While Ballwin-Ellisville Patch is the hub for local news, events and discussions, the reach expands to what Patch users like you have to say in the Comments section on stories, but also on Facebook and Twitter! Here's the place to look at highlights from what users shared this week.
First Presidential Debate
The nation watched incumbent President Barack Obama and GOP candidate Mitt Romney encounter their first televised debate of the election season. What did you think before the debate, and how did your expectations hold up?
Patrice Barge-Munden said she thought the debate would be an "outright smack-down!!"
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The conversation continued on Ballwin-Ellisville Patch. See who readers thought won in the comments section.
Circle 7 Ranch Opens
A new restaurant with tableside beer taps opened in Ballwin this week. What's your review?
Dennis Miller: "It's awesome! Great bar with upscale bar food menu and fantastic service."
International Crisis Aid Run for Freedom
The 4th annual International Crisis Aid 5k Run/Walk for Freedom took place in Queeny Park last weekend. Instagram users shared their perspective.
International Crisis Aid (@CrisisAid) shared the story themselves with their followers. Thanks to Libby Baker (@lib_lilwindmill) and Deanne Puricelli (@D_Puricelli) for sharing their Instagram photos!
What other 5ks are you participating in this fall?
There are plenty of ways you can join the conversation and share news of your own: