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The Wentzville School District is pleased to announce that a total of 130 students have earned Advanced Placement (AP) Scholar Awards based on their outstanding performance on Advanced Placement exams this year. Six of those AP Scholars have received the highest distinction, the National AP …

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My column this week is about an individual (and Lake Saint Louis resident) who was instrumental in so many projects and developments seen in Lake Saint Louis over the last twenty one years. He wasn't an elected person- you never saw him on a ballot, but he has helped so many of us mayors, ma…

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On December 26, at approximately 7:30 a.m., an attempted robbery occurred in the 1900 block of Wentzville Parkway. A female victim noticed a group of four individuals while sitting in her vehicle in the parking lot. She was then approached by one of the subjects asking her for directions. Th…

2020 has been a year like no other for most of us in Lake Saint Louis, as well as the rest of the Country.  The year started off like any other, economy going great, but when March hit the bottom fell out with the  COVID-19 virus, shutting down most of our stores, restaurants, and many other…

Recently, members of Immanuel Women In Mission and the Advent by Candlelight committee presented a check for $1700 to the St. Vincent de Paul food pantry.  Due to Covid 19 the 16th annual Advent by Candlelight program was canceled, but donations were accepted from the Immanuel congregation a…

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Santa arrived early at Newstime and The Lincoln County Journal this year. 

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When approaching an individual with a mental illness, how the police officer handles the situation can determine if the result ends in a positive interaction.

Well another 'Spirit of the Season' Christmas Parade under our belts! It was fabulous. Thank you to all parade participants. YOU ALL were outstanding! 

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Missouri state parks and historic sites remain open, including day-use areas, lodging, campgrounds, boat ramps and trails, and will continue to operate under normal off-season hours. However, beginning this week, Missouri State Parks will temporarily close indoor spaces, including visitor ce…

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Wentzville School District teachers Amy Bielke and Rebekah Messick have both been selected as Finalists for the 2020 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 for…

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The Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services (DHSS) and Missouri National Guard will perform drive-through testing to determine current COVID-19 infection on Dec. 10 and 11 on the parking lot of the Family Arena, 2002 Arena Parkway in St. Charles. The tests are free and open to al…

Two Wentzville School District educators have received a 2020 Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award, joining an elite group of teachers from across the St. Louis region. Rene Wilson, second grade teacher at Journey Elementary and Lauren Farrelly, French teacher at Liberty High School, have be…

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On Nov. 24, the first of nearly 350,000 real estate and personal property tax bills for 2020 will be mailed by Michelle McBride, St. Charles County Collector of Revenue. Bills are already available to view online at StCharlesMoCollector.org.

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Late last week, Wentzville launched an updated website with a slightly new address — www.wentzvillemo.GOV . A .GOV domain name assures visitors that they are accessing an official government site. The .GOV change also provides an added level of security as eligibility is limited to qualified…

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The 12th Annual Christmas Wonderland event hosted by First Step Back Home, Inc. will be offered Covid-style this year.  A drive-through event has been planned for the 120 homeless and working poor families expected to participate on Saturday, December 19, 2020 at Wentzville United Methodist …

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2020 Liberty graduate Sarah Burke is the recipient of the Gateway YMCA Ray Sonnenberg Sr. Youth of the Year Award, given to the YMCA volunteers who exhibit its core values of caring, honesty, respect, responsibility and faith. Burke has been participating in the Chesterfield YMCA Community T…

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Ten Wentzville School District students have been named recipients of the 2020 Glory of Missouri Award by State Representatives Bryan Spencer and Justin Hill. The Glory of Missouri Awards were created to recognize students who display virtuous qualities both as students and as citizens. Each…

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The WSD is proud to announce that Ethan Dunsworth from Holt High School, Maddison Foster and Abby Manner from Timberland High School, and Andrew Sante from Liberty High School have all been selected as Semifinalists in the 65th Annual National Merit Scholarship Program. In addition, Ruth-Ann…

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The Lake Saint Louis Community Association is preparing for their upcoming dredge. Hydraulic dredging is scheduled in Dauphine Cove no less than every seven years, per LSLCA By-Laws. Magruder Construction has been awarded the dredging bid for Dauphine Cove and Regatta Bay. Magruder is curren…

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The Lake St. Louis Police Officer's Association is going to deliver food to less fortunate families again this Thanksgiving. The food items will include a fully prepared meal (turkey and all the fixings) purchased from a local business! They will also be sponsoring local school children agai…

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The City of Wentzville and its contractor will be closing Veterans Memorial Parkway (the I-70 south outer road) between South Point Prairie Road and Schaper Road beginning on Nov. 2 for approximately seven months. This closure is required for the construction of the retaining wall along Vete…

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Halloween is only a couple of weeks away, and I have had some residents ask "What is the City of Lake Saint Louis doing about Halloween? Are they canceling it and not allowing Trick or Treating?" The short answer is "No, we're not canceling or disallowing Trick or Treating", or other get-tog…

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Twenty years after its inception and nearly 260,000 coats later, the Warnersí Warm-up Coat Drive has become a dependable resource for impoverished men, women and children in the Bi-State.  The Lake Saint Louis Police Department is proud to team up with the Kurt Warner First Things First Foun…

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The Wentzville School District officially opened the doors to Journey Elementary School, the District's 13th elementary school, with a socially-distanced ribbon cutting ceremony on August 19. The new building is nearly 105,000 square feet and it is one of the largest elementary schools built…

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The Wentzville School District Board of Education has approved naming the District’s fourth high school, currently under construction at the corner of North Point Prairie Road and West Meyer Road in Wentzville, North Point High School. Dr. Amanda Shelmire, who has been named the school princ…

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Moody’s Investors Service has released its Annual Issuer Comment Report for the Wentzville School District. In the report, Moody’s maintains an Aa2 rating on the District’s outstanding general obligation debt, one of the highest ratings for any school district in Missouri.