Back To School 2021


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In this issue

  • Memories of the fair

    Wednesday, August 4, 2021

    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, 2021

    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, 2021

    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, 2021

    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, 2021

    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, 2021

    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, 2021

    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, 2021

    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, 2021