Thursday, September 13, 2012
The man ate an ice cream drumstick and took two five-pound tubes of frozen ground beef, according to court documents.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Joe Scott
Thursday, September 13, 2012
A homeless man broke into the Wentzville Community Club building and stole food Friday, Wentzville Police said. Jeffrey Graham, 52, was charged Saturday with second-degree burglary. Wentzville Police said Graham broke into the building at 500 West Main St. in Wentzville and ate an ice cream drumstick. He left with two five-pound tubes of frozen ground beef. The break-in was captured on the club’s video surveillance system. The Wentzville Community Club is a not-for-profit group that aids charities and raises money by organizing flea markets, farmers markets and Bingo games. Police said when Graham was arrested, he was wearing the same clothes as in the burglary. Bond was set at $5,000. For more crime information on Wentzville Patch, see …
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Here are some facts and places all about the sweet cold treat.
With scorching temperatures beating down the St. Louis area, ice cream might be a food on everyone’s minds. Well, coincidentally, July is National Ice Cream Month. To beat the summer heat and give you some background, here are a few fun facts from the International Ice Cream Association about ice cream, the frozen treat that makes everyone smile, especially in the summertime. There are several great locations to indulge in the cold delicacy in the Wentzville/Lake Saint Louis area, including Dairy Queen, Cold Stone Creamery or Culver's. Or if you’re interested in something a little different, there’s always frozen custard from Fritz's. So, let us know what’s your favorite ice cream, and where do you like to get it?
Friday, June 15, 2012
Fritz's Frozen Custard wins the Readers' Choice contest for top spot to indulge in the sweet creamy cold stuff in St. Charles County
It was a strong finish for Fritz's Frozen Custard in our Readers' Choice contest for best place for ice cream in St. Charles County. Fritz's took home the top prize by 15 votes, a big lead over the rest of the finishers. Fritz's Frozen Custard, with locations in O'Fallon, St. Peters and Wentzville, won our poll with 48 percent of the vote. Culver's, with locations in St. Charles, O'Fallon and Wentzville, came in second with 22 percent of the vote. Third place was a tie, with Silky's Frozen Custard in St. Peters and Fritsche's Creamery in St. Peters both getting 22 percent of the vote. In fourth place was Deter's, with locations in St. Charles and Weldon Spring We also had write-in votes for Lyons and Doozle's. Thanks to everyone who voted…
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Vote for your favorite ice creamery among this week's Readers' Choice finalists in the poll below.
Whether it's in a cone or cup or waffle bowl, made into a shake or a sundae or on a stick, we love our ice cream. And we all have our favorite flavor and our favorite place to get it. On Monday, we asked for the best place to get ice cream in St. Charles County, and you guys came through. Here are the nominees for best ice cream in St. Charles County: Cast your vote for your favorite finalists by submitting your answer in the poll below. Voting will continue through 5 p.m Thursday, June 14. Check back Friday morning to find out who has been chosen as this week's winner for having the best ice cream in the county. After you've voted, be sure to tell us in the comment section below why your favorite is the best.
Monday, June 11, 2012
Nominate your favorite spot to grab a cone or a concrete in St. Charles County and tell us why you love it.
Welcome back to Readers' Choice—a column aimed at finding the best restaurants, businesses and attractions in St. Charles County. After tackling thrift stores, libraries, parks and other things, we're switching gears and thinking about food. More specifically, we're thinking about food that pairs nicely with summer. And when it's hot, we know what you crave. Creamy, sweet, melt-in-your-mouth, worth the brain freeze—ice cream. From the purist who prefers a single-scoop vanilla cone to the adventurer whose taste runs to amazing combinations of flavors and toppings, almost everyone loves ice cream. So, dear reader, we want to know: Where is the best place in St. Charles County to get ice cream—and why? You can let us know by commenting below…