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Property owners oppose O’Mara’s rental-license legislation

by Gloria Lloyd
The latest attempt to start a rental license for county landlords is the most divisive legislation to come through the County Council since County Executive Steve Stenger came to office in January. » more
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Mehlville school board members offer differing views on Prop R for students

by Gloria Lloyd
When the Mehlville High School Student Council met with Board of Education members last week, they heard two vastly different perspectives on the district depending on which board member was talking. » more

High school student takes on critics of Mehlville’s Prop R tax-rate increase

Opponents of Prop R ‘living in a world from 30-plus years ago,’ student says
by Gloria Lloyd
A series of speeches a Mehlville High School student has given to the Board of Education have changed some residents’ minds about the district’s auditorium and addressed the arguments of critics of the district’s Nov. 3 ballot measure, » more

Hearings set on proposed MFPD, Lindbergh tax rates

Lindbergh’s blended tax rate to decrease by 11.58 cents
by Mike Anthony
Public hearings on proposed 2015 tax rates are scheduled to be conducted this week by the Mehlville Fire Protection District Board of Directors and the Lindbergh Board of Education. » more

Green Park planning panel to consider proposal for Fresh Thyme grocery at library site

by Staff Report
A development plan for a Fresh Thyme Farmers Market store proposed for the current site of the Tesson Ferry Branch County Library is scheduled to be considered next week by the Green Park Planning and Zoning Commission. » more

Crestwood officials await revised mall plan

Mayor says developer ready to move forward with project
by Mike Anthony
Crestwood officials are awaiting a revised redevelopment proposal from the owner of the former Crestwood Plaza, according to Mayor Gregg Roby. » more

Football Flyers to face Fox Friday

Lindbergh looking to regain its composure after loss to Marquette
by Robert Chalupny
The Lindbergh High School football team will look to regain its composure when it faces the Fox Warriors this week. » more

Lafayette Lancers tame football Tigers 44-27

Oakville Tigers fall to Lancers; set to face Seckman Friday
by Robert Chalupny
When the Oakville Senior High School football team squared off against the Lafayette Lancers Friday night for Homecoming, it was a bit of a measuring stick for the Tigers. » more


Mehlville's Proposition R
Mehlville School District voters will consider Proposition R for Restore, a 49-cent tax-rate increase, when they go to the polls Nov. 3. Do you support this measure?

Local officials to be featured on 'Issues in Education' broadcast

Show to be broadcast live from MSBA's annual conference
Some local education officials will be featured on "Issues in Education" this week at the Missouri School Boards’ Association’s annual conference. » more

Oakville High celebrates Homecoming

Oakville Senior High School celebrated Homecoming last week with different activities each day, including a parade Friday afternoon. Above, Oakville High teachers are pictured on this float in the parade. » more

Four Lindbergh students named National Merit semifinalists

Four Lindbergh High School students have been named semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program. » more
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Make vegetables star of your next meal

Today’s chefs and nutritionists are elevating produce to "rock-star" status. »» more

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

Sherry adds playful flavor to barbecued ribs

Oriental flavors add character to spice up barbecue sauce
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

Everything you need to know for IKEA's opening weekend

Company's 41st American store opens in midtown St. Louis
by Gloria Lloyd
IKEA opened its long-awaited St. Louis store Wednesday, and the Call visited the store in advance to let you know some do's and don'ts for opening weekend and beyond. » more

Two in custody on charges of statutory rape, sexual explotation of a minor

Lemay woman, Oakville man arrested in Mobile, Ala.
A south county couple is waiting to be extradited to St. Louis County from Mobile, Ala., after St. Louis County prosecutors charged them with sexually exploiting a minor. » more

UPDATED: Student earns highest Girl Scout honor

Lindbergh graduate receives commendation from Obama
A 2015 Lindbergh High School graduate received a college scholarship this fall after she earned the highest national award in Girl Scouting. » more
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