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Chloe Layton

Wentzville student crowned Miss Pre-teen United States

Posted on April 17, 2015 at 10:49 am

Eleven year old Heritage Elementary student, Chloe Layton, was just crowned Miss Missouri Pre-Teen United States. The competition took place at Theatre Lawrence in Lawrence, Kansas the weekend of March 20th. There, Chloe competed against other talented young ladies from the state of Missouri aged 10-12 years old. The competition consisted of interview, personal introduction, sportswear modeling and eveningwear. The Miss Pre-Teen United States Pageant is a “non-glitz” pageant that

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The Wentzville School District announces Support Staff Employees of the Year

Posted on April 16, 2015 at 10:19 am

The Wentzville School District is proud to recognize all of the hard working support staff employees who go above and beyond for our students and our District. It is the support staff employees who drive our buses, prepare the food, clean our schools, and do scores of other jobs that help support the educational efforts of the District. Our support staff employees often labor behind the scenes, but their hard

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  • Driver injured after crashing into St. Charles restaurant

    Posted on April 15, 2015 at 8:45 am

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    One person suffered moderate injuries after losing control of his vehicle and crashing into a restaurant bar just after 10 p.m. last night. The driver of a Ford Mustang was the only person injured in the single vehicle crash that left a huge hole in the back side of the “Field Box 2” located at 3721 Mexico Road in western St. Charles City. The business was open and occupied at

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  • Mayor of Wentzville releases statement on lawsuit settlement

    Posted on April 14, 2015 at 8:40 am

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    I, as Mayor of the City of Wentzville, wish to ensure open communication and transparency within our government. Due to concerns that rumors and misinformation have been spread regarding the settlement of a recent lawsuit, I wish to share the following: In April 2014, the then-current Chief of Police for the City of Wentzville filed a lawsuit against the City of Wentzville, its Mayor, one current Alderman, one former Alderman,

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Dustin Gray signs National Letter of Intent

Posted on February 13, 2015 at 9:41 am

Timberland High School senior Dustin Gray has signed a National Letter of Intent to wrestle for the West Virginia University Mountaineers. Dustin was joined by his mother Angela, father Darren, and sisters Dominique and Danielle, as well as head coach Matt Collum for the signing at Timberland High School. Gray is a three-time Fargo All-American, and has placed at the state level three times. He plans to study pre-med at

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Abigail Preckel

Timberland junior named winner of Congressional Art Competition

Posted on April 9, 2015 at 9:52 am

Timberland junior Abigail Preckel has been chosen as the winner from the 3rd District in the Congressional Art Competition.  Abigail’s pastel painting on sandpaper titled “My Self” features a young girl’s portrait contrasted against a dark yellow background.  Her work will be displayed along with other winners from congressional districts around the country in the Cannon Tunnel at the U.S. Capitol.  Abigail, whose art teacher is Crystal Wing, will have

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  • Annual event raises money for Wentzville organization

    Posted on April 9, 2015 at 8:48 am

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    The St. Charles County Mayors’ Charity Ball, which was held on March 14, raised record donations. In all, more than $80,000 was raised. Proceeds from the event were awarded to six local nonprofit organizations – including one right here in Wentzville. LINC, or Love in the Name of Christ Inc., was the recipient of $19,800 raised during the annual event. LINC serves disadvantaged families in St. Charles, Lincoln and Warren

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  • Coldwell Banker Gundaker’s St. Charles County / Bluestone Office raises $20,000 for Ronald McDonald House Charities® of St. Louis

    Posted on April 3, 2015 at 2:03 pm

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    Coldwell Banker Gundaker’s St. Charles County / Bluestone office raised $20,000 to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of St. Louis by hosting its Ninth Annual Trivia Night, Raffle and Auction. More than 400 participants tested their knowledge by answering mind-bending questions. In addition, many items were auctioned as well as several raffles throughout the evening. “We’re thrilled that our associates, employees and friends came out to support such a great

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Lake Saint Louis announces movie and concert series

Posted on April 9, 2015 at 10:50 am

The Lake Saint Louis Parks and Recreation Department have announced their schedule for their annual Movies and Concerts in the Park series. Grab your lawn chairs and blankets and head out and enjoy these family-fun events. The Movies in the Park series will kick off on Friday, June 12 with “Free Birds” (Rated PG). “Frozen” (Rated PG) will play on Friday, July 17, and “Lego Movie” (Rated PG) will play

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  • O’Fallon’s new Victorian Festival celebrates 19th Century culture and Lincoln’s legacy

    Posted on March 27, 2015 at 8:10 am

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    Celebrating an era when Britain’s Queen Victoria reigned, women wore lavishly decorated bonnets and gentlemen wore top hats, the Victorian Festival will be held from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in Fort Zumwalt Park, 1000 Jessup Drive in O’Fallon, Missouri 63366. The new festival features free admission, free parking and free activities, with food trucks providing food and beverages for purchase. Activities include a Victorian Hat Contest, a Mustache Contest

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  • Celebrate Earth Day on April 25 at Broemmelsiek Park with nature, exercise and free electronics recycling

    Posted on March 25, 2015 at 3:03 pm

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    The world will recognize the 45th Anniversary of Earth Day this year, celebrating the theme “It’s Our Turn To Lead” and encouraging activities that protect or preserve the environment through efficient use of resources. To extend that leadership initiative to St. Charles County, the Division of Environmental Health and Protection will partner with the Department of Parks and Recreation to observe Earth Day locally on Saturday, April 25, with a

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