Lucas Park on June 23, 2014. Photo: KMOX/Debbie Monterrey

Lucas Park to Reopen with Permanent Fencing

Lucas Park has just undergone a major sprucing up.



Guide To Disney World

Pack up the family and head out for a vacation at the “Happiest Place on Earth.” As a guest of the Walt Disney World Resorts, you and your family will be treated to themed accommodations, fabulous theme parks, unique dining venues and lots of activities.


Photo: KMOX/Brett Blume

One Year Later, Prop P Has Raised Millions for Regional Park Improvements

Putting that money to work is Great Rivers Greenway, who are working to expand and preserve the River Ring, a connected system of trails and greenways throughout the region.


Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Missouri House Keeps Funding for Park Takeover

Money for a possible state takeover of a southeastern Missouri park remains in next year’s proposed state operating budget, but funding for expanding the Medicaid health care program for the poor was left out.


A graph shows the St. Louis County budget over the past two decades.

St. Louis County Budget Proposal: Employee Raises, No Cuts

The St. Louis County Council has a copy of the budget and will have its first opportunity to vote on it next Tuesday.


St. Louis County Council Parks Protest

Email Suggests Tax Increase or Park Closures in St. Louis County

An email suggests that if voters deny tax increase, then Co. Exec Dooley is “in a better position to make drastic cuts in the parks”


Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

St. Louis County Parks Dept. Could See More Layoffs

The St. Louis county parks department is projecting a $500,000 budget short fall next year.


St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley and councilmen Steve Stenger and Mike O'Mara during a council meeting on Tuesday, December 6th, 2011. (KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

Budget Time Poses Plenty Of Questions For St. Louis County

Last year brought infighting, layoffs, and attempt to close parks.


KMOX/Brett Blume

Durbin Turns Up Heat Over Curfew for East St. Louis Nightclubs

“As long as these clubs are open all night it’s an invitation for more crime”


Yogi & Jackie's Bar and Grill in East St. Louis (KMOX/Brett Blume)

East St. Louis Bar Could Lose License Over Fatal Shooting

Occurred after bar’s scheduled closing time.