Day: February 1, 2018

Former judge joins Armstrong Teasdale specializing in complex business litigation and governmental affairs

A former Madison County judge has joined a St. Louis law firm to specialize in complex business litigation and governmental affairs. Donald M. Flack, who served as on associate judge on the Illinois Third Judicial Circuit Court for six years, joined Clayton-based Armstrong Teasdale as a litigation partner on Thursday. “We are excited to have Don join our Litigation practice,” John Beulick, managing partner at Armstrong Teasdale, said in a statement. “His unique perspective and […]

Police identify North County shooting victim

St. Louis County Police Department has identified the homicide victim of a North County shooting which happened on Monday. The victim has been identified as Montez Hoskin Jr., 23, of Tutwiler Avenue in St. Louis. According to police, at approximately 6:15 p.m. a vehicle containing a male gunshot victim drove to the City of Bellefontaine Neighbors police station for help. The vehicle was driven and was occupied by Hoskin Jr’s friends. Officers contacted an ambulance […]

A talk with…Johnny Graham of Revel Catering

Graham deserves all credit for the success of the food at the Missouri Times Anniversary Party, curating an amazing cajun-inspired menu for party attendees to enjoy.  Eclectic and adventurous, Revel owner Johnny Graham returned home and four years ago, opened up shop to cater Jefferson City. Graham was booked solid for the first month of the 2018 session and is looking towards a very busy, very adventurous spring. “I think two things people like about […]

RELEASE: Mike Medsker announces re-election for Cass County Recorder of Deeds

Recorder of Deeds Mike Medsker has announced his bid for re-election in Cass County. Medsker has been serving as Cass County Recorder since 2011. The recorder’s office handles all land transactions in the county, marriage licenses, and state tax liens. “Since I became the Recorder of Deeds, I have focused on making sure the office is constituent-friendly,” said Medsker. “ I hold this position knowing full-well that I am here to serve the people of […]

RELEASE: Dinkins receives key endorsements as special election draws near

Republican Chris Dinkins locks down NRA, Right to Life, and the Missouri State Teachers Association ANNAPOLIS, Mo. — With the February 6th special election less than two weeks away, Chris Dinkins has secured several coveted endorsements in the final stretch of the campaign.  Dinkins recently announced she had received the exclusive endorsements of the Missouri State Teachers Association, National Rifle Association (NRA), and Missouri Right to Life in the race to replace Representative Paul Fitzwater in […]

Wagner dominant in raising campaign contributions

As the 2nd Congressional Race heats up, incumbent Rep. Ann Wagner has financial steam with over $3 million on hand. Wagner’s office which represents the 2nd District, is located right outside of St. Louis city and includes parts of Jefferson, St. Charles and St. Louis counties, announced that the congresswoman has raised $2,011,652.06 for the election cycle thus far. In addition to the election cycle money raised, Wagner also has $3,237,011.16 cash on hand. The […]

Senate filibusters the withdrawing of Greitens’ appointees

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — “Oh, what a tangled web we weave…when first we practice to deceive.” -Walter Scott, Marmion Those were the words that stood out in the mind of Sen. Bob Dixon when discussing the matter of what should be done with Governor Eric Greitens’ withdrawn appointments on Wednesday evening. Following the news that the Governor had withdrawn three of his appointments, Craig Porter, Alan T. Simpson, and John P. Scariot, to the Missouri Housing Development Commission, members of the Senate […]

Shooter suspected of gunning down one man outside South County vape shop charged with two felonies

A man suspected of opening fire at a South County vape shop has been charged with two felonies, police said Wednesday. Chance Cramer, 22, of Lindenwood Park was arrested Tuesday in the parking lot of the Concord Plaza Shopping Center and was charged Wednesday for one count of first degree assault and one count of armed criminal action. He was held on $100,000 bond As the investigation has progressed, it appears as if a disturbance began in […]

RELEASE: Armstrong Teasdale names Jill Palmquist new partner in St. Louis

Armstrong Teasdale, a law firm with offices across the United States, proudly announces the addition of Jill M. Palmquist to its partnership effective Feb. 1, 2018. “Jill is a highly skilled trusts and estates lawyer,” said John Beulick, managing partner at Armstrong Teasdale. “She is consistently a strong performer. We are proud to recognize her commitment to our clients and elevate her to partner status.” Palmquist previously focused on providing counsel to a select group […]

RELEASE: Statement from Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson on the Inaccurate Reports Regarding the FY19 Budget

(JEFFERSON CITY, MO) – On January 30, 2018, several media outlets reported on the Office of Lieutenant Governor’s FY19 budget. Many of the headlines read, “Missouri’s Lieutenant Governor Wants a Personal Driver.” All proceedings are recorded, and it is important that the information be accurately reported and perceived correctly. The Office of Lieutenant Governor asked for an additional $50,000 for the FY19 budget. The request was for additional money to be divided into two entities:  $25,000 […]