News
The Maries County Advocate received 28 awards Saturday, Sept. 28, at the Missouri Press Association’s 2019 Better Newspaper Contest for work produced in 2018. Awards were presented during …
“I just recently started school at State Tech in July, pursuing a degree in nursing,” says Taylor Gehlert. “Although the program is challenging, for the first time I’m so …
Crown Power & Equipment closed Oct. 1 on the purchase of Schaeperkoetter  Sales & Service, Co., in Mt. Sterling, and  Brian Schaeperkoetter’s Kubota of the Ozarks store in …
Commission News
Three apply for marijuana cultivation, product manufacture licenses in county

MARIES COUNTY — M aries County Presiding Commissioner Victor Stratman said he was looking at a website and there are three locations in Maries County that are listed on applications for medical …

Sports
During the July Maries R-1 School Board meeting, Coach Nicholas Lovell was hired as the Vienna High School Baseball Coach for the 2019-2020 school year. Coach Lovell also will be teaching physical …
In spite of seeing their respective baseball seasons end in the district semifinals, a pair of Maries County baseball players earned additional postseason recognition from the Missouri High School …
While baseball season in Maries County may have ended without a district title for either Belle’s Tigers or Vienna’s Eagles, a total of nine county baseball players earned recognition …
Sports
Gavin Weathers (right, middle) once again stands atop the medal podium as a state champion in the Class 1 Boys Discus during the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) Class …
After their respective sectional track meets at South Callaway and Carl Junction, a total of 11 Maries County track and field athletes will end their season this weekend during the Missouri State …
NEW HAVEN — Between the Belle and Vienna High School track teams, a total of 28 athletes in numerous events advanced to this weekend’s MSHSAA Class 1 and 2 Sectional Track Meet at South …
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Opinion
Time for one more question

President Donald Trump’s recent news conference pronouncements involving allegations by federal-government whistle blower reminded me of my growing experience in Missouri’s statehouse by …

Bill funding education for veterans expanded

One piece of legislation that is now law in Missouri is meant to provide a helping hand to veterans who want to further their education. During the 2019 session, lawmakers approved a bill that …

Workforce development, career training critical to growing Missouri’s economy

This past week, MoDOT Director Patrick McKenna announced new job numbers for the state’s ongoing transportation infrastructure projects. Despite gaining 2,300 construction jobs, a survey of …