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SSM Health St. Clare Hospital welcomes first baby of 2017

SSM Health St. Clare Hospital welcomes first baby of 2017

December 28, 2016

SSM Health St. Clare Hospital is excited to welcome its first baby of 2017.Channing Woods arrived at 5:08 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 1. He weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20 inches long.He's the third child for Ryan and Jennifer Woods of Arnold. Big sister Blaire, who is 5 years old, and big sister Ayla,...

Gaines’ initiative saves Mehlville $162,000 in energy costs

Chris Gaines

December 28, 2016

An initiative spearheaded by Superintendent Chris Gaines saved the Mehlville School District $162,000 in energy costs.Gaines launched a Turn Off the Lights campaign during the past year, and it's safe to assume that it was met with a bit of skepticism. He also encouraged staff members to cut down on t...

Long students honor first responders

Long students honor first responders

December 28, 2016

Long Elementary School students recently greeted first responders with hot soup, delicious desserts and friendly company when they hosted the school's first-ever First Responder luncheon for the Crestwood Police and Fire departments. Fifth-graders planned and organized the entire event, which included ho...

Crestwood mall redevelopment will benefit city, Lindbergh Schools

December 28, 2016

To the editor:I am not part of our nation’s “1 percent,” but I am a longtime Crestwood resident, unlike Mark Kohring, whose letter was printed Dec. 15 in the Call.We Crestwood residents have long enjoyed one of the lowest tax rates in the county because long ago, our aldermen lowered our tax rates. A...

Call ‘honors’ councilman for ‘service’ to residents

By Mike Anthony

December 28, 2016

The County Council last week honored outgoing 6th District Councilman Kevin O'Leary, D-Oakville, with a resolution for his "service" to south county over the past 19 months.O'Leary won a special election in April 2015 to serve the remainder of former Councilman Steve Stenger's term after Stenger was elect...

Mehlville employees donate to BackStoppers

Mehlville Transportation Department employees, from left, Maxine Dillow, Pam Aguinaldo, Annette Kobermann, Sharon Mabrey and Dawn Klemp are shown with a blowup of a \$1,000 check for BackStoppers.

December 28, 2016

Employees of the Mehlville School District's Transportation Department recently raised $1,000 for BackStoppers.The Transportation Department raised the money through personal donations and a gift basket raffle at its annual holiday party, where singer and Mehlville High School graduate Jessica Tipton do...

Letter writer urges Wagner to support CCL’s carbon fee, dividend

December 28, 2016

To the editor:In November, I had a pleasant meeting with members of U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner’s staff at her congressional office in Washing-ton, D.C.During the meeting, I shared how I had seen climate change while working as a seasonal park ranger in Everglades National Park, Fla., and Crater Lake Nati...

Choice school teachers in Mehlville are ready, eager to pave the way

December 28, 2016

To the editor:I am a teacher in the Mehlville School District, and my name is Susan Weedman.I have been teaching in MSD for 18 years, 13 of the years teaching math and five years teaching science at Margaret Buerkle Middle School. I was recently hired to teach at the Choice School of Innovation, or C...

Optimist Club honors local high school students

Mehlville Optimist Club member John Roland, left, is shown with local high school students honored by the club. Pictured, from left, are: Shalaka Nimmagadda and Randall Le, Lindbergh High School; Meredith Meyer and Lucas Steffan, Lutheran High School South; Dominic Meyer and Alyssa Drew, Mehlville High School; Shayla Hrncic and Shannon Goersch, Oakville High School; and Optimist Club President Curt Overbey. Not pictured are: Arifa Klokic and Nedzad Durakovic, Hancock High School.

December 28, 2016

The Mehlville Optimist Club of Mehlville recently celebrated Youth Appreciation Day by honoring 10 outstanding students from five local high schools.These students were formally recognized at a breakfast meeting at Andre's South. Parents and principals were present to witness the presentation of a comm...

Updated ’16-’17 budget adopted for Lindbergh

Charles Triplett

By Mike Anthony

December 28, 2016

A revised Lindbergh Schools operating budget for the current school year projects a surplus of over $8,200.The Lindbergh Board of Education recently voted 6-0 to approve the revised operating budget that projects expenditures of $69,108,718 with anticipated revenues of $69,116,967 — a surplus of $8,249...

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