In the back corner of the banquet room at Röbller Winery in New Haven, musicians who had pulled chairs into a circle for an impromptu jam session had drawn a crowd of people who were watching, tapping their toes and some even recording the performance with their smartphones.
Gateway Arch National Park has been renovated and now includes a new visitor experience, including the Museum at the Gateway Arch, Tram Ride to the Top, the Arch Store, the Arch Café (located inside the tram lobby) or the Arch View Café (located on the dock of the riverboats).
An elementary student worries about college and what she wants to be. She wishes she could talk to her mom because she can’t quit obsessing about it. The girl is only a fourth-grader.
The 27th annual Franklin County CROP Hunger Walk will take place Sunday, Oct. 7, in Union, beginning and ending at Zion United Church of Christ, 115 S. Washington St. in Union.
One of the things children’s author/illustrator Loren Long is making sure to pack for his visit to Franklin County later this month is his ukulele. It will be integral to his presentations here promoting his newest title, “There’s a Hole in the Log on the Bottom of the Lake.”
As part of its weekly free community meal, the Harvest Table will be giving away new pairs of socks for people of all sizes, infant to adult, at the dinner on Saturday, Sept. 15.
Few cities can tell the story of beer in America like St. Louis. And a new book, “St. Louis Brews: The History of Brewing in the Gateway City,” shares that story in a beautiful 320-page tribute.
More than five years after Gwen Borgmann, Washington, was diagnosed and treated for breast cancer, she was still feeling weak from the toll all of it had taken on her body: Eight chemotherapy treatments spread out over 16 weeks followed by 33 radiation treatments.
Haley Green, daughter of James and Merideth Green, Washington, and the late Christine (McClanahan) Green, is engaged to Phillip Linnenbrink, son of Ronald and Kathleen Linnenbrink, Washington.
As hard as it may be for today’s young people to comprehend, there was a time not too long ago — less than 50 years — that people actually believed women were not capable of running long distances, that it could harm their ability to bear children, among other things.
Brent and Kayla (Forget) Bargen, Washington, announce the birth of a firstborn son, Blake Matthew Bargen. Born Aug. 26, 2018, at Mercy Hospital Washington, he weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 20 1/2 inches long.
Old ditties, songs and rhymes connect generations and are a treasure trove to share with little ones. A well-known tune gets new life in “There’s a Hole in the Log on the Bottom of the Lake,” by author/illustrator Loren Long. The picture book is the newest Baby Buzz Pick.
Registration is open online at foxpacf.org for all performing arts high school students in the metro area to compete in the Fox Performing Arts Charitable Foundation’s Ninth Annual St. Louis Teen Talent Competition.
It has been nearly 94 years since “Sunny” Jim Bottomley, while playing for the St. Louis Cardinals, set a Major League Baseball record for the most RBIs (runs batted in) in a single game: 12. That record still stands.
The pediatric cancer experts at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital kicked off the 50th anniversary of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month Sept. 1 by celebrating the dramatic and record-breaking increase in survival rates over the past five decades and highlighting the hospital’s focus on how…
It’s rewarding to bask in the glow of a successful event, like last Thursday’s Teacher Appreciation Night that The Missourian and Neighborhood Reads sponsored. The bookstore wasn’t only brimming with books, it was packed with teachers and librarians anxious to learn more about Newspaper In E…
This month, Newsbee hurtles round the bases with “Sports Books That Score.” There’s something for every taste in this spectacular trio of stories about athletes on and off the field who participate for the love of the game and the competition, establishing names for themselves, acing serves …
Every year on the second Saturday in September, a “promise garden” of colorful flowers springs up around the Main City Park in Washington as a crowd of more than 800 people take to the streets of downtown for the annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s.
Labadie native Jason Hicks will be bringing his band, the Blue Canyon Boys, to Labadie for their seventh annual concert at the Labadie Station this Sunday, Sept. 2, at 6 p.m.
The Friends of the Washington Public Library speaker series will host Benjamin Hochman this Tuesday, Sept. 4, at 6:30 p.m. for a presentation on his book, “The Big 50: St. Louis Cardinals: The Men and Moments That Made the St. Louis Cardinals.”
