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Rick Steigerwald Wins Run-off Election to Retain His Seat
In a special runoff election for the Black Jack City Council. incumbent Rick Steigerwald retained his council seat with a 117-43 majority over challenger Veronica Patton in the Aug.5th special election.
Says State Senators Schaaf, Emery, Kraus are Blocking Progress in Missouri
Florissant Mayor Thomas P. Schneider, who alreadly requested that Gov. Nixon call a special legislative session to pass a 2-cent state gas tax increase, is urging all candidates for governor in 2016 to support the gas tax increase. Such an increase is needed to avoid forfeiting hundreds of millions of dollars in federal matching funds for Missouri transportation. Without this financing the state’s roads will deteriorate and its bridges will collapse.
Thursday, July 30
Blood Pressure Clinic at St. Catherine Retirement Community, 3350 St. Catherine Street, at 10:15 a.m. RSVP at 314-838-3877.
Healing prayer service at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 751 N. Jefferson Street, at 7 p.m. for victims of abuse. Archbishop Robert Carlson will preside. Open to all. Sponsored by the Office of Child and Youth Protection, the Safe Environment Program and the Office of Sacred Worship. For information, contact Carol Brescia, Assistance Coordinator, at 314-378-3627 or email@example.com.
By Jim Wieners
High School Sports for the 2015-16 school year begins Monday, Aug. 3, with the first day of fall practices and end Saturday, June 4, 2016, with state championship games for Baseball and Girls Soccer.
Ferguson-Florissant School District Offers Free Preschool, Head Start, Child Care Centers and Parents as Teachers
The Ferguson-Florissant School District is partnering with Head Start to offer residents five full day weekly preschool classes for 3- & 4-year-olds. Head Start income and employment based eligibility is necessary. Classes are held at McCluer South-Berkeley High School and Griffith Elementary School. Both programs are open 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For additional information call 314-595-3910.
Bellefontaine Neighbors Mayor Robert Doerr, and Bellefontaine Neighbors recently appointed Lt. Commander Jeremy Ihler to the position of Chief of Police for the city of Bellefontaine Neighbors. Ihler replaces Chief Robert Pruett, who retired after 51 years in law enforcement.« Previous Entries Next Entries »