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April 17, 2013 - County Executive Charlie Dooley declared April 15 'Ann Ray Day' to honor the 100th birthday of Ray, left, a former 'Rosie the Riveter' who made turrets in a St. Louis factory during World War II before managing a doughnut shop for many years in California. Ray now lives in the Orchid Terrace retirement community to be close to her 18 nieces and nephews, and she celebrated April 11 with family and fellow residents. 'This is wonderful,' she said, wiping away tears as local students sang 'Happy Birthday.' After the party, attendees released 100 balloons into the sky for Ray.
Our TownNazareth Living Center opens gift shop, ice cream parlor
Over 100 volunteers sew, craft items for saleJul 20 2016The Nazareth Living Center in Oakville recently opened a gift shop and ice cream parlor that sells hand-dipped ice cream and snacks, as well as many special gifts made by hand by Nazareth volunteers.... Our TownSouth County Toastmasters install new officers
Jul 20 2016The South County Toastmasters recently installed a new slate of officers. Pictured, from left, are: David Domian, vice president of public relations; Jeff Jeffers, officer at large; Rich Puskarich, sergeant ... Impact NewsTens of thousands without power after storms hit south countySome customers may be without power until Saturday, Ameren saysJul 13 2016Tens of thousands of residents are still without power throughout south county after a fast-moving summer storm ripped through power lines and trees Wednesday, at one point leaving more than 100,000 residents ... Impact NewsStorm rips through south countyJul 20 2016Ned Gavranovic trims branches from a tree last week at a house on Yaeger Road in Oakville. Severe winds damaged the tree as the July 13 fast-moving summer storm ripped through power lines and trees, at ...