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Culver’s Announces the Appointment of New CEO Rick Silva

Enrique “Rick” Silva Brings Long Track Record of Success as Former CEO and President of Checkers & Rally’s Restaurants PRAIRIE DU SAC (StLouisRestaurantReview) Culver Franchising System, LLC announced today the appointment of Enrique “Rick” Silva as its new CEO lead the highly successful restaurant chain.  Beginning March 29, Silva will lead the system of 792 restaurants, 496 owner-operators, 31,000 team members, and the Culver’s Franchise Support Team. Silva previously led the transformation of Checkers & Rally’s Restaurants, Inc. in his 13 years as CEO. While at the organization, he created a “family-serving-family” culture among its franchisees, support teams, and restaurant teams; grew the enterprise value from $180 million to $525 million; improved unit-level operating margins

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Beer Sauce has opened a new location in Ballwin, Missouri

Beer Sauce recently opened a retail store in Ballwin, Missouri, offering 600 beers from around the world and more. Ballwin, MO (StLouisRestaurantReview) Today, out of curiosity, we stopped in to see what this new location in Ballwin, Missouri was all about.  In a convenient location on Manchester Road is the newest location of Beer Sauce store.  It is not a bar, it is not a store, it is not a lounge, and it is not a restaurant, but it is a unique shopping experience created for beer and BBQ lovers.   Yes, they offer a bar small bar area as well as a BBQ menu with retail sales.  One of the most impressive business models we have seen recently.  According to Adam, this location opened in September 2020.  As we all know, this was not the best time to open a new business, but it appears to be

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Ballwin, MO – Candicci’s Relaunches Happy Hour

Candicci’s Restaurant relaunches Happy Hour – Monday thru Friday from 4 pm to 7 pm. Ballwin, MO (StLouisRestaurantReview) Candicci’s Restaurant and Bar has announced on their Facebook page that they are reopening their Happy Hour.  Naturally, they support the guidelines established by the CDC to help reduce the spread of infectious diseases. Candicci’s has been opened and followed all guidelines and local restrictions throughout the pandemic.  There have been no confirmed cases that began from the establishment as a successful result of their actions. Throughout the pandemic, Candicci’s has continued to provide curbside pickup, delivery, and dine-in following the restrictions without any incidents accomplishing protecting customers and staff while still serving their loyal customers. Needl

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Celebrate Jersey Mike’s 11th Annual Month of Giving in March

100 Percent of Sales Fund Local Charities on March 31 “Day of Giving.” MANASQUAN, NJ (StLouisRestaurantReview) Hoping to raise a record-breaking amount for charity this March, Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its authentic fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, asks customers to eat a sub and help a local cause.  CLICK to view the video. To celebrate the company’s 11th Annual Month of Giving fundraising campaign, Jersey Mike’s locations across the country are joining forces with more than 200 local charities. During March, customers can make donations through the Jersey Mike’s mobile app or onsite.  Charities include hospitals, youth organizations, food banks, and more.  As an added incentive, special deals will be announced each week on Twitter and through Jersey Mike’s email club. The campaign cu...

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Dover: Preston Elliott Sentenced for Fentanyl Trafficking

Dover Man, Preston Elliott Sentenced to 60 Months for Fentanyl Trafficking CONCORD (STL.News) Preston Elliott, 25, of Dover, was sentenced to 60 months in federal prison for possession of fentanyl with intent to distribute, United States Attorney Scott W. Murray announced . According to court documents and statements made in court, on December 6, 2019, a New Hampshire State Police trooper conducted a motor vehicle stop in North Hampton.  In addition to the driver, Elliott was the sole passenger in the back seat of the vehicle.  After the driver consented to a search of the vehicle, the trooper found over 503 grams of fentanyl in a bag at Elliott’s feet.  Elliott also had $1,065 in cash. Elliott previously pleaded guilty on November 19, 2020. “Fentanyl traffickers are endangering our commun

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Box Elder: Franklin Troy Caplette sentenced to smuggle meth

Box Elder man, Franklin Troy Caplette sentenced for scheme to smuggle meth into Cascade County jail GREAT FALLS (STL.News) A Box Elder man who admitted his role in scheme to smuggle methamphetamine into the Cascade County Detention Center by having inmates hide the drug inside their bodies was sentenced to 42 months in prison and to three years of supervised release, Acting U.S. Attorney Leif Johnson said. Franklin Troy Caplette, 36, pleaded guilty on Oct. 22, 2020 to possession with intent to distribute meth. Chief U.S. District Judge Brian M. Morris presided. The prosecution said in court documents that in May 2019, while Caplette was incarcerated at the Cascade County Detention Center, detectives began to investigate a drug smuggling scheme.  Caplette arranged for people outside of the

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Death Penalty Sought For Murder Of Fort Campbell Soldier

Death Penalty Sought For Murder Of Fort Campbell Soldier Victim’s murder occurred on the Fort Campbell, Kentucky military installation PADUCAH, KY (STL.News) The United States filed Notice of Intent to Seek the Death Penalty for Victor Everette Silvers, in connection with the death of Brittney Niecol Silvers, announced Acting United States Attorney Michael A. Bennett. Former Acting Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen authorized and directed the United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Kentucky to seek the death penalty. According to the superseding indictment, returned on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, Victor Everette Silvers murdered Brittney Niecol Silvers on October 14, 2018, by shooting her with a firearm at the Fort Campbell, Kentucky military installation.  Brittney Nie

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Syracuse: Jaron Flagg charged with multiple Crimes

Traffic Stop Of Vehicle Traveling 95 MPH On The NYS Thruway Results In Felony Firearms Charge ROCHESTER, N.Y (STL.News) U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced that Jaron Flagg, 31, of Syracuse, NY, was arrested and charged by criminal complaint with being a felon in possession of a firearm and possessing marijuana and cocaine.  The charges carry a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. Assistant U.S. Attorney Sean Eldridge, who is handling the case, stated that according to the complaint, on January 10, 2021, a New York State Trooper observed the defendant driving 97 miles per hour on the New York State Thruway in Wheatland, NY.  The trooper initiated a traffic stop, during which he smelled marijuana and learned that Flagg did not have a valid driver’s license. 

