Day: December 7, 2017

A retrospective on the 30-year career of the 55th Governor of the State of Missouri, Jay Nixon: Part 4

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 […]

Anderson talks trash at Springfield city council trash talk

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Springfield City Council is considering passing a measure in 2018 to divide Springfield into 12 different trash hauling districts, which has been met with opposition by business owners, residents, and political leaders who say the plan limits choice. “Where else will the city decide we need to start restricting choice?” Rep. Sonya Anderson wrote in a recent op-ed. “We already see the heavy hand of government reaching in to meddle with our […]

Developers hoping to renovate former Katie’s Pizza Cafe building

The former home of the Katie’s Pizza Cafe in Clayton could have a new look next year. 6611 Clayton Partners LLC is planning $625,000 in renovations to turn the former home of the popular pizza joint at 6611 Clayton Road into space for retail and offices. The renovations, according to plans filed with the city of Clayton Plan Commission, will include a new plumbing system and flooring. Additionally, the new plans call for a new awning […]

RELEASE: Husch Blackwell elects 18 to partnership

Husch Blackwell announced Wednesday that 18 attorneys have been elected to the firm’s partnership, effective January 1, 2018. “Our new partners reflect our firm’s commitment to recruiting and advancing exceptional talent,” said Maurice Watson, Husch Blackwell’s Chairman. “They have subject-matter and industry sector expertise along with extraordinary commitment to client service that our clients expect from us. We are proud of their accomplishments and welcome them to the partnership.” Members of Husch Blackwell’s 2018 partner […]

RELEASE: Connectria to deliver on-demand cloud connectivity

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Connectria, a global cloud service provider and founder of the No Jerks Allowed® movement, today announced it will be delivering global, on-demand cloud connectivity for rapid network provisioning on behalf of its customers. With customers in over 35 countries, Connectria provides expert managed cloud services for private clouds within its own data centers as well as partner’s public clouds such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure.  As Connectria enables cloud […]

RELEASE: Mom365 releases the most popular baby names of 2017

SAINT CHARLES, Mo., Dec. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Millions of babies were born in the U.S. over the past year, each one unique and precious. While every baby is special, many will share a first name. As 2017 comes to a close, Mom365 is uncovering which names were parents’ favorites this year. The most popular baby names overall for the past year were: Emma Liam Noah Olivia Ava The most popular baby girl names in 2017 were: Emma Olivia Ava […]

RELEASE: UFC to make its debut in St. Louis in January

LAS VEGAS — UFC debuts in St. Louis with a thrilling card featuring top contenders and surging prospects. UFC FIGHT NIGHT® take places Sunday, Jan. 14 at Scottrade Center and will be broadcast on FS1. In a featherweight bout guaranteed to deliver fireworks, No.8-ranked Jeremy Stephens battles No.12 Dooho Choi. Known for his aggressive style and heavy hands, Stephens (26-14, fighting out of San Diego, Calif.) recently took home Fight of the Night honors for […]