Community Interest

St. Joseph Hospital Welcomes State-of-the-Art da Vinci® Xi™ Surgical System

As a dedicated community health care provider, SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital – St. Charles is committed to providing high-quality care to those we serve. We are excited to announce that we now offer minimally invasive robotic surgery using the da Vinci Xi surgical system. Along with our dedicated and highly trained surgeons and staff, this system will allow patients to heal faster with less pain and scarring.

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Thank You from Greiwe and Vance Families


Just wanted to say a big thank you to the Daniel Boone Gun Club and the Daniel Boone 4-H Club for all the hard work to make our fundraiser a great success. We feel so blessed to live in a community that has stepped up and supported my mom and dad, and Rich and me through this unexpected journey. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts, and God Bless You All!

Sincerely,
Bob and Wanda Greiwe
Rich and Marcia Vance

“Monsignor” Jackson


August 24th, 2013—May 10th, 2022

Dear Friends and Neighbors,
It is with a heavy heart that I share with you that “Monsignor” Jackson took his last breath on Tuesday, May 10, 2022. Jackson was our parish dog, and we will always have the beautiful memories we all made together. He was such a good dog, and I was blessed to be with him in his final goodbye.

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Vietnam War Mural Dedication in Wentzville

By Kathy Miller


On Tuesday morning, May 24, 2022, the Wentzville American Legion Post 323 dedicated a 12’ x 18’ foot mural honoring all who served in the Vietnam War effort. This dedication coincided with the annual Vietnam Veterans Motorcycle Run for the Wall in Washington D.C. Over 500 riders arrived in Wentzville Monday evening and attended the morning dedication before beginning the next leg of their journey.

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Gene Ackmann: 45 Years of Making Music, Making Friends, Making Memories


By Dianne Sudbrock

If you were a child of the 50s or 60s you came of age during a phenomenal period in music history — the birth of rock and roll. It’s probably safe to say that most people from that era still love the music of their youth, now officially known as “The Oldies.”
Helping to keep that music alive, and the youthful memories that come with it, is one of the premier bands in the St. Louis region: Butch Wax and The Hollywoods; as well as a smaller off-shoot known as The Garden Party.

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