Celebrate a day at the races at the High Ridge VFW Post 6516 on Saturday May 4.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Sunday, April 28, 2013
More warehouse space and a testing laboratory are the goals of an expansion plan for H-J Enterprises, Inc., of High Ridge.
H-J Enterprises, Inc., 3010 High Ridge Blvd. High Ridge, is seeking to add about 40,000 square feet to its facility on 6217 Highway PP in High Ridge and was seeking a variance to Jefferson County zoning regulations in order to do so. It received approval for the variances at Thursday's meeting of the Planning band Zoning Commission. H-J president Jay Sheckelton, said the new space would be used to increase the company's warehouse capacity by about 40,000 square feet and to create a 10,000 square-foot high voltage testing lab. As a long-range result of the expansion, Sheckleton said the company ultimately hopes to add 35-40 people to the payroll. "We have a great work force," he said. "We draw from quite a wide area, but mostly from …
Thursday, April 18, 2013
However, emergency management officials will be closely monitoring flood stages and cresting forecasts Friday morning.
Heavy rains today prompted Jefferson County emergency officials to alert residents who live near rivers to move to higher ground. That's especially the case in Desoto where emergency evacuations and rescues have taken place, our partners at Fox 2 report. Power has been shut off in some parts of the city and an emergency shelter has been set up. However, there have been no major reports of flooding in Fenton and High Ridge, said Jina Akins, deputy director of the the Jefferson County Emergency Management Department. But that may change. "We'll begin monitoring river forecasts and cresting stages on Friday morning," she said. Officials with the Fenton and High Ridge fire protections districts tell Patch there have been spot issues in the …
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
The store, which opened in 1983, began its liquidation sale last week. Currently, all merchandise is 10- to 30-percent off.
The High Ridge Kmart, which opened 30 years ago at 4560 Gravois Village Center, is shuttering its doors. The store will close in mid-June. It began its liquidation sale last week. Currently, all merchandise is 10- to 30-percent off. Kmart is subsidiary of Sears Holdings Corporation. Howard Riefs, a company spokesman for Sears Holdings, said in a statement to Patch: "As a part of the ordinary course of business we close stores for a variety of reasons. This store is being closed because the lease was not renewed. The store closures are part of a series of actions we’re taking to reduce on-going expenses, adjust our asset base, and accelerate the transformation of our business model. These actions will better enable us to focus our …
Friday, April 12, 2013
The 24-hour fitness center is at 1177 Gravois Rd. near the intersection of New Sugar Creek Road. A grand opening celebration is planned for Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Feel like working out at 11:30 p.m. or 4 a.m.? Now you have another 24-hour fitness center option in the Fenton-High Ridge area. It's called Fit Gym. The new gym opened recently at 1177 Gravois Rd. near the intersection of New Sugar Creek Road in Fenton. It offers 24-hour access and bills itself as having one of the St. Louis area's most diverse selections of strength, cardio, athletic performance and functional training/CrossFit options. Gary Eagen, the gym's general manager, told Patch the gym is not a franchise operation. He said, "The space became available, and it was a gym before and the managers thought it was a good location." Fit Gym is holding a grand opening celebration Saturday, April 13 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Guests will be …
Sunday, April 7, 2013
Our media partners at FOX-2 reported that the fight happened at the Country Manor Club apartment complex southeast of High Ridge.
A fight between two men in Jefferson County escalated when one hit the other in the head with a baseball bat, our media partners at FOX-2 reports. It occurred early last Wednesday morning. The incident happened in the Country Manor Club apartment complex in the area of Hawthorn and Red Bud drives southeast of High Ridge. The victim was taken to the hospital and was later released, FOX-2 reports. The FOX-2 video is attached to this article and is available on FOX-2's website. For more crime information on Fenton-High Ridge Patch, please see the following articles:
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
The High Ridge Elementary Parent's Group will be hosting a garage sale to benefit our school. People can rent a space for $20 for an outdoor space and $25 for an indoor space.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
All of the local election results here for city and school board races.
Here are several election stories on featured local races: Mike Polizzi Scores Decisive Victory in Fenton Mayor's Race Incumbents Rule in Lindbergh, Northwest School District Elections; Not So Much in Rockwood Rockwood School District's $38.4M Proposition S Results Results for Arch/Park Tax, Prop S in St. Louis County, City
Kristin Martin was one of three people who rescued a driver who was having a seizure on Vogel Road. They were recognized Monday and personally thanked by the woman they saved.
Three people, including a High Ridge woman, who came to the aid of a driver who was having a seizure on Vogel Road were honored for their heroic actions by the Rock Community Fire Protection District Monday night. Ron Harder, the district's spokesperson, presented each good Samaritan with a plaque for their service to the community at a ceremony at the district's headquarters Monday night. "The real heroes are everyday citizens like yourself that come to the aid of someone in need - someone who's there to help someone who might have perished," Harder said. "You guys went above and beyond to help someone in need and that humbles us." On March 19 Zachary Green, of Imperial, and his girlfriend Kristin Martin, of High Ridge, noticed the woman…
Friday, March 29, 2013
Kristin Martin was one of three to come to the aid of the driver in Arnold. Martin will be honored for her actions at a special ceremony at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 1.
Three people who came to the aid of a driver who was having a seizure on Vogel Road will be honored for their heroic actions by the Rock Community Fire Protection District on Monday, April 1. The ceremony, which is open to the public, will be held at 7 p.m. at the district's headquarters at 3749 Telegraph Rd. Cake and refreshments will be served. On March 19 Zachary Green, of Imperial, and his girlfriend Kristin Martin, of High Ridge, noticed the woman swerving as she approached a green light at Vogel Road while trying to get on Interstate 55. They stopped in the middle of the intersection and began running toward the the car, calling out to other drivers for help. Red light cameras captured the part of the incident. That's when Don …