Sunshine Heroes: Examples for everyone who benefits from the Missouri Sunshine Law
The countdown to next year’s 50th anniversary of the Missouri Sunshine Law will begin with a salute to three Sunshine Heroes -- two individuals and an organization -- who have embraced the law and the value it holds for citizens across the state.
The Missouri Sunshine Coalition plans a Sept. 17 awards presentation for its 2022 Sunshine Heroes: Platte County resident Jason Maki, Greene County Clerk Shane Schoeller and nonprofit news service The Missouri Independent based in Jefferson City.
The awards recognize those who have distinguished themselves by using the Sunshine Law to gain access to public meetings and records, working to preserve and improve the law, and encouraging greater government transparency. Nominees were sought from private citizens, the legal profession, elected officials, government employees, the news media and others.
“The coalition went in search of individuals and organizations who understand the Sunshine Law is vital to building trust in government by ensuring the public has access to the records and deliberations of public governmental bodies,” said Executive Director Dennis Ellsworth.
“We are delighted with the example set by each of the award-winners.”
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MDC Planning TO Remove Asian Carp From Grand River
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Forecasters Say More Heavy Rains, Storm Might Hit St. Louis This Week
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Double fatal accident in Franklin County over the weekend. The state patrol says it happened at 1:50 Saturday morning on Highway F-F north of Huff Road. The patrol says 24-year old Chase Clark of Cedar Hill was northbound i ...More
Man Charged In Rolla Drug Probe
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Parson Appoints Two New Members Of State Highways and Transportation Commission
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Washington man seriously injured in a motorcycle accident in St. Charles County. The patrol reports 33-year old Steven Strouse was Westbound on Highway 94 East of Highway DD riding too fast when he ran off the road. Strouse ...More
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Officials Launch Monkeypox Vaccine Plan
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Missouri Remains In Drought
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State, Local Health Launching Monkeypox Vaccine Plan For St. Louis Area
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Sullivan man taken to the hospital following an accident involving a car and a motorcycle. 31-year old Shawn Horton of Sullivan was riding a Kawasaki Ninja on Interstate 44 East of Highway 100 around 6:15 Wednesday morning. ...More
Missouri State Fair Kicks Off Today
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Teen's Deadly Fall At Park Under Investigation
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Vote to Legalize Recreational Marijuana Will be on November Ballot
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Missourians To Vote On Legalize Recreational Marijuana In Nov
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Schmitt Blasts FBI Raid Of Trump
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Sullivan teenager injured in a one car accident in Crawford County. The state patrol reports it happened at 11:18 Tuesday morning on Highway F at the I-44 overpass four miles west of Cuba. The 17-year old juvenile failed to ...More
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RANAR Screen Printing Equipment to relocate to Union
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MDC to hold Backpacking Basics programs in August in Warrenton and at Shaw Nature Reserve
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Biden Approves Parson's Request for Federal Disaster Declaration For St. Louis Flooding
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Missouri Chamber Of Commerce Blasts Inflation Reduction Act
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Probably Case of Monkeypox Reported in St. Louis
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Missouri Task Force One Remains in Kentucky
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Missouri Prepares for New Rules Governing Campaign Donations by Businesses
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Weapon-Brandishing Lawyers Pardoned by Governor Mike Parson
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MO Gas Prices Among Ten Lowest In Country
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Proposed Scenic Byway through the Ozarks Awaiting Local Approval Public meetings to be held in cities and counties along the route
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Three injured in a two vehicle accident in Franklin County. The patrol reports it happened at 6:40 Thursday morning on Eastbound I-44 West of Highway 50 and involved a freightliner ambulance and a Ford Explorer. 34-year old ...More
Parson Requests Major Disaster Declaration to Address Flood Damage in St. Louis Area
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Fredericktown City Street Crews Evacuate Flood Victims with Construction Equipment
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Missouri Begins Fiscal Year on Financial High Note
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Missouri Prepares for New Rules Governing Campaign Donations by Businesses
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Gas Prices Keep Falling in Missouri
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ROUTE 47 BRIDGE OVER 1-44 TO CLOSE THIS WEEKEND FOR DEMOLITION
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Learn about secrets of snakes with MDC Wild Webcast Aug 17
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Latest reports from Auditor Galloway detail the nearly $8 billion Missouri has received in federal relief for COVID-19
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Washington Town and Country Fair
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St. Louis Researchers Find Risk of Heart Problems Increases after COVID
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Missouri to Target Tobacco Use with Historic Investment in Smoking Program
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More Storms Dump Rain on Eastern Missouri
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Missouri Task Force One Members Coming Home
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Gerald woman injured in a one vehicle accident in Franklin County. The state patrol reports the accident happened at 2:50 Wednesday afternoon on Highway 50 West of Highway 19. 91-year old Dorothy Williams of Gerald was ...More
Dinner on the Square
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Ashcroft Praises Officials, Poll Workers, Voters for Successful Primary Election
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August Primary Election Results
26.8 percent of the registered voters in Franklin County went to the polls to vote in the August 2nd Primary election Tuesday.
