MoDOT seeking Chester Bridge comments

Travis Lott
In one of the final steps toward completing the environmental study needed before moving forward with replacing the Chester bridge, the Missouri Department of Transportation has opened a public comment period for people to submit statements and questions about the project. [Read More]

Helvey, Tindall win Cutler golf ball draw

Travis Lott
It was pure chance that selected two members of the Cutler town board and ended one man’s career in public service that spanned over five decades. [Read More]

The Grand is back

After moving to Linn Creek, Missouri for 2020, the Grand American Trapshooting Championships will return this August to the World Shooting and Recreational Complex in Sparta. [Read More]

Bareis not running for sheriff

Sheriff Steve Bareis
Sheriff Steve Bareis
Travis Lott
Perry County Sheriff Steve Bareis announced this week that he will not seek re-election as sheriff in 2022, and following a nearly year-long deployment with the National Guard next year, he will take over as police chief in Sesser. [Read More]

Vietnam vet recalls memories of fallen friend

Kenita Jalivay
When the fog of war clears, leaving survivors to cope with the human toll of armed conflict, seldom do such tragedies result in a positive, if not happy, ending. [Read More]

Alex Flores appears in court

Travis Lott
Alex Flores has returned to the area. [Read More]

Local elections were held Tuesday

Turnout was extremely light for the most part in Tuesday’s municipal elections, with only 11 percent of eligible voters going to the polls in Randolph County. [Read More]

Coulterville gets water line grant

Coulterville has been rewarded a sizable grant to go toward its upcoming water line extension to Sparta. [Read More]

Voters set to make municipal choices

Area voters will have a number of choices to make during the April 6 consolidated election. [Read More]

AIC moving into former Dorma Steeleville complex

AIC’s current facility on Westwood Drive in Steeleville
AIC’s current facility on Westwood Drive in Steeleville
Larry Willis
It was June 30 of last year that dormakaba, the exit door hardware manufacturing plant in Steeleville, closed for good and put its facilities up for sale.
That complex will soon have new life, thanks to a successful Steeleville business that is expanding and a tax increment financing agreement approved by the town board Monday night. [Read More]
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