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.

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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.

Homeowners with large items that won’t fit into their recycle bins will be able to dispose of them at no cost in the coming weeks.

The dispute between homeowners of a subdivision and the developer of a vehicle storage lot on North Thornton Road escalated Thursday, Sept. 27, with a standoff between no trespassing signs and bulldozers.

Bakers are invited to share their wares with the Meramec Valley R-III School District’s prom dress program.

Aldermen say a hasty decision to raise the cost of Iron Horse Rodeo tickets without approval of the board may leave admission fees the same as last year.

Two speakers with ties to the Holocaust will share their personal stories in a special program at the Tri-County Senior Center.

Homeowners in Eagles View subdivision say they want answers on why the city failed to enforce its own grading ordinances and allowed the clearing of land they own on Thornton Road.

Pacific’s Board of Aldermen approved the city’s 2018 property tax levy for the city, which is up slightly over last year’s rate.


Spc. Jeffrey Lee White’s mother and father, Paula and Jeff, received a standing ovation from a crowd of more than 100 as they took to a podium adjacent to the Pacific Post Office, now known as the Specialist Jeffrey L. White Jr. Post Office Building.

The Meramec Valley R-III School District property tax rate for 2018-19 will show a slight increase from the previous year.

This year’s St. Patrick of Armagh annual homecoming picnic in Catawissa was missing a familiar face: its founder, Billy Murphy.