Community

Kiwanis, Key Clubs collect for a good cause

The Kiwanis Club of South County, along with members of the Mehlville and Oakville High School Key Clubs, rang the bell for the Salvation Army Tree of Lights Campaign this month. Their efforts helped raise over $1,200. Pictured are Rachel and Claudia Granda of OHS with Kiwanians Sue Franey and John Howard.

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Lindbergh energy audit, performance contracting is saving energy while funding facilities

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com After an energy audit earlier this year, Lindbergh Schools will start funding deferred facilities maintenance districtwide using money saved with a comprehensive plan to improve energy efficiency. Missouri law allows school districts and cities to use “performance contracting,” in which a company guarantees a certain amount of savings in

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Crestwood 2020 budget includes funding for City Hall, Aquatic Center, quarry upgrade

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The Crestwood Board of Aldermen unanimously approved and adopted the city’s 2020 budget at the Board of Aldermen meeting Nov. 26, including plans to upgrade City Hall, the Crestwood Aquatic Center and the Whitecliff Park quarry. As proposed, the budget projects total revenues of $13.81 million and total expenditures

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‘Santa Saturday’ is a success

Among the children meeting Santa and Mrs. Claus at the Mehlville Fire Protection District’s annual Santa Saturday event Dec. 7 were, from left, Katelyn and Madison Bond, the daughters of Chief Financial Officer Brian Bond. The fire district also held a holiday food drive in connection with the event, collecting more than 2,200 cans of

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Winners of the 2019 Holiday Decorating Contest are most attractive, most creative displays in South County

Winners of the Coldwell Banker Real Estate, Handyman Hardware and Call Newspapers Annual Outdoor Holiday Decorating Contest are, from left: Sue Middendorf, branch manager of Coldwell Banker Real Estate Center, south region; Kermit Starnes, winner ‘Most Attractive’; Oakville Handyman Manager Charlie Warden; David Bentrup, runner-up ‘Most Creative’; Susan Beckman, runner-up ‘Most Attractive’ and James Hall,

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Read South County students’ 2019 Letters to Santa

Tonight’s the big night! Christmas Eve, the night many children wait for all year. Like always, NORAD will be tracking Santa worldwide from Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs. At 4 a.m. Mountain Time through midnight, call the number 1-877-HI-NORAD and a volunteer will tell you where Santa is at that very moment, how

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