Five pieces on display as part of sculpture trail

For a couple hours last Friday morning, Perryville Mayor Ken Baer oversaw the installation of five sculptures — one at the city parking lot, one across from the post office and three at the …

Chris Janson to headline bicentennial event

Perry County Heritage Tourism in coordination with Perry County, the City of Perryville and several other organizations have been hard at work in recent months with plans for Perry County’s …

City of Perryville’s revenue shows slight decrease

A look at both the city of Perryville as well as Perry County’s sales tax revenue amounts for January through March shows receipts are up more than 6 percent for the county while the city is …

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 …

Saxony hosts first home track meet

A new era dawned on the Saxony Lutheran Track and Field team. The school hosted nine teams in its first ever home track meet on April 27. The Perryville, Jackson, and Cape Girardeau Chambers of …

Perryville JV track wins JCAA Conference meet

The Perryville High School junior varsity track team walked away with a conference championship last week. The junior varsity boys finished first to claim the Jefferson County Athletic Association …

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 …
Marydelle Schremp
Marydelle Schremp, 94, of Perryville, Missouri passed away on Monday, May 10, 2021 at Independence Care Center.She was born April 8, … Read More
Velma J. Brewer
Velma June Brewer, nee Fadler, 85, Formerly of Perryville passed away Monday, May 3, 2021 in Stillwater, Okla. with her family by her … Read More
Evelyn J. Detjen
Evelyn J. Detjen, 76, of Perryville passed away Thursday, May 6, 2021 at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born … Read More
Leota S. Lorenz
Leota Sylvia Lorenz, 96, of Shawneetown passed away Tuesday, May 11, 2021, at the Villas of Jackson. She was born Feb. 1, 1925, in … Read More
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

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 …


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 …