Week in Review: Man Makes Terrorist Threat Against Church, School Shooting Reaction and More
We know you're busy, so here's a roundup of some of the recent stories featured on Maryland Heights Patch.
Too busy last week to stay up to date on all the news happening in and around St. Charles County? Not to worry. Patch has your back.
In case you missed them, here were some of the top headlines from Maryland Heights Patch over the last few days:
- A Maryland Heights man who told police he practices witchcraft phoned in threats against Matthais' Lot Church and the church's pastor on Sunday.
- School officials rejected the idea of arming teachers at a safety meeting. The idea was floated by St. Louis' police chief.
- A Maryland Heights man is accused of abusing a child while dealing out corporal punishment Wednesday.
- Nationstar Mortgage, a Texas-based mortgage company, is opening a Loan Originations Operations fulfillment center in Westport Plaza. The move should bring more than 300 jobs to the area.
- The Maryland Heights Chamber of Commerce announced on Wednesday a new executive director, Sherry Huibonhoa.
- More than 100 readers weighed in on whether we need a ban on assault fifles in the wake of the Newtown, CT., school shooting.
- Frank “Tiger” Zerjav Jr., 39, of Wildwood, was indicted by a federal grand jury on four felony counts of tax evasion and one felony count of obstruction of justice. Zerjav worked at a Maryland Heights-based CPA firm.
- In the wake of the shooting that killed at least 18 children at a Connecticut elementary school, is there anything schools should do to guard against such acts?
- An Affton family is the only St. Louis finalist in Patch’s national Deck the House contest! Vote now to help them win $100,000 for schools.
- A North County man faces additional charges for a Bridgeton burglary after being sentenced to 10 years in prison for a November 2011 burglary.
- At a Dec. 6 ceremony in Jefferson City, the Maryland Heights Police Department was officially re-certified by the Missouri Police Chiefs' Association.
- Two candidates have come forward in bids for two of the seats up for election in April on the Pattonville School Board.