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Sunday, June 26 Forecast

What a difference a day can make here in the Ozarks! Saturday brought record temperatures or near-record temperatures on what was the hottest day of the year for the area. Rolla reached the century mark and tied the record of 100°, which was set back in 1952. We finally...
ROLLA, MO
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The Hayes Shoe Store in Cuba, Missouri has shoes that belonged to Robert Wadlow, the tallest man in the world

Robert Wadlow's shoe size US size 37 AA compared to a US size 12.Doug Coldwell, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons. There are a few places in the country where you can see a pair of shoes worn by the tallest person in the world. You can go to the Hayes Shoe Store in Cuba, Missouri, Alton Museum of History and Art in Illinois, and believe it or not, even Pike's Place Market in Seattle.
CUBA, MO
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Washington County Employees Facing Charges

(Washington County, MO) Three Washington County office employees and one former employee are facing charges of stealing from Washington County. Washington County Collector, 50 year old Carla Zettler, of Mineral Point, is charged with three felony counts of stealing, and one felony count of forgery. 41 year old Laura Laramore of Caledonia, and 24 year old Hanna I. Zettler of Potosi, are charged with felony stealing, and all three are charged with misdemeanor official misconduct. Former employee, 50 year old Leslie Harmon of Potosi, is charged with felony stealing. It is alleged each individual knowingly received a fee for processing trustee property sales. A probable cause statement filed by the Missouri State Highway Patrol Division of Drug and Crime Control indicates Washington County Sheriff, Zach Jacobsen, was contacted by a resident about fees to the County Collector's Office for land tax sales. Jacobsen found the fees were collected in cash and not deposited into the county's general revenue fund. Daniel Jones & Associates completed an audit on May 24th and discovered there were over $105,000 of unaccounted funds.
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Sullivan Independent News

CCSD, Cuba Police Seeking Missing Juveniles From Cuba Area

The Crawford County Sheriff’s Office and the Cuba Police Department are seeking the publics help in locating two missing juveniles from the Cuba area. Jesse Shouse and Annia Viramontes were last seen in the early morning hours of June 23 just west of Cuba. It is possible they’re heading toward the St. James or Rolla area on foot.
CUBA, MO
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Bourbon Bread and Coffee Saloon opening new patio

Bourbon Bread and Coffee Saloon celebrated its first anniversary earlier this month and announced the construction of a new outside patio and stage. The new patio officially opened on Father’s Day, although the construction project is not yet completed. The work will also include covered gazebos and an outdoor kitchen. The business is located at 373 E. Pine Street in Bourbon and is open Thursday through Sunday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
BOURBON, MO
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News from the Washington County Retired School Personnel Association

Several Members of the Washington County Retired School Personnel Association took part in the Moses Austin Heritage Festival held on Saturday, June 18th, 2022 in Potosi. They had fun volunteering in the popular booth making the "Homemade Bread' that is baked in a clay oven. Customers stand in line for hours to buy a loaf of the delicious bread.
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Ruth Ann Halbert – Service 6/26/22 2 p.m.

Ruth Ann Halbert of Steelville died Wednesday at the age of 86. Her funeral service will be held on Sunday afternoon at two o’clock at Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville with burial in the Cherryville Baptist Cemetery. Visitation is Saturday starting at 5 o’clock at Britton-Bennett Funeral Home.
STEELVILLE, MO
Missouri S&T News and Research

Curators approve Welcome Center plans

Missouri S&T’s goal of increasing enrollment to 12,000 students will be aided by a new Welcome Center, approved today (Thursday, June 23) by the University of Missouri Board of Curators. The curators, meeting on the University of Missouri-Columbia campus, approved plans for the design and construction of the Missouri...
ROLLA, MO
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Woman Dead And Man Seriously Injured In Crawford County Crash

A CUBA FEMALE IS DEAD AND A COOK STATION MAN IS IN SERIOUS CONDITION AFTER A CAR CRASH IN CRAWFORD COUNTY. THE HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS THE CRASH OCCURRED ON HIGHWAY 19, SOUTH OF CUBA, WHEN 19-YEAR-OLD ROBERT NEWKIRK CROSSED THE CENTER OF THE ROAD IN HIS 06 HONDA ODYSSEY AND STRUCK AMY FORD IN HER 2014 GMC SIERRA. FORD WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT MISSOURI BAPTIST HOSPITAL IN SULLIVAN AT 6:57 TUESDAY EVENING. NEWKIRK WAS AIRLIFTED TO MERCY HOSPITAL IN ST. LOUIS FOR TREATMENT.
CRAWFORD COUNTY, MO
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Mineral Area Post 416 Takes Down Steelville, Ill. 7-4 On KREI

(Farmington) Mineral Area Post 416 pulled away from Steelville Post 480 in a 7-4 victory Thursday night on KREI. Mineral Area jumped out to a 5-0 lead but Steelville rallied back with four runs in the top of the 5th. With two outs and two on in the bottom of the 6th, Clayton Redmond stepped up to the occasion.
FARMINGTON, MO
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UPDATED: Two juveniles reported missing from Crawford County

UPDATE: The St. James Police Department reports the pair was spotted around 3 p.m. Thursday in the St. James area, in a wooded area between City Park and W. Washington. They report Shouse is an avid outdoors survivalist. The Crawford County Sheriff’s Office and the Cuba Police Department are asking...
CRAWFORD COUNTY, MO
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Potosi Adding Electronic Door Access System

(Potosi, MO) Potosi School Board members are adding extra safety measures this year following tragic events over the passed weeks. The Superintendent of the District, Alex McCaul, says they are always trying to improve the safety of students in school buildings and they feel that an electronic door access system will help.
POTOSI, MO
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Austin Heritage Festival Weekend Good Participation & Weather!

The 33rd Moses Austin Heritage Festival is in the books and it was a great way to get back to celebrating in ‘Downtown Potosi’. Friday kicked off with a scavenger hunt and the ‘Hometown Battle’ hosted by Belgrade State Bank in downtown. The games had four teams participate and the competition was fun and good hearted. The scavenger hunt ran the teams around the ‘old Potosi’ area, searching for dates, artifacts and historical information.
POTOSI, MO
Sullivan Independent News

Hammer-Swinging Cuba Man Charged With Assault, Armed Criminal Action

A Cuba man accused of swinging a hammer and making homicidal threats to a victim has been charged. The suspect faces one count of third-degree domestic assault and armed criminal action. Police were dispatched to the 200 block of Mueller Drive in Cuba on June 14 for a man that...
CUBA, MO
Sullivan Independent News

Bourbon School Board Questioning Rave App

A mobile app that connects local school districts to Crawford County 911 and first responders is under review by the Bourbon School Board. Rave, which has been used in the county since 2019, costs the district around $2,200 per year. Superintendent Dr. Kyle Gibbs said at Thursday’s board meeting that “it doesn’t break the bank” but usage of the app has been going down every year.
BOURBON, MO
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