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Dooley, Levy, Stenger seek Democratic nod for county executive

by Mike Anthony
Two candidates are challenging incumbent Charlie Dooley in next week’s Democratic primary for the county executive’s post. » more

Voters to weigh statewide sales tax to fund road, infrastructure projects

by Gloria Lloyd
Voters heading to the polls Tuesday will decide whether to amend the Missouri Constitution to approve the largest tax increase in Missouri history, a statewide sales tax to fund road improvements. » more

Senior complex, Hobby Lobby variance become issues in county executive race

Dooley declines to answer Hobby Lobby bill questions
by Gloria Lloyd
With Tuesday’s primary for county executive approaching, the senior housing complex that saw a groundswell of opposition in Oakville last year has become a campaign issue, along with a zoning variance for a new south county Hobby Lobby. » more

Clerk forced to resign, some Crestwood citizens say

Board votes 5-0 with two abstentions to name new director of public works
by Mike Anthony
Some Crestwood residents alleged last week that former City Clerk Tina Flowers was forced to resign over a hostile work environment. » more

Citizen challenges Sime over clerk issue

City administrator’s conduct‘unprofessional,’ resident says
by Mike Anthony
A Crestwood resident last week challenged City Administrator Mark Sime about his assertion that his attempt to reclassify the city clerk’s position was a personnel matter that he cannot discuss with the public or press. » more

K2 Commercial Group purchases Johnny's Market

Plans for site still being reviewed
A local commercial real estate company has purchased the former Johnny’s Market at Gravois and Sappington roads. » more

Southside Dirtbags win SLABA 18U title

Oliver tosses complete game against Capitals
by Robert Chalupny
Southside Dirtbags pitcher and recent Oakville High graduate Andy Oliver tossed a complete game to help his team finish the sweep in a best-of-three series over the St. Charles Capitals for the St. Louis Amateur Baseball Association 18U title Saturday » more

Dirtbags capture Midwest Freedom Classic

Squad pummels competition, goes 7-0 in tourney
by Robert Chalupny
The Southside Dirtbags 18U baseball team won its first tournament of the 2014 season, pummeling the competition and going 7-0 in last weekend's Midwest Freedom Classic. » more


Future of Oakville
Citizens for Responsive Government is a steering committee currently researching the options of incorporation, annexation or forming a new county for the Oakville area. What would you prefer?

Mehlville Marching Band in step with success

Marching band putting its best foot forward
The cooler-than-usual temperatures have served as a vacation for members of the Mehlville High School Marching Band. » more

St. Anthony’s grads mark 60th reunion

The 1954 graduation class of St. Anthony’s High School, which was in South St. Louis, recently conducted its 60th consecutive reunion at the Missouri Athletic Club West. Many class members started kindergarten together and then continued together » more

Missouri Military Academy recognizes Ryan

The Missouri Military Academy in Mexico recently recognized the accomplishments of St. Louis native and junior cadet Staff Sgt. Derek Ryan of the 126th Corps of Cadets. » 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

U.S. Bank inside Schnucks on Telegraph Road robbed

Police seek public's help in identifying suspect
The robbery of the U.S. Bank inside the Oakville Shopping Center Schnucks store on Telegraph Road is being investigated by St. Louis County Police. » more

Bicyclist, Furrer offer differing accounts of Gravois Road incident

Sunset Hills Police Department investigating 'conflicting reports,' chief says
by Gloria Lloyd
Bicyclists nationwide have called Sunset Hills Mayor Mark Furrer with death threats, after a local bicyclist claimed Tuesday that the mayor ran him down with his red Mercedes convertible, a charge the mayor denied. » more

Crestwood alderman quotes Bible; reminds citizens to respect authority

by Mike Anthony
Quoting the Bible, Crestwood Ward 4 Alderman Michael Vincent reminded citizens last week "to respect those in authority." » more
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