Pam Manuel is president of the Pacific Lions Club, secretary of St. Bridget of Kildare Parish and is the first person to call when anyone needs help.
As filing opens this week for individuals who want their names placed on the ballot for the April 6 municipal election, the city clerk has issued guidelines relating to filing procedures.
Twenty-five years after the passage of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), some Pacific sidewalks are still unfriendly to wheelchairs, according to Alderman Steve Myers.
Aldermen approved an agreement to spend $107,000 on a study to mitigate flooding at the city’s sewer treatment plant, drinking water facilities, the East Osage retail plaza and the residential and business area south of the railroad tracks.
It was an evening of recognition as the Pacific Area Chamber of Commerce and Pacific Partnership handed out plaques and awards for community volunteers Wednesday, Dec. 6, at the Eagles Hall.
After identifying an oversight when raises were included in the recent budget, aldermen approved pay raises for the police chief, collector and municipal judge Dec. 5.
Members of the Pacific Area Chamber of Commerce’s fifth annual Pianos for a Purpose dinner committee met at Little Ireland Coffee Shop Dec. 5 to discuss plans for the January 2018 benefit dinner.
A soda can pull tab collection campaign to benefit temporary homes for sick children’s families was nothing short of magic for Coleman Elementary students Dec. 5.
The annual Christmas on the Plaza and Electric Light Parade, hosted by the Pacific Partnership, will take place Saturday evening, Dec. 9, in Downtown Pacific.
Two months before the case is set to go to trial, the parties in a lawsuit over ownership of some Pacific cemetery records want to mediate the case, according to City Attorney Bob Jones.
Stepping up to the challenges of leadership training, Pacific High School junior Alyssa Crum turned to the Pacific business community.
Pacific High School Coach Clint Anderson says recognizing one accomplishment of a PHS star varsity player covers only a miniscule part of what the offensive-defensive athlete brought to the football program and the school.
The Meramec Valley R-III School Board Nov. 15 approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Preferred Family Healthcare Inc. (PFH) to help the district help students who might be dealing with substance abuse.
As community leaders and educators consider ways to improve the community and schools, attitude, not bricks and mortar, might be the thing to strive for, according to Tom Sauvage, Pacific High School principal.
A 26-year-old Robertsville woman was able to self extricate herself and her infant child from their SUV that had driven into a pond in the 5000 block of Calvey Creek Road just before 7:30 Wednesday morning
Alderman Mike Pigg would like to see the city create a program to house personal pets, such as cats and dogs, in the city animal shelter when a medical emergency takes a live-alone resident out of the home.
The Pacific High School JROTC and the student body paid tribute to area veterans in the 18th annual PHS Veterans Day assembly Nov. 10.
One alderman said it’s time for the city to begin work to craft a historic-downtown zoning district to aid the Missouri Main Street Connection (MMSC) grant awarded to the city.
Aldermen backed away from the suggestion of increasing the pay of the mayor and aldermen, but are now considering an increase for the full-time elected positions of collector, police chief and municipal judge that was apparently overlooked when the budget was crafted.
Pacific joined other cities in the St. Louis County Municipal League to oppose any statewide vote on the question of a St. Louis and St. Louis County merger.
The growing number of empty retail buildings on St. Louis Street are a challenge for the Pacific Partnership, a civic organization with the primary goal of promoting downtown, according to Stephen Flannery III, Partnership president.
Inviting the community for a free meal is part community service and a lot of fun for the stalwart volunteers who show up every Thursday to cook, serve and clean up.
The man who will be at the helm of the Meramec Valley R-III School District next year said he’s anxious to get to know the community because the community defines the school district.
Alan Bruns began working in the family monument business as a small boy, as soon as he was old enough to follow his father, Raymond Bruns, along the grounds at the City Cemetery or Resurrection Hill Cemetery to mark off a space for burial.
Her job as keeper of the city records makes City Clerk Kim Barfield the heart and backbone of the city, and she’s steady as a rock, according to Pacific aldermen.
Boris Karloff, arguably best known for his portrayal of Frankenstein’s monster who topped that late in life with a funky hit song titled “Monster Mash,” would have been on familiar ground in Pacific Halloween night, according to organizers.
Pacific Area Chamber of Commerce officials are seeking the names of individuals who make a difference in our community, according to Greg Myers, Chamber president.
Jason Wohl of Robertsville said he was passing by Pacific on Interstate 44 when he saw a large crowd Friday afternoon around an array of painted animals near the eastbound exit ramp and decided to see what was going on.
The Pacific Partnership, the primary sponsor of a state retail development program grant, is counting on the program to help revitalize downtown as more St. Louis Street buildings turn up empty.