Week in Review: Wentzville Man Chases Ex-Girlfriend with a Gun, Jammer Joint Motorcycles Comes Home and More

We know you're busy, so here's a roundup of some of the recent stories featured on the Wentzville Patch from last week.

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In case you missed them, here were some of the top headlines from Wentzville Patch from the last few days.

  • A 52-year-old Wentzville man was arrested and charged after police say he repeatedly tried to shoot an ex-girlfiend with a loaded handgun. Jerry Beatty, 52, of the 1200 block of Continental Drive in Wentzville, was charged with first degree domestic assault, armed criminal action, and burglary first following an incident in O'Fallon on April 26. 

City's Inspection of Renaissance Faire Site Prompts 31-Item Correction Notice

  • The St. Louis Renaissance Faire, originally known as the Greater St. Louis Renaissance Faire at Wentzville, has been given a list of repairs and corrections that must be made to the Rotary Park site. Repairs must be made, or the noncompliant booth or stage could be shut down during the fair's 2013 run. This year's fair starts May 18.

Jammer Joint Motorcycles Comes Home to Wentzville

  • For Jammer Joint Motorcycles and Leon Rogers, it's a story about coming home. Rogers was one of the owners of the motorcycle shop when the business originally opened in Wentzville in 1970. The shop closed down in 1981. In 2006, Rogers decided to bring the business back, but the location on West Pearce in Wentzville wasn't big enough to expand the business and it moved to Wright City. Jammer Joint came home to Wentzville this year, opening in March on West Pearce Boulevard. The shop does motorcycle repairs, rebuilds and customization.

  • Both high schools in the Wentzville School District—Holt High School and Timberland High School—were named to to a list of the nation's top high schools by U.S. News & World Report. Of the 142 Missouri high schools named to the list, both schools received a bronze medal rating.

Wentzville Planning & Zoning to Consider New Manufacturing Plant

  • Wentzville's Planning and Zoning Commissionwill consider a site plan for a new manufacturing facility in the M & B Sachs Business Park on Edinger Road. The new facility, if approved by the city, will be a tier one supplier to General Motors' new product line, city documents report.


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