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Assistance available for Arnold, Sunset Hills flood victims

by Gloria Lloyd
Officials in Arnold and Sunset Hills hope the federal government will buy out the houses of residents who lost their houses in December’s record flooding, but in the meantime federal agencies are officially registering flood victims who need any type of assistance. » more
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UPDATED: Crestwood TIF Commission recommends approval of mall proposal

by Mike Anthony
The Crestwood Tax-Increment Financing Commission voted Wednesday night to recommend approval of UrbanStreet Group of Chicago’s proposal to redevelop the former Crestwood Plaza. » more

Forty people address TIF Commission at hearing on Crestwood mall proposal

TIF Commission scheduled to meet Wednesday evening
by Mike Anthony
Forty people addressed the Crestwood Tax-Increment Financing Commission during a public hearing last week on a proposal to redevelop the former Crestwood Plaza. » more

Pair of projects could be game-changer for Affton

Panel votes to recommend approval of TIF for Affton Plaza improvements
by Gloria Lloyd
A pair of pending projects to redesign major aspects of the Gravois Road corridor could be a game-changer for the look and feel of Affton, county officials say. » more

School district boasts operating surplus as result of budget cuts, low gas prices

Mehlville postpones $1 million worth of capital expenditures
by Gloria Lloyd
A year ago the Mehlville School District projected a deficit of $8 million for the current school year, but after extensive budget cuts, lower gas prices, veteran teachers leaving and no increase for health insurance, the district has a balanced budget. » more

Clarice's Bridal moves to south county

New larger location for bridal store opens in Green Park
by Gloria Lloyd
Clarice’s Bridal celebrated its grand opening in south county Thursday with a ribbon-cutting and a family celebration, in advance of the March 1 grand opening. » more

Lindbergh High announces new varsity football coach

Norman led Cape Girardeau Central Tigers to three straight district championships
Lindbergh High School’s new varsity football coach knows a thing or two about winning. » more

Eight Lindbergh athletes commit to colleges on National Signing Day

LHS seniors represent six sports
Eight Lindbergh High School athletes committed to college teams on National Signing Day, Wednesday. » more


Mehlville's Proposition A
The Mehlville Board of Education voted to place Proposition A, a no-tax-rate-increase tax transfer with a 10-year sunset clause, on the ballot for the April 5 election to fund the replacement of roofing and HVAC systems. Will you support this measure?

Mehlville High student selected for Washington arts advocacy trip

Bitter only student in state chosen for trip
The Missouri Alliance for Arts Education has selected Mehlville High School senior Danny Bitter to travel to Washington, D.C., in early March to serve as an advocate for keeping and expanding the arts as part of school curriculum. » more

Lindbergh teacher completes character education training

Lindbergh High School English teacher Daniel Murphy is one of 25 local educators who recently graduated from the Sanford N. McDonnell Leadership Academy in Character Education. » more

Lindbergh preschool learning comes full circle

Students enjoy hands-on, tasty learning
Which came first, the chicken or the egg? » more
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Small plates ideal way to entertain friends

Experiment with wines from a range of regions
Small plates are an ideal way to entertain friends — especially on a Friday night after a long week. »» more

Readers concoct tasty dishes for Call's 20th annual recipe contest

Readers whip up delicious dishes: Try these recipes for this year’s holiday table
Call readers repeatedly have proved over the years what great cooks they are, as evidenced by their entries in the newspaper’s annual Home for the Holidays Recipe Contest. » more

Eating seafood will benefit your heart

Here’s some food for thought: Eating seafood can be good for your health, especially your heart. » more

Sunset Hills mayor calls out 'freaks' who opposed him

Furrer rails at aldermen who tried to impeach him
by Gloria Lloyd
Sunset Hills Mayor Mark Furrer had already made the media rounds by the time the Board of Aldermen met for the first time since Furrer’s felony charges were dropped, but near the end of Tuesday’s meeting, he defiantly called out all the city’s » more

Lindbergh student honored for saving his mother’s life

County Police Chief Jon Belmar recently presented a Citizen’s Citation honor to a Lindbergh Schools student whose heroic actions saved his mother’s life last year. » more

Grant Haven residents enjoy 50-year lunch tradition

These Grant Haven Subdivision residents have been enjoying a tradition of meeting for lunch for 50 years. Pictured, front row, are: Helen Sandretto, Eleanor Messmer, Audrey Tarde and Onelia Marconi. Shown in the back row are: Marilyn Hogenmiller, Lisa » more
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