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In case you missed them, here were some of the top headlines from the last few days:
- Friends of Wentzville Parks pledged $2,500 in scholarships so underprivileged children could play in city-sponsored sports leagues, $4,000 for a basketball court at Progress Park, $5,000 for a batting cage and $1,200 for Easter egg hunt prizes.
- Crowds gathered outside Lindenwood University's Robert Hyland Arena two hours before it opened Saturday to listen to presidential candidate Ron Paul speak.
- Congressman Paul told his audience that the U.S. government violates the Constitution in several areas, hurting the country and sabotaging freedom and the economy.
- Vandals did more than $1,000 in damages to St. Louis Renaissance Faire buildings and stage in Rotary Park.
- A Renaissance Faire board member confirmed there would be no Pirate Festival in 2012 or 2013, but said the Faire board may add other single weekend events.
- Patch announced its Click and Claim for Charity" contest in which readers can support a favorite charity simply by nominating them. Businesses can support the charities by claiming their free listings on Wentzville Patch or other Patch sites.
- Wentzville Police arrested a man for DWI, assaulting arresting officers, and driving while revoked and uninsured.
- Wentzville Patch announced Munch Madness, a game that pits St. Charles County restaurants against each other in NCAA Tournament-inspired matchups. Your votes determine which eatery makes the Sweet 16, Final Four and which is crowned champion.
- Reports from Wentzville Police included a DWI, stealing and vandalism.
- The St. Charles County Athlete of the Week drew thousands upon thousands of votes, with Fort Zumwalt West's Lexi Moe winning the honors.
- The St. Charles County Health Department announced patrons can use their smart phones to check restaurants' most recent score on health inspections.
- Three Wentzville area students were among those recognized by Partners for Progress for accomplishments in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).