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Seeking Nominations . . . Potosi School District 2nd Hall of Fame class

Potosi High School has a new Hall of Fame display in front of the main office at P.H.S. that was began with the initial class of inductees last school year. The new Hall of Fame recognizes athletes, teams and individuals that have made significant contributions to the school and or community.
  • icon Posted: July 18
Washington County Clerk Moves Voter Polling Place, Changes Names

Your Washington County Clerk’s Office is busy preparing for the upcoming 2020 General Election.  In looking back at previous general elections, it became apparent that the Courthouse precinct has outgrown its present location at the Washington County Library.  Therefore, voters in the Potosi Cour...

Posted: July 18, 2019
Sheriff’s Department Chase and Arrest July 8th, 2019

On July 8, 2019, Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy Steven Rion observed a vehicle pulling a trailer near the intersection of State Highway 8 and State Highway O. Deputy Rion attempted to stop the vehicle for a traffic violation. The driver of the vehicle, later identified as 38-year-old William ...

Posted: July 18, 2019
1 of 3 in State . . . Washington Co. Ambulance District Honored With Gold Plus Award From American Heart Association

Washington County Ambulance District is proud to announce recognition from the American Heart Association (AHA) Mission: Lifeline EMS Recognition with a “Gold Plus” award. There were nine agencies in Missouri that received an award from the AHA Mission: Lifeline EMS Recognition and Washington Cou...

Posted: July 18, 2019
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MDC Reduces CWD Management Zone Starting July MDC has reduced number of counties included in zone in response to new research findings.

JEFFERSON CITY – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) announces it has reduced the number of counties in its management zone for chronic wasting disease (CWD) from 48 to 29 starting in July. Changes to the CWD Management Zone will impact restrictions on feeding deer, antler-point restric...

Posted: June 28, 2019
Apply Online For MDC Managed Deer Hunts Starting July 1, 2019 Take A Shot At More Than 100 Managed Deer Hunts Throughout The State

JEFFERSON CITY -- Beginning July 1, deer hunters can apply online through the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) website for a shot at more than 100 managed deer hunts throughout the state for archery, muzzleloading, and modern firearms from mid-September through mid-January at conservat...

Posted: June 28, 2019
How The Cards Have Gone From Middling  To Purely Struggling By The Conclusion Of May; The Bow Tie Perspective By Hunter Ives 5/30/19

Early on in the season for the St. Louis Cardinals, there was no doubt that they were middling. Inconsistencies arose in the first week of 2019. Eventually, we witnessed a more established and successful style of play that saw the Red Birds among the best in baseball by the end of April. 

Posted: May 30, 2019
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