Category: Lifestyle

RELEASE: Governor Greitens announces biodiesel funds to be released

Governor Eric Greitens will be speaking at the Carnahan Memorial Garden in Jefferson City Thursday to announce the release of new funds for Missouri’s Biodiesel program. The state will be releasing the $4 million restriction on Biodiesel for Missouri Biodiesel producers and $65,000 for the Office of the Military Advocate. “We’re proud to fight for Missouri’s often-forgotten rural communities and farmers,” Greitens said. “These long-promised funds will help farmers and workers in rural communities across […]

Former student makes stop in St. Louis during bike trip across the U.S. to raise awareness on the educational system

Adrian De La Vega is a man on a multi-mile mission. Two weeks ago, the former student from Indiana University set off on a journey to raise awareness on the educational system with nothing more than a few personal items — and a bike. De La Vega’s trek by way of bike will take him to all 48 state capitals on the U.S. mainland without any escort or shadow vehicle to accompany him. His latest venture […]

RELEASE: 2018 Cardinals Hall of Fame Class announced

Five-time 20-20 member Ray Lankford & two-time All-Star speedster Vince Coleman voted in by fans, 11-year starting pitcher and two-time World Champion Harry “The Cat” Brecheen also to be enshrined. In a television special on FOX Sports Midwest this evening, the St. Louis Cardinals announced that Ray Lankford, Vince Coleman and Harry Brecheen will be inducted into the St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame presented by Edward Jones on Saturday, August 18, at FOX Sports Midwest […]

RELEASE: Missouri law enforcement community honors state’s officers who made ultimate sacrifice

Names of 2 officers killed in the line of duty in 2017 are added to Law Enforcement Memorial, along with 2 fallen officers from past years JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Two Missouri police officers and two sheriff’s deputies who died in the line of duty in between 1917 and 2017 were honored today during Missouri’s annual Law Enforcement Memorial Service for those who have paid the ultimate price for their service protecting their fellow Missourians. […]

RELEASE: Saint Louis Zoo chosen as nations “best zoo”

Sea Lion Sound voted “Best Zoo Exhibit” The Saint Louis Zoo was chosen for the second year in a row as the top winner in the “Best Zoo” category of the 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards contest sponsored by USA TODAY. Sea Lion Sound also won “Best Zoo Exhibit” in a separate poll. The Zoo and Sea Lion Sound were among 20 nominated U.S. zoos and zoo exhibits, all accredited by the Association of Zoos and […]

RELEASE: Cardinals 2018 Hall of Fame induction class to be announced Friday on FOX Sports Midwest

The fifth elected St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame induction class will be revealed on FOX Sports Midwest in a 30-minute special on Friday, May 4, at 6 p.m. CT. FOX Sports Midwest play-by-play announcer Dan McLaughlin hosts the show, joined by Cardinals President Bill DeWitt III. Fans selected two players for induction from a ballot composed of Vince Coleman, Keith Hernandez, Jason Isringhausen, Ray Lankford, Scott Rolen, Lee Smith and John Tudor. In addition, […]

RELEASE: Missouri to honor law enforcement officers killed in line of duty during ceremonies Friday and Saturday on Capitol grounds

JEFFERSON CITY – The Department of Public Safety today announced details of two events that will be held on May 4 and 5 to honor Missouri law enforcement officers who made the ultimate sacrifice as they protected their communities. On Friday evening, May 4, a candlelight vigil will be held at the Missouri Law Enforcement Memorial in tribute to all Missouri law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty. On Saturday, May […]

RELEASE: MetroLink to operate on a new track starting Monday

Construction of a new section of rail for the Cortex MetroLink Station project has been completed, and MetroLink will begin operating on this new track starting on Monday, April 30. Work to accommodate this change in operation may result in delays for some Red Line and Blue Line MetroLink passengers this weekend. A new section of rail has been installed north of the existing MetroLink tracks between Sarah Street and Boyle Avenue. This rail connects […]

RELEASE: Transform a MetroBus into a portrait of downtown St. Louis at the ‘Be a Tourist in Your Own Town’ event on May 2

People of all ages are invited to transform a MetroBus into a captivating piece of moving art featuring the iconic symbol of St. Louis: the Gateway Arch. To celebrate the grand opening of the Museum at the Gateway Arch on July 3, Metro Arts in Transit and the Gateway Arch are teaming up for a special Art in Motion bus painting on Wednesday, May 2, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Explore St. Louis […]

RELEASE: U City in Bloom Hosts Exclusive Preview Party for Spring Plant Sale

(UNIVERSITY CITY, MO/April 26, 2018) –  U City in Bloom is a non-profit organization that manages many of University City’s beautification projects.  The organization is not only instrumental in the proactive creation of city art projects, but it is also responsible for the maintenance of all public and school gardens planted throughout the city. This weekend, U City in Bloom is hosting its Spring Plant Sale, which is set to display thousands of locally grown […]