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Drowning north of Leslie

Personnel from the Gerald-Rosebud Fire Department were called to a home in the 1000 block of Flint Hill Road, north of Leslie for an apparent drowning. The call came in at approximately 2:12 p.m, Sunday (May 3).

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Monday 05/04/2015
Drowning north of Leslie
Updated: May 04, 2015 - 12:17 pm

Personnel from the Gerald-Rosebud Fire Department were called to a home in the 1000 block of Flint Hill Road, north of Leslie for an apparent drowning. The call came in at approximately 2:12 p.m, Sunday (May 3).

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Wednesday 04/29/2015
School bus accident
Updated: May 04, 2015 - 12:18 pm

Owensville emergency personal responded to a two car accident including a school bus at approximately 4:10p.m. today (Wednesday)

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Rock Island Run returns, GRFD offers exhibitions
Posted: April 29, 2015

The Rock Island Run was first held in 2010 and included 102 walker/runners. The Gerald Community Foundation sponsored the run which grew more popular each year. 

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More unsigned mailings arrive in mailboxes
Updated: April 29, 2015 - 3:05 pm

Ruth Haase went to pick up the mail at the post office Monday morning. Ruth and her husband, Howard, own Haase Home Supply in Gerald. Most mornings the mail run is uneventful. Not so on Monday. 

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Man crashes car trying to elude sheriff’s deputies
Updated: April 29, 2015 - 9:40 am

On April 24, at approximately 12:04 a.m., a Franklin County deputy met a white Dodge Neon travelling north on Highway A near Cedar Lane. According to a report from the Sheriff, the deputy determined the Neon was following too closely to a vehicle in front of it. 

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Moore Gear adds 34 new jobs in Hermann, DED announces
Posted: April 29, 2015

HERMANN — Missouri’s Department of Economic Development (DED) on Tuesday announced Moore Gear and Manufacturing Company will invest more than $1.8 million to increase production capacity at its Hermann facility. 

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Pipeline block valve replacement called ‘pretty routine’ maintenance
Updated: April 30, 2015 - 9:29 am

A block valve was replaced last week on a section of an Explorer Pipeline petroleum products line which crosses Gasconade County south of Owensville.

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South-countian charged with statutory rape, sodomy of teen
Updated: April 29, 2015 - 11:31 am

A rural Owensville man was charged Friday in a two-count felony warrant alleging statutory rape and statutory sodomy of a 15-year-old girl authorities said was  a family member by marriage.

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Owensville video sewer inspections in progress
Updated: May 04, 2015 - 12:18 pm

Video camera inspections of city sewer lines have begun and additional inspections can be expected of residential systems.

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R-2 Board approve resignations, employ personnel for rest of school year, summer school
Posted: April 29, 2015

The Gasconade County R-2 Board of Education approved one retirement, five resignations and seven employments with 7-0 votes at the April 20 board meetings. 

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Wednesday 04/22/2015
Crash injures five
Posted: April 22, 2015

Phillip W. Fieser, 55, and Amber N. Fieser, 25, of Union suffered moderate injuries when the 1995 Chrysler LeBaron Phillip was driving westbound on Highway 50 struck an SUV whose driver ran a stop sign. 

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All-day rain couldn’t stop Yesterdays Cruisers from success
Updated: April 22, 2015 - 11:17 am

Few vintage or classic cars ventured out into the rain for Sunday’s Yesterdays Cruisers benefit cruise-in. Luckily, with the members’ hard work prior to the event, the group managed to raise $6,400 for Amy Morgan.

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Three officials take oath of office, lines are drawn in sand
Updated: April 29, 2015 - 10:57 am

As reported last week, once the newly elected officials were sworn in at a special meeting last Tuesday, mayoral and board appointments were made. 

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R-2 board tables Immanuel Lutheran School request, selects officers
Posted: April 22, 2015

Immanuel Lutheran School in Rosebud requested the Gasconade County R-2 School board allow its students to participate in MSHSAA-sponsored sports at the April 20 meeting.

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Rademacher wins state FFA award in poultry production
Updated: April 22, 2015 - 11:13 am

COLUMBIA — You can buy this young man’s award-winning, farm-fresh eggs around Owensville. 

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Child porn video files discovered on seized computer
Updated: April 29, 2015 - 10:57 am

A rural Owensville man was scheduled to be arraigned this morning (Wednesday) following his arrest April 15 on a felony warrant alleging possession of child pornography.

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Springfest queen to be named Thursday at OHS
Updated: April 29, 2015 - 10:57 am

Twelve Owensville High School students have written essays and gone through interviews as candidates for Springfest queen. The winner will be announced Thursday during the Rites of Spring ceremony at the school. The program begins at 7 p.m. and includes the maypole winding by local elementary school students and musical performances by OHS band and choir.

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Postal manager investigating late, missing newspaper deliveries
Updated: April 29, 2015 - 10:57 am

In the past several weeks, The Republican has received notice from subscribers that subscription deliveries have been late or never arrived. 

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Wednesday 04/15/2015
Wehmeyer takes the reins as new mayor
Updated: April 22, 2015 - 11:03 am

At a special meeting Tuesday evening, incumbent Otis Schulte turned over his gavel to newly elected Mayor Keith Wehmeyer. 

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Sheriff seeks person(s) of interest seen talking to children
Updated: April 15, 2015 - 9:32 am

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office and Sullivan Police investigators are attempting to identify a suspicious individual(s) who have been seen in the Sullivan area talking with children. Sullivan Police reported that an individual approached a female child in the Sullivan area on or around this weekend. According to the child, the man asked her to get in his truck. She then ran to her house.

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