(Festus) Spire Natural Gas company recognized the Public Works employees with the City of Festus recently. Public Works Director Matt Unrein says they were one of less than 20 cities to receive this honor for safe practices on the job.

Spire Natural Gas serves the City of St. Louis and St. Louis County, St. Charles County, Butler, Iron, Jefferson, Madison, St. Francois, and Ste. Genevieve Counties, as well as parts of Franklin County. Some of the other regional cities recognized were Ballwin, Clayton, Kirkwood, Poplar Bluff, Sullivan, and University City.