Saturday, March 2, 2013
Richard Hughes, Town and Country resident and husband of mayoral candidate Barbara Hughes, threw out the first pitch at a Cardinals spring training game in Jupiter, Florida.
Richard Hughes, Town and Country resident and husband of mayoral candidate Barbara Hughes, threw out the first pitch at the second St. Louis Cardinals spring training game this season in Jupiter, Florida. (For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) According to his wife Barbara, who is running for Town and Country mayor in the April election, her husband Richard threw out the first pitch at Roger Dean Stadium Sunday, Feb. 24. Richard threw the pitch on his birthday, his wife Barbara tells Patch. The family traveled to Florida to catch some of the spring training events, including the first games. The following is a portion of Richard's introduction as read over the PA system prior to the pitch, according to Barbara. …
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Parkway Superintendent answers questions about administrators' plans for a $10,000 June trip to Florida for a conference.
The Parkway School District is defending itself over plans to have Superintendent Dr. Keith Marty, a deputy superintendent and the district's high school principals attend a conference in Kissimmee, FL. The district was questioned in FOX2's "You Paid For It" segment for plans to attend the International Center for Leadership in Education's Model Schools Conference at a time when the district has cut back in other areas because of budget concerns. Dr. Marty told FOX2's Elliott Davis that he's attended the conference before and that the event, which will cost district taxpayers $10,800, will help administrators learn more about efficiencies. Click Here for a link to the conference's website In a statement to Patch, a district spokeswoman …
Tuesday, July 5, 2011
"Patch" wants to know what readers think about the verdict.
The Huffington Post is reporting Casey Anthony was found not guilty of first-degree murder Tuesday afternoon. The online news source reports that after 33 days of testimony, today a jury found her not guilty of killing her 2-year-old daughter in 2008. If found guilty, she could have faced the death penalty. She was found guilty on four counts of providing false information to law enforcement. Anthony, 25, was charged with a total of seven counts including first-degree murder, aggravated child abuse, aggravated manslaughter of a child and four counts of providing false information to a law-enforcement officer in her daughter's disappearance and death. Town and Country-Manchester Patch wants to know what you think. Tell us in the comments …
Friday, April 29, 2011
Check out the Parkway West NFL draft party as graduate Blaine Gabbert was selected by the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Fans and students gathered at Parkway West Thursday night for a draft watching party and to support Parkway West graduate Blaine Gabbert. Gabbert was selected tenth overall in the first round by the Jacksonville Jaguars. View photos of the draft party in the above slideshow. Read Full Story: Gabbert Drafted by NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars See photos of Gabbert's recent visit to Parkway West: Blaine Gabbert Signs Autographs to Help Parkway West
Thursday, April 28, 2011
Blaine Gabbert, who grew up in Ballwin and attended Parkway West, was drafted by Jacksonville.
Blaine Gabbert most likely wasn't banking on a career in the NFL when he was leading Parkway West High School as the Longhorns' quarterback before graduating in 2008. But, after two winning seasons as starting quarterback at the University of Missouri, and an onslaught of media hype regarding his NFL future, Gabbert’s entrance into the NFL is a reality. What few, if any, draft observers expected, however, was seeing Gabbert taken by the Jacksonville Jaguars as the 10th overall pick—a relatively low spot for the 21-year-old who many rated as the No. 1 quarterback draft prospect. "I was expecting to get drafted by the end of the night," Gabbert said on ESPN. "I had no preconceived notions coming into tonight. And hey, I'm a No. 10 overall …