Archive for August 2018

Disc golf takes flight

Disc golf takes flight Burgeoning sport sees rapid growth in St. Charles County with the opening of new courses By Brett Auten Disc golf is starting to take flight in St. Charles County. According to the Pro Disc Golf Association, disc golf is played much like traditional golf. Instead of a ball and clubs, players…

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From Pattonville to the stars

From Pattonville to the stars St. Ann native is one nine astronauts who will be participating in flight tests for new American-made, commercial spacecraft to fly missions to the International Space Station By Charlotte Beard On Aug. 3, NASA released news of nine astronauts who will be participating in flight tests for American-made, commercial spacecraft.…

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Wentzville assistant superintendent

A champion for children Wentzville assistant superintendent wins international award for supporting and advocating for vulnerable youth By Brett Auten Cheri Thurman as always been there for the underdog, the outcast and the ignored. Thurman is the Assistant Superintendent of Student Services for the Wentzville School District and has worked in special education for over…

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Florissant’s 10th Suicide Prevention Awareness

Florissant’s 10th Suicide Prevention Awareness fundraiser looks to ‘Light the Darkness’ and place a focus on this issue By Charlotte Beard Suicide is an issue that cuts across all demographics and touches thousands of lives every year. One St. Louis County community is looking to shine a little light on the issue with an evening…

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Local public safety campaign

Safety first Law enforcement agencies from St. Charles County and Troy are working together on huge public safety campaign By Brett Auten Law enforcement agencies from St. Charles County and Troy are introducing an all-new, 12-month public safety campaign to the community this month. The campaign consists of social media and video public service announcements,…

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American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life

Fighting cancer one step at a time American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life raises funds and celebrates people continually engaged in the battle against this deadly disease By Charlotte Beard The fight against cancer is a battle worth celebrating. This is what makes the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) Relay for Life such a special event.…

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