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Drawing on experience

May 31, 2018

Drawing on experience ‘Yeggs’ cartoonist looks to the past, and to the local community for inspiration By Brett Auten A lifelong love of animation and storytelling has parlayed into a weekly enterprise. John Hanna is the creator of “Yeggs,” a comic series that runs in the Community News that focuses on Robert and Bill, two rabbits…

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St. Peters Water Park

May 23, 2018

Summer is back with a splash New and renovated aquatic parks across St. Charles County offer family fun and cool relief from sweltering heat By Brett Auten The time is upon us. Sunglasses, flip-flops and sunscreen are soon to become week-to-week staples. Area residents and visitors can now test drive a new water park, and…

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Second chances

May 23, 2018

A place for second chances By Brenda Mahr Did you knowAfrican-American males have a 32 percent lifetime chance of going to prison, that 11 percent of homeless adults are veterans and one in five experiencing homelessness have a serious mental illness or conditions related to chronic substance abuse?  Did you know approximately 17,375 offenders found…

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Reaching out to veterans

May 23, 2018

Reaching out to veterans The Kaufman Fund raises money and distributes it to organizations that support veterans across the St. Louis region By Charlotte Beard In corporate America there is a concept for “training the trainer” – providing proper preparation for those who train or instruct other people. Perhaps in the nonprofit sector there should…

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Is It Body Fat or Something Else?

May 22, 2018

Is It Body Fat or Something Else? Let’s face it! We silently curse the dimpled cellulite that has settled on our thighs, the extra weight that just seems to creep up as we get older. But not everyone stores fat the same way. There is a disease where fat accumulates abnormally in arms and legs…

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Photographer Ray Rockwell

May 16, 2018

Longtime Community News photographer passes away Longtime Community News photographer Ray Rockwell, of O’Fallon, passed away on May 5 at the age of 75. Rockwell began working for the Community News in 1999. “Ray Rockwell was a longtime employee and friend. We will miss him,” said Robert Huneke, publisher-emeritus of the Community News. Rockwell proudly…

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