Richard Frick, Washington, and Karen Frick, Villa Ridge, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristi Frick, Boiling Springs, S.C., to Andy Glass, son of the late Ron Glass and Emy Gibbar, Jackson.
Jeff and Monica Friedmann, Villa Ridge, announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Nichole Friedmann, Union, to Daniel Todd Struttmann, Washington, son of Todd and Jane Struttmann, Washington.
To help celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Whitmire Wildflower Garden, Shaw Nature Reserve will hold its first ever Fine Gardening Symposium Oct. 19-20.
Every year on the second Satuday in September, a “promise garden” of colorful flowers springs up around the Main City Park in Washington as a crowd of more than 800 people take to the streets of downtown for the annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s.
Joseph and Kara (Caldwell) Landry, Billings, Mont., announce the birth of a son, Joseph Henry Landry III. Born July 19, 2018, at Billings Clinic, Billings, Mont., he weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces.
New Haven School District will hold a free public screening of the IndieFlix documentary “Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety” on Monday, Sept. 10, at the Walt Theater, 111 Front St., in Downtown New Haven.
The annual Harney Heritage Day will be held on the grounds of the General William S. Harney Summer Home at 332 South Mansion St. in Sullivan Saturday, Sept. 1, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 pm.
Little Man would like to announce the engagement of his mom and dad, Sarah Stafford and Luke Buscher, both of Union. Sarah is the daughter of Gary and Karen Stafford of Union. Luke is the son of Bruce and Neita Buscher of Union.
A total of 393,398 people came to The Muny this summer to see one of the seven shows in its centennial lineup. That number represents a 6 percent growth from 2017 and an 11 percent growth in season tickets.
Jane Arnold, Washington, never expected that the photos she and a friend posed for last May in the garden of Beatrix Potter’s home while on a nearly month-long visit to England would ever come to anything. It was kind of a fluke that they were even invited to the photoshoot to begin with.
Spark’s idea of country roads and mine aren’t the same. That’s what I thought recently as we sped down a busy divided highway on our way home from a short cycling trip to Hartland, Wis., population small — a Lake Country town near Milwaukee.
Horror movies send me running, but I relish southern novels with rough characters like those in “The Line That Held Us,” by David Joy. This raw, unpredictable inhale-it-in-one-sitting-read set in Appalachia launches with a tragic accident.
Keith Jackson and Sueann Barnhart-Jackson, Union, announce the birth of a daughter, Sarah Moriah Jackson. Born Aug. 11, 2018, at Mercy Hospital Washington, she weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces.
Even before they left for Seattle, Wash., earlier this summer to represent Missouri in the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games, Amanda Koch, Washington, and Devin Bock, Union, felt like they had won.
The craft room at Rainbow Abilities Center in Union was humming with chatter and the sound of a sewing machine last Thursday as participants and staff worked together to make “knot” pillows — long skinny pillows that can be “tied” into different kinds of loose knots.
When the school bells ring this week, lots of area kiddos will be in for a nice surprise. Their teacher might have an apple on his or her desk, but students will have a book to sink their teeth into — not an academic volume, but a picture book or chapter book to read for pleasure.
Keith and Renee Coulter, Washington, announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachael Coulter, Los Angeles, Calif., to Ethan Heberer, Los Angeles, Calif., son of Michele Heberer, Washington, and John and Amanda Heberer, Foley.
Simple illustrations in bright colors and rhyming text capture the attention of little ones. Author Eric Carle fills the bill with “My First I See You: A Mirror Book,” the August Baby Buzz Pick.
Shannon and Corey Zuroweste were driving through the intersection of Fifth and Cedar streets in Washington early last month when Shannon noticed a large number of bugs flying around in front of Cedarcrest Manor nursing home.
With back-to-school time around the corner, families will be scrambling to buy new school supplies and clothes. As they tick off their long list of school to-dos, ophthalmologists are reminding everyone not to neglect one of the most important learning tools: their children’s eyes.
When Darrell Gentry stepped off the plane from his trip to Washington, D.C., with the Franklin County Honor Flight on June 23, it had been 49 years since he had returned home from fighting in Vietnam.