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  • Rivah Town Cafe; now open on King William Avenue

    Rivah Town Cafe; now open on King William Avenue
    WEST POINT — Though the beloved restaurant Marie's Place closed in March, the highly anticipated Rivah Town Café opened Monday at the 3690 King William Avenue location. The café's owner, Sue Greggs, explained, "I was a former employee here. The...
  • Jump to it: Jumping jacks are now a state exercise

    Missourians, get your feet apart and your arms up in the air: Jumping jacks are now the state exercise. Gov. Jay Nixon signed House Bill 1603 into law recently. Henceforth (starting Aug. 28, to get technical) jumping jacks "shall be known as the official...
  • West Point Elementary School fourth quarter honor roll

    FIRST GRADE Landon Adams Madison Adkins Mallory Billet Garrett Bland Ashley Britton Kelis Broaddus Megan Bryant Pearson Chapman Shelby Donahue Nicklaus Erdman Ryan Foster Nathaniel Fryer Keamani Fujimoto Daniel Gibbs Jr Grant...
  • Start at the top

    President Barack Obama has called it "our sacred honor" to provide health care to our military veterans, but it is an obligation we have failed to uphold. The Department of Veterans Affairs is a broken agency where chronic mismanagement has impeded the...
  • Resentment behind the waning patriotism of liberal Americans

    You wouldn't think, five years into the Obama presidency, that so many liberal Americans wouldn't like America. A new Pew survey found that 44 percent of Americans don't often feel pride in being an American, and only 28 percent said that America is...
  • The drone warfare drawbacks

    The drone warfare drawbacks
    The drone has become America's counter-terrorism weapon of choice. But does drone warfare really further U.S. goals abroad? To wartime strategists under both George W. Bush and Barack Obama, the new weapon, like many innovations in the history of...
  • Obama's Iraq dilemma: Damned if he does, damned if he doesn't

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama's decision to send another 200 U.S. troops to Baghdad to secure the American Embassy and the airport there could be called a victory of reality over wishful thinking -- the notion that the Iraq crisis could be resolved...
  • Man arrested after domestic dispute in Eltham hotel

    Man arrested after domestic dispute in Eltham hotel
    NEW KENT – A West Point man has been jailed following a domestic dispute at an Eltham hotel. The New Kent Sheriff’s Office reported that Dennis Ray King, 53, who is living with his wife in room 111 at the Washington Burgess Motel in Eltham/...
  • Sarah Veilleux, Zach Maxwell The Courant's High School Athletes Of The Year

    Sarah Veilleux, Zach Maxwell The Courant's High School Athletes Of The Year
    In 2009 The Courant began honoring its choices as the top area high school male and female athletes of the year. The qualifications were simple: We looked for the best all-around athletes the 75 high schools in our primary circulation area could offer. We...
  • 2014 Boys Lacrosse All-Area Team

    2013 ALL-AREA FIRST TEAM ATTACK JACK GLEMSER, Central Catholic, Sr. — Two-time LVC All-star, axiews 57 goals with 10 assists JARYD HARTZELL, Nazareth, Jr. — 38 goals, 49 assists, and topped 100 career mark in both DYLAN KLUSARITZ,...
  • Obama Doctrine on the line in Iraq

    WASHINGTON The conflict in Iraq presents the sharpest test yet of the foreign policy doctrine of President Barack Obama. That philosophy, most recently outlined at a May speech at the U.S. Military Academy, resists pressures to intervene militarily at...
  • In the Pipeline: Honoring soldiers with every step

    It's after midnight, and I'm parked along Pacific Coast Highway at Goldenwest Street. A thick marine layer is starting to roll in along with the pounding surf. Sitting in my car, I get a text: "I'm here." Stepping outside, I see a figure walking with...