Payne leads state medal haul for OHS Track

JEFFERSON CITY — Leaving Jefferson City with plenty of state medals. That was the goal for Matt Candrl’s Owensville High School (OHS) track and field squads during the Missouri State …
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P&Z Commission tables rezoning request, special meeting scheduled

Owensville Planning and Zoning Commission members on Monday advanced one developer’s change in zoning request to the city’s Board of Aldermen for a public hearing in December. A second …

R-2 prepares RFP for new parking lot at admin building

The Gasconade County R-2 School Board of Education has sent out a request for proposals (RFP) to complete a new parking lot behind the Administration Building on Highway 28 and hopes that the …

MoDNR awards $410 million in community water infrastructure grants

Several communities in the four-county region covered by Warden Publishing, Co., newspapers are scheduled to receive funding from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to inventory their …

For homebound residents, is Gasconade County about to become a home health care ‘desert’?

HERMANN — For the half-dozen staffers of Hermann Area District Hospital’s Home Health Care program, it’s a question of when and not if they will be pulled from under the …

Obituaries
Gary Cook
Gary Leon Cook, 77, Belle, passed away Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, at Phelps Health in Rolla. He was born Feb. 19, 1945, on the Cook family farm near Belle, a son to the late Bennie and Ruby (Jett) …
Brenda Burke
Brenda Joyce Burke, 82, St. James, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. She was born April 21, 1940, to Elsworth and Marie Rayoum Conley in East St. Louis, Ill. She was united in marriage to …
Von Buehrlen
Von W. Buehrlen, 54, Belle, passed away Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022, at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Jefferson City surrounded by his girls. He was born Oct. 14, 1968, in Belle, a son to …
FULTON — One more week of practice. That was the goal Saturday for Matt Candrl’s Owensville Dutchmen and Dutchgirl cross country teams during the Missouri State High School Activities …
Defend the home course. That was the goal for Owensville Middle and High School cross country runners last Tuesday night during the annual Owensville Cross Country Invitational held throughout the …
Will'ful Thinking
By the time this edition of The Gasconade County Republican hits stores and businesses in Owensville and the surrounding area, it will be one day until Thanksgiving. That signals time for area …
With the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) Cross Country Championships now in the rear-view mirror, fall sports in Owensville have come to a close for another …
In addition to Owensville’s duo of Felix Guerrero and Ilene Limberg, the Four Rivers Conference (FRC) will be well represented this weekend during the Missouri State High School Activities …
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Opinion

Big Tech uses journalism; Big Tech should pay for it

The powers that Google and Facebook have over economic and political power in society — especially over the news industry — has caught the attention of lawmakers in Washington, …

Dear elected officials: Stop the infighting and do your jobs

There are any number of takeaways one can glean from the recent midterm elections. But one that should be getting more attention is that the public is sick and tired of bitter bickering and …

Plot to overthrow the government

Since 1812 there have been several attempts to terrorize or overthrow the government of the United States with violent attacks on our capitol. I covered this in detail in my column dated Jan. 20, …