News
VIENNA — The Vienna Chamber of Commerce (VCOC) honored several local businesses and individuals for their community contributions at their annual awards banquet on Feb. 23 at the Vienna-Bassett …
JEFFERSON CITY — In April 2023, an EF-2 tornado swept through Bollinger County, Missouri, devastating a community and claiming the lives of five people. In July, two more people were …
BELLE — The city of Belle’s attorney, Nathan Nickolaus with Lauber Municipal Law, filed a motion on Feb. 15 to schedule a hearing on or around March 4 in Judge William E. Hickle’s …
VIENNA — The Maries County Law Enforcement Restitution Fund (MCLERF) Board of Trustees on Feb. 15 held its first meeting in more than two years to approve spending requests from Sheriff Chris …
VIENNA — The Maries-Osage Ambulance District (MOAD) Board of Directors took action at its Feb. 12 meeting after issues with two ambulances had left the district without a spare ambulance. …
Commission News
VIENNA — On Feb. 20, the Maries County Commission reconvened after its usual morning meeting at the courthouse. In the afternoon, Presiding Commissioner Victor Stratmann and Eastern …
VIENNA — At a Maries County Commission meeting last week, the commissioners briefly discussed news that the city of Rolla agreed to lease part of the Rolla National Airport with solar energy …
VIENNA — On Feb. 1, the Maries County Commission approved the 2024 budget with an increase from last year and a total budget of $7,894,111. Several taxes bring revenue to the county. …
VIENNA — Chief Deputy Scott John came to the Jan. 29 Maries County Commission meeting to tell the commission that the sheriff’s office had received its first shipment of medication from …
VIENNA — When the Maries County Commission convened for its Jan. 11 meeting, the three commissioners found court orders at each of their seats. Last week, Judge John Beger filed his judgment in …

Hayden Wolfe

Hayden William Wolfe, 20, of Dixon, passed away Friday evening, Feb. 16, 2024, at his home in Dixon. He was born May 6, 2003, to Lee William Wolfe and Lucretia Ann (Smith) Wethington in Parsons, …

Lonnie Thompson

Lonnie Markwayne Thompson, 77, of Lohman, passed away Sunday, Feb. 18, 2024, at St. Mary’s Hospital. He was born Oct. 3, 1946, in Meta, the son of Raymond Robert and Edith Lucille (Fisher) …

Matthew Bauer

Matthew Joseph Bauer, 48, of Brinktown, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2024, at his residence. He was born Feb. 8, 1976, to Martin Bernard and Margaret Ann (Boessen) Bauer in Jefferson …

Sports

Little Cheerleaders cheer on the Tigers

Over 70 little cheerleaders came out to cheer on the Tigers Monday as they played Calvary Lutheran. The cheerleaders cheered between the JV and varsity games.

Belle Tigers need overtime for Highway 28 hoops win over Dixon Bulldogs

Nearly a week removed from their homecoming win over Plato, John Viehland’s Belle Tigers welcomed Dixon’s Bulldogs to town for a Highway 28 hardwood showdown Thursday night that was …

Vienna’s Cash Stricklan reaches 1,000 career points

Vienna Eagle senior basketball player Cash Stricklan (standing at center) holds a basketball commemorating him reaching 1,000 career points at Vienna High School. He is flanked by his fellow …
Sports

Eagles win Battle in Bourbon opener to end 2023

BOURBON — End 2023 and open the Battle in Bourbon Boys Basketball Tournament with a win. That was on the minds of Chandler Harker’s Vienna Eagle basketball team Saturday morning when …

Belle boys win GVC opener at Bourbon

BOURBON — End 2023 on a winning note. That was the goal last Thursday night for Johnny Viehland’s Belle Tiger basketball team going into their Gasconade Valley Conference (GVC) …

Lady Eagles complete road trifecta

VERSAILLES — Scoring road wins last week over Iberia and Dixon, KC Curler’s Vienna Lady Eagles looked to run their road winning streak to three games with a victory Monday night in Morgan …
Photo oGallry

The February meeting under new business started with a first and second reading to enact a new Ordinance No. 629 — Establishing Public Participation During Board Meetings. It went into …
Valentine’s Day may be a few days behind us, but love is still in the air. That includes today’s popular love story between mega pop star Taylor Swift and Kansas City superstar …
L ast week, this column explained why the Palestinians in Gaza are full of hate. They teach this, starting with children from birth. But there are also ludicrous ideas being introduced and spread in …