St. Louis Call Newspapers

Breaking news: Crestwood Court Sears to close

December 28, 2011

Sears Holding Corp. announced today — Dec. 29 — that the Crestwood Court Sears is among the Sears and Kmart stores that will close.Seventy-nine of the 100 to 120 Sears and Kmart stores that will be closing were announced today by the company. The closing date of the Crestwood Court Sears has yet t...

Crestwood Aquatic Center memberships to be on sale

December 28, 2011

Non-residents who want to make a splash at the Crestwood Aquatic Center soon will be able to do so without having a resident sponsor them.Beginning in January, memberships to the Crestwood Aquatic Center in Whitecliff Park can be purchased any time of the year without resident sponsorship. Family an...

Breaking news — Hendricks accepts MFPD chief’s job on permanent basis

December 28, 2011

The Mehlville Fire Protection District voted unanimously in closed session Wednesday — Dec. 28 — to offer interim Chief Brian Hendricks the position on a permanent basis.After a nearly hourlong closed session, Board of Directors Treasurer Bonnie Stegman announced that Hendricks had agreed to take t...

Holiday season brighter for Lemont, Ill., residents

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December 28, 2011

Residents of the Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A in Lemont, Ill., received an early Christmas present last week when the Board of Education voted unanimously to accept Superintendent Tim Ricker's resignation, effective Dec. 31.The Lemont Reporter/Met reported last week that the Board of ...

Lindbergh, Mehlville students offer their resolutions for the new year

December 28, 2011

Sappington Elementary School fourth-graders offer the following New Year's Resolutions:My New Year's Resolution is to do a lot better at reading. I will meet it by looking back in the story and by rereading the story.AndrewMy New Year's Resolution is to stop fighting with my sister. I will meet it by count...

Lindbergh Interact Club donation helps Crestwood care for animals

Truman Middle School sixth-grader Emma Deutschmann, left, and Sperreng Middle School seventh-grader Katie Spradling present a donation to Crestwood Mayor Jeff Schlink at the Dec. 22 Crestwood Sunset Hills Rotary Club meeting. They are joined by club sponsors Jane Hake, right, and Debbie Schiavo, left.

December 28, 2011

Many dogs were wagging their tails with delight this holiday season thanks, in part, to Truman and Sperreng middle schools' Interact Club.Students sold out of homemade dog biscuits and handmade pet toys at the Rotary Craft fair in November, raising $1,002.75 for Crestwood's Friends of Animals Fund. The...

Call presents more New Year’s Resolutions from Sappington fourth-graders

December 28, 2011

The Call is pleased to offer more New Year's Resolutions by Sappington Elementary School fourth-graders:My New Year's Resolution is to get better grades. I do well already, but I need A's. Everyone else could use good grades. I could meet this goal by studying harder, listening better and following...

Call offers more New Year’s Resolutions from Mehlville fourth-graders

December 28, 2011

The Call is pleased to present more New Year's Resolutions from fourth-graders at Oakville, Point, Trautwein and Wohlwend elementary schools:My New Year's Resolution is to help save the world. Together we can make a difference. Being an example to help clean up the earth.By JacksonMy New Year's Resolution i...

Crabb to ring in the New Year

Jason Crabb brings his music and message to Faith Church St. Louis' Sunset Hills campus, 13001 Gravois Road. 'Celebrate 2012' begins at 6:33 p.m. — add the numbers together and they equal 12 — Saturday, Dec. 31.

December 28, 2011

Ring in the New Year with some gospel soul as Jason Crabb brings his music and message to Faith Church St. Louis' Sunset Hills campus, 13001 Gravois Road. 'Celebrate 2012' begins at 6:33 p.m. — add the numbers together and they equal 12 — Saturday, Dec. 31.'I can't wait to celebrate the old year ...

Green Park aldermen approve city’s 2012 budget

December 28, 2011

By MIKE ANTHONYExecutive EditorA 2012 general-fund budget that projects revenues of roughly $1 million with anticipated expenditures of about $1 million was adopted last week by the Green Park Board of Aldermen.The Board of Aldermen voted unanimously Dec. 19 to approve the city's 2012 general-fund budge...

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