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Red Cross recommends three steps to stay safe and cool as temperatures soar

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — As extreme heat blankets the state of Missouri, the American Red Cross of Greater St. Louis is asking residents to take three steps to stay safe: slow down, stay hydrated and spend time indoors.   Heat is more than uncomfortable, it can be deadly, especially for older adults, the very young […]

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Perryville receives $40,000 boost in April sales tax revenue

PERRYVILLE – Perryville’s one percent general sales tax revenue increased by more than $40,000 in April compared to April 2023.   According to a report from the Taxation Division of the Missouri Department of Revenue the proceeds from April were transferred on May 7th with a deposit to the city’s account at the Bank of

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MSHP reports

JEFFERSON CITY – The Missouri State Highway Patrol has released its latest reports.   Among those listed as arrested:   36-year-old Kasey L. Gojlewicz of Fenton at 6:40 p.m. Wednesday, June 19 in Ste. Genevieve County on a Jefferson County charge of violation of public park ordinance. She was being held in the Ste. Genevieve

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MLC names Cheryl Stuckmeyer VP, Supply Chain

ST. LOUIS, June 20, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — MLC (formerly Mississippi Lime Company) has appointed Cheryl Stuckmeyer as vice president, supply chain.     As part of the MLC executive leadership team, she will oversee the company’s logistics, inventory management, procurement and trucking functions, ensuring that MLC continue to lead the lime industry in supply chain excellence.

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‘Waltzing Thru Missouri’ at the July 9 Women’s Connection

Submitted article FARMINGTON — Popular Farmington Historian, Howard Nobel tells us his Special Feature Presentation, “Waltzing Thru Missouri” is a little play on our state song, “The Missouri Waltz.”     It is a survey of some of the interesting and unique place names, large and small that are located in our state. We will

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Unearthing the past: SIU’s archaeology summer field school continues Fort Kaskaskia work

by Pete Rosenbery CARBONDALE, Ill. — Students from three universities, including Southern Illinois University Carbondale, continue to unearth important information about the French and American forts once visited by the Lewis and Clark Expedition by participating in the annual Archaeology Field School at the Fort Kaskaskia State Historic Site in Randolph County.      SIU

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Ste. Genevieve Heritage Commission minutes released

STE. GENEVIEVE – The minutes of the June 17 meeting of the Ste. Genevieve Heritage Commission have been released.   Regular Meeting Minutes Call to Order at 6:00 pm Roll Call: Commissioners Casey Benner, Whitney Tucker, Tom Hooper, and Bill Hart were present at roll call. Additionally, Asst. City Administrator David Bova was present. Commissioner

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Ste Genevieve, Perry County farm families will be recognized August 12 at the Missouri State Fair

SEDALIA – Farm families from across the state – including families from Ste. Genevieve and Perry Counties – will gather at the Missouri State Fair on Monday, Aug. 12 to celebrate Farm Bureau/Farm Family Day.     Farm families are selected from each Missouri county, plus the City of St. Louis, to participate in special events

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State Fair grandstand concert and event tickets on sale now

SEDALIA – Tickets to concerts and events in the State Fair Grandstand, presented by CFM Insurance, are on sale now. These tickets are available for purchase now through Etix.com and by phone 1-800-514-ETIX/1-800-514-3849. The State Fair Box Office will open July 1. Hours are noon to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, July 1 through Aug.

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MNVM hosts 1st Battalion/27th Marine Regiment veterans

PERRYVILLE, Mo. — Missouri’s National Veterans Memorial (MNVM) is proud to announce its new addition to the Museum’s USMC exhibit dedicated to the 1st Battalion/27th Marine Regiment, highlighting their valiant contributions during the Vietnam War. MNVM is scheduled to host the veterans who served within that unit on Thursday, June 20, 2024 at 10 a.m.

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