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Crestwood mayor favors tax-rate hike to address capital needs

by Gloria Lloyd
At an informational event set up by a resident last week, Mayor Gregg Roby said deferred capital needs are more than Crestwood’s budget can handle and he would favor a tax-rate increase to fix the city’s infrastructure. » more
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Higher city wages could have impact on local economy

by Gloria Lloyd
The city of St. Louis has joined a national movement to increase the minimum wage, and though similar efforts have stalled in the county, higher wages in the city could have a local economic impact. » more

Superintendent to present ‘State of Mehlville’ address

Advocacy group slates rally to support Prop R
by Gloria Lloyd
The public can meet new Mehlville School District Superintendent Chris Gaines and learn about the district through a "State of the District" event next week. » more

Longtime Mehlville administrator named deputy superintendent

Administrative cuts take toll on staff, superintendent says
by Gloria Lloyd
With a new school year and a new era underway in the Mehlville School District with Superintendent Chris Gaines, Central Office administrators are shuffling to new positions and taking on extra duties to make up for the axing of a key position in this » more

Green Park alderman won’t answer if he intends to sue city

Broughton’s ethics complaint against Hamilton dismissed
by Mike Anthony
A Green Park alderman who said he would sue the city recently declined to answer a fellow alderman’s question about whether a lawsuit had been filed. » more

Best Buy to close Crestwood location

Business first opened its doors in 1987 in city
by Gloria Lloyd
Best Buy will close its Crestwood location next month — the latest in a series of store closings in recent years in Crestwood. » more

Panthers to tackle Flyers Friday night

Ritenour dominates Mehlville 51-7
by Robert Chalupny
The Mehlville Senior High School football team will tackle one of its closest rivals when the Panthers host the Lindbergh Flyers Friday night. » more

Football Flyers fall to Pattonville; will face Mehlville on Friday night

Pattonville prevails over Flyers
by Robert Chalupny
The Lindbergh High School football team will have to wait for another chance to record their first win in the young 2015 season after the Flyers lost their second consecutive game this year. The Flyers fell 44-12 to a very tough Pattonville team Friday » 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?

Two Lindbergh educators named state Teacher of the Year finalists

Truman Middle teacher, Special School District teacher honored
Not one, but two Lindbergh Schools educators have been named finalists in the Missouri Teacher of the Year program. » more

Local students headed to med school

Mark Joseph Messler and Drew Michael Hensel recently received their white coats in Columbia, becoming members of the Mizzou Medical School Class of 2019. Both students graduated summa cum laude from the University of Missouri. Messler, a graduate of » more

Queen of All Saints receives technology grant

Queen of All Saints recently received a generous technology grant from a trust established by Cathy Coughlin, a former senior vice president and global marketing officer for AT&T, who passed away in April. » 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

Friends, family, aldermen attend vigil for missing Sunset Hills woman

$20,000 reward offered for information on Linda McLaughlin's disappearance
by Gloria Lloyd
Police are still searching for a Sunset Hills woman three months after she went missing with no explanation, and friends and family members who held a third candlelight vigil for her Tuesday night said they still hope for a miracle. » more

South county resident turns 105

Jane Bryan observed her 105th birthday on Aug. 23 at her son’s residence in Concord. Relatives and friends from throughout the Midwest joined her for the celebration. » more

Haefner to seek re-election to District 95 House seat

Murphy no longer looks to run for Missouri House
by Gloria Lloyd
In the latest shakeup in 2016 south county races, Rep. Marsha Haefner, R-Oakville, announced this week that she will not run for the 1st District Missouri Senate seat currently held by Sen. Scott Sifton, D-Affton, and will instead seek re-election to » more
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