Monarch captain given two days suspension by Board of Directors

Monarch Captain and Local IAFF 2665 Union Shop Steward Chris Gelven has been suspended for two shift days after a 3-0 vote by the Board of Directors. Gelven was brought before the Monarch Board of Directors on July 10 for making statements in April to local media outlets regarding security measures for the Board’s meeting room. “The issue was we don’t ...

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Thomas Sowell – Lawsuits and Impeachment

Whenever Democrats are in real trouble politically, the Republicans seem to come up with something new that distracts the public’s attention from the Democrats’ problems. Who says Republicans are not compassionate? With public opinion polls showing President Obama’s sinking approval rate, in the wake of his administration’s multiple fiascoes and scandals — the disgraceful treatment of veterans who need medical ...

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Rosters set for Missouri women’s Amateur, Mid-Amateur teams in Fore State Championship

Catherine Dolan and Brooke Cusumano will lead the Missouri “Amateur” team while Ellen Port, Tina Jones and Kathy Glennon will lead the Missouri “Mid Amateur” team into the Fore State Championship that begins next week. Dolan, a Ballwin native, and Cusumano, of St. Louis, competed in the recent Missouri Women’s Amateur Golf Association Amateur Championship and the six members of ...

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Chaminade’s Tatum invited to USA men’s U17 tryouts

  In just over a week, Chaminade’s Jayson Tatum will be out west looking to make another select basketball team roster. Tatum, a junior at Chaminade, has been invited to the USA basketball u17  training camp which will open on July 24 in Colorado Springs, Co. Tatum is one of a group of 36 players that is trying out for the squad. ...

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American Legion District 10 baseball tournament gets underway

The District 10 American Legion playoffs get under way Tuesday (July 15). Here are the seeds for this postseason: 1. Ballwin. 2. Eureka. 3. Creve Coeur. 4. Florissant. 5. Manchester. 6. Maryland Heights. 7. Thoman Boothe. 8. Lemay. The games will play at the Ellsville Athletic Association complex on Field 1. Two first-round games in the double elimination tournament will ...

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Brant wins first professional victory at Metropolitan Open

Edwardsville pro Chris Brant captured the ninth Metropolitan Open on Saturday at The Country Club of St. Albans. Starting the final round 3 shots back of three others, Brant closed strong with birdies on 14 and 16 to get to the clubhouse at 5-under and wait for the final groups to complete play. Chris Thompson, of Lawrence, Kan., playing in ...

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Two rowing camps to learn the sport will be held by St. Louis Rowing Club

The St. Louis Rowing Club will have two upcoming Junior Learn To Row Camps. They are  an introduction to rowing for juniors ages 12 to 17. The session includes 10 lessons over two weeks in both team boats and individual boats. The camps run from July 21–25 and July 28–Aug. 1. The sessions begin at 9:30 a.m. and finish at ...

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Judge rules for firefighters in Monarch lawsuit

A St. Louis County Circuit Court judge has ruled in favor of Monarch Fire Protection District firefighters in a lawsuit filed last year challenging the district board’s failure to make a promotion to captain from those on an existing eligibility list. In a decision entered July 8, Judge Mary Elizabeth Ott ruled the Monarch Board of Directors must promote one ...

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Cusumano is tied for lead after two rounds of the Metropolitan Open

St. Louis’ Alex Cusumano has a share of the lead Friday (July 11) after two rounds of the ninth annual Metropolitan Open. Cusumano shot a 68 and sits at 135 in the tournament being played at The Country Club of St. Albans. He is tied with two professionals — Jace Long, of Columbia; and Chris Thompson, of Lawrence, Kan. Cusumano, ...

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