Home >> News (page 132)

News

St. Peters youth found, reunited with family

The St. Peters Police Department has located Tiy Salazar (a.k.a. Tiy Robinson) who went missing on July 8. TIy has been reunited with his family. St. Peters Police thank the public for their assistance with this case.   Email this page

Read More »

City benefits from Eagle Scout project

On June 20, Zach Nauman brought his Eagle Scout project to completion when he presented two log benches to the city of Weldon Spring. Nauman, a member of Boy Scout Troop 353, built the benches over a two-month period with the help of several other Scouts and adults. The project took approximately 70 hours to complete. Today, the benches are ...

Read More »

County emergency communication system expected to come online by fall

St. Charles County officials now hope to have an improved radio communications system for emergency providers up and running in several months. Jennifer George, the county’s director of policy, said the county expects to phase in the operations of the system with individual police departments and providers starting in September.  The county has not yet announced a date when the ...

Read More »

Top-level positions change hands in county emergency services

Christopher Fay, Lake Saint Louis Fire Protection District Christopher Fay, the new fire chief for Lake Saint Louis, started his 22-year firefighting career as a volunteer for the fire service. Fay had been studying to be a graphic designer and only worked for the department on a summer break. In 1997, he was hired on as a full-time firefighter for ...

Read More »

Blunt promises support for Boehner in plan to sue president

U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) says he will support House Speaker John Boehner’s (R-Ohio) plans to sue President Barack Obama. The basis of the lawsuit would address the issue of compelling the president to follow his oath of office and faithfully execute the laws of the country. Speaker Boehner announced his plans for a lawsuit in a memo to his ...

Read More »

O’Fallon seeks to address problems with ‘false alarms’

Crying wolf in O’Fallon, even accidentally, may soon become a bad idea for business owners and residents. At a work session on June 26, the O’Fallon City Council listened to a presentation from Police Department Capt. John Neske regarding the fiscal and manpower impact on the city caused by responding to false security alarms in 2013. Neske said the police ...

Read More »

Lake Saint Louis community honors Marine wounded in Afghanistan

It was just another day in Marine Capt. Timothy “Matt” Cooper’s life of military service as he led his patrol on a mission in Afghanistan in November of 2009. That was until he stepped on an IED (improvised explosive device), exploding his world and so seriously injuring him that he would never be the same. In the years since, Cooper ...

Read More »

Lake Saint Louis Council passes budget for new fiscal year

Major stormwater and road improvements, new ball field lights at Founders Park, and as much as a 3 percent pay increase for city employees are major features of the new annual budget for Lake Saint Louis. But a cloud remains over the city’s budget thanks to uncertainty about the status and impact of state legislation, now vetoed, that could cut ...

Read More »

Local governments concerned that tax break bills could live again

Local municipalities and St. Charles County government officials remain worried that legislation passed by the Missouri General Assembly and recently vetoed by Governor Jay Nixon could take a significant bite out of their sales tax revenue. For now, one city has put its concern into a resolution that its Board of Aldermen may vote on in early August. And another ...

Read More »

St. Charles County to offer hiring help for veterans

St. Charles County government will be helping out veterans with the adoption of new employment practices. The County Council approved an ordinance at their June 30 meeting that the hope will establish an “employee-friendly environment” for veterans working for the county. The ordinance puts in place new approaches to support veterans the county has hired and plans to hire. County ...

Read More »
X