Marquette Homecoming Court

   Marquette Catholic High School Homecoming Court: Marquette in Alton recently crowned the Homecoming King and Queen. The Homecoming Court is shown here. Front row: Chris Angleton, Nathan Siener, Riley Bamper, Matt Buchheit, Danny Holtz, King Alex Begnel, and Jacob Fischer Back row: Kate Holtz, Madi Murray, Queen Ellie Dixon, Rachel Pohlman, Emily Feuerstein, Peyton Orban, and Claire Snider.    Siener, Buchheit, Murray, Pohlman and Feuerstein are from Florissant.

Marquette Catholic High School Homecoming Court: Marquette in Alton recently crowned the Homecoming King and Queen. The Homecoming Court is shown here. Front row: Chris Angleton, Nathan Siener, Riley Bamper, Matt Buchheit, Danny Holtz, King Alex Begnel, and Jacob Fischer Back row: Kate Holtz, Madi Murray, Queen Ellie Dixon, Rachel Pohlman, Emily Feuerstein, Peyton Orban, and Claire Snider.
Siener, Buchheit, Murray, Pohlman and Feuerstein are from Florissant.

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Memorial Mass at the Shrine, Fitting for Rosemary Davison

A large crowd of family and friends turned out for the memorial mass for Rosemary Davison at St. Ferdinand Shrine on Saturday, Oct. 18 Msgr. Mark Ullrich, one of the four priests concelebrating the mass, said the location was a fitting one. Davison loved history, he said, and worked tirelessly to preserve historical structures like the shrine.

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Award-Winning Children’s Author Shares Journey from St. Louis to ‘Humphreyville’

Children’s author Betty Birney speaks with third graders at Lawson Elementary in the Hazelwood School District. Birney, who is originally from Affton, Mo., is the author of the Humphrey book series.

Children’s author Betty Birney speaks with third graders at Lawson Elementary in the Hazelwood School District. Birney, who is originally from Affton, Mo., is the author of the Humphrey book series.

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Black Jack Announces Dates For Tree Limb Pickup in City

This is the schedule and information concerning the annual Fall tree limb pick-up for the residents of the City of Black Jack.

WEEK 1: Only along both sides of Arterial Roads (Old Halls Ferry, Old Jamestown & Parker) starting Monday, Oct 27. WEEK 1 is the only week that Old Halls Ferry, Old Jamestown and Parker will be picked up

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Alzheimer’s Association Care & Conquer Education Series Nov. 15 at Detrick Center

In honor of National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, the Alzheimer’s Association is pleased to be hosting the 4th Annual Care & Conquer Education Series in November. The series is the region’s premier education event for people affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. This educational event will provide education and the latest information on early detection and diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease, as well as resources and support for caregivers.

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Allied Waste Service Offers Yard Waste Fee Collection Program to Hazelwood Residents

Pick-up service fees results of Levy Failure

(Special to the Independent News)

Allied Waste Service is prepared to pick-up leaves for Hazelwood residents by offering them a yard waste collection program for a rate $8.21 per month over a three-month period, Allied can collect grass clippings, leaves, branches, bushes and other yard waste for local citizens.

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