For State Auditor-Scott Fitzpatrick won the Republican nomination defea ...More Former Governor Eric Greitens Fails in Comeback Bid, Schmitt Wins GOP Nomination for U.S. Senate Seat8/3/2022
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The American Baseball Coaches Association is recognizing the East Central College baseball program with an ABCA Team Academic Excellence Award.
The award is given to programs from every level of college — from NCAA Division ...More Sunshine Heroes: Examples for everyone who benefits from the Missouri Sunshine Law8/1/2022
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Applications must be ...More Governor Parson Announces 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline to go Live in Missouri July 167/18/2022
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East Central College was selected from a competitive field of community colleges across the country to receive $100,000 to transform the future of students in the community.
Since establishing the Metallica Scholars Initiati ...More New MDC hunting booklets available for deer, turkey, dove, waterfowl7/14/2022
Missouri deer, turkey, waterfowl, and dove hunters can get the most current information on upcoming fall hunting from the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) new 2022 Fall Deer & Turkey Hunting Regulations and Informa ...More MDC invites landowners to July 28 Zoom webinar on new deer management program7/14/2022
The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites landowners and others interested in managing deer on their properties to join a live webinar via Zoom on Thursday, July 28, from 6 – 7 p.m. CDT to learn about its Deer Man ...More MoDOT’s Freight Enhancement Program receives, awards historic funding7/14/2022
The Missouri Department of Transportation has investigated ways to improve the statewide freight network, and now it’s acting on those findings. The General Assembly and Gov. Mike Parson approved $3.25 million for the FY 2023 ...More Full Amtrak Missouri River Runner service resumes July 187/14/2022
With funding approved by the Missouri General Assembly and signed by Gov. Mike Parson, full service by Amtrak Missouri River Runner trains resumes on July 18, with two daily round-trips for travel this summer. Community repre ...More Beaufort Man Charged with Violating a Court Order and Unlawful Use of a Weapon7/13/2022
Beaufort Man is charged with violation of a court order and unlawful use of a weapon. 45-year old Kenneth Lane is charged following an alleged incident in the 75-hundred block of Highway FF in Lonedell. The woman who lives ...More Charges filed following a Shooting in Franklin County7/13/2022
Charges filed following a shooting in Labadie. Deputies from the Franklin County Sheriff's Department were called to a two thousand block of Highway 100 Monday afternoon where they found a 40-year old man with a gunshot woun ...More Missouri State Archives YouTube Channel Launched7/13/2022
A new YouTube channel curated by the Missouri State Archives is up and running. Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft says the platform offers the public access to historic films created by Missouri state government. It also feat ...More St. Louis Area Officials Testify Before Senate Committee7/13/2022
Two officials from the St. Louis area testify before a Senate committee about the effects of losing abortion rights. Doctor Colleen McNicholas the Chief Medical Officer for Planned Parenthood in St. Louis, and the lieutenant ...More Teens Dies After Being Hit By Pontoon Boat In Table Rock Lake7/12/2022
A 15-year-old girl is dead and another teen is hurt after they were hit by a pontoon boat on Table Rock Lake in the Ozarks. State police say the teens were swimming Sunday at Breezy Point when the incident happened. The 15- ...More Mayor Jones In DC For Gun Law Celebration7/12/2022
St. Louis Mayor Tishaura Jones is in the nation's capital to celebrate the signing of the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act. The new law is the first to address gun safety in over 25 years and implements red flag laws and enh ...More Explore creatures of the dark during Moth Night event at Busch Conservation Area July 237/12/2022
Moths; you might think of them as the “other” butterflies. Both are members of the order, Lepidoptera. Like butterflies, many species of moths are important pollinators. But moths are the ones that do most of their work un ...More Accident7/12/2022
Injury traffic accident in Franklin County Monday afternoon. The State Highway Patrol reports the accident happened at 12:35 on Westbound Highway 100 at Highway T in Villa Ridge. 37-year old Darrell Koch of Berger attempted ...More Federal Judge Tosses Schmitt's Lawsuit Blaming China For COVID-197/11/2022
A federal judge is tossing Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt's lawsuit blaming China for COVID-19. U.S. District Judge Stephen Limbaugh dismissed the suit Friday, ruling his court has no jurisdiction over foreign govern ...More Parson Makes Three Judicial Appointments7/11/2022
Governor Parson is appointing three judges. Alisha O'Hara was chosen to be Circuit Judge for the 7th Judicial Circuit. Rochelle Woodiest was appointed as Associate Circuit Judge for the 22nd Judicial Circuit. Finally, Crai ...More Learn to become an “outdoor MacGyver” at Busch Shooting Range’s Knots and Lashings program July 19 7/9/2022
Often, being resourceful is the key to success in outdoor pursuits. One never knows when they might need to create something out of nothing for comfort or survival. The key to concurring such obstacles might just be some ro ...More MDC to hold two Beginning Archery classes at the Busch Shooting Range July 14 and 237/9/2022
