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.

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.

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.

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.

Ben and Erin Napier, hosts of HGTV’s popular series “Home Town,” want to breathe new life into an entire town that’s struggling and in need of some TLC.

Pacific’s external financial auditors have finished a positive assessment of the city’s finances — and recommended four new practices.

Funds totaling $28,921 from Missouri’s scrap tires grant project benefited a variety of Meramec Valley R-III School District locations.

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.

Bryan Kopp started Jan. 22 in the newly created position of Pacific community development director.

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.

The Pacific High School JROTC varsity marksmanship team captured the 2020 Missouri state title this past weekend at Missouri Military Academy in Mexico, Mo.

Candidate filings for the Meramec Valley R-III School Board will close at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, for the April 7 municipal general election.

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.

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.

Members of Pacific Eagles Aerie 3842 continued their campaign to assist Meramec Valley R-III School District students whose families owe lunch money.

The second annual Christmas Tree charity event, introduced last year on the Meramec Valley Middle School track, has moved to a new location for 2019.