2020 Ag Times


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In this issue

  • Gasconade County eligible for $1.7M in federal relief funds

    Wednesday, May 6

    HERMANN — Gasconade County government will be receiving more than $1.7 million for its efforts to combat the coronavirus pandemic. However, because relatively little has been spent to fight the …

  • Art’s prepares for move to old gas station

    Wednesday, March 11

    Art’s Sports and Liquor in Gerald is preparing to make a move a few blocks west of the current location at 8 E. Fitzgerald. Crews are currently at work upgrading the parking area and concrete …

  • Man charged with 2018 rape arrested again Friday with additional charges

    Wednesday, March 11

    Casaibrian Prichard, 40, of Catawissa was charged with first -degree rape in September 2018.  Franklin County Sheriff Steve Pelton reports that additional charges were brought against Prichard …

  • 8th grade Dutchgirls bounce back against St. James

    Wednesday, March 11

    Less than 24 hours after being swept in two sets by Hermann (25-23, 25-23), Jamie Ridenhour’s Eighth-grade Owensville Dutchgirl volleyball team had a chance to get back in the win column in …

  • Nolting’s OMS Dutchgirls bring home title plaque

    Wednesday, March 11

    A week removed from Jamie Ridenhour’s Owensville eighth-grade Dutchgirl volleyball team bringing home tournament championship hardware from Bourbon, Kari Nolting’s seventh-grade …

  • March Madness

    Wednesday, March 11

    Over a week removed from Selection Sunday of the annual 68-team NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament, a former Owensville Dutchgirl basketball player and one team with area ties was …

  • Chewing the fat

    Wednesday, March 11

    To the Editor: Recently, we in the Gasconade County Democrats Club suggested that the corrosive, gut-level divide in our country is deeper than mere policy differences between the left and right, …

  • Gasconade Timing Association funds April 1 Honor Flight for 25 area veterans

    Wednesday, March 11

    When a Franklin County Honor Flight lifts off April 1 from St. Louis, all 25 participating veterans will fly free with funds raised over the past four years by the Gasconade Timing Association …

  • R-2 directors hire Dixon assistant Jared Tharp as new Gerald Elementary School principal

    Wednesday, March 11

    Following March 5 interviews to replace Gerald Elementary School (GES) Principal Jennifer Hall, the Gasconade County R-2 Board of Education hired Jared Tharp with a 6-0 vote. “Upon accepting …

  • Police collecting donations for patrolman’s fire losses

    Wednesday, March 11

    Owensville police are accepting cash donations for one of their fellow patrolmen whose family lost their Rolla residence and possessions Thursday in an early-morning fire. Policeman Troy Ebeling …

  • Owensville police, UPS investigators recover resident’s $18,000 cash nearly swindled in Virginia ‘FBI arrest’ scam

    Wednesday, March 11

    Owensville police with help from United Parcel Service (UPS) investigators in Richmond, Va., managed to intercept a box of $18,000 in cash shipped overnight to a scammer who threatened an elderly …

  • Williams named county’s interim sheriff effective on Romanus’ resignation

    Wednesday, March 11

    The second-in-command of the Gasconade County Sheriff’s Department will become the county’s top cop later this month when Sheriff John Romanus returns to his former job outside of law …

  • Carolyn Bailey

    Wednesday, March 11

    Carolyn Marie Bailey, 70, Gerald, passed away Thursday, March 5, 2020, at her residence. She was born on April 3, 1949, to Walter and Verda (Cobb) Cook, in St. Louis. She was united in marriage …

  • Mary Butler

    Wednesday, March 11

    Mary Jane Plante Butler, 79, Belle, passed away Thursday, March 5, 2020, at SSM Health St. Mary’s in Jefferson City. She was born Aug. 22, 1940, to Romeo and Margaret (Weber) Plante, in Chester …

  • Gabriel Hollander

    Wednesday, March 11

    Gabriel “Gabe” Robert Hollander, 28, Owensville, passed away Monday, March 2, 2020, at his residence. He was born Oct. 1, 1991, to Steven and Deborah (Huesgen) Hollander, in …

  • Wayne Misner

    Wednesday, March 11

    Wayne “Bones” Moore Misner, 76, Owensville, passed away Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at his residence. He was born Jan. 30, 1944, to A.C. and Juanita (Moore) Misner, in Union City, …

  • Joe Moore

    Wednesday, March 11

    Dr. Joe Ray Moore, DC, 64, of Barlow, Ky., died at his home, Saturday morning, March 7, 2020. Joe Ray is survived by his mother, Ruby Jean Moore of Barlow; his two brothers, Danny Moore (Barbara) …

  • Pearl Tyree

    Wednesday, March 11

    Pearl Verlee Tyree, 83, Owensville, formerly of Belle, passed away Sunday, March 1, 2020, at the New Haven Care Center. She was born Aug. 28, 1936, to James Henry and Hilah May (Birdsong) …


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