Day: September 11, 2017

More talks about road improvements and ice facilities on the agenda for the St. Louis County Council

The St. Louis County Council on Tuesday is scheduled to discuss legislation that seeks to upgrade a popular road in Clayton and the potential construction of an ice rink in Creve Coeur Memorial Park. The bill from Councilman Pat Dolan, who represents the 5th District, which includes Clayton, seeks to provide professional engineering and land surveying services to various improvements to Hanley Road from Dale to Manchester. The engineering contract for the roadways would be […]

Saint Louis Art Fair’s Emerging Artists Program helps artists break into the industry

Every year during the second week of September, the Saint Louis Art Fair brings veteran artists to the City of Clayton, but the fair also helps new artists have an opportunity to break into the industry. The fair offers upcoming artists a chance to join the Emerging Artists Program, which allows artists to jumpstart their careers by learning more about selling, pricing and displaying their work, and abiding by copyright laws. Additionally, the program offers […]

Questions about Capitol security appropriation could be answered in upcoming Budget hearing

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – With veto session just days away, all eyes are on the Missouri General Assembly, waiting to see just what might be taken up by the legislators. Many wonder whether the legislature will try to find a new solution to HCB 3, an attempt to sweep funds to shore up and prevent in-home care cuts to 8,000 senior citizens, disabled and veterans, or perhaps take disciplinary action against Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal or […]

Human remains found along banks of river in South County Park

On September 4, 2017 at approximately 7:35 PM, St. Louis County Police Department officers from the South County Precinct responded to the area of the 2700 block of Finestown Avenue, within Bee Tree County Park, for a report of possible found human remains. Officers arrived on scene and contacted the reporting parties who were hiking along the western banks of the Mississippi River, when they located a shoe. Closer inspection of the shoe revealed what […]

The Stars Align for Cat Lovers; Purina and PetSmart Team Up to Help Consumers ‘Save a Fortune’

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Trying to read the mind of a finicky cat is frustrating, especially when it comes to food preferences. To help consumers save time and money on purchasing quality products cats want, Purina and PetSmart are teaming up to launch the “Save a Fortune” promotion. For the Save a Fortune promotional event, now through October 1, 2017, when shoppers spend $40 on participating Purina cat products, including Friskies cat food, […]

Ameren responds to request for assistance in anticipation of Hurricane Irma’s landfall

Company releasing 500 employees and contractors to assist Florida ST. LOUIS, Sept. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Ameren joined energy companies from across the Midwest this week on mutual assistance calls administered by Edison Electric Institute (EEI). This comes at the request of Duke Energy as they prepare for widespread damage and power outages and the state of Florida braces for Hurricane Irma’s landfall. Ameren has released approximately 500 workers ranging from linemen, tree trimmers and substation electricians […]