Phyllis Edler, RN, MA, doesn’t try to sugarcoat her message to teens about the realities of having a sexual relationship at such a young age. She is brutally honest, because she knows it can save their lives.
Al and Marge Wildt, Washington, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary May 25, 2018, with a private party. Mr. Wildt and the former Miss Straatmann were united in marriage May 25, 1968, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Washington.
The Melanoma Miles for Mike 5K run/walk will be held Friday, May 18, beginning at 6 p.m. at Four Rivers Area YMCA in Washington. Registration will be from 5 to 6 p.m., and the run/walk will begin at 6 p.m. Participants have the choice of a 5K run, 5K walk or 1-mile walk.
Four women from HomeFront Fitness in Washington competed in the annual USAPL Missouri State Powerlifting Meet Saturday, May 5, at Output Performance Gym in St. Louis.
A series of square nails is still intact on a wooden crate top from a shipment headed to S.H. Voltmann’s store through Miller’s Landing (New Haven) sometime in the mid-1800s. Written across the top in large, old-fashioned script are the words “S.H. Voltman — Millers Ldg” (sic).
Colleen Winning, Labadie, participated in the Silo District Marathon Sunday, May 6, in Waco, Texas, and found herself running alongside HGTV Star Chip Gaines for the first 10 miles of the race.
Congratulations to Megan Kersting, a 4th-grade student at St. Bridget of Kildare School, for winning the final News Quiz of the school year. Megan wins a $15 gift card to Imo’s Pizza in Washington and Union, our sponsor for this Missourian In Education News Quiz, based on news in the April 2…
Lisa Breer, Washington, and Walter “Vinny” Pearson, St. Clair, announce the birth of a son, Lonnie Joseph Pearson. Born March 21, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Chesterfield, he weighed 9 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 21 inches long.
Shaw Nature Reserve in Gray Summit has long been one of Mike Smith’s favorite places to relax and commune with nature. He has been coming here since he was a teenager in the 1970s, “as soon as I got my driver’s license,” he said.
Had a real upper the other day — an invitation to lunch from two juniors at Washington High School. I joined Samantha Hymer and Katrina Weiss in the school library, along with WHS librarian Ann Loesing, who provided sandwiches followed by yummy cupcakes.
It’s mucho, magnifico May, and Newsbee’s flying high about his theme for this month, “One World Many Stories.” As you “Page On” you’ll learn about children from different countries, their cultures and customs, and realize we share heartfelt commonalities that draw us close, despite our far-f…
Whether you are traveling for business or for pleasure, going solo or bringing family or friends, the Amtrak® Missouri River Runner® is offering great discounts for spring, summer and early fall travel.
Talking to a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease in the right way can improve overall well-being for caregivers as well as their partners and help to ease the caregiving burden. Those are the findings of a study from Florida Atlantic University’s College of Nursing that looked at a program de…
The Muny will hold a Centennial Birthday Bash that provides a free open house Sunday, May 20, from 1 to 5 p.m. Guests will enjoy once-in-a-lifetime experiences that celebrate musical theater, community and The Muny.
The 14th annual Riverfront Trail Day for senior citizens and anyone who is physically disabled will be held Wednesday, June 6, at the Washington Fairgrounds. A rain date has been set for June 7.
The Saint Louis Zoo’s eight 5-month-old cheetah cubs and their mother will begin to have access to the public habitat in River’s Edge Friday, May 4, during operating hours; however, there will be no set viewing schedule.
The Harvest Table will have a spring/summer Clothing Giveaway during its free weekly community meal Saturday, May 19, beginning at 4:30 p.m. in the cafeteria at St. Peter’s United Church of Christ in Washington. Items will be adult sizes donated by the Washington Elks Club and other individuals.
During the 20-plus years I have practiced ophthalmology, many patients have told me how little attention they paid to their eyes until they began having problems with their vision.
The third time’s the charm, according to the proverb. It worked for me last spring, when I was trying to get to Italy to join a group of pilgrims to walk the Way of St. Francis of Assisi.
There’s no more prettier place to be than Missouri this time of year — trees heavy with blossoms, redbud purple contrasting with lime green in the woods, crab- apples rosy pink and full, lilac bushes in white and lavender perfuming the air, tempting me to “snaff” a few, a bad habit I’ve been…
Newsbee happily announces the Book Buzz review winner for this month is Natalie Vogel, a third-grader at Immanuel Lutheran School, Washington. Her review of “The Word Collector,” by Peter H. Reynolds was superlative – and her efforts will earn her one of next month’s Book Buzz Picks, complim…
Congratulations to Gracie Deters, a 4th-grade student at St. Bridget School, for winning this week’s News Quiz. Grace wins a $15 gift card to Imo’s Pizza in Washington and Union, our sponsor for this week’s Missourian In Education News Quiz, based on news in the April 21-22 weekend issue of …
Spring is just starting to really take hold here, but Marsha Kyle is already looking ahead to late summer when she will raise and release hundreds of monarch butterflies from the backyard of her Washington home. Earlier this spring, Kyle started several tropical milkweed plants from seeds so…
Mr. and Mrs. David Gieselman, of Corder, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Chelsea Gieselman, to Quinton DiNovi, son of Mr. and Mrs.Tom DiNovi, of Villa Ridge.
Nick and Katie (Mishler) Straatmann, Washington, announce the birth of a daughter, Madelyn Marie Straatmann. Born March 22, 2018, at Mercy Hospital Washington, she weighed 5 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 17.5 inches long.
Neighborhood Reads has several book clubs open to readers of all ages and reading interests. Three of the groups will meet during the next week.
April always signals a celebration at Longmeadow Rescue Ranch — it’s the month Twist of Fate, the darling of Longmeadow, has his birthday. On April 18, the miracle horse turned 11.
As executive director for Franklin County CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), Glenda Volmert spends most of her days helping children who have experienced abuse or neglect.
“The Recovering, Intoxication and its Aftermath,” Leslie Jamison’s impeccably researched, 520-page book leaves no stone unturned as it opens our eyes to the devastating effects of alcohol and drug abuse.
The Missourian In Education program is publishing a series of four financial literacy features in the weekend issue of The Missourian beginning in the April 21-22 newspaper. In addition to the Newspaper In Education feature published in print, a collection of additional correlated activities…
Congratulations to Isabelle Hale, a 7th-grade student at New Haven Middle School, for winning this week’s News Quiz. Isabelle wins a $15 gift card to Imo’s Pizza in Washington and Union, our sponsor for this week’s Missourian In Education News Quiz, based on news in the April 14-15 weekend i…
David and Marie Scheiter will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary this weekend with family and friends. They were united in marriage April 20, 1968, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, St. Louis.
The 10th annual Franklin County Family Fun Night will be held Friday, April 27, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Central Elementary School, 2 E. Springfield Ave., in Union.
This Saturday night, Union firefighters and EMS workers will be looking to even the score against Franklin County law enforcement in a battle that began on the basketball court last year.