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Bakers have twins

Baker twins

December 25, 2013

Daren and Cindy Baker of south county announce the births of their twins, Dylan Lee, 19 inches, 5 pounds, 7½ ounces and Paige Raelynn, 17 inches, 4 pounds, 12 ounces. They were born May 3 at St. Anthony's Medical Center.Paige was eventually transferred to St. Louis Children's Hospital, where she recei...

Class collecting trees for recycling program

December 25, 2013

The Kennerly Elementary School fifth-grade class invites the public to recycle their Christmas trees at the school, 10025 Kennerly Road, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 4.The class is raising funds for its end-of-year party, and also wants to do a service project for the school. Common Cents Ren...

District’s fiscal stewardship reaps rewards for residents

By Mike Anthony

December 25, 2013

Lindbergh Schools has a longstanding tradition of "taking only what is needed" when it comes to collecting tax revenue.During his more than 19 years of service to Lindbergh, former Chief Financial Officer Pat Lanane spearheaded that financial philosophy.Current CFO Charles Triplett is continuing that ...

Offices set up to aid in health care enrollment

December 25, 2013

Cover Lemay, a non-profit organization grant funded through the Missouri Foundation for Health, has established four office locations throughout the Lemay area to assist consumers and businesses with enrollments through the Affordable Care Act.Cover Lemay has already begun assisting dozens of indivi...

Lindbergh administrators host clergy at annual breakfast

Lindbergh administrators host clergy at annual breakfast

December 25, 2013

Lindbergh Schools Board of Education members and administrators recently met with representatives from local churches to provide an update on district programs and discuss how both institutions can work together to meet the needs of students.In particular, administrators and clergy discussed the growi...

Holidays a time to lift people up, care a little more, Knost says

December 25, 2013

To the editor:As we wind down the first semester in the Mehlville School District, I would like to wish everyone a very merry Christmas and a happy holiday season.The holidays are a time for reflection and coming together. It's a time to lift people up, to care a little more, smile a little more, do ...

Elected officials meet with Lindbergh board, administrators

Elected officials meet with Lindbergh board, administrators

December 25, 2013

Lindbergh Schools recently hosted its annual breakfast for elected officials, providing the Board of Education and district administrators an opportunity to meet with several local and state political figures and discuss timely educational issues. Superintendent Jim Simpson shared an informative presentation ab...

Dowells have girl

Brooklynne Dowell

December 25, 2013

Eric and Tina Dowell of House Springs announce the birth of their second child, Brooklynne, 20 inches, 7 pounds. She was born Oct. 15 at St. Clare Hospital in Fenton.Elder child is Austin, 2.Maternal grandparents are Robert and Deborah Smith of House Springs.Paternal grandparents are Daniel and Delaura ...

Assertion by Felton, Powers ‘unbelievable at best, disgusting at worst’

December 25, 2013

To the editor:Censure, really?Doesn't the Mehlville Board of Education's group of three have more pressing issues for the district than to try and eliminate an individual's right to speak?Apparently not, as the group of three — Larry Felton, Ron Fedorchak and Elaine Powers — requested that the boar...

Crestwood board cuts $230,000 from capital improvement budget

By Kari Williams

December 25, 2013

The Crestwood Board of Aldermen recently eliminated more than $230,000 from the city's capital improvement budget when it voted to approve the 2014 budget.Across all funds, the 2014 budget anticipates total expenditures of $13,630,325 with projected revenues of $13,135,204 — a deficit of $495,121....

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