LOCAL NEWS

Two contested races in April

The deadlines for candidate filings for the April 6 municipal election were Tuesday evening, and there are just two contested races.The Perry County Health Department Board has six individuals who …

City won't enforce sign ordinance until after inauguration

Take a short drive around Perryville and elsewhere in Perry County, and it won’t take too long to find a few signs related to the general election. The November election …

School district begins using FEMA-approved tornado structure

In February 2020, a groundbreaking was held for the construction of a new Perry County Middle School.Perry County School District No. 32 got its first glimpse of what it will be like instructing and …

City’s survey viewed as a tool for growth

The unemployment rate is...the voter turnout in November was...the percent of individuals satisfied with quality of life in Perryville is?Numbers are just numbers, but the intent of city officials, …
SPORTS

Saxony stifles Herculaneum in homecoming victory

Saxony Lutheran coach Justin Callahan wasn’t one to mince words. His team needed a win in the worst way. “When you come into the game 1-7, you really start to doubt what you are doing …

Perryville finds other ways to victory against De Soto

It’s no secret that the Perryville girls’ basketball team likes to shoot three-pointers in bulk. Unfortunately, sometimes those outside shots don’t fall every night and they have to …

Pirates excited to be back in gym after quarantine

The Perryville boys basketball team was finally able to get back on the court on Monday. The Pirates went into quarantine for two weeks following a positive COVID-19 test after their game at Kennett …
OBITUARIES
Michael J. Garris
Michael J. Garris, 82, of Crosstown passed away Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021 at his residence.He was born Feb. 20, 1938 in Perry County to … Read More
Alfred H. Vogt
Alfred H. “Bud” Vogt, 79, of St. Mary passed away Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021 at his residence.He was born Nov. 10, 1941 in East … Read More
Joyce L. Hennemann
Joyce Lee Hennemann, 84, of Ste Genevieve died Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021 at StoneBridge Senior Living in De Soto.She was born Feb. 5, … Read More
Judith Gegg
Judith Gegg, 78, of Perryville passed away Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021 at her residence. She was born Oct. 14, 1942 in Perryville to … Read More
Elvera E. Weber
Elvera E. Weber, 97, of Altenburg passed away Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021 at Saint Francis Medical Center.She was born Sept. 20, 1923 in … Read More
STATE NEWS
OPINION

Mob action suspends our democracy

Martin Luther King, Jr., once said that “Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal.”Over the past year, we have seen violent protests …

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