LOCAL NEWS

Yard signs return for 2021 seniors

It was born out of a sense of necessity due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the reception was so overwhelming that it is happening again. The classes of 2021 seniors at Perryville and St. Vincent High …

Blue adjusting to new role with MDC

Rebecca Blue has been with the Missouri Department of Conservation for the past three years.She began serving as the Perryville forester in late February.“I’ll be covering private …

Spelunking class an introduction to caving

Salamanders, sculpin, mole crickets and mud! Yes, plenty of mud.Those are just a few of the critters and terrain beginning cavers got to experience during a recent spelunking adventure into Streiler …

County now first in testing positivity rate

A recent spike of positive COVID-19 cases has Perry County tops in the state in terms of cases per 100,000 residents and the seven-day positivity rate.In the past seven days, Perry County has had a …
SPORTS

Barber’s hat trick helps SV take down Saxony

It was another installment in the St. Vincent-Saxony Lutheran rivalry, and yet another victory for the Indians. Reese Barber made sure of that. The junior secured a hat trick, accounting for …

Brown ‘ready for anything’ as he signs with Lindenwood baseball

When Saxony Lutheran senior pitcher Eli Brown walked out onto the field for his first t-ball practice, he said “this is the best day of my life.” It’s a true story, his mother …

Sander honored for 200 career victories at Saxony Lutheran

Saxony Lutheran baseball coach Paul Sander has hit another milestone as the Crusaders skipper. He was recognized for winning his 200th game before the game against East Carter County on April …
OBITUARIES
Lynn Schnurbusch
Lynn Schnurbusch, 71, of Perryville passed away Thursday, April 29, 2021 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.Lynn was born July 24, … Read More
Harry L. Abbott
Harry Lee Abbott, 67, of Oak Ridge passed away Sunday, May 2, 2021 at his residence.He was born May 28, 1953 in Cape Girardeau to … Read More
Ryan A. Hohenadel
Ryan Allen Hohenadel, 41, “finished the race” on Wednesday, April 28, 2021, after battling a terminal illness. Originally … Read More
Fealie Hamelback
Fealie “Vern” Hamelback, 72, of Ste Genevieve, formerly of the St. Louis area. Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother … Read More
Derek E. Cox
Derek Edward Cox, 38, of Everett, Wash. passed away Friday, March 26 due to injuries sustained from a motorcycle accident. Just like … Read More
STATE NEWS
OPINION

Four issues, two weeks

With only two weeks left in the 2021 session, I believe what looked like a log jam of legislation between the House and Senate has broken loose, and things are starting to move.I am concerned about a …

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Sen. Blunt announces he won't seek re-election

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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