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Ft. Zumwalt South cheerleader

Apr 5, 2017

A silent cheer Ft. Zumwalt South cheerleader overcomes hearing impairment to compete at highest level By Brett Auten When on the stage and under the hot lights, in Mariah Green’s head there is constant counting. One-two-three-four-five-six-seven-eight. Over and over again. That cadence is the norm for most cheerleaders, but for Green, it is especially important.…

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Reimagining West Florissant Avenue

Apr 5, 2017

Reimagining West Florissant Avenue Great Streets Project looks to the future with major improvements to county thoroughfare By Nicholas Elmes How would you like to see West Florissant Avenue change in the coming years? That is the question being asked of area residents, businesses and stake holders as part of the West Florissant Avenue Great…

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Share the Harvest

Mar 15, 2017

Sharing the harvest Hunters across Missouri donate deer meat to the program to help feed the hungry By Brett Auten It was a bountiful harvest in more ways than one. Once again, the Missouri Department of Conservation and the Conservation Federation of Missouri joined forces with the state’s deer hunters for the state’s Share the…

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Florissant’s History

Mar 15, 2017

A walk through Florissant’s history Key citizens from the community’s past honored with plaques placed throughout the city’s Old Town district By Nicholas Elmes It is not hard to find history in Florissant – all you have to do is take a stroll down St. Francis Street to learn something about the men and women…

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Increase in Enrollment

Feb 23, 2017

ADVERTSISER PROFILE Duchesne High School sees big increase in enrollment Duchesne High School is projecting a 50 percent increase in the number of incoming freshmen compared to two years ago. “Enrollment is job one for our advancement team,” said Lindsay (Lammert) McCullough ’09, a graduate of Duchesne and director of admissions and marketing. “Chuck Nolan…

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America, the great

Feb 22, 2017

America, the great By Russ Patton Enough of “make America great again.” America is great, has been great, and will always be great. In the real America, tourism trumps terrorism. Have any doubts? Hit the road in an RV and find out. Or ask any immigrant. They come here to work and be free, just…

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A new dream for MLK Drive

Feb 22, 2017

A new dream for MLK Drive Beloved Streets of America continues work to improve streets named after civil rights icon By Nicholas Elmes A local nonprofit is continuing its fight see Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s dream of beloved communities become a reality on street named after the civil rights icon. Beloved Streets of America…

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A letter of support

Feb 22, 2017

A letter of support St. Charles County man works to get letters to every sailor on the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier
 By Brett Auten Ed Klix has taken on an ambitious and earnest project. Klix was putting together a care package for his son, Ryan, who is serving in the United States Navy aboard…

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Rec-Plex New Look

Feb 7, 2017

A facelift for the Rec-Plex St. Peters recreation center gets improved parking and entrance while preparing for new outdoor aquatic center By Brett Auten January has long been the month when people look turn over a new leaf and start anew. Out with the bad and in with the good, as they said. There are…

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