Home >> News (page 2)

News

Proclamation names St. Charles County stream for Archer Alexander

A little bit of local history received some recognition on a hot afternoon when Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft presented a proclamation to St. Charles County officials designating a small creek in O’Fallon in honor for a former slave. Ashcroft issued the proclamation designating the small stream as Archer Alexander Creek. The creek flows into Dardenne Creek. Archer Alexander was a slave who lived in St. Charles County during the Civil War, during which he warned Union soldiers about a sabotaged bridge and told authorities about ammunition hidden on a farm along the creek. After the war, Alexander’s likeness was ...

Read More »

Country Creek Drive work now scheduled for June 28

Country Creek Drive is scheduled to close to traffic at the Jungermann Road intersection on Thursday, June 28, 2018, for up to 24 hours beginning at 8 a.m. The closure is needed for construction of a sanitary sewer line as part of the ongoing Jungermann Road Bridge Replacement project.

Read More »
X