Ralph McCloud celebrated his 100th birthday on February 22! One hundred years blessed and aged to perfection! Ralph is a U.S. Army veteran and retired business owner of Green Hornet Lawn Service. He attends St. Louis Gospel Assembly Hall. Ralph has devoted his life to loving and caring speci…

“Blackish” star Jenifer Lewis returned to St. Louis for Webster University’s black-tie Centennial Gala on November 14 at St. Louis Union Station. The gala topped off Webster University’s 100th Anniversary year. More than 500 people attended the elegant event, and $1.2 million was raised to b…

Brielle Armani Daniels, age 9, has been chosen as a State Finalist in the National American Miss Missouri Pageant to be held June 26-27, 2015 at the Holiday Inn Executive Center in Columbia. Brielle will be participating in the Jr. Pre-Teen age division, along with other outstanding young la…

Essie Mae and Luster Loftin Jr. celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 22. They are the proud parents of three sons, Greg, Ronnie and Tyrone; two daughters, Karen and Danielle; four grandkids and one great-grand. Luster retired from Laclede Gas Co. and Essie Mae retired from the U…

Bernd and Sharon Marion celebrated their 35th anniversary on June 30. The couple has two children, Nikki and Jamell and one grandson, D’ante. Bernd retired from American Airlines, and Sharon retired from Verizon in New York. To God be the glory, because He has truly blessed us!

June McLemore recently celebrated her 100th birthday with daughter Joan Truelove and son Lamonte McLemore, founder of the 5th Dimensions. Merilyn McCoo and Billie Davis Jr. former members of the group, and Harry Elston of the Friends of Distinction, along with 200 family and friends from 30 …

Nicole Marie Sweets and Mary Jane Kenney are happy to announce their engagement!  The couple met in elementary school at Stix I.L.C. and were reunited by a classmate 10 years ago. Nikki is the daughter of Rita Washington-Sweets and Fred Sweets and the granddaughter of late Rita L. Washington…

Happy 13th Earth Day to my son Lee'lan Wilder on June 8.  He is a member of Junior Black Chamber of Commerce, Character Development Institute, and Sabayet Younger Society. Lee'lan is very creative, an excellent skateboarder, and conscious Prince "light of our lives," who makes us proud. With…

Happy Birthday to Lisa Michell Reid on June 2 with love from her husband of 20 years, Clyde Reid Jr., and their beautiful children Jamal, Jalen and Jayson. She is our SHERO! May God continue to bless her. 

Announcing the 45th wedding anniversary of James and Dorothy Sanders on May 31! We also celebrate their 45 year membership at Shiloh Temple Church of God in Christ. The Sanders have a family of three children, a daughter-in-law, four grandchildren and one great-grandson.

Congratulations, Aaron and Kalah Hunt on their one-year anniversary. They were married on May 14, 2013 in Washington D.C. Kalah, daughter of Marc and Stephanie Harris, recently received her BFA from Howard University. Aaron, son of Roger and Paris Hunt, currently is serving in the U.S. Navy.

Jasmine Jones has been selected as Miss Black Missouri USA for 2014! Jasmine was selected from several qualified applicants to represent Missouri in the Miss Black USA pageant this August. Jasmine, 25, is a graduate of Missouri Southern State University where she majored in Health Science an…