The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) has reopened its public offices and facilities in the St. Louis Region. Facilities were closed temporarily starting last March due to the outbreak of COVID-19.
The Augusta Plein Air Art Festival has been rescheduled for Sept. 10-19, concluding in conjunction with the Augusta Harvest Festival.
As of the morning of July 7, 2020, Franklin County, Missouri has 39 new COVID-19 positive cases since we last published a report for on June 24th. The total case count to date is 231, up from 192 on June 24.
Adults and children can make their own beautifully handcrafted soaps in a safe and sanitized environment at the St. Charles County Heritage Museum in St. Peters. Experienced staff will teach the step-by-step procedures of making soap from scratch at the Hands-On Heritage: Soap Making workshop from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, July 11, inside the museum, located at 1630 Heritage Landing.
Dust off your bike! The St. Charles County Parks and Recreation Department is hosting two new programs during the months of July, August and October. “Senior Bike Rides” is geared toward guests 55 years and older and “Ride the Centennial” for participants 15 years and up.
As of the morning of June 24, 2020, Franklin County, Missouri has 16 new COVID-19 positive cases since we last published a report for on June 18th. The total case count to date is 192, up from 176 on June 18.
As of June 24, St. Charles County, Missouri is reporting 988 positive cases of COVID-19. That's up from 933 cases as of June 18, the last date we published a report.
There have been 6 new COVID-19 related deaths (a female in her 90s, a female in her 80s, 2 females in their 70s, and two males in their 80s) in the county since June 18, bringing the total to 73.
The Family Arena in St. Charles will reopen for public events after closing for COVID-19, beginning with facility rentals for graduation ceremonies. The first ceremony scheduled is on July 10.
By Tiffani Stewart
St. Charles City-County Library
With so many of us spending so much time at home, we’re all looking for inexpensive and easy ways to entertain ourselves. What could be better than a book? But maybe you’ve already read all of your favorite authors, all of the classics on your bookshelf, and all of the books your friends have suggested. What’s next?