Bland, MO

Kimberlee Dunn – Service 7/2/2022 Noon

Kimberlee Dunn of Cuba has died at the age of 66. Her funeral service will be Saturday at noon at Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville. Burial will be in the Sellers Cemetery in Dillard. Visitation is Saturday morning at 10 o’clock at Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville.
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Missouri S&T News and Research

Cawlfield named chair of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering

Dr. Jeffrey Cawlfield, professor of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering (GGPE), has accepted the role of GGPE chair. The appointment is effective August 1. He has served as interim GGPE chair since August 1, 2021. Cawlfield received a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Washington State University in Pullman...
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Missouri S&T News and Research

Kimball named chair of electrical and computer engineering

Dr. Jonathan Kimball, professor of electrical and computer engineering (ECE), has accepted the role of ECE chair. The appointment is effective August 1. Kimball received a bachelor’s degree in electrical and computer engineering from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. He received a master’s degree in electrical engineering and a Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Kimball worked in private industry for several years and joined the Missouri S&T faculty in 2008, where he has served as director of the Center for Research in Energy and Environment since 2019. He is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE).

Cuba man attacks woman at river access

A convicted criminal with a previous history of violence attacked a woman attempting to fish at a local river access point after he tried to steal her truck. As a result of the June 13 incident, Michael Everett Uhl, born in 1986, of Cuba, stands charged with the class E felony assault in the third degree, the class D felony of tampering in the first degree, and the class D felony of assault in the third degree.
Sullivan Independent News

Six Injured, One Deceased In Sunday Morning House Fire

As the Sullivan Independent News went to press late Monday, June 27, one of seven victims seriously burned in a house fire Sunday morning, June 26, at 9:45 a.m. in the 600 block of Elizabeth has passed away due to injuries. The name of the female victim and names of...

Man accused of brutal Phelps County murder has trial delayed six months

The trial of a Pennsylvania man accused of a brutal Phelps County murder is delayed by six months. Josue Martinez had been scheduled for a jury trial to begin next month. But his trial was rescheduled last week to be held January 9-13, 2023. Martinez is charged with first-degree murder, first-degree robbery, tampering with a motor vehicle, and two counts of armed criminal action.

Cuba Man Succumbs to Injuries After Pickup Truck Crash in Crawford County

(Cuba) A man from Cuba died a few hours after being flown to Mercy Hospital in St. Louis after a pickup truck crash early Monday morning in Crawford County. The Highway Patrol says the accident happened on I-44 eastbound at mile marker 207.8, just west of Cuba when a Ford Ranger driven by 33-year-old Justin Studdard ran off the road, struck an embankment, the truck overturned and came to rest on it’s side.

Linn coach adds to his duties

LINN — Ryan Rost's love of coaching will keep him busy all year long. Already the head softball coach at Linn High School in the fall and boys golf coach in the spring, Rost has taken over as head coach of the girls basketball team. We spoke to Rost...
Sullivan Independent News

Sullivan Man Injured In Collision On Service Road

A Sullivan man had moderate injuries Wednesday in an accident at the South Service Road and Highway 185. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said a 1997 Chervolet Venture driven by Justin Hermann, 25, St. Clair, failed to yield the right of way to a 2004 Cadillac Escalade driven by Larry Rhoades, 66, Sullivan.

William "Bill" Lee Mabe

William "Bill" Lee Mabe of Steelville was born on Saturday, September 14, 1957 in Cuba, to Richard L. "Step" Mabe, Sr. and Marie Jane Mabe (nee Lancaster). He passed away at Missouri Baptist Hospital in Sullivan on Friday, June 24, 2022 at the age of 64 years, 9 months and 10 days.

Bill was a lifelong resident of Steelville and graduated from Steelville High School in 1976. He was of the Catholic faith and later enjoyed listening to Jerry Beers on Wednesdays at Steelville Senior Living. Bill was a master carpenter and worked for Bob Berenzen Construction in St. Louis and later owned his own business.

Hot Days and Cool Nights in Hermann, MO

It’s summer, and whether you have “enjoying some fun in the sun” or “escaping the heat” on your agenda, Hermann has the perfect backdrop and soundtrack for summer camaraderie. If you’re looking to beat the heat, look no further than Hermann’s wineries and distilleries. Unique...

Norma Jean Conaway – Service 07/01/22 at 1 p.m.

Norma Jean Conaway of Bixby died Saturday at the age of 88. The funeral service will be Friday afternoon at 1 at the Britton/Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville. Burial will be at the Maple Grove Cemetery near Viburnum. Visitation for Norma Conaway is Thursday evening from 5 until 8 at...

Private philanthropy funds half of UM system's largest new capital project

(The Center Square) – The largest of five new capital projects throughout the University of Missouri system will be funded equally by gifts and campus reserves. The Board of Curators unanimously approved $73 million for the construction of four projects at the flagship campus in Columbia and a welcome center at the Missouri University of Science and Technology (S&T) at Rolla.

Rosy Buck Farm, inspired by farms around the globe, celebrates sustainable growing in Leasburg, Missouri

In 2009, Holly Evans and Randy Buck met while interning at a farm on Orcas Island near Washington state. From that experience, three things bloomed: their relationship, a love for farming and a desire to own a farm themselves. They spent years traveling the world, learning and working at farms in places ranging from Hawaii to Turkey. They finally opened their own operation, Rosy Buck Farm, in Leasburg, Missouri, in 2016.