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A Reminder From W.C.M.H. – February is Heart Health Month!!

Tips on Keeping Your Heart Healthy A staggering 610,000 people die from heart disease each year in the United States.  In fact, heart disease accounts for 1 in every 4 deaths.  These statistics make it very important to minimize your risk for developing heart disease.  The risk factors inclu…

  • icon Posted: February 17
Government Agencies Closed For Presidents’ Day Holiday

Local and State-related Government Agencies have announced celebration on Mon., February 17th for the Presidents’ Day holiday, marking the birthdays of Abraham Lincoln (12th) and George Washington (22nd).

Posted: February 17, 2020
Scouts Flag Retirement At Potosi Elks Sunday

Local Scout Troop 480 and Cub Scout Pack 160, along with the Potosi Elks Lodge #2218 invites the public to a Community Flag Retirement Ceremony on Sunday, Feb. 16th, 2020 at 3 p.m. at the Potosi Elks Lodge on North Missouri Street.

Posted: February 16, 2020
Info Meeting About Illegal Dumping On Mark Twain National Forest

ST. JAMES—Ozark Rivers Solid Waste Management District (ORSWMD), in conjunction with the Mark Twain National Forest, will host an informational meeting at 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21 at the Washington County Library, 235 E. High St., Potosi. The meeting will cover what citizens can do about illegal du...

Posted: February 15, 2020
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POTOSI R-3 HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES HONORED – Prior to the 2020 Basketball Homecoming Ceremony, the 2019-2020 Potosi Trojan Hall of Fame honorees were introduced and recognized by a huge crowd assembled at the P.H.S. gym on Friday, Jan. 31st. From left, new Hall of Fame member Paul Fitzwater was jo...

Posted: February 10, 2020
Viking Homecoming THIS FRIDAY 1/31/2020

Viking Homecoming THIS FRIDAY – The Valley Vikings will be playing Bismarck for Homecoming on January 31st. There will be a varsity game at 6 p.m. and coronation will be held before the game at 5:30 p.m. Pictured, front row Senior Queen Candidates (from left): Conner Payne, Emily Bryan, Kirstin F...

Posted: January 31, 2020
Sami Huck Throws Perfect Game 1/25/2020

PERFECT! Congratulations to 2022 LHP Sami Huck for throwing a perfect game on January 25, 2020. Sami and the Missouri Bombers Gold 16u team played in Peoria at the Louisville Slugger Dome last weekend Jan. 25th & 26th. While versing Team Kansas Elite, She struck out 13, walked 0 and didn'...

Posted: January 30, 2020
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