Day: April 13, 2018

Eric Vickers, one of the region’s most prominent civil rights lawyers and activists passes away

Eric Vickers, one of the City of St. Louis’ most well-known lawyers and activists passed away at the age of 65 from pancreatic cancer on Friday, leaving behind a legacy of a man who took part in prolific battles in which he combated racism and bigotry within the area. According to the Riverfront Times, Vickers was born during  Feb. 16, 1953 at Peoples Hospital, an all-black hospital in St. Louis because his mother refused to have […]

Judge won’t rule on defense’s motion to dismiss Greitens felony case this weekend

St. Louis Circuit Judge Rex Burlison has decided not to rule on a motion to dismiss the felony invasion of privacy felony indictment against embattled Missouri Governor Eric Greitens this weekend. Burlison’s decision came a day after the defense team accused St. Louis City Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner of withholding evidence and “gross misconduct and incompetence” and reintroduced a motion to dismiss the case. Defense attorney Jim Martin accused Gardner on Thursday of not providing the defense […]

RELEASE: Tax Cut Appreciation Rally

Noon to 1pm Saturday Aloe Plaza (the park across Market from the Central Post Office at 18th and Market St) St Louis Republican Central Committee will host a Tax Day Rally opposite the Central Post Office (the point of last dropoff for folks’ taxes) on this Saturday, April 14th.  We chose this Saturday (as opposed to the official last tax day, next Tuesday) because Saturday is a National GOP Day of Action. All who have […]

RELEASE: Hostess Brands, Inc. Names Andrew Callahan as President and Chief Executive Officer

Appoints Veteran Executive with Over 23 Years of Branded Consumer Packaged Goods Experience KANSAS CITY, Mo.–(BUSINESS WIRE) Hostess Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWNK, TWNKW) (the “Company”), today announced that its Board of Directors has named consumer packaged goods executive Andrew “Andy” Callahan as the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer, effective May 7, 2018. He will replace C. Dean Metropoulos, the Company’s Executive Chairman, who has been serving in the expanded role of interim President and […]

Clayton Times Profile: Tim Pounds, general manager of John P. Fields, Clayton’s hockey bar

Hockey fans are a breed unlike any other. For hockey fans it’s more than just a game. It’s a passion. That passion deserves a home and there’s one right here in Clayton. Hockey season may be over in the Gateway City, but fans still have an elite hockey bar to catch a glimpse of the playoffs, even if the Blues aren’t playing for the Stanley Cup this year. The inside of John P. Fields, located […]

RELEASE: Edgewell Personal Care Company To Webcast A Discussion Of Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2018 Results On May 3, 2018

ST. LOUIS, April 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Edgewell Personal Care Company [NYSE: EPC], will report its financial results for the second quarter fiscal year 2018 before the market opens May 3, 2018. Edgewell will discuss its results during an investor conference call that will be webcast on May 3, 2018, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The call will be hosted by Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman of the Board David Hatfield and Chief Financial Officer Rod Little. All interested parties […]

House committee to extend its investigation, Legislature will seek special session

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The work of the Missouri House committee tasked with investigating Gov. Eric Greitens is far from finished, it seems. In a press conference held Wednesday evening, just an hour after releasing the committee report, House Speaker Todd Richardson said that the committee would expand its investigation before making any recommendations about whether to pursue the impeachment of the embattled Republican governor. “To that end, the Special Investigative Committee on Oversight voted […]

RELEASE: Chesterfield Hockey Association announces push to raise final $2 million to begin construction of new Chesterfield Valley hockey facility

CHESTERFIELD, Mo. /PRNewswire/ — Construction of a new, state-of-the-art ice hockey and multi-sport ice facility planned for Chesterfield Valley in St Louis, Missouri, is planning ground breaking this fall. Chesterfield Hockey Association (“CHA”), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, who will own and manage the site, is now raising the final $2 million (of a total $22.5 million project cost) needed to begin construction. This new facility will replace the Hardees IcePlex, a three-sheet ice facility that was […]

RELEASE: Blunt, McCaskill honor University of Central Missouri women’s basketball team for NCAA Division II National Title

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate passed a resolution Thursday introduced by Missouri U.S. Senators Roy Blunt and Claire McCaskill commending the University of Central Missouri women’s basketball team on their NCAA Division II National Tournament title. “The Central Missouri Jennies took on the undefeated, defending champions with unparalleled drive, securing a breakaway lead that carried them to victory in the NCAA Division II national championship,” said Blunt. “All Missourians should be proud of the outstanding performance […]

POLICE: Webster Groves officer assaulted during traffic stop

At approximately 8:15 p.m. on April 12, 2018, two officers with the Webster Groves Police Department were conducting patrol in the Ivory Crockett Park, located at 800 Bell, due to recent citizen concerns about criminal activity in the park. During their patrol, they located a suspicious vehicle. The officers walked up to the vehicle and contacted the front passenger during a narcotics-related investigation. Furthering their investigation, one officer removed and handcuffed the subject from the […]