Thursday, May 23, 2013
Patch is teaming up with Tony Pringle, part owner and hairstylist at Metro Design Studio Salons, this week to get all of your questions answered.
It's time for another edition of Ask the Patch Pro, where each week readers get to interact with professionals by asking questions on a wide variety of topics. Our team of experts stop in to help you out and answer your questions. This week, Patch teamed up with Tony Pringle, part owner and hairstylist at Metro Design Studio Salons, to get all of your hair and beauty questions answered. Have a question? Ask below in the comments section! More about Tony Pringle: Tony Pringle, a 31+ year veteran of the cosmetology industry, is a co-owner and hairstylist/makeup artist at Metro Design Studio Salons, a unique concept in the St. Louis cosmetology industry that offers modern, fully-equipped, "self-contained" studio spaces in which top …
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 …
Saturday, November 24, 2012
A number of area tree farms offer a classic tree-cutting holiday experience in December 2012.
(For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) For the freshest Christmas tree possible, cut your own at a local tree farm. The National Christmas Tree Association in Chesterfield offers tips on how to find the perfect tree: And if you’ve never cut down a tree, here are some guidelines from Chesterfield’s National Christmas Tree Association: Try one of these nearby farms for your tree: Christmas Traditions Tree Farm: This farm is 30 minutes west of St. Charles and offers trees, wreaths, swags, and other specialty items. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 23-5 and Dec. 1, 2, 8, 9. Open Dec. 15 and 16 subject to availability. Contact the owners after Dec. 9 to check. Address: 25882 S. Lohman Road, Wright City, MO. Phone: 636-…
Saturday, October 20, 2012
Patch is still sifting through the hundreds of files released, but read the story to find an alleged incident from one St. Louis County troop.
The recently released Boy Scout "Perversion Files," that detail cases nationwide of sexual abuse by scout leaders, include 205 cases in Missouri, involving 56 troops in the St. Louis and surrounding area. (Sign up here for the FREE Patch Newsletter, including Breaking News Alerts.) The files detail hundreds of cases of alleged sexual abuse perpetrated by Boy Scout leaders as well as efforts by Boy Scout officials, law enforcement and community leaders to shield those leaders from consequences. The Oregon Supreme Court in June ordered the files, which the Boy Scouts organization apparently collected over several decades, to be released at the request of media organizations following a $20-million judgment in a 2010 lawsuit against the Boy …
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
A thunderstorm warning is in effect for St. Charles, St. Louis and Jefferson counties, according to the National Weather Service. The storms are headed east toward St. Louis City where the St. Louis Cardinals are playing in the NLCS.
UPDATE: The severe thunderstorm warning for St. Charles, St. Louis and Jefferson counties has been extended until 6:15 p.m. and also now includes St. Louis City. The tornado warning for St. Charles County has been allowed to expire. The counties of St. Charles, St. Louis and Jefferson are under a severe thunderstorm warning until 5:45 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. A tornado warning is in effect for north-central St. Charles county until 5:30 p.m. The storm, which is moving east at about 40 m.p.h, is capable of heavy rains, damaging winds and potential rotation. And it's all headed toward the City of St. Louis, where the St. Louis Cardinals are playing at Busch Stadium. A severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect for …
Monday, September 24, 2012
Dunard Morris, a former business manager of Metropolitan Urological Specialists, pleaded guilty to federal fraud charges, according to prosecutors. The practice has locations throughout the St. Louis area, including West County.
Dunard Morris, 49, pled guilty to mail and wire fraud involving his embezzlement of millions of dollars from Metropolitan Urological Specialists, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. (Sign up here for the FREE Patch Newsletter, including Breaking News Alerts.) The practice has offices throughout the St. Louis area, including West County. According to a the news release issued by prosecutors, Morris pled guilty to three felony counts of mail and wire fraud and is set to be sentenced Dec. 14. Mail and wire fraud each carry a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and/or fines up to $250,000, the U.S. Attorney's Office stated. In addition, Morris also reportedly lied to doctors within the practice about military honors he received. …
Thursday, May 31, 2012
The man broke into his ex-girlfriend's apartment and took her dog, plus disobeyed a protection order, police said.
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Thursday, May 31, 2012
A West St. Louis County man was arraigned Tuesday in St. Charles County Circuit Court on charges related to harassing a St. Peters woman. Theodore Lee Nance, 28, of the 1200 block of Orchard Village, is charged with first-degree burglary, aggravated stalking, stealing an animal and four counts of violating a protection order. According to a St. Peters Police report, Nance entered his ex-girlfriend’s apartment while her roommate was home Oct. 18 and took her dog. Police said he kept the dog for three weeks until police located the dog at his home on the outskirts of Manchester. Police also said in the report, “Nance has been known to stalk the victim and is on recording as saying he has done recon on her and her apartment.” The victim …
Friday, March 23, 2012
St. Charles County caucuses sparked nationwide coverage.
Missouri’s first round of caucuses are now over, leaving behind a virtual trail of tranquility and chaos. Although the events ran relatively smoothly in Town and Country and Manchester, chaos was the case in St. Peters, where the St. Charles County Republican Caucus ended without any delegates being allocated. The confrontational event became a national story, resulting in stories both on CNN and in the New York Times. [Click here for Wentzville Patch’s two-part series on what exactly happened at the event.] Because of that event, and other examples of confusion detailed in the national and local media, the GOP caucuses were generally perceived of being chaotic and unorganized. Former Sen. Jim Talent (R-MO) appeared on KSDK on Sunday, for …
Monday, January 30, 2012
Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum will be speaking at St. Charles Community College at 2:30 p.m. ahead of the Feb. 7, Missouri primary.
The race for the White House makes a stop in St. Charles County on Monday. More than a week ahead of the Missouri primary on Tuesday, Feb. 7, former Pennsylvania Senator, and current Republican presidential hopeful, Rick Santorum will become the first candidate to visit Missouri. Santorum is headed to St. Charles Community College in Cottleville, MO, to make a "major address focusing on jobs, the economy, and American competitiveness." Santorum's speech will take place at the Daniel J. Conoyer Social Sciences Building Auditorium. The event, the first of two on the day for Santorum, is slated to kick off at 2:30 p.m. Those wishing to read the live Patch blog can log on to St. Peters Patch at 2 p.m. and the event should start shortly …
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 …