LOCAL NEWS

MoDOT to pick one of four teams to construct Chester Bridge

The Missouri Department of Transportation has received Statements of Qualification from potential design-build teams for the Chester Bridge project, which will replace the Route 51 bridge over the …

121st Seminary Picnic set for this weekend

“Where friends meet friends from everywhere,” reads the flier for this year’s St. Vincent de Paul Parish Seminary Picnic. And it’s true. Between 15-20,000 people from …

Schemel wins treasurer seat amid lower turnout

The people have spoken.Perry County residents participated in the primary election on August 2. Although they did not exactly flock to the voting booths in large numbers. There were 3,238 ballots …

Cave rescue class coming to Perry County

When a person thinks of firefighters they usually think of them rescuing people from burning structures above ground. In the coming months, they will make a trip underground as well. The National …

Perry County 4-H fair standouts

Perry County 4-H members showcased their work and what they have learned and accomplished this past year at the annual Perry County 4-H Fair shows held in July. Champion purple ribbon winners were …
SPORTS

Indians perform well at Rib City Shootout

If you listen to St. Vincent girls basketball coach Mel Kirn, the Indians are ready for the season already. St. Vincent competed in the Rib City Shootout in Dexter from July 18-19. Kirn felt like his …

Pirates ‘ready to go’ into season after camp

For Perryville football coach Brent Roth, the summer could not be going any better right now. The Pirates competed in a jamboree-style contact camp with Ste. Genevieve and Grandview on July 28. In …

O’Keefe returns to dugout for Perryville baseball

The Perryville Pirates baseball team will be getting a blast from the past.If he has anything to say about it, that will happen in more ways that one. Donald O’Keefe is taking over the program …
OBITUARIES
Opal Emma Mahnken
Opal Emma Mahnken, 93, of Farrar, died Sunday, August 7, 2022 at Independence Care Center in Perryville. She was born October 4, 1928 in Farrar to Theodor and Hilda Verseman Steffens.She and Leonard …
Harold Edgar Heise
Harold Edgar Heise, 92, of Uniontown, passed away Friday, August 5, 2022 at Independence Care Center in Perryville.He was born September 17, 1929 in Frohna, to Henry and Elda (Richter) Heise of …
Imogene Lorene Ritter
Imogene Lorene Ritter, 85, of Saint Mary passed away peacefully Saturday, August 6, 2022 at her residence surrounded by her beloved family.Imogene was born March 25, 1937 in St. Mary to Thomas and …
Lawrence Joseph Brown
Lawrence (Larry) Joseph Brown, 77, of Perryville died Monday, August 8, 2022 at his residence.He was born June 12, 1945 in Perryville to Edgar Joseph and Frieda Emelia (Sutterer) Brown.Lawrence and …
David Ruessler
David Ruessler, 72, of Perryville, passed away on Saturday, July 4, 2022, at his residence surrounded by his family.He was born March 22, 1950, in Perryville, son of Wilbur and Anna (Mattingly) …
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OPINION

Congressman Smith Capitol Report: A Nation Without Borders

A nation without borders is not a nation. But ever since President Biden took office, he and the radical Left have worked to enact the most sweeping parts of their immigration policies, putting …

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Video: Coffee cake workshop

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To view a video of the Perryville Board of Aldermen discussion on sidewalks from May 3, 2022, click on the following link:  …
To view video of the Perryville Board of Aldermen meeting for May 3, 2022, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kl7XcwMZquI&ab_channel=RepublicMonitor
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