Archery is a sport that helps develop focus, discipline, and coordination. It’s an activity that can be enjoyed for a lifetime of target shooting. Archers can also embrace the challenges of archery hunting, offering them sp ...More Lee Summit Man is Facing Multiple Charges Following a Vehicle Pursuit in Franklin County7/8/2022
A Lee Summit man is facing multiple charges following a vehicle pursuit in Franklin County. 47-year old Antonio Duwan Braxton is charged following an incident Saturday. A County Deputy stopped a car on I-44 for failure to r ...More Accidents7/8/2022
A Union woman was injured in a two car accident in Franklin County. The State Highway Patrol says it happened at 1:15 Thursday afternoon on Highway 47 near Horseshoe Bend Loop. The Patrol says 40-year old Nicole Shockley wa ...More Missouri Confirms Case Of Rare Brain Infection7/8/2022
State health officials are confirming that a Missouri resident has tested positive for a rare brain infection. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has been notified of a person with a laboratory-confirmed i ...More Master the basics of orienteering with MDC July 18 at Warrenton Pool Park 7/8/2022
Knowing how to navigate through the woods and countryside is an important skill for outdoor adventurers. GPS technology is very helpful, but what happens when the batteries die? There’s no substitute for the tried-and-true ...More Learn how to eat well outdoors at MDC cooking for camping and hiking class July 187/8/2022
Having food when venturing outdoors might be essential for survival. Having good food is certainly essential for fun. What’s the best way to prepare food when away from the comforts and conveniences of a modern kitchen? Wh ...More Greitens Attorney Fights To Keep Him From Taking Part In Deposition7/7/2022
An attorney for former Missouri Governor Eric Greitens doesn't want him participating in a deposition that is part of his ongoing child custody dispute with his ex-wife. Greitens' lawyer asked a Boone County judge yesterday ...More More Dangerously Hot Weather In Missouri7/7/2022
Dangerously hot weather is sticking around in Missouri. The National Weather Service says temps may reach the triple digits today, with heat index values up to 110-degrees. An Excessive Heat Warning remains in effect across ...More Missouri's Voter Registration Deadline For Aug. Primary Passes7/7/2022
Missouri residents are no longer able to register to vote for the August 2nd primary. The state's voter registration deadline for the primary passed yesterday. Unregistered voting-eligible citizens won't be able to vote unt ...More Missouri AG Plans To Fight City Attempts to Get Abortion Patients to Other States7/7/2022
Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt says he will take legal action to block attempts by St. Louis and other cities that are planning to help residents get abortions in other states. Schmitt said using taxpayer dollars to ...More Sunflower Season Has Arrived7/7/2022
The unforgettable scene of sunflower fields in North County and St. Charles is again drawing visitors from all over the metro area. The displays of sunflowers can be seen at Columbia Bottom Conservation Area in Spanish Lake ...More Franklin County First Responders and citizens take part in Active Shooter Training at Union High School7/7/2022
On June 30th and July 1st, 2022, Franklin County first responders conducted active shooter training at the Union High School. Law Enforcement, Fire, EMS and Emergency Management conducted this joint training operation to be b ...More St. Louis Work Zones for July 7 - 137/7/2022
Drivers heading along Interstate 44 in south St. Louis county this weekend should consider alternate routes or allow extra time as the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT)will close all lanes on the interstate near t ...More New Haven Community Youth Fair July 8th and 9th7/7/2022
2022 FAIR DATES
New Haven Fair Grounds
Located at: 9494 Highway 100
New Haven, MO 63068
Cl ...More ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION INVITES WASHINGTON RESIDENTS TO JOIN 2022 WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S ON SEPTEMBER 10TH7/7/2022
The Alzheimer’s Association is inviting Washington area residents to join the fight to end Alzheimer’s by participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® on September 10th at Washington City Pavilion - M ...More Accident 7/6/2022
A Beaufort woman was injured in a two vehicle accident in Franklin County. The State Highway Patrol says it happened at 6:50 Tuesday morning on Highway 50 at the intersection of Kampschmidt Road. 38-year old Christin Nixon ...More Dangerously Hot Weather In Missouri7/6/2022
Dangerously hot weather is expected to hit Missouri today. The National Weather Service says temps could reach the triple digits, with heat index values up to 110-degrees. An Excessive Heat Warning is in effect across the s ...More MSHP Reveals Traffic Stats For July 4th Weekend7/6/2022
The Missouri State Highway Patrol is revealing traffic stats for the July 4th weekend. From Friday night through Monday night, troopers worked 285 traffic crashes. Six people were killed and more than one-hundred were injur ...More Missouri AG Uses Blowtorch In Political Ad7/6/2022
Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt uses a blowtorch in his latest political ad promoting his run for U.S. Senate. In a video released on social media, the Republican says President Joe Biden is a "total disaster." He th ...More Missouri Department of Labor Warns of Messaging Scams7/6/2022
