Jefferson County athletes posted some stellar performances at the competition, held at Battle High School in Columbia.
The Tigers qualified in 10 events in the Class 4 state track and field championships and finished with 50 points. Festus senior concluded his season by winning the Class 4 1,600- meter run and the 3,200.
The Hawks’ season comes to close on May 21 to an 8-1 loss against Vianney. Vianney’s reign as champions was later holted by a 5-1 loss to Marquette in the quarterfinals on May 23.
Gary Agre has been a music educator for 30 years and has taught music at Guffey Elementry for the past 17 years. He will be retiring and will be missed by his co-workers and students.
Performances, featuring students, staff and community members, will be held at Jefferson College’s Hillsboro campus.
The Wildcats fall short to Nerinx Hall 2-1 in double overtime. This is Eureka’s earliest exit from the state playoffs in four years.
Annual church parish picnic continues success regardless of brief storm on the final night. Visitors enjoyed music, games, food and a free petting zoo.
The Festus High School Theater Department wrapped up its 2018-2019 season with a production of "The Good Doctor," a series of comedic vignettes based on the writings of Russian author Anton Chekhov, framed by a writer, in an effort to stave off writer's block, telling the audience about his …
More than 100 people attended, with presentations by the World Bird Sanctuary, the Jefferson County Reclycling Program and the Jefferson County Beekeepers Association.
Approximately 370 Jefferson County student-athletes participated, each competing in at least two events.
An estimated 1,000 people attended the event, which raised $5,500 to benefit the De Soto Chamber of Commerce.
About 500 senior citizens attended, with Marlene Delahunty of Crystal City and St. Louis winning the grand-prize trip – an afternoon for two at the St. Louis Cardinals baseball game, complete with food and limousine ride.
About 300 people attended the dinner, which raised more than $120,000 to help support the high school.
900 people attended the hunt, held in Drewel Park. Kids in four age categories collected 12,000 eggs.
About 2,000 people came to the free event, for ages 2 to 12. Some side activities charged for participation, with proceeds going to the holiday toy program.
The annual event, celebrating its 40th year, drew 340 student art projects and more than 100 science projects.
The stage in the Festus High School gym was awash with color over the weekend as the school's theater group presented the Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice musical, "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat." The story is a retelling of the Biblical tale of how Joseph, sold into slavery by hi…
About 320 people attended, and $8,000 was raised, to go toward scholarships and a community Thanksgiving dinner.
Wendt, the famous “Norm” from the “Cheers” TV show, was the guest celebrity for the seventh annual Frank Wilcox Film Festival, held March 16 in De Soto and Hillsboro.