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Missouri Lottery: Jerry Throckmorton Won $176,000 Jackpot

MO (STL.News) Jerry Throckmorton of Centralia could not believe his eyes when he realized he was the winner of a $176,000 Show Me Cash jackpot from the Feb. 20 drawing. “I set the ticket down and looked at it, then looked at my phone.  I said, ‘Well, I got all five numbers!'” Throckmorton is no stranger to winning.  In 2018, he claimed a $20,000 prize on a Missouri Lottery “$500 In A Flash” Scratchers ticket. Both of Throckmorton’s winning tickets were purchased in Centralia. He bought the winning Show Me Cash ticket at Break Time, 117 Highway 22 West.  The winning numbers on Feb. 20 were 1, 2, 8, 17 and 25. Continue reading Missouri Lottery: Jerry Throckmorton Won $176,000 Jackpot at STL.News.

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U.S. Attorney Steps Down Effective February 28

U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister Steps Down Effective February 28 TOPEKA, KS (STL.News) As requested by the Biden Administration of all presidentially-appointed U.S. Attorneys, United States Attorney for the District of Kansas, Stephen R. McAllister, is resigning his position, effective February 28. McAllister sent his resignation letter to the President earlier this week, expressing gratitude for the opportunity to serve the United States and Kansas in the U.S. Attorney role, and wishing the President every success as he leads the country. First Assistant U.S. Attorney Duston Slinkard will become Acting U.S. Attorney following McAllister’s departure. McAllister said: “I am leaving what many have rightly described as ‘the best lawyer job there is,’ and I am doing so with great respect for

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Raytown: Joseph L. Smith Sentenced for Child Pornography

Raytown Sex Offender, Joseph L. Smith Sentenced to 15 Years for Child Pornography KANSAS CITY, MO (STL.News) A registered sex offender in Raytown, Missouri, was sentenced in federal court today for receiving child pornography over the internet. Joseph L. Smith, 48, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Brian C. Wimes to 15 years in federal prison without parole.  The court also sentenced Smith to spend the rest of his life on supervised release following incarceration.  Smith must pay $33,000 in restitution to his victims. Smith is a registered sex offender who was convicted in 1992 for forcible oral sodomy of an 8-year-old female.  Smith was also convicted of failure to register as a sex offender in 2001. On Oct. 15, 2020, Smith pleaded guilty to receiving child pornography over the intern

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Navajo: Wilson Davis sentenced for sexually abusing a child

Navajo man, Wilson Davis sentenced to two years in prison for sexually abusing a child in Indian Country ALBUQUERQUE, N.M (STL.News) Wilson Davis, 25, an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation, was sentenced on Feb. 23 in federal court to two years in prison for sexually abusing a child in Indian Country.  Upon completion of his prison sentence, Davis will be subject to five years of supervised release and will be required to register as a sex offender. Davis pleaded guilty to the offense on Oct. 22, 2020.  In his plea agreement, Davis admitted to engaging in sexual activity with the victim, who he knew was a minor.  At the time of the abuse, the victim was younger than 16 years old.  Davis committed the offense in McKinley County on the Navajo Nation. The Gallup office of the FBI investigat

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Crescent Springs Business Reaches Agreement with Govt.

Crescent Springs Business Reaches Agreement with Government Addressing Compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act LEXINGTON, KY (STL.News) MD Food, the owner of a Subway franchise in Crescent Springs, Kentucky (“MD Food”), will pay $1,000 to a complainant and modify its policies and practices, to ensure access for individuals with disabilities using a service animal, as part of a civil settlement agreement with the federal government.  The agreement resolves a civil investigation by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Kentucky into allegations that MD Food excluded an individual using a service animal, in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act. (“ADA”). The investigation was prompted by a citizen complaint.  The complainant, a veteran, suffers from pos

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Troy: Frankie Rios Charged to Distribute Cocaine

Troy Man, Frankie Rios Charged for Intending to Distribute Cocaine ALBANY, N.Y (STL.News) Frankie Rios, age 40, of Troy, New York, was ordered detained yesterday after being arrested on Monday and charged with possession with the intent to distribute a quantity of cocaine. The announcement was made by Acting United States Attorney Antoinette T. Bacon and John B. DeVito, Special Agent in Charge of the New York Field Division of the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). Rios appeared yesterday before United States Magistrate Judge Christian F. Hummel and was ordered detained pending further proceedings.  The charge in the complaint is merely an accusation.  The defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. The charge filed against Rios carries a max

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Death Penalty Sought For Murder Of Fort Campbell Soldier

Death Penalty Sought For Murder Of Fort Campbell Soldier Victim’s murder occurred on the Fort Campbell, Kentucky military installation PADUCAH, KY (STL.News) The United States filed Notice of Intent to Seek the Death Penalty for Victor Everette Silvers, in connection with the death of Brittney Niecol Silvers, announced Acting United States Attorney Michael A. Bennett. Former Acting Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen authorized and directed the United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Kentucky to seek the death penalty. According to the superseding indictment, returned on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, Victor Everette Silvers murdered Brittney Niecol Silvers on October 14, 2018, by shooting her with a firearm at the Fort Campbell, Kentucky military installation.  Brittney Nie

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