Author: Clayton Times

Schnucks launches companywide fundraising effort to support military heroes and their families

St. Louis-based Schnucks Markets is inviting its customers to join them in supporting families of fallen and disabled service members for the next few months. Beginning Wednesday at checkout lines in all 100 of the company’s Midwest stores, Schnucks customers offered the option to “round up” their purchase to the nearest dollar. Customers who prefer self-checkout can donate up to $5. It’s all part of the Schnucks’ campaign to benefit the Folds of Honor Foundation, […]

Clayton Plan Commission tables vote on initial approval for Azdick Field renovation

PHOTO: An artist’s rendering of the proposed updates to Adzick Field at Shaw Park in Clayton. The Clayton Plan Commission and Architectural Review Board decided Monday to table a vote on whether to award approval to a local architecture company for the Adzick Field project renovation. St. Louis-based Bond Architects pitched an alteration and exterior renovation of Clayton High School’s Adzick Field that would transform the 195,000 square-foot site into a multi-use facility replete with synthetic turf and additional updates […]

Clayton Township Democrat voters endorse five candidates in federal and state races

With more than 20 Democrats running for office in nine federal, state and local seats, the Clayton Township Democrats announced they have endorsed at least five candidates. About 30 candidates for U.S. Senate, U.S. House, Missouri Senate, Missouri House, St. Louis County, Executive, St. Louis County Prosecutor and St. Louis County Council races were in attendance at the University Public Library seeking endorsements from local voters last week and those voting results were released Monday night. […]

Judge waives appearances in Greitens’ computer tampering case until July 2

In the first pretrial hearing regarding the felony computer tampering case against Gov. Eric Greitens, a St. Louis Associate Circuit judge waived his appearance until a grand jury decides whether or not to indict the embattled governor. Judge Madeline Connolly, who was appointed by Greitens in February, said she’ll wait for that decision and set the next hearing for July 2. Greitens is charged with illegally using a donor list from the Mission Continues — […]

UPDATED: Jackson County prosecutor agrees to serve as special prosecutor in Greitens’ invasion of privacy case, Gardner blocked from case

PHOTO: Missouri Governor Eric Greitens talks to reporters outside the Civil Courts Building after charges of invasion of privacy against the Governor were dropped in St. Louis on May 14, 2018. Prosecutors said that Greitens had taken an explicit photo of a woman with whom he was having an affair, without her consent. Greitens proclaimed his innocence of taking a photo but did admit to having the affair. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI Jackson County prosecutor Jean […]

Clayton Plan Commission to take first step toward considering renovation of Adzick Field

PHOTO: An artist’s rendering of the proposed updates to Adzick Field at Shaw Park in Clayton. A local architect is pitching an alteration and exterior renovation of Clayton High School’s Adzick Field that would transform the 195,000 square-foot site into a multi-use facility replete with synthetic turf and additional updates to the entire facility. The multi-purpose artificial turf field will allow Adzick Field to host a number of high school athletic events, including baseball, softball and field hockey, according […]

Enterprise given naming rights to St. Louis Blues’ arena

For the third time since it opened in 1994, the St. Louis Blues’ home arena is changing names. In a press conference held Monday, the Blues announced Scottrade Center will become Enterprise Center effective later this summer. Enterprise Holdings, the Clayton-based company owned and operated locally by the Taylor family, has signed a 15-year agreement with the option to extend the naming rights for an additional five years. Enterprise Holdings also owns and operates Enterprise […]

St. Louis Board of Aldermen delay vote to put reversal of ward reduction on April ballot

Supporters of a bill that would put the reversal of a voter-approved plan to reduce the number of wards in the city on the ballot in 2019 decided not to take a vote during the St. Louis Board of Aldermen meeting Friday. Despite a plan to reduce the number of wards in St. Louis from 28 to 14 that was passed by city voters six years ago, some city aldermen are not so keen on […]

Cole County prosecutor will not file criminal charges against Greitens

The Cole County prosecutor announced Friday he would not file criminal charges against Governor Eric Greitens after being contacted by Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley’s office. In a press release, Cole County Prosecuting Attorney Mark A. Richardson said he would not be seeking charges against the embattled Republican governor relating to alleged campaign finance violations. Richardson “This office has been provided by the Missouri Attorney General’s Office about that agency’s investigation into the Governor’s gubernatorial campaign,” […]

St. Louis Board of Aldermen could pass bill to put reversal of ward reduction on April ballot

The St. Louis Board of Aldermen could take a final vote this week to put the reversal of a voter-approved plan to reduce the number of wards in the city back on the ballot in 2019. Despite a plan to reduce the number of wards in St. Louis from 28 to 14 that was passed by city voters six years ago,  some city aldermen are not so keen on handing their futures to their residents […]