Splash’d is Bright With Tie Dye

Published: January 12, 2009

Give me more leggings and bandanna headbands please! Some fads have certainly come back to haunt us. Read More »

Coil heads to Canada with family

Published: January 8, 2009

Labeled boxes lie all around and the walls become barer as the packing continues. A wife, a mother, and most importantly a teacher begins to look back at the life and Read More »...

Providing love proves rewarding

Published: December 10, 2008

Pink coat. Old shoes. Puffy eyes. Tears stream down her little red cheeks while she stands, staring out the door at her mother leaving once again. She’s been from home to home, each time not knowing whether or not “mommy” was coming back. This time it’s different. She’s not alone.From St. Charles, a 10-minute drive to 315 First Capital D...

X-mas in the USA

Published: December 10, 2008

Santa Claus” is the symbol for Christmas here in the United States, where junior Jessica Maddux lives, but where she spends Christmas with her family, “Father Christmas” is what she has come to know. Read More »...

Family lives military life

Published: December 10, 2008

Imagine being told that in just a few weeks, both yourself and family are moving. Not for the first time either. It happens whenever least expected. While this may not be completely unheard of, here’s the catch: it wasn’t your family’s decision. Read More »...

A family devoted

Published: December 10, 2008

He wakes up on Dec. 25 to snow outside his window, no school for winter break. He walks downstairs towards the kitchen for breakfast, then sits in the living room and eats. Across the room, nothing is wrapped of decorated paper and bows, nothing smells of pine and sap, nothing hangs on the mantle of the chimney.There are no half-eaten cookies on the t...

Our Lady’s Inn offers support, love, hope

Published: December 10, 2008

On the outside, it’s nothing extraordinary. On the inside, it’s quite the opposite.Our Lady’s Inn is an emergency shelter for pregnant women, all coming from differing circumstances – rape, abuse, abandonment, etc. Some suffer from mental illnesses.“Somebody saw a need, and they wanted to fulfill it,” Child Advocate Jodi Schulte said. “We...

Christmas on Main

Published: December 10, 2008

It’s 11 o’ clock on a weekend. Children are running together, laughing. Couples strolling together, window shopping. Friends sitting together, chatting. There is a wedding at the Conservatory. For the regulars of Historic Saint Charles this is a common occurrence. Everything is as it should be. But yet...something is different. It is around this ti...

Channel 5’s journalists go behind the scenes for stories

Published: December 10, 2008

Jim Viehman and Julie Tristan meet at the Missouri Baptist Hospital at 8:30 a.m. on Oct. 24 in order to drive together to their shoot at Zick’s Spookhouse. As soon as Jim arrives, Julie hops into the front seat and they head over to the shoot.   Read More »...

Masque players to attend conference in Jan.

Published: December 9, 2008

After braving the successful fall musical “Little Shop of Horrors” members of FHN’s Masque Players will have the opportunity to hone their skills. On Jan. 8-10 the Education Theatre Association will be sponsoring the Missouri Thespian Conference at the University of Missouri Saint Louis. Read More »...

Proposition B changes schools for the better

Published: December 9, 2008

Driving down Jungs StationRoad, just past the fire station, Barnwell Middle School’s marquis read “Prop. B has passed.” Since the bond issue passed during the Nov. 4 election, the district has been busy working with contractors at Howell. They are starting the bidding for construction companies and banks to start off the construction Read Mor...

Why Are You Insane In The Teen Brain?

Published: December 9, 2008

With the many activities that high schoolers are involved in, getting sleep each night is growing more and more difficult. Day after day, teens are asked to do numerous different things in a certain time span, which causes sleep deprivation.“It’s really hard for me to find anytime to sleep with school and everything [I do after school],” junio...