JEFFERSON CITY – When state and federal agencies receive a report of feral hog sightings or sign on private land, a member of the Missouri Feral Hog Elimination Partnership is dispatched to review the evidence and visit with the landowner. Trapping is a process that takes time. It’s a long-t…
Saturday, February 01, 2020
The County Clerk’s office has recognized several County entities as well as two that have partial districts in the County as being not required to have April Elections due to filings.
Thursday, September 05, 2019
The City of Potosi Aldermen approved an Ordinance to do away with the City’s elected Collector position and go to an appointed Collector on Monday, August 5th, 2019.
Thursday, May 30, 2019
By Neil Richards, Ye Olde Ed
Moses Austin Heritage Festival will open following the closing of the Washington County Courthouse Friday afternoon, June 14th. Streets in the immediate area will be closed for setup of the Festival.
Cordia-Humphrey Post 265, American Legion Commander Richard Koch reminds area residents that Friday, June 14th is Flag Day. He is urging all residents to fly the American Flag proudly on that day for sure.
30th Austinfest Parade
The Washington County Health Department recently celebrated the retirement of Sandy Hutchings, RN. Although she is retiring as of May 31, 2019, she will continue to work part-time as needed.
Mark Schupp, a retired advertising exec. from St. Louis, has made it his mission to play every golf course in the State of Missouri.
The Washington County Library is inviting all the children throughout the community to come join the Summer Reading Program “A Universe of Stories”.
Thursday, April 04, 2019
JEFFERSON CITY – In 2012, former State Representatives Pat Conway and Paul Fitzwater filed legislation that would establish “Vietnam Veterans Day” in the State of Missouri; a day that would be set aside for Missouri residents to remember and recognize the courage and unwavering patriotism of…
Saturday, November 17, 2018
Potosi Ministerial Alliance reports that once again it is time for the churches of Potosi to come together for the annual Thanksgiving Service. The Community Worship Service is held annually on the Monday before Thanksgiving. This time of worship allows Christians to fellowship with brothers…
Saturday, November 10, 2018
This year’s Veterans Day marks the 100th Anniversary of the day that honors our country’s Veterans.
Thursday, November 08, 2018
Potosi High School Athletic Director Matt Bradley has released preliminary Winter Sports Schedules for Girls’ and Boys’ Basketball as well as Wrestling for Potosi High School.
Potosi Cub Pack 160 sponsored by Potosi Elks Lodge 2218 and Boy Scout Troop 480 sponsored by Potosi Southern Baptist Church, need your help- and so do thousands of hungry people across the area.
The Salvation Army needs 500 Bell ringers for this season. The Washington County Unit of The Salvation Army kicked off its Bell Ringing Campaign and started scheduling bell ringing on November 2nd, 2018. This year they will have 31 ringing days, they do NOT ring on Sundays in observance of t…
Kingston K-14 School District will honor America’s Heroes at the 16th Annual Veteran’s Day Assembly, Friday, November 9th at 9:45 a.m. in the high school gymnasium. This year’s honored guest will be former U.S. Navy World War II Veteran, Leroy Godat. The 399th U.S. Army Band, based at Fort…
Thursday, October 25, 2018
The Independent-Journal, 119 East High Street, Potosi had to start collecting the new Sales Tax as of October 1st, 2018.
Twin Eagle Lake Campground in Potosi will be hosting a Trunk or Treating Event on Saturday, Oct. 27th from 5-8 P.M. This night of fun is open to the public.
On Saturday, October 20, 2018 the Potosi Trojan Marching Band participated in the 33rd Annual Rebel Invitational at Central High School. The Trojan Band earned 1st place and a clean sweep of all captions awards in Music, Visual, Percussion and Color Guard in the prelims competition.
The General Election is Tuesday, Nov. 6th. Everyone knows it, heard about it and now are trying to decide who and what to believe and how to vote. The ballots for the Election appear on Page 6C & 7C in this edition. Read over it, carefully and make your decision. The ballot questions on …
A recent article in the publication “Becker’s Hospital Review” recognized Chief Executive Officers who are working to keep their hospitals at the forefront of medicine and community. The following is an excerpt from that publication, which included Washington County Memorial’s own CEO, Miche…
The Early Youth Firearms Deer Hunt will be held Saturday and Sunday, October 27th and 28th and Late Youth Hunt will be November 23rd thru 25th. Statewide the same as last year. The Hunt is open to residents and non-resident youth ages 6 thru 15 years on opening day of season. (No minimum age…
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Belgrade United Methodist Church will be hosting a Coffee with a Cop event on Saturday, October 20th from 7 A.M. to 11 A.M. with breakfast and good conversation. The free sausage breakfast will be courtesy of Blake Boyer’s Grand Champion Hog. Also in attendance that day will be the Washingto…
Valley Caledonia FFA Chapter Hosted a Successful
On Monday, October 15th, 2018 the water was shut off to the entire Springtown community for repairs. When water service returns a precautionary boil water advisory will be in place until water samples return safe and approved.
The Mark Twain Area Friends of NRA are hosting a Fundraising Banquet and Dinner Sat., Oct, 20th at the Potosi Lions Club. Doors open at 5:30 P.M. Dinner is at 7 P.M. Tickets are $25 per person in advance, or $30 at the door with limited seating. Table reservation levels are as follows:
POTOSI – Congressman Jason Smith (MO-08), along with the Delta Regional Authority (DRA) and the Economic Development Administration (EDA), announced Thursday, Oct. 11th Potosi will receive a total of $1.9 million in federal investments to upgrade the community’s natural gas lines.
“Everyone’s favorite Witches are back.” Potosi High School’s Performing Arts Department will be holding a “Witches” Movie Night on the big screen Thurs., October 18th, (held by PHS Boosters), to help raise funds for the Performing Arts Program. The Movie will be at the Trojan Intermediate Sc…
Potosi Southern Baptist Church, 10165 West State Hwy. 8, is again preparing for another tremendous outreach thru Judgement House. In order to reach more lost people they are strongly encouraging all church groups to focus their attention on bringing the lost. Judgement House is an interactiv…
Friday, October 12, 2018
The Washington County Library will be hosting an Escape Room, which is a physical adventure game in which players solve a series of puzzles and riddles using clues, hints, and strategy to complete the objectives at hand.
During the October 12th, 13th and 14th weekend an estimated 300-500 BMW Motorcycle Owners will return for the 29th time to Lions Club Campground in Potosi. For over 40 years now, BMW motorcycle campers, including a number of families and women riders, and considered to Gateway Riders Falling…
Thursday, December 28, 2017
Blood donations have dropped significantly.
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
In order to offer hunters more options during what was formerly the “Muzzleloader” portion of the Firearms Deer Season MDC has approved additional hunting methods. The season will run eleven days from Saturday, December 23rd thru Christmas Day until Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018 and is open statewide.
Saturday, December 16, 2017
Potosi Elks Lodge #2218 will hold their 46th annual local Hoop Shoot competition Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017 at John Evans Middle School. The contest is open to all Boys and Girls ages 8-13. Start time is 2 P.M. with the gym opening at 1:30 P.M. for warm up.
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Washington County Memorial Post 6996, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Potosi, will be hosting a Community Christmas Dinner on Christmas Day at the V.F.W. Hall on Veterans Drive.
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
STORY TIME WITH SANTA
Monday, December 11, 2017
WASHINGTON COUNTY – Route M in Irondale will be closed from 8 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 11 through 4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12 so Union Pacific Railroad can repair the crossing.