LOCAL NEWS

Students the focus during Coffee/Connections

The focus was on the students as the local schools in the area converged on one spot. School administrators at Perry County School District 32, Immanuel Lutheran, and Saxony Lutheran spoke to members …

Perryville's fall clean up Oct. 11-15

The city of Perryville's annual fall cleanup has been scheduled for Monday, Oct. 11 through Friday, Oct. 15. Residents wanting to participate in this service are encouraged to call ahead. This event …

Having their say: Residents bring concerns, questions about justice center locations

More than 30 people attended a public hearing on possible locations for a joint Perry County and city of Perryville justice center, which took place Sept. 9 in the second floor courtroom. Mike …

Video: Sept. 16 public hearing for joint justice center

To view a recording of the entire public hearing from Sept. 16, click on the link below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DDLaFunMUNI
SPORTS

St. Vincent makes Valle Catholic ‘play’ in loss

St. Vincent football coach Tim Schumer didn’t want his team to look at the scoreboard following the game. The score may have said that the Valle Catholic Warriors won in a lopsided game, but …

Indians take advantage of miscues to claim first victory

St. Vincent found itself down two scores midway through the third quarter, and despite the deficit, coach Tim Schumer was calm.“The game was not over at that point, you have to play four …

Rushing attack leads Pirates to win over Owls

The Perryville football team is quickly turning into a M.A.S.H. unit. With several players already nursing injuries from the previous week, they also threw in other players who were in quarantine. …
OBITUARIES
Mark A. Soots
Mark A. Soots, 52, of Perryville passed away Friday, Sept. 10, 2021 at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born May 22, 1969 in Perryville. He was the son of Shirley (Soots) Richardson. J.T. Price …
Timothy J. Zahner
Timothy J. Zahner, 72, of Marble Hill, died Monday, Sept. 6, 2021 in at his residence in Bollinger County.He was born Jan. 14, 1949 in Perryville to Leroy and Myrtle “Marie” (Edmond) …
Donald T. McAtee
Donald T. McAtee 86 years old of Sainte Genevieve died Monday, Sept, 13, 2021 at his home surrounded by his daughters in Sainte Genevieve.He was born Aug. 16, 1935 in Perryville. He was married to …
Michael F. Welker
Michael F. Welker, 58, of Perryville passed away Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born Feb. 6, 1963 in Perryville to Francis and Joan Marie (Maloney) …
Donald R. Sievers
Donald Ray Sievers, 80, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021 at his home after a battle with melanoma cancer.He was born Aug. 19, 1941 in Cape Girardeau, the son of Elmer L. and Anita …
STATE NEWS
OPINION

Learning to ignore the noise

The distractions of modern life are endless. How is it possible to sift through all of the chaos? Wasn’t the invention of computers supposed to cut down on all the massive paper trails? …

PHOTO GALLERIES
VIDEOS

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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