Jan 26

A Look Back with the County Executive: St. Charles County and Missouri's Statehood

Posted on January 26, 2021 at 2:01 PM by County Executive

The new year marks Missouri's bicentennial - on Aug. 10, 1821, Missouri became the 24th state to enter the union. The path to and early years of statehood were long and controversial, and St. Charles County played a significant role as home to the first state capitol.

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Oct 27

A Look Back with the County Executive: Hays Home to Open at Matson Hill Park

Posted on October 27, 2020 at 11:50 AM by County Executive

In 2018, the St. Charles County Parks Department finished restoration of The Daniel Boone Hays Home at Matson Hill Park in Defiance. The beautiful 1830s stone home was built by Daniel Boone Hays, grandson of famous frontiersman Daniel Boone. During the first weekend of Christmas Candlelight Walks at The Historic Daniel Boone Home, the Hays Home will open to the public as a museum featuring displays about the Hays and Boone families and life in the Femme Osage Valley during the 19th century. More information will be posted soon on the Parks website. I am excited that the public will soon be able to see this amazing home and learn more about its history.

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Sep 28

A Message from the County Executive: Comparing COVID-19 Data

Posted on September 28, 2020 at 3:40 PM by County Executive

I was a history teacher in a former life, and mathematics and statistics have never been my strong point. But I do know one thing about comparing data: you have to compare apples to apples. Most news outlets are not doing that when it comes to comparing the impact of COVID-19.

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