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Union to have extra Rummage Sale

After brutal February weather, the Union Parks and Recreation Department’s annual Rummage Sale has been among the first signs of spring in recent years. But this year, it also will ring in fall. The city is trying a second Rummage Sale, scheduled from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday,...
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Washington Missourian

Fire destroys Union garage

No one was injured but a garage at a southeastern Union home was destroyed in a fire Monday. The fire was reported just after 5 p.m. in the 7700 block of Lakefield Court, near East Central College. Union Fire Protection District Chief Russell Hamilton said the two people at home were able to get out of the single-story house before firefighters arrived.

Volunteers in 'East 24' group coordinate to develop former rail bed

GERALD — Linda Trest describes how a group of about a dozen volunteers spent a Saturday morning in early July clearing debris from the former railroad corridor in her hometown of Gerald. “We had weed eaters and pole saws and chainsaws and got saplings cut down,” Trest said.

Wendell Thomasson, 87, Dittmer

Wendell Thomasson, 87, of Dittmer died Aug. 9, 2022, in Dittmer. Mr. Thomasson was an over-the-road truck driver and delivered cross country for the beverage and construction industries. He was a skilled mechanic and welder. He was a member of the National Guard and the High Ridge Elks. He enjoyed the outdoors and camping and fishing. He also liked attending bluegrass festivals, traveling with his wife in their RV and spending time with family and friends. Born April 29, 1935, in Livia, Ky., he was the son of the late Alva Northern and Ida (Thomasson) Boone.

Raymond Woemmel

Raymond Thomas Woemmel, 80, Bland, passed away Aug. 6, 2022. He was born Jan. 30, 1942, the son to the late Thomas and Dessie (Howard) Woemmel in Bland. He was united in marriage to Garra Harmon, March 6, 1971, and to this union one child was born. Garra preceded him in death on Feb. 17, 2012.

Inmate Dies At Potosi Correctional Center

(Potosi) An inmate at the Potosi Correctional Center has died. Authorities say Kevin Andrews was a 42 year old male serving a 15 year sentence for possession of a controlled substance, two counts of first degree robbery, two counts of armed criminal action, two counts of kidnapping and two counts of first degree burglary from St. Louis County.
Boone Country Connection

Festival in the Ville with Car & Bike Show Sept. 10

St. Paul’s UCC in Marthasville is hosting the Festival in the Ville at Marthasville City Park Pavilion, which coincides with a huge car and bike show on Saturday, September 10, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be activities for the whole family, including music by The Shaun and Mike Show, the Kids Ride on Parade, bounce house and slide, kids activities, vendors, pinewood derby demonstrations, flag ceremony, 50/50 drawing, Car and Bike Show and a Corn Hole Tournament. There will be a variety of food and beverages available for purchase.
Sullivan Independent News

Lady Eagles Seek Revenge After Last Season

Experience Is Sullivan’s Biggest Strength This Season. The Lady Eagles volleyball team came up short at districts last year and are looking to improve during the new season. Sullivan finished with a record of 12-15-6 last season. This was an extreme improvement from the prior season, which ended 8-20-3. Head Coach Sarah Rochleau is enthusiastic about the upcoming season and knows that the program will only keep improving.

Press Release: St. James receives over $2 million for wastewater treatment

Editor’s Note: This is a press release sent to the Missouri Times by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. Jefferson City, Mo. — The Missouri Department of Natural Resources has awarded nearly $2.4 million in financial assistance to the city of St. James for upgrades to its wastewater treatment system. The project is estimated to total just over $2.7 million and is expected to be completed by August 2023.
Sullivan Independent News

New Coach Hopes To Bring New Life This Soccer Season

Head Coach Brian Immekus is looking forward to beginning the new soccer season. This is his first season as the head coach. Immekus was previously the assistant coach and took over after Bill Kackley’s retirement. Immekus has taught in Sullivan since 2015 and joined the coaching staff as the assistant during the same year.