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Hazelwood West Grad is MVP at Delta and wins the Home Run Derby
Thirty of the area’s elite high school baseball players recently hit the field at Busch Stadium to compete in the Delta Dental High School All-Star Baseball Game. The “All-Star Green Team,” coached by former St. Louis Cardinals alum, Kerry Robinson, came back from a 5-1 deficit to win the game into extra innings. The “All-Star Blue Team,” coached by fellow Cardinals alum, Scott Cooper, won in the bottom of the 10th inning with a walk-off single. The final score was 6 -5. The game represented the fifth consecutive win by the “All-Star Blue Team.”
(Special to the Independent News)
Berkeley’s celebrated band of urban farmers know exactly what to do with the mountain of compost being donated to them by Schnucks, the area’s largest grocer. “It comes in real handy,” said Richard Austin, 79, of Berkeley. “We haven’t had anything like this compost before. It will really help the garden. This ground hasn’t been worked on in quite some time.”
Ferguson Commission Co-Chairs Rev. Starsky Wilson and Rich McClure have commended Governor Jay Nixon on signing Senate Bill 5 into law, as well as the Missouri Legislature for their bi-partisan efforts to move swiftly on municipal court and governance reform.
On Monday, July 13, Barnes & Noble will host an all-day book fair to support The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis (The Rep) from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at its store at Ladue Crossing, 8871 Ladue Road.
The next full Ferguson Commission meeting will be held at the Emerson YMCA, 3390 Pershall Road. Before that meeting, working groups are conducting meetings to help finalize their calls to action and research into separation of powers in municipal courts, transportation and job creation efforts, among other topics.
Florissant Police Department Cracking Down on Drunk Drivers
The Florissant Police will be joining efforts with statewide law enforcement July 3-5, 2015 for an aggressive “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” crackdown which will include high-visibility enforcement throughout the St. Louis area.« Previous Entries Next Entries »