Opening the time capsule that was buried in 1968 may be a bigger deal than a lot of us realize.

Author Ann Hazelwood, of St. Charles, who has penned more than a dozen books centered on quilts, will join the Scenic Regional Library book club discussion Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 1 p.m.

Tickets are on sale for the 22nd annual Pacific Indians Sports Club Annual Dinner Auction.

Dressed in sweatshirts and jackets for the 53-degree air, a large crowd of trick-or-treaters turned out for the 2018 Monsterfest in Downtown Pacific Wednesday night.

I’ve had an epiphany recently about my back problem. It was diagnosed as adhesive arachnoiditis, which causes the nerves inside the spinal canal below the waist to adhere to each other.

Businesses that struggle to attract qualified employees can improve their chances by partnering with the East Central College workforce program, said Alice Whalen, ECC Adult Education and Literacy director.

The Meramec Valley R-III School District is ready to move forward with renovation of the Pacific High School football stadium.

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Democrat Cody Kelley and Republican Dottie Bailey are candidates for state representative in Missouri’s 110th District in the Tuesday, Nov. 6, election.

The late Neil Brennan, who died in August, left the city cemetery a bequest of $20,000 to be used solely for the perpetual care fund.

A plan to renovate the former Red Cedar Inn building for use as a combined tourism/history center will go through a series of public reviews, said Herb Adams, who serves as aldermanic liaison to the Red Cedar committee.

The city decided to act immediately to create an alternate water supply to residents north of Interstate 44.

City Administrator Steve Roth presented a list of new businesses that have opened in Pacific in the past year at last week’s board of aldermen meeting, and he lamented that the building commissioner had to prepare the list by hand.

Mayor Steve Myers wants to establish a city beautification committee with its own fundraising authority, starting with $5,000 in seed money, but aldermen were cautious about approving funds for the project from the current budget.

A rubberized surface will offer an extra measure of safety for toddlers attending the new preschool at the Meramec Valley Middle School/Zitzman Elementary complex.

A Hermann woman was killed and two Pacific children seriously injured Saturday, Oct. 20, when a bus used as a trolley in Hermann crashed into an SUV on Highway 100 in Gasconade County.

The city apologized to a man who complained that he was treated unfairly in a dispute over his fence and set a new policy for future noncompliance action.

FEMA is coming up with a new 100-year base flood elevation, which is 9 inches lower than the current 100-year flood value and 15 inches lower than the 2015 base flood elevation, said Chad Mason, HR Green engineer.

The public is invited to a ghost hunt Friday and Saturday, Oct. 26-27, at the Old Diamonds, 100 Old Highway 100, Villa Ridge.

A Pacific man who was stung by a bee from a neighbor’s hive wants the city of Pacific to look at regulating beekeeping.

Thanks to Prop P funds, Pacific police officers will see an increase in pay beginning in January 2019.

Four Pacific students participated in the 2018 American Legion Boys State of Missouri, held June 16-23.

Some builders will experience an easier permit and approval process if proposed code amendments are approved this week.

The city plans to replace the black granite plaques depicting U.S. military history in Liberty Park, but one alderman wants the new plaques carved from American granite.

Nike Elementary School in the Meramec Valley R-III School District was recognized as a 2018 National Blue Ribbon School for academic excellence.

Pacific High School will present the smash hit, “High School Musical on Stage,” Nov. 1-4.

The Pacific Partnership will again holds its annual Monsterfest on Halloween.