Ballwin and Chesterfield police investigate similar burglaries

Police in Ballwin and Chesterfield are working together on two similar burglaries that happened less than an hour apart early Wednesday morning, June 6. According to Ballwin police, thieves used a landscape stone to smash through the front door window of iTechshark at 14844 Manchester Road just before 2:30 a.m. Responding to the burglar alarm at the store, officers said ...

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Editorial: Celebrating Fathers

On June 19, 1910, a Father’s Day celebration was held at the YMCA in Spokane, Washington, by Sonora Smart Dodd in honor of her father, civil war veteran William Jackson Smart. Slowly the idea spread, but it wasn’t until 1972, when President Richard M. Nixon signed the proclamation establishing the third Sunday in June as Father’s Day, that it became a national holiday.

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