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Board discusses renaming McDonald’s Drive

The Board of Aldermen discussed and approved several things at the latest meeting on June 4. The board had a discussion regarding the name of McDonald’s Court. Staff has confirmed that …

Saxony Lutheran releases second semester honor rolls

Saxony Lutheran recently released its honor rolls for the second semester. The names are as follows: 3.50-3.74 GPA Adalyn Brandhorst, Landon Buchheit, Sadie Elmore, James Hope, Clark Jones, Eva …

Historical Society to host House and Garden Tour

The Perry County Historical Society is presenting its first House and Garden Tour on June 15. A dozen homes, former homes – and even some homes away from home will be featured on the tour, …

SV schools to adopt new administrative model

Beginning in the 2024-2025 school year, St. Vincent de Paul Schools will be incorporating a new administrative model for their schools. This past school year, the school and archdiocese of St. Louis …

Pecaut, Mackay honored at health conference

Two members of the Perry County Health Department received Special Recognition Awards at a recent Missouri Enviromental Health Association Conference. Perry County Environmental Public Health …

Society of SV DePaul Thrift Store has faith in good people

When the building fund progress report was given for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store, Andy Graf, president of the Perryville conference beamed with joy. The capital campaign has …

Immanuel Lutheran to host ‘Honoring Our Heroes’ lucheon

The Immanuel Lutheran “Spirit Within Series” committee will hold their 8th Annual “Honoring Our Heroes” Luncheon on Thursday, July 4th, 2024 at 12 Noon in the Immanuel …

Board discusses street striping issues

The Perryville Board of Aldermen cleared up a few issues at the most recent City council meeting on May 21. Questions from multiple residents had been raised about the centerline striping on Main …

Kreitler Law Firm to open in Perryville

A new law firm will soon be coming to Perryville. Kreitler Law Firm will be opening its third office (the other two being in Festus and in Ste. Gen) in Perryville, at the Catalyst Center, on June 3. …

Cicada spectacular hits Missouri

If a person was driving down the street in Perryville and heard a loud buzzing noise or even just outside trying to enjoy a nice summer evening. Their leisure time could be interrupted. Periodical …
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Saxony soccer claims third in Class 1

Saxony Lutheran had a good send-off for its seniors that helped define the program. After a disappointing loss in the Class 1 state semifinal game, the Crusaders bounced back to defeat Laquey 2-0 on …

Fulton steps down as PHS girls soccer coach

Perryville girls soccer coach Jerry Fulton thought it was something he would do for a few years and it turned into something that he would do for nearly two decades. However, now he feels like …

Perryville to host first football Alumni Night

The Perryville football program is looking to welcome back former players into the fold. The program will host its first PHS Football Alumni Night on July 12 at the Robinson Construction Event Center …
OBITUARIES
Clifford R. Schmidt
Clifford Ritchie Schmidt, 73, of Altenburg, Missouri passed away Saturday, June 1, 2024 at his residence. He was born August 27, 1950 in Cape Girardeau, MO to Elmer and Lorna (Hasse) Schmidt. …
Curtis W. Lohmann
Curtis Wayne Lohmann, 70 years old, of Perryville, died Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Perryville. He was born July 2, 1953. Curtis was a member of Perryville Eagles Post …
Cordell R. Kirn
Cordell Ruth (Kranawetter) Kirn, 83, of Perryville, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 27, 2024. Born on October 3, 1940, in Jacob, Illinois, to Benjamin and Frieda (Stueve) Kranawetter, …
Effie Mae French
It is with deep sorrow that we announce the death of our mother, Effie Mae French, of Perryville who left us on May 31, 2024 at the age of 81. She touched the lives of all who knew her with strength …
Roger L. Paulus
Roger L. Paulus, 92, of Perryville, Missouri passed away Monday, May 27, 2024 at Independence Care Center. He was born May 22, 1932 in Perryville, MO to Leo B. and Mildred L. (Claussen) Paulus. He …
STATE NEWS
For both sides, abortion policy 2 years after Dobbs decision hinges on November
WASHINGTON — Exactly two years after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the constitutional right to an abortion, the battles rage among both advocates and lawmakers over the future of reproductive …
PACs connected to Missouri lobbyist take in $530K from pair of companies
A constellation of political action committees tied to a Jefferson City lobbyist raked in $530,000 in contributions this month from a pair of companies. The six PACs — MO Majority PAC, Missouri …
2 years after Missouri banned abortion, navigating access still involves fear, confusion
When Missouri outlawed abortion two years ago, Nicole was far more worried for her grown children than for herself.  It had been two decades since she last gave birth, when she suffered a serious …
No, Missouri law does not require a pregnant woman to stay with her husband
The idea that “pregnant women in Missouri can’t get divorced” and therefore can’t leave abusive husbands has gone viral.   This is a dangerous misunderstanding of law that is likely to make …
Despite GOP headwinds, citizen-led abortion measures could be on the ballot in 9 states
For abortion rights supporters in Florida, it was a tumultuous day of highs and lows. On April 1, the Florida Supreme Court paved the way for the state to ban nearly all abortions after six weeks of …
OPINION

Fighting back against Biden’s two-tiered justice system

The day the verdict was reached in New York v. Trump will go down as a dark day in our nation’s history. The former president was convicted and could be thrown in jail over charges that should …

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