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Gasconade County Master Gardeners to host talk by beekeeper

Posted on March 3, 2015 at 2:26 pm

On Tuesday, March 10, at 6:30 p.m. the Gasconade County Master Gardeners will host beekeeper Phil Manne at the Community Room of the Swiss Evangelical Reformed Church at 2082 Swiss Church Road, adjacent to Highway 19. Manne has been harvesting between 10-23 gallons of honey annually for the last 10 years.  He is currently managing six hives at two different locations.  Phil and his wife, Margie, live just outside of

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  • Brunch & Blooms set March 8 at Valentine Hall

    Posted on March 3, 2015 at 2:16 pm

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    The beautiful Valentine Hall will be the setting for Brunch & Blooms, sponsored Sunday, March 8, by Church of the Risen Savior, Starkenburg/Rhineland. “Our parish is blessed with the Shrine of Our Lady of Sorrows, St. Martin’s Church Museum, Church of the Risen Savior, Valentine Hall, and our beautiful cemeteries, St. Martin’s Cemetery and St. Joseph’s Cemetery,” said the Rev. William D. Debo. “Proceeds from this event will benefit the

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  • Southern Boone puts end to Lady Bearcats’ District Tourney hopes

    Posted on March 3, 2015 at 12:07 pm

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    Senior guard Tesla Ruediger did what a senior playmaker is supposed to do: Step up big when it really counts. Unfortunately, her step wasn’t quite big enough. Southern Boone County ended the Lady Bearcats’ hopes of a District Tournament by taking Wednesday night’s semi-final contest 43-40. Ruediger led all scorers on the night with 20 points. At times, it seemed she was the only one able to put the ball

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  • Hermann BOA endorses plan for citywide art project

    Posted on March 3, 2015 at 11:55 am

    St. George 1st Grader Eric Chorley's artwork that will decorate the utility box at the AMTRAK Station.

    Chicago has its statues of cows. Kansas City has its fountains. Hermann is about to have its utility boxes. Decorated utility boxes, that is, and what could be the latest thing to be used to attract tourists: Public art. Last year’s effort to decorate the utility box at the new Amtrak Station in a local student’s artwork will be expanded citywide after last Monday night’s backing from the Hermann Board

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  • Regional effort aims to boost tourism, agribusiness

    Posted on March 3, 2015 at 11:49 am

    The Gasconade County Commission during a regular session.

    Gasconade County administrators were being pulled in different directions last week — on the one hand hoping a new regional promotion will heat up the local tourism industry in the county while on the other hoping for a good deal on keeping part of the Courthouse cool during the summer. Dubbed “Naturally Meramec,” a new promotion is being developed that would highlight tourist attractions and agri-business products throughout the 8-county

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  • St. George’s Brenna Jones wins another big contest

    Posted on February 27, 2015 at 10:33 am

    Brenna Jones

    St. George School 8th-Grader Brenna Jones has followed her success as a writer with an equal amount of success as a speaker. Jones recently was named the state champion of the Winston Churchill Student Speech Competition, held at Westminster College in Fulton. Held at the National Churchill Museum, Brenna’s topic was “The Price of Greatness is Responsibility,” taken from a Winston Churchill speech Sept. 6, 1943, at Harvard University. As

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  • Former cop Rainey’s preliminary hearing delayed until May

    Posted on February 25, 2015 at 9:26 am

    Jonathan Pohlmann, left, and Marty Rainey.

    The preliminary hearing for former Gasconade County Sheriff’s Deputy Marty Rainey — facing a half-dozen felony charges stemming from the alleged sexual assault of a teenage girl more than two years ago — has been set for Monday, May 18, in Gasconade County Circuit Court Division 4. Rainey, a Sullivan resident, had been scheduled to appear in Osage County Circuit Court yesterday (Tuesday) for a preliminary hearing in front of

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