The Missouri Department of Labor is warning people about potential messaging scams involving Missouri's unemployment program. Everyone should be wary of suspicious email or text messages, as well as any links they contain. ...More Excessive Heat Warning Extended7/6/2022
The St. Louis Fire Department is reminding residents to check on neighbors, family and friends today as heat indices will reach 105 to 110 degrees. The dangerous heat will remain with us most of the week. An Excessive Heat ...More Man Drowns In Meramec7/6/2022
The Meramec River claims another life. Missouri Baptist Sullivan EMS was on the scene late yesterday afternoon following reports that a 25-year-old man jumped off a bluff into the river at Meramec State Park in Sullivan and ...More Upcoming Road Closure in Franklin County7/1/2022
• July 5, 2022 through July 8, 2022, Magruder will be mobilizing and moving equipment in/around Boeuf Creek Road in the New Haven area. Message signs will also be placed at each end of Boeuf Creek Road informing the public of ...More Accidents7/1/2022
A Villa Ridge woman was injured in a two vehicle accident in Franklin County. The State Highway Patrol reports it happened at 10:20 Thursday morning on Highway AT at Pin Oak Lane. The Patrol says 24-year old Myranda Terbrak ...More Missouri Gas Tax Jumps Today7/1/2022
Missouri's gas tax goes up today. The state's tax will increase two-point-five-cents. Missouri's total fuel tax is now 22-cents per gallon. ...More Parson Cuts Tax Rebates7/1/2022
Governor Parson is vetoing a plan to send tax rebates to millions of Missourians. Parson cut 500-million-dollars for 500-dollars rebates to taxpayers earning up to 150-thousand-dollars annually. He said the plan was flawed. ...More Amtrak, BNSF Railway Filed Lawsuit After Train Derailment7/1/2022
Amtrak and BNSF Railway are suing the company that owned the dump truck that was hit by a train that derailed earlier this week in northern Missouri. A federal lawsuit was filed against MS Contracting. A train derailed afte ...More Measure Addressing Homelessness In Missouri Becomes Law7/1/2022
A new Missouri law is designed to address homelessness in the state. Governor Parson signed a bill that bans on-street camping in public areas and seeks to relocate homeless individuals to facilities where treatment is avail ...More MU Takes Disciplinary Action As A Result Of Audit of College of Engineering7/1/2022
University of Missouri officials are taking disciplinary action following the completion of an audit of the College of Engineering. The audit was initiated following allegations of financial mismanagement in the college. It ...More Leave the fireworks to the professionals7/1/2022
Leave the fireworks to the professionals. That's the message from fire officials. Residents are reminded there is not only fire danger but veterans and those suffering from PTSD are affected by the sounds. First responders ...More Pet Rescues Up, Adoptions Down7/1/2022
The dramatic rise in pet adoptions during the pandemic is being met with a dramatic increase of animals being abandoned or surrendered. Severe space shortages are being felt by shelters across the metro and that's leaving ma ...More
Ruth Ann Thater
Ruth Ann Thater, 83 , of Washington, passed away on August 11, 2022.
Mrs. Thater, daughter of the late Julius Kappelmann and Adolphine nee Lause, wa ...More
Willis Czeschin of Bland passed away Monday, Aug. 15th. Funeral services will be Thursday, Aug. 18th at 10:30 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensv ...More
Harold Louis Schmidt
Harold Louis Schmidt of Union, MO passed away Sunday, August 14, 2022. He is survived by five sons: Douglas Schmidt and wife Peg of Union, David Schm ...More
Fred Girvin, 93, of Washington, MO passed away Monday, August 15, 2022. He survived by his daughter Christine Fritz and husband Bob of New Haven, MO; ...More
Brian Fennessey of Union, MO passed away Friday, August 12, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Becky Fennessey (nee Steffens); three sons: Shawn Fenne ...More
Diane F. Isgrig, 68, of Washington, passed away on August 9, 2022.
Diane, daughter of the late Edward Shipley and Veronica nee Esslinger, was born o ...More
Lori Ellen Mayer
Lori Ellen Mayer nee Roller of St. Clair, MO passed away
Friday, August 12, 2022
Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 AM Thursday, August 18, 2022 at ...More
Lorraine Kluba (nee` Heggemann), 80, of Washington, MO passed away Thursday, August 11, 2022. She is survived by her husband, Phillip Kluba; four sons ...More
David L. Noelker Sr., 88, of Washington, passed away on August 7, 2022.
Mr. Noelker, son of the late Vincent Noelker and Maude nee Glaser, was born ...More
Louis J. Zimmermann of Beaufort, MO passed away August 12, 2022 surrounded by his beloved family. He was the grandson of Louis J. Zimmermann and Chri ...More
Mary Alice Borcherding
Mary Alice Borcherding, age 86, passed away on Thursday, August 11, 2022 at her home.
Mary was born in New Haven, Missouri on March 22, 1936, the d ...More
Les Ray of Union, MO passed away Monday, August 8, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Colleen Ray of Union; two sons: Christopher Faccaro of Glenwood ...More
Kenneth Eugene Van Leer Sr
Kenneth Eugene Van Leer, Sr. Glendale, AZ passed away Sunday, July 31, 2022
Masonic Service will be held at 2:00 PM Friday, August 12, 2022 at
Joan Brockmiller of Union, MO passed away Saturday, August 6, 2022. She is survived by two sons: Dane Brockmiller and wife Joanne of Foley, AL, and Ne ...More
Janice Tauchert (nee' Stolte), 75, of Villa Ridge, MO passed away Thursday, August 4, 2022.
