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Best Ways to Save at Thanksgiving

Nov 15, 2016

Guest Author: West Community Credit Union Blog Thanksgiving is a time to gather with loved ones for a satisfying meal and kick off the holiday season. If you pay current prices for your menu items, though, you could blow a chunk of your holiday budget before you even get to the pumpkin pie. Use these…

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A trip of healing

Nov 9, 2016

A trip of healing Veterans Return to Vietnam offers hope for vets looking for closure While people throughout the St. Louis metro area, and the country, take time out on Friday to honor those who have risked their lives to protect the country, one man is working to raise money to help those same veterans…

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Get ready for the flu

Nov 1, 2016

St. Louis County health officials are encouraging the public to get an annual flu shot By Nicholas Elmes St. Louis County health officials are encouraging the public to prepare for the 2016-17 flu season by getting an annual flu shot. “It is important for everyone six months of age and older, and without severe allergic…

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Honoring fallen heroes

Nov 1, 2016

Wentzville eighth-grader joins Wreaths Across America effort to place wreaths on veterans’ gravestones By Brett Auten Amber Scheulen is on a mission. Scheulen and the rest of the members Wentzville Civil Air Patrol Squadron have teamed up with Wreaths Across America, an organization whose mission is to remember, honor, and teach, in coordinating wreath laying…

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Battling cybercrime

Nov 1, 2016

Battling cybercrime Local experts tout the importance of vigilance during National Cyber Security Awareness Month By Brett Auten Today’s crooks, thieves, and con men come in all forms and shapes, and can strike from all corners of the globe. We have all seen the emails by now. By the thousands, over the course of the…

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Eye on the future

Nov 1, 2016

An eye on the future New UMSL facility to provide education and access to eye care By Nicholas Elmes On Friday, Nov. 4, the UMSL – Patient Care Center will host a grand opening, officially introducing the new facility to the public. The $17 million, 48,000- square-foot center and instructional building is the culmination of…

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Saving the Shrine

Oct 11, 2016

The Friends of Old St. Ferdinand campaign to preserve area landmark  By Nicholas Elmes The Friends of Old St. Ferdinand are spearheading a new fundraising campaign to preserve one of Florissant’s most historic landmarks. The group is working to raise over $400,000 for critical repairs to Old St. Ferdinand Church and its surrounding buildings. Friends…

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Lessons in lifesaving

Oct 11, 2016

St. Charles County Ambulance District Lifesaver CPR classes for families credited with saving lives By Brett Auten It is a skill that is attainable, but you never know when it will come in handy during a time of need. A local youth found the knowledge learned at a free CPR course, offered by the St.…

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Ferguson police build new playground

Oct 7, 2016

Project is a pilot program in a new initiative called Play 4 All which brings communities together for the good of children By Nicholas Elmes The Ferguson Fraternal Order of Police have raised funds for, and helped build, a new playground at the Ferguson Community Center. The $30,000 project is a pilot program in a…

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