Rowden resigns as mayor of Wright City
Wright City Mayor Dan Rowden announced on Friday that he is resigning from office, effective immediately. The resignation was announced in a letter shared by city hall staff. Rowden did not …
MO Rides wants to remove transportation as barrier to work
When it comes to getting people back to work, the MO Rides program hopes that physically getting to work will soon be a problem of the past for people without access to transportation. MO Rides is …
Meridian contract not renewed
The city of Warrenton and Meridian Waste will not renew their service contract at the end of this year, and the city has issued an open call for trash services beginning in 2022. Both sides had …
Mental exam ordered for murder suspect
Miguel Ortega, the suspect in a killing in Warrenton in May, will undergo a mental examination as part of criminal proceedings against him. Associate Circuit Judge Richard Scheibe ordered the …
Man convicted of violent rape sentenced to 40 years in prison
A man accused of raping his estranged wife while threatening to kill her has been sentenced to 40 years in prison. Dale E. Maloy, 48, was convicted in May for a 2014 assault for which he was …
Tik Tok causing vandalism, school says
Like many schools around the country, officials at Black Hawk Middle School say they're discovering that students stole or damaged items after seeing similar behavior on the social media app Tik Tok. …
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Warrenton

Warriors take 3-set sweep over Wildcats, and other sports news

Josey Schipper had a team-high 15 kills as the Warrenton girls volleyball team cruised to a three-set win (25-20, 27-25, 25-17) over county rival Wright City last Thursday. Zoe Klaus added six …

Innsbrook

Short-changed on census? Towns say numbers too low

The numbers are in, and over the last 10 years Warren County’s population has grown by 9 percent — at least, on paper. Missouri has released preliminary data from the 2020 U.S. …

Wright City

Young Wright City program pushing toward winning season

Off to a 4-5 start on the year, the Wright City boys soccer team has had some good moments and performances — and head coach Konrad Laughman believes the best is yet to come for the Wildcats. …

Truesdale

Court no-shows, late bills are latest Truesdale laws under review

Truesdale discusses whether to issue default judgments against people who don't show up to court, and how to handle residents seeking late payment agreements.

Marthasville

Tractor cruise collects four tons of food for pantries

The annual Journey For Charity Tractor Cruise had a brilliant day on Sunday, Sept. 12, to parade through the communities of southern Warren County collecting food and monetary donations for area food …

Warren County

Picture Cave sells for $2.2 million

$2.2 million was the selling price for a cave containing 1,000-year-old Native American wall paintings and the 43 acres of land surrounding it in rural Warren County. The auction for the land and …

Obituaries
Asleep in Jesus, Richard E. Talbert passed away on September 24, 2021, at the age of 79. He was the beloved husband of Peggy Talbert nee James of Wright City, Missouri; He is survived by his …
Stacy Lamb passed away on September 15, 2021, at the age of 67. Stacy was born July 10, 1954, in St. Louis, MO to the late James and Velma Rogers. Stacy loved to cook and entertain. Her love …
Jeffrey Wayne Hamlett, 54, of Troy, Missouri, passed away on Thursday, September 23, 2021, in Troy, Missouri. Jeffrey was born on June 23, 1967, in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of Jerry Lynn and Judy …
Donald Ray Buford passed away on September 19, 2021, at the age of 88.  Donald was born May 2, 1933, in Kansas City, MO to George R. "Ray" and Ore Oma Lucille Buford nee Norris. Donald and …
Dina Mae McClenning passed away on September 19, 2021, at the age of 85.  Dina was born September 9, 1936, in St. Louis, MO to Edward and Alta Lee nee Rankins. She is survived by her husband, …
Warrenton volleyball sitting at 6-2
The Warrenton girls volleyball team has opened the season with six wins in its first eight games of the season. The Warriors had won three straight until falling at home Tuesday to St. Charles …
Tight first quarter goes to wayside in Wildcats’ loss
After getting off to a good start Friday night, the Wright City football team eventually dropped to 1-2 on the year after falling to Winfield, 63-19. Trailing 14-13 after one quarter, things …
Warriors rally in season's first faceoff against Wildcats
The return of two players to the lineup proved pivotal for the Warrenton softball team, which needed a late rally to overcome its county counterparts last Friday. The Warriors relied on productive …
Photo galleries
Football: Warrenton vs. St. Charles
The Warrenton football team defeated St. Charles 42-8 on Sept. 17 to give Jason Koper his first win as head coach. To purchase photo reprints, contact The Record at 636-456-6397.
Volleyball: Warrenton vs. Wright City
The Warrenton girls volleyball team swept county rival Wright City in straight sets Sept. 16. The Warriors won 25-20, 27-25, 25-17. To purchase photo reprints, contact The Record at 636-456-6397.
Boys Soccer: Warrenton vs. Winfield
The Warrenton boys soccer team played on the road at Winfield Sept. 15. To purchase photo reprints, contact The Record at 636-456-6397.
Boys Soccer: Wright City vs. Elsberry
The Wright City boys soccer team faced Elsberry on Monday and won 3-2 at home. To purchase photo reprints, contact The Record at 636-456-6397.
Girls Golf: Warrenton vs. Fort Zumwalt South
The Warrenton girls golf team competed against Fort Zumwalt South at Country Lakes Golf Course on Sept. 8. Samantha Butkovich shot a 45 for the Warriors in the loss. To purchase photo reprints, …
Softball: Warrenton vs. Winfield
Warrenton faced Winfield in the Troy Buchanan Tournament on Aug. 28. The Warriors fell 3-2, one of four games they played in the tourney. To purchase photos, call The Record office at 636-456-6397.
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