Perryville may go new direction with school buses
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Perryville County School District No. 32 is considering driving a different direction for its bus service. For as long as anyone can remember, the district contracted for bus transportation with Meyer Bus Line Inc. of Perryville. Superintendent Scott Ireland said the district is in its last year of a three-year contract with Meyer and has put out a request for bids for service...
Altenburg school tax levy fails
Altenburg will not be building a new school anytime soon, voters in the school district decided Tuesday. Unofficial vote totals from the Perry County Clerk's office showed a proposed increase in the school tax levy for the district failed 356-227. Proposition Safe Schools, according to district officials, would have generated $1.9 million for the construction of a consolidated building to house kindergarten through eighth grade. ...
Altenburg faces tax vote on new school
Voters in the Altenburg School District will decide Tuesday whether to approve an increase in their property tax levy to build a new school. Dubbed Proposition Safe Schools by the district, the measure would generate $1.9 million for a consolidated building to house kindergarten through eighth grade by raising the tax levy from 3.6 to 4.3 cents per $100 of assessed property value. ...
Taxpayers, officials meet to discuss tax levy for Altenburg School District
ALTENBURG, Mo. -- Nearly 40 taxpayers, parents and school officials of the Altenburg School District gathered at Altenburg School on Thursday night to discuss Proposition Safe Schools, a tax levy that would pay for a new school building.
Altenburg Truck Pull Saturday
The East Perry Community Fair will be hosting its second annual 4X4 truck pull at the fairgrounds in Altenburg on Saturday, June 1, beginning at 3:00 pm. Last year was the first time that the fair held a stand-alone truck pull after having a pull several times during the annual fair in September. The 2012 pull drew 44 trucks for 71 hooks from throughout southeast and east central Missouri and southern and west central Illinois...
Altenburg Truck Pull set for Saturday, June 2
The East Perry Community Fair will be hosting a 4X4 truck pull at the fairgrounds in Altenburg on Saturday, June 2, beginning at 3:00 pm. Following the truck pull at last year's fair, members of the fair board held discussions with the drivers that had pulled in that event on what it would take to hold a stand-alone pull in 2012. ...
Over 200 years of marriage
On June 18, 2011 Stephanie Roth and Samuel Lueders of Arnold, Mo., were joined in marriage. They were fortunate to have all four sets of grandparents present for this special occasion. Pictured from left: Lee and Gladys Gausemel of Sun City, Ariz., married 54 years; Richard and Verna Roth of Frohna, Mo., married 65 years; Stephanie and Sam Lueders, newlyweds; Wilmer and Marie Lueders of Frohna, married 64 years; and Herb and Thelma Steffens of Altenburg, married 63 years...