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Bulk trash pick up scheduled for June 7-8

Bulk trash pick up will be Tuesday June 8, for most Gerald residents (Monday, June 7 for those living on Canaan Road). Each household can set out two bulk items or a maximum of six bags. of …

Sheriff confirms body found to be that of missing woman

Sheriff Steve Pelton has confirmed that a body found by searchers was Jamie Jost-Hammock.  Jost-Hammock was reported missing after she walked away from a residence in the area May 18, just …

Update of flood maps a learning experience for county EMD as well as property owners

HERMANN — Gasconade County Emergency Management Director Clyde Zelch is becoming immersed in one of the less-enjoyable aspects of his job — updating the county’s flood-plain …
Sports
JEFFERSON CITY — Earning All-State honors in cross country last fall, Dutchgirl senior Mekayla Gibson looked to add a state medal in track and field from the Missouri State High School …
JEFFERSON CITY — Seven state track and field medals. That was the goal for Owensville Dutchgirl senior Katie Candrl going into her final Missouri State High School Activities Association …
Missing out on a Four Rivers Conference (FRC) title on the track earlier this month, Matt Candrl’s Dutchmen track and field squad looked to claim a district title on their home track during the …
Win or go home. That was the talking point for Tyler Ahring’s Owensville Dutchmen baseball team entering the Missouri …
Will'ful Thinking

Recently diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, Dutchgirl freshman basketball player Grace Abell and her family have benefited greatly from the Owensville community and the surrounding …

Owensville Dutchmen and Dutchgirl track were not the only teams in the Four Rivers Conference (FRC) to have success over the weekend. Several other FRC teams had plenty to celebrate throughout the …
Over a span of three days in the coming week, Owensville High School track and field, baseball and girls soccer will be competing in their respective district tournaments. District madness will …
It may say April on the calendar, but that hasn’t stopped more postseason honors coming in for Owensville Dutchmen and Dutchgirl basketball players. In voting just over a week ago by media …
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Truth and reality

To the Editor: The Democratic party recently criticized Mr. Warden’s well written article about voter ID and it’s importance in reducing voter fraud. There is a lot of evidence that there was …

A noxious and foul odor permeating Owensville

To the Editor: Owensville is a place that holds many fond memories of my youth. On a recent visit for my mother’s 89th birthday, I noticed a noxious and foul odor permeating the air in …

Hoping for a compromise on tax renewal

Since the state legislature adjourned on May 15th, I’ve enjoyed spending more time at home with my family and meeting with constituents in the district. Right now, I’m also preparing for the …

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