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UPDATED: Lindbergh teachers announce they will work to contract

by Mike Anthony
First of two parts: Lindbergh National Education Association President Kim Scronce told the Board of Education last week that teachers will work to contract until they see "significant progress" on a series of demands the union has made. » more
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Mehlville board members to consider public comment, teacher leave policies

by Gloria Lloyd
The Mehlville Board of Education could finalize new policies on public comments and teacher leave when it meets this week, over the objections of current and former board members and teachers. » more

Gregory, Reuter seek Republican nod in 96th

Winner of primary will be unopposed in November for District 96 House seat
by Mike Anthony
Two political newcomers are vying for the Republican nomination for the 96th District Missouri House seat currently held by Rep. Mike Leara, R-Concord, who is unable to seek re-election due to term limits. » more

Oakville bridge work will continue into fall

Utility-related issues delay start of bridge construction
by Gloria Lloyd
The Old Baumgartner Road Bridge in Oakville will be closed until at least October as county officials work to replace the 70-year-old bridge after it was damaged beyond repair during heavy spring rains. » more

Storm rips through south county

Ned Gavranovic trims branches from a tree last week at a house on Yaeger Road in Oakville. Severe winds damaged the tree as the July 13 fast-moving summer storm ripped through power lines and trees, at one point leaving more than 100,000 residents without » more

Commission recommends approval of apartments on Tesson Ferry Road

County Council could weigh proposal if O’Leary introduces legislation for it
by Gloria Lloyd
Despite the overwhelming opposition of the neighbors surrounding an apartment complex proposed for the intersection of Tesson Ferry and Bauer roads, county planners view the project as a good fit for the neighborhood. » more

Lindbergh High angler named a Bassmaster All-American

Trey Schroeder current Missouri high school champion
Lindbergh High School student Trey Schroeder has been selected as one of 12 members of the 2016 Bassmaster High School All-American Fishing Team. » more

SMMA boys capture championship

This St. Margaret Mary Alacoque fifth-grade boys’ basketball team recently captured the Catholic Youth Council’s City/County Championship. The boys had a 21-2 record for the season. Team members, front row, from left, are: Jack Dawson, Nathaniel » more


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Lindbergh ECE Students enjoy pony rides

Center offers in-house field trips during summer
Lindbergh Early Childhood Education students recently enjoyed pony rides from Robin’s Pony Express. » more

FBLA students qualify for National Leadership Conference

Four Lindbergh students travel to Atlanta
Four students from Lindbergh High School's Future Business Leaders of America association qualified for the National Leadership Conference in Atlanta this summer, where they competed among 12,000 students from around the country. » more

Oakville High student to attend Boys Nation

Aaron Wali Mohabbat, an incoming senior at Oakville High School, has been selected as a senator for the American Legion Boys Nation that will take place from Friday, July 22, to Saturday, July 30, in the Washington, D.C., area. » more
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Elegant beef invokes sense of adventure

I’m always experimenting with beef tenderloin. »» more

Slow cooking offers tasty results

Eat a hot, wholesome meal on busy days
On those busy days when you don’t have much time, a slow cooker can be the solution to getting a hot, wholesome meal on the table. » more

This steak appeals to grown-up taste buds

by Bill Milligan
My supermarket has been selling French green beans, or haricot verts, for several months, to my delight. » more

Nazareth Living Center opens gift shop, ice cream parlor

Over 100 volunteers sew, craft items for sale
The Nazareth Living Center in Oakville recently opened a gift shop and ice cream parlor that sells hand-dipped ice cream and snacks, as well as many special gifts made by hand by Nazareth volunteers. » more

South County Toastmasters install new officers

The South County Toastmasters recently installed a new slate of officers. Pictured, from left, are: David Domian, vice president of public relations; Jeff Jeffers, officer at large; Rich Puskarich, sergeant at arms; Dean Bone, president; Susan McConnell, » more

Mehlville Garden Club presents Yard of the Month Award

The Mehlville Garden Club recently selected the home of Lou Smith of the 4900 block of Southridge Park Drive, Oakville, as its Yard of the Month. Club members presented him with a beautification citation from the Federated Garden Clubs of Missouri. Pictured, » more
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