She is survived by her husband, Bobby Tauchert; three c ...More
Laverne Charlene Mowery nee Rowden of Union, MO passed away
Thursday, August 4, 2022
Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 PM Thursday, August 11, ...More
Rev. James Perdew
Rev. James "Jim" Perdew, 84, of Gray Summit, MO passed away Thursday, August 04, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Janet Perdew (nee` Lippold); three ...More
Robert Frank “Bob” Weber, 76, Washington, passed away Saturday, July 30, 2022. Bob, son of the late Edmund Weber and Frances nee Kuenzel, was born on ...More
Ruth Hoffman of Owensville passed away Wednesday, Aug. 3rd. Funeral services will be Monday, Aug. 8th at 11:00 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owens ...More
Corey Vitt of Bland passed away Saturday, July 30th. Funeral services will be Saturday, Aug. 6 at 3:00 pm at Cornerstone Apostolic Church in Owensvil ...More
Timothy Harper, 63, of Lake Sherwood, MO passed away Friday, July 29, 2022. He is survived by his wife Brenda Harper (nee` Bracht); three sons: Eric H ...More
Faye Baker nee Hancock of Lonedell, MO passed away Sunday, July 31, 2022
Funeral Services will be held at 12:00 PM Thursday, August 4, 2022 at
Nathaniel James Nelson Iskow
Nathaniel “Nate” James Nelson Iskow of Union, MO passed away Thursday, July 28, 2022. He is survived by his parents: Norman Iskow of Union, and Linda ...More
Harlan J. Brune, 74 , of Washington, passed away on July 26, 2022.
Harlan, son of the late Leo Brune and Rose nee Feltmann, was born on January 2, 1 ...More
Virginia L. Gildehaus, 88 , of Washington, passed away on July 22, 2022.
Mrs. Gildehaus, daughter of the late Cornelius Alfermann and Gertrude nee H ...More
Gladys L. Lohmeyer, nee Steinberg, was born on August 10, 1932 and passed away on July 22, 2022. She was 89 years old.
Gladys was born at her grandpa ...More
Leonard R. Struckhoff, 97, of Washington, passed away on July 24, 2022.
Mr. Struckhoff, son of the late Robert Struckhoff and Mary nee Dickhaus, was ...More
Doris Bock of Lee's Summit, formerly of Owensville, passed away Monday, July 25th. Funeral services will be Wednesday, Aug. 3rd at 3:00 p.m. at Gotte ...More
Tyler Paul McDermott of Londell, MO passed away Saturday, July 23, 2022
Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 AM Tuesday, August 2, 2022 at
St. Stephen ...More
Jesse Ann Marie Lowe-Booth
Jesse Ann Marie Lowe-Booth of St. Clair, MO passed away Saturday, July 16, 2022
Celebration of Life for 35 year old Jesse will be held at 4:00 PM Sat ...More
Jay Nichols of Robertsville, MO passed away Saturday, July 23, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Athana “Sam” Nichols (nee Overschmidt); three daught ...More
Melvin Gibson passed away Saturday, July 23rd. Funeral services will be Saturday, July 30th at 1:00 p.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville. Bur ...More
Reid Ross Cox
Reid Ross Cox of Union, MO passed away Sunday, July 24, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Cox (nee Base); one son, Ross Cox and wife Juliane ...More
Larry Stalcup, 70, of Union, MO passed away Saturday, July 23, 2022.
He is survived by one brother, Bruce Stalcup and wife Angela of Beaufort, MO; ...More
Ethel "Marie" Lamke (nee' Strauser), 76, of Union, MO passed away Friday, July 22, 2022.
She is survived by her husband Benny Lamke of Union; two s ...More
Allen Edward Brockmann of New Haven, MO passed away Saturday, July 16, 2022. He is survived by one son, Buckley Brockmann and wife Gretchen of Greenv ...More
Cathy McKean (nee` Ashbaugh), 67, of St. Clair, MO passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2022. She is survived by one son, Mark McKean of Kansas City, MO; o ...More
Mary Louise Walker
Mary Louise Walker of Union, MO passed away Thursday, July 21, 2022. She is survived by her husband, Carl Walker of Union; two sons: David Walker and ...More
Dean Fennessey, 61, of Villa Ridge, MO passed away Friday, July 22, 2022.
He is survived by one daughter, Courtney Fennessey and fiance Dennis Nagl ...More
Marilyn P. Wynne, 72, of Washington, passed away on July 16, 2022.
Marilyn, daughter of the late Robert Maune and Loretta nee Marquart, was born on ...More
Mary Ann Fleming
Mary Ann (Van Artsdalen) Fleming passed away peacefully on the morning of July 12th, 2022 at the age of 84 years. Mother of five children with numerou ...More
Dan Friedmann of Eureka, MO passed away Saturday, July 16, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Jenny Friedmann (nee Bland) of Eureka; two daughters: Je ...More
Jim Metcalf, 83, of Union, MO passed away Saturday, July 16, 2022.
He is survived by two sons: John Metcalf and wife Jennifer of Union, MO and Mich ...More
Idabel Brandt of Rosebud passed away Wednesday, July 13th. Funeral services will be Monday, July 18th at 10:00 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owens ...More
Nancy Souders of Rosebud passed away Saturday, July 16th. Funeral services will be Thursday, July 21st at 10:00 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owen ...More
Frances "Frankie" Bercier, 77, or Union, MO (formerly of Belcourt, ND) passed away Saturday, July 16, 2022.
