Day: December 21, 2017

Shooting upgraded to homicide in North County

A man who was shot near Spanish Lake late Wednesday died overnight at a hospital, police said. At around 8 p.m., St. Louis County Police officers from the North County Precinct responded to a call for shots fired in the 1100 block of Reale Avenue. Upon arrival, officers located Aaron Simpson, 25, suffering from gunshot wounds to the upper body lying in the street. Officers rendered aid to the victim until paramedics arrived to transport […]

St. Louis divorce lawyer disbarred after stealing clients’ money

The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday yanked the law license of a St. Louis divorce attorney who failed to file paperwork for several clients and instead kept their money. The court disbarred Dennis J. Molamphy for misappropriating client funds and violating rules of professional conduct. Molamphy had been a lawyer in Missouri and Kansas since 1978 with offices in both St. Louis and most recently Wichita, Kan. over that time. He also was disbarred by the […]

RELEASE: ATIS agrees to acquire inspection portfolio of Lerch Bates Inc.

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Company executives announced Tuesday that global consulting services firm Lerch Bates Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement with leading inspection company American Testing and Inspection Services (ATIS).  Under the agreement, Lerch Bates will divest the Elevator Inspection Portfolio of Lerch Bates Inspection Services (LBIS) its unit dedicated to government-mandated elevator inspections, in a merger with ATIS.  The merged Inspection enterprise will operate under the ATIS name, and the transaction is […]

RELEASE: Dawn Banks recognized by Continental Who’s Who

/PRNewswire/ — Dawn Banks is recognized by Continental Who’s Who as a Pinnacle Lifetime Member in the field of Transportation and Shipping Services in recognition of her role as President of Runway Pets Inc. Located in the heart of the Mount Vernon, Missouri area, a nationwide agency catering to countless airports throughout the United States, Runway Pets has worked with various airlines to make pet shipping as easy and stress-free as possible, ensuring that each client’s […]

RELEASE: Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. announces quarterly dividend

/PRNewswire/ — The Board of Directors of Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: GSBC), the holding company for Great Southern Bank, declared a $0.24 per common share dividend for the fourth quarter of the calendar year ending December 31, 2017. The dividend will be payable on January 17, 2018, to shareholders of record on January 2, 2018. This dividend represents the 112th consecutive quarterly dividend paid by the Company to common shareholders. With total assets of $4.5 […]