Eagle Souts honored during ceremony at Southeast Missouri State University. Read story from KFVS, Channel 12, posted Feb. 9, 2013.
Boy Scouts cold survival techniques. See story by Alec Fees on Channel 5, January 14, 2013.
Guardsmen present flag to Scouts of Troop 506 that had flown over a base in Afghanistan. Read story in Suburban Journal, December 26, 2012.
Troop 353 is selling Christmas trees again this year. Read story in Suburban Journal, November 30, 2012.
Troop 417 will help collect money to support agencies to be funded in 2013 by the United Way. Read story in Daily Journal online, November 22, 2012.
Boy Scout in Troop 471 aces ACT test.Read story in Daily Journal online, November 3, 2012.
Quick thinking and skills learned from the Boy Scouts may have helped an 8-year old save his mother and baby sister from a fire. Read story from KFVS, Channel 12, October 18, 2012.
Fenton Scout Hits The Right Notes With Project For Joplin:Read story in Suburban Journal, September 12, 2012.
KMOV series on Career Exploring
Hazelwood Fire Department's Explorer Post offers youth members real-life experience
Youth member learn about engineering careers at Essex Industries Explorer Postl
Chief, youth members influenced by St. Louis County Police Explorer program
Boeing Explorer helps youth choose aeronautical engineering as a careerl
St. Charles County youth chooses medical field afer joining St. Luke's Explorer Post
Fenton Eagle Scout Wins Statewide Honor: Read story in the Suburban Journal, September 18, 2012.
Photo of Scouts Standing Honor Guard For Sgt. Robert Traxel of Union: View picture posted by EMissourian, July 12, 2012.
Scouts Give Picket Fence at Logan Museum a Facelift: Read story in the Southern, July 8, 2012.
Hazelwood Students Earn Eagle Scout Ranking: Read story in Hazelwood Patch, June 11, 2012.
Kirkwood School Project Benefits Gotsch Intermediate School in Affton: Read story in Kirkwood Patch, June 3, 2012
Eureka-Wildwood Area Gains Another Eagle Scout: Read story in Eureka-Wildwood-Patch, May 10, 2012.
Construction Industry Puts Fundraising On Fast Track: Suburban Journals story on Friday, March 30, 2012, on inaugural Construction Industry Pinewood Derby that raised funds for Scouting.
Rifle Shoot, Tipi Campout: National Rifle Association blog on March 28, 2012, on Troop 630 campout at S bar F Scout Ranch.
Boy Scouts Partner With Better Family Life: St. Louis American story, March 15, 2012, on goal to recruit 100 new volunteers in Grand Towers District.
Decorated Eagle Scout From Wildwood Takes Leadership Skills To The Next Level: St. Louis Post-Dispatch columnist Susan Weich profiles Lucas Shapland on March 14, 2012.
Scout With Autism Earns Eagle Scout Rank: KSDK story by Mike Bush on Nick Kaminski on March 11, 2012.
Instructor Class: National Rifle Association blog on March 6, 2012, on shotgun instructor class at Beaumont Scout Reservation.
Eagle Scout Honored At Eureka Board Meeting: Eureka-Wildwood Patch story on Feb. 22, 2012 Jacob Jennemann honored at meeting.
Hundreds of Boy Scouts Attend Merit Badge University: KFVS story on Feb. 18, 2012, on merit badge university attendance.
Southeast Missouri Eagle Scout Court of Honor: Read KFVS story on Feb. 11, 2012, on annual event recognizing Eagle Scouts at Southeast Missouri State University.
Eagle Scout Nominated For Academy Award: Read Eureka-Wildwood Patch story on Feb. 9, 2012, on P. Beau Willimon, a former member of Troop 456.
Scouts Hold Blood Drive: Read Eurkea-Wildwood Patch story on Feb. 7, 2012, on Troop 322's service project.
Webelos den helps Joplin tornado victims: Read South County Times story published Jan. 27 on Pack 725, chartered to St. Dominic Savio, about helping people in Joplin.
Pinewood Derby: KMOX's Kevin Killeen featured the race on his "Whole 'Nother Story" series on Jan. 26, 2012.
Kaskaskia District Awards: Read article from Murphysboro American on Jan. 25, 2012, on the district's annual recognition dinner.
Local Boy Scout Executive Honored: Southeast Missourian story on Jan 23, 2012, on Bill Crowell being honored by
Alpha Phi Omega Chapter
Eagle Scout Earns More Merits: Eureka-Wildwood Patch story on Jan. 22, 2012, on Eagle Scout Lucas Shapland receiving 12th palm.
