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Crestwood unveils mall owner’s plans

by Mike Anthony
The owner of the former Crestwood Plaza is requesting nearly $28 million in tax incentives for a roughly $99.5 million mixed-use redevelopment of the former mall site. » more
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Apartments at Crestwood mall site ‘worst scenario’ for Lindbergh, Simpson says

by Mike Anthony
UrbanStreet Group’s plan to construct 225 apartments as part of its proposed redevelopment of the former Crestwood Plaza "is the worst scenario for Lindbergh Schools," according to Superintendent Jim Simpson. » more

UPDATED: Mehlville school board OKs $4.3 million in cuts, fees

Board votes 6-0 on cuts; Trakas absent
by Gloria Lloyd
The Mehlville Board of Education voted to approve $4.3 million in budget cuts and extra fees Thursday night in an effort to halve next year’s originally projected $8 million deficit. » more

Sunset Hills officials evaluating structure of their government after city clerk departs

Mayor: City to improve with Fribis, ‘minions’ in minority
by Gloria Lloyd
Sunset Hills officials are evaluating whether they want to overhaul how their government operates — perhaps creating the post of city administrator — after the departure last week of one of the city’s longest-serving employees. » more

Sunset Hills candidates raise most money overall

Charboneau only Crestwood candidate to form committee
by Gloria Lloyd
Aldermanic races in Sunset Hills attracted the most money overall in this spring's campaign spending for local municipal races. » more

Sunset Transportation expands leadership team

Marton joins as president, COO
Sunset Transportation, a south county-based third-party logistics provider, announced the expansion of its leadership team with the appointment of Craig Marton as president and chief operating officer. » more

LHS swimmer makes repeat appearance on U.S. Paralympic World team

Lindbergh High School junior Colleen Young is one of 25 athletes who will represent the United States at the 2015 International Paralympic Committee Swimming World Championships from July 13 to July 19 in Glasgow, Scotland. » more

Oakville High baseball team off to a 10-0 start

Tigers pound Valmeyer 15-5 Saturday afternoon
by Robert Chalupny
Year in and year out, Oakville Senior High School varsity baseball fans have many reasons to be optimistic about their club — and the 2015 season is proving to be no different. » more


‘Reasonable’ Mehlville tax-rate increase
Given the Mehlville School District's current financial situation, would you support a "reasonable" tax-rate increase for the district?

Two Mehlville candidates top individual fundraisers in local races

Murphy, Haubrich raise most money in April election
by Gloria Lloyd
For the last several years, Mehlville Board of Education candidates have attracted the most money of municipal and school-board races, and that trend continued for the April 7 election. » more

Crestwood Girl Scouts bring new life to outdoor learning area

Fifth-grade Girl Scouts at Crestwood Elementary have been bringing new life to the school’s Outdoor Learning Area. They have rebuilt a wooden bridge, stabilized the classroom benches, cleared out overgrown growth and made stepping stones. They » more

Student’s Jump Rope for Heart fundraising tops $1,000

Concord Elementary School fifth-grader Olivia Dull raised $1,076 for the American Heart Association this year during the school’s Jump Rope for Heart event. She was the top fundraiser for the entire school, for the second year in a row. To thank » more
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Fuel your day with fresh pear smoothies

Shake up your smoothie routine and add fresh pears to the blender to boost your breakfast or snack. »» more

Try this ‘berry’ healthy way to help your heart

A little heart-shaped fruit can be a big help to your heart. » more

Stock these 10 pantry essentials for fast, healthful cooking

Stock your kitchen with these basic building blocks for a wide variety of good-for-you recipes that are quick and easy to create: » more

Former Point principal sues Mehlville School District, Knost

Walters alleges breach of contract
by Gloria Lloyd
Former Point Elementary Principal Jim Walters is suing the Mehlville School District and former Superintendent Eric Knost for breach of contract for firing Walters nearly three years ago for what Walters alleges were "false and unsubstantiated allegations » more

Oakville man to take walk of a lifetime

Oakville resident Dan Bagy will experience a once-in-a-lifetime event later this month. » more

Kiwanis Club honors Outstanding Student

The Kiwanis Club of South County recently honored Abigail Sutter of St. Mark Catholic School as its Outstanding Student of the Month. Abigail was honored for her outstanding academic performance, community activities and the service and leadership she » more
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