She is survived by one son, Robert Beid ...More
Elsie Mester nee Current of St. Clair, MO passed away
Tuesday, July 12, 2022
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM Monday, July 18, 2022 at
Adelaide “Gidget” Ellegood (nee Lamke) of O’Fallon, MO (formerly of Leslie, MO) passed away Wednesday, July 13, 2022. She is survived by two sons: Sc ...More
Our parishioner, Sharon L. LaBarge, 72, of Washington, passed away on July 6, 2022. Mrs. LaBarge, daughter of the late Ralph Krewson and Eleanor nee D ...More
Our parishioner, Bernadette Wilhelmina Kriete (nee Hillermann) 94, Washington, passed away Saturday, July 2, 2022. Mrs. Kriete was born May 15, 1928, ...More
Evelyn A. Kamler, 96 , of Washington, passed away on July 8, 2022. Mrs.
Kamler, daughter of the late John Schmitt and Josephine nee Lentz, was born ...More
Norma Jean Roth
Norma Jean Roth, 84 , of Washington, passed away on July 8, 2022. Mrs.
Roth, daughter of the late Edwin Marquart and Verneita nee Dieckhaus, was bor ...More
Laverne C. Weiskopf, 93 , of Washington, passed away on July 6, 2022.
Laverne, daughter of the late Frank Thater and Thecla nee Lause, was born on M ...More
Marvin Struckhoff, 70, of Washington, MO passed away Wednesday, July 6, 2022.
He is survived by one son, Paul Struckhoff and fiancée Cristina Ledbe ...More
Jackie Ray Roach
Jackie (Jack) Ray Roach of Owensville passed away Wednesday, July 6, 2022.
A celebration of life services for 49 year old Jackie (Jack) Ray Roach wil ...More
Nancy Elizabeth Mallon (nee Grady) of Washington, MO passed away Tuesday, July 5, 2022. She is survived by two sons: Kevin Mallon and wife Laurie of ...More
Daniel Howell Jr., 55, of Leslie, MO passed away Sunday, July 3, 2022.
He is survived by one daughter, Brittany Fultz of Summerville, SC; grandson, ...More
Robert “Bob” Robinson of Gerald, MO passed away Monday, July 4, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Doe Robinson (nee Janish); two sons: Tim Robinson o ...More
Jacqueline D. “Jackie” Miller, nee Post, 85, of Washington, died peacefully Monday, June 27th, 2022. She was born June 13th, 1937 to Dr.
and Mrs. Jo ...More
Elsie Siedhoff (nee' Sieve), 82 of Union, MO passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2022.
She is survived by one son, Virgil A. Siedhoff (Lynn) of Beaufort, ...More
Donald Schmitt Sr.
Donald Schmitt Sr., 88, of Washington, MO passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2022. He is survived by two sons: Don Schmitt Jr. and significant other Jane o ...More
Hon. Larry O. Davis
Hon. Larry O. Davis (Ret.), 87, of Union, MO passed away Saturday, June 25, 2022.
He is survived by his son, Stewart Davis and wife Tammy of Gerald ...More
Gary Daves Sr., 71, of Washington, MO passed away Friday, June 24, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Deborah Daves (nee` Rachels) of Washington, MO; o ...More
Nicholas Noe, 16, of Washington, MO passed away Sunday, June 26, 2022.
He is survived by his parents: George Noe of Washington, MO and Jennifer Cum ...More
Michael Brune of Rosebud passed away Thursday, June 23rd. Memorial services will be Wednesday, June 29th at 7:30 p.m. at Gottenstroter Chapel in Owen ...More
Noah M. Goodwin, 21 , of Villa Ridge, passed away on June 22, 2022.
Noah, son of Ryan Goodwin and Misty nee Moore, was born on September 30,
2000 i ...More
Charles F. Eckelkamp, 85, of Washington, MO passed away Wednesday, June 22, 2022. He is survived by his wife Dorothy Eckelkamp (nee` Biermann) of Wash ...More
William "Bill" Smith, 85, of Union, MO passed away Thursday, June 23, 2022.
He is survived by his wife, Brenda Smith (nee' Phister); three sons: Wi ...More
Harlan "Tracy" Meyer of Rosebud passed away Wednesday, June 22nd. Funeral services will be Monday, June 27th at 11:00 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Churc ...More
Lola May Dodge
Lola May Dodge passed away Saturday, June 18th at the age of 78. Visitation will be Wednesday, June 22nd from 4 to 7 pm at Elias Kallal and Schaaf Fu ...More
Mary Huether of Gerald passed away Saturday, June 18th. Funeral services will be Sunday, June 26th at 2:00 p.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Gerald. ...More
Wilfred Harry Kessler Sr.
Wilfred “Willie” Harry Kessler Sr., 90, of Villa Ridge, MO passed away on June 15, 2022. He was born on January 17, 1932 in St. Louis to Harry Kessler ...More
Katherine Gamache of Rosebud passed away Saturday, June 18th. Funeral services will be Saturday, June 25th at 11:00 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in ...More
Dennis DeWayne Gruen
Dennis DeWayne Gruen of Union, MO passed away Wednesday, June 15, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Janel Gruen of Union; two sons: Daniel Gruen and ...More
Frank E. Neier, 89 , of Washington, passed away on June 13, 2022. Mr.
