Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The St. Charles County Department of Community Health and the Environment has released food-service inspection reports for November and December 2012.
St. Charles County Department of Community Health and the Environment regularly inspects food service establishments throughout St. Charles County, except for within the limits of St. Peters. Businesses are inspected one to four times a year or after public complaints. "Lower-risk" places, like gas-stations that serve pre-packaged foods, are inspected less often than "higher-risk" places, like a restaurant, said Doug Bolnick, spokesman for the health department. The establishments begin with a score of 100 and points are deducted based on the severity of problems observed. According to the department's website, a low score does not mean the restaurant was unsafe on the day of the inspection. "A place could have just one deficiency that …
Thursday, January 10, 2013
The accident on Route F in New Melle sent two men to the hospital.
A Moscow Mills man was seriously injured Wednesday morning when he was struck by a pickup truck, the Missouri Highway Patrol reported. Nicholas C. Taylor, 32, of Moscow Mills, was standing outside a 2010 Freightliner that was parked on Route F in New Melle at 9:43 on Jan. 8. Calvin D. Stacker, 64, of Defiance, was eastbound on Route F in a 2001 Dodge Ram pickup. Stacker failed to see the parked vehicle and struck Taylor. Taylor was seriously injured and was taken by ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Creve Coeur. Stacker suffered moderate injuries and was also taken to Mercy Hospital. He was not wearing a safety belt.
Sunday, February 12, 2012
Cause of the fire is still under investigation.
A teenage girl was found dead in her bed by New Melle firefighters battling a blaze that destoyed a home on the 1500 block of Meinershagen Road Saturday afternoon. The girl is being identified by Fox 2 News as 19-year-old Moria Ryan, who was adopted by her family at 6 weeks old after being the victim of severe child abuse as an infant. The fire started shortly after noon, according to KSDK. The home is located about seven miles southwest of Wentzville. Four more people were in the home at the time of the fire, KSDK reported, and escaped without serious injury. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. For more on this story, CLICK HERE.
Friday, May 27, 2011
Wentzville Fire Protection District responded to the blaze.
After the storms on Sunday moved east, Wentzville firefighters responded to a report of a lightning strike to a residence in the 200 block of East Bless Us Drive in Flint Hill. The emergency call came out at 9:39 p.m. The first fire units arrived on the scene to find a moderate fire in the basement with heavy smoke throughout the house. The occupants of the home were able to evacuate to safety. Fire crews made an aggressive fire attack to the basement. The fire was brought under control within 45 minutes. Due to the rural location of the residence, three alarms were dispatched to the scene to get the firefighters and water tankers needed. Fire units from Lake Saint Louis, O’Fallon, New Melle, Central County, Lincoln County and Wright …
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will assess homes damaged by the Good Friday storms.
Five groups of assessors from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) started assessing homes damaged by the Good Friday storms on Wednesday. The teams are surveying Maryland Heights, Ferguson, New Melle and other areas hit by the storm. The FEMA officials are part of a Joint Preliminary Assessment Team, which consists of local officials, state authorities from the Missouri Emergency Management Agency, and an official from the Small Business Administration. Officials will assess home damage and will give the information to the state. FEMA spokesperson Josh deBerge told Patch that the overall goal is to see all areas damaged by the storms. Before the officials surveyed the damage, team members met with city mayors and officials on …
Monday, April 25, 2011
A look at Patch's coverage of the weekend storms.
This past weekend, St. Charles and St. Louis County were hit hard by storms and tornados. Here's a look at the Wentzville Patch's coverage. We want to know what you are doing. Is your church or club volunteering locally to assist those impacted by the storm. Let us know. Send your stories to Maggie.Rotermund@patch.com.
The Patch team in St. Louis covered the devastation wrought by nature starting Friday night.
Residents of greater St. Louis will not soon forget Good Friday 2011 and Easter weekend. Here is a roundup of coverage from Patch around the region: The Good Friday storm toppled the steeple of Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Maryland Heights. Rev. Richard Bockskopf, the church’s pastor, said 350 to 400 people were in the church when the storms hit. Many homes in Maryland Heights were also damaged by the storm. This slideshow shows the damage on Rose Acres Lane, Diane Marie Drive, Jeanette Mary Drive and nearby streets. On Saturday Maryland Heights Centre was opened as an American Red Cross shelter. Pattonville High School became a staging ground for emergency responders and insurance companies. The storm affected those outside of Maryland …
Saturday, April 23, 2011
Tornado-producing storms hit the St. Louis region on Friday, but most of St. Charles County was spared major damage.
A possible tornado ripped through New Melle and unincorporated St. Charles County near Wentzville Friday night, but the larger cities mostly avoided major damage. The storm started around 6:30 p.m. last night. A first system passed through the area before a larger and more damaging system came through at 7:40 p.m. New Melle, MO got hit with what is believed to be a tornado. Damaging hail also was reported throughout the area. According to St. Charles County Red Cross, about 20 homes north of New Melle in south St. Charles County were damaged by a possible tornado or straightline winds Friday night. The area affected was located at Foristell and Auburn Meadows Drive. St. Charles County Red Cross sent a disaster action team door-to-door …
Sunday, April 10, 2011
Patch takes a look at county-wide election results.
This week Patch brought you information on candidates, issues and election results in St. Charles, St. Peters, O'Fallon, Lake Saint Louis and Wentzville. Check out the unofficial election results listed below to see what happened throughout the rest of St. Charles County on April 5. St. Charles County Ambulance District Director Washington R-I School Board Flint Hill City Council Ward 1 Ward 2 St. Paul Mayor St. Paul Board of Aldermen Ward 1 Ward 2 Ward 3 Cottleville Board of Aldermen Ward 1 Ward 2 Foristell Mayor Foristell Board of Aldermen Ward 1 Ward 2 Dardenne Prairie Board of Aldermen Ward 1 Ward 2 Ward 3 Dardenne Prairie Prop A Weldon Spring Mayor Weldon Spring Board of Aldermen Ward 1 Ward 2 Ward 3 Weldon Spring Heights …
Thursday, March 31, 2011
Candidate carries plenty of experience.
When it comes to experience serving municipalities, Andrew Koor most likely ranks at the top. After graduating from Washington University School of Law in 1985, and being admitted to the Missouri Bar Association that next year, Koor hit the ground running. His experience began as assistant prosecuting attorney for Lincoln County (1986-1988). He has served as city attorney and prosecuting attorney for the City of Winfield. From 1994 to 1997 he served as prosecuting attorney in O’Fallon. He served as municipal judge in Foley (1989 to 1992), municipal judge in Old Monroe (1990-1997), municipal judge in New Melle (1994-1998) and municipal judge in the City of Winfield (2006-2011). “When I found out that the municipal judge position was up for …