Back To School 2021


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In this issue

  • Memories of the fair

    Wednesday, August 4

    County fairs have always been the opportunity for catching up with old friends and neighbors — some you see regularly and some who you haven’t seen for a while. I grew up outside of Cuba …

  • I love a great march

    Wednesday, August 4

    A parade without a marching band is like peanut butter without jelly, Sonny without Cher or Donnie without Marie.That something was missing last Thursday during the Gasconade County Fair Parade …

  • Grandmother passes on painting skills to next generation at Fair Plein Air

    Wednesday, August 4

    Art Works on Main Gallery had a new participant in their Gasconade County Fair Plein Air event last week when fifth-grader Maci Armstrong picked up some of her grandmother’s water colors and …

  • Serious injuries reported in weekend ATV crash

    Wednesday, August 4

    A Hermann man and woman were seriously injured Sunday afternoon in an ATV crash on Horstman Road, 2.2 miles north of Route E in northeastern Gasconade County, according to the Missouri State Highway …

  • Just ‘one of those days’ for city’s Public Works crew

    Wednesday, August 4

    Owensville’s Public Works department had “one of those days” this past Wednesday as their director, Jeff Kuhne might say. An aging cast iron water line began leaking as city workers …

  • Fair livestock auction raises $413,800 for youth exhibitors

    Wednesday, August 4

    Kastin Warren kept looking back at the auctioneers as his reserve-champion market goat was being sold Saturday during the Gasconade County Fair’s Youth Livestock Auction.The Bem 4-H Club …

  • City paperwork filed for ARPA funding

    Wednesday, August 4

    Owensville’s city administrator has filed the necessary paperwork to obtain $477,000 in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding from the federal government.Randy Blaske said he received the …

  • GCR2 directors approve paid bereavement leave benefit for teachers

    Wednesday, August 4

    Gasconade County R-2 district teachers will have a new employee benefit in the 2021-22 school year that neighboring school districts have already offer — bereavement leave.“If someone in …

  • GCR 8-4-23

    Wednesday, August 4


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