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From Wednesday, May 20, to Tuesday, May 26, Franklin County reported four new cases of COVID-19, one death and 14 recoveries from the virus. Presiding Commissioner Tim Brinker announced the …
A Sullivan motorcyclist traveling west on Highway 28 Saturday was struck broadside by an Owensville man attempting to turn left onto the roadway from Cuba Street. Owensville police report James P. …
HERMANN — With the necessary materials being gathered and final details being ironed out, Gasconade County administrators have set June 1 as the date to reopen the courthouse. But the …
Sports
While COVID-19 may have taken away their high school baseball season on the field, that didn’t stop six Owensville Dutchmen baseball players from earning accolades off the field. Recently …
In spite of the Owensville Athletic Association (OAA) canceling their summer season, the Gerald Athletic Association (GAA) is proceeding with theirs. Scheduled to begin with games on or around …
Whatever it takes. That is something that now former Owensville Dutchgirl track and field athlete Mackenzie Rademacher has done to get herself to the next level. Garnering All-District honors …
Sports
If anyone can guess the movie the above headline is said in, you know your baseball movies. After focusing on influential football coaches the last two weeks, this week’s installment of …
Recently wrapping up his fourth season as head basketball coach for Owensville’s Dutchmen, Todd Rehmert will take his coaching talents to the northern edge of the county. Replaced recently …
Late last Tuesday night, the Owensville Athletic Association (OAA) did something that they did not want to do. After a meeting of the association, it was decided to cancel the upcoming season of …
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Legislative successes, losses and missed opportunities

I had expected limited production from Missouri’s 2020 annual session because of the several weeks lost from the extended spring break to avoid COVID-19 exposure. Indeed, the General …

Character matters

To the Editor:   First of all we wish to thank Jimmy Brandon for his well written Letter to the Editor in the May 13 Republican. All of his points were so well articulated and, sadly, …

Make a difference, read aloud to your children

Sitting around the dinner table in the fall of 1999, our first born, Jacob was all excited about a character in a book his fourth-grade teacher, Mrs. Hall, was reading in the classroom. Connie …