Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Pacific Mayor Steve Myers and aldermen declared a state of emergency for the city at the March 17 board meeting.
One local enthusiast made good on his promise to keep safeguarding a Pacific park structure that was built in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps as a Route 66 highlight.
Meramec Valley R-III schools, which already were on spring break until March 20, announced Monday that due to the coronavirus pandemic all of its schools will be officially closed until at least Friday, April 3.
The Marine Corps JROTC varsity marksmanship team at Pacific High School, consisting of Amanda Benetin, Julia Thomas, Lucas Hicks and Preston Martin, has had a remarkable school year, according to WO Brian Cain, coach.
After the top of a Meramec Valley District R-III school bus intersected with a power line at a Highway OO work site, Pacific Intermediate students inside the bus arrived home 40 minutes late March 3.
This basketball season was the final one for Pacific High School’s Head Varsity Basketball Coach John VanLeer, after 27 years at the helm.
Meramec Valley R-III School District students to date have missed 8.3 days, or 55 hours, of class time due to harsh winter weather.
Pacific “marshals” or police chiefs have been elected by citizens in the past, but that could change with results of the April 7 municipal election.
Two new key personnel positions were approved Feb. 20 by the Meramec Valley R-III Board of Education for the Pacific High School staff.
A story published Feb. 19 about the Eagles continuing campaign to eliminate lunch debt, had outdated information about the Meramec Valley R-III School District lunch policy.
The Pacific High School speech team has a way with words and proved it by winning first place Feb. 13 among a seven-team meet hosted by Owensville High School.
Law enforcement and community first responders can enjoy a free breakfast Sunday, Feb. 23, at Pacific Senior Center during the 68th annual Pacific Lions Pancake Breakfast.
The Pacific Eagles are continuing their campaign to ensure that every child in the Meramec Valley R-III School District receives the same lunch regardless of whether some students owe for past lunches.
Twenty top city goals were conveyed by Pacific Mayor Steve Myers during his annual “State of the City Address” to 48 area chamber members.
Pacific High School art student Danielle Gibson was recognized at the Meramec Valley R-III School Board meeting Jan. 15 for her art that is part of a collaborative team project between students, district art teachers and the district’s communications department.
The community accomplished many things in 2019 because Pacific residents and supporters worked toward shared goals, Pacific Mayor Steve Myers said during his Jan. 28 “State of the City Address” to 48 area Pacific Chamber members.
Residents can hear classic love songs in honor of Valentine’s Day as sung by Melissa Fyr-Potter and Tim Garcia at the Scenic Regional Library Pacific branch Thursday, Feb. 13, at 6 p.m.
Suggestions and queries about Pacific’s future parks master plan were offered during an open public forum Jan. 27 at city hall. About 50 residents attended.
Nearly $900 was raised for local charitable causes through the second annual Meramec Valley R-III Christmas Tree Forest operated by Pacific students and their teacher Genetta Tomnitz.
World War II veteran and lifelong Pacific resident Roy “Eddie” Myers was honored with a patriotic tribute by State Rep. Dottie Bailey, District 110-Eureka, at the Jan. 7 Pacific aldermen meeting.
With remodelling plans for the Red Cedar Inn building recently approved for the beloved, but vacated Route 66 landmark, Pacific aldermen hope to settle an agreement before January ends with architects to handle the second step of the plan.
The Pacific High School Marine Corps JROTC varsity marksmanship team ended the 10-week 2019 National Air Rifle Sporter League competition by capturing the Marine Corps conference title.
Officials say they have ironed out the details of a new mini park adjacent to the government center that will alert motorists that the city of Pacific is the home of Bigfoot 4X4, the original monster truck.
For more than a dozen years, Pacific residents have heard promises of a riverfront trail along the Meramec River. Now, thanks to a federal grant awarded to the Magi Foundation, construction on a section of trail is set to begin.