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Sheridan Mate

Timberland student elected as DECA State President

Posted on October 30, 2014 at 9:20 am

Timberland High School senior Sheridan Mate has been selected as the Missouri State DECA President for the 2014-15 school year. State officers were elected and installed during the Missouri DECA Fall Leadership and State Officer Election Conference held Oct. 19-20 in Lake Ozark, MO. The annual state conference was attended by more than 600 high school marketing students and their teachers. The newly elected officers were determined on the basis

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St. Charles County renews WIC Services contract

Posted on October 30, 2014 at 9:42 am

The St. Charles County Department of Community Health and the Environment has renewed its contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to continue operating the popular Women, Infants and Children program (WIC) in 2015. With approximately 2,000 clients participating each month in St. Charles County, WIC provides specific nutritious supplemental foods and nutrition education at no cost to qualifying pregnant or breastfeeding women, postpartum women, infants and

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  • Juveniles taken into custody over Drano bomb incident in Wentzville

    Posted on October 28, 2014 at 11:40 am


    On October 25, 2014 around 10:50 p.m., Wentzville Dispatch received a report of what the caller believed to be 2 or 3 shots fired in the area of Emerald Green Dr located in the Bear Creek Subdivision.  Officers responded to the area and located several plastic drink bottles which had ruptured.  It is believed the rupture was caused by a chemical reaction from within the bottles, this is commonly known

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  • Wentzville Board of Aldermen present Serco with Certificate of Recognition

    Posted on October 28, 2014 at 11:35 am

    Pictured (from left to right): Alderman Cheryl Kross (Ward 1), Alderman Linda Wright (Ward 3), Alderman Michael Rhoades (Ward 2), Wentzville Site Manager Emma Euell, Serco CEO Dan Allen and City Administrator Bob Bartolotta.

    On Oct. 21, 2014, members of Wentzville’s Board of Alderman, along with the City Administrator, presented a certificate of recognition to Serco. The recognition was presented for the continued efforts of Serco employees to give back to the local community. Since the opening of the Wentzville Serco facility, the employees have held food and coat drives; participated in the St. Jude and St. Louis Muscle Walks; organized an American Red

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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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Peine Ridge Elementary welcomes all Veterans

Posted on October 24, 2014 at 8:00 am

The students and staff of Peine Ridge Elementary in the Wentzville School District, invite all surrounding communities to join them in honoring our veterans and all those serving in the U.S.Military.  Please join them on Friday, November 7 at 1:30 p.m. at Peine Ridge Elementary. The Wentzville/LSL VFW Post 10350 will be the presenting Color Guard. They will be honoring the veterans with a video tribute, vocal salute to all

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  • Harris receives Girl Scouts highest honor

    Posted on October 16, 2014 at 10:26 am

    Gold Award

    Holt High graduate Katherine Harris has been awarded the Girl Scout Gold Award for her literacy project called “Read All You Can Read”. Harris wants to tackle child literacy in the area. She said the ability of children to succeed in school and reading at grade level, was her projects root cause. The Girls Scout Gold Award is the highest award a girl scout can receive. Harris held a social

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  • Wentzville elementary schools celebrate International Walk to School Day

    Posted on October 9, 2014 at 10:26 am

    Walk to School 2014

    Heritage Primary, Green Tree and Discovery Ridge Elementary Schools in the Wentzville School District joined schools from around the world to celebrate International Walk to School Day. More than 300 students from Green Tree walked to school from Boulevard Park Wednesday morning along with parents, teachers, staff members, and Lake Saint Louis Police Officers. At Heritage Primary, students, parents and staff walked from Fireman’s Park to their school with an

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Halo-Wing Color

Annual Halo-Wing event is a passion for Lake Saint Louis couple

Posted on October 22, 2014 at 4:51 pm

Each year when Bill Boedeker and Deborah Carrington-Boedeker stop by the Newstime office to plan their promotion for their annual “Halo-Wing” event, the pride and passion they have in making this event a success is undeniable. “Halo-Wing began in an unsuspecting way,” said Deborah. “We really never gave Halloween much thought. Our parents participated in the past, we participated each year and it was something all of us did as

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  • Holt Marching Band takes First Place at Farmington Marching Band Festival

    Posted on September 30, 2014 at 9:40 am

    Members of the Holt Marching Band

    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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  • MOVIE REVIEW – Let’s Be Cops

    Posted on August 20, 2014 at 9:34 am


    A phony cop comedy, in both senses of the phrase Let’s Be Cops – R ZERO/**** By Jason Wiese Audiences usually take the time to watch comedy to have fun and laugh. To put it simply, as I watched the buddy (fake) cop comedy Let’s Be Cops, I never laughed, nor did I have any fun. I could not wait to leave. In Let’s Be Cops, from The Girl Next

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