O’Fallon hosts National Blood Donor Drive, Jan. 13

o help local blood banks maintain adequate supplies this winter, O’Fallon will host a National Volunteer Donor Month Blood Drive on Friday, Jan. 13, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the O’Fallon Municipal Centre [City Hall], 100 North Main Street.

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Ladue wears down Francis Howell to win MICDS championship

It had all of the makings of a classic championship battle when sixth-seeded Ladue and fourth-seeded Francis Howell squared off in the Mary Institute Holiday Invitational title game on Thursday at MICDS. For the first 16 minutes, the two clubs traded big shot after big shot and run after run. But in the second half, the bigger and more athletic Rams simply overpowered and wore down the smallish Vikings, and Ladue captured the tournament championship with a dominating 76-56 victory. Ladue (7-2), which beat Parkway South (77-66)  in Wednesday’s semifinal round, got the upper hand early thanks to a 11-3 ...

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Farewell

Thomas Sowell

Even the best things come to an end. After enjoying a quarter of a century of writing this column for Creators Syndicate, I have decided to stop.

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