County track athletes advance to sectional meet in 10 events

MOKANE — Finish in the top four to earn another week of practice. That was the goal Saturday for high school track athletes from Belle and Vienna during the Missouri State High School …
News
The Maries County Sheriff’s Department has been busy for the last two weeks with an attempted stabbing, attempted shooting, and retrieving an escapee. A Highgate man was arrested after 2 …
VIENNA — The members of the Maries R-1 School Board recently heard about the progress of the new south entrance to the gym and the concession stand addition.  R-1 Superintendent Teresa …
OSAGE BEACH — Contractors working for the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) will begin making improvements to provide a smoother driving surface for motorists on Route 42 between …
BELLE — The 2022 May Day celebration will mix the old with the new as all previously crowned queens from 1961 to the present are invited back to the Belle High School gym to show off their …
VIENNA — At the Maries R-1 School Board’s reorganization meeting, President Vicki Bade and Vice President Penny Schoene both were reelected to the leadership roles on the school …
Commission News
MARIES COUNTY — Maries County’s go-live date for its new computer aided dispatch (CAD) system in the 911 Dispatch Center is August 31.  Last week IT Manager Shane Sweno came to …
MARIES COUNTY — The Maries County Commission has until the end of 2024 to commit the remainder of the county’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) money, and it has until 2026 to actually …
MARIES COUNTY — At a Maries County Commission meeting last week, the first order of business was to meet officials from MoDOT, MECO Engineering, and MERA Excavating at the site of the new BRO …
MARIES COUNTY — The commissioners last week signed a promissory note for another year’s financing for the road districts’ five road graders. Mark Hayes of The Maries County Bank …
VIENNA — While the Maries County Commissioners were waiting for the clock to strike 9 a.m. to begin their meeting last Thursday, a gentlemen from Jefferson City came into the commission room …
Raymond Doerhoff

Raymond B. Doerhoff, 100, St. Elizabeth passed away Sunday, May 8, 2022, at Miller County Care and Rehabilitation Center in Tuscumbia. He was born Nov. 27, 1921, to Stephen and Elizabeth (Bode) …

Robert Helton, Sr.

Robert Lealon Helton, Sr., 73, Vienna, passed away Friday, May 6, 2022, in the Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital, Columbia. He was born on Sept. 12, 1948, to Lonnie Richard and Mildred …

Donald Henry

Donald “Don” Ryan Henry, 72, Vichy, passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2022. He was born Sept. 19, 1949, to William “Bill” and Madeline (Gilliam) Henry in St. Louis. Don was united in marriage …

Sports

CO-GVC CHAMPIONS

Maries County baseball bragging rights and a share of the Gasconade Valley Conference (GVC) title. Those two things were up for grabs Monday night at Belle City Park between the host Tigers and …

Eagle baseball sweeps senior night twin bill from Cuba, MMA

Stay in the Gasconade Valley Conference (GVC) baseball title hunt. That was the goal last Wednesday for Cory Nicholson’s Vienna Eagles when they welcomed Cuba’s Wildcats to Maries …

Belle, Vienna track athletes earn All-GVC honors

BOURBON — Finish in the top three. That was the goal Saturday for Belle and Vienna High School athletes during the annual Gasconade Valley Conference (GVC) Track Meet held at Bourbon High …
Sports

Belle’s Lady Tigers drop Highway 28 soccer match

Olivia Koch (left) battles Owensville’s Elise McFalls for possession of the soccer during Belle’s Highway 28 road soccer showdown against the Dutchgirls at Dutchmen Field. Falling 8-0, …

Diamond Tigers split pair of games against I-44 foes

Forced to go 12 days between games due to a combination of inclement weather and wet field conditions, Bryce Gehlert’s Belle Tiger baseball team finally got to see action on Monday, April 18 …

Eagle nine drop 18-15 slug fest at Versailles

Eight days removed from a 16-1 loss at South Callaway, Cory Nicholson’s Vienna Eagle baseball team was finally able to return to action over the weekend at the California/Versailles Turf War …
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On May 5, the Senate passed an important piece of legislation to protect Missourians’ private property rights, as well as the value of farmland. House Bill 2005 deals with the issue of …
Last Monday, an unprecedented and probably illegal leak from the Supreme Court of the United States brought the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling back into the news in a big way. When it comes to COVID-19, …
If you are a Republican or a conservative, you are without a doubt a racist. That is the prevailing view of Republicans and conservatives by the vast majority of folks working in our …