Monday, January 28, 2013
The woman's belongings were found near the Stratford Inn, where her 9-year-old son was located.
3:02 p.m. Update: Denise R. Cooke was arrested by the St. Louis County Police Department Monday upon her return to the Stratford Inn, suspected of child endangerment. Cooke indicated to police she had gone out for a few drinks and did not have intentions of leaving her child alone for as long of a time period as she did. The time period has not been disclosed by investigators. The St. Louis County Police Department had made contact with the grandfather of Cooke’s 9-year old boy, but was unable to give over custody to him at the time. The boy will be taken into protective custody until further notice, police said. 1:15 p.m. Update: St. Louis County police announced that Denise Cooke has been located. Initial story: A missing and endangered …
Monday, May 30, 2011
A caravan of military trucks, motorcycles and cars circled St. Louis to honor veterans and those currently serving in the military. The parade began in Fenton and ended in High Ridge.
If you happened to be out and about today and saw a parade of military trucks, motorcycles and cars, it was a Freedom Run held to pay tribute to veterans, current military and their families. The parade-like run began in Fenton and circled St. Louis on area highways until it returned to High Ridge. The event was sponsored by Faces of Freedom Fighters, a charitable foundation dedicated to building the state's first national monument to honor Missouri's fallen heroes. The group plans on making the run an annual event.
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Parade-like run to honor current military members, veterans and their families will begin in Fenton and end in High Ridge.
A new charitable foundation is sponsoring a Freedom Run that will circle St. Louis on Memorial Day to honor current military members, veterans and their families. The group, called Faces of Freedom Fighters, is seeking participants who will ride in the parade-like run in cars and trucks and on motorcycles. Entrants must register by Wednesday, May 25. “We have about 100 participants so far, but we’re hoping for more,” said Martin Harris, the group’s founder and executive director. “We think this is the first time a run will circle the St. Louis area for veterans.” The run will begin in the parking lot of Stratford Inn at 800 S. Highway Drive in Fenton. Officials from the Fenton Fire Protection District will raise the flag to start the …
Thursday, February 10, 2011
Get Out is a weekly look at things to do and places to go this weekend
1. NEVER MY SILENCE AT STRATFORD BAR & GRILL Where/When: Stratford Inn, 800 S. Highway Dr.; Saturday, doors open at 8 p.m. Why Go? Get down to some of the area’s best “dirty, oldschool, Americana, HardRock.” Pricing: $5 advance, $7 at the door 2. FIERY POOL: THE MAYA AND THE MYTHIC SEA Where/When: St. Louis Art Museum, One Fine Arts Drive in Forest Park; Sunday, 10 a.m.; the exhibit runs through May 8 Why Go? Learn more about the culture of the ancient Maya. Pricing: $4-$8 3. ARCH RIVAL ROLLER GIRLS Where/When: All American Sports Mall, 11133 Lindbergh Business Ct.; Saturday, 7 p.m. Why Go? These girls are fierce! Roller Derby is synonymous with excitement –a ‘must see’ game. Pricing: $12 4. 6th ANNUAL ST. LOUIS BLUES FESTIVAL Where/…