Maries County Sheriff's Office draws attention to cold case murder of a Dent County woman
The Maries County Sheriff’s Office is shining a light on the cold case murder of a Dent County woman. The Sheriff’s Office shared a message from Project: Cold Case on social media this morning. In March of 2015, Rosalee Byrd, 81, was found suffering from blunt force trauma to her head in her home in the 900 block of McGrath Lane in Salem. Authorities say she was hit in the head with a hammer. She was taken to a hospital and died that same day.
Robert “Bob” Gene Midyett – Service – 12/02/23 at 2 p.m.
Robert “Bob” Gene Midyett of Steelville died November 23rd at the age of 90. The funeral service will be Saturday afternoon at 2 at the Britton/Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville. Burial will be at the Brown Cemetery. Visitation for Bob Midyett is Saturday from noon until 2 at...
Car Lands On Side Outside Onondaga
Two people came away with minor injuries Wednesday after a crash on Highway H near Onondaga State Park in Leasburg. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Harold J. Hermann, 55, Cuba, failed to negotiate a curve in his 2009 Dodge Avenger. The vehicle went off the road, struck an embankment...
Filing Opening For Bourbon Council, School, But Will Anyone Show Up?
Filing for the 2024 Bourbon City Council and Crawford County R-1 School Board opens Dec. 5, but whether candidates will emerge remains to be seen. Whether voters care enough to go to the polls also is up in the air. During the April 2023 election, only 12 percent of Crawford...
Holding school board responsible
Many of us attended the school board meetings in October and November where the hot topic was the school's policy regarding use by transgenders of bathrooms, showers, and locker rooms. At each meeting, everyone who spoke to the board during citizen participation very much opposed changing the current policy which requires such students to use either gender neutral facilities or facilities designated for their birth gender.
Echoes of the Osage Nation: The Timeless Petroglyphs of Missouri
The Osage Indian Petroglyphs, nestled in the landscapes of Cuba, Missouri, serve as a poignant reminder of the Osage Nation's once expansive presence in the central United States. These enigmatic carvings, discovered in locales like Picture Cave, are not only artistic expressions but also spiritual testimonials from the 'People of the Middle Waters.' Dating back over a millennium, the petroglyphs weave the fabric of Osage narratives, cosmology, and daily life, immortalizing their stories in the stone canvases of Missouri.
Texas man suffers serious injuries in Phelps County crash
ROLLA, Mo. (KMIZ) An Irving, Texas, man suffered serious injuries in a Thursday crash on Interstate 44 at mile marker 189 in Rolla, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report. The crash occurred when a 2003 Toyota Sienna -- Manuel Escamilla-Cardenas, 50 – was heading eastbound when it went off the right side The post Texas man suffers serious injuries in Phelps County crash appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
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...
Whispers from Davisville: Unveiling a Town Haunted by History
Davisville, a town that once pulsated with the vitality of commerce and travel, now beats to a different rhythm—one of spectral whispers and eerie encounters. Local historian Tim Cranston and the Nor-CAPS investigators are among those who peel back the layers of time to reveal a treasury of chilling tales. From the mournful mother wandering Durand Eastman Park to the 'Lady of the Landmark' at the Syracuse Landmark Theatre, Davisville's ghost stories are as diverse as they are haunting.
Cuba Christmas parade is Friday night
The Recklein Historic District will serve as the ending point for the annual Cuba Area Chamber of Commerce Christmas parade, which is schedule for Friday evening. This year’s parade theme is Holiday Movie Magic. The parade lineup will begin at 4:30 p.m. at the Wagon Wheel and the route will end at Recklein Auditorium. The parade will begin at 6 p.m. Registration is now open for those who would like to participate. For registration info visit https://forms.gle/WAY9XKUg5uTQztHu8. Holy Cross Catholic Church will host its Holiday Palooza immediately after the parade at its school. There will be photos with Santa, hot chocolate and cookies, a movie and popcorn, coloring activities and more. All are welcome to attend.
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.
Trials Scheduled For Two Charged With Murder
Trials are scheduled next year for two of the three men accused of gunning down a Union man in Cuba’s Hood Park. Maurice K. Williams, 22, and Malik Brandon, 24, could be headed to trial in 2024 for the Feb. 1 murder of Mister Zombie Halferty. Halferty was killed...
Dogs in Need: Could Your Home Be Their New Home in sullivan, MO?
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of sullivan..
Trail of Tears walk set for Saturday
The Steelville Trail of Tears Remembrance Committee will be holding its inaugural Remember the Removal Walk, Ride, and Bike fundraiser on Saturday, Dec. 2, in the Steelville Community Park. All proceeds from the event will go toward the establishment of a Trail of Tears monument in the park. The Remember...
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!
Final Public Meeting on Climate Pollution Reduction Hosted by MRPC in St. James
The Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) held its fourth climate pollution reduction meeting on November 30, 2023, in St. James. This meeting was the final chance for the public to suggest climate reduction projects for the state plan. These projects are necessary for future grant eligibility from the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Climate Pollution Reduction program.
Steelville’s Blanche Halpert is Athlete of the Week
(STEELVILLE) Blanche Halpert of the Steelville Cardinals girls basketball team is this week’s Applebee’s of Farmington Athlete of the Week. Steelville head coach Doug Dunn details Blanche’s week for the Lady Cardinals. My MO Info · HN11282023B.WAV. According to Dunn, Blanche can contribute to the team...
Consider these best outdoor gifts for Christmas 2023
Our Thanksgiving turkeys have been reduced to a pile of bones, and if we are lucky, perhaps we enjoyed a few cold turkey sandwiches from the grand celebration. Immediately our attention turns to the Christmas holidays. We have just a few weeks to think about and purchase grand gifts for the outdoorsmen in our lives. There is no shortage of great outdoor gifts on the market this year.
Commissioner Not Backing Down On Road Rally
Crawford County District 1 Commissioner Rob Cummings is not backing down on his opposition to the 100 Acre Rally in the Wood event returning to his area. The commission, which included former Presiding Commissioner Leo Sanders, said two years ago that the county would no longer allow its roads to be used for the road rally after several complaints from the March 2021 race.
Today the gas price is close to $2.97 in Sullivan as of 2023-11-30. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.246, a week ago the price is $3.268 , according to AAA.