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Conflicting views of current Mehlville School District leadership arose last week during a candidate forum.
Three Mehlville Board of Education candidates answered a range of questions during the March 9 forum that was sponsored by the district's Citizens' Advisory Committee and drew about 70 people....more >>
|Three candidates seeking two seats on the Mehlville Board of Education in the April 6 election respond to questions during a forum sponsored by the school district's Citizens' Advisory Committee. The candidates, shown as they were seated at the forum, from left, are: Karl Frank Jr., incumbent Rita Diekemper and Tom Correnti.
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An e-mail written by a Mehlville Board of Education member is the district's latest attempt to stifle public criticism or comment, according to a candidate seeking a seat on the school board....more >>
The holiday shopping season generated roughly $670,000 in sales-tax revenue for the city of Crestwood, according to City Administrator Don Greer.
The amount of revenue was about $36,000 less than the $706,000 in sales-tax revenue city officials had projected the holiday shopping season would generate....more >>
The Mehlville School District is about $1 million short of its goal to cut fiscal 2004's expenditures.
If Mehlville Board of Education members make no changes to the current year's operating budget, the district's end-of-the-year balances are predicted to drop to 3....more >>
Ethics complaints filed against two top St. Louis County officials and the county itself allege county resources were used to promote a sales-tax increase.
Tom Sullivan, longtime activist and critic of St....more >>
The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District Board of Trustees has approved the construction of a pump station as part of the Lower Meramec Program.
The station will pump sewage into the yet-to-be built regional Lower Meramec Wastewater Treatment Plant in Oakville that should be operational by the end of 2006....more >>
The Lindbergh Board of Education is holding out on selecting a bidder to renovate its elementary school playgrounds so "playground planning committees'' can review the options.
The renovation of the playgrounds at all five of the district's elementary schools is a part of the work associated with Proposition 4, a $14....more >>
The Lindbergh Board of Education agreed last week to a $50-per-month increase for all-day kindergarten tuition.
The increase will be effective for the 2004-2005 school year.
The fee for all-day kindergarten for 2002-2003 was $200 per month....more >>
The Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen voted unanimously last Tuesday to ban the carrying of concealed firearms in city buildings.
"We surely don't want people with firearms in city buildings," Sunset Hills Mayor Jim Hobbs said....more >>
March is national Women in History Month and Call Newspapers annually pays tribute to the contributions local women have made to our quality of life.
Women in History Month originated with the National Women in History Project in the 1970s, which asked a simple question of historians: Where are the women; what were they doing?
That prompted us to ask the same question locally....more >>
It is not unusual for women today to fly to Europe or some exotic place in the pursuit of career goals and advancement.
Still, when a single woman tells her parents that she is prepared to do such a thing, fear strikes their hearts and, for good reason, they imagine all sorts of disasters befalling her....more >>
|Notre Dame High School students, who come from the entire St. Louis region, work together on an art project under the guidance of Sister Phyllis Ann Price. Pictured, from left, are: Elizabeth Eveker, Chelsea Booker, Carolyn Flood, Theresa Dineen, Sandy Inman, Marisa Chirco and Heather Ebert.
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The person who nominated Jean Zaleski of south county for inclusion in this year's series of Women in History stories described her as an "extraordinary woman.''
She hasn't walked on the moon or been to Hollywood and back, but Jean Zaleski is an extraordinary woman because she has managed to live her life in an extraordinary way....more >>
|Jean Zaleski |
It was way past 5 p.m. when we finally got to sit down with Pollie Richardson, a woman who had been described to us as "the force and soul'' behind a south county alternative education program....more >>
|Under Pollie Richardson's guidance, almost 3,000 students have benefited from South County Opportunity for the Purpose of Education alternative education program.
Char Mason photo|
When one looks back and sees women who have made a difference in the lives of others, it is rewarding.
And when one can look forward and see there is a local young woman who is going to make a big difference in people's lives, it truly is exciting....more >>
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