Christmas Greetings 2019


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In this issue

  • Belle citizens express concern, dissatisfaction with police contract discussion at city meeting

    Wednesday, December 18, 2019

    BELLE— Nearly 70 Belle citizens attended the Dec. 10 city meeting to support the marshal and decry the board’s scheduled vote to outsource Belle’s police services to Maries …

  • Belle aldermen table police contract discussion

    Wednesday, December 18, 2019

    Belle aldermen voted 4-0 Dec. 10 to table the decision to outsource Belle’s police services to Maries County until Jan. 14. The meeting that began with nearly 70 citizens, several holding …

  • Belle Homecoming

    Wednesday, December 18, 2019

    This year’s Belle Homecoming we very special for the senior class. The senior class nominated and selected senior Amber Miller as the 2019 Homecoming Queen.  Amber who is a special …

  • Homecoming time

    Wednesday, December 18, 2019

  • Vienna awaits state decision on location of marijuana business

    Wednesday, December 18, 2019

    VIENNA — There is a lot of interest in whether or not the City of Vienna will be the site of marijuana cultivation and/or manufacturing of infused products if the company, Hippos, wins a state …

  • A Christmas Story: VCLA Toy Giveaway continues to grow, over 300 served thus far

    Wednesday, December 18, 2019

    VIENNA — The Vienna Christian Life Assembly (VCLA) is one of the churches in the community known for its generosity and sharing ministry. Each Christmas season, the church members have a …

  • Marsha Kreiter

    Wednesday, December 18, 2019

    Marsha Lynn Anderson Kreiter, 69, Dixon, formerly of Vienna, passed away Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in the University of Missouri Hospital and Clinics, Columbia. She was born Aug. 21, 1950, to Everett …

  • Angela Baker

    Wednesday, December 18, 2019

    Angela “Angie” Rena Baker, 64, Dixon, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, in the University of Missouri Hospital and Clinics, Columbia. She was born June 3, 1955, to Luther Jasper and …

  • Edward Brown

    Wednesday, December 18, 2019

    Edward Leo Brown, 79, Owensville, passed away Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, at Mercy Hospital in Creve Coeur. He was born Sept. 21, 1940, to George and Anna (Mohesky) Brown, in Owensville. He was …

  • Marie Helmig

    Wednesday, December 18, 2019

    Marie A. Helmig, age 94, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, at Victorian Place in Owensville with her family at her side. Marie was born Oct. 12, 1925 in Washington, a daughter to the late …

  • Belle’s JV Tigers deny Chamois sweep of homecoming tripleheader

    Wednesday, December 18, 2019

    Seeing their junior varsity counterparts defeat Chamois earlier in the day, Tim Evans’ Belle varsity Tigers looked to defend their home court Saturday during homecoming against the …

  • Vienna basketball teams sting Laquey

    Wednesday, December 18, 2019

    Seeing action for the first time in a week since the Tipton Tournament, Greg Koetting’s Vienna Eagle basketball team welcomed Laquey’s Hornets to Maries County for homecoming Friday …

  • Advocate 12-18-19

    Wednesday, December 18, 2019

  • Upturn in heifer prices bring big smiles to sellers, buyers

    Wednesday, December 18, 2019

    No dancing in the aisles at the sale barn Saturday at Palmyra. But, there was jubilation after 229 heifers averaged $2,017. Top price hit $3,000. This hit well above prior sales this fall. These …

  • Editor’s 1897 message of hope still stands the test of time

    Wednesday, December 18, 2019

    Francis B. Church, editor of the New York Sun in 1897, printed his re-ply to a little girl’s question, “Is there a Santa Claus?” And “Yes, Vir-gin-ia, there is a Santa …

  • Harold Robertson

    Wednesday, December 11, 2019

    Harold W. Robertson, 83, Rolla, passed away Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, at the age of 83. He was born June 16, 1936, to Thomas Monroe and Mamie (Basham) Robertson, in Paydown. He was united in …


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