Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Jahmil Perkins is being held in St. Louis County jail on a $20,000 bond.
The following information was supplied by court documents. It does not indicate a conviction where an arrest was made. Manchester police found a Ballwin man sold several items stolen in a burglary, an officer said. Jahmil Perkins, 35, of the 200 block of Solon Drive in Ballwin, was charged Feb. 8 with receiving stolen property. Manchester Police said Perkins sold jewelry, including silver chains, which were stolen from a home in Manchester during a recent burglary. Police said he sold the jewelry at a store at 14360 Manchester Road. Perkins told police the jewelry belonged to his family. Perkins was being held at St. Louis County jail Friday. Bail was set at $20,000, cash only. For more crime information on Town and Country-Manchester …
Friday, February 1, 2013
Police say Friday's arrest and other incidents indicate there is a group in the area scoping out homes to target for criminal activity.
The following information was supplied by the Town and Country Police Department. (Sign up here for the FREE Patch Newsletter, including Breaking News Alerts.) Town and Country police sent out an email alert Friday stating they arrested a woman for trespassing after she was found behind a home in the 12800 block of Thornhill Court. Police said this woman is believed to be the same woman spotted in the area Thursday which prompted an alert to residents warning of suspicious activity in the area. (Read Previous Article: Police Warn of "Suspicious Activity" in Town and Country) In Friday's email alert, authorities stated the 56-year- old woman was stopped as she left the neighborhood and subsequently arrested for trespassing. She was driving …
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
If parents aren't willing to pay a few more bucks for Huggies, then many may decide to go with cloth diapers.
Moms and dads of infants might have to shell out a few extra dollars in coming months with an expected worldwide diaper shortage. According to STLMoms.com, an explosion at a Japanese chemical plant, which produces a key element in disposable diapers as well as produces 10 percent of the world’s diapers, happened last weekend and could affect diaper production. Currently, disposable diapers in Town and Country and Manchester run close to the same prices. A pack of size 1 Huggies, approximately 40-50 count, costs $11.99 at Walgreens and $10.99 at Schnucks. A large amount of Pampers, such as between 84 and 112 count, between sizes 3 and 5 costs $24.97 at Schnucks and $27.99 at Walgreens. If parents aren't willing to pay a few bucks extra, …
Monday, July 9, 2012
The University of Missouri Extension service says the ravenous pests are rearing their heads and gardeners should be wary.
Japanese beetles are invading, according to the University of Missouri Extension service, and gardeners should be on the lookout. The service said the beetles were about three weeks early in Missouri, including Town and Country and Manchester. “Certainly we need to be looking at this point,” said Wayne Bailey, a state entomologist for University of Missouri Extension, in a statement. “These beetles are gregarious feeders, so if you have one, a lot will come in." He said the critters send out chemical signals to their brothers and sisters that the feeding is good, drawing more beetles to gardens. The extension services maintains records of Japanese beetle counts from traps in St. Charles County and other surrounding areas. Counts in the two…
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Here are today's lowest reported gas prices.
Here are the areas lowest gas prices as noted on StLouisGasPrices.com, in Town and Country and Manchester. Spot a lower price? Please add it in the comments. Here are today's lows: Find more information on traffic and gas prices here on Town and Country - Manchester Patch.
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Eighteen Occupy groups around the Midwest have endorsed the St. Louis-based convention, where organizers will share ideas and protest big businesses.
The Occupy Movement is set to converge on St. Louis this St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Representatives from Occupy St. Louis, Occupy Chicago and other regional Occupy groups will hold an Occupy The Midwest convention Thursday through Sunday. The event will include non-violent actions, meetings and workshops. Occupy Chicago’s Rachael Perrotta said the Occupy The Midwest regional convention had its roots in St. Louis, when area organizers suggested protesters should share skills, participate in actions and create a communication infrastructure to take the movement to a new level. Perrotta said the convention’s date marks the six month anniversary of Occupy Wall Street. Return to Kiener Occupy The Midwest kicked-off its convention Wednesday with…
Monday, February 6, 2012
March 17 caucus supersedes the Feb. 7 vote in GOP primary for presidential nomination, in Missouri.
This weekend, Missouri Republicans gathered at Town and Country's Westminster Christian Academy to help clear up any confusion and better explain the impact of Tuesday's primary for Missouri voters. (Read Previous Story: Politicians Attempt to Demystify the Caucus System Before Tuesday's Primary) Speakers said although the primary is a "beauty contest" and the upcoming March 17 caucus has a greater impact, Missourians are encouraged to get out and vote Tuesday. Even with presidential hopeful Rick Santorum’s visit to St. Charles County, Missouri is looking like an outsider in the Republican presidential candidate selection process. Among those calling Missouri’s Feb. 7, presidential primary “meaningless" is Politico blogger Reid J. Epstein…