Month: February 2022

Two Randolph Co. school newspapers honored

CHESTER – Two Randolph County school newspapers won the Blue Banner Award at the Southern Illinois Student Press Association winter conference Feb. 23 at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. The Chester High School Sting won SISPA’s highest honor in the digital category, and the Coulterville High School Screaming Eagle was named in the print category. Members of the Chester High …

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Russia Invades Ukraine

By Rick Francis, State Representative PERRYVILLE – While we slept on Wednesday night February 23, 2022 Russia invaded Ukraine.   While we slept the largest attack, the largest invasion occurred on a sovereign nation in Europe since WWII.   Missiles and bombs rained down on Ukrainian cities.   Columns of Russian troops poured across the …

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Recap of the Missouri Libertarian Party Convention

INDEPENDENCE, Mo – The Missouri Libertarian Party held its annual convention on Saturday, February 19th in Independence Missouri. At the convention they recruited candidates to run in the 2022 August primary and chose delegates to the National Convention scheduled for May in Reno, Nevada.   They also passed several resolutions.  Robert Smith, a delegate from Vernon county, proposed …

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Missouri Severe Weather Preparedness Week is March 7 – 11

JEFFERSON CITY – On Dec. 10, 2021, severe storms and six confirmed tornadoes in Missouri killed two people and destroyed or damaged hundreds of homes and buildings, as well as 20 large transmission towers and lines that move power between Missouri and Arkansas. The storm system serves as another reminder that deadly tornadoes can strike …

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Valle wins Class 2 District 4 crown

STE. GENEVIEVE — Valle Catholic won the Class 2 District 4 crown with a 52-49 win over New Haven Saturday. Valle plays Bernie in a sectional game Wednesday at 7:45 p.m. at Jackson High School.  

Ste. Genevieve Planning and Zoning meets Thursday

STE. GENEVIEVE — The Ste. Genevieve Planning and Zoning Commission meets Thursday. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. in the city hall board room. It is open to the public and will be shown live on SteGenTV Channel 991. The tentative agenda: SG PLANNING AND ZONING 022622  

Ste. Genevieve County Sheriff’s report released

STE. GENEVIEVE — The Ste. Genevieve County Sheriff’s Office has released its reports for the week ending February 18.       Arrested Person: 4  (The individuals listed below have been formally charged all other individuals cannot be listed at this time) Alarm Activation: 2 Animal Control: 15 Assault: Assist Other Agency: 3 Brush Fire: Burglary: 2 …

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SGCMH implements a faster, safer pre-registration process

STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo. – Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital is always looking for ways to make getting care easier and more convenient.  Now patients can save time and stay safe with the new SGCMH pre-registration system.    The process makes your next hospital appointment much easier.  You can pre-register at home or anywhere you can …

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