Neier, son of the late Edward F. Neier and Rose nee Erzer, was born on Novembe ...More
Wayne Nelms of Owensville passed away Tuesday, June 14th. Funeral services will be Friday, June 17 at 4:00 p.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensvill ...More
Emma Jean Shockley
Emma Jean Shockley of Owensville passed away Tuesday, June 14th. Funeral services will be Monday, June 20 at 11:00 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in O ...More
Jim Huff of Bland passed away Monday, June 13th. Funeral services will be Friday, June 17th at 11:00 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville. Bu ...More
Mary Elaine Davis
Mary Elaine Davis (nee’ Dill), 86, of Union, MO passed away Sunday, June 12, 2022.
She is survived by her husband, Hon. Larry Davis (Ret.) of Union ...More
Joyce Jean Phillips
Joyce Jean Phillips nee Bay of St. Clair, MO passed away Thursday, June 9, 2022
Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 AM Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at
Iris Loreen Door
Iris Loreen Door (nee Spickelmier) of Villa Ridge, MO passed away Friday, June 10, 2022. She is survived by two sons: Keith Door and significant othe ...More
David "Hootie" Nadler, 70, of Augusta, MO passed away Tuesday, June 07, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Brenda Nadler (nee` Griffin) of Augusta, MO; ...More
Tom Smith, 67, of Leslie, MO passed away Monday, June 6, 2022.
He is survived by two sons: Thomas Smith and fiancée Mindy Parnell of Gerald, MO and ...More
Robert Lee Bridgman
Robert Lee Bridgman, Jr. of Union, MO passed away Friday, May 20, 2022
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM Monday, June 13, 2022 at
Karen Marie Larson
Karen Marie Larson of Rosebud passed away Friday, June 3, 2022.
Funeral services will be Thurs., June 9th at 11:00 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church ...More
Roger Monroe Collier
Roger Monroe Collier of Fayette passed away Sunday, June 5, 2022.
Funeral services will be Friday, June 10th at 3:00 p.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel. ...More
Scott Wester of Owensville passed away Saturday, June 4th. A Celebration of Life will be held Wednesday, June 8 from 4-7 p.m. at Gottenstroeter Chape ...More
Joyce Fisher of Owensville passed away Friday, May 27th. Memorial services will be Sunday, June 12 at 4:00 p.m. at New Salem Baptist Church - Owensvi ...More
Brandon Bay of Robertsville, MO passed away Thursday, May 19, 2022
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM Thursday, June 9, 2022 at
Crestview Memo ...More
Austin Thater, 32, of Union, MO passed away Wednesday, June 01, 2022.
He is survived by his daughter, Willow Williams of Hillsboro, MO; his father, ...More
Lewis “Lew” Strothkamp of Union, MO passed away Thursday, June 2, 2022. He is survived by one son, Jeff Strothkamp and wife Leslie of Union; one daug ...More
Felix Kluba, 85, of Leslie, MO passed away Wednesday, June 1, 2022.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Kluba (nee' Strubberg) of Leslie, MO; six chil ...More
Carol Sue Eye
Carol Sue Eye, 65 , of Washington, passed away on May 31, 2022. Carol, daughter of the late Allen Eye and Leona Virginia nee Andrews, was born on July ...More
David Wayne Beck
David Wayne Beck of Union, MO passed away Wednesday, June 1, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Trisha Beck of Union; one son, Michael Gerner of Union ...More
Evelyn Smith of New Haven, formerly of Owensville, passed away Wednesday, June 1st. Funeral services will be Monday, June 6 at 11:00 a.m. at Zion L ...More
Michael R. Ritter 42, of Washington, passed away on May 26, 2022.
Michael, son of Patricia Howie nee Bealler and Matthew Ritter, was born on July 18 ...More
Our parishioner, Joseph "Lance" Leykam passed away Sunday, May 22, 2022 in St. Louis, Missouri at the age of 60 years. He was born on March 13, 1962 ...More
Kirk Butenhoff of Lonedell, MO passed away Monday, May 30, 2022
Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 AM Saturday, June 4, 2022 at
Oak Grove Baptis ...More
Raymond Dee Prater
Raymond Dee Prater of Luebbering, MO passed away Friday, May 27, 2022
Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 AM Thursday, June 2, 2022 at
Russell Co ...More
LeeRoy Krenning of Beaufort, MO passed away Saturday May 28, 2022.
He is survived by his wife, Virginia Krenning of Beaufort, MO;
two sons, Rick Kre ...More
Ellis Walker of Owensville passed away Friday, May 27 at St. Louis Children's Hospital.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, June 1st at 10:00 a.m. at F ...More
Gary and Barbara Weirich
A companion Celebration of Life will be held for Gary and Barbara Weirich on Saturday, June 4 from 12 noon to 4:00 p.m. at Antioch Christian Church. ...More
Virginia Brinkmann (nee` Lohmeyer), 78, of Washington, Missouri passed away Thursday, May 19, 2022. She is survived by one son, Jeremy Brinkmann of Wa ...More
MaryLee Vernaci , 87 , passed away on Sunday, May 22, 2022. MaryLee, daughter of the late Herbert Hill and Pearl nee Fischer, was born on December 2, ...More
Harry John Abeln
Harry John Abeln of Washington, MO passed away Saturday, May 21, 2022. He is survived by two sons: Harry Abeln Jr. and wife Connie (nee Ruyle) of Pac ...More
Connie Coppedge of Owensville passed away Sunday, May 22nd. Funeral services will be Friday, May 27th at 11:00 a.m. at Pin Oak Baptist Church. Buri ...More
Marcella Dobsch, 72, of Union, MO passed away Monday May 23, 2022.
