Bostic and Alvarado announce engagement, July 4 wedding

Pictured above: Michael Alvarado and Abigail Bostic Abigail Elizabeth Bostic of Pevely, daughter of Kimberly and Robert Bostic of Oakville, and Michael Edward Alvarado of Pevely, son of Ben and Marie Alvarado of Oakville, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage July 4 in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. The bride-to-be graduated from Central Methodist University in 2014

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‘The final chapter’ is writing your obituary

Healthy Living by Carl Hendrickson We now are in the second month of a new year. Have you begun working on new goals for this year? In past articles, I have suggested as a goal to write your story for children, grandchildren, other relatives and close friends. Last month I attended a program sponsored by

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PEGS readers host ‘Great American Read’

Sperreng Middle School students invite the community to share their love of literature as they discuss featured titles on “The Great American Read” list, during a free event at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 15, at Grant’s View Library, 9700 Musick Road. The 20 students, who are part of the St. Louis Program for Exceptionally Gifted

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Strolling Strings music trivia helps pay for trip

Pictured above: In 2003, the Lindbergh High School Strolling Strings performed in the 2003 National Festival of the States in Washington, D.C. Lindbergh High School Strolling Strings is holding a Music Trivia Night/Silent Auction that will take place on Saturday, Feb. 16, at St. Margaret Mary Alacoque Church, 4900 Ringer Road, Oakville. The group relies greatly

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Murphy, O’Donnell to host first town halls

Pictured above, from left to right: 94th District candidates Jim Murphy and Jean Pretto and 95th District candidates Michael O’Donnell and Mike Walter at the candidate forum Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018 at Mehlville High School in St. Louis. All four candidates are new to Legislature. Photo by Bill Milligan. Two new south county state legislators will host

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Trakas appears at ‘Half-Time’ town halls

Pictured above: Ernie Trakas talks at the Concord-Lemay/Gravois/Jefferson Republican Club meeting. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. Sixth District County Councilman Ernie Trakas, R-Oakville, is hosting what he is calling “Half-Time” town halls at the two-year mark of his four-year term starting this weekend. In a Facebook post, he said he will discuss various issues at the

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Former Green Park Mayor Tony Konopka dies

Former Green Park Mayor Tony Konopka died at home in the city Jan. 28 after battling health issues. Konopka was first elected mayor in 2007, after serving four years as Ward 2 alderman. Konopka was re-elected for a second term as mayor in 2009 and a third term in 2011 before resigning in August 2012

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Jason Landherr named new Mehlville High School principal

Jason Landherr will be the new principal of Mehlville High School beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, succeeding longtime Principal Denise Swanger. The Mehlville Board of Education unanimously voted Feb. 7 to hire Landherr, who has served as an assistant principal at the school since 2012. Several highly qualified candidates applied for the position, and

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