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Looking Back

This photo shows the 6th, 7th and 8th grades at Zion Lutheran School in Staunton from 1952-53. Students are identified by row (front to back). Row 1...

 

Days Gone By In Staunton

Thursday, April 5, 1990 -- Elmore's Retirement Marks 38 Years in Education -- Describing himself as not overly sentimental, retiring Staunton High School Principal Gil Elmore says his 38-year career...

 

From Our Files

Issue of May 8, 1997 Retiring city council members Danny Masinelli, Norm Ruffini and Betty Sternickle were given plaques of recognition for their community service. Outgoing mayor Wayne Heinemeyer...

 

Inflation is recurring issue in American history

By Tom Emery Inflation is a frontline issue in America today, and has driven down approval ratings for the Biden administration. It’s one of several periods in the nation’s history when rising pri...

 

Slices of Life

By: Jill Pertler On November 16, 2020, my life changed forever. And since that day, each 16th of the month is an anniversary for me. It marks another month since my husband left this physical world....

 

Letters to the Editor

Disapproves of Livingston mayor's comments Letter to the Editor: I recently sent a letter to the Attorney and Clerk for the Village of Livingston. In my letter, I expressed my concern over comments...

 

Looking Back

This week's photo was sent to us by JoAnn (Mihelcic) Hansen of Las Vegas, Nev. It features the Staunton High School Student Council for the 1971-72...

 

Slices of Life D-I-V-O-R-C-E

By: Jill Pertler I don’t know if this column will ever be published. Or better put, if I’ll have the nerve to publish it. It’s about divorce and I have no experience in that arena. I never...

 

From Our Files

Issue of May 1, 1997 The senior play “Hollywood Hillbillies” was performed April 25 by the Staunton High School class of 1997. Gary and Cheryll Sievers of Staunton will celebrate their 25th...

 

Days Gone By In Staunton

Thursday, March 29, 1990 -- RESIDENCY OF STAUNTON STUDENTS QUESTIONED -- Decreased Livingston school enrollment and subsequent loss of state aid has spurred a taxpayer with property in both districts...

 

Mother's Day became holiday in 1914

by Tom Emery Mothers everywhere will rejoice. So will the greeting-card companies, flower shops, and telephone providers. Though celebrated in pockets in previous years, Mother’s Day has been an off...

 

Looking Back

This week's Looking Back photo is the property of Marie (Ahrens) Mindrup of Alhambra. It shows the company houses at DeCamp Mine. Marie lived in the...

 

Days Gone By In Staunton

Thursday, March 1, 1990 -- Citizens protest condition Of Franklin Street due to Sewer construction work -- Mayor Brauer called the Staunton City Council to order at 7 p.m. on March 12. The regular...

 

Slices of Life

By: Jill Pertler Today I was overwhelmed by a feeling of gratitude. This isn’t a given for me, at this point in my life. Sometimes I feel the opposite of gratitude; for that I am sorry. I have been...

 

From Our Files

Issue of April 24, 1997 A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Tom Spudich Jr. of Livingston on April 14 at Missouri Baptist Hospital. Tricia Spencer and Jonathan Broskowski were married Sept. 28, 1996, in...

 

Not everyone loves the remote work revolution

By: Rob Warnock and Lilla Szini The remote work revolution has been a transformational force. Worker surveys have been done multiple times over the course of the pandemic, as telework shifted from a...

 

Looking Back

We thank Chuck Ingle for sharing his photo of Hi Cafe Service Station attendants. Pictured (L to R) are John DalPozzo, Larry Mriscin, Chuck Ingle and...

 

Days Gone By In Staunton

Thursday, March 1, 1990 -- reading class puts penguins on parade -- What began as simply reading a book turned out to be a highly integrated learning project for students in Gayle Fellin's Chapter I r...

 

From Our Files

Issue of April 17, 1997 There were 28 juniors and seniors inducted into the Staunton High School Chapter of the National Honor Society on April 21. Danielle Stout and Timothy Ott were married Oct....

 

Slices of Life

By:Jill Pertler It was time to do taxes. What a great day it was! Everyone loves taxes, especially when they have to pay in which I did, this year. (Did I mention it was a great day?) I’d let them...

 

Parents can ease teens' stress from prom pressures

Today’s high school students experience higher levels of stress and anxiety related to the big dance than their parents experienced, a behavioral health expert said. Those pressures range from...

 

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