgewickville, and Perryville all of his life. He went to school in those areas also. He worked at Gilster …
STATE NEWS
Police orgs denounce ad accusing Missouri AG of going ‘easy on a violent career felon’
A new ad targeting Missouri Attorney General Andrew Bailey from a group backing his rival in the GOP primary places the blame for the shooting death of a police officer last year on Bailey’s tenure …
Democratic calls for a new nominee ramp up as Biden camp pledges to stay the course
WASHINGTON — Ten more congressional Democrats called on President Joe Biden to drop his reelection bid Friday, the most in a single day since a poor debate performance shook confidence among his …
IT glitch causing delays in flights, business operations globally
Air travel, banking, media and hospital systems are just some of the industries affected by a bug in a software update that has scrambled business operations for many globally Friday morning. Many of …
Missouri children are losing Medicaid coverage at rate that is alarming pediatricians
Dr. Maya Moody, a community pediatrician in St. Louis, knows a new month has begun when her clinic’s billing department runs patients’ names and she hears about the children no longer covered by …
Missouri uses money, laws to push evidence-based reading instruction
If you drop into an elementary reading lesson, you might see kids learning about the long U sound, building their vocabulary or practicing how to read aloud without sounding like robots. And if you …
OPINION

Fighting back against Biden’s two-tiered justice system

The day the verdict was reached in New York v. Trump will go down as a dark day in our nation’s history. The former president was convicted and could be thrown in jail over charges that should …

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