Norm WhiteWillis was a dedicated volunteer at Better Family Life.The morning before he was murdered, Conyea Borroum Willis was at 6017 Natural Bridge Road, listening to James Clark speak. He'd been a loyal soldier, one of the many "boots on the ground" since the early days of Clark's Neighbor ... More >>
image viaCOGIC Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake.If you're not, gird your loins: Early this morning those 40,000 members descended upon our fair city for their annual Holy Convocation. This is good news for the city's restaurants since the church members have just completed 30 days of fasting ... More >>
Finally!Our river city might play second fiddle to Memphis when it comes to barbecue, and the Delmar Loop might not offer the bluesy, boozy embrace of Beale Street, but when it comes to God-friendliness, St. Louis is now entitled to bragging rights.COGIC and the STL Convention & Visitors Commiss ... More >>
Singer-songwriter Michelle Shocked keeps the faith.
Week of October 5, 2005
The Lofties Sisters bring gospel music to the masses (and the flowers) at the Missouri Botanical Garden
New school-board members Amy Hilgemann and Rochell Moore wanted to improve public education in St. Louis but ended up suing the district. The gridlock continues, but the schools remain the same.
Thursday, May 24; B.B.'s Jazz, Blues & Soups.
Annette Green didn't have to die. Her death was a tragedy waiting to happen in St. Louis County's reckless war against two-bit drug dealers and addicts.
Damn the criticism -- Mayor Ruby Cook runs Brooklyn her way. But in this historic town, best known for its sex trade, she's not the biggest problem. Brooklyn is broke, divided and sinking fast.
A quiet revolution is taking place as religious groups begin ministering to the poor using government money -- and succeeding where government couldn't. But eternal vigilance may be the real price.