LOCAL NEWS

Shrine, grotto, grounds open for dance photos Feb. 27

St. Mary's of The Barrens Church, Shrine, Grotto and grounds welcomes both St, Vincent as well as Perryville High students, staff and alumni for their Golden Gala and Sweetheart Dance.     …

Local sculpture trail set for Mayfest debut

For lovers of art, Perryville will be the place to go in a few months.Five sculpture exhibits will be unveiled the Friday of Mayfest as part of a sculpture trail.Three will be installed at Miget Park …

Chamber events set to resume next month

I hope everyone is staying warm. The Chamber is working on our 2021 schedule and events. Power Hours, Coffee and Connections, April membership meeting and Leadership Perryville, just to name a few. …

Department of Conservation to offer virtual ‘A Day in the Life of a Conservation Agent’ class Feb. 24

  What’s it like to be a Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) agent? Join Perry County Conservation Agent Chris Doran for a virtual in-depth presentation of his not-so-typical …
SPORTS

SV boys edge Puxico in district tournament

St. Vincent got more than it bargained for in its Class 2, District 3 tournament matchup. Six seed Puxico jumped out to an early lead and stuck around for much of the game before three seed St. …

Pirates face tough road in districts

Perryville boys basketball coach Rick Dunn understands just how steep the uphill climb is when it comes to the Pirates’ chances in the Class 5, District 1 tournament. So much so that he was …

PHS girls face ‘different challenge’ with Saxony

Perryville girls basketball coach Angela Fulton and her team is looking to break a streak when it comes to the program’s success in the postseason. The Lady Pirates have not won a district …
OBITUARIES
Robert Ruessler
Robert Ruessler, 69, of Perryville passed away, on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021 at his residence surrounded by his family.He was born on … Read More
Stephen L. Goddard
Stephen L. Goddard, 88, of Perryville, died Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021 at his residence.He was born Oct. 15, 1932 in St. Louis to Sydney … Read More
Zachary E. Guerrero
We regret to inform you that Zachary “Zach” “Zachattack” “Zacharoni” “Vladimir” Elias Guerrero made his last wildly … Read More
Patricia A. Robinson
Patricia Ann Robinson, 79, of Perryville passed away Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021 at the Estates of Perryville. She was born May 17, 1941 in … Read More
Robert E. McDermott
Robert Eugene McDermott, 87, of Independence passed away Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021 at St. Luke’s East Hospital in Lee’s Summit. … Read More
STATE NEWS
OPINION

Biden kicks off administration with job-destroying energy moves

Affordable energy is important for our entire country, but it’s especially important where we live – for families, farmers, manufacturers, and small business owners. Unfortunately, …

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