Port’s bid for third U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur title ends with loss in Round of 32

The quest for a third consecutive U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur title ended early for Ellen Port. Susan West, 50, of Tuscaloosa, Ala., won two matches, including a win over last year’s runner-up, to advance to the quarterfinals and stroke-play medalist and two-time defending champion Port, 52, of St. Louis, was ousted Tuesday (Sept. 16) at the 2014 U.S. Senior Women’s ...

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Educator making a difference

Peabody Energy created the Leaders in Education program to honor education professionals – from teachers and coaches to librarians and counselors – who are making a profound impact by inspiring, guiding, teaching and leading their students. Honorees are selected throughout the school year by a committee of top educators and business leaders and each earns a $1,000 award. Among the ...

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Desir’s first season with Cleveland requires his trademark perseverance

His first season in a Cleveland Browns uniform hasn’t started well for former Lindenwood University and Francis Howell Central player Pierre Desir. Picked up as a fourth round draft pick, Desir became the first Lindenwood football player taken in the NFL Draft. Cleveland’s scouts liked Desir’s size at 6-foot-1 and 198 pounds. They also liked his athleticism. Desir won the ...

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Massa’s offers a trio of locations for good food and fun – of course!

Reputation. It’s central to a restaurant’s success, especially those restaurants that operate multiple locations. Massa’s, Of Course! is such an operation. Its stellar reputation has allowed the brand to flourish from Ballwin to its two St. Charles locations at Winghaven and New Town. “Good people, good food and atmosphere is what keeps brining people back, – no matter where they ...

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St. Peters postpones e-cigarette vote

St. Peters may pass its own bill banning the purchase and possession of electronic cigarettes by minors smoking, but consideration of that bill has been postponed to the Board of Aldermen’s meeting on Sept. 25. The draft bill was on the board’s work session and regular session on Sept. 11, but Barclay asked that action be delayed because the Missouri ...

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County seeks space shortage solution

There are signs that some St. Charles County government offices may be running out of room for storing data and evidence in criminal cases, training employees and dealing with emergencies. Jennifer George, the county’s assistant director of administration, said those signs include using three semi-truck trailers for evidence storage behind the Sheriff’s Department’s offices off T.R. Hughes Drive in O’Fallon. ...

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Legislature overrides some vetoes, leaves majority of tax-cut bills in place

The Missouri State Legislature voted to override Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto of several key bills and approximately 47 budget line items during the Wednesday, Sept. 10 annual veto session. Some of the bills included the special interest tax cut bills. The governor had vetoed more than 30 bills and more than 100 budget items, which according to Sen. Tom Dempsey ...

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News Briefs: DWI enforcement up in September

O’FALLON Development Block Grant hearing scheduled The city of O’Fallon will conduct a public hearing at 9 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 19, concerning the Fiscal Year 2015 Annual Plan for the O’Fallon Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. The hearing will be held at the Developmental Disabilities Resource Board office, 1025 Country Club Road in St. Charles. For more information, ...

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Parkway schools raising funds for a cure

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is the world’s largest voluntary nonprofit health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research and providing education and patient services. This year, nine schools in the Parkway School District participated in the society’s School and Youth campaign, raising an outstanding $7,365. More than 4,000 Parkway students participated. The effort was led by the following schools/employees ...

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