Saint Charles County, MO

Lots of love, humor, tears honoring memory of Jerry Donovan as Robert J. Kelley Labor Hero

Insulators Local 1 business manager was loved by all. With love, humor, respect, humility and lots of emotion, Jerry Donovan, deceased business manager of Insulators Local 1, was remembered as a true union brother and friend when Democrats, unions and his many friends gathered to honor his memory with the Robert J. Kelley Labor Hero Award at ceremonies June 10 sponsored by the St. Charles County Democrats.
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New food truck garden to open in St. Charles County

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - A new food truck garden will officially open in Cottleville. Frankie Martin’s Garden will offer 10 food trucks as an expansion of the nine-mile garden concept in South County. There will be sand volleyball, pickleball, and a whiskey tasting room. Cottleville’s mayor wants to...

Two Missouri men sentenced to prison for helping violent drug trafficking organization

U.S. District Judge Henry E. Autrey on Thursday sentenced two men who helped violent drug traffickers try to avoid prosecution to lengthy prison terms. Michael Grady, 67, of St. Louis, was sentenced to 18 years and 10 months in prison and Oscar Dillon III, 48, of St. Charles County, was sentenced to 15 years and seven months.

Festus man hurt in St. Charles crash

John P. Hurley, 51, of Festus was injured Monday morning, June 20, in an accident on Hwy. 364 east of Harvester in St. Charles County, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported. At 11:20 a.m., Hurley was driving a 2005 Sterling L9500 truck east on the highway when the truck malfunctioned,...

Celebrate July 4th with these St. Charles County events

Across St. Charles County, Fourth of July celebrations offer the opportunity to gather together with friends and family to enjoy fireworks, concerts, kids activities and stunning views of the Missouri River. And there’s no better time than now to plan a fun-filled Fourth. Here’s how. O’FALLON HERITAGE AND...

Frankie Martin’s Garden set to open in Cottleville this summer

COTTLEVILLE, Mo. (KMOV) - A new food truck entertainment complex will open in St. Charles County later this summer, as construction crews work to make up delays caused by supply chain issues. Frankie Martin’s Garden, situated at the corner of Highway N and St. Charles Street in Cottleville, will offer...

Business Briefs

Little Explorers Learning Academy at 2102 W. Randolph St. in St. Charles celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, May 20. Joining owner Shay Coleman were family and friends, and representatives of the St. Charles Regional Chamber. Little Explorers Learning Academy provides care for children 6 weeks to 12 years old. Its program includes infant, toddler and preschool development, a school-age program, before and after school care and a summer program. With teachers that have all necessary state required training, and all staff having background checks and being CPR/First Aid – AED certified, children are in the best of hands at Little Explorers Learning Academy. For more information, call (636) 493-1012.
Government Technology

'Smart Intersections' Gives Missouri EMS Automatic Green Lights

(TNS) — Every traffic light in St. Charles County will soon automatically turn green for first responders heading to emergencies — the latest move in a $17 million effort to create "smart intersections" across the county. Emergency vehicles now get priority at 210 of the more than 350...