Day: October 18, 2017

Clayton Township Democrats discuss strategy for next election cycle

UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. — The Clayton Democrats convened Wednesday at the University City Public Library for their monthly meeting to learn more about initiatives they hope to see on the ballot in 2018. The meeting focused on several key Democratic issues, including an increase in minimum wage, campaign finance reform, a petition seeking to legalize medical marijuana in Missouri and a “right to work” repeal. Clayton Township committeeman Jimmy Loomis, who serves as a liaison between […]

RELEASE: County Executive and Department of Health urge residents to get vaccinated for Flu

ST. LOUIS — Influenza season has arrived and both County Executive Steve Stenger and the Saint Louis County Department of Public Health are urging all county residents six months of age and older to get vaccinated against the seasonal flu. To help combat seasonal illness, the Saint Louis County Department of Public Health will be hosting two flu vaccination clinics during October. “This isn’t just about protecting yourself, although that is certainly important.” said County […]

Clayton Fire Department hosts Breast Cancer Awareness BBQ

About 30 of Clayton’s finest first responders sported pink shirts and spent their off-duty time in support of the fight against breast cancer and its survivors Wednesday afternoon. During the 8th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Barbecue at the Clayton Fire Department on 10 N Bemiston Avenue, firefighter’s hosted about 600 people who lined the sidewalk to get a glimpse of life at the station, grab a bite to eat and raise awareness about breast cancer. […]

Victim identified in fatal Wildwood vehicle accident

A vehicle crash on Tuesday in Wildwood has resulted in the death of one resident and another sent to the hospital with series injuries. Lisa Kelpe, a 54-year-old resident of Wildwood was killed after a pick-up truck traveling southbound on Highway 109 struck her SUV head-on when she was traveling northbound. The identity of the pick-up driver has not been revealed by the St. Louis County Police Department but was listed as a male, 56 […]

RELEASE: Affordability and Access to Prescription Medications Take Center Stage in Selecting a Medicare Plan

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Medicare can be an alphabet soup (Part D; MA-PD; MA), but according to research released today by Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX), seniors understand the value offered by these plans, especially when it comes to prescription medications. Since the federal prescription drug plan, Medicare Part D, was first introduced more than a decade ago, it has been one of the most widely used benefits within Medicare. For 2018, the Centers […]

Richard: Not considering filing merger legislation ‘at this time’

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Social media has been abuzz with rumors that the Senate President Pro Tem intending to file legislation to merge the City of St. Louis and St. Louis County. That information came about following a tweet from Ellisville Mayor Adam Paul, who alluded to the potential filing of a bill Ron Richard is going to file #moleg legislation for @BTstl and his billionaire mega donor Rex Sinquefield. The fix is in. #pay2play […]

St. Louis County Police Association calls out county councilmember over missent text

At the St. Louis County Council meeting on Tuesday, Councilman Sam Page was called out by the County’s police union after he accidentally sent texts to the wrong person regarding a County police raise. The texts were meant for advisor Garry Earls, the county’s former chief operating officer under former St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley, but were sent to St. Louis County Director of Parks, Gary Bess, instead. Opponents said Page was making the […]

October Quarterly Filings: What we learned

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – With the October quarterly filing deadline passed, we took a look at some of the big takeaways from the filing reports, as well as a few interesting tidbits. Here’s what we found noteworthy: Greitens’ campaign and office: Close living quarters The numbers posted by Gov. Eric Greitens in the October Quarterly were interesting. According to the records filed on Monday, the Governor has spent more money in the past three months […]

RELEASE: Kenny Chesney coming to Busch Stadium on July 21, 2018

ST. LOUIS, Mo., October 18, 2017 – The St. Louis Cardinals are proud to announce four-time Country Music Association (CMA) and Academy of Country Music (ACM) Entertainer of the Year award winner Kenny Chesney will perform at Busch Stadium on Saturday, July 21, 2018.  It will be the 13th stop on his newly announced 2018 Trip Around The Sun Tour which will visit 18 major stadiums across the United States.  Tickets go on sale to […]