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Residents divided on selling part of park for JB Cemetery

by Gloria Lloyd
County officials looking for clear consensus on whether to sell half of Sylvan Springs Park to expand Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery didn’t find it at two public hearings last week in Lemay. » more
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Sunset Hills’ Court Drive area eyed for ‘high-end commercial development’

by Gloria Lloyd
First of two parts: The majority of Sunset Hills residents who spoke about whether the city’s tornado-damaged area should be redeveloped commercially opposed that idea when it was last brought up, but a real-estate developer is eyeing the site for "a high-end commercial development." » more

New Mehlville superintendent looks to follow strategic plan

New leader hoping to bring long-term stability to district
by Gloria Lloyd
With his first month in Mehlville behind him, new Superintendent Chris Gaines said he looks forward to becoming part of the community long-term and showing the community what it is like to follow a strategic plan. » more

Green Park official’s complaint against fellow alderman dismissed

Aldermen vote down request by Broughton for legal fees
by Mike Anthony
The Missouri Ethics Commission voted last week to dismiss a complaint filed by one Green Park alderman against a fellow alderman. » more

In Lindbergh dispute, both sides say they’re on solid legal ground

Last of two parts: School district’s agreement with LNEA expired June 30
by Mike Anthony
Last of two parts: With a dispute between Lindbergh Schools teachers and district officials possibly headed to court, both sides say they are on solid legal ground. » more

Sunset Hills board considering legalizing food trucks, establishing architectural rules

Assisted-living center again receives approval by board
by Gloria Lloyd
If some Sunset Hills officials get their way, in upcoming months the city could legalize food trucks and establish architectural guidelines so that new zoning projects look the way city officials would like. » more

SMMA boys capture basketball title

This St. Margaret Mary Alacoque eighth-grade team recently captured the Catholic Youth Council’s City-County Basketball Championship. Team members, from left, are: Max Schaeffer, Jacob Morlen, Joey Zarrick, Sam Ederle, Ryan Juergens, Tommy Purschke, » more

UPDATED: Long Elementary student earns state taekwondo championship

Long Elementary School fifth-grader Kiley Mehringer is Indiana’s state taekwondo champion in the 10-11 age group for both sparring and forms categories. » more


Sylvan Springs Park
Should St. Louis County sell 38 acres of the 72-acre Sylvan Springs Park to the federal government to allow the expansion of Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery?

Norton named new Lindbergh youth activities director

Kit Norton has been named activities director for the Lindbergh Athletic Association and Activities Office. » more

Parker hired as Sappington assistant principal

The Lindbergh Board of Education has hired Ta’Keshia Parker as the new assistant principal of Sappington Elementary School for the 2015-2016 school year. » more

Pike named Point Elementary School principal

The Mehlville Board of Education has hired Shannon Pike to become the new principal at Point Elementary School. » 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

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

Red cabbage benefits from German tradition

by Bill Milligan
I associate this red cabbage with German food and nearly always serve it when I’m serving a German meal. My wife doesn’t like German food as much as I do, but I just have to have something with a vinegary taste periodically. » more

BREAKING: Sifton exits race for attorney general

Announces run for re-election to Senate instead
Sen. Scott Sifton announced Thursday he will not run for attorney general next year, and will instead run for re-election to the Senate. » more

Boy Scout Troop 671 member earns Eagle rank

Christopher Joseph Ryan recently attained the rank of Eagle Scout with Boy Scout Troop 671 of the St. Margaret Mary Alacoque Parish. He completed an invasive plant removal and natural habitat restoration project at the World Bird Sanctuary, and was rewarded » more

DAR chapter conducting membership drive

Daughters of the American Revolution is conducting a membership drive as part of a nationwide celebration to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the founding of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. » more
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