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Saxony Lutheran releases honor roll

Saxony Lutheran High School recently released its first semester honor roll. 3.5-3.74 GPA Megan Birk, Landon Buchheit, Clark Jones, Eva Kilburn, Bryce Meyer, Evan Ochs, Anna Respondek Ekaterina Rust, …

Local florist eyeing retirement, hopes business continues

Shirley Moonier of Moonier Florist has no intention of closing her business, but she is looking for someone who is willing to purchase it and the building in the near future. …

Immanuel Lutheran celebrates 75 years of pancakes

Pancake batter will be on the griddles and residents will be eating plenty of pancakes as they have for many decades before. Immanuel Lutheran will host its 75th annual Pancake Day breakfast this …

Perryville receives MAC’s Creative Community honor

Perryville has been recognized for its efforts in the arts. The city was named the 2024 Creative Community by the Missouri Arts Council in November 2023. The award recognizes a community that uses …

Perryville Save-A-Lot to close Feb. 17

Perryville will soon see the end of a local grocery store in the near future. Save-A-Lot will close its doors on Feb. 17. “We take the decision to close any Save A Lot location very …

Buchheit Enterprises Celebrates 90 Years in Business

Buchheit Inc. celebrates 90 years in business.  In honor of the company’s milestone, Marketing Manager, Michael Sheppard, said, “We are excited to celebrate 90 years of serving our …

Miller announces run for Division II Circuit Judge

Associate Circuit Judge Frank E. Miller announced his intention to seek the Division II Circuit Judge position for the 32nd Judicial Circuit.  The 32nd Circuit is comprised of Bollinger, Cape …

New dialing procedure to begin later this month

Perry County residents will see a change in how they can dial a phone number later this month. The Missouri Public Service Commission, the North American Numbering Plan Administrator (NANPA) and the …

Saxony Lutheran to add Ag Science building on campus

Saxony Lutheran High School will soon be expanding. In a news conference on Jan. 24, the school announced that they will soon begin construction on a new Agriculture Science Multipurpose building in …

Chamber celebrates 101 years at annual meeting

The Perryville Area Chamber of Commerce has been around for quite awhile, 101 years actually. The organization celebrated that fact at its annual “Celebration of Business and Community” …
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Perryville baseball to play at Busch Stadium this season

The Perryville baseball team will be playing in the big time this upcoming spring. The Pirates will play at Busch Stadium, the home of the St. Louis Cardinals, against Rova-Williamsfield on April 20. …

Moll scores 38, hits game winner on senior night

There was plenty of excitement for the Perryville girls basketball team on Thursday. Perryville senior Brooklyn Moll hit the game-winner in the final seconds to lift the Pirates over DeSoto 58-56 on …

SV boys fall to St. Pius as they struggle late

The St. Vincent boys showed plenty of fight, but could not get that one basket they needed in a 66-60 loss to visiting St. Pius on Feb. 2. “It just felt like when we got the lead, or started to …
OBITUARIES
Thurman M. Blyzes
Thurman Michael “Mike” Blyzes, 70, of Friedheim, Missouri passed away Thursday, February 8, 2024 at his residence. He was born August 20, 1953 in St. Louis City, MO to Thurman E. and …
Dennis E. Lohmann
Dennis Edgar Lohmann, 79, of Perryville, Missouri passed away Thursday, February 8, 2024 at Mercy South Hospital. He was born September 28, 1944 in Farrar, MO to Otto and Edna (Roth) Lohmann. Dennis …
George M. Hopfer
George Michael Hopfer, 85, of Perryville, passed away Friday, February 2, 2024 at Missouri Veteran’s Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born October 21, 1938 in Uniontown, MO to Michael and Gladys …
Glenda A. Pruitt
Glenda A. Pruitt (nee Grass), 88, of Round Rock, TX, died Wednesday, January 24, 2024, at North Austin Medical Center. She was born October 11, 1935, in Brewer, MO, to Henry and Ruth (Layton) Grass. …
Linda C. Lucas
Linda Christine Lucas, 73, of Perryville, passed away Saturday, January 20, 2024 at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born May 24, 1950 in Memphis, TN to Jack and Mary Rita (Hartman) Arrowsmith. …
STATE NEWS
Missouri Senate passes bill making it harder for voters to amend the constitution
Legislation to add a new barrier to amending the Missouri Constitution by initiative petition passed the state Senate Thursday on a party line vote. With 22 Republicans in favor and nine Democrats …
Bail clampdowns don’t match what research says about suspects, experts say
Crime is shaping up as a potent election issue, and one of the key points of debate is over bail: Which suspects should be jailed before trial, and which ones should be released on bond — and for …
Springfield Sen. Lincoln Hough joins race for Missouri lieutenant governor
After weeks of flirting with the idea, state Sen. Lincoln Hough of Springfield jumped into the Republican Primary for lieutenant governor on Thursday. Hough, who is serving his second term in the …
Biden unveils latest round of student loan cancellation to aid 153,000 borrowers
President Joe Biden expanded his push to eliminate student loan debt Wednesday, saying during a speech the initiative is part of a campaign promise to address the “broken” system. “While a …
Missouri Treasurer faces scrutiny over state advertising on unregulated slot machines
A southwest Missouri lawmaker blasted state Treasurer Vivek Malek Wednesday for refusing to answer questions about new ads for the state Unclaimed Property Program appearing on unregulated games that …
OPINION

Letter to the Editor: What a Mess

Would you like a mess on your road where you drive by it everyday or near your home? No? I don’t like to see it either. Why would people dump old furniture etc. on the side of country roads …

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