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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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St. Peters Roller hockey mecca

Roller hockey mecca St. Peters becomes the focus of the roller hockey world as thousands flock to U.S. Roller Hockey Championships By Brett Auten The St. Peters Rec-Plex will be the focal point of the roller hockey world. State Wars 14, the U.S. Roller Hockey Championships, will be held there for the third time in…

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Castlepoint Park Upgrades

Improving local parks Castlepoint Park gets upgrades thanks to an anonymous $10,000 donation By Charlotte Beard The St. Louis County Parks Foundation, under President Mark Ohlendorf, has added to the improvement of Castlepoint Park located at 2465 Baroness Drive in St. Louis. With the help of an anonymous $10,000 donation and in collaboration with the…

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EVENTS – ST. CHARLES COUNTY

July 22: Cardboard box race You and a teammate can have a great time and might even win a prize at the annual Cardboard Boat Race at Alligator’s Creek Aquatic Center at 403 Civic Park Drive (in Civic Park) in O’Fallon from 4 – 6 p.m. The Cardboard Boat Race is part of the fun…

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The Whitaker St. Louis Filmmakers Showcas

Big screen St. Louis The Whitaker St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase displays the talents of local artists By Charlotte Beard The Whitaker St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase will mark its 18th year for two weekends, July 13-15 and July 20-22. The showcase screens films that were written, directed, edited or produced by St. Louis residents or films…

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St. Charles County creek renamed

Honoring the past St. Charles County creek renamed for former slave and Civil War hero By Brett Auten However possible and by all means necessary, St. Charles County Executive Steve Ehlman wants Archer Alexander’s name to be remembered for generations. Last month, an obscure creek in St. Charles County formerly known as Tributary B was…

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Florissant’s Independence Day celebration

Florissant’s Independence Day celebration features a lot of work behind the scenes in order to make the event pop By Charlotte Beard On Independence Day the City of Florissant will host its annual celebration starting at 7:30 a.m. on the grounds of the James J. Eagan Civic Center at Florissant Valley Park, which is located…

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Fireworks in St. Charles County

Fireworks bring fun and business dollars to St. Charles County along with requiring some extra care to ensure a safe holiday By Brett Auten From the frantic electronic store clerk on Black Friday to the harried floral designer on Valentine’s Day; Chris Sander can relate. His livelihood too is dependent on a few fervent weeks…

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Operation Food Search launches Summer Food Service Program

Operation Food Search launches Summer Food Service Program Operation Food Search launches Summer Food Service Program to help feed children during the months when they are out of school and most vulnerable. Many children are attending a local area camp this summer or they are fortunate to enjoy an out of town vacation with their…

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