Local tourist tax approved

A new tourist sales tax could soon be added to several communities in the state. The governor has signed legislation to allow voters to decide on the tax. State Representative Sam Berkowitz, one of the sponsors, says it will help communities inundated by tourists with...

Olympic Qualifier Moves to Six Flags

The St. Francis River is too low, so competitors for the U.S. Olympic canoe and kayak teams are going to Six Flags. Fredericktown was supposed to host the mid-continent qualifier for the Olympic team last weekend, but because of the river level, the event has been...