Weather permitting, May 30, Missouri Route 94 will close at Treloar Creek, approximately 3 miles east of Treloar in Warren County, for a bridge replacement project. Originally built in 1947, this is the twenty-seventh bridge to be replaced under the FARM (Fixing Access to Rural Missouri) Bridge Program.
HANNIBAL - Weather permitting, contractor crews will begin work as early as June 5 on resurfacing 32 miles of Missouri Route 47 between Hawk Point and the Missouri River Bridge in Washington. All work will be completed during nighttime hours. Work between Hawk Point an Interstate 70 at Warrenton will occur 7:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. while work on the section of MO 47 between Warrenton and the Missouri River Bridge in Washington will occur 9:00 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.
Law enforcement officers often encounter a myriad of issues while on duty in the community, including individuals experiencing a mental health crisis. These people regularly need immediate attention and assistance in situations which can include harm to themselves or others. St. Charles County ensures its officers are prepared to respond by making crisis intervention training a priority.
A new program introduced by Missouri’s Women, Infants, and Children Program (WIC) enables participants to obtain vouchers exchangeable for fresh produce at the Lake Saint Louis Farmers and other select locations around the state now through Oct. 31. The benefits are available electronically this year through the app “Homegrown Benefits for eFMNP.”
The St. Charles County Assessor is mailing approximately 39,000 Personal Property Notices of Assessment Change on June 6. Taxpayers who reported additional personal property or made corrections to their 2023 personal property assessments will receive the notice. The mailing is part of County Assessor Scott Shipman’s efforts to further involve residents and make the assessment process less burdensome.
Gentle readers, I talk to strangers on the phone…even for hours. Sometimes, they tell me their life story without even asking me for one morsel of my own history in return. Kinda strange I guess, but probably just as well. Somehow, it feels normal.
The New Melle VFW Post 5651 has earned All-State Honors for the 2022-2023 year. This is the first time our post has been awarded this honor in over twenty years. To be in contention for All-State honors, a Post must meet minimum criteria in 13 different categories, including membership, community service and Veteran’s assistance. It requires extensive filing, audits, reports, and mandatory District meeting attendance and is difficult to achieve.
Crossroads Clinic Volunteers in Medicine (CC VIM), a free health clinic serving low-income adults 18-65, is looking to add new patients after recently relocating to a new, larger office. The new CC VIM office is located at 10890 Veterans Memorial Parkway in Lake St. Louis.
This past November, I expressed concerns about the explosive growth in St. Charles County, including the explosion of apartment buildings by over 300% in the past two years.
Recently, a request for rezoning was submitted to the St. Charles County Planning and Zoning Commission to develop an approximate 600-home subdivision near Frontier Middle School on Highway DD to Schwede Road. In this request, the property is being rezoned from Agricultural District to R1A (1-acre minimum lot size) and R1E Residential District (7,000 square feet minimum lot size).