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Mehlville’s three-month strategic planning process underway

by Gloria Lloyd
A strategic-plan consultant is already meeting with residents to find out their thoughts on the Mehlville School District, after the Board of Education got the ball rolling on the district’s three-month strategic-planning process last week. » more

Questions raised whether board would have OK’d 5.3-percent raise

by Gloria Lloyd
After the Lindbergh Board of Education recently voted to correct an error and grant higher 2014-2015 salary increases for two employee groups, some members are questioning how it happened and whether the raises would have been approved if the board had known the true numbers beforehand. » more

Relationship strained between police chief, mayor

Mayor requested resignation of police chief, Baebler says
by Gloria Lloyd
After the accusation that Sunset Hills Mayor Mark Furrer hit a bicyclist with his car went viral earlier this month, some observers worried whether the Sunset Hills Police Department could conduct an unbiased investigation of the city’s mayor, » more

School district administrators receive 5.3-percent pay increase for 2014-’15

School board extends pact with Simpson through 2017
by Mike Anthony
Lindbergh Schools administrators, including Superintendent Jim Simpson, received a 5.3-percent salary increase for the current school year. » more

‘Good Morning Mehlville-Oakville’ to debut

Kickoff of business breakfast series slated for Thursday, Sept. 4, at Andre’s South
by Gloria Lloyd
The Mehlville School District is kicking off a new breakfast series designed to connect the school district with the community, especially the business community. » more

Seibert first female chair of Friendship Village board

Lydia Seibert, the first female board chair of Friendship Village, will continue a tradition of strong leadership with emphasis on listening to residents in her new position. » more

Football Panthers looking to returning talent for a winning season

Mehlville sets sights on deeper playoff run in ’14
by Robert Chalupny
Coming off a streaky regular season that ended with a 4-7 record in the second round of the playoffs, the Mehlville Senior High School varsity football team hopes to make bigger strides toward a winning season in 2014. » more

2014 Football Flyers seeking to soar under leadership of new quarterback

Coach says he’s optimistic about football Flyers in ’14
by Robert Chalupny
Without Garret Krueger and Chuck Houska, who shared quarterback duties for most of the season last year, the Lindbergh High School varsity football team will be looking for a new offensive catalyst. » more


County executive election
Now that voters have made their choices in Tuesday's primary election, which candidate will you vote for in the Nov. 4 election for county executive?

Football Tigers falter against Parkway South; will face Eureka Friday

by Robert Chalupny
Things did not go as planned for the Oakville Senior High School varsity football team in its season opener Friday night, as the Tigers fell 10-6 to the Parkway South Patriots. » more

Panthers fall to Chaminade

High-octane offense by Chaminade proves too much for football Panthers
by Robert Chalupny
High heat, high humidity and a high-octane Chaminade offense were just too much to overcome for the Mehlville Senior High School varsity football team Friday night. » more

Kirkwood Pioneers dominate football Flyers

Lindbergh to meet Pattonville Friday night
The Lindbergh High School varsity football team opened its 2014 campaign Friday night against a former rival, but failed to put its best product on the field. » more
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‘Safety first’ best recipe for great grilling season

Grilling is one of America’s favorite pastimes and a popular summer activity in backyards across the country. »» more

Fajitas help stretch steak portions, budget

by Bill Milligan
I like the sound of fajitas sizzling in their pan as they’re brought out to patrons at Mexican restaurants. » more

Freshen up salads with sweet, juicy pears

Bring a sweet touch to your salads by adding fresh pears. » more

Events in Ferguson take turn toward peace

Council OKs emergency $1 million for Ferguson residents
by Gloria Lloyd
Events in Ferguson took a turn toward peace this week, and flash bangs, tear gas and police helicopters no longer light up the sky over St. Louis County nightly, as they did for nearly two weeks after the Aug. 9 killing of unarmed teenager Michael Brown » more

Conservation Foundation sets gala dinner, dance

Foundation intends to make gala dinner an annual event
The Foundation for Sunset Hills, also known as the Conservation Foundation, will sponsor its first Sunset Hills Gala Dinner and Dance at Sunset Country Club Saturday, Sept. 13. » more

All good things must end

This Labor Day weekend marks the 25th and final year that Bill and Nancy Schaper will host the annual Schaper Open barbecue and horseshoe tournament at their Oakville home. Names are drawn for partners and trophies and shirts that are embroidered are » more
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