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Proposed sales tax would be used for ‘police and public safety’

by Gloria Lloyd
Every city in the county, along with the county itself, would receive new funds for "police and public safety" if voters approve a countywide sales tax in April. » more
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Mehlville, Oakville students could gain options beyond block scheduling as soon as ’18-’19

by Gloria Lloyd
Students at Mehlville and Oakville high schools could gain class options beyond block scheduling as soon as the 2018-2019 school year if the Board of Education signs on to the Schedule Review Committee’s recommendation next week. » more

Sunset Hills aldermen will consider OK of proposed 2017 budget termed ‘stable’

Aldermen to weigh approval of 2017 budget and Court Drive on Tuesday
by Gloria Lloyd
If Sunset Hills City Administrator Eric Sterman could sum up the city’s proposed 2017 budget in one word, it would be "stable." » more

Hilmer to seek third term on MFPD board

Goal for third term is for district to be debt free
by Mike Anthony
Mehlville Fire Protection District Board of Directors Chairman Aaron Hilmer plans to seek a third six-year term in the April 4 election. » more

Candidate filing set to kick off for Tuesday, April 4, elections

Fling to continue until 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17
by Staff Report
Candidate filing for the Tuesday, April 4, elections will begin next week. » more

Giving Trees at Treats Unleashed help pets in need

Trees available at new Oakville location
Each year, Treats Unleashed shops work with area rescues and shelters to make the holidays a little brighter for pets waiting for their forever families. » more

New ice rink opens at Kennedy Recreation Complex

County replaces 40-year-old facility
The newly renovated ice rink at Kennedy Recreation Center is open for the winter season. » more

Mizzou swimmers take home Mizzou Invite title with help from Crestwood freshman

Alexander posts some of Mizzou's all-time best scores in two events
With help from Crestwood freshman Nick Alexander, the University of Missouri-Columbia men’s swimming and diving team nabbed a team title at the Mizzou Invite last week. » more


Reuniting St. Louis city, county
Would you support the city of St. Louis becoming the 91st municipality in St. Louis County, as currently being discussed by the Municipal League of Metro St. Louis?

Lindbergh Schools named best district in state of Missouri

StartClass bestows honor on district
Lindbergh Schools has been crowned the top district in Missouri by StartClass, an education research website powered by Graphiq. » more

Mehlville School District sponsors naming contest for school of innovation

Suggestions to be accepted through Monday
Although it is not yet certain that the new school of innovation proposed for the Mehlville School District will be approved by the Board of Education next month, the district is asking for suggestions of what to name the lottery-based elementary school » more

Terrific Kids of the Month honored at Blades Elementary

These Blades Elementary School students recently were named Terrific Kids of the Month by the Kiwanis Club of South County and the Dairy Queen on South Lindbergh Boulevard. They were honored for their hard work and great improvement in effort, reading » more
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Readers prove they’re creative chefs with entries for Call’s recipe contest

Newspaper readers whip up some tasty holiday creations
Readers continue to prove they are extremely creative cooks, as evidenced by the concoctions submitted for the newspaper’s annual Home for the Holidays Recipe Contest. »» more

Try this tasty soup during cool weather

by Bill Milligan
When it’s hot and humid in St. Louis, I doubt many people hunger for soup. » more

Strawberries just may be a real brain booster

New research conducted at the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Human Nutri-tion Research Center on Aging at Tufts University and presented to the Society for Neuroscience revealed that strawberries might effectively combat age-related cognitive decline. » more

Hamby to serve as Dressel Elementary principal

Lindbergh's new elementary school to open next fall
Craig Hamby will be the principal of Dressel Elementary School when it opens next fall, Lindbergh Schools announced today — Thursday, Dec. 8. » more

MFPD food drive to continue through Dec. 20

Turnout was brisk Saturday at the Mehlville Fire Protection District’s annual holiday food drive at Engine House No. 5, 11020 Mueller Road, Green Park. During the event, children visited with Santa and Mrs. Claus and learned about fire safety from » more

Christmas in Crestwood underway

Christmas in Crestwood kicked off Saturday with Santa Claus’ arrival on a city fire truck at the Government Center. After children visited with Santa, the celebration continued at Watson Auto Care Plaza with the first Christmas in Crestwood Car » more
Fran Ann Engraving
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