Tag: St. Louis

Gov. Parson wraps up statewide listening tour with stop in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS — Republican Gov. Mike Parson traveled to St. Louis Wednesday to conclude his listening tour across the Show-Me State. Parson, speaking with city and county officials, local leaders and area business owners at the Cortex Innovation Hub in St. Louis’ startup district, said the tour gave him a chance to hear directly from the people he represents and discuss the different challenges facing the region. He added that his stop in the Gateway City […]

Greitens’ lawyer files police report accusing investigator of perjury

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 Missouri Governor Eric Greitens’ […]

Schnucks to host two Hiring Fairs for St. Louis Metro Area Stores

St. Louis-based grocery store, Schnucks Markets, Inc. will be hosting two job fairs for all St. Louis metro area stores starting next week. According to the grocery store, the company plans to hire on the spot for a variety of union positions which will offer flexible schedules, career advancement opportunities, competitive wages and health benefits and other perks. The company will host one of its hiring fairs in Missouri on Monday, May 7, at 8 […]

RELEASE: Express Scripts Ranked as a Top 50 Inclusive company by DiversityInc

ST. LOUIS, May 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX), through its commitment to diversity and inclusion, has earned recognition among the Top 50 inclusive companies in the nation by DiversityInc, it was announced today. “We are proud to be recognized by DiversityInc for creating a culture which celebrates the unique talents, values and perspectives contributed by every one of our more than 27,000 colleagues,” said Tim Wentworth, Express Scripts president and CEO. “Our diversity makes Express Scripts […]

C-SPAN and Spectrum to honor local student documentary directors

C-SPAN and Spectrum will visit a variety of St. Louis region schools starting Wednesday to celebrate winners for C-SPAN’s annual student video documentary competition. Both C-SPAN and Spectrum will celebrate students efforts in the documentary competition, StudentCam which announced the winners in March. During their visit both companies will present StudentCam certificates of merit to Clayton High School, Kirkwood High School, and Liberty High School on April 25. Since 2006, the public affairs network has […]

RELEASE: FleishmanHillard Expands Southern California Leadership with Isobel Coney

ST. LOUIS, April 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — FleishmanHillard (FH) today announced the hire of Isobel Coney as a senior vice president and partner. Based in the agency’s Los Angeles office, Coney is responsible for leading and growing the firm’s brand marketing portfolio across Southern California, where the agency has seen strong new business performance and client growth, particularly in the consumer, entertainment and technology sectors. Additionally, Coney joins the leadership team within the firm’s global business development function – a dedicated agency unit to invigorate […]

Krewson, Stenger ask governor to fill long vacated Bi-State Development Board seat

St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson and St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger sent a letter to Governor Eric Greitens on Wednesday requesting that he fill a long vacant position on the Bi-State Development Agency board. Krewson and Stenger originally requested the governor to fill the seat back in August and submitted potential nominees to fill one Missouri vacancy and to replace four Missouri members on the Bi-State Development Agency board whose terms have expired. The main […]

RELEASE: Cards place Gyorko on D.L., recall Bader from Memphis (AAA)

MILWAUKEE, WI, April 3, 2018 – Prior to tonight’s game, the St. Louis Cardinals placed infielder Jedd Gyorko (right hamstring strain) on the 10-day disabled list and recalled outfielder Harrison Bader from Memphis (AAA). Bader, the Cardinals Minor League Player of the Year in 2017, made his Major League debut last season, appearing in 32 games, hitting three home runs in his first 11 games in the majors. Bader, 23, posted a .283 batting mark […]

Attorney for ex-husband in Greitens scandal wants to block defense team’s call for subpoena and issue protection order

The St. Louis attorney representing the ex-husband of a woman who had an extramarital affair with Missouri Governor Eric Greitens has filed a motion to quash a subpoena from the defense team and issue a protective order against the governor. According to the motion filed by attorney Al Watkins, the ex-husband was issued a subpoena on Tuesday commanding him to appear in the city of St. Louis and testify under oath in a deposition requested […]

Judge denies Greitens’ defense team’s request for earlier trial

The judge presiding over the Gov. Eric Greitens’ trial for invasion of privacy denied the defense team’s request to move the trial up by more than a month. The defense team for the governor hoped to have the case held in two weeks on April 3, rather than the original hearing scheduled for May 14 before Circuit Judge Rex Burlison. On Wednesday, Burlison denied the defense team stating that he would not change the trial […]