The women were among five arrested after fleeing the Von Maur store in the Meadows.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Joe Scott
Monday, December 3, 2012
Two women charged with stealing from a Lake Saint Louis store now face charges for stealing more than $2,100 in clothes from Mid Rivers Mall. Alkeisha Weatherford, 19, of Cedar Hill, and Tianna Slayton, 18, of the city of St. Louis, each were charged Wednesday with two counts of felony theft. St. Peters Police said the two stole Polo jeans and Polo shirts valued at $1,200 from Dillards and several women’s North Face fleece jackets valued at $960 from Sports Authority. The two women were among five people charged Nov. 19 with felony stealing, strong armed robbery, assault on a law enforcement officer, assault and property damage after thefts at the Von Maur store in the Meadows in Lake Saint Louis. Weatherford told police she would give the…
One St. Peters resident volunteers with Therapeutic Horsemanship, which uses horseback riding as therapy.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Amanda Bretz
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
According to data from the 2000 Census, nearly one in five people in the U.S. has some form of disability. Adults and children alike often seek out alternative forms of therapy as a way of coping with mental and physical disabilities. One such program is Therapeutic Horsemanship, an organization that uses horseback riding as a form of therapy for individuals with disabilities. St. Peters resident Jeane Whittenburg has been volunteering with the Wentzville organization for 26 years. Whittenburg said she is a certified riding instructor and has always had a love of horses. “It’s the most rewarding program I’ve ever been a part of, the people are dedicated and know what they’re doing,” Whittenburg said of the non-profit organization. An …