Local man charged with Boxing Day bank robbery

Timothy Alan Denning, 32, of the first block of St. Timothy Drive in St. Peters, has been arrested and charged in connection with a bank robbery that took place on Dec. 26 at approximately 8:45 a.m. at The Bank of Old Monroe, 401 TR Hughes Blvd.

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Seeking O’Fallon actors

Auditions for the O’FallonTheatreWorks’ drama, “Bill W. and Dr. Bob,” will begin at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 11, at the O’Fallon Municipal Centre (City Hall), 100 North Main Street. The cast calls for adults ranging in age from 18 to 45. Crew members are also needed to help build the set and stage the production, which will be performed on March 20-22 and 27-29. The true story offers compelling roles for both men and women, and it begins in 1929 with the stock market crash. New York stockbroker William Wilson crashed with it, becoming an incurable drunk. Or so ...

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Thomas Sowell – Who’s Responsible?

Thomas Sowell

The cold-blooded murder of two New York City policemen as they sat in their car is not only an outrage but also a wake-up call. It shows, in the most painful way, the high cost of having demagogues, politicians, mobs and the media constantly taking cheap shots at the police. Those cheap shots are in fact very expensive shots, not only to the police themselves but to the whole society. Someone once said that civilization is a thin crust over a volcano. The police are part of that thin crust. We have seen before our own eyes, first in Ferguson, ...

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