All children deserve a safe, comfortable place to lay their heads. Across the US, too many boys and girls go without a bed—or even a pillow—to sleep on. These children end up sleeping on couches, blankets, and even floors. This can affect their happiness and health.

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Dogs and cats of all ages, sizes and activity levels are now available at St. Charles County’s Pet Adoption Center, located at 4850 Mid Rivers Mall Drive in St. Peters. To encourage adoptions and help find loving homes for shelter pets, Division of Humane Services staff offers several Fall A…

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The clients of The Child Advocacy Center of Northeast Missouri now have a new, safe place to begin the healing process after experiencing abuse. The Child Center expanded their services and staff to help accommodate the growing abuse case numbers.

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Robert LeMaster, a senior at Christian Brothers College High School has been named the recipient of the 2020 Pachyderm Scholarship presented by the St. Charles County Pachyderm Club.

The City of Lake Saint Louis has won an award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for its financial reporting efforts. The GFOA Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting is the highest form of recognition in governmental accounting and financial rep…

Seventy high school students participated in Missouri's 58th annual Missouri Electric Youth Tour, June 16-18. Local delegates sponsored by Cuivre River Electric Cooperative were Natalie Benton, Fort Zumwalt East High School; Ella Smith, Warrenton High School; and Jaden Zelidon, Taylor Shay-J…

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Spending more time watching television, playing video games, texting friends, or browsing the internet can lead to a condition known as "computer vision eye strain." Eye strain also may be caused through intense eye use, such as while driving long distances or engaging in activities that req…

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Throughout the month of July, national nonprofit Wreaths Across America (WAA) will be featuring its annual Giving in July campaign - a month dedicated to the groups and individuals giving back in their communities while helping to share the mission to Remember, Honor and Teach.

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The Wentzville School District is proud to announce that Kamden Hill, rising senior at Timberland High School, has been selected to attend the American Legion Boys Nation. The American Legion Boys Nation is a week-long, hands-on experience where young leaders receive an education on the stru…

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Chase Bank has opened its doors in Wentzville, the first branch in the area. The branch offers personal services and welcomes customers in casual meeting spaces, emphasizing a more consultative approach. 

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Wentzville School District teachers Jennifer Hancock and Justin Wilmes have both been selected as Finalists for the 2021 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). The award is the highest recognition that a K-12 mathematics or science teacher can receive…

As we observe Memorial Day this year, Jardin du Lac Garden Club joins with the St. Charles County Veterans Museum in honoring our fallen heroes.  Paula Wepprich immediate past President of Jardin du Lac chose the museum to be the location for her President's project, a Gold Star memorial plaque.

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The Lake Saint Louis Police Department is partnering with St. Louis BicycleWorks and the Lake Saint Louis Farmers and Artists Market to take those old bicycles off your hands!  The bike drive will take place on Saturday, June 12th, 2021 from 8:00 a.m. until noon at the Lake Saint Louis Farme…

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If you have a worn or damaged U.S. flag and don't know where or how to dispose of it properly, the military veterans of St. Charles County Government are ready to help.

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On New Year's Eve, Gwen Pope found herself in an ambulance being transported to the Emergency Room at SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital - Lake Saint Louis. Within a few hours, she tested positive for COVID-19 and was admitted to the COVID-19 unit. Her caregivers tried all options, but eventuall…

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The Missouri Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Douglas J. Luetkemeyer to the office of bank President.  In this new role, Luetkemeyer will be responsible for overseeing and supporting the leadership team in the execution of strategic initiatives and ensuring the delivery of excell…

Holt High School Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) teacher Hali Hill has been selected to receive the 2021 Missouri Educators of Family and Consumer Sciences and Human Services (MoEFCS) New Teacher of the Year Award. This award is given annually to nominated educators in recognition of the…

As required by state law, the St. Charles County Assessor will mail approximately 42,500 personal property assessment forms for 2021 by March 26 to taxpayers who failed to respond to the initial January mailing. Personal property assessments must be filed with the Assessor every year. Forms …

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The Wentzville School District Board of Education has approved the hiring of Derrick Docket as the new Chief Communications Officer, effective February 1. Mr. Docket has worked for the WSD since 2018 as the Director of Marketing and replaces Mary LaPak, who has been named the new Executive D…

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Presort, Inc., owners Jeromy Fritz and Mark Schaetzel, direct-mail specialist, has purchased the building at 513 West Pearce Blvd. and will move in on Feb. 1, solidifying the company’s commitment not only to its own future but also that of the community.

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Timberland High School freshman, Kaya McNurlen has been selected to the violin section of the Missouri All-State Orchestra. In January, over 230 string players across the state auditioned virtually for this honor and only 79 were selected. For her performance, McNurlen was appointed 12th vio…

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As a state-registered provider of the COVID-19 vaccine, the St. Charles County Department of Public Health (DPH) has begun vaccination distribution pursuant to the State’s vaccination plan. In Dec. 2020, the State authorized vaccination of those in Phase 1A; on Jan. 14, the state authorized …

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Exciting new amenities are coming in 2021 to Riverside Landing, located at 600 Kampville Drive in St. Charles along the Mississippi River. Purchased in March 2018 by the St. Charles County Parks and Recreation Department, the 7.73-acre park will be developed into a unique outdoor recreation …

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Holt senior Ethan Dunsworth has been selected by the WSD Board of Education as the District nominee for the John T. Belcher Scholarship. The Missouri School Board Association (MSBA) and Future Builders established the statewide scholarship program in the memory of Mr. Belcher who was instrum…

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The 12th Annual Christmas Wonderland, sponsored by First Step Back Home, was held COVID Style this year on a relatively warm winter day (54 degrees and sunny) in the parking lot at the United Methodist Church in Wentzville Saturday December 19, 2020.

The nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) is offering 21 tips to keep families safe and warm when the power goes out and freezing temperatures arrive.

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The Lake Saint Louis Police Department is sponsoring a blood drive in honor of Anna Dennis on Wednesday, December 16th from 2:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Lake Saint Louis Civic Center Council Chambers, 200 Civic Center Drive.

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To ensure the safety of all during the COVID-19 pandemic, the St. Charles County Parks and Recreation Department has announced the cancellation of the 2020 Christmas Candlelight Walks at The Historic Daniel Boone Home and holiday tours at The Daniel Boone Hays Home in Defiance. The events we…