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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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Crider Merger

Crider and Pathways merge

Posted on August 29, 2014 at 8:00 am

Two exceptional organizations become even better as Crider Health Center and Pathways Community Behavioral Healthcare announce that the two Missouri nonprofit organizations will merge. The merger allows these premier health care agencies to strengthen services to the most vulnerable people across the state by combining resources in order to expand and continually improve critical behavioral, dental and physical health services. In total, the agencies plan to initially serve an estimate

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  • Wentzville’s Heartland Park takes shape

    Posted on August 27, 2014 at 8:21 am

    Turf for the new fields being laid at the park.

    Heartland Park, Wentzville’s newest 50-acre park in the heart of town is coming together nicely! The park is in the City’s dynamic commercial area at 100 W.M. Dierberg Drive, just off Wentzville Parkway (behind Dierbergs), and presents exciting expansion opportunities for the City’s Parks and Recreation amenities. Full development plans include four dual-purpose sports fields that will provide children soccer and football fields for games and practices. Phase one includes

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  • St. Charles County and St. Charles Community College break new ground for park

    Posted on August 22, 2014 at 2:29 pm

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    Together, the St. Charles County Parks and Recreation Department and St. Charles Community College have broken new ground to make way for College Meadows Park, an 80-acre park development situated on the campus of the college, located at 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive, in Cottleville. “Together, we’re breaking new ground to offer the community something different and unique on the undeveloped college property,” said Parks Director Bettie Yahn-Kramer. Conveniently located,

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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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Lifestyles

Cassidy Bray

Teen draws truckers to church

Posted on August 27, 2014 at 8:19 am

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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  • Jedi Guys place first at Missouri State Fair

    Posted on August 22, 2014 at 2:18 pm

    Left to Right: Joshua Trocio, Karla Allsberry, Jenika Hazelbaker, Kent Allsberry, Grant Allsberry, Greg Allsberry, Jethro Trocio.

    The Jedi Guys competed at the Missouri State Fair Show Me Robotics Tournament on August 10. They built and programmed a Lego EV 3 robot that scored 303 points. The team also placed second in education and outreach. Greg and Karla Allsberry coached the team. Ken Kerpash mentors the team with mechanical design. The Jedi Guys are sponsored by Toyota Cares Bodine, INC., the Allsberry Law Firm, Coose Title and

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  • Girl Scout recruitment events in Wentzville School District

    Posted on August 18, 2014 at 8:00 am

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              What is a dream that you can’t wait to achieve? To be the lead singer in a band, be a spy on a mission or to be the star of your own story? At Girl Scouts, we can’t wait to make that dream come true. Girls and adults looking to join Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri are invited to attend these upcoming recruitment events: Thursday,

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The Choral Arts Singers

Choral Arts singing opportunities nearing

Posted on August 29, 2014 at 8:30 am

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 agatschenberger@gmail.com .  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

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    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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  • MOVIE REVIEW – Let’s Be Cops

    Posted on August 20, 2014 at 9:34 am

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    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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