Tuesday, May 21, 2013
The strike burned areas in front of a home and forced the evacuation of eight homes.
OLIVETTE, MO (KTVI) – Lightning struck a natural gas line during Monday night’s storms and caused a fire in front of an Olivette home. Some residents were forced to evacuate. It happened on Bon HIlls Drive off Price Road. Burned areas in the front yard of a home only tell half the story. It’s were authorities say the lightning strike happened but it ruptured an underground natural gas service line. Laclede Gas crews were still on the scene early Tuesday morning making repairs to the line. The strike happened about 11:45 p.m. Monday. Olivette fire crews say the strike led to a fire in the front yard of the home. Firefighters put the fire out and Laclede gas shut off the gas main. Laclede officials say eight homes were evacuated for …
Will he go pro or onto the University of Miami. Check back after the amateur draft June 6.
Athletics have always been a big deal in the Gary and Jody Kaplan family of Ladue. John, 33, a Parkway Central grad played for Tulane University then got drafted by the Diamondbacks, was traded to the Cardinals and is presently in the Independent Baseball League. Courtney, a sophomore at MICDS plays basketball and elite club soccer for Scott Gallagher. Lex, 18, is headed to the University of Miami-Coral Gables on a full baseball scholarship. Kaplan is one of the premier players in the St. Louis Metro and top producers and is the Ladue-Frontenac-Olivette Patch Male Athlete for the spring. The dream is just getting started He’s dreamed of being a major leaguer almost forever. Every day, he’s either in the cage taking swings; shagging balls …
Patch rounds up local job listings to help you on your search.
On the lookout for a job for you or someone else? Patch scoped out a few listings for employers hiring in the area. Who's Hiring: Family Dollar What: Assistant Store Manager Where: Olivette Apply: View the job listing for more information. Visit here to find other jobs near Olivette on CareerBuilder. Who's Hiring: KFNS 590 The Man and 1380 The Woman What: Radio Station Traffic Assistant Where: Webster Groves Apply: View the job listing for more information. Who's Hiring: Walmart What: Staff Pharmacist Where: Kirkwood Apply: View the job listing for more information. Who's Hiring: Barnes and Noble What: Bookseller Where: Ladue Apply: View the job listing for more information. Who's Hiring: Thomson Reuters What: Senior Business Analyst …
It's mosquito time again and some may carry the West Nile virus. While almost 80 percent of people infected with the virus don't experience symptoms, about 20 percent may develop West Nile fever. Here's what you need to know.
When Grace Mehan's father began decorating her bus stop, who could know it would become a symbol of joy and understanding throughout the community?
About this sponsorship: In honor of the 60th anniversary of Sir Edmund Hillary’s historic ascent of Mount Everest, Patch and Grape-Nuts are teaming up to highlight those who inspire people around them to climb their own mountains. Grace's Glendale Bus Stop got its start when a young lady, Grace Mehan, who has Down Syndrome, wanted to take the bus on her own. The bus stop was in a dangerous location, so dad Tom Mehan decorated and built a bench for the bus stop. That singular act took on a life of its own and spread joy and compassion throughout the local community and beyond. Here, Grace's mother, Colleen Mehan, shares the story of Grace's Glendale Bus Stop with Patch readers. Q: What’s the biggest challenge you’ve taken on? A: In general…
The St. Louis Better Business Bureau shares this advice with parents.
Monday, May 20, 2013
Major turnover in the senior administrative positions.
This is the official list of those who have retired from the Ladue School District at the end of this year. Administrators Dr. Marsha Chappelow, Dr. Judy Sclair, Dr. Vicki VanLaere. Certified Staff Janine Burmeister, Jill Davis, Nancy Hier, Christine Kiely, Beth Knoedelseder, Rochelle Koenig, Barbara Martin, Jill Svejkosky, Linda Stephens. Classified Staff Sally Gilmore, Jill Schmidt, David Shortt. SSD - Ladue Staff Chris Gates, Joan Holmes, Martha Maney, Katie Schmid.
Inspection delays means the business may not be able to open on time.
We're taking a last look at all of the spring athletes who earned your vote over the last few months.
As the spring sports season heads into the final few weeks of the postseason, we want to make sure you take a moment to recognize the athletes who have earned your vote this spring during our MVP voting contest. The MVP poll will be back in the fall, just in time for boy's soccer, football and softball, just to name a few fall sports. Coming tomorrow and Wednesday we'll name our Boys and Girls Spring Athletes of the Year.
Patch is teaming up with Tony Pringle, part owner and hairstylist at Metro Design Studio Salons, this week to get all of your questions answered.
Patch wants to help find the answers to all your questions about hair styling, cuts, coloring and more. That's why this week, we are teaming up with Tony Pringle, part owner and hairstylist at Metro Design Studio Salons, to get all of your questions answered. In the latest edition of "Ask the Patch Pro," Tony Pringle will answer readers' questions in the comment section of the Patch sites on Thursday, May 23. Get your questions ready and look for the Patch Pro article that is published on Thursday morning. More about Tony Pringle: Tony Pringle, a 31+ year veteran of the cosmetology industry, is a co-owner and hairstylist/makeup artist at Metro Design Studio Salons, a unique concept in the St. Louis cosmetology industry that offers …