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Purpose Project St. Charles County

Oct 16, 2019

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

Oct 16, 2019

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

Oct 10, 2019

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

Oct 10, 2019

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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World War II Veteran, a hero’s journey

Sep 25, 2019

A hero’s journey 94-year-old World War II Veteran from Weldon Spring returns from a trip to Europe where he visited the countries where he fought in the Battle of the Bulge By Brett Auten The hall inside St. Louis’ Lambert International Airport was strewn with red, white, and blue. Homemade placards, balloons, and a throng…

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Ferguson Police Department Chief of Police strengthening bonds

Sep 25, 2019

Strengthening bonds in Ferguson New Ferguson Police Department Chief of Police looks to improve relations between police and the community through open dialogue and interaction By Charlotte Beard “I am destined for greatness! If so later, why not now? Change does not happen overnight. In order to impact the BIG picture, focus on LITTLE victories.…

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