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Deputies of the Maries County Sheriff’s Office responded to a 911 call from a boater stuck on the Gasconade River Sept. 9.  The call occurred after a boater accidentally drove onto a …
ST. JAMES — Meramec Regional Planning Commission’s (MRPC) Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) on Aug. 12 prioritized the next round of unfunded needs in the region. Included were …
Osage Ambulance District (OAD) Administrator Josh Krull told board members at their meeting last Wednesday, Aug. 25, that the purchase of property owned by Sarah Thoenen was finalized that …
Commission News
Pentecostal Bridge salvage begins

Brenneke Construction has begun the removal of the wreck of the Pentecostal Bridge from the Maries River.  Osage County Road and Bridge Foreman Ron Kempker has arranged to haul off much of …

Osage County Commission - 8-25-21

Commission delivers Preliminary Acquisition Notice to Campeotto Craig Campeotto of Campeotto-DeMaria, LLC, the current owner of the Popcorn Buddha building at the western junction of US 50 and MO …

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 …

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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Need Money, Don’t Cut That Walnut Tree, Sell the Walnuts!

I always figure the yellow leaves on the walnut trees tell me a lot about the upcoming fall. This year that yellowing foliage on the walnuts here on Lightnin’ Ridge is really late. Could be …

Another September day from my memory

The date was Saturday, Sept. 9, 1978. I was a freshman at the University of Missouri in Columbia playing a round of golf for my dormitory on the University’s course as part of an intramural …

I remember that day

Many days have been important to history in my 60 plus years of life on this earth. I have no recollection of a large number of these.  On Nov. 22, 1963, Lee Harvey Oswald shot and killed …