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UD Editor Neal A. Johnson and his wife, Karima, are shown with the paper at the ​seven-story Christ of the Ozarks Statue during a recent vacation. The monument continues to be one of the most …
Kennedy Marie Luebbert, infant daughter of Karl Allen and Heather Marie (Haslag) Luebbert of Taos, joined the angels in heaven Sunday, July 4, 2021, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Jefferson City. She …
Jean Louise Ashner, 57, Bland, passed away Saturday, July 10, 2021, at her residence. She was born May 29, 1964, to Kenneth F. and Mary (Wagner) Witte in Lemay. She was united in marriage to …
Commission News
Sheriff reports progress against multiple thefts

Osage County Sheriff Mike Bonham made a triumphal presentation to the Osage County Commission of recovered road signs. He announced an arrest in the case. “The gentleman who is incarcerated is …

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

MRPC to help county with ARPA Kelly Sink, Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) Project Development Department Manager, made a presentation to the Osage County Commission and answered …

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

County government switches to Mid-America Bank Osage County commissioners opened bids from two local banks on Tuesday, June 8. This bid covers county government checking accounts, passbook …

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

County government switches to Mid-America Bank Osage County commissioners opened bids from two local banks on Tuesday, June 8. This bid covers county government checking accounts, passbook …

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Incentives offered to Road and Bridge employees Favorable weather had the department’s gravel trucks up and running but not as many as there were enough drivers to man them. “We’ve got a …

Sports

Fatima’s starting five put together a great game Thursday against Owensville as the quintet at one point had scored 56 of 58 points and finished with 60 of 66 points in a 66-46 win.

Fatima’s starting five put together a great game Thursday against Owensville as the quintet at one point had scored 56 of 58 points and finished with 60 of 66 points in a 66-46 win. “This was …

Chamois played a solid game last Tuesday but lost 55-51 to Calvary Lutheran in a tight contest that saw the Pirates play shorthanded.

Chamois played a solid game last Tuesday but lost 55-51 to Calvary Lutheran in a tight contest that saw the Pirates play shorthanded.“The kids fought hard the entire game,” said Coach …
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Opinion
Crawdads... bait and breakfast

The crawdad is an unusual creature, always looking back where he has been, and going where his isn’t looking. Quite often where he has been appears quite safe and there looms a bass or walleye …

Governor Parson Signs SB 262: Transportation Funding for Critical Infrastructure Projects

(JEFFERSON CITY, MO) – Governor Mike Parson has signed SB 262 into law, which will increase transportation funding for critical state and local infrastructure projects across the state of Missouri. …

Freshmen legislators tour Ameren headquarters

This past week a small number of legislators toured the Ameren headquarters in St. Louis. The legislature creates laws for investor-owned utilities in our state and the Missouri Public Service …