Community News

Hot Weather Prompts Cancellation Of Clydesdales In Des Peres

A visit by The Budweiser Clydesdale Hitch and Wagon, scheduled to make June 29 appearances at the Schnucks Des Peres and The Village Bar and Restaurant, also in Des Peres, has been postponed indefinitely due to extreme hot weather.

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Recent Features From The Times & Word Newspapers

"Coming Of Age, Liver Spots & All"

"Old age ain't for sissies" - that axiom may seem trite and overused, but Don Marsh makes a convincing case for the truth of the matter in his new book, "Coming of Age, Liver Spots & All.

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University City High School's New Principal Michael Peoples

University City High School students will have a new leader when the school year starts Aug. 14 as Michael Peoples takes the reins.

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GiftAMeal App Generates Donations To Local Food Pantries

GiftAMeal is a mobile app that lets diners fill their hearts while filling their stomachs. When users eat at one of GiftAMeal's over 90 affiliated St. Louis restaurants, they simply need to snap a picture of their meal using the app to send another meal to someone in need.

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More Community News

Rock Hill Board Unanimously Rejects New Brite WorX Car Wash

Meeting for the first time in its new facility at 827 N. Rock Hill Road, the Rock Hill Board of Aldermen unanimously voted down a request by Brite WorX Car Washery to build a car wash at 9720 Manchester Road.

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WG Judge Honored For Work On Behalf Of Domestic Violence Victims

St. Louis County Circuit Judge Michael D. Burton has received the Judith S. Kaye Award for Judicial Excellence from the American Bar Association Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence.

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No Book Fair At Greentree Festival

The Kirkwood High School Band Parents' Association is not holding a book fair this year at the Greentree Festival, Sept. 14-16. As a result, do not leave books or any kind of donation at the Kirkwood Train Station.

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Community Spotlight

New Arrivals At The Saint Louis Zoo

It's been a busy summer at the Saint Louis Zoo in Forest Park. From the birth of a critically endangered mongoose lemur to the addition of a 26-year-old chimpanzee to the fold, there are a lot of new faces to see.

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Columnists

What Would Mr. Rogers Tweet?

I sometimes worry that we, as a nation, have too much riding on this Mr. Rogers documentary. I mean, I've already seen it twice. After a recent bike ride through Charleston, South Carolina, I may need to see it again.

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Prosecutor Race Upset Links To Recent History

Upsets of long-standing incumbents make elections exciting. One of the excitements this week was that a youngish and less-experienced candidate from Ferguson ended the 27-year tenure of St.

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Why Art?

It's a perennial question: what's the point of art? Why do we hang paintings on our walls, go to the theater, or read a novel?

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Local Election Coverage

Wesley Bell Ousts 27-Year Prosecutor Robert McCulloch

One of the biggest surprises of Tuesday's primaries in St. Louis County came when Ferguson Councilman Wesley Bell beat longtime St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch.

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Missouri Voters Strike Down Right To Work

Voters in St. Louis County and across the state on Tuesday gave a dramatic thumbs down to Proposition A, which would allow private-sector workers to not pay dues to labor organizations in union shops.

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Stenger By Slim Margin Over Mantovani

St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger held off a formidable primary threat from Democratic opponent Mark Mantovani at the polls on Tuesday. Political observers contend Stenger's victory will insure that he will maintain the county's top office.

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Times Sports

Statesmen Sports Hall of Fame Announces 2018 Inductees

The next class of inductees to the Webster Groves High School Statesmen Sports Hall of Fame has been selected. Inductees will be honored at a banquet on Saturday, Oct. 20, at Westborough Country Club.

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