Bridges honored for a successful career as Fatima XC coach

Fatima cross country and track coach Marc Bridges on Thursday was honored for his successful career as he has led the Comets to 21 top-four finishes in the former, including 11 state championships …
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Carla Butler of Belle has been promoted from office manager to administrator of the Maries Osage Ambulance District (MOAD), effective Aug. 22. MOAD board members made the decision during closed …
Westphalia City Clerk Kerry Bax submitted her resignation to the Westphalia Board of Aldermen at their meeting last Tuesday night, effective in May 2022, at which time she will have served the city …
State Tech took the art of barbecuing to the next level with its creation and utilization of a nine-foot grill to smoke a whole steer over the course of 38 hours last week with an open meal served to …
Natalie’s Pastries in Meta has opened successfully and owner Natalie Russell said she couldn’t be more pleased. “I really wanted to bring something healthy to the …
A permit was approved by the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) for a driveway to be constructed at the Meta City Park, with or without a culvert, but aldermen at their Aug. 11 meeting …
Commission News
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
Margaret Schulte

1 Margaret Renilda Schulte, 89, Jefferson City, passed away Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, at Oak Tree Villas. She was born May 17, 1932, to the late Hugo Peter and Mary Cecilia (Thoenen) Niekamp on …

Sheryl Schulte

Sheryl Augustine Schulte, 75, passed away Aug. 20, 2021. She was born July 14, 1946, to Vera and Ralph Augustine in Jefferson City. She is survived by husband, Lawrence; daughter, Stephanie …

Barbara Honse

  Barbara Sue Honse, 76, Vienna, passed away Friday, Sept. 10, 2021, at StoneBridge Villa Marie in Jefferson City. She was born Jan. 30, 1945, to the late Harrison Cleveland and Mildred …

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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Photo oGallry

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 …
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 …
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 …