LOCAL NEWS

Board approves exhibit, 5G tower

The Perryville Board of Alderman on Tuesday approved two projects, one intended to improve connectivity in the city and the other to improve its aesthetics. Perry County Heritage Tourism Director …

Changes made to church tour

Perry County Heritage Tourism and the Perryville Area Chamber of Commerce are offering a historic and sometimes spiritual journey as sort of a kickoff the Christmas season with the 16th annual …

Gruenwald appointed as chief juvenile officer

January will be a busy month for Kevin Gruenwald.After spending the past 21 years as a deputy juvenile officer for the 32nd Circuit Court in Perryville, he will be heading south to take over as the …
COVID-19 in Perry County

'At the threshold'

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage the nation, Missouri has been consistently rated as one of the worst hit by the novel coronavirus in recent months. As of Sunday, more than 12 million …
SPORTS

Lady Indians show promise in jamboree

St. Vincent girls basketball coach Melvin Kirn had a simple gameplan on just what he was looking for out of his team in their game action of the season. “I just wanted to see how the girls …

Kirn brings calm demeanor to SV girls program

St. Vincent girls basketball will get a blast from the past this season.Melvin Kirn will take over the St. Vincent girls basketball program this season. He spent 12 seasons coaching the 6th-8th grade …

Kirn signs with Southern Indiana soccer

Emerson Kirn was in a thankful mood. The St. Vincent senior midfielder was grateful for everyone from her family to her soccer coaches, to her St. Vincent teammates who helped her reach what had …
OBITUARIES
James L. Bohnert
James L. Bohnert, 67, of Perryville, passed away Monday, Nov. 30, 2020 at St. Mary’s Health Center in St. Louis.He was born March 1, … Read More
William Difani Phillips Sr.
William “Bill” Difani Phillips, Sr., 95, of Perryville, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020 at Independence … Read More
John J. Mangogna
Brother John J. Mangogna C.M., 74, of Perryville passed away Thursday, November 12, 2020 at Apostle of Charity Residence at St. Mary … Read More
Helen A. L’Hote
Helen Annette L’hote, 97, of Perryville, passed away Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020 at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born Oct. 4, … Read More
Barbara Hunt Hoffnung
Barbara Hunt Hoffnung (formerly Trott) died peacefully in her home surrounded by her family on the morning of Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, … Read More
OPINION

Column: What's next?

The title of this column is a question that kept popping into my head during Missouri's gubernatorial campaign. That question repeatedly was asked by fictional Pres. Jed Bartlet in the TV series West …

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