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UPDATED: Sime to step down as Crestwood city administrator

by Mike Anthony
Crestwood City Administrator Mark Sime will resign his post, effective Friday, Oct. 23, according to a statement the city released Thursday afternoon. » more
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Preliminary 2016 budget OK’d by MFPD’s Board of Directors

by Mike Anthony
A preliminary 2016 budget that projects expenditures of nearly $19.36 million with anticipated revenues of $19.92 million was approved last week by the Mehlville Fire Protection District Board of Directors. » more

UPDATED: Lindbergh’s assessed value rises, but still less than historic ’07 high

School district’s residential tax rate drops by 9.6 cents for 2015
by Mike Anthony
Lindbergh Schools’ assessed value increased by $55 million this year compared to last year, but the district’s assessed value remains $78 million less than its 2007 historic high of over $1.3 billion. » more

Fowler, Witzel have opposing views on Mehlville’s Prop R

Witzel Learning Center named in honor of family’s contributions to school district
by Gloria Lloyd
Two former Mehlville Board of Education presidents who served alongside each other in the 1990s are taking opposite stances on the district’s Proposition R 49-cent tax-rate increase that is on the Nov. 3 ballot. » more

Sunset Hills officials told of benefits of having city administrator

Furrer says nothing, leaves informational meeting early
by Gloria Lloyd
Two former mayors and a city administrator told a room packed with current and former Sunset Hills officials last week that a city administrator helps a city run more like a business and offers more professional service to residents. » more

South county real-estate agents backing school district’s Prop R

Falling property values cited by Conder as a ‘scare tactic’
by Gloria Lloyd
A contingent of south county real-estate agents say they are supporting the Mehlville School District’s Proposition R because property values will decline if the district continues cutting classes and programs from its budget in the absence of » more

Football Tigers pummel Seckman 42-0

Oakville, Mehlville to square off Friday night
by Robert Chalupny
Beginning a game with a defensive touchdown scored on a fumble recovery is a good way to spark a fire for a team. » more

Panthers defeat Northwest 26-20; will tackle Oakville on Friday

Mehlville planning to tackle Tigers Friday night
by Robert Chalupny
The Mehlville Senior High School football team notched its second victory of the season Friday, defeating Northwest 26-20. » 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?

Truman Middle named Blue Ribbon School

Truman Middle School has been named a 2015 National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education. » more

Crestwood kicks off year with Character at Play game

Crestwood Elementary School fifth-graders team up each year to take on their teachers during the school’s annual Character at Play kickball game. » more

Five named National Merit Commended Students

The National Merit Scholarship Corp. has named five Lindbergh High School students Commended Students in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program. Seniors, from left, Jacob Paule, Parker McDermott, Carmen Greiner, Zachary Foulks and Gretchen Rieckenberg, » 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

Brunner announces bid for GOP nomination for governor

Businessman unsuccessfully sought Republican nod for Senate in 2012
by State Capitol Bureau Staff
A retired St. Louis business executive who spent more than $7 million of his own money in a failed race for the U.S. Senate in 2012 announced last week that he is seeking the GOP nomination for governor in 2016. » more

Sunday Night Lights will shine this weekend

Children battling cancer and other illnesses get their time under the lights at Lindbergh
For the sixth year, the Lindbergh community will join together to present Sunday Night Lights. » more

Crestwood aldermen set 2015 tax rates

by Staff Report
Crestwood’s residential and commercial tax rates will decrease for 2015, while the city’s personal property tax rate will remain unchanged. » more
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