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OSAGE COUNTY   — Andrew S. Zachery, 32, of St James, eluded authorities in Osage County for a day but was captured on Wednesday, July 10. He is being held without bond and has been charged …
LINN   — State Tech Chief of Staff Amy Ames told Regents last month that since Osage View opened, the college has also invested in a new road ($354,211), Osage View golf cart paths …
OSAGE COUNTY — The Osage County Board of Equalization (BOE) convened in Osage County Commission Chambers at 9 a.m. Monday, July 15. While the BOE meeting once a year is routine, this event …
Commission News

County Commission passes resolution to close jail

State trooper is parked in front of the Osage County Detention Center enterance. Sallyport paid for by the Inmate Security Fund (jail commissary profits).

LINN — At their meeting April 23, commissioners unanimously approved a resolution to close the Osage County Detention Center by the end of the year, unless Sheriff Mike Bonham can prove to the …

Bonham, Sallin concerned about threats to mail fentanyl to government offices

OSAGE COUNTY   — Osage County Health Department (OCHD) Administrator Kim Sallin and Osage County Sheriff Mike Bonham told commissioners last week they were aware of threats to mail …

County leaning toward Bartlett & West for Pentecostal Bridge replacement

OSAGE COUNTY — Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) Transportation Planner Joanie Prenger met with commissioners on Thursday, Sept. 18. They showed her their evaluations of the seven …

Sports
Individual award winners are, from left to right, Kaitlyn Plassmeyer, Maya Libbert, Jeana Abbott, Lilly Borgmeyer, Hannah Heisler, and Kristen Robertson.

Fatima Lady Comets conclude stellar season with team awards and honors

The Fatima Lady Comets finished an impressive season, culminating in the announcement of their annual awards and honors, which recognize the outstanding contributions of the team and individual …

Area teams shoot well at Eastern Archery Nationals

OSAGE COUNTY — At the 2024 NASP Eastern Nationals, held on May 9-11, the Chamois HS team scored 3,247 with 143 tens, ranking 126th of 252 teams. Jack Schollmeyer (academic archer) shot 296 …

Kloeppel, Riegel, Lady Comet 4x800m relay team lead Osage County at state track

JEFFERSON CITY — End their season with a state medal around their necks. Track and field athletes from Chamois, Linn and Fatima had that aspiration over the weekend during the Missouri …
Sports

Show-Me conference champs

ST. ELIZABETH — One more conference title. Fatima’s baseball Comets were looking for one last Show-Me Conference title Thursday on the road in St. Elizabeth against the Missouri High …

Comet baseball needs extra innings to claim Southern Boone title

Defeating Mexico, Eldon and Fulton during their first three games of the inaugural Southern Boone Invitational baseball tournament, Fatima’s Comets looked to bring the championship hardware …

Fatima Lady Comets celebrate five seniors’ stellar contributions to soccer program

The Fatima Lady Comets soccer team paused Thursday to celebrate the contributions of five remarkable seniors on Senior Night. With a resounding 8-0 victory against California at home, the Lady Comets …
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UD Around the World

UD Around the World - July 17th, 2024

Charlie and Laverne Robinson of Loose Creek spent their 54th wedding anniversary celebrating with their family in the Rocky Mountains of Woodland Park, Colo. from June 7–14. The family enjoyed …

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Opinion

We need a change

Dear Editor: Some of Biden’s supporters stay strong behind him, others want him to step aside. Truth is it does not matter who the Democrats run for president, if the Democratic candidate …

Weekly wrap up

Summer in Missouri is one of the best times of the year. From Fourth of July celebrations to watching baseball or attending family cookouts, there is always something to do around the Third District. …

Trump fighting for America’s existance

Ever since Trump became president on January 20, 2017, he has endured the wrath of the Democratic Party. Just two days later, Madonna said she had thoughts of blowing up the White House. Kathy …