Tigers, Eagles score victories in fall baseball season openers

Lions and Tigers and Bears. Oh My. In a span of four days last week, the classic line from The Wizard of Oz played itself out on baseball diamonds in Belle and Vienna. Bryce Gehlert’s …
News
BELLE — In a 75-minute meeting on Sept. 23, Maries County Sheriff Chris Heitman agreed to release the city of Belle from its police contract by Dec. 31 — 60 days — pending the Belle …
VIENNA —The members of the Vienna City Council, city employees and a concerned citizen recently had an earnest discussion about needed improvements at the Vienna City Park. The main take-away …
BELLE — Belle Mayor Daryl White, Jr. on Sept. 13 took the time during his department head report to discuss former marshal Joe Turnbough’s return as chief of police and the future of the …
VIENNA — A Vienna man lost his life in a house explosion at the 11000 block of State Route V early Tuesday morning. Maries County Sheriff Chris Heitman and Sheriff’s Deputy Major Scott …
Following the Maries County Fair parade Saturday area children made their way to the fairgrounds for the kids games. Brenda Davis was the emcee for the kids events, which included a kiddie tractor …
Commission News
MARIES COUNTY— The Maries County Commission is trying to bring together a group of local first responder entities that use the south repeater in order to pay for repairs to it. The south …
MARIES COUNTY — Three staff members from the Maries-Osage Ambulance District (MOAD) came to last Thursday’s Maries County Commission meeting to show the commissioners what a portion of …
MARIES COUNTY — The Maries County Commission is not being punished in any way  following an appellate court’s remanding of the commissioners for violating Missouri’s Sunshine …
MARIES COUNTY — Maries County’s sales tax revenues remained flat, or even, for the first eight months of 2022 compared in 2021, reported Maries County Treasurer Rhonda Slone at a recent …
MARIES COUNTY — At last Thursday’s Maries County Commission meeting, there was a visitor from Pulaski County who attended all of the meeting. Andy Helms is a recently elected Pulaski …

Nellie Hand

Nellie Lee Hand, 91, Dixon, passed away Monday, Aug. 22, 2022, in the Dixon Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born Oct. 13, 1930, to Herman A. and Edna Marie (Arnold) Scott, in Moorman, …

Donald Colby

  Donald Dean Colby, 86, Dixon, passed away Friday, Aug. 19, 2022, in the Cedar Pointe Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Rolla. He was born on June 28, 1936, a son of Benjamin and …

Thomas Brunnert

Thomas Bryan Brunnert, 78, Argyle, passed away Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022, at his residence. He was born Aug. 29, 1943, to Anton Leo and Goldie (Seemater) Brunnert at St. Louis. He entered the …

Sports

Seven-run sixth inning gives Belle’s Lady Tigers third-place hardware from Montgomery County

MONTGOMERY CITY — No matter whether it is softball or baseball, walks can either hurt or help a team. In the third-place game of the Montgomery County Fall Classic Softball Tournament …

Vienna’s Simmons opens senior season with perfect game

Whether it be softball or baseball, a dream of any pitcher is to throw a perfect game during their high school career. For Vienna Lady Eagle senior Abrea Simmons, her dream came true during their …

Vienna softball blanks Stoutland, Richland at Saturday jamboree

An Eighth Gasconade Valley Conference (GVC) softball title. That is one of several goals for Chandler Harker’s Vienna Lady Eagle softball team entering the upcoming 2022 fall softball …
Sports

Belle motocross riders add to summer hardware haul

Hardware and plenty of it. That is what was on the line back on Sunday, Aug. 14 during the final stop of the Shades of Gray Faircross series at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia. Four riders …

John Viehland named new Belle Tiger basketball head coach

A new man roaming the basketball sideline. That will be case for Belle Tiger basketball during the upcoming 2022-23 school year at Belle High School (BHS). Recently hired by the Maries County …

MSSU green for Susie Moman’s sophomore season

Same color, different school. That will be the case this fall for former Belle Lady Tiger Track and Field athlete Susie Moman. After completing her first season of collegiate track and field at …
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The City of Belle is proud to announce we are working hard and swiftly to reestablish the Belle Police Department.   There has been many hours of thought and research behind this …
The power of the sun to illuminate our day is without question. The power of the Sunshine Law to illuminate the work of our state and local governments through empowering citizens to have access …
Summer temperatures are finally starting to taper off and combines are rolling across Missouri’s fields. From corn and soybeans to rice and cotton, this harvest will mark the end of an …