O’Fallon Veterans Day Ceremony

With a bright blue sky, full sunshine and a light breeze, O’Fallon honored and remembered its soldiers, sailors and other military members on Veterans Day at Veterans Memorial Walk, just south of Interstate 70. Mayor Bill Hennessy welcomed everyone in attendance, Jim Mueller served as Master of Ceremonies and Rev. Mitch Doyen of Assumption Parish delivered the invocation and benediction. Homeschool Students of Troy and Lake St. Louis recited the Pledge of Allegiance and Troy Classical Conversations Homeschool student Crowner Beck performed our national anthem and “God Bless America” on acoustic guitar. Fort Zumwalt West High School student Katherine A. ...

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St. Charles Community College Women’s soccer wins third straight Region 16 championship

The St. Charles Community College [SCC] Women’s Soccer team advanced to the Region XVI Championship game for the fourth consecutive year and, for the third time in a row, walked away Region XVI champions. SCC defeated Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods on Friday, Oct. 28, in a game that went into double-overtime and was settled on penalty kicks to advance to the region championship.  This was only the fourth game of the year that Sam Garvilla, SCC goalie, and the SCC defense allowed more than one goal. Maple Woods struck first on a 40-yard shot that was held up in the ...

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Club Fitness Heroes Weekend; free workouts for Military, First Responders Nov. 11-13

Club Fitness salutes all military and first responders with Club Fitness Heroes Weekend, offering all-gym access to veterans, active military, police, EMT and firefighters at all 23 locations over Veterans Day weekend, Nov. 11-13. Heroes Weekend participants simply need to check in and show their ID cards at the front desk. They are able to check in any time the club is staffed starting at 8 a.m. on Nov. 11, 12 and 13. “We wanted to honor the dedicated people who protect and serve our country, so we’d like to invite them into our gyms to enjoy all of our equipment and ...

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Fort Zumwalt South, Francis Howell North give state tournament St. Charles County presence

  A definite St. Charles County presence will be visible on the field, and in the stands when the Class 3 and Class 4 state soccer tournament commences this weekend at Soccer Park in Fenton. Fort Zumwalt South, thanks to a riveting 2-1 double overtime victory over Ladue in a Class 3 quarterfinal will look for a state title berth in a semifinal matchup against Summit on Friday at 6 p.m. Zumwalt South (21-5-1) will be making its second final four appearance in three years and the Bulldogs are definitely glad to be back in that position. “It’s an amazing ...

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Central County Trivia Night collects $20,000 for meals delivered to homebound senior citizens

Over the past six years, Central County Fire & Rescue [CCFR] firefighters and St. Peters elected officials have hosted a trivia night. To date, it has raised more than $100,000 to provide meals to local homebound senior citizens. This year’s event, on Oct. 14, raised a record-breaking $20,616.43. A check recognizing the donation was presented at a special ceremony at the St. Peters Senior Center on Nov. 3. Mayor Len Pagano, members of the Board of Aldermen, CCFR officials and firefighters, Mid-East Area Agency on Aging (MEAAA) leadership and some local senior citizens who receive the meals attended. CCFR’s Community ...

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