Cape Girardeau Boy Scout Receives Heroism Award: View story on Alex Huggins on KFVS, Channel 12, on Jan. 18, 2012.
Eagle Scouts Span Three Generations: Eurkeka Wildwood Patch story on Gass family.
Eagle Scout Award: Southeast Missourian story on
Chance Nolan Ziegler of Troop 4016 in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
Seven members of St. Louis Boy Scout patrol stick together, beat the odds: Read St. Louis Post-Dispatch story on Eagle Scouts from Troop 179.
Scouting for Food: Reports on the results of the collection on Saturday, Nov. 19.
Scouting for Food: Reports leading up to the 27th annual "Good Turn" on Saturday, Nov. 12 and 19.
Flag Retirement: Troop 456's ceremony was covered by the Eureka-Wildwood Patch.com.
Memorial Tributes During 10th Anniversary of 9/11
Cub Scout Adventure Camp: Photograph in Saint Louis Section of the American Chemical Society e-newsletter on camp at St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley, September 2011.
- WSIU Radio's Jennifer Fuller talks with Angie Kuehl, Kaskaskia District Executive, and Life Scout Joseph Jeralds
about the Boy Scouts of America and the benefits of joining the organization on Aug. 16, 2011. Listen to podcast
- Suburban Journals: Boone Trails announces School Night to Join Scouting dates, Aug. 19, 2011.
- Affton Patch: Gravois Trail District preparing for School Night to Join Scouting, Aug. 26, 2011.
- Sunset Hills-Crestwood Patch: Membership recruiting starts in Lindbergh School District, Aug. 25, 2011.
Heroism Award: Stories on Boy Scout Colt Wahl, who was recognized for helping save his father's life after he fell from a tree and broke both ankles.
Scouting in Ballwin: Story on former National Venturing President Amanda Vogt on KMOV, May 31, 2011
Memorial Day Good Turn: Scouts decorated graves at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery on Sunday, May 29, 2011.
Scouts Help Flood Victims In Poplar Bluff: Video on CNTV, China's news television network.
Sarah Mittrucker Becomes Central Region Venturing Officer: Story posted May 9, 2011, on the Southeast Missourian website.
Scouts Assist With Tornado Clean Up: Blog post on May 2, 2011, by meteorologist and assistant Scoutmaster Scott Connell on KSDK website
Robotics Merit Badge: Story on Wildwood robotics team looking forward to earning the badge. Story posted on April 27, 2011, on Eureka-Wildwood Patch.
Eagle Scout Service Project: Story by Randy Doty posted on April 23, 2011, on Ballwin-Ellisville Patch.
Venturers Find Meaning In The Woods: Story by Randy Doty posted on April 1, 2011, on Ballwin-Ellisville Patch.
Scout Sunday, Sabbath Celebrations: Thousands
of Scouts, parents and leaders celebrated the 101st anniversary of the
Boy Scouts of America during services at their religious
institutions. View photographs on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch website (Feb. 7, 2011) of the service at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis.
Rifle Instructor Class: Read details on the National Rifle Association blog (Feb. 3, 2011).
Pinewood Derby Season: KSDK meteorologist and assistant Scoutmaster Scott Connell kicked off the racing season by challenging a Tiger Cub Scout (Jan. 21, 2011). Watch the video...
Scouting for Food:
The 26th annual "Good Turn" on Saturdays, Nov. 13 and 20.
Starting Fires Without Matches:
- St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Nov. 21)
- KMOX Radio (Nov. 21)
- Southeast Missourian (Nov. 21)
- KSDK, Newschannel 5 (Nov. 20)
KMOX Radio interview-MP3 (Nov. 18)
St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Nov. 15, 2010): Sunset Transportation Encourages Canned Good Donations to Scouting for Food, Largest One-Day Food Drive in America
St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Photographs, Nov. 14, 2010)
KMOX Radio interview-MP3 (Nov. 13, 2010)
Sikeston Standard Democrat (Nov. 12, 2010)
Murphysboro American (Nov. 11, 2010)
Suburban Journals (Nov. 10, 2010)
KTVI, Fox 2 (Nov. 10, 2010)
Southern Illinoisan (Nov. 9, 2010)
KMOX (Nov. 9, 2010)
Wilderness Survival Merit Badge Counselor Tim Yahl demonstrates several ways to start a fire without matches on Ryan Dean's Manly Monday (Nov. 1, 2010) segment on KSDK.Eagle Scout Refurbishes Bandstand:
Read about Stephen Craig, a senior at Kennett High School, who led
his troop in refurbishing a park bandstand as his Eagle Scout Service
Project in the Daily Dunklin Democrat (Oct. 31).Connor Doherty Receives Medal of Merit:
Read about Connor's water resuce.
