Belle/Bland News
Bland, Belle and Owensville Fire Departments responded to a structure fire in the 300 block of Colorado Avenue in Bland during the late afternoon hours Tuesday. The garage was fully engulfed upon …
BELLE — Linda Moore was elected Neighborhood Watch Coordinator against Terry Connors during an informal vote Monday night at a Neighborhood Watch organizational meeting. Mayor Josh Seaver …
Belle Marshal Joe Turnbough met with The Maries County Advocate on Friday to answer citizen questions from the online survey published Dec. 19 on the newspaper’s Facebook page. Of the five …
Vienna/Vichy News
The members of the Vienna City Council don’t think jail inmates working in a community garden at the Vienna Ballpark is a good mix with the many families and children who recreate at the park …
VIENNA — The Maries R-1 School Board has approved moving forward with the no tax increase bond issue proposition that will be on the April Election Ballot if all the preparation work is …
VIENNA — The Maries R-1 School Board will email questions about a four-day school week to the superintendent, who will get answers from staff members and parents from schools that already use …
Opinion
Winter meetings do work; spring heifer sale okayed

Winter meetings, a staple of Extension teaching, don’t get easier. Meetings are informative, invigorating and for farmers, profitable. But winter makes them difficult. Nasty weather …

It’s the best of times

It’s easy to be pessimistic about life. Pessimism is safe and easy. And it’s all around us. It’s a well know fact that negative news gets attention — and sells more than just …

Another point of view

To the Editor: Regarding your editorial on Jan. 1, 2020 and the editorial by Ralph Voss on the same page, I would like to see other points of view other than full out support of Donald Trump and …

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