Potosi, MOtheijnews.com

Joanna Lynn Coffman

Joanna Lynn Coffman of Potosi was born on January 19, 1965 in Bonne Terre, a daughter to Judy (Riddle) Coffman and the late Joseph Andrew "Andy" Coffman. Joanna passed away on Saturday, June 12, 2021 at her home, having reached the age of 56 years, 4 months and 24 days.
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Festus, MOmymoinfo.com

Authorities Searching for Stolen Truck in Festus

(Festus) Police are looking for a truck that was stolen sometime during the early morning hours on Wednesday in the 800 block of Joachim Street in Festus. Festus Police Captain Doug Wendel has more information. The vehicle is a white 2001 Ford F-250. According to Captain Wendel the amount of...
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Jefferson County, MOmymoinfo.com

JCHD Director comments on Covid-19 Delta variant risks

(Hillsboro) A few states, including Missouri, have seen increases in Covid-19 cases which are positive with the Delta variant. While Jefferson County numbers have remained low over the past week or more, Health Department Director Kelley Vollmar says it’s a bit concerning. Vollmar says the vaccination rate in Jefferson County...
Farmington, MODaily Journal

Blueberry morning brings out the crowd

It was a beautiful, blueberry morning on Wednesday at the farm halfway between Farmington and Fredericktown. Only half an hour into its berry-picking season, Liberty Blueberry Farms had more than a dozen vehicles in its grassy parking lot. An hour later, the number had almost tripled. Within the first two hours of business, a line of about five customers were ready to check out, and more were streaming in.
Arnold, MOmyleaderpaper.com

Arnold man faces charges for sexual misconduct with a child

Eugene Lee Baker, 42, of Arnold has been charged with two felonies for allegedly sexually assaulting a child. The victim was younger than 13 when the alleged sexual assault began in 2012 and it continued for five years, according to court records. The victim reported the assault to Arnold Police...
Ste. Genevieve County, MOstegenherald.com

Collins Responds To County Concerns About National Park Interpretations

Chris Collins, superintendent of the Ste. Genevieve National Historical Park, addressed concerns of the Ste. Genevieve County Commission during the commission’s meeting last Thursday. Presiding Commissioner Garry Nelson had called, leaving a message that they would like to talk with Collins, concerning recent controversy over National Park Service (NPS) interpretation.
Jefferson County, MOmyleaderpaper.com

Health officials warn about COVID-19 Delta variant

The Jefferson County Health Department is warning residents about the COVID-19 Delta variant (B.1.617.2). “The Delta variant has been detected in Missouri,” Health Department epidemiologist Sara Wilton said. “We have not yet received any reports from the state of this variant being detected in Jefferson County; however, because of the time it takes to sequence a sample, we may not be notified that a person had a particular variant until weeks after a person tests positive.”
Saint Francois County, MORolla Daily News

St. Francois County angler catches state record river carpsucker

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) congratulates Steven Henson of Bonne Terre for becoming the latest state record holder for river carpsucker. Henson was fishing with his pole-and-line on the Mississippi River June 1 when he reeled in the 3-pound, 14-ounce fish. The previous record was a 2-pound, 3-ounce fish caught on the South Grand River in 2008.
Desloge, MOmymoinfo.com

Desloge Police Issues Endangered Silver Advisory Alert

(Desloge) The Desloge Police Department has issued an Endangered Silver Advisory Alert for Robert A. Myers. Myers is described as a 75 year old white male, six feet tall, weighing 150 pounds with gray hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a blue shirt, blue jean shorts, long...
Farmington, MOmymoinfo.com

Farmington Senior Center Is Back Open

(Farmington) For the first time since March of 2020, the Farmington OAKS Senior Center has re-opened for seniors 60 and older to eat lunch together. Ursula Warren is the Director of the Senior Center and says that discussions to re-open began right after she was hired last December. During the...
Bonne Terre, MOmymoinfo.com

Convincing Victories Tonight in American Legion

Potosi, Bonne Terre, Festus, DeSoto, and the Mineral Area Orioles were all in action tonight. There were convincing victories across the board as Bonne Terre Post 83 defeated Potosi Post 150 11-5. Bonne Terre improves to 2-2 on the season and will play Festus tomorrow at 7 pm from North County High School. Potosi is still searching for that first victory of the season falling to 0-7. Their next game will be against DeSoto at 7 pm from DeSoto Senior Highschool Thursday.
Farmington, MODaily Journal


Farmington Press reporter Mark Marberry, and Farmington Regional Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Candy Hente, center, present the Daily Journal/Farmington Press 2021 Country Days Photo Contest award to Summer Howard for the photo she took of her daughter Cora AuBuchon while she watched this year's SERVPRO Country Days Parade.
Farmington, MOmymoinfo.com

United Way Of St. Francois County Presents Checks

(St. Francois County) The United Way of St. Francois County handed out nearly 130 thousand dollars to 28 different not for profit agencies during a special ceremony held Tuesday at the Farmington Public Library. One of the groups receiving funding was the Farmington Senior Center. Director Ursula Warren says the funding is greatly appreciated.
Dittmer, MOmyleaderpaper.com

Dittmer businesswoman seeks to add horse arena

Perhaps the ponies won’t be as naughty if they have a place to play. That may have been the reasoning behind Brenda Rush’s request to change the development plan for her Wicked Pony Ranch off Pillen Road about 1/2-mile east of Hwy. WW in Dittmer. In 2018, the Jefferson County...
Jefferson County, MOmyleaderpaper.com

County scattered with old, sturdy, kit-built catalog homes

Homeowners in record numbers are launching house building, repair and remodeling projects, and feel justifiably proud of their accomplishments. But as intrepid DIY-ers go, these folks can’t hold a candle to a particular set of early 20th century homeowners – the catalog kit home folks. Those are the people who ordered an entire house in kit form from Sears, Montgomery Ward or another catalog company, then assembled it piece-by-piece onsite.
Missouri Statemymoinfo.com

Sunday fatal accident near Hillsboro

(Hillsboro) Four people were injured including one fatality in a two-vehicle accident on Route Y south of Ware Church Road near Hillsboro on Sunday morning. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 27-year old Brian Glenn of Hillsboro was driving a 2013 Ford Fusion, and collided with a 2006 Chevy HHR driven by 32-year old Tiffany Turner of New Haven. The impact caused Glenn’s vehicle to travel off the roadway and strike a tree. Glenn was taken by ambulance to Mercy Hospital South with moderate injuries. Turner was airlifted to Mercy St. Louis with serious injuries. Two occupants in Turner’s vehicle, an 8-year old female was taken by ambulance to St. Louis Children’s hospital with serious injuries, while a 12-year old male was pronounced deceased at the scene by Valle Ambulance District personnel. Turner and the two children were not wearing their seatbelts at the time of the accident which took place a little before 11 o’clock Sunday morning.
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Missouri Suspect Killed In Exchange Of Gunfire With Officers

DE SOTO, Mo. (AP) — A suspect is dead after being shot in an exchange of gunfire with police in eastern Missouri. The shooting happened Tuesday morning in De Soto, a town of 6,300 residents about 50 miles (80 kilometers) southwest of St. Louis. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department is...