St. Charles County

EVENTS – ST. CHARLES COUNTY

Jan. 13-14, 20-21: Soup and Chili Days The Village Of The Blue Rose would like to invite you to Soup and Chili Days from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Jan. 13 and 14 and again on Jan. 20 and 21. All you can eat of homemade soups, desserts and bread along with eagle watching…

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EVENTS – ST. LOUIS COUNTY

Jan. 10: Karaoke Karaoke at Florissant Valley VFW Post 4105, located at 410 St. Francois, from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. All profits go to support veterans. For more information call 314-831-6121. Jan 13: Trivia night The Knights of Columbus Assembly #2012 is hosting a Black Light Trivia Night Bash at St. Rose Philippine Duchesne…

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Creve Coeur in 2030

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

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

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

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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Veterans Coffee Talk

Coffee and camaraderie Veterans meet every Wednesday for St. Charles Coffee Talk to form bonds and share veteran-related information By Brett Auten Chocolate and peanut butter. Batman and Robin. Mashed potatoes and gravy. Some combinations are just made for each other. Go ahead and add coffee and camaraderie to that list. Every Wednesday morning veterans…

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Battling drug abuse

Battling drug abuse Police departments across St. Charles County host drug take-back events to help fight prescription drug abuse By Brett Auten It’s all about having an impact on access. Over the past weekend, the Lake Saint Louis Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) gave the public its 14th opportunity in seven years…

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Investing in education

Investing in education Normandy schools to build a new early childhood and kindergarten center and change its elementary school model By Sara Hardin A new early childhood and kindergarten center is coming to Normandy schools, along with a brand new configuration for its elementary school model. The changes come after the unanimous approval of the…

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Connections to jobs

Living in poverty? By Brenda Mahr Did you know over 23,000 African-American men over 18 are living in poverty in St. Louis City (13,351) and County (9,949). Poverty, however, impacts all races and genders and among those over 18, it is estimated that 23.51 percent in St. Louis County and 46.1 percent in St. Louis…

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