Cardinals Nation lost a promising young slugger on Sunday, Oct. 26, when 22-year-old Oscar Taveras and his girlfriend, Edilia Arvelo, 18, were killed in a car accident in his native Dominican Republic. Here, West Newsmagazine photographer Lou Countryman shares images of Taveras’ last home run.
Former Mayor Tom Brown, who presided over the city during 20 years of unprecedented growth, was lauded last week as the man who played a major role in nurturing that growth. On Oct. 16, Brown passed away after a long battle with cancer.
Chesterfield Police are warning the public about a scam that is being perpetrated by an unknown subject who is claiming to be a Chesterfield Police captain.
School districts in Missouri are serving healthier lunch options – but not all students are buying it.
With the Nov. 4 General Election fast approaching, West Newsmagazine interviewed candidates for the St. Louis County Executive race to present each candidate’s qualifications, interests and stances or opinions on critical issues facing the county. Constitution candidate Joe Passanise, Libertarian candidate Theodis Brown and Republican candidate Rick Stream responded; however, Democrat candidate Steve Stenger did not respond to repeated requests to participate.