Gerry Tritz


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Herb Sturm Memorial Jam to benefit St. Martins Catholic School

Before Steve Sturm became a successful musician who played at the Grand Old Opry and toured with Travis Tritt, he grew up in a music-loving household where his folks often held jam sessions with other musicians.

County sales tax to fund paving of Swift Road

The Cole County half-cent sales tax, recently reapproved by voters, will fund the paving of a nearly 4-mile stretch of road in the county by the end of the year.

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'Boot camp' a bonanza for dads

Usual crowd of moms at Baby Bonanza, but new dads get in on action, too

While his wife and young daughter checked out the booths at Sunday’s Baby Bonanza, Tyler Berney opted for beer, soda and pizza with the guys.

Library re-opens after water main break

Missouri River Regional Library had been closed after a water main broke near the building at about 3 p.m. Sunday

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Rally round and round the Capitol

Legislation prompts bike protest at statehouse

Cycling advocates rode 98 miles around the Capitol over the weekend to represent the 98 cyclists killed in Missouri since 2000.

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Fulton approves half-cent sales tax

Tax funds parks, stormwater issues

City residents on Tuesday voted decisively to impose a half-cent sales tax for park and stormwater projects.

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Fulton approves sales tax for parks, stormwater

Callaway County voters face various ballot issues

Residents on Tuesday voted decisively to impose a half-cent sales tax on their city for park and stormwater projects. The city voted 792 in favor to 479 opposed to add the new sales tax, or about 60 percent approval.

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Trio of teachers’ classroom efforts draw recognition from local VFW post

A local Veterans of Foreign Wars post on Sunday honored three local teachers for instilling patriotism in their students through class work and community service.

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Next LU classroom will be wetland wonderland

Boasting a different slice of diversity

Lincoln University’s George Washington Carver Farm is establishing a wetland area on 12 acres of its property, bringing with it much of the biodiversity found in natural wetlands, including native plants and animals.

Commission approves senior funding, agreements

The Cole County Commission recently approved an annual appropriation of $10,000 to the Senior Nutrition Center for its work in providing meals/activities to senior citizens in the county.

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