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Bank Of Old Monroe Success

Jan 16, 2018

Advertiser Profile Bank Of Old Monroe Tributes Banks Time Tested Success to Team Consistency breeds trust, trust builds relationships and relationships drive thriving community banks across Missouri. Practicing these principles for over 111 years has led the Bank of Old Monroe, their team of employees and customers to premier performance as most recently noted in…

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Remembering lost loved ones at Christmas

Jan 10, 2018

Remembering lost loved ones at Christmas By Dr. Rance Thomas Having spent Christmas with my unofficial adopted family of eight that includes a mother, father, a daughter, her husband and two young children and a brother, I began to reflect on Christmas and the loss of loved ones.  This was the case because the father…

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Cameras rolling in North County

Jan 10, 2018

Cameras rolling in North County Local filmmakers look to bring stories and talent in North County from the streets to the screen By Charlotte Beard Lacey Turner, a north county writer and director of films, has been hard at work in North County since 2016. At the time, he was beginning production of his fictional…

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Warmth for homeless vets

Jan 10, 2018

Warmth for homeless vets Community comes together to make plastic mats for homeless veterans in St. Charles County By Brett Auten Kathy Frecks summed it up the best, “They’re cold and need some help.” Frecks, a St. Charles resident, helped kickstart a unique community project in conjunction with the annual Vietnam Veterans Mid Rivers Chapter…

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Creve Coeur in 2030

Dec 27, 2017

Creve Coeur 2030 The city of Creve Coeur looks to the future as it implements its Comprehensive Plan for continued development of the community By Charlotte Beard With 2018 just beginning, the city of Creve Coeur has its sights set beyond this year and well into the future as it looks to build towards a…

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Hazelwood School District

Dec 27, 2017

A strategic plan for Hazelwood School District By: Dr. Nettie Collins-Hart, Superintendent of the Hazelwood School District As Superintendent of the Hazelwood School District, I am delighted to announce that we are engaging in a collaborative strategic planning process with students, parents, staff and community partners. Our Hazelwood NOW plan underpins our strategic process and…

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Wentzville School District’s record growth

Dec 27, 2017

Bigger and bigger Wentzville School District’s record growth looks to continue well into the next decade By Brett Auten The question isn’t right now, it’s two or three years from now. When you’re the fastest growing school district in Missouri that is the mentality.  The Wentzville School District has increased student enrollment by more than…

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New Heights Tutoring

Dec 27, 2017

Lessons in love New Heights Tutoring and Mentoring Program serves the most vulnerable families in St. Charles County By Brett Auten For Reggie Cross, hope and faith came just when he needed it.  As a grade-school student growing up in the rough and storied Wentzville Heights area, there was little to hang on to and…

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Room at the Inn

Dec 27, 2017

There is Room at the Inn Room at the Inn serves as a temporary, emergency shelter for homeless women and families By Charlotte Beard To most St. Louis citizens, Room at the Inn has been a secret since its early stages in December 1988 and Development Manager, Troy Miles wants to change that in the…

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