Honoring a friend’s memory

St. Charles West High School senior launches a nonprofit that seeks advance the field of suicide awareness/prevention By Brett Auten Drew Ryherd was distraught, saddened. It was Feb. 13, 2015, and his best friend, Liam Michael Parker, a gifted composer and pianist, took his own life after struggling for several years with mental illness. Ryherd…

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Upgrading the grid

Ameren Missouri’s billion-dollar Smart Energy Plan will transform Missouri’s energy grid, including major projects in North County By Charlotte Beard On Feb. 15, Ameren Missouri announced its Smart Energy Plan that will transform Missouri’s energy grid and change how customers receive and use energy. Over the period of five years the  plan will include more…

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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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