Day: February 5, 2018

RELEASE: Cardinals to host 2018 Fantasy Camp at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, NY

Coming off two successful Fantasy Camps in Jupiter, Fla., the St. Louis Cardinals announced today that they will be returning to Cooperstown, N.Y. in 2018 to host a Fantasy Camp at Doubleday Field from June 21-24, the second time they have hosted a camp at the historic baseball field near the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. Presented by Heartland Coca-Cola Bottling Company, the four-day camp gives fans the opportunity to play alongside former […]

Retired Clayton teacher to present research into the history of Clayton’s African-American community

The national celebration of Black History Month is a time to honor the contributions of African-Americans to the nation’s history. As part of the month-long celebration, Donna Rogers-Beard will present her research into the history of Clayton’s African-American community as part of the Clayton Century Foundation’s History Lecture at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Center of Clayton. A retired educator, Rogers-Beard taught Social Studies in the region since the late 1960’s and began her work […]

Eigel talks tax cuts on This Week in Missouri Politics

By Alisha Shurr, Missouri Times Sen. Bill Eigel talks his favorite topic Sunday on This Week in Missouri Politics: tax cuts. “I think the Senate is going to make good on the Governor’s promise of a bold tax plan,” Eigel told Scott Faughn. And he wasn’t referring to the tax cut plan that Gov. Eric Greitens was touting around Missouri this last week. “Well, first of all, we have worked very hard this week, and […]

RELEASE: alt-J coming to Peabody Opera House

February 5, 2018 (LOS ANGELES, CA) — alt-J announces a headlining tour of North America starting on April 7 at the Fillmore Auditorium in Denver, CO. The tour includes festival stops at Coachella, Bonnaroo, Firefly and Mountain Jam. A show at Forest Hills Stadium in Queens, NY will mark the largest venue the band has headlined in North America. That show will also feature a surround speaker system, using immersive hyperrealism technology, to envelope the […]

RELEASE: Willie Nelson brings tour to Peabody Opera House

St. Louis, MO – February 5, 2018- Country music legend, Willie Nelson, is bringing “Willie Nelson & Family” produced by NS2 to Peabody Opera House on Wednesday, April 18 at 7:30 p.m. St. Louis is one of the new dates added to Nelson’s current tour. With a six-decade career and 200 plus albums, this iconic Texan is the creative genius behind the historic recordings of Crazy, Red Headed Stranger, and Stardust. Willie Nelson has earned […]

Page attacks Stenger in letter

Councilman Sam Page released a letter late last week attacking the county executive for targeting certain county council members who didn’t vote his way and ending support for previously agreed upon projects. In a recent letter obtained by KMOX, Page accused Stenger with attempting to oust Councilman Ernie Trakas from his position, issuing budgetary diversions to slice the council’s funding, and ending support for projects that he originally agreed on with certain council members once they […]

Senate does not confirm MHDC appointees, but questions still remain

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – “I think what you saw today was the Senate stand up for the Senate,” Sen. Rob Schaaf said. “And you saw the Governor run away from the battlefield and leave his three soldiers behind to die.” Schaaf’s description of the events of Thursday morning in the Missouri Senate provides an insight into the ongoing power struggle between the legislature’s upper chamber and the second floor, home to the executive branch’s head. […]

2018 preview of St. Louis County politics

It’s a busy world in St. Louis County politics, whether it’s some members of the County Council having an ongoing feud with the executive branch of the county, some veteran members opting out of re-election, or the upcoming County Executive race — 2018 is sure to have some surprises in store. A taste of what’s to come It’s not a secret that some members of the St. Louis County Council like Sam Page and Hazel […]

Man charged with murder in St. Louis home invasion

A 19-year-old man has been charged with murder in the home invasion that killed another 37-year-old man and left his younger relative critically injured in October, St. Louis County police said Sunday. Lopez Watson-Simms, of the 5500 block of Cabanne Avenue in St. Louis, also faces one count of assault, one count of burglary and three counts of armed criminal action, according to charges issued by the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. Police are still […]

RELEASE: Justin Timberlake announces tour stop at Scottrade Center

Following the release of his highly anticipated album Man of the Woods and his epic Pepsi Super Bowl LII Halftime Show performance, Justin Timberlake has announced a second leg of North American dates due to sell out shows, including a stop at the Scottrade Center. In addition to second shows already announced in 10 North American cities, Timberlake will add a new fall leg with an additional 31 new shows across the U.S. and Canada […]