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Gravois Kiwanis Club presents scholarship to Hancock senior

The Gravois Kiwanis Club recently presented the Richard Proetz Memorial Scholarship to Hancock Place High School senior Fatma Bayati, who plans to attend the University of Missouri-Columbia to pursue a medical degree. The scholarship was established in memory of Richard Proetz, a Gravois Kiwanis Club member for over 60 years. Fatma is pictured with Kiwanis

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Kiwanis Club honors Brandon O’Brien as Officer of the Quarter

The Kiwanis Club of South County recently honored Officer Brandon O’Brien, formerly of the Affton Southwest Precinct of the St. Louis County Police Department but currently of the county Police Department’s K-9 Unit, as its Officer of the Quarter. O’Brien was honored for his untiring dedication and service to the south county community. Kiwanis Club

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St. Anthony’s honors scholarship winners

St. Anthony’s honored the 20 members of the Class of 2017, including seven south county students, who earned college scholarships funded by the Boniface Foundation. Pictured, front row, from left, are: Belmin Husic of south county, a Lindbergh High School graduate who will attend the University of Missouri-Columbia; Anna Lang of Oakville, a Nerinx Hall

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Crestwood bank robbed Wednesday morning

Law enforcement officials are investigating a robbery that occurred this morning — Wednesday, July 19 — at PNC Bank, 9792 Watson Road, Crestwood. At roughly 10:14 a.m., the suspect entered PNC Bank and presented a note demanding money, according to the FBI. The robber, who did not show or indicate a weapon, fled after taking

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Concord resident asks thieves to return statue

A Concord resident is asking the thieves who stole a 150-pound concrete statue of a lawn jockey from his front porch to return it. Anthony Caruso of the 4600 block of Littlebury Drive told the Call the concrete statue was stolen in mid-June from his porch. A second identical concrete statue of a lawn jockey

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St. Anthony’s honors scholarship winners

St. Anthony’s honored the 20 members of the Class of 2017, including seven south county students, who earned college scholarships funded by the Boniface Foundation. Pictured, front row, from left, are: Belmin Husic of south county, a Lindbergh High School graduate who will attend the University of Missouri-Columbia; Anna Lang of Oakville, a Nerinx Hall

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Non-bee pollinators as valuable as bees

Bees are synonymous with pollination — and for good reason. Their size, shape and physical characteristics — fuzzy bodies that so effectively collect and transport pollen — make them efficient foragers. Additionally, they are conditioned to collect ample pollen to take back to their brood, a behavior that has helped reinforce their reputation as “busy

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Local thespians earn international honors

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Drama students from Mehlville High School came away from the recent International Thespian Festival with top honors. Mehlville students comprised half of the Missouri contingent at the annual conference, which celebrates student achievement in the performing arts. The students carpooled with drama director Alex Moore to the event in

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St. Agatha Church will be site of vows by Mollenberg, Mahat

June Mollenberg, daughter of Richard and Joyce Mollenberg of Oakville, and Nicholas Mahat, son of Marc Mahat and Leslie Lindauer of Maryville, Ill., announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. Mollenberg, of Oakville, earned a bachelor of science degree in nursing from St. Louis University and is employed by Aya Healthcare of San Diego, Calif., as

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