Archive for October 2019

Staying safe on Halloween

Homely haunts Elaborate house decorations for Halloween have increased in popularity as St. Louis County residents spend more time and money celebrating the spooky season By Charlotte Beard October is known as Red October around St. Louis, but it also marks the time of year in which some community partners use the Halloween season to…

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Safe and spooky Tips for Halloween Safety

St. Charles County Police Department offers tips to keep your little ghosts and ghouls happy and healthy this Halloween   By Brett Auten It’s a night to be every child’s parent. That is the word that St. Charles County Police Department Chief David Todd wants to get out loud and clear as Halloween is upon…

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Purpose Project St. Charles County

Finding purpose after pain After personal losses, St. Charles County teen founded the Purpose Project to help other kids connect and cope with grief By Brett Auten At 15-years-old, Jocelyn Williams has dealt with the kind of grief few her age have encountered. The Fort Zumwalt West student has channeled the loss of two key…

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Steering towards a better future

Steering towards a better future Partnership between Epworth Children & Family Services and LETA Charitable Foundation helps provide vehicles to young people in need By Charlotte Beard The partnership between Epworth Children & Family Services (located at 7520 Natural Bridge Rd.) and Frank Leta’s LETA Charitable Foundation have made a great impact on the transportation…

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Lights, camera, action in St. Louis MO

Lights, camera, action In Motion, a Midwest filmmaking conference, is launched in St. Louis and looks to inspire media creatives from all across the region By Charlotte Beard Downtown St. Louis has been a host to various conferences over the years but none of those conferences have been for media creatives across the Midwest.  Nov.…

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Baseball’s back in O’Fallon

A yet-to-be-named baseball franchise will move from Hannibal to replace the River City Rascals as the summer tenant of CarShield Field  By Brett Auten As you would expect, on his third day on the job as the general manager of a yet-to-be-named baseball franchise, David Schmoll, was dealing with plenty of unknowns. “There’s a lot…

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