Archive for January 2019

Road crews across St. Charles County

Clearing the way Road crews across St. Charles County work long hours in tough conditions to keep city streets clear when snow and ice hit the area By Brett Auten From ice-covered country hills to city streets with knee-deep snow, the area’s road crews are prepped for whatever may happen during the winter season. Ken…

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Hazelwood-based KidSmart

Suppling the tools to learn Hazelwood-based KidSmart brings school supplies into over 3,000 underserved classrooms in need By Charlotte Beard KidSmart, currently based out of Hazelwood, is the only free educational supply store in Missouri and it was started back in 2002 by Jennifer Miller. Jill Laux, Director of Charitable Giving for the organization states…

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Hazelwood school resource officer recognized

A valuable resource Hazelwood school resource officer recognized as Police Officer of the Year for community involvement and reaching out to others with the Help Families in Need program By Charlotte Beard “If you ever lose your compassion for what you’re doing and the people you’re helping, you’re no longer doing yourself a service or…

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Grow Your Own Teacher program

Fort Zumwalt Education Foundation Grow Your Own Teacher program provides scholarships to Zumwalt students who will return as teachers in high-need areas By Brett Auten The Fort Zumwalt School District has been investing in its own and it is starting to see the dividends. The Fort Zumwalt Education Foundation has provided Fort Zumwalt seniors interested…

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Lindenwood ‘Titan’

Lindenwood University alumni takes fruitful athletic and academic experience to compete in new athletic competition television show ‘The Titan Games’ By Brett Auten Derik Scott described it best. “It’s like a cage fight on steroids mixed with Greek myth,” he said.  What Scott is referring to is the new NBC athletic competition show, “The Titan…

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Honoring MLK’s legacy

Christian Hospital Foundation honors community leaders at their Second Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Luncheon By Charlotte Beard “Yes, if you want to say that I was a drum major, say that I was a drum major for justice. Say that I was a drum major for peace. I was a drum major…

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City of Creve Coeur to redesign street

City of Creve Coeur to redesign the thoroughfare to be a more robust commercial district   By Charlotte Beard In November 2018, the city of Creve Coeur announced its continuing partnership with The St. Louis Economic Development Partnership in the redesign plan for Old Olive Street Road. Construction on the project is estimated to begin…

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A rare breed

Wentzville resident is a world renowned dog handler and will be a judge at the 143rd Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City By Brett Auten James Moses’ life has gone to the dogs. Moses, of Wentzville, is among one of seven group judges at the 143rd Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog…

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