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 …
News
GASCONADE COUNTY — Osage Ambulance District personnel faced many challenges while attempting to respond to a high priority medical call south of Redbird a week ago Wednesday. They were …
JEFFERSON CITY — The spring season brings blooms, sunny skies, warmer temperatures and a variety of newborn animals. Young wildlife can pull on our heartstrings as they look to be abandoned, …
LINN — Samuel Levi Hudson, State Tech’s chief information officer, was charged April 24 in a felony Phelps County warrant alleging three counts of deviate sexual sodomy against a male …
Westphalia aldermen on April 30 approved the April election results where Alderman Stanley Heckman retained his seat and Caitlin Berhorst replaced Alderman Lori Asel. Both Heckman and Berhorst …
Linn Aldermen on April 30 approved increasing water and sewer rates. Aldermen approved two separate ordinances to make these changes. Ordinance No. 2024-06 amended the city code raising the …
Commission News
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 …
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 …
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 …
OSAGE COUNTY — Osage County Commissioners took an unusual step, meeting an hour early Tuesday, June 27. The purpose of convening was to officially approve a ballot measure providing for …

Lyla Coleman

Lyla Coleman, 68, Jefferson City, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, May 11, 2024, at Stonebridge Villa Marie Skilled Nursing facility in Jefferson City. She was born June 7, 1955, the …

Katherine Gelven

Katherine L. Gelven, 94, passed away Sunday, May 12, 2024, at Stonebridge of Owensville. She was born Nov. 27, 1929, to the late William and Hannah (Bogle) Buscher in Freedom. She was …

Steven Braman

Steven Anthony Braman, 56, Tracy, Calif., passed away Sunday, April 7, 2024, at the Johannesburg Surgical Hospital in South Africa while on a business trip.  He was born May 31, 1967, to B. …

Sports

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 …

Fatima’s Comets lead county athletes at final Show-Me Conference track meet

MOKANE — Go out on a high note. Osage County track athletes from Linn, Chamois and Fatima had that mentality last Thursday during the final Show-Me Conference track meet held at South …
Sports

Linn, Chamois athletes team up during Maries-Osage Challenge Track meet

Reclaim the flag. That was the goal last Monday for middle and high school track teams from Linn and Chamois during the annual Maries-Osage Challenge Track Meet at the Linn High School Athletic …

Wildcat baseball to host 25th annual tournament

Area high school baseball fans looking for games later this week need not look any further than Linn High School and their 25th Annual Baseball Tournament. Six teams will be split into two pools …

CMS Pirate track places fifth at Vienna

VIENNA — Running on a 300-meter track. That is what Chamois’ Pirates and Lady Pirates got to do last Wednesday at Vienna High School during the annual Vienna Middle School (VMS) …
Photo oGallry

John Hoskins and I became acquainted in the 1980’s, when he was a regional supervisor for the Conservation Commission Enforcement division over southern Missouri. He came to my home in the …
I spoke to a college ornithology class about birds a few years back. I think my talk went over really well except for my woodpecker recipes. I myself have had a great fascination with birds since I …
A Democratic filibuster of legislation making it harder for Missourians to amend the state constitution through citizen-led initiatives stretched through the night and into its 15th hour Tuesday …