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Tracy A. Marroquin

Troy Marroquin earns his Eagle Scout honor

Posted on September 30, 2014 at 9:23 am

Troy A. Marroquin earned the Eagle Scout honor and has been recognized by the Missouri State Senate and House of Representatives with resolutions.  Troy was in scouts 10 years and earned 40 Merit Badges.  He was awarded his Eagle Scout Honor at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic church in New Melle. He was in Troop 856. Troy’s Eagle Scout project was building an arbor for Towne Park which is located

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St. Charles County launches new and improved website

Posted on September 26, 2014 at 8:10 am

It’s here – St. Charles County has launched a new website that is designed to be more responsive to citizens’ needs! While the URL, www.sccmo.org, stays the same, the new site has a bright and colorful look and improved organizational structure, menus, and search capabilities to help citizens find content easily. The site is also easy to use and access through tablet and smart phone devices. New features to note

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  • State Reps. Spencer and Korman announce Glory of Missouri Award winners

    Posted on September 26, 2014 at 8:00 am

    Bart Korman and Bryan Spencer

    State Reps. Bryan Spencer and Bart Korman are proud to announce the winners of the Glory of Missouri Award for 2014. The Glory of Missouri Awards were created to recognize students who display virtuous qualities both as students and as citizens. Each student honored represents one of the virtues of good government engraved on the walls of the House Chamber.  The virtues include knowledge, liberty, equality, law, justice, fraternity, education,

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  • LSL Fire Protection District partners with The Child Center, Inc.

    Posted on September 23, 2014 at 8:10 am

    Pictured left to right is Sheila Stender, Danielle Reel, Michelle Kovac, Chief Chris Fay and Calie Meier.

    The Lake St. Louis Fire Protection District have announced their partnership with The Child Center, Inc. to help better protect children. Sissy Swift, the Executive Director at The Child Center, Inc. states “We are very excited to partner with the Lake St. Louis Fire Protection District to educate the community and help keep children safe”. The Child Center is a unique non-profit organization that helps children to find their voice

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Madisen Dattilo

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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Tracy A. Marroquin

Troy Marroquin earns his Eagle Scout honor

Posted on September 30, 2014 at 9:23 am

Troy A. Marroquin earned the Eagle Scout honor and has been recognized by the Missouri State Senate and House of Representatives with resolutions.  Troy was in scouts 10 years and earned 40 Merit Badges.  He was awarded his Eagle Scout Honor at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic church in New Melle. He was in Troop 856. Troy’s Eagle Scout project was building an arbor for Towne Park which is located

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  • From Wentz it came – Wentzville history

    Posted on September 25, 2014 at 9:25 am

    Charles Ruebling and his buggy

    By Deborah E. Bowman, MFA Vice President of the Wentzville Historical Society When you hear about all the car accidents that occur these days, you might think that the “good old days” of the horse and buggy were much safer times. That isn’t necessarily so. Wentzville saw its share of runaway horses and buggies. On Tuesday afternoon, January 25, 1916, about 5:00 pm, considerable excitement was aroused by the appearance

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  • Western St. Charles County Chamber has free membership directory app

    Posted on September 25, 2014 at 9:01 am

    Chamberof Commerce - West St. Charles Co

    Have you found yourself looking for a great local restaurant for dinner, a fun retail location to pick up a present, a repair man, and more? The Western St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce would like to offer you a Free App that will connect you with our local businesses. The app will give you telephone numbers, contact information, and directions. Instructions for downloading the app: 1) Search for free

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Members of the Holt Marching Band

Holt Marching Band takes First Place at Farmington Marching Band Festival

Posted on September 30, 2014 at 9:40 am

The Holt Marching Indians recently took First Place overall at the Farmington Marching Band Festival. This was the first competition of the marching season for the Indians and in addition to the top prize, the band brought home caption awards for Best Percussion Performance and Best Visual Performance. Well done Indians! The Holt Marching Band is 180 members strong and is directed by James Cunningham with assistance from Henry Kappler,

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  • Halloween Window Decorating Contest in Wentzville

    Posted on September 25, 2014 at 10:20 am

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    The Wentzville Downtown Business Association and Wentzville Parks & Recreation are sponsoring a Halloween Window Decorating Contest. Participants must be in 4th or 5th grade and applications must be returned to Wentzville Parks & Recreation by October 20 by mail or in person to 968 Meyer Rd., Wentzville, MO  63385. Paints will be available at Progress Park on Oct. 23-24, participants must supply the brushes. Window location will be assigned

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  • Lake Saint Louis Halloween Party in the Park is October 24

    Posted on September 19, 2014 at 9:03 am

    Halloween Party

    The Lake Saint Louis Parks & Recreation Dept. will hold their annual Halloween Party in the Park on Friday, October 24 at Founders Park, located at 7 Freymuth Road. The event will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Enjoy a free night of spooky hayrides, bounce houses, a flashlight egg hunt, free pictures, balloon art, and fun games and activities for the kids. For more information, call the

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