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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Diamond Dutchgirls end FRC slate 3-3

Eight games in nine days. That is what greeted Hannah Koppelmann’s Owensville Dutchgirl softball team to close out the month of September. That stretch began on Tuesday, Sept. 20 with a …

Dutchmen defense sparks second-half comeback

PACIFIC — Adjusting to a new offense. That is what Nathan Cabot’s Owensville Dutchmen did Friday night closing the September portion on the road against Paul Day’s Pacific …

Gasconade E-911 receives worldwide accreditation designation from IAED

Gasconade County’s E-911 Center has become one of only five dispatching centers in Missouri and the 310th in the world to obtain certification as an Accredited Center of Excellence …

Law enforcement sales tax in place for county, cities

HERMANN — Now we wait. With all the necessary paperwork in hand, law enforcement agencies in Gasconade County have moved into the wait-and-see mode regarding the new sales tax that became …

Obituaries
Freemont Berger
Freemont (Fritz) William Berger, 98, was born on April 24, 1924, on the Berger family farm near Drake. He passed away Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, at Mercy Hospital South DeGreoff Hospice House in St. …
Richard Whitworth
Richard Paul Whitworth, Jr. 64, Mt. Sterling, passed away Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, at his residence. He was born Aug. 16, 1958, to Richard Paul Sr. and Anita (Abbott) Whitworth in St. …
Alma Zykan
Alma Louise Zykan, 83, Rosebud, passed away Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, at Mercy Hospital in Washington. She was born Nov. 6, 1938, to William Otto and Ruth Amelia (Woodring) Casagrande in St. …
A goose egg. That is a goal for every defense in every high school football game. Friday night at Dutchmen Field, Nathan Cabot’s Owensville Dutchmen welcomed Cuba’s Wildcats for a …
ST JAMES — Score however you can. That was the case Saturday for Hannah Koppelmann’s Owensville Dutchgirl softball team during a four-team jamboree at Nelson Hart Park in St. …
Will'ful Thinking
Over a nine-hour stretch Saturday at Owensville High School’s Dutchmen Field, future Owensville gridiron Dutchmen competed in both flag and tackle football preparing themselves for future …
If you’re looking for anyone in Gasconade County Friday night, they will more than likely be at Dutchmen Field witnessing Owensville’s Dutchmen and Hermann’s Bearcats battling for …
Tomorrow night (Thursday), mothers, coaches wives and female fans of Owensville Dutchmen football will be treated to a fun and informational event put on by head coach Nathan Cabot and his coaching …
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To combat overdose, we need solutions, not stigma

Every six minutes, someone in the United States dies from a drug-related overdose. On April 16, 2021, that someone was my brother. He was only 38 and left behind three young daughters, who are …

Legislative food fights

Missouri’s legislative special session dealing with tax cuts is a reminder of how often in past decades tax-cut bills have become food fights for getting tax burdens reduced for a variety of …

The Grand Tour

Starting in the mid-16th century, young aristocrats — mainly from Britain — took extended trips around Europe to complete their education. It was called the Grand Tour. The goal of …