A humorous meme made the rounds of Facebook in the early days of the pandemic that pictured a marching band with the caption "Band directors could solve COVID. They know about distancing and keeping hands off your face." This summer, in high school marching band camps around the county, band…
There was no pomp and circumstance, but members of the Class of 2020 got a little recognition Friday (May 29) as they assembled for the first time since mid-March (albeit socially distant, in vehicles) and paraded down Main Street before friends and well-wishers.
The last day of school usually comes with some smiles, some tears, some hugs... but in this most different of school years, the last day comes with social distancing, face masks and books and bags passed through car windows. The scene Wednesday (May 27) at Festus Intermediate School and Fest…
Ten months after his passing, 7-year-old Jackson Schmitt and his family have made an immense impact in the Jefferson/St. Louis area to raise funds for child cancer research.
Do you know anyone in these photos? The Hawks won 69-38, the 10th in a row victory in their match-up.
Enjoy scenes from the fair. More than 500 people attended, raising $1,305 for BackStoppers.
About 50 people participated in the march, held Jan. 19 in the Twin Cities, on a blustery winter day.
Three days into the tournament Hillsboro won 50-39 against Arcadia Valley, Festus lost 51-43 to North County and Jefferson lost 90-49 to South Iron.
Almost 1,000 people attended the ceremony, with a performance by the De Soto High School Choir, a story reading by Santa Claus and more.
About 225 people attended the dinner, held at Jefferson College in Hillsboro. Proceeds go to the college foundation.
The 91st annual parade drew about 100 floats and groups, with lots of spectators along the route.
30-degree temperatures didn’t stop a large crowd from watching the annual parade on Dec. 2.
Tickets are available for the tour at locations around De Soto and online at gethealthydesoto.org.
The Oscar Wilde classic comedy, "The Importance of Being Earnest," was subtitled by its author as "A Trivial Comedy for Serious People," but even if you're not so serious, you'll enjoy the Festus Theater Department's presentation of this farce.