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The Whitaker St. Louis Filmmakers Showcas

Jul 11, 2018

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

Jul 11, 2018

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

Jun 27, 2018

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

Jun 27, 2018

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

Jun 20, 2018

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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St. Charles City-County Library District Outreach Service

Jun 20, 2018

The St. Charles City-County Library District’s Outreach service bring programs into the St. Charles County Juvenile Justice Center Mindy Schmidt confessed that she was pretty anxious the first time she walked into 1700 S. River Road in St. Charles. As part of the St. Charles City-County Library District’s Outreach service, Schmidt was on the maiden…

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Bringing ninjas to Hazelwood

Jun 13, 2018

Bringing ninjas to Hazelwood New obstacle course in Howdershell Park attracts those in search of a challenge, including a local ‘American Ninja Warrior’ contestant By Charlotte Beard Reality television has made a great impact on the culture and various lives in society from launching the careers of entertainers to expanding the popularity of those involved…

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New bridge access for ALS

Jun 13, 2018

A bridge of kindness New bridge at Bangert Island Park gives access to trails to former competitive mountain bike racer with ALS By Brett Auten Two years ago David Frei was a world-class endurance athlete. He especially excelled in adventure racing, either winning or finishing with his team in the top three in the world…

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EVENTS – ST. CHARLES COUNTY

Jun 13, 2018

June 14: Flag collection If you have a worn or damaged U.S. flag and don’t know where to dispose of it properly, the military veterans of St. Charles County Government are here to help. The County’s Veterans Best Practices Working Group hosts its second annual Flag Collection for the public from 9 a.m. to 3…

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