Letter: Stimulus checks won’t help economy

The easy political act of sending checks to taxpayers to buy products made in China will do little to stimulate our economy.

During economic hard times, stay active to avoid depression

Staying busy and staying positive — as well as simple ways to save money — can be helpful during trying financial times.

Small earthquake shakes St. Louis area

A small earthquake shook parts of St. Louis Monday morning. The quake was centered in southwest St. Louis County.