Dutchgirls open 2022 with losses to Fatima, Helias

Ending 2021 with a tough loss to Steelville in the Peoples Bank Holiday Classic at Sullivan, Ryan Flanagan’s Owensville Dutchgirls looked open the 2022 portion of their season on a positive …
News
Gasconade County R-2 School District officials on Dec. 20 came to an apparent consensus they would not be interested in partnering with the city and Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) to …
An Owensville man remains jailed without bond in Linn, charged this past week in felony warrants in both Gasconade and Osage counties alleging the statutory rape and enticement respectively of a …
The City of Gerald was notified by a letter from the Missouri DNR that its wastewater treatment facility was out of compliance.  The letter, dated Dec. 6, noted a follow-up inspection …
Missouri Farm Bureau members returned to their traditional annual meeting Dec. 5-7 at the Lake of the Ozarks. The organization’s 107th meeting theme, “Planted With Purpose,” …
HERMANN — Gasconade County Enhanced-911 Central Communications is seeking a slice of the county’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) to help fund development of a new redundant back-up …
Commission News
HERMANN — Gasconade County voters will be asked in April to approve a half-cent sales tax for local law enforcement. An order placing the issue on the April 5 General Municipal Elections …
HERMANN — The attorney for the Gasconade County Commission Thursday morning repeated his earlier advice cautioning county administrators from committing a minimum amount of General Revenue Fund …
HERMANN — The plan to seek Gasconade County voters’ approval of a sales tax dedicated to local law enforcement was made less certain Thursday morning after the County Commission’s …
The University Extension Center in Owensville is asking for a slight increase in the assistance it receives from Gasconade County taxpayers. Lydia Arand, the top administrator of the local …
HERMANN — Arguing that elected officials deserve a pay boost to help offset inflation, the Gasconade County Salary Commission Thursday morning unanimously approved a provision that would enable …
Pamela Wilson

Pamela Ann Wilson, 72, Owensville, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022, at Frene Valley a Stonebridge Community in Hermann. She was born Sept. 20, 1949, to Leroy Versul and Marcella Joyce (Myers) …

Roger Prior

  Roger A. Prior, 82, of Hermann, Mo., died  Jan. 8, 2022, at Hermann Area District Hospital. Prior was born July 19, 1939, to Price and Eleanor (Dayball) Prior in New …

Steven Bray

Steven Thomas Bray, 39, Owensville, passed away Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022, at Capital Region Hospital in Jefferson City. He was born Feb. 13, 1982, to Thomas James Morris and Cynthia Lee Bray in …

Sports

OMS Dutchmen sweep Hermann’s Bearcats

Opening 2022 last Wednesday with a split against Pacific’s Indians, Owensville Middle School (OMS) Dutchmen basketball teams coached by Taylor Payne and Shane Hunt went for Gasconade County …

Grannemann, Loeb end 2021 with tournament titles

Closing 2021 on their home mats, Dustin Howard’s Owensville junior varsity Dutchmen wrestlers held their annual tournament albeit a month later due to the successful season by their football …

Top-seeded Comets too much for Dutchmen

Aggressive defense and a potent offense. That combination proved to be too much for Cullen VanLeer’s Owensville Dutchmen Monday night in first-round action of the 33rd Owensville Varsity …
Sports

Union, Gateway City Elite join 33rd Owensville Tournament field

Here over the past few years, it has felt like a carousel with teams coming and going from the Owensville Boys Basketball Tournament on a yearly basis. One thing certain for the 33rd annual …

Four Dutchgirls claim medals in inaugural Owensville Girls Wrestling Invitational

Out of seven competing wrestlers, four Dutchgirls etched their names in the history books as medalists during the inaugural Owensville Girls Wrestling Invitational Tournament held last Monday at …

Clevenger, Whelan earn All-State nods from MFCA

Ending their season two wins shy of their goal of reaching the state championship, Nathan Cabot’s Owensville Dutchmen football team saw two of their players earn All-State recognition from the …
Photo oGallry

The State Capitol is once again alive with the rush of legislative activity, as the Second Regular Session of the 101st General Assembly gets underway. This legislative session, which began on …
With a $1 trillion infrastructure package on the books and the Biden administration’s $1.8 trillion “Build Back Better” measure preoccupying the Senate after passing the House, …
All prosecutors have what’s known as prosecutorial discretion. This gives them the power to decide whether or not to charge an individual for a crime, and which crime to charge them with. As …