St. Louis Call Newspapers

Affton Chamber of Commerce to meet Jan. 10

December 26, 2012

Esley Hamilton, who has served as preservation historian for the county Parks and Recreation Department since 1977, will speak Thursday, Jan. 10, during a meeting of the Affton Chamber of Commerce at the Orlando Gardens Banquet Center, 8352 Watson Road.Hamilton will discuss some of the historic buildings...

Bethel No. 49 installs officers

Bethel No. 49 installs officers

December 26, 2012

Bethel No. 49 of Job's Daughters International in Crestwood recently installed new officers. Amanda Aiken, daughter of Paul and Linda Aiken, was installed as honored queen for the next six months. Job's Daughters is a leadership and character-building organization for girls ages 9 to 19. Pictured, fi...

Man charged with robbing bank in Green Park

Roger W. Jennings

December 26, 2012

The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's office has charged a St. Louis man with robbing a UMB Bank last Saturday in Green Park.Warrants were issued Friday on Roger W. Jennings, 52, of the 6900 block of Alabama Avenue, for one count of robbery in the second degree, a Class B Felony. He was being hel...

District’s purchase of land to benefit Long community

December 26, 2012

Finding additional land in an urban, built-out school district can be a daunting task, especially when local enrollment is on the rise.That's certainly the case in Lindbergh Schools, where district schools are largely landlocked and a turnover in housing stock has resulted in soaring enrollment.In just the past fi...

Oakville boys snag fifth consecutive win since opener

By Robert Chalupny

December 26, 2012

After losing their first game of the season by just seven points, the Oakville Senior High School boys' basketball team continues to soar with its fifth consecutive win since the opener.The latest victim was Lincoln High School in Illinois. Trailing by seven points with just two minutes left in the co...

Mehlville one of top-performing school districts in state, Knost says

December 26, 2012

To the editor:This is in response to a letter submitted last week by Mr. Mark A. Harris.Even though I was not able to talk with Mr. Harris prior to his letter being published, I did call him with my response.Unfortunately, he told me he wasn't available to talk. As of yet, I have not heard back from him...

Crestwood official encourages residents to attend aldermanic meetings

December 26, 2012

To the editor:I'd like to encourage my fellow Crestwood citizens to please make a resolution to attend the Board of Aldermen meetings that are held on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month starting at 7 p.m.This city belongs also to you, not only to the Board of Aldermen.We need your input so we c...

Oakville resident named district general for St. Louis sales district of Colonial Life

Oakville resident named district general for St. Louis sales district of Colonial Life

December 26, 2012

Tony Johnson, of Oakville, has been named district general agent for the St. Louis sales district of Colonial Life & Accident Insurance Co.In his new position with Colonial Life, Johnson is responsible for building a sales team to market the company's products, programs and services in the area. Hi...

Mehlville girls lose to Seckman Jaguars in tournament

By Robert Chalupny

December 26, 2012

The Mehlville Senior High School girls' basketball team probably was licking its wounds after a tough loss to the Seckman Jaguars in the opening round of the Seckman tournament Wednesday.The Panthers (4-3) were on the path to a 5-2 start to the 2012-2013 season with a 14-point lead going into the half,...

Crestwood aldermen reject cost-of-living pay increases

By Kari Williams

December 26, 2012

Crestwood Ward 3 Alderman Jerry Miguel unsuccessfully attempted to add cost-of-living raises to the city's 2013 general fund budget, which recently was approved with a 5-3 vote.Ward 1 Alderman Darryl Wallach, Ward 2 Alderman Bob Deutschmann, Ward 3 Alderman Paul Duchild and Ward 4 Aldermen John Foot...

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