Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Check out how students of all ages are giving back through holiday collections and drives sponsored by their schools.
See how students and staff in the Fort Zumwalt School District are giving back this 2012 holiday season. Dardenne Elementary Westhoff Elementary Ostman Elementary Rock Creek Elementary Fort Zumwalt North Middle Fort Zumwalt North High School Fort Zumwalt East High School Fort Zumwalt South High School Information provided by Fort Zumwalt principals. Thanks for sharing! Have information or another event your student/school is participating in? Let us know about it! Send us an email at email@example.com. Tell us in the comments.
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Representatives from the store requested to withdraw the applications for the conditional use permit, site plan and rezoning for the project at the end of November.
O'Fallon residents who were looking forward to a Menards close to home will have to travel to St. Peters to shop this spring. As Patch previously reported, a developer with a contract on a piece of property south of Highway N announced plans in March 2012 to build a Menards home improvement store. Menards is a national chain that began moving into the St. Louis area last spring. The actual store would have been located in O'Fallon, but outlots would have been in the the City of Lake Saint Louis. Lake Saint Louis would also maintain Orf Road and Old Highway N, roads that would service the retail development. According to the O'Fallon Planning and Zoning Commission meeting agenda packet, representatives from the store requested to …
Monday, November 5, 2012
Vote for the fan's choice for the top softball player in the GAC.
The 2012 softball season is in the books, but it's OK to take a look back. Yes, it's time for another edition of the St. Charles County Athlete of the Week fan poll. Except this week has a twist. Instead of looking at the last week, we're looking at the entire season. This week we head to the softball field. Tell us in the poll below: Who was the top GAC softball player in 2012? MacKenzie Peter—Fort Zumwalt South: The GAC Central player of the year, Zumwalt South's MacKenzie Peter was a dominant force with the bat in 2012. Peter compiled a .474 batting average with a .545 on-base percentage and a .987 slugging percentage—all tops on the team. Her . She was tied for the conference lead in homers with seven and led the GAC Central with 35…
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 …
Monday, October 1, 2012
One driver has died after a head-on collision in a multi-car crash early Monday in St. Peters.
St. Peters Police have released the name of the man killed in a head-on collision early Monday morning. Jeffrey Conway, 27, of Florissant, was killed when his 2004 Monte Carlo crashed on Salt River Road on Monday. Conway was taken by ambulance to Barnes-Jewish St. Peters where he was pronounced dead. Police also released the names of the other drivers involved in the crash. Carol Motley, of Winfield, was the driver of the Chevy Trailblazer that was first struck in the crash. She sustained minor injuries and was released from the hospital. Gregory Tucker, of O'Fallon, was the driver of a GMC Sonoma in the crash. He was released from the hospital with minor injuries. Crystal Lake, Ill., resident Dan Ayres was the third driver in his Kia …
Thursday, September 13, 2012
St. Peters resident Laandra Fields and O'Fallon resident Judith Bronaugh were injured in a crash on Friday afternoon.
Two drivers were injured in a three-vehicle crash Friday afternoon on Interstate 70 in St. Charles County. Judith Bronaugh, 58, of O'Fallon and St. Peters resident Laandra Fields, 24, and were both taken to St. Joseph Hospital in St. Charles with minor injuries after the crash. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol , the third driver in the crash, 43-year-old Bowling Green resident Timothy Kirkman, failed to yield to slowing traffic on westbound Interstate 70 just east of Zumbehl Road. Kirkman's 2005 Dodge Ram struck the rear of Bronaugh's vehicle, which caused Bronaugh's car to strike Fields' vehicle. Kirkman's vehicle sustained minor damage in the collision, but he was uninjured in the crash. The other drivers had moderate …
Saturday, September 8, 2012
St. Peters is planning to convert the outer roads between Cave Springs and Mid Rivers Mall Drive to one-way outer roads with slip ramps. An open house is set for Sept. 18.
Residents can head to St. Peters on Sept. 18 to learn more about a plan to improve access to Interstate 70 by converting the outer roads between Cave Springs Road and Mid Rivers Mall into one-way outer roads with slip ramps. The open house will be from 4 to p.m. to 7 p.m. at St. Peters City Hall. The proposed I-70 Access Improvements Project improvements include: The plans will also look at corridor enhancements like bicycle and pedestrian facilities, wayfinding and signage, and aesthetics. With increased traffic, especially on I-70 and at its interchanges, St. Peters staff says that must look for ways to manage traffic efficiently and protect the safety and interests of everyone. “We recognize that access is a key issue along the …
Thursday, August 30, 2012
The six-mile stretch from Harvester Road to Mid Rivers Mall Drive officially opened to drivers Thursday afternoon.
Underneath the new Central School Road overpass, the ribbon was cut early Thursday to symbolically open the second phase of the Route 364 project. Officials from St. Peters, St. Charles County, the Missouri Department of Transportation and representatives of both the state and federal governments convened to celebrate the opening of the second phase of the Page Avenue Extension. Ed Hassinger, MoDOT St. Louis District Engineer, said the project was opening two months ahead of schedule and one million under budget. The newly-finished six-mile stretch from Harvester Road to Mid Rivers Mall Drive is slated to open to drivers officially sometime Thursday afternoon. Before drivers took the new Route 364, the officials celebrated the long road …
Monday, August 27, 2012
The St. Charles County Patches are looking for experts who have job search knowledge to dole out advice to readers.
It seems like almost everyone knows at least one person who's out there looking for a job these days. Whether you've just graduated college, are looking to change career paths or are struggling to re-enter the workforce after a layoff, Patch wants to help you get your questions answered. What's the proper way to format a resume? How do you write a cover letter? Where is the best place to start your search? We want to find the answers to those questions and more, but we need a little help. In the latest edition of "Ask the Patch Pro" we need experts who can answer job search and career related questions and offer advice. If you consider yourself an expert and can answer these questions and more, let us know two ways. One: You can leave a …
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Our panel of experts are waiting in the comments to answer all your questions about baking in the latest installment of Ask the Patch Pro.
A fresh-baked dessert just hits the spot, however, not everyone is a baking expert. Some people are lost in the kitchen. What's an easy thing to bake for beginners? What's a healthy snack you can bake? Regular cake vs. cupcakes—which is better? In the latest edition of "Ask the Patch Pro" we want to find the answers to those, and other, baking questions. But we needed some help. We don't have the answers to those (and your) questions, but not to worry. We've compiled a crack team of experts to help us out. Meet the experts: Got a question for our experts? Ask below!