Cora Johnson tosses candy during the Montgomery County Fair Parade in 2023. She was named Fair Queen that year.

Montgomery County gets ready for fair

For anyone who enjoys live music and wrestling, the Montgomery County Fair is the place to be in July. The 77th annual fair, which starts on July 15, will have several new events, including a …
Travis Camp of Montgomery City poses with his boxer dog Beau during a recent event. Beau will participate in the UKC Premier Nationals Event on June 13 at Kalamazoo, Mich.

Boxer dog to participate in UKC Premier Nationals

A boxer dog that is owned by Montgomery County residents will travel to Kalamazoo, Mich., on June 13 to compete in the UKC (United Kennel Club) Premier Nationals Event. The dog is named Beau and …
Arthur Center CEO Terry Mackey, left, and Wilkerson family members pose with a picture of Ann Wilkerson during the Arthur Center Community Health Clinic on May 30. The new clinic, which was completed in March, was dedicated to Ann Wilkerson, a longtime Montgomery City resident who passed away in January.  Pictured, from left, are Mackey, Bob Wilkerson, Nick Wilkerson, Dana Wilkerson, Claire Wilkerson, Vera Wilkerson and Chad Wilkerson.

Arthur Center holds open house

For years, Ann Wilkerson played an instrumental role for the Arthur Center. The longtime Montgomery City resident served as a member of the Arthur Center board, worked as an advocate for people …
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Dr. Bill Dryden, DO, passed away on June 10 at age 71 at the Lake of the Ozarks General Hospital in Osage Beach. Bill was born on July 1, 1952. He was the son of John and Mary Dryden of …
Mary (Raspica) Hicks, 101, of Bellflower, died peacefully on Saturday, June 8, 2024, at Progress West Hospital in O’Fallon, surrounded by family. Mary was born on April 13, 1923, in …
Mary Elizabeth (Snyder) Fahrenholtz, 94, of Truxton, passed away on Thursday, May 23, 2024, peacefully at her home. Mary was born on January 11, 1930, in Batchtown, Illinois, the daughter of …
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For 35 years, the Jonesburg Historical Museum has been a place where patrons from Montgomery County and other areas get a chance to check out memorabilia of the history of Jonesburg from old heating …
After hosting a successful first annual BBQ Cook-Off on June 1 that attracted many residents from the Montgomery County area, the Bellflower Volunteer Fire District didn’t waste time making …
Jonesburg native Emily Laskowski will compete in the Miss Missouri Pageant that will kick off on June 9 with rehearsals, talent performances, interviews and evening gowns at Missouri Military …
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After taking over first place in the javelin at the Class 3 state track meet on May 18, Weston Marshall was looking to become the first Montgomery County athlete in 23 years to win a state title in …
Bethany Slovensky added three more all-state medals to her collection at the two-day Class 1 state track meet on May 17-18 in Jefferson City. The Wellsville-Middletown senior finished fourth in …
Cooper Henderson and Gage Marshall got a big boost of confidence for their senior seasons with the Wellsville-Middletown boys track team next year. The W-M juniors earned all-state medals on the …
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Montgomery County junior Tyler Erwin lands on the jumping pit while competing in the long jump at the Class 3 state meet on May 18 in Jefferson City. Erwin finished second in the long jump and third in the triple jump.
Montgomery County junior Tyler Erwin lands on the jumping pit while competing in the long jump at the Class 3 state meet on May 18 in Jefferson City. Erwin finished second in the long jump and third in the triple jump.
Montgomery County junior Tyler Erwin lands on the jumping pit while competing in the long jump at the Class 3 state meet on May 18 in Jefferson City. Erwin finished second in the long jump and third in the triple jump.
Montgomery County junior Tyler Erwin lands on the jumping pit while competing in the long jump at the Class 3 state meet on May 18 in Jefferson City. Erwin finished second in the long jump and third in the triple jump.
Montgomery County junior Tyler Erwin lands on the jumping pit while competing in the long jump at the Class 3 state meet on May 18 in Jefferson City. Erwin finished second in the long jump and third in the triple jump.
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Montgomery County junior Tyler Erwin lands on the jumping pit while competing in the long jump at the Class 3 state meet on May 18 in Jefferson City. Erwin finished second in the long jump and third in the triple jump.
Montgomery County junior Tyler Erwin lands on the jumping pit while competing in the long jump at the Class 3 state meet on May 18 in Jefferson City. Erwin finished second in the long jump and third in the triple jump.
Montgomery County junior Tyler Erwin lands on the jumping pit while competing in the long jump at the Class 3 state meet on May 18 in Jefferson City. Erwin finished second in the long jump and third in the triple jump.
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Montgomery County junior Tyler Erwin lands on the jumping pit while competing in the long jump at the Class 3 state meet on May 18 in Jefferson City. Erwin finished second in the long jump and third in the triple jump.
Montgomery County junior Tyler Erwin lands on the jumping pit while competing in the long jump at the Class 3 state meet on May 18 in Jefferson City. Erwin finished second in the long jump and third in the triple jump.
Montgomery County junior Tyler Erwin lands on the jumping pit while competing in the long jump at the Class 3 state meet on May 18 in Jefferson City. Erwin finished second in the long jump and third in the triple jump.
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