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Franklin County Authorities Conduct Sex Offender Check

June 16, 2017
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Earlier this week, law enforcement entities in Franklin County conducted a county wide compliance check for sex offenders living in the county. There are currently 277 sex offenders who reside in Franklin County.  On Tuesday and Wednesday, the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, in a collaborative effort with Union Police, Washington Police, Pacific Police, Sullivan...

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East Central College Extends President’s Contract And Approves Budget For New Fiscal Year

June 16, 2017
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East Central College Extends President’s Contract And Approves Budget For New Fiscal Year

The East Central College Board of Trustees has voted unanimously to award a contract extension to college president Dr. Jon Bauer. The extension will run through June 30, 2020 with any change in salary commensurate with raises provided to all employees in fiscal years 2019 and 2020. Bauer recently completed his fifth year as...

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NECAC Recognized For Housing Work

June 16, 2017
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NECAC Recognized For Housing Work

A local community action agency has received another award for its housing efforts. The United States Department of Agriculture is recognizing the North East Community Action Corporation for overseeing a loan program that helps people buy a home.  NECAC began processing 502 program loans in 2015. Earlier this year, the agency was authorized by...

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Wentzville Elementary School Recognized Nationally

June 16, 2017
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Wentzville Elementary School Recognized Nationally

Discovery Ridge Elementary in the Wentzville School District (DRE) has received the 2017 Character.org Promising Practice in Character Education Award for both its Random Acts of Kindness Challenge and the school’s annual Discovery Days week. Character.org sponsors the annual program to showcase innovative best practices that are having a positive impact on students and...

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‘Tourist Attraction’ Entries Sought for St. Peters Cultural Arts Centre

June 15, 2017
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‘Tourist Attraction’ Entries Sought for St. Peters Cultural Arts Centre

Show off your unique perspective on a special place—take part in the “Tourist Attraction” All Media Art Show and Competition at St. Peters Cultural Arts Centre. All artists, amateur and professional, youth and adult, may take part in this show running at the Cultural Arts Centre from Aug. 24-Oct. 15, 2017. All submitted work...

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United Services Proposes New Lake St. Louis Children’s Museum

June 14, 2017
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United Services Proposes New Lake St. Louis Children’s Museum

United Services for Children has partnered with the City of Lake Saint Louis and New York-based Cohen Equities to lay the groundwork for a possible new children’s museum. Cohen Equities, owner of The Meadows at Lake Saint Louis, has offered to give United Services for Children three acres in the retail center, located east...

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Public Hearing Scheduled Regarding O’Fallon Sewer Rates

June 13, 2017
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Public Hearing Scheduled Regarding O’Fallon Sewer Rates

The City of O’Fallon, Missouri, will conduct a Public Hearing from 4 – 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at the O’Fallon Municipal Centre (City Hall), 100 North Main Street, O’Fallon, Missouri 63366, concerning proposed changes to the City’s sewer rates and fees. The hearing will be held in the Multi-Purpose Room on...

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St. Louis Man Dies In Head-On Collision In St. Charles County

June 13, 2017
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St. Louis Man Dies In Head-On Collision In St. Charles County

A St. Louis man was killed and four O’Fallon residents were seriously injured in a head-on crash on Highway 94 in St. Charles County, Monday. The Missouri Highway Patrol reports that the driver of one vehicle, 21 year old Anthony Skalas of St. Louis, was killed in the accident. The driver of the second...

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East Central College Receives Grant For AEL Program

June 13, 2017
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East Central College Receives Grant For AEL Program

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded the East Central College Foundation, working on behalf of the ECC Adult Education and Literacy Program, an $8,000 grant to support its mission in 2017. This local grant award is part of more than $7.5 million in grants awarded to nearly 900 schools, nonprofits and organizations across the...

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City-wide Yard Sale in Wright City June 24

June 12, 2017
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City-wide Yard Sale in Wright City June 24

The City of Wright City is sponsoring a city-wide yard sale Saturday, June 24th. A listing of the yard sale sites will be posted at the city’s website wrightcity.org beginning June 19th.

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