SCC Ramps Up Storm Debris Removal

 Starting today, Saturday, June 8, DRC Emergency Services will be assisting the St. Charles County Highway Department in tree debris removal in the areas that were hit by the May 31st storm and tornado.   DRC will have ten large trucks that will pick up storm debris.   These trucks are much larger than the Highway […]

Let the Rascals Rivalry Begin

The Rascals began their season rivalry with the crosstown Gateway Grizzlies on a rough note; surrendering game one 5-2 at TR Hughes Ballpark in O’Fallon. The loss is River City’s eighth in the last nine games, but a loss from the Joliet Slammers keeps the Rascals in fourth place in the Western Division. The Grizzlies […]

Latest SCC Flood Info

The Missouri has dropped around 4 feet since Sunday, but the Mississippi is still causing problems in eastern St. Charles County.   The Mississippi at Alton was at 33.4 feet as of 11 AM today (Wednesday).   That’s only down about a foot since the crest on Monday.  Overall, the Consolidated North County Levee is still a […]

Tornadoes and Now Floods in SCC

Both rivers that border St. Charles County appear to be cresting.  The Missouri River at St. Charles has fallen just a bit.   At noon on Tuesday the Missouri at St. Charles was at 33.4 feet.   That’s down from the crest which was on Sunday at 33.8 feet. The Mississippi River in the West Alton area […]

Parts of St. Charles County May Flood

Shortly after noon today St. Charles County and West Alton officials have advised residents in the West Alton community that there is an imminent danger for flooding in the Confluence area.   St. Charles County is urging residents of the West Alton area to review their flood response plans and be prepared to evacuate immediately if […]

Rascals Glad Road Trip is Over

The Rascals were swept for the first time in 2013 on Sunday evening, dropping the final game of their series with the Normal CornBelters 8-7. It also marked the end of a winless road trip for River City, who returns to O’Fallon 0-5-1 since playing at home a week ago (Thursday’s game against Evansville was […]

Update on Westplex Tornado

The official total is now over 100 homes with major or heavy damage from Friday night’s EF3 tornado that swept through the Westplex.  There are at least an additional 100 homes with minor to moderate damage with the assessments still in progress.   The St. Charles County Sheriff’s Department and the MO State Highway Patrol […]

Westplex Tornado was an F3

The National Weather Service at Weldon Spring has confirmed that it was a tornado that hit St. Charles County Friday night.  NOAA staff ranked the twister as an F3. More than 100 homes have suffered major structural damage, making them uninhabitable.  There are at least 100 other homes with light to moderate damage.  Areas that […]

Francis Howell Graduations Rescheduled and Moved to Lindenwood

The  Friday night storms and tornado  damaged the Family Arena, the site of  all three Francis Howell High School graduations on Saturday. Graduation ceremonies for Francis Howell North High School, Francis Howell High School, and Francis Howell Central High School have been rescheduled for tomorrow, Sunday, June 2, 2013, at Lindenwood University’s football stadium, which […]