Friday, March 8, 2013
Thyme Out Cafe is planning a closeout sale on Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. Meanwhile, another Cottleville business is closing less than six months after opening.
Thyme Out Cafe in Cottleville announced plans to close their doors March 3 after six years of business. The restaurant, located at 5212 Highway N, announced their plans for the future on Facebook: After six great years we will be closing our doors after Saturday night (due to family issues). I want to thank the people who have been there for us as amazing clients and friends over the years. You are the reason we had such a tough time making this decision. We love and thank you all....Blessings Who knows where or when an opportunity may present itself again....stay tuned. Thyme Out Cafe is planning a closeout sale on Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. Miscellaneous items will be for sale including dishes, decor, tables, chair, a convection oven …
Monday, February 11, 2013
Chocolate bar sells truffles, ice cream, coffee and specialty cocktails in hopes of attracting crowds throughout the year.
Wander into VanBuskirk Artisanal Chocolate Bar in Cottleville, and most patrons will find something they are in the mood for. From chocolates and coffee to beer and wine to ice cream and soda, Conor VanBuskirk has created a venue that caters to each of his interests. VanBuskirk owns three Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate shops in Florissant and St. Charles County. After years of selling chocolate dipped strawberries and turtles to suburban masses, VanBuskirk wanted to do something more creative. “My food interests are more exotic,” he said. “I started experimenting with lemongrass and curry and all of those things my customers are not open to, but I knew there was a market for it.” VanBuskirk set out to open a shop that would focus on …
Friday, January 25, 2013
St. Peters resident Nancy O'Donnell, 53, was sentenced to one year and one day in prison for her embezzlement of donor funds.
Nancy O’Donnell, the former treasurer for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul conference at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Cottleville, was sentenced to one year and one day in prison for embezzlement of donor funds. O’Donnell was also ordered to pay $209,000 in restitution, $192,000 of which has already been paid. O'Donnell, 53, of St. Peters, pleaded guilty to one felony count of mail fraud before United States District Judge John A. Ross in October. Mail fraud carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and/or fines up to $250,000. As former treasurer, admitted on Wednesday to setting up a false bank account to take donations intended for the charity for her own personal use. O'Donnell told the court she created a second bank account…
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
A trivia event is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 3 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Mark's Sports Bar and Grill, 4270 North Service Road, St. Peters.
A local family is working together to help children in St. Charles County who suffer with cancer. Austin's Angels, a local non-profit, is hosting a trivia benefit this weekend. The non-profit began as family and friends came together earlier this year to support a 6-year-old Cottleville boy who suffers from a brain tumor. Austin Burns was diagnosed with Anaplastic Ependymoma, a grade three tumor, just after his first birthday. He is now under hospice care and attends SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center for occupational and speech therapy. Austin's uncle, Randy Dean, said the family started Austin's Angels seven months ago, in hopes the donations will help him and other families in the same type of situation. The group set up a …
Thursday, October 25, 2012
St. Peters resident Nancy O'Donnell, 53, pled guilty to one felony count of mail fraud after admitting to setting up a fake bank account to use money donated to the charity for herself.
A former treasurer for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul conference at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Cottleville admitted on Wednesday to setting up a false bank account, intended for the charity, for her own personal use. St. Peters resident Nancy O'Donnell, 53, pled guilty to one felony count of mail fraud before United States District Judge John A. Ross on Wednesday. Mail fraud carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and/or fines up to $250,000. O'Donnell admitted to creating a second bank account for the society in April 2006. However, the account was created without the knowledge, or permission, of the Society's Board of Directors. O'Donnell gave herself sole access to the account and used her personal address as the business…
Friday, October 19, 2012
Aiden Lurtz will lead a team in the Free to Breathe St. Louis Lung Cancer 5K Walk on Sunday, Oct. 28.
When sixth grader Aiden Lurtz, of Cottleville, found out his grandpa Stu had lung cancer last spring, he formed a plan to help him and others who suffer from the disease. “I thought, well maybe I should support lung cancer and people who have it and raise awareness,” he said. Aiden got to work researching on the Internet and soon learned that not all the right medicine was available to help lung cancer patients. So he started searching for ways to raise money to change that. Aiden discovered Free to Breathe St. Louis and with the help of his parents, he formed Team Grandpa Stu with 14 family and friends from Cottleville and O’Fallon. Free to Breathe St. Louis is a 5K walk that encourages the community to come together and raise awareness…
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Rick's Roadside Market in Cottleville hosts a fundraiser to benefit Barnes Jewish and Progress West Our Field of Dreams Foundation on Sept. 28 from 5-10 p.m.
Monday, July 30, 2012
The first annual peach festival in St. Charles County brings 33 varieties of Missouri peaches to market while inviting local coaches and leaders of youth organizations to raise money
Friday, June 15, 2012
Austin's Angels will be outside of O'Fallon's Walmart on Friday selling T-shirts and stickers to benefit children with Anaplastic Ependymoma.
A local family is working together to help a 5-year-old Cottleville boy who suffers from a brain tumor. Austin Burns was diagnosed with Anaplastic Ependymoma, a grade three tumor, just after his first birthday. He is now under hospice care and attends SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center for occupational and speech therapy. "There's only one person who can stop this, and that's God himself," Austin's uncle, Randy Dean, said as he stood outside of O'Fallon's Walmart on Highway K Thursday afternoon. Dean said the family started Austin's Angels three months ago in hopes the donations will help him and other families in the same type of situation. The group's tent outside of Walmart offers Austin's Angels T-Shirts and baseball hats …
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
The shop announces plans to open a new store in Cottleville, MO.
One of Florissant’s favorite traditions has announced its plans to expand itself westward. Old Town Donuts announced recently, via its Facebook page, that it would be opening a new shop in Cottleville, MO at 3941 Mid Rivers Mall Dr. According to the post, the store will be serving the same doughnuts and flavors as in its Florissant location. “Same award-winning bakers. Same award-winning recipes. New location,” the post stated. The news has residents both in and out of Florissant clamoring for the new spot. “Very excited! I moved from Florissant to St. Peters last year. Now I can have my fall Pumpkin donuts again :),” Kristen Bergan Manning wrote. “I grew up in Florissant, and grew up on Old Town Donuts,” John Flynn wrote. “It's one of my …