Affton News

Affton School District changes up start times

Pictured above: Gotsch Intermediate School third-graders in the Affton School District practice wearing their eclipse glasses on the second day of school in 2017. Photo by Gloria Lloyd. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  The Affton School District will have new start times for the 2019-2020 school year after the Affton Board of Education unanimously

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Clancy to hold forums on Tower Tee in Affton, starting tonight

Pictured above: Alex Butler watches as his friend, Jordan Watt, drives the ball into the practice course at Tower Tee last summer. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. St. Louis County Councilwoman Lisa Clancy will hold a series of town-hall meetings about potential development of the former Tower Tee site, starting tonight — Wednesday, March 20. “My

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Trakas’ bill on Prop P provokes debate on what voters meant

Pictured above: 6th District Councilman Ernie Trakas laughs after Stinson attorney Andrew Scavotto repeatedly refuses to answer questions posed by the Council pertaining to Stinson’s clients during the Ethics Committee meeting July 24. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  Legislation that would spend money from St. Louis County’s Proposition P sales

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Missouri House passes the ‘strongest pro-life bill’ in United States

By Blythe Nebeker and Abigail Shaw  Columbia Missourian The “strongest pro-life bill” in the country, as many Republicans are calling it, received final approval from the Missouri House last week after hours of emotional and personal testimony from lawmakers. Democrats and Republicans told stories about miscarriages, sexual assault and their experiences with the births of

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UPDATED: Man missing from Affton found

The St. Louis County Police Department has found a missing endangered man safe after issuing statewide alerts to try to find him. Police previously issued an Endangered Person Advisory for a missing person incident that occurred in the 9600 block of Jesse Drive in Affton at 11:45 a.m. Saturday. Edvin Cehic, 26, a white male, is

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