Monday, March 25, 2013
Patch is looking for experts who can talk must-reads and answer questions for readers.
We want to find the answers to all your book-related questions this week, but we need a little help. In the latest edition of "Ask the Patch Pro" we need local experts who can answer readers' questions and offer advice. What books should you be reading? What are the hot books right now? Is there a classic book you just can't go without having read? What books should your kids be reading? If you consider yourself an expert and can answer these questions and more, let us know two ways. One: You can leave a comment on this post along with your email address. Two: You can send an email to email@example.com. We need experts to answer questions on Thursday, March 28. Curious as to what we are looking for? Take a look at some of our …
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
The young women perform for Ladue events and all over the community.
There is a team at Ladue Horton Watkins High School that never scores a bucket or a field goal. But they are one of the most popular and successful squads year in and year out. This team wears sequined outfits and they are the "Laduettes." The team members are some of the finest, most talented dancers in the Midwest. The Laduettes dazzle the fans at football and basketball games; pep rallies, and other school and community events. They have performed for Pedal for a Cause and assisted with a fashion show for Kids with Cancer. They always make a big hit at Blue & White night to kick off the fall sports season. These are true dancers who love to perform for the public, and know how to bring home awards. In early December, the team competed …
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Police and road crews are preparing for the evening commute. MoDOT crews will work into the night, after slick roads and accidents prevented morning road treatments.
UPDATED: 4:00 p.m.- Missouri Department of Transportation officials said in news release Thursday afternoon, snow removal operations will be underway all evening and overnight. This news comes after messy morning roads throughout St. Louis, St. Charles and Jefferson counties. "We have full crews (204 trucks) throughout the St. Louis region focusing on re-treating every interstate and major route with salt, chemicals and beet juice before rush-hour. Chemicals have to be used with salt to be effective in these low 20's temperatures to break up any icy patches," MoDOT stated in the news release. "MoDOT is re-plowing areas as needed with the wind gusts blowing some snow back on the roads. We will continue to have full crews working until all …
Sunday, December 18, 2011
St. Joseph's Academy freshman Nicole Porter leads effort to make holiday cards for residents at Mount Carmel Senior Center in St. Charles.
Nicole Porter is a bouncy 14-year-old freshman at St. Joseph’s Academy. She lives in Weldon Springs and heard through the grapevine that sometimes senior citizens are left out of the fun at Christmas and are often overcome with loneliness. She and her youth group at St. Joseph’s Congregation in Cottleville decided to do something about it. “I love crafts. I like to make fun things,” Porter at school. The task was easy. The first week of December, she and her friends crashed in her basement and created 100 colorful holiday cards to give to those who live in the nursing home and independent residences at the Mount Carmel Senior Living Center on First Capitol Drive in St. Charles. These were not just cards colored with markers, she said. “We …
Friday, September 9, 2011
We round up the latest local headlines in the St. Louis area.
Patch rounds up the latest St. Louis area headlines: