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Lindbergh teachers, supporters rally for increased educator pay

by Mike Anthony
Lindbergh Schools teachers dissatisfied with their pay rallied with their supporters before and during last week’s Board of Education meeting. » more
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Mehlville school board weighs approval of $115 million 2016-2017 budget

by Gloria Lloyd
At this time last year the Mehlville Board of Education approved a budget with millions of dollars in budget cuts, but after the historic passage of Proposition R, the district has turned things around financially and is adding programs and projects this year. » more

Crestwood board gives initial OK to measure imposing penalties for false filing statements

‘No’ vote for second reading delays proposal until June 28
by Mike Anthony
The Crestwood Board of Aldermen voted unanimously last week to approve the first reading of an ordinance that would impose penalties for aldermanic or mayoral candidates who make false statements when filing candidacy forms. » more

Mehlville school board to eye changes to how it takes public comments Thursday

Period for board comments eliminated by new president
by Gloria Lloyd
Adding to a series of recent shifts in how Mehlville Board of Education meetings are run, the board is set to weigh changes to how it takes public comments tonight. » more

Lindbergh board OKs 2016-2017 budget of $68.5 million; no surplus projected

Nine new teachers included in budget to handle growth
by Mike Anthony
A 2016-2017 operating budget that projects no surplus was approved last week by the Lindbergh Board of Education. » more

Developer requests Sunset Hills aldermen postpone vote on credit union

Developer reconfiguring plan based on public’s comments
by Gloria Lloyd
The day before a scheduled final vote on a credit union proposed for the Court Drive neighborhood in Sunset Hills, the developer requested that it be postponed, and the future of the project is up in the air. » more

Lindbergh High angler named a Bassmaster All-American

Trey Schroeder current Missouri high school champion
Lindbergh High School student Trey Schroeder has been selected as one of 12 members of the 2016 Bassmaster High School All-American Fishing Team. » more

SMMA boys capture championship

This St. Margaret Mary Alacoque fifth-grade boys’ basketball team recently captured the Catholic Youth Council’s City/County Championship. The boys had a 21-2 record for the season. Team members, front row, from left, are: Jack Dawson, Nathaniel » more


Mehlville redistricting
The Mehlville Board of Education is considering hiring a demographer as the first step toward redistricting. Do you believe redistricting is necessary at this time?

Sperreng students create mural celebrating Class of 2020

Sperreng Middle School eighth-graders will be remembered for years to come, thanks to a student-created mural that will decorate one of the school’s main stairwells. » more

Mehlville board delays demographer decision

The Mehlville Board of Education is delaying a decision on approving a demographer for redistricting until its next meeting on Thursday, June 23. » more

Oakville High student earns rank of Eagle Scout

Boy Scout Troop 61 member Daniel Blake Cormack of Oakville recently attained the honor of Eagle Scout, the highest rank offered in Scouting. » more
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Elegant beef invokes sense of adventure

I’m always experimenting with beef tenderloin. »» more

Slow cooking offers tasty results

Eat a hot, wholesome meal on busy days
On those busy days when you don’t have much time, a slow cooker can be the solution to getting a hot, wholesome meal on the table. » more

This steak appeals to grown-up taste buds

by Bill Milligan
My supermarket has been selling French green beans, or haricot verts, for several months, to my delight. » more

Fenton resident honored by Boy Scouts of America

Phipps presented Silver Beaver Award
Scouting volunteer Neil Phipps of Fenton recently was honored by the Greater St. Louis Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America with the Silver Beaver Award, the highest recognition a Boy Scout council can award to volunteers. » more

Sappington House offers cool sounds, chilly treats

The Sappington House, 1015 S. Sappington Road, will sponsor an outdoor big-band concert and ice cream social from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, June 25. » more

Oakville resident honored for service to Order of the Eastern Star chapter

Oakville resident Anne B. LaTragna, seated, was honored during a recent ceremony at Meridian Chapter No. 442 of the Order of the Eastern Star. She was presented with a pin recognizing 50 years of service to the order. Mary Louise Scanlon, right, who » more
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