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North County Incorporated (NCI) has announced its annual Business Development, Community Development, Elmer Belsha Leadership, Excellence in Partnership, Public Service, Special Recognition, and Sustaining Our Community award recipients. The 2015 award recipients will be honored at NCI’s 38th Annual Breakfast on Friday, May 29, 7:30-9:30 a.m. at the Renaissance St. Louis Airport Hotel.
By Jim Wieners
The battle between the last two Class Four Girls Track & Field State Champions aiming to be the first to win in Class Five, in the first year as a Five-Class sport, has begun April 11 in Wentzville at Timberland High School.
Ferguson Residents Elect Three New City Council Members
30 % Voter Turnout Praised by Officials
Ferguson residents headed to the polls on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 and elected three new City Council members. The election drew a 30-percent voter turnout, more than double the typical turnout for an April election from the 12,738 registered voters in the City of Ferguson. Those voters elected two African-American candidates, giving the City Council three African-American members for the first time in its 120-year history.
Schneider Wins Big For Mayor in Florissant McCourt wins in Black Jack;
Bond Issue in Ferguson-Florissant, Hazelwood Sales Tax Win Big
By Bob Lindsey
Tuesday’s elections saw the re-election of Mayor Tom Schneider in Florissant, Norm McCourt in Black Jack, two African-Americans winning Ferguson city council seats, and big majorities for a bond issue in Ferguson-Florissant and a sales tax in the City of Hazelwood.
By Jim Wieners
Beginning this Spring High School Track And Field Championships will compete in Five Classes with three of the largest, Three-Five, competing in the same week with 24 districts May 16, 12 Sectionals May 23 and the State Championships held May 29-30 at Lincoln University’s Dwight T. Reed Stadium, Jefferson City.
A statement from Ferguson Commission
Co-Chairs Rev. Starsky Wilson and Rich McClure
We commend House Speaker John Diehl for his leadership today regarding the House’s swift engagement with Senate Bill 5 on municipal court reform. We are appreciative of Senator Eric Schmitt and the Senate for sending the bill to the House for consideration. We commend Speaker Diehl for being an advocate for strong municipal court reform as well as reform on municipal revenue structure. The House proposal is a solid step in the right direction.« Previous Entries Next Entries »