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Schools in the Wentzville School District celebrate Patriot Day

Posted on September 16, 2014 at 8:40 am

On September 11, students across the Wentzville School District participated in the annual Patriot Day Celebration to remember the lives lost on 9/11 and to honor first responders and community service providers. The largest event in the District every year is at Crossroads Elementary School, where the students visited stations that included presentations by the Wentzville Fire Protection District, St. Charles County Sheriff’s Department, and members of the military. The

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Cuivre River Electric scholarship deadline is October 1

Posted on September 16, 2014 at 8:49 am

College students from Lincoln, Pike, St. Charles and Warren counties are encouraged to apply for a Cuivre River Electric Community Trust Scholarship. Fifty-seven students received a total of $28,500 in scholarships from Cuivre River Electric Cooperative (CREC) in June to help them pursue their undergraduate degrees and you could be next!  The CREC scholarship deadline is Wednesday, October 1. Scholarship funds are donated by CREC members who participate in Operation

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  • St. Charles County Health to practice Medical Distribution Plan

    Posted on September 11, 2014 at 9:33 am


    Natural disasters, disease outbreaks, accidents and terrorist events threaten our world every day. Should a devastating event requiring the distribution of life-saving medical resources occur in St. Charles County, the Department of Community Health and the Environment would activate its Emergency Response Plan in coordination with local, state and federal entities. “While we hope that we’ll never have to implement this plan in a real situation, we regularly test our

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  • Veterans receive gift from Quilts of Valor

    Posted on September 11, 2014 at 9:18 am

    Those receiving quilts were (L - R): Lowell Meier (World War II), Vernon (Bill) Eisenbath (Korea), John Breen (Korea), Norman Schroer (Korea), George Gifford (Vietnam), and Richard Littlefield (Vietnam). Norman Pfitzinger (Korea) was unable to attend.

    Quilts of Valor of Eastern Missouri has over 100 members who come together at least two times each month, from January thru October, to make quilts called Quilts of Valor for men and women who have been touched by war.  Their first quilting was July 19, 2005 and they have presented over 1,500 quilts since then. The quilts have gone to 34 states, Germany and Afghanistan. On Wednesday, August 27,

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Madisen Dattilo places third in Div. II Nationals

Posted on August 8, 2014 at 1:10 pm

Lake Saint Louis Ski Club member, Madisen Dattilo performed recently at the Division II Nationals in Swivel Skiing and placed third. The competition was held in Warsaw, Indiana. Dattilo is a student at Holt High School and has been involved with the Ski Club for over 10 years. She also does Showgirls Ballet Line, Swivel and the All-Girls Pyramid. She is the daughter of Joe and Tricia Dattilo of Lake

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  • Holt linebacker James McMahon commits to Missouri Baptist University

    Posted on June 11, 2014 at 9:28 am

    Sitting L to R: Tom, James and Dorothy McMahon; Standing: Holt Coach Ken Moore

    Holt High School senior linebacker James McMahon has committed to play football for the Spartans of Missouri Baptist University in St. Louis. With his mother Dorothy and father Tom by his side, McMahon signed his National Letter of Intent at Holt High School. “It’s a new program, along with exceptional academics and a great atmosphere,” said McMahon. “I’m very excited about the opportunity.” McMahon was a 3rd Team All-State and

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  • Timberland baseball player Shane Strom commits to Quincy University

    Posted on June 5, 2014 at 12:36 pm

    Back row - Frank Masters, THS Varsity Baseball Coach; Front row, L to R - Don, Shane, and Chris Strom.

    Timberland High School senior Shane Strom has committed to play baseball for the Hawks of Quincy University in Quincy, IL. With his mother Chris and father Don by his side, Strom signed his National Letter of Intent at Timberland High School. “It’s a great environment as well as a fun baseball team to be around,” said the pitcher. “They have a great team as well as awesome coaches!” This season

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Carpenters Local 32 recognized in Wentzville

Posted on September 11, 2014 at 9:15 am

During a Wentzville Board of Aldermen meeting on Aug. 27, 2014, Mayor Nick Guccione presented a certificate of recognition to the Carpenters Local 32. The recognition was presented for their fundraising efforts totaling $10,000 through a charity ride in June, which benefited the Crisis Nursery of Wentzville. Pictured (left to right): Mark Dalton, Ted Kaimann, Wes Nettles and Mayor Nick Guccione.

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  • Teen draws truckers to church

    Posted on August 27, 2014 at 8:19 am

    Cassidy Bray

    Sixteen year old Cassidy Bray, daughter of Chris and Dawn Bray, of Lake Saint Louis, has a heart for art, and a heart for truckers. Cassidy created some very attractive signs to draw in the truckers when her dad and others go to the TA Truck Stop in Foristell on Sunday mornings to provide a nourishing “spiritual breakfast” to the truckers and travelers who stop in their for food, fuel

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  • Lake Saint Louis teen living a musical dream

    Posted on August 27, 2014 at 8:14 am

    Connor Low
(Photo: Aliya Waldman)

    Fourteen year old Connor Low is doing what so many young, aspiring musicians would love to do – he is living a musical dream. Connor has lived in Lake Saint Louis his whole life and at his young age, already has a lifetime full of memories playing on-stage with some of music’s most talented people. Just recenly he graced the stage with Jon Anderson of the legendary rock group “YES”,

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St. Charles County Parks hosts Off-Leash Dog Festival

Posted on September 5, 2014 at 1:16 pm

Support local animal shelters by participating in the County’s largest off-leash dog festival of the year! The St. Charles County Parks and Recreation Department is celebrating its annual Paws in the Park program on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., at Broemmelsiek Park, 1615 Schwede Rd., Wentzville, 63385 (off of Highway DD/Winghaven Blvd.). Pet lovers from across the region will attend this fun, free dog event that’s

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  • Choral Arts singing opportunities nearing

    Posted on August 29, 2014 at 8:30 am

    The Choral Arts Singers

    Choral Art Singers, serving Lincoln, St. Charles and Warren Counties, will begin rehearsal on Monday, Sept 8 at 7:00 pm at Transfiguration Episcopal Church in Lake St. Louis under the direction of Amy Gatschenberger .  Christmas concerts will be presented to the public on Dec 5, 7 and 12 in Troy, O’Fallon and Wright City, respectively.  Vivaldi- Gloria will be presented to the public with Timberland and Francis Howell

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  • “Illumination” celebrates St. Charles Parks & Recreation Department’s 100 year centennial

    Posted on August 29, 2014 at 8:10 am


    The St. Charles Parks and Recreation Department invites everyone to come out for Illumination, a celebration of their 100th anniversary, September 12-15 at Frontier Park, 500 S. Riverside Drive. The event will light up the night while also enlightening visitors to the past, present, and future of St. Charles Parks and Recreation. On evenings of the event, Frontier Park will become bathed in the glow of light. Colored lights will

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