Helmig to become a SBU Bearcat

Playing against the rival Hermann Bearcats over the last four years, former Owensville Dutchmen lineman Brent Helmig will continue his academic and athletic pursuits as a Bearcat at Southwest Baptist …
News
HERMANN — What began a routine report last week on Hermann city government activity turned into a pointed exchange on what some see as a need for a full-time economic development director in …
Matthew G. Magrowski, 33, of Bland, has been charged with discharging a firearm at or from a motor vehicle and domestic assault in the fourth degree following an incident on Thursday. The incident …
Gasconade County R-2 Superintendent Dr. Jeri Kay Hardy on Friday said the board of education is still waiting to make any budget decisions regarding the proposal to increase teacher salary to $38,000 …
An autopsy was rescheduled for today (Wednesday) to determine the cause of death of Karen M. Larson, 75, who was found dead Friday morning inside a walk-in freezer inside the Owensville Senior …
During a June 1 court appearance the jury trial for Brooke A. Buddemeyer, the woman accused of murdering her stepfather Jesse Robbins in 2018, was set back another month from July 5-8 to Aug. 1-5, …
Commission News
HERMANN — The Gasconade County Commission is prepared to formally move to order the removal of a fence that was placed in the right-of-way along Price Road, just outside the Owensville city …
HERMANN — With last week’s session scrapped because of a storm that hit parts of southern Gasconade County, the County Commission could face a busy agenda at tomorrow’s session. And …
HERMANN — Local governments will be involved in helping Missouri State Parks Department personnel develop the Rock Island Trail, said a trio of parks staffers Thursday morning in providing an …
HERMANN — Judges regularly ask for quiet in their courtrooms. Now, there’s one asking for a little noise in his. Circuit Court Presiding Judge Craig Hellmann is asking the Gasconade …
HERMANN — A Bland restaurant that has been awarded more than $30,000 in American Rescue Plan Act money is in danger of losing that funding because it does not have a Gasconade County business …
Jeanette Thompson

Jeanette Yvonne (Jeannie King) Thompson, 64, St. James, passed away Thursday, June 9, 2022, in the Cedar Pointe Nursing Home, Rolla.  She was born Feb. 15, 1958, to William and Dorothy …

Jaynet Roesner

Jaynet “Amos” A. Roesner, 86, Belle passed away Thursday, June 9, 2022.  He was born Sept. 11, 1935, a son to the late Albert and Anna (Groff) Roesner in Osage County.  He …

Emma Shockley

Emma Jean Shockley, 84, Owensville, passed away Tuesday, June 14, 2022, at Victorian Place of Owensville. She was born June 22, 1937, to Edward and Lena (Pohlmann) Dittman in Bland. Emma Jean …

Sports

June 17

Nearly 40 years ago last  Friday, the sports world was full of historic moments on and off the field. Perhaps the strangest moment took place on a California freeway involving O.J. …

Missouri S & T green for Anna Finley

Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) basketball for 200 please. Recent Owensville High School (OHS) graduate Anna Finley will continue a streak of former Owensville Dutchgirl basketball players …

That’s a wrap

Picking up from last week’s recap of Owensville Dutchmen football’s district-championship season last fall, Cabot’s Dutchmen entered a key week seven match up with Union’s …
Sports

Watson, Loyd earn All-District soccer honors

A season full of ups and downs. That was the case for the Owensville Dutchgirl soccer duo of senior Paige Loyd and junior Landry Watson. During the first half of the season, Watson was battling …

That’s a wrap

With the conclusion of both the high school baseball and girls soccer seasons last week, another year of high school sports is now behind us in the history books. Needless to say, the recently …

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 …
Photo oGallry

Farmland is a precious resource in our state, serving a wide range of functions. For starters, it’s the foundation of many family businesses and our state’s largest industry. It allows …
We affectionately called her the “Blue Goose.” That was our name for the newspaper’s van in the early 70s. This blue half-ton panel van picked up each week’s edition of the …
To the Editor: When we started this series of letters to the editor our hope was to find “common ground” between Republicans and Democrats. That was quite a while ago and it …