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PEOPLE Mark S. Potratz has been named director of public safety and emergency management at St. Louis Community College. Potratz is responsible for the overall safety and security of students, faculty, staff and visitors at all STLCC campuses and centers. He holds master’s degrees in administration management and criminal justice administration, as well as a bachelor’s degree in human resource management, all from Lindenwood University. • • • Pulaski Bank has added Jimmie Howlett and Jerry Smith as vice presidents in the bank’s Community Lending division. Howlett and Smith will be responsible for developing and growing Pulaski’s small business banking ...

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Creating social change

A student-led group at Eureka High painted plywood murals of St. Louis and St. Louisans as a way to share feelings about the situation in Ferguson and engage in conversation about social change. Earlier in the year, more than 100 students came together to engage in a discussion about social change and society. The murals are part of a larger movement called #OneEureka and will be displayed at the school for all to see.

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In theaters Jan. 30

One film is about a man's struggle to maintain custody of his granddaughter, the other follows a group of teenagers in an ill-advised time traveling escapade.

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Experience delectable dining, top-notch service of The Legends for a limited time

Looking for first class service and delectable dining as well as a great golf experience? Look no further than The Legends Country Club in Eureka. “From the moment you walk in the door to the moment you leave we will provide a top notch experience,” promised Andrew Shrensker, director of food and beverage. “Our staff genuinely cares about the club and its members.” The Legends Country Club is a private club that offers a variety of membership plans. However, from Jan. 18 to March 31, their fine dining is open to the public. “The primary focus of the dining facility ...

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Sports Briefs: Lancers finish second in All-Suburban Wrestling Conference

High school wrestling The defending champion Lafayette Lancers finished second in the recent 31-team All-Suburban Conference Championships at Hazelwood Central. “We are very happy overall with the way our kids performed,” Lancers coach Jonathan Sumner said. We finished the day with eight medalists and everyone else contributed points along the way.” Senior Alec Reid won at 138 pounds with a 5-3 decision over Efe Oshghae, of McCluer North. Reid was coming off a third-place finish in the Granite City Invitational, held over the winter break. “He controlled the entire match from start to finish,” Sumner said. “He controlled every position, ...

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