Archive for January 2018

Spending Time in 2018

How will you spend your time in 2018? By Rodrick Burton Happy New Year to all the readers of this column. It seems like there is no greater focus on time then during the holiday season. There is a pressured run up to Christmas and Hanukkah to make arrangements, travel plans, event plans and to…

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Art hidden in plain sight

Local artist has spent almost 20 years designing art for busses, trains and billboards for St. Louis area nonprofits and businesses By Charlotte Beard The independent work of Elaine Annette Young, a graphic designer and web developer, has filtrated St. Louis businesses, nonprofits and the community at large for almost 20 years. Among her clients…

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Keeping kids safe online

St. Charles County Police Department and Fort Zumwalt School District are partnering to host a free community cyber safety summit By Brett Auten The goal is to get families talking. The St. Charles County Police Department, in partnership with Fort Zumwalt School District, will host a free community cyber safety summit for youths and parents…

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Bank Of Old Monroe Success

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

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

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

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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