She is survived by two daughters: Wendy Hicks of Mt. Vernon, IL and Christy Dobs ...More
Virginia Brinkmann (nee` Lohmeyer), 78, of Washington, MO passed away Thursday, May 19, 2022. She is survived by one son, Jeremy Brinkmann of Washingt ...More
Virgil "Butch" Schmitt, 92, of Washington, MO passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2022. He is survived by two sons: Alan Schmitt and wife Dena of Washington, ...More
Glenda Marie Redeker (nee Helling) of St. Clair, MO passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2022. She is survived by her husband, Bruce Redeker of St. Clair; ...More
Wesley Hinson of Grover, Mo., passed away April 27 in St. Louis. Memorial services will be Saturday, May 28 at 3:00 p.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in ...More
Shaun Raymond Stanfill of St. Clair, MO passed away Thursday, May 12, 2022
Memorial Services for 15 year old Shaun will be held from 1:00 PM to 7:00 ...More
Leonard Key of Huntsville, formerly of Sullivan, passed away Friday, Nov. 19th. Memorial services will be Saturday, May 28 at 11:00 a.m. at Gottenstr ...More
Carol Willming (nee' Schulte) , 79, of Washington, MO passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2022.
She is survived by her husband, Don Willming of Washington ...More
Vernon Lee Wymer
Vernon Lee Wymer of St. Clair, MO passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 AM Monday, May 23, 2022 at
Russell Coloni ...More
Beverly Kamler (nee` Barnes), 73, of Washington, MO passed away Monday, May 16, 2022. she is survived by her husband John Kamler of Washington, MO; on ...More
Edward Douglas Arnold
Edward “Eddie” Douglas Arnold of Owensville, Mo., passed away Sunday, May 15, 2022.
A Celebration of Life visitation for 55 year old Edward “Eddie” ...More
Ralph B. Buschman, 88, of Washington, passed away on May 13, 2022.
Ralph, son of the late Frank Buschmann and Launa nee Briggs, was born on July 24, ...More
George Tainter, 85, of Hermann passed away Thursday, May 12th. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, May 28th from 4-6 p.m. at Seventh Street ...More
Charlotte Marie Hellmann (nee Leonard) of Gerald, MO passed away Saturday, May 14, 2022. She is survived by her husband, Gary Hellmann of Gerald; her ...More
Robin Vondera nee` Tredway of Union, MO passed away Sunday
May 15, 2022.
James "Jim" Haberberger, 67, of Washington, MO passed away Sunday, May 15, 2022.
He is survived by four daughters: Dr. Michelle Arellano-Haberberge ...More
Dale Havelka of Owensville passed away Friday, May 13th. Funeral services will be Tuesday, May 17th at 11:00 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensvi ...More
Donald G. Jones of Owensville passed away Saturday, May 14, 2022. Funeral services will be Thursday, May 19th at 11:00 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Funeral ...More
Roger Grob of Gerald passed away Friday, May 13th. Funeral services will be Saturday, May 21st at 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul's United Church of Christ in ...More
Christopher R. Smith, 29, of Washington, MO passed away Wednesday, May 11, 2022. He is survived by one daughter, Riley Smith; his parents, Eric Smith ...More
Jeanette Schroeder Miller
Jeanette Schroeder Miller of Washington, MO (formerly of Union) passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2022. She is survived by four sons: Jeff Schroeder and w ...More
Aaron Kohrmann of Owensville passed away Tuesday, May 10th. Funeral services will be Saturday, May 14th at 10:00 a.m. a St. John's United Church of C ...More
Virginia Barkey of Union, MO passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2022. She is survived by two sons: Mike Barkey and wife Sharon of Sullivan, and Mark Barkey ...More
Robert "Bob" Hostkoetter, 94, of Marthasville, MO passed away Monday, May 9, 2022.
He is survived by his wife, Lois Hostkoetter (nee' Mueller); one ...More
Gladys E. Engemann, 91 , of Washington, passed away on May 6, 2022.
Gladys, daughter of the late Oscar Nolting and Laura nee Ellermann, was born on ...More
Michael Allen Burk
Michael “Mike” Allen Burk of Union, MO passed away Thursday, May 5, 2022. He is survived by his significant other, Joan Groff of Union; two daughters ...More
Tanya Marie Schulte
Tanya Marie Schulte nee Rich of Robertsville, MO passed away
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 PM Monday, May 9, 2022 at ...More
Keegan James Wiedemann
Keegan James Wiedemann, 18 , of New Haven, passed away on May 1, 2022.
Keegan, son of Tim Wiedeman and LeAnne nee Smith, was born on November 11, 20 ...More