Day: September 1, 2017

Clayton road improvements on the schedule for St. Louis County Council meeting

The St. Louis County Council on Tuesday is scheduled to hear legislation that seeks to upgrade a popular road in Clayton. Councilman Pat Dolan, who represents the 5th district, which includes Clayton, will request a bill that would seek a contract with Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc. for $255,000 to improve Hanley Road from Dale to Manchester. The improvements would include professional engineering and land surveying services for the design and various improvements to […]

Cardinals to produce Spanish radio broadcasts for remaining home games

ST. LOUIS, Mo., August 30, 2017 – The St. Louis Cardinals have announced they will produce 13 Spanish language radio broadcasts for the team’s remaining home games this season as part of the club’s continuing effort to better reach the team’s rapidly growing Spanish-speaking fan base. The club will produce the broadcasts in cooperation with KFNS 590 “The Fan” and La Ke Buena Spanish to provide game play-by-play from announcer Polo Ascencio and color commentary […]

Dear Mr. Danforth, your self-righteous turkey call politics are their own brand of divisive

Well, it’s been about 24 months, and that means the Cardinals are due for a new closer and, of course, John Danforth is due for a sanctimonious diatribe on the Republican Party. It’s been about that long since Danforth teamed up with Tony Messenger at the Post-Dispatch to launch an unfair, vicious, and holier-than-thou personal slander of John Hancock. Right on schedule, this week, he partnered with another conservative bastion, The Washington Post, to attack […]

Bank Robbery in the Affton Southwest Precinct

On August 24, 2017 at approximately 1:12 PM, St. Louis County Police officers from the Affton Southwest Precinct responded to 8930 Gravois Road, to the PNC Bank, for a call for a robbery. The investigation has revealed that a suspect entered the business and approached the teller. The suspect implied a weapon and took an undisclosed amount of money from the register. He fled the scene on foot. The suspect is described as a white […]

Missouri increasing life-saving assistance efforts in response to Hurricane Harvey

Gov. Greitens praises response efforts of Missouri firefighters, emergency medical, National Guardsmen and emergency managers  JEFFERSON CITY – The assistance Missouri first responders are providing to survivors of Hurricane Harvey has significantly increased in the last 24 hours. Wednesday evening 56 Missourians representing 18 different fire and ambulance departments deployed to Texas to assist with swift water rescue operations, in response to an Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC) request from the state of Texas. “I […]