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“People love their locksmiths.” We were so thankful for ours. A bad experience turned laughable after we got locked in, and out, of my parents’ condo in Florida last week.
There are exactly four weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas Day this year, and there are probably four dozen or more things to see and do around the area to celebrate the season. To help you make the most of this special time, we’ve compiled a list of 25 activities to enjoy with family and friends.
Many people who grew up in St. Louis and lived there their whole lives probably know less about the history of the region and present day community efforts than 13-year-old MacKenzie Rolf, Union.
It looks like January outside, and thoughts of last winter creep into my head. Many of you recall it was one of the worst on record. The season was particularly memorable for us because Spark retired on Jan. 1 after 51 years at Graphic Packaging International in Pacific.
The St. Francis Borgia Regional High School Starry Knights dance team will host a Holiday Vendor Open House Thursday, Nov. 20, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the school cafeteria.
Washington High School Winter Guard and Color Guard will hold its annual Spin It! Toss It! Guard Clinic Saturday, Nov. 22, from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. in the WHS gym for students in second through eighth grade.
Audrey Arand, a sophomore at St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington, isn’t like most of the girls at her school. She gets excited talking about math and science and thinking about the kind of job she can do someday using those skills.
Nancy Remmert spoke at the World Community Brunch hosted by the women of First Presbyterian Church, Union, Tuesday, Nov. 11. The program was planned by Church Women United of Franklin County with the theme of “Through God Our Hands Can Heal.”
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A presentation on “Polar Melting, Rising Seas and Changing Climate” will be held at Washington Public Library this Thursday, Nov. 13, from 7 to 9 p.m.
If you could only use books to describe and show to others the type of person you are, what books would you include and how many?
The number of talented people in our area is amazing — folks with unique hobbies, talents and interests. The Art Walk in Downtown Washington brings local artists to the forefront, offering them venues to display their talent in and around the shops.
Congratulations to the winner of this week’s Missourian In Education News Quiz, Mitchell Meyer, a fifth-grade student at New Haven Elementary.
In her downtime at home in Union, BilliJo Bowman doesn’t just lay around in sweat pants or jeans and T-shirts, like most 10-year-olds. She prefers a uniform — paramedic, flight suit or turn-out gear.
The double P’s are two peas in a pod — Phoebe and Parker, our youngest granddaughters. For two more weeks they’re both 5, but soon Phoebe will turn 6. Phoebe is tall with a mop of blond curls; Parker is a petite brunette with big dark brown eyes. Phoebe is a girly girl; Parker is all rough and tumble and bruised shins.