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Front row, L to R - Savannah Summerlin, Erica Whitnah, Jessica Song, Brendan MacDonald, Matthew DeCarlo, Richard Vo, Levi Horton; Back Row, L to R – Taylor Banze, Ashton Shumaker, Sydney Summerlin, Sheridan Mate,  Andrew Powell, David Sedlock, Shane LaPak, Hayden Waid.

Wentzville School District students to attend American Legion Boys State and Girls State

Posted on April 18, 2014 at 8:42 am

Twenty six high school juniors from the Wentzville School District have been selected to attend the American Legion Boys State of Missouri and the American Legion Auxiliary Girls State of Missouri. The American Legion Boys State of Missouri is an eight-day “hands on” experience in the operation and fundamentals of government, and draws together the best and brightest high school juniors to help lead them down the path of individual

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Back Row: Probation Officers Trish Hahn and Mary Howard, Judge Phil Ohlms, Probation Officer Sandy Farrow, Clerk Mary Sammelmann; Front Row: Treatment Coordinator Jim Whiteley, Defense Attorney Scott Pollard, Sheriff’s Deputy Chris Runyan, Probation Officer Clay Danuser, Assistant Prosecuting Attorney John Bauer. (Photo by Treatment Court Administrator Julie Seymore)

St. Charles County Adult Drug Court named national model

Posted on April 18, 2014 at 9:18 am

On April 16, the St. Charles County Adult Drug Court was named one of only ten National Mentor Drug Courts by the National Drug Court Institute (NDCI) and the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration at the Department of Health and Human Services. As a Mentor Court, the St. Charles County Adult Drug Court will help develop, identify and test national best

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  • Wentzville Police Chief files lawsuit against the city, mayor

    Posted on April 16, 2014 at 1:39 pm

    Wentzville Police Chief Lisa Harrison

    On Friday, April 11, Wentzville Police Chief Lisa Harrison filed a lawsuit in St. Charles Circuit Court against nine parties, which include Mayor Nick Guccione, Alderwomen Cheryl Kross and Sonya Shryock, the City of St. Charles and St. Charles County Prosecutor Tim Lohmar. The lawsuit claims that city officials and Lohmar conducted a gender-based harrassment campaign to discredit her. Attorney’s fees and unspecified financial damages are being sought in the

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  • Permanent road closure in Lake Saint Louis

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 8:07 am

    Road closed sign before the road construction

    The Missouri Department of Transportation, and its contractor Page Constructors, will be permanently closing a connection between Henke Road/Technology Drive and I-64 on Monday, April 28. This means there will be no access from Henke Road onto Route N and onto Interstate 64. This is part of the final design for the Page Avenue Route 364 Phase 3 project which will tie into Henke Road. Motorists should use Old Highway

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Seated - Lawton and Tammy Benna; Standing - Jeff Benna and Holt Wrestling Coach Jason Moore.

Holt’s Lawton Benna commits to Grand View University

Posted on April 17, 2014 at 9:00 am

Holt High School senior Lawton Benna has committed to wrestle for the Vikings of Grand View University in Des Moines, Iowa. With his mother Tammy and father Jeff by his side, Benna signed his National Letter of Intent at Holt High School. “The wrestling program combined with the well-structured academic program is why I chose Grand View,” said Benna. “They are defending three-time National Champions and it’s just an all-around

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  • Lake Saint Louis Junior Anglers Club forming

    Posted on March 19, 2014 at 10:30 am


    In an effort to get more kids interested in fishing, the Lake Saint Louis Anglers Club is expanding and starting a junior division.  There is no additional fee.  Kids of members in good standing are eligible. Kids under the age of 10 must be supervised by an adult. During the winter months, the kids would meet before the monthly meetings for instruction on different techniques, equipment maintenance, knot typing, etc.

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  • Breanne Pollard Czerniewski named to Team USAWorld Water Ski Team

    Posted on March 19, 2014 at 10:24 am

    Breanne Pollard Czerniewski

    Breanne Pollard Czerniewski has been selected to represent the United States in the 2014 World Water Ski Tournament. Breanne grew up skiing with the Lake Saint Louis Show Me Skiers & Arch Rivals in National competitions. She was the National Individual Swivel Champion in 2011 and has finished second five times. She also credits her success to the self discipline that she learned from the LSL Ski Team and her

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Captain Jeff Preis, Fire Fighters/ EMT’s Shelby Wilcox, Fred Hohenshell, and Mike Lumia, along with Holt DECA students Abi Corbett, Morganne Shannon, Erica Kelly, Madison Cooper, Brad Meyer, Karly Cavanaugh, and Paige Eisenhaur.

Wentzville Fire Protection District Outreach Program presents $500 donation to Holt DECA

Posted on April 15, 2014 at 8:39 am

The Wentzville Fire Protection District Community Outreach program presented a $500 donation to the Wentzville Holt High School DECA chapter. The donation was presented at the 15th annual “Spring Fling” fundraiser on March 28, which is organized by Holt DECA students.  The Fire Protection Community Outreach program consists of individual fire fighters donating their own income and time in raising funds for other community based programs and fundraisers. The “Spring

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  • Retiree brings new level of volunteering to the Wentzville School District

    Posted on April 11, 2014 at 2:05 pm

    "Mr. Allen" with a student

    On any given school day at Boone Trail Elementary, you can see him coming down the hall shortly after announcements. He looks like any other staff member heading to his classroom, smiling, greeting everyone with a cheerful good morning. He’s not any other staff member though. He’s not on the Wentzville School District payroll. He doesn’t have a required time to clock in or out, but he’s there every day,

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  • Andrews Academy in Lake Saint Louis raises over $15,000 for the American Heart Association

    Posted on April 10, 2014 at 9:53 am


    Students and teachers from Andrews Academy Lake Saint Louis recently presented a check for $15,414 to the American Heart Association. Andrews Academy, a non-for-profit independent elementary school located in Lake Saint Louis, serves children from grades Kindergarten through 6th Grade. Over the last four years Andrews Academy has raised more than $40,000 for the American Heart Association. All fund-raising at the school goes to organizations serving health related causes and

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Arbor Day Celebration planned on May 16 in Lake Saint Louis

Posted on April 15, 2014 at 8:31 am

Join the Lake Saint Louis Tree Board for the annual Arbor Day celebration on Friday, May 16 in Boulevard Park, located at 2550 Lake Saint Louis Blvd. The festivities will begin at 6:30 p.m. A tree will be planted in honor of Arbor Day. There will be an arborist on site to answer your tree questions. Sign-ups begin for the new children’s community garden located in Boulevard Park. At dark,

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  • Holt STUCO to hold annual Senior Citizens Prom

    Posted on April 10, 2014 at 10:03 am

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    The Wentzville Holt High School Student Council (STUCO) is holding their 14th annual Senior Citizens Prom on Friday, May 2nd from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at the Holt High School cafeteria. This year’s theme is ‘The Great Gatsby’ and attendees can have their pictures taken as a souvenir to take home. This free event will feature great music, lively dancing, and a delicious buffet-style dinner. Formal dress is suggested but not required.

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  • “The Music Man” coming to Wentzville!

    Posted on April 2, 2014 at 1:50 pm


    Wentzville Christian Church will present a community theater production of “The Music Man” on Friday, May 2 at 7 p.m. and on Saturday, May 3 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Admission is free and everyone is invited to attend.  Seating is first come, first served.  Doors open 30 minutes before each performance. Last year’s production of “Oklahoma” drew more than 1300 people for the three performances.  Tammy Rodenbaugh, director,

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