Taking in a game at the old ball yard

ST LOUIS — An eye-opening experience. That is one way to describe Saturday afternoon’s high school baseball game at Busch Stadium in downtown St. Louis between Tyler Ahring’s …
News

Schutt named to state FFA leadership team as vice president

A Hermann High School senior will serve as a state vice president for the 2022-23 school year. Malerie Schutt has served as Area 14 president and first vice president, and chapter president at …

Gerald man injured and arrested after motorcycle crash

Jacob T. Lantrip, 26, of Gerald suffered minor injuries in a motorcycle crash Saturday, May 7. His passenger, Mallory C. Cox, 24, of Union was seriously injured in the 6:38 p.m. crash.  Tpr. …

Election judges sought for 11 of 16 Gasconade County voting precincts

Gasconade County’s most ardent supporter of fair elections and voter access to cast their ballots urgently seeks citizen judges to staff all 16 precincts in August and November. Lesa Lietzow …
Senate hearing scheduled on Rock Island Trail funding appropriation

The Senate Appropriations Committee is expected to debate HB 3020 today (April 20) regarding the $69 million in ARPA funds that Gov. Mike Parson requested legislators allocate toward development of …

Obituaries
Lowell Maloney
Lowell Timothy Maloney, 72, Gasconade County, passed away Tuesday, April 5, 2022, at his home. He was born Oct. 1, 1950, to Norman …
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Collin Marinaccio
Collin Michael Marinaccio, 15, Hermann, passed away Sunday, May 1, 2022, at Mercy Hospital, Creve Coeur. He was born July 2, 2006, …
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Betty Unnerstall
Betty Ann Unnerstall, 89, Union, passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2022. She was born Aug. 31, 1932. She is survived by children …
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Whelan and the rest of his varsity teammates will compete in the MSHSAA Class 3, District 2 Tournament Monday morning beginning at 9 a.m., at Franklin County Country Club (FCCC) in Krakow. A first or …
All-Four Rivers Conference (FRC) honors for a top-three finish. That is what was on the line Monday during the annual FRC Track Meet at Owensville High School’s Dutchmen Field held mostly in …
Will'ful Thinking
As if earning the top seed in the upcoming Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) Class 4, District 4 Baseball Tournament was not enough, Tyler Ahring’s Owensville Dutchmen …
Beginning the month of May with the annual Four Rivers Conference (FRC) track meet Monday, the upcoming month will be full of madness for Owensville High School (OHS) spring sports. With no home …
Over the last two weeks, area fans of track, golf and baseball have likely been singing the above song over and over again. That is because a number of high school and middle school spring …
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Opinion
Bipartisanship isn’t dead, but it’s not in good health, either

Having just watched a Supreme Court nominee supported by a comfortable majority of Americans draw just three Republican votes in the Senate, you could be forgiven for thinking bipartisanship in …

Protecting property rights

On May 5, the Senate passed an important piece of legislation to protect Missourians’ private property rights, as well as the value of farmland. House Bill 2005 deals with the issue of …

God will be our judge

To the Editor: There might be more people in America living in fear now than ever. Our present administration, the one we’re stuck with for several more years, has no idea how to deal with …