Future gridiron Dutchmen

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 …
News
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 …
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 …
The Gasconade County R-2 School District will begin receiving funds from the dollar value modifier (DVM) formula — legislation that allows them to receive additional funds based on Franklin …
ST. LOUIS — The infant daughter of a Barnhardt, Mo., man killed Jan. 21 in a head-on crash on U.S. 50 in Osage County will receive nearly $14 million in payments beginning when she turns 18 …
HERMANN — Almost a year after his retirement, the former head of the Gasconade County Health Department has been recognized for his role in helping craft a national accreditation plan for …
Commission News
BY Buck Collier special correspondent   HERMANN — Sarah Rothermich has been named as a Gasconade County representative to the Scenic Regional Library District Board of …
HERMANN —  With several line items already depleted or about to be out of budgeted funds, Gasconade County administrators are being urged to cast a sharp eye toward the county’s Road …
HERMANN — As the calendar heads into the final months of the year, Gasconade County’s sales taxes continue to surprise elected officials. Indeed, as County Treasurer Mike Feagan noted, …
HERMANN — The Gasconade County Commission Thursday morning agreed to accept more-definitive language proposed for the intergovernmental agreements with five county municipalities regarding the …
HERMANN — Incoming Gasconade County Presiding Commissioner Tim Schulte said a plan is in place with his employer to allow him adequate time to perform his official duties while still working …

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. …

Sports

Trophy

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 …

Varsity Dutchgirl softball claims county diamond bragging rights, JV diamond Dutchgirls find win column over Union’s Lady Wildcats

A rivalry win on the road. That was the goal for Hannah Koppelmann’s Owensville Dutchgirl softball team on the road last Tuesday against Hermann’s Lady Bearcats in northern Gasconade …

Dutchmen overcome six turnovers in OT win

WARRENTON — Nine times out of 10, if a football team turns the ball over six times in a game, they will more than likely come out on the losing end of the final outcome. Nathan Cabot’s …
Sports

Football for moms

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 …

Fourth-quarter lead disappears on final play

Tough luck. It happens in life and it happens on the football field. Nathan Cabot’s Owensville Dutchmen found this out the hard way Friday night in the closing seconds of their …

Freshmen volleyball Dutchgirls Washington

A 2-0 start. That is what Owensville Dutchgirl volleyball teams coached by Alexis Decker, Misti Rutledge and Jamie Ridenhour were after last Wednesday night with Washington’s Lady Blue Jays …
Photo oGallry

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 …
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 …
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 …