Developers of a proposed retail and residential development on Hogan Road said they are continuing to work through DNR and the city of Pacific on requirements for the site and still plan to begin construction this summer.
Mayor Steve Myers said he’s considering asking aldermen to contract with a qualified engineering firm to perform an overall evaluation of the city’s aging sewer system, including lines, lift stations and the sewage lagoon.
The Meramec Valley R-III School District is joining other districts in eastern Missouri in a program that involves Missouri state troopers making random walk-throughs of school buildings.
The Meramec Valley R-III School District will take steps over the summer break to complete its plan of installing security cameras districtwide.
After raising $31,000 in funds and receiving the promise of labor and materials, the campaign to elevate the Historic First Baptist Church and Education Center at 412 S. First St. above the flood plain is nearing the point where the church can be lifted, according to Norbert Gildehaus, commi…
The Pacific Lions Club is asking the public to look out for collection boxes placed around Pacific for its school backpack drive. The Lions are collecting school supplies that will be distributed to Meramec Valley R-III School District students at a back-to-school party Saturday, July 21, fr…
The Meramec Valley R-III School District Teacher of the Year used a friend’s description of her as a porch light to illustrate the role that teachers play in the lives of their students.
Personal show and tell brings local history to life in meetings where members of the Meramec Valley History Museum and Genealogical Society (MVHM&GS) delve into the past through family lore.
Mayor Steve Myers’ quest for Pacific to be both beautiful and friendly during his administration will be tested with new grass and weed abatement regulations that go into effect immediately.
A man who after 62 years still holds the record for the most basketball points scored in a single game has a news poster of his big game go on display in the Pacific High School memorabilia trophy case.
The city will contract with Cochran Engineering to prepare applications for federal funds for three street repairs in the next round of East-West Gateway Council of Governments (EWGW) surface transportation program (STP) funding.
In the day of online shopping and declining mall visits, a new wave of shopping for women’s clothing is sweeping the country.
Shawn Seymore, Pacific’s new building commissioner, made his debut May 8 at the planning and zoning (P&Z) commission meeting.
An appeal for tourism taxes to pay the full cost of the city’s Independence Day fireworks exhibit failed as commissioners said Alderman Carol Johnson must continue to solicit the community to help fund the event.
The Tri-County Senior Center 5K Run, Waddle and Roll event held April 28 marked six years this year and turned out to be a perennial draw for runners of all ages.
Pacific will see significant road improvements over the next two years as MoDOT launches repair work on Interstate 44 and Route 66, according to Judy Wagner, MoDOT area engineer.
The Pacific Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) voted April 24 to recommend to the board of aldermen to approve a zone change to allow a new subdivision on Highway N.
Growing up in an area of Eastern Missouri where Osage Indians camped and hunted for 14,000 years, even a little kid can occasionally spot a hand-flaked arrowhead or spear point, according to Scott Louthauser, seasoned collector and student of Native American archeology.
New Mayor Steve Myers said elected officials alone cannot provide the level of government that citizens want and deserve. He said citizen participation is vital to good government.
Developers of a three-tier hotel, retail and residential development on the hillside north of West Osage Street hope to begin construction by June, according to Chad Neal, construction manager.
Pacific will have a new mayor and new aldermen in all three wards following Tuesday’s election — but the collector, police chief and municipal judge all retained their seats.
Residents on Highway OO are gratified that zoning for a wedding venue has been invalidated but they feel it is just a delay and the developer will try again.
Walker Products received accolades for being a good business partner with the city and a recommendation of approval of its plans to construct a fourth building at its 8-acre campus at 525 West Congress during a March 27 planning and zoning meeting.
A local business owner who said she wanted the opportunity to do business with the city triggered a discussion that may bode well for all local firms that seek to get special treatment in bids for city business.
When a Pacific couple first doctored hot wing sauce to make it sweeter for kids and friends with sensitive palates they didn’t plan to create a business around their family recipe.