Governor Eric Greitens Leads Trade Mission to Europe

16 Oct






Governor Eric Greitens Leads Trade Mission to Europe Governor Eric Greitens will depart today for a trade mission to the United Kingdom and Switzerland. The trip will include meetings with government officials, business executives, and workforce development leaders.    The Governor chose these nations for his second trade mission because of the great opportunity that […]

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St. Louis County Offers Free & Discounted Adoptions in recognition of “Adopt a Shelter Dog Month”

16 Oct






St. Louis County Offers Free & Discounted Adoptions in recognition of “Adopt a Shelter Dog Month”  In recognition of October as both Adopt a Shelter Dog Month and National Pitbull Awareness Month, St. Louis County’s Pet Adoption Center is offering free or reduced adoption fees.   During the month of October, the adoption fee for all […]

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Bold and Brilliant Move: Mayor Lyda Krewson Appoints Judge Edwards, Director of Public Safety

13 Oct






Bold and Brilliant Move: Mayor Lyda Krewson Appoints Judge Edwards, Director of Public Safety The Hon. Jimmie M. Edwards, a highly-regarded St. Louis Circuit Judge since 1992, will become the City’s Director of Public Safety effective Nov. 6, Mayor Lyda Krewson announced Friday. “I am thrilled to announce Judge Edwards’ appointment,” Krewson said. “His experience, temperament, and […]

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St. Louis Awarded DOJ Safe & Thriving Grant

12 Oct






St. Louis Awarded DOJ Safe & Thriving Grant The U.S. Department of Justice has awarded the City of St. Louis’ Youth Violence Prevention Partnership $737,770 for a 3 year Cooperative Agreement as part of its FY 17 Safe and Thriving Communities Grant Program. The award has funding for a planning phase and an implementation phase. […]

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$1 Million Grant will focus on Community-Police Relations for CASTLE POINT

10 Oct






$1 Million Grant will focus on Community-Police Relations for CASTLE POINT St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger today announced the Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Program has awarded the County a $1 million grant that will be used in the Castle Point neighborhood in St. Louis County. The three-year grant will focus on innovative strategies promoting […]

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$1 Million Awarded to St. Louis County to Fight Opioid Epidemic

4 Oct






$1 Million Awarded to St. Louis County to Fight Opioid Epidemic ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO –  The Saint Louis County Department of Public Health has been awarded two grants from the U.S. Department of Justice to address the opioid epidemic. The two grants, totaling $1,000,000, will be used to fund efforts over a three-year period.   […]

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St. Louis County Executive Recognizes Outstanding Student Leaders

3 Oct






St. Louis County Executive Recognizes Outstanding Student Leaders  St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger will be honoring 56 high school students as part of the County’s yearly Outstanding Student Leadership Conference. He will recognize these students with a proclamation at a special ceremony on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 2:30 pm in the County Council Chambers.   “These […]

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Can Millennials Seek Justice, While Vandalizing?

29 Sep






Can Millennials Seek Justice, While Vandalizing? By K. Gerald Thomas   Now that St. Louis Circuit Judge Timothy Wilson has exonerated former St. Louis patrolman Jason Stockley of the 2011 murder of Anthony Lamar Smith, in some minds, it’s time to move on, nothing to see here.   Protesters will not allow this just to […]

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S.L.A.T.E. Pledges To “Skill up” 500 people in 100 Days

29 Sep






S.L.A.T.E. Pledges To “Skill up” 500 people in 100 Days By Travis Smith, MultiMedia PR News Service   The key to attracting more area businesses and out-of-town operations to the City of St. Louis is to make sure a strong, educated and properly trained workforce is ready for new opportunities and new employers, searching for additional […]

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Top 10 Missouri Counties for College Savings

29 Sep






Top 10 Missouri Counties for College Savings State Treasurer Eric Schmitt today unveiled the top 10 Missouri counties for college savings. The rankings, which have been published on the Missouri Economic Dashboard (MissouriDashboard.com), are determined by county participation rates in the MOST 529 College Savings Plan.   Top 10 Missouri Counties for College Savings:   1.    St. […]

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