Dear Representative Ellinger, First of all, congratulations on your victory in last week's primary! Yes, yes, we know you ran unopposed -- and will run unopposed again in November -- but a lot of people came out to vote for you and only you, which must be a real self-esteem booster. We're very happ ... More >>
courtesy Kathleen WeichertJazzy, one of the two beagles from Belleville who will be competing at the Westminster Dog Show tonight.Update/spoiler at the end of the post. This is a great time of year for dog-lovers. Last weekend was Animal Planet's Puppy Bowl VIII in which adorable puppies tum ... More >>
Neal Boyd's American dream includes serving in Missouri House of Representatives.Neal E. Boyd of Sikeston has already won lots of American votes. Enough to win the 2008 season of America's Got Talent, when he wowed audiences with his pop opera skills. Before finding reality-show fame, Boyd ... More >>
That dog is a champion! Get him some Purina Pro Plan.Local kibble-mongers Purina are the new official pet food sponsor of the Westminster Kennel Club. WKC, of course, is the 135-year-old organization that runs a show for purebred dogs every year. The multi-year partnership was announced today."Pu ... More >>
Three people in the Central West End are recovering from a scare after two armed men burst into their apartment early this morning. According to the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, a 22-year-old man was in his living room in the 4000 block of Westminster (above) when two black males wit ... More >>
Jeremiah McMillonClayton police yesterday held a press conference announcing the arrest of a man suspected in a mugging and sexual assault early Labor Day morning and another holdup the day before.Jeremiah McMillon, 23, is charged with forcible sodomy and attempted robbery and rape in a gunpoint ... More >>
He scaled an intellectual Everest at age twelve. What's he like at sixteen? Meet George Thampy.
Public housing is going upscale, and it's the new "mixed-income" mantra that's doing the trick. At Darst-Webbe, "upscale" won't house everyone who's poor, but it'll sure make poverty invisible.
Despite the efforts of rehabber Patrick Schneider, the notion of a Gaslight Square revival seems to be running short on both time and money