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Youth Sports

Mar 14, 2018

Getting everyone in the game St. Louis Youth and Sports Outreach provides equipment for children whose families have a hard time affording the costs associated with playing sports. By Charlotte Beard It’s not uncommon for most grade school and high school children to be involved in some form of extracurricular activity outside the classroom. Sports…

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Eggs for all

Mar 7, 2018

St. Charles County hosts Easter egg hunts, including special ones for children with disabilities By Brett Auten It’s an opportunity for children of all ages and abilities. The Easter Bunny will make an arrival to the Youth Activity Park in Dardenne Prairie on March 24 and to celebrate, the St. Charles County Parks and Recreation…

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Suits for soldiers

Mar 7, 2018

Suits for soldiers Insurance agency partners with veterans’ groups to provide complimentary suits to veterans and active military By Charlotte Beard It can take a lot of adjustment for both active military and veterans to become fully acclimated back into civil society. That is why for the second year the Greg Mans Farmers Insurance Agency…

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Pallottine Renewal Center Florissant

Feb 28, 2018

Finding ‘Renewal’ in Florissant Pallottine Renewal Center offers retreat space for the mind, the body and the spirit By Charlotte Beard St. Louis is rich in history as is its towns. However, a lot of the city’s treasures are tucked away in areas where many of its residents are unaware. One such treasure is found…

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Horses on Patrol

Feb 28, 2018

St. Charles officers mount up The St. Charles City Police Department Mounted Patrol Unit is a small, but effective force when interacting with the community By Brett Auten Consider them St. Charles City’s four-legged comrades.  The Mounted Patrol Unit is a small but versatile component to the St. Charles City Police Department. There are just…

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Treating Varicose Veins

Feb 28, 2018

When is the best time to treat varicose veins? Varicose Veins affect up to 40% of women and 18% of men in the United States.  Varicose veins are caused when the valves in the leg veins stop working properly.  The blood is not able to move upward toward the heart and circulate causing the blood…

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Note from the Editor

Feb 27, 2018

You might notice some changes this week in your Community News. First of all, we’ve changed our size. We have adopted a sleek, modern, reader-friendly newsprint size that will increase our visibility on newsstands and eliminate the fold. This move allows us to not only conserve newsprint, but it improves the presentation of our award-winning…

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Francis Howell School District

Feb 14, 2018

Francis Howell School District looks towards the future By Dr. Mary Hendricks-Harris In January, the Francis Howell School District officially launched our new Center for Advanced Professional Studies (CAPS). FHSD has partnered with Spectrum/Charter to create a program where students will gain professional skills in high demand, high skill technology solutions careers such as software…

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Giving benefits the giver

Feb 14, 2018

Giving also benefits the giver By Larry Brown The strange phenomena associated with true and uncoerced giving is that the more you give, it seems that the more you receive! As the recipient of your generosity thanks you for being so kind and thoughtful, you, no doubt, feel really good as you observe the expression…

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