Proceeds support scholarships and academic enhancements at SCC.
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The event will take place on Saturday, May 11.
The city of St. Peters will be offering documenting shredding for St. Peters and Cottleville residents this weekend. Residents from both cities will have an opportunity from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. to safely destroy unneeded documents on Saturday, May 11. St. Peters is bringing a large mobile shredder to the Environmental Operations Building, 135 Ecology Drive. This is a drive through service that is under cover at and will occur rain or shine. The city is advising potential shredders to place the documents in cardboard boxes not too heavy to life and bring them to the Health and Environmental Operations Building. There is a limit of five boxes per vehicle. All of the shredded material will be recycled including the cardboard boxes if they …
Friday, March 29, 2013
St. Charles Community College library will host its 20th annual used book sale from 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, April 15-17.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
The membership fees from the CSA's are used to help the farmers with funding for seed and plants. In return, the farmer gives prime produce at the lowest possible pricing.
Monday, February 11, 2013
Chocolate bar sells truffles, ice cream, coffee and specialty cocktails in hopes of attracting crowds throughout the year.
Wander into VanBuskirk Artisanal Chocolate Bar in Cottleville, and most patrons will find something they are in the mood for. From chocolates and coffee to beer and wine to ice cream and soda, Conor VanBuskirk has created a venue that caters to each of his interests. VanBuskirk owns three Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate shops in Florissant and St. Charles County. After years of selling chocolate dipped strawberries and turtles to suburban masses, VanBuskirk wanted to do something more creative. “My food interests are more exotic,” he said. “I started experimenting with lemongrass and curry and all of those things my customers are not open to, but I knew there was a market for it.” VanBuskirk set out to open a shop that would focus on …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
FAFSA Frenzy will assist students and parents with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) process.
Friday, January 25, 2013
St. Peters resident Nancy O'Donnell, 53, was sentenced to one year and one day in prison for her embezzlement of donor funds.
Nancy O’Donnell, the former treasurer for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul conference at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Cottleville, was sentenced to one year and one day in prison for her embezzlement of donor funds. O’Donnell was also ordered to pay $209,000 in restitution, $192,000 of which has already been paid. O'Donnell, 53, of St. Peters, pleaded guilty to one felony count of mail fraud before United States District Judge John A. Ross in October. Mail fraud carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and/or fines up to $250,000. As former treasurer, admitted on Wednesday to setting up a false bank account to take donations intended for the charity for her own personal use. O'Donnell told the court she created a second bank …
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
A trivia event is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 3 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Mark's Sports Bar and Grill, 4270 North Service Road, St. Peters.
A local family is working together to help children in St. Charles County who suffer with cancer. Austin's Angels, a local non-profit, is hosting a trivia benefit this weekend. The non-profit began as family and friends came together earlier this year to support a 6-year-old Cottleville boy who suffers from a brain tumor. Austin Burns was diagnosed with Anaplastic Ependymoma, a grade three tumor, just after his first birthday. He is now under hospice care and attends SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center for occupational and speech therapy. Austin's uncle, Randy Dean, said the family started Austin's Angels seven months ago, in hopes the donations will help him and other families in the same type of situation. The group set up a …
Thursday, October 25, 2012
St. Peters resident Nancy O'Donnell, 53, pleaded guilty to one felony count of mail fraud after admitting to setting up a fake bank account to use money donated to the charity for herself.
A former treasurer for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul conference at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Cottleville admitted on Wednesday to setting up a false bank account to take make intended for the charity for her own personal use. St. Peters resident Nancy O'Donnell, 53, pleaded guilty to one felony count of mail fraud before United States District Judge John A. Ross on Wednesday. Mail fraud carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and/or fines up to $250,000. O'Donnell admitted to creating a second bank account for the society in April 2006. However, the account was created without the knowledge, or permission, of the Society's Board of Directors. O'Donnell gave herself sole access to the account and used her personal address …
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
A Cottleville woman was involved in a one-car crash Sunday afternoon in St. Peters.
A Cottleville woman sustained minor injuries in a one-car crash Sunday afternoon in St. Peters. Brittni Zimmer, 23, was traveling east on Interstate 70 just past Mid Rivers Mall Drive when she lost control of her 2009 Nissan Versa. According to the crash report, Zimmer tried to change lanes going from lane No. 1 to lane No. 4. In the process, Zimmer lost control of her car. The vehicle began to rotate and traveled off the left side of the roadway where it eventually struck the median. Zimmer's car sustained extensive damage in the one-car crash. She was taken by St. Charles County EMS to St. Joseph Hospital in St. Charles. The accident report lists her injuries as minor. She was not wearing her safety device when she crashed.