Lindbergh raises money with 36 hours of music

  The Lindbergh High School Drumline and Strolling Stings performed for students April 12 during the band’s annual 36-Hour Musicthon to raise money for childhood cancer research. This year’s event raised $2,200 for Alex’s Lemonade Stand. The band raises money in honor of a young man named Alex, who the band members met in 2012.

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Ellarose Mae Nichols

Jared and Jourdan (Kruchowski) Nichols of Oakville announce the birth of their third child, a daughter, named Ellarose Mae Nichols. The baby was born at Freeman Hospital in Joplin, Missouri at 6 pounds, 11 ounces and 19 inches long on Dec. 28, 2018. Older sisters are Everly, 4, and Etta, 2. Maternal grandparents are Joe

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Former Sunset Hills Mayor Ken Vogel dies

Pictured above: Kenneth Vogel, far right, being honored by Sunset Hills in 2016 for his service to the city. Former four-term Sunset Hills Mayor Kenneth Louis Joseph Vogel, 97, died March 31 in Denver, Colorado. Vogel moved to Sunset Hills in 1973 and became involved in municipal politics. He served as an alderman for 14 years

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Former Crestwood Fire Chief Karl Kestler dies

Former Crestwood Fire Chief Karl Kestler died April 5. Kestler became Crestwood’s fire chief in 1997 and served in that position for 15 years before retiring in 2012, ending a 37-year career with the Crestwood Fire Department. Some of his accomplishments as chief include seeing the city hire its first female firefighter, being twice appointed

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Our Call: End newspaper notices? Koenig’s idea is a bad one

Editorial Sen. Andrew Koenig, one of the senators who represents South County, believes that newspapers are an “outdated, archaic form of communication.” It probably comes as no surprise that we strongly disagree and see newspapers as a living, breathing part of American culture and life. But thanks for your input, Senator. We invite you to

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