Eagle Scout Service Project:
Read about Jake Prosser's work to refurbish a cemetery for police dogs in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Oct. 6, 2010)
.A Venturer's Philmont Journal:
Read Kate Herrie's story in Louie Magazine (September, 2010)
.Shooting Sports At Fall Fun Rally:
Read about the activities on the National Rifle Association blog (Oct. 4, 2010).Dedication of Vernon Gales Memorial Scout Hut in Dexter:
Read article in Dexter Daily Statesman (Sept. 8)
Read about volunteers who hold monthly training sessions in our council on the National Rifle Association blog (Sept. 4, 2010)
Preview of Dexter's 100th Anniversary Celebration:
Read article in Dexter Daily Statesman (Sept. 3)100th Anniversary, Homecoming in Dexter:
Read the coverage in the Dexter Daily Statesman on (Aug. 25) 100th Anniversary:
A commentary published Aug. 24, 2010, on the BSA's centennial from the Southeast Missourian Adventure Base 100:
More than 2,200 people visited the Boy Scouts of America's travelling exhibit at Ballpark Village on Aug. 20-22.
Troop 685 Eagle Scouts:
Three Boy Scouts earned the highest rank in Scouting during an Eagle Scout Court of Honor on Aug. 15, 2010. Watch, read KSDK story.Shooting Clays at New Horizons' Order of the Arrow meeting:
about the event at Henges Range near Beaumont Scout Reservation on a blog post on the National Rife Association blog (Aug. 15, 2010).
ScoutQuest 100, Council-Wide Camporee:
More than 20,000 Scouts, leaders and parents attended
the council's celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America in Forest Park on June 4-6, 2010.Listen to interview on KMOX Radio (May 30, 2010)
BSA Anniversary: Boy Scout troop
plants trees to recognize centennial of the Boy Scouts of America.
Suburban Journals Story (June 1, 2010)
Boy Scout Troop 301 celebrated its 100th anniversary.Read Webster-Kirkwood Times Story (May 28, 1010)Memorial Day:
More than 5,000 Scouts, parents and leaders placed 139,000 American flags on graves at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery on Sunday, May 20, 2010, in prepartion for Memorial Day. Scouts took part in other ceremonies and service projects throughout the council.
Project Honors Veterans:
Raymond Wilson's Eagle Scout service project at Heroe's Memorial at Fenton City Park honors fallen soldiers
.Watch KSDK Story (May 29, 2010)Read South County Times Story (May 30, 2010)Leaders of the pack;
check out these Eagle Scouts, now titans of government and industry: St. Louis Business Journal (May 21-27, 2010)Ten-year-old alerts family to potentially dangerous house fire: Watch KSDK story
Boy Scout camps
meet or exceed government health and safety guidelines for H1N1 (swine flu) prevention: Watch KSDK Story
, an Eagle Scout and U.S. Navy Petty Officer, gave the keynote address on Sunday, May 24, 2009, during the Memorial Day Good Turn at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.Watch Video on Council YouTube site
Local Cub Scout
receives national Heroism Award
Read and watch
Leisa Zigman's report on KSDK, Channel 5
Read Suburban Journal Story
, from Ballwin, Mo., overcame a brain tumor to become the National President of Venturing.
View KSDK website...
, a First Aid Merit Badge Counselor and a member of Troop 782, received a Red Cross Lifesaver Award for performing CPR on the father of a Scout who was visiting the S bar F Scout Ranch on July 3.
Read Suburban Journals story...
Triplets Timothy, Matthew and Daniel Deposki
were presented the rank of Eagle Scout on Sunday, Aug. 17, at Our Lady of Providence Catholic Church.
Read South County Times story...
Eagles Fly High In Ege Family
: Eric Ege, Jr., recently became a third-generation Eagle Scout, joining his grandfather and father in the select group of Scouts.
Read South County Journal...
Eagle Scout Michael Grogan
received the Hornaday Award -- "equivalent to an Olympic medal bestowed by the earth" -- for his environmental and ecological efforts. Read more...