Category: Clayton

Iraq War Veteran, lawyer Sam Gladney seeks Missouri House seat

Democrat Sam Gladney, a political newcomer who was a field artillery officer in the Iraq War and now practices labor law in St. Louis, has thrown his hat into the ring in the race for the Missouri House District 87 seat. Gladney formally began exploring a bid months ago and said he wants to get involved in Jefferson City and fight for causes that are worth while. “I’m the sort of guy that likes to be involved when […]

Threatening Snapchat post causes false alarm at Clayton High School

The social media threat that prompted Clayton school officials to close the high school Monday turned out to be a false alarm, according to Superintendent Sean Doherty. School officials determined Monday afternoon that the Snapchat post was not directed at Clayton High, but a re-post referring to Clovis High School in New Mexico. The image showed a person with a gun and referenced the acronym “CHS”. “We have since determined that the post was not a […]

Clayton police warn of gift card scam circulating around the city

Clayton Police announced recently that a number of scams are taking place designed to gather up important and private information from people via phones and fake gift cards. Since the beginning of the year, the Clayton Police Department has investigated three cases in which the victim was contacted via phone call, text message, email or social media and was instructed to purchase a specific amount of gift cards in order to eliminate a debt or […]

Clayton High School closed Monday due to Snapchat threat

Clayton High School will be closed Monday following a shooting threat posted Sunday on Snapchat by a Clayton student, school officials said. The school district posted a notice on its website early Monday morning announcing the high school, located at 1 Mark Twain Circle, would be closed. No other schools in the district will be closed, but officials plan to have extra police patrols at each school throughout the day. The school was notified of the […]

Clayton Times Profile: Brandon Nickelson, Clayton’s Craft Beer Cellar Owner

There’s plenty of places for Claytonites to grab a drink within city limits, but with almost 1,000 different craft beers to choose from — it would be hard to go wrong with Craft Beer Cellar. Located at 8113 Maryland Ave., Clayton’s Craft Beer Cellar first got its start in 2014 and offers an obvious plethora of beers to take home, there’s even a small bar located at the back of the store where customers can grab […]

Clayton fire, police departments to compete in Battle of the Badges BBQ benefitting Backstoppers and Responder Rescue

May 5 will mark the beginning of a long running competition that pits Clayton’s finest, against Clayton’s other finest. The city’s firefighters will take on the police in the annual Battle of the Badges BBQ, an event to benefit some of the area’s bravest first responders who have put their lives on the line. In addition to the Clayton public safety departments, several area fire and police departments will be going head-to-head competing for the trophy and […]

RELEASE: Centene To Hold 2018 Annual Meeting Following First Quarter Financial Results Conference Call

ST. LOUIS, April 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) today announced that following the release of its 2018 first quarter financial results on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, the Company will hold its 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) in the auditorium at Centene’s headquarters, 7700 Forsyth Boulevard, St. Louis, Missouri.  At the meeting, Michael Neidorff, Centene’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, is expected to make remarks regarding the Company’s performance and future prospects. A live audio […]

City of Clayton helps kickoff the St. Louis Cardinals 2018 season

Clayton officially started seeing red on Wednesday as the city hosted a kickoff event for the St. Louis Cardinals home opener. The city held a free lunch event at Clayton City Hall and the Clayton Fire House, which included Cardinals giveaways, music, and a photo booth with baseball props. Additionally, there were multiple raffle prizes for the steady stream of more than 500 people to win game tickets,  jerseys, hats and other prizes. Kristin Bryant, […]

Election results: Boulton, McAndrew win BOA races, Wilson displaces incumbent on school board

Voters took to the polls Tuesday in Clayton despite a warm afternoon that turned cold, windy and wet. Local attorney Bridget McAndrew took the open seat in Clayton’s Ward 3. Her second attempt to serve on the Clayton Board of Alderman bore fruit, as she beat out Dr. Andrew Galakatos after losing by just 21 votes three years ago. McAdrew won rather easily this time around, taking 538 votes to Galakatos’ 302. Incumbent Alderman Alex Berger […]

RELEASE: Arch Coal, Inc. announces successful repricing and amendment to credit agreement

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ARCH) announced today that it has successfully completed an amendment to its credit agreement to further reduce the interest rate on its senior secured term loan facility. The new interest rate for the approximately $300 million term loan facility is LIBOR plus 275 basis points – reflecting a 50 basis point reduction from its previous level and representing one of the lowest rates in the coal industry. The […]