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Feds indict man for bomb threat in Hillsboro

A Eureka man was indicted Monday for threatening to bomb the Jefferson County Courthouse. Scott R. Jones, 41, was indicted by a federal grand jury on one felony count of threatening to injure or damage an individual or building by ...

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Environmental efforts recognized

Awards were presented to several Jefferson County residents by the Missouri Coalition for the Environment at its 40th-year gala celebration last month for their efforts to protect the environment. The Kay and Leo Drey Environmental Award was given to Leslie ...

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Buerger oversaw office expansion

One of the longest-serving sheriffs in the state of Missouri passed away on Monday. Former Jefferson County Sheriff Walter “Buck” Buerger, 83, served as sheriff from 1964 until 1992. “He was the premier politician in Jefferson County,” said current Sheriff ...

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Judges talk about non-support court

Recent legislation signed into law July 7 will give courts the power to establish criminal non-support courts. Under SB 140, judges will have the authority to refer defendants to education, vocational or employment training, substance abuse treatment or work programs. ...

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Obama marks milestone in Arnold

President Barack Obama’s visit to Arnold Wednesday to mark his first 100 days in office was met with mixed reactions, ranging from rock star awe to angry protests with anti-pork signs. Arnold became Obama’s town for most of the morning ...

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Stoll named director of administration

Appointing Steve Stoll as the director of administration for Jefferson County was the obvious choice, according to several county officials. They noted he has served the county’s citizens in some capacity his entire career. On April 21, the Jefferson County ...

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Attorneys form women’s bar association

Jefferson County is now one of the few in the St. Louis region with a women’s bar association. The Jefferson County Women’s Bar Association was officially incorporated March 16, and has between 25 and 30 members. The bar association is ...

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Jefferson County selected to recognize Obama record

Jefferson County will be on center stage as President Barack Obama makes a stop on Wednesday to mark his 100th day in office. White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs confirmed during his afternoon briefing April 21 that President Obama will celebrate the milestone in Jefferson County. Festus City Administrator Steve Stoll said the last time a president visited Jefferson County was Bill Clinton during the floods of 1993. Arnold Mayor Ron Counts confirmed that someone from Obama's office has contacted both City Hall and the Fox C-6 School District about possible venues.

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