As legislative pre-filing opened on Dec. 1, Sen. Elaine Gannon, 3rd District, again filed legislation to extend postpartum coverage to new moms on Medicaid for one year. Despite broad support in the legislature, a similar proposal sponsored by Gannon hit roadblocks in the final weeks of the …
The Hefner Furniture Christmas Parade returns Thursday night with a new parade route through Downtown Park Hills. The second annual Christmas in Our Hometown starts after the parade, kicking off three days of holiday fun in Park Hills.
“The best way to spread Christmas cheer is by singing loud for all to hear.”
Lawmakers want to make constitutional amendments more difficult after another election in which voters broke with the Legislature.
The Big River/Bonne Terre Fire Department and Desloge Fire Department are engaging in a friendly competition this holiday season to see which department can collect the most donations now through New Year’s Eve.
BackStoppers of St. Francois County presented a $23,000 check to BackStoppers Inc. Wednesday morning. The check was presented by Sarah Sundhausen, the president of St. Francois County's chapter of BackStoppers to BackStoppers' Executive Director and retired St. Louis County Police Chief Ron …
Washington County Memorial Hospital, a critical access hospital in Potosi, has been recognized with the Missouri Hospital Association’s Aim for Excellence Award.
The Fredericktown High School girls basketball team defeated the Arcadia Valley Tigers, 57-38, Nov. 22 at Arcadia Valley.
The Fredericktown High School boys basketball team took third place in the 96th Annual Thanksgiving Tournament. The Blackcats opened the tournament with a 68-51 victory over Bismarck Nov. 21. They lost to West County 60-51 in the semifinals, Nov. 23. Nov. 24, they defeated the host Tigers, 58-52.
North County High School students will perform “Pop Goes the Weasel,” a World War II-era mystery, Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 1 p.m. in the auditorium.
The Ste. Genevieve Holiday Christmas Festival will celebrate the season with music, tree trimming, receptions, and several activities for children Saturday and Sunday.
Donations are coming in very slowly for St. Francois County Community Partnership’s Season of Hope program. The program began (as Caring Communities) in 1999 to help meet the needs of children in St. Francois County at Christmas time.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a teen was injured in a Tuesday night accident.
Farmington High School will host a Hall of Fame Ceremony at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Black Knight Fieldhouse.
The annual Madison County Miracles on Main Street event will be from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday on the four main streets around the courthouse square.
Bonne Terre Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for its 43rd Annual Christmas Parade Monday.
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A new police chief chosen by the mayor to fill the post after the retirement of long-time Farmington Police Chief Rick Baker this January was introduced at Monday evening’s city council meeting.
The final meeting of two town hall meetings to hear about Desloge residents’ wants for city’s upcoming Comprehensive Plan is 7 p.m. Thursday at the Desloge City Hall.
Shoppers came out and filled the local shops in Madison County for Small Business Saturday Nov. 26.
Amber Drummonds knew something was missing from her life. She realized in September 2020 that she wanted to be a mom.
These sitcom episodes are Christmas staples. For this list, we’ll be looking at the most cheer-inducing episodes of sitcoms that just put us right in the holiday spirit.
The Bismarck Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for an annual holiday favorite, Christmas at the Depot, this Saturday.
Soon the city of Desloge will be filled with Christmas spirit as the annual Christmas in the Park and Chamber’s Jingle Bell 5K Run and Mile Walk are set for Saturday.
Bonne Terre is looking forward to a merry Christmas, and its city park will be the site of a new event being organized by longtime civic booster Julie Pratte.
Christmas is a joyous time of year. It’s a celebration of love and generosity. From filling shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child to leaving thoughtful gifts for neighbors or others, it’s a time for giving and sharing. There are many holiday fundraisers and special events where the communi…
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The Krekeler Jewelers Christmas Parade will be touring downtown Farmington Friday to celebrate the Christmas season.
Three sold-out musicals later, and the Mineral Area Fine Arts Theater Department is ready to hopefully complete its fourth.
The annual Thanksgiving miracle, Shared Blessings’ Thanksgiving Feast, had another banner year of serving thousands of residents their holiday meals from Thursday through Saturday.
Actress Christy Altomare talks about what it’s like to play a Disney princess in “Disney Princesses” coming to the Sioux City Orpheum Theatre this weekend.
After the tragic St. Louis school shooting on Oct. 24 where a shooter killed a 15-year-old student and a health teacher, Missouri Democrats vowed to push legislation establishing stricter gun safety regulations. On Thursday — the first day legislators could pre-file bills — state Rep. David Smith, D-Columbia, filed legislation to prohibit anyone under 20 […]
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Republican Will Scharf, a key player in Gov. Eric Greitens’ brief state administration, will be a candidate himself in 2024, he said Wednesday, but what office he is seeking is uncertain. Scharf issued a news release announcing he’d formed a committee to raise money for a statewide campaign. An attorney, Scharf has spent the past […]
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