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Media lead ‘daily and despicable moral rot,’ but should be bipartisan

Letters to the editor

December 29, 2018

To the editor: I feel a profound duty to have a discourse concerning Mr. Scott Rodgers’ statement in his Nov. 29 letter of “moral rot” in our present government. Is it all right for 95 percent of the media to chastise, belittle, use Nazi rhetoric in describing our President Donald J. Trump? Also...

Mehlville School District students make their resolutions for 2019

Mehlville School District students make their resolutions for 2019

December 29, 2018

    Mosaic Elementary School students in the Mehlville School District offer the following resolutions for 2019: Maya — My New Year’s resolutions are to work on my aerial because I have an acrobatics class every Tuesday.  I can do a lot of acrobatics already but I cannot do an aerial...

Lindbergh Schools students commit to their resolutions for 2019

Lindbergh Schools students commit to their resolutions for 2019

December 29, 2018

  Sappington Elementary School fourth-grade students in Lindbergh Schools offer these New Year’s resolutions for 2019: Abby — My New Year’s resolution is to try a sport like basketball. I’ve always wanted to play basketball but was too afraid to. But I need to get out of the house and try something new. And I was so afraid that I was going to fail, but I w...

County Council takes over contract for Affton precinct due to Port Authority’s limbo

The Sappington Garden Shop advertises its store closing sale on Saturday, Nov. 10. The store closed in November and the property will be used for the new Affton Southwest Precinct. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

December 28, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The St. Louis County Council is taking over the contract to buy land for a new Affton Southwest Precinct after the county Economic Development Partnership ran up against a deadline to seal the deal that it would not be able to meet due to l...

Blues hold ‘Mehlville Night with the Blues’

Blues hold ‘Mehlville Night with the Blues’

December 28, 2018

  The Blues will also hold ‘Mehlville Night with the Blues’ Jan. 8 to honor Oakville High alum Maroon and his hometown and raise money for the district through discounted tickets. The Point Elementary choir will also perform at the game. Buy special tickets at fevo.me/mehlville.   ...

Lindbergh High students propose that school start later, get out later

Letters to the editor

December 28, 2018

Letter to the Editor To the editor: We are seniors in the Lindbergh High School Class of 2019 and have attended schools within the Lindbergh School District since we were in kindergarten. This year, we are taking human anatomy and physiology and have studied the effect of sleep on students, mostl...

Threat to Affton school didn’t happen, police say

Threat to Affton school didn't happen, police say

December 27, 2018

Before the Affton School District got out for winter break last week, parents made social-media posts alleging a middle-school student was overheard making a threatening comment to another student on a bus. But the St. Louis County Police Department says it didn’t happen. “St. Louis County Police h...

Police: Cuts to police endanger safety; council says they need to be made

Pictured above: Tim Fitch speaks at a Republicans club meeting during his run for the St. Louis County Council.

December 27, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Much of the debate around the County Council’s budget cuts has centered around the council’s subtraction of $4.8 million from the budget of the St. Louis County Police Department, which county police Chief Jon Belmar believes will cu...

Crestwood kicks trash company Meridian to the curb; recycling is single stream

Crestwood kicks trash company Meridian to the curb; recycling is single stream

December 27, 2018

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Crestwood is kicking its current trash provider to the curb. The Board of Aldermen unanimously approved a contract with Waste Connections of Missouri Inc. at a Dec. 11 meeting, marking the beginning of the end of the tumultuous relatio...

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