Greater St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce upcoming events

The Women’s Coffee Club Business to Business Group of the Greater St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce holds a networking meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 28. The Chamber also holds its first 2017 FUSE learning and networking event on Monday, Jan. 19 from 2:30-6 p.m. at the Foundry Art Centre, 520 N. Main St. in St. Charles.

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Thomas Sowell – The ‘Diversity’ Fraud

Thomas Sowell

Nothing so epitomizes the politically correct gullibility of our times as the magic word "diversity." The wonders of diversity are proclaimed from the media, extolled in the academy and confirmed in the august chambers of the Supreme Court of the United States. But have you ever seen one speck of hard evidence to support the lofty claims?

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Sowell retires his column but not his work

Thomas Sowell, an economist, social theorist, political philosopher, author and national columnist – and a mainstay in Mid Rivers Newsmagazine since its beginning – won’t be writing his column anymore.

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Bulletin Board

Santa’s helpers Third- and fourth-grade students at the Academy of the Sacred Heart recently got into the Christmas spirit by becoming Santa’s helpers and working with the nonprofit support agency of the same name. Fourth-graders traveled to “Santa’s warehouse” to wrap presents, stuff stockings, decorate boxes and make candy bags. Third-graders collected hundreds of toys for Santa’s helpers by organizing ...

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O’Fallon Approves Cobblestone Creek development

At its Dec. 8 City Council meeting, O'Fallon's mayor and Councilmembers unanimously approved a petition for voluntary annexation and a zoning change from R-1/single-family residential to R-1/Planned Unit Development for Cobblestone Creek.

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Pedestrian, 83, struck at O’Fallon Walmart, dies

On Dec. 14, around 2:50 p.m., O’Fallon Police were alerted to a pedestrian struck by a vehicle backing out of a parking space on the Walmart parking lot at 1307 Hwy. K. According to O’Fallon Police, the pedestrian, an 83-year-old Patricia Dunn of O’Fallon, succumbed to her injuries and died. The investigation is in its preliminary state, so police will ...

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