Day: December 6, 2017

RELEASE: Ameren Illinois Customers to Benefit from Electric Rate Decrease

Ameren Illinois Customers to Benefit from Electric Rate Decrease COLLINSVILLE, Ill., Dec. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — For the second consecutive year, Ameren Illinois residential customers will benefit from a decrease in their electric rates. Under Ameren Illinois’ plan, which was approved today by the Illinois Commerce Commission, the typical residential customer will save approximately $1.70 per month on their electric bill beginning in January 2018. “We made a commitment to our customers and state regulators to […]

RELEASE: Still Time To Sign Up For Allwell From Home State Health Plan During The 2018 Medicare Enrollment Period

CHESTERFIELD, Mo., Dec. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The annual open enrollment period for Medicare beneficiaries ends this week, on December 7, 2017. Home State offers Medicare Advantage products, branded as Allwell from Home State Health. The new plan will be effective January 1, 2018. Allwell will be providing plans and coverage for residents in the following counties:Barry, Cass, Christian, Clay, Greene, Jackson, Jasper, Lawrence, Newton and Platte. Medicare is a government health insurance program for people […]

Missouri Fraternal Order of Police endorses Roorda in Jefferson County’s county executive race

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Former state representative Jeff Roorda is now able to put the first notch on his belt in his mission to become the next county executive for Jefferson County. Last week, Roorda received his first endorsement in the race, which came from the Missouri Fraternal Order of Police. The organization, with more than 7,000 members statewide, endorsed him at their trustees’ meeting. Roorda currently serves as the business manager for the St. […]

Arnold Police Department offer update on Police Officer Ryan O’Connor’s condition

Arnold Police Department has offered an update on Officer Ryan O’Connor who was shot on Tuesday. The shooting is being investigated by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department. The criminal investigation remains active and information about the investigation will be released by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department if and when they deem appropriate. According to police, Arnold Officer O’Connor is in critical but stable condition. At this point, the medical staff has relayed to the family […]

RELEASE: Gov. Greitens sends tweet in support of President Trump’s Jerusalem decision

Today, Governor Eric Greitens spoke with Vice President Mike Pence regarding the decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Following the conversation, he tweeted: Just spoke to @VP to express my congratulations and gratitude to he and @POTUS for their bold, historic decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. — Eric Greitens (@EricGreitens) December 6, 2017

A Retrospective On The 30-Year Career Of The 55th Governor Of The State Of Missouri, Jay Nixon: Part 3

Over the past couple weeks, our publisher Scott Faughn spent nearly 8 hours with Governor Nixon discussing every aspect of his career from growing up in DeSoto, to the State Senate, as Attorney General, and his time in the Governor’s Mansion. More Missourians cast their votes to elect Jay Nixon as Governor of Missouri than anyone in state history. In the final part of our series, Governor Nixon shared his views on the events of […]

Plans for updated Shaw Park Ice Rink to be heard at Plan Commission meeting

The Shaw Park Ice Rink could soon be getting an updated look, according to plans filed with the City of Clayton last month. In a proposal submitted to the planning development services on Nov. 20, the Clayton Parks & Recreation Department is proposing a new multi-use facility project that replaces the existing ice rink and facility with a new NHL-regulation size ice rink and facility that would address the needs of both the ice skating and tennis seasons. […]

RELEASE: Datix’s team expands to revolutionize software consulting

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Datix concludes a successful year with some exciting team announcements. The premier enterprise software consulting firm based in St. Louis has made some recent promotions and hires and is proud to welcome Jay Epperson on the team as Vice President of Delivery. Epperson worked for several years at Versa-Tags as Director of Information Technology and Finance and most recently as Director of Operations. While there, he experienced the quality work of Datix firsthand. […]

RELEASE: Peabody honors global leadership in clean coal technologies

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Peabody on Tuesday recognized innovation in clean coal technologies among leading examples of coal-fueled generating plants from the United States, China, Japan and India with their Fourth Annual Peabody Global Clean Coal Leadership Awards. Presented at Power-Gen International 2017 in Las Vegas, the awards recognize the cleanest coal plants in the world and shine a light on the tremendous environmental progress being made to improve emissions through greater use of technology. “Coal remains […]

RELEASE: Yadier Molina kicks off mega charity event in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Yadier Molina, catcher of the St. Louis Cardinals and captain of the 2017 Puerto Rico National Baseball Team, is hosting the second edition of Yadier Molina Home Run Derby & Celebrity Softball Game set for Saturday, December 9 at San Juan’s Hiram Bithorn Stadium. This fun-filled charity event benefitting Foundation 4, a nonprofit organization founded by Yadier and his wife Wanda Torres in 2010, will help raise hurricane relief aid […]