Archive - Sep 26, 2011


In memory of Dusty Englert (Oct. 19, 1982 - Sept. 26, 1999)

Dusty Englert tragically died in a car accident 12 years ago.
His big sister wrote this poem for him below.

Dusty Angel

To look around this place I wonder,Wonder what it’s like
to see the world from up high,
Higher than a kite.

I roam around this small apartment,
worrying about the dust,
Washing clothes, doing dishes, showers area must

Intoxicated male attempts to take 2-year-old daughter -- Mother airlifted after being run over by vehicle


On Sat., Sept 24, around midnight, Franklin County Deputies and the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to a residence near the Gray Summit Post Office.  When they arrived there were several subjects visiting the residence.

Witnesses reported a male subject at the residence that had become intoxicated. According to reports, the subject wanted to leave with his 2-year-old daughter, however the mother refused to let him take her or have access to the 2-year-old

5th Annual 'Girls With Their Tops Down' convertible cruise raises another $4,000 for the fight


Story and Photo by Jeff Noedel

The 5th annual Girls With Their Tops Down parade and fund raiser unofficially took-in about $4,000 yesterday, according to one of the group's officers.

Cross Country team 4th place overall finish -- Best team finish at Hancock in school history


Photos by John Tuker

Saturday the Shamrock Cross Country team attacked the difficult and hilly terrain course at Jefferson Barracks, site to the Annual Hancock Invitational. The Rocks ran in the class 1A and 2A race that featured 102 runners and 15 teams.