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Page hopes court will force Stenger to hire additional auditors

by Gloria Lloyd
County Council Chairman Sam Page hopes to take County Executive Steve Stenger to court to force him to hire more auditors in the county auditor’s office. » more
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Simpson to hand over ‘crown jewel’ of a school district to his successor

by Mike Anthony
As the Lindbergh Board of Education begins the process of selecting a firm to assist in the search for a new superintendent, Superintendent Jim Simpson believes he will hand over "a crown jewel" of a district to his successor. » more

County executive authorizes record Metro funding

Metro to receive $152 million from three county sales taxes
by Gloria Lloyd
The same night the County Council introduced a resolution that could spark a legal fight about county auditor staffing, County Executive Steve Stenger avoided another potential showdown last week by authorizing record Metro funding. » more

MFPD medical director Dr. Chris Bosche dies

Dr. Christopher J. "Chris" Bosche died Sept. 12. » more

Lutheran South to mark 60th anniversary

Lutheran High School South, 9515 Tesson Ferry Road, will celebrate its 60th anniversary Sunday, Sept. 24. » more

New Fresh Thyme store to open soon

Construction of a new Fresh Thyme Farmers Market is nearing completion at the site of the former Tesson Ferry Branch County Library at 9920 Lin Ferry Drive in Green Park. City Administrator/City Clerk James Mello announced at a recent Green Park Board » more

Flyers shut down Parkway South 49-10

by Robert Chalupny
Now ranked eighth among large schools in the area, the Lindbergh High School varsity football team continues to stun opponents, as the Flyers improved to 5-0 Friday night, shutting down Parkway South 49-10. » more

Oakville field hockey team setting its sights high

Coach counting on veterans to lead team to new heights
by Robert Chalupny
The Oakville High School varsity girls’ field hockey team is off to a 2-2-2 start and has set its sights high over last season, which saw some successes. » more


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Rogers gets early start on Constitution Day

Students across Missouri observed Constitution Day on Monday with special lessons about the great document. Rogers Elementary School got an early start last Friday thanks to a visit from President James Madison, the so-called ‘Father of the Constitution,’ » more

Lindbergh High's ACT scores continue to rise

School's composite score of 23.3 exceeds state's average of 20.4
Lindbergh High School students continue to surpass state performance on the ACT college readiness test, and they improved the school’s composite score compared with 2016 as well, according to a district news release. » more

Oakville High selects Homecoming Court

Oakville High School is celebrating Homecoming this week and has selected its Homecoming Court. A parade is planned for Friday, Sept. 8, and the Oakville Tigers football team will square off against Northwest Cedar at 7 p.m. Members of the Homecoming » more
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Enchilada Sauce adds zest to Mexican food

I like Mexican food because you can put so many fresh items on top of it to cover what otherwise would be a rather bland combination of meats, chiles, tortillas and mashed beans. »» more

Sherry adds playful flavor to barbecued ribs

by Bill Milligan
I made this barbecue sauce one hot summer day after I purchased some baby back pork ribs our meat market had advertised in our newspaper. » more

Red pepper adds color to grilled pork chops

Celebrate summer with a cookout
by Bill Milligan
I don’t know why anyone would want to use green bell peppers in anything. » more

Crestwood officials honor ‘Santa Ted’

Crestwood Mayor Gregg Roby and the Board of Aldermen last week proclaimed that Dec. 2 will be ‘Santa Ted’ Day in honor of Ted Ricks, who has been Santa Ted for 18 years. Ricks served as Santa at the former Crest-wood Plaza for 13 years. Since » more

Gravois Greenway construction begins Sept. 25

Southern trailhead to close for roughly eight months
Construction to extend the Gravois Greenway — Grant’s Trail — and connect it with the River des Peres Greenway will start Monday, Sept. 25, with the closure of the southern trailhead near Orlando’s Event and Conference Center » more

UPDATED: Child dies in what day care terms a tragic accident

Boy may have been left in car all day
by Gloria Lloyd
A child died Monday in what an Oakville day care is calling a tragic accident after possibly being left in a car all day instead of being dropped off at day care. » more
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