Friday Sports Preview (12/8/23)
-GENE STEIGHORST INVITATIONAL IN HILLSBORO- CENTRAL VS SUMMIT. ———————– FARMINGTON AT SAXONY LUTHERAN. DESOTO AT ST. PIUS (POSTPONED UNTIL 12/12 DUE TO PLAYERS WITH FLU BUG) VALLE CATHOLIC AT STE. GENEVIEVE. POTOSI AT ST. CLAIR. JEFFERSON AT ARCADIA VALLEY. LEOPOLD AT ZALMA. STEELVILLE...
A Holly Jolly Time at Farmington Christmas Parade
(Farmington) It was a good time had by all at Friday night’s Krekeler Jewelers Farmington Christmas Parade. We provided updates an hour before the start of the parade on A-M 800 KREI. We talked to Jessica, the manager of the Hampton Inn, about their float and parade participants. Tammy...
Weekly Safety Report: Crash and Catalytic Converter Theft in Saint Francois County, Missouri
This week in Saint Francois County, Missouri, two incidents occurred that require attention in the weekly safety report. The first incident involved a crash near Valles Mines, resulting in injuries to two men and an infant. The second incident involved an alleged catalytic converter thief who is facing trial for a felony charge.
Potosi Boys Basketball Defeats Jefferson 56-41
The Potosi Trojans boys basketball team defeated Jefferson 56-41. The first quarter was full of physical play, with both teams racking up a lot of fouls. In a defensive game like this one, points are at a premium, but the Trojans forced the issue on offense early. Carter Whitley’s dunk...
Central’s Jobe Bryant and Casen Murphy are Athletes of the Week
Jobe Bryant and Casen Murphy of the Central Rebels football team are this week’s Athletes of the Week. Bryant had a historic day in the Class 3 State Championship, running for 73 yards and two touchdowns on seven carries. He also caught 15 passes for 140 yards and 4 touchdowns. Bryant completed two passes for 39 yards. On defense, Bryant had eight tackles, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery.
Missouri Has One of the Oldest General Stores in the Nation
I didn't even know this was a thing, but apparently it is. There are 30 general stores from the 1800s that are still in business and Missouri is home to one of them. Love Food put together the list of oldest general stores and one stood out. Located in Caledonia, Missouri you'll find the Old Village Mercantile General Store opened in 1909. I can honestly say I am really impressed that this little general store has severed war, a national depression, and inflation, and still remains dedicated to serving their community.
Early injury, missed shots cost Jackson
The Jackson Indians (3-2) girls basketball team lost a close game to the Farmington Knights 61-56 on Monday at Jackson High School. Indians junior Katy St. John was injured on the first possession and although she did return at the start of the 2nd quarter, the first-quarter Knight lead was too much to overcome.
MDC asking for help with poaching investigation involving buck with “unique rack”
MISSOURI (KFVS) - The Missouri Department of Conservation is asking for the public’s help in a poaching investigation. According to MDC, a large whitetail buck with a unique rack is part of a poaching investigation the Crawford County and Iron County area. Photos on MDC’s Facebook page show the...
Strategic Planning at Health Center
(Park Hills, MO) The creation of a new strategic plan for the St. Francois County Health Center continues this month with an online survey. The Executive Director of the Center, Linda Ragsdale, says the plan will assist in accomplishing the center's goals.
Recorder's Office Still Digitizing
(Farmington, MO) Officials with the St. Francois County Recorder of Deeds office are still working on digitizing the county's records. The Presiding Commissioner of St. FRancois County, Harold Gallaher, says this should be the final stages of the project.
Christy Eve Emanuel
Louise and Nathan Emanuel of Farmington, MO announce the birth of their daughter, Christy Eve at 7:06 pm, on Tuesday, November 14, 2023, at Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital in Ste. Genevieve, MO. Christy was welcomed home by Ethan, age 8, and Alexander, age 3. She weighed 7 pounds 7...
Boys Basketball: Scott City begins December with win in home opener
Scott City (2-0) hounded Lesterville (1-5) from the jump, exiting the first quarter with a 19-point lead en route to a 75-45 win at home on Friday, Dec. 1. It was the Rams' first home win of the season. Dating back to last season, Scott City has won four straight home games, with two more home games against Zalma on Dec. 7, and Oran on Dec. 8, coming up.
Missouri Department of Corrections Continues to Fight Lawsuit
The Missouri Department of Corrections continues to fight a lawsuit filed in Cole County court by a Washington County woman. On June 23rd of 2021, a sexual harassment lawsuit was filed against the state’s prison system by 65-year-old Patricia Lawson of Potosi. Lawson is a former employee at the Potosi prison. She has claimed sexual harassment at her former work site, a hostile work environment and retaliation in violation of the Missouri Human Rights Act. Lawson had worked at the prison in Potosi from mid-2007 to mid-2019.
Seneca Faces Park Hills Central in Class 3 State Football Finals, Aiming for First Title Since 1995
• Seneca will be competing in the Class 3 state football finals against Park Hills Central. • Seneca is aiming for its first state championship since 1995. • Park Hills Central is on a seven-game winning streak and is coming off a thrilling win over Blair Oaks.
Kora Mae Burt
Shelby Gamblin and Kyle Burt of Farmington, MO announce the birth of their daughter, Kora Mae at 7:48 am, on Friday, November 17, 2023, at Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital in Ste. Genevieve, MO. Kora was welcomed home by Kohen, age 4. She weighed 7 pounds 11 ounces and was...
Farmington’s Lizzie Burgan Commits to Missouri Baptist University Cross Country
(Farmington) Lizzie Burgan of the Farmington girls cross country team has committed to continue her academic and educational career at Missouri Baptist University. She plans to major in exercise science and hopes to become a dietician. Burgan tells us why she chose Missouri Baptist. Burgan has only ran with the...
Des Arc Man Flown to Hospital Because of Injuries From Madison County Car Crash
(Cherokee Pass) A man from Des Arc was injured Tuesday morning in a one car crash in Madison County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident took place on Highway 67, nine miles south of Cherokee Pass when a Toyota Camry driven by 61-year-old Arthur Davis ran off the road and struck a tree.
Christmas Parade coming soon to Potosi
The Potosi Christmas parade will be held on December 7th at 6:30. The route will begin at Sonic, continue on High Street, and disband at the high school as usual. The theme is “Christmas in Toyland.” It will feature the PHS Marching Band along with an abundance of Christmas-themed floats from different businesses and community and religious organizations, including, of course, the arrival of Santa Claus himself!
It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas in Piedmont
The sights and sounds of the Christmas season are starting to show up all around. The community is coming alive with holiday cheer and spreading joy to the area. Last Wednesday, workers could be seen hanging decorations along Piedmont’s Main Street. The McKenzie Creek Greenway is the location for this year’s Festival of Lights, and many displays are already starting to show up.
FHS Cheerleaders Heading to State
The Farmington High school cheerleaders are on their way to state. So I interviewed a cheerleader, Maggie Beard, a sophomore at FHS to get more information on how she feels about it. “The most stressful thing about going to state is wanting everything to hit and be perfect,” said Beard....