Things were supposed to cool off Wednesday. But the National Weather Service has extended the excessive heat warning that has covered the area since Monday as the high will be in the 90s with a heat index of up to 107.
Nearly 25,000 young people from the region participate in Scouting in the Lewis & Clark Council, which means there isn’t exactly a consensus on what the decision to allow gay adult leaders means, according to Council CEO Alicia M. Lifrak. “We are from a very diverse population, and so the opinions are equally diverse,” Lifrak said.
Anna Skidis, who was raised in Fairview Heights and graduated from SIUE, founded Theatre Nuevo, a Latino theater company, which is presenting its first play, “This is Not Funny” at The Chapel in St. Louis.
Area workers say you have to be smart to beat the heat on days like Tuesday. Contractor Everett Norvell said he tries to get an early start on especially hot days. An excessive heat warning is in place for the metro-east Tuesday, but things will start to cool off later in the week.
I'm not going to argue that the Cardinals are the best team in baseball, but the Washington Post’s Neil Greenberg makes a determination that can come only after all 30 teams have played out their full 162-game schedules.
On behalf of his daughter Melody and the estate of Robin Wells, Paul Wells has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the driver of the truck that crashed into Robin’s vehicle — Don Mueller and his company, Don Mueller Construction in Lebanon.