Concord News

FLOODING: Mississippi River forecast to reach second-highest level; South County residents evacuated

Pictured above: County Executive Sam Page sandbags Tuesday in Bellefontaine Neighbors, with the help of volunteers. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The Mississippi River will crest later than originally expected and at levels lower than the 1993 flood, but some South County residents have already been evacuated to an emergency shelter and others now

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Mehlville High volleyball takes second in state

Pictured above: The Panthers celebrate their 2-0 win over Webster Groves High School. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.  By Stephen Glover For the Call If there was one sentence that could define the Mehville High School boys volleyball team this season, which came in second place in the state last week, it would have to be,

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Mehlville considers a bond issue in 2020 to continue its Prop P tax

Pictured above: Mehlville’s John Cary Early Childhood students Emma Kitchell and Yaneli Juarez-Carrillo check out their playground the first week at school. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  The Mehlville School District is exploring the possibility of placing a no-tax-rate-increase ballot measure on the ballot in 2020 for investment in the district’s facilities and operations, in

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Grad Salute: Lindbergh High School Class of 2019

Congratulations Lindbergh High School Seniors for a terrific achievement. Best wishes from the South County business community. Students in Lindbergh High School’s 65th graduating class were awarded more than $23 million in scholarships this year. Of the 535 graduates, 84.7 percent plan to attend college, 2.2 percent plan to enroll in schools of advanced training,

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Republicans take majority on council, elect Trakas as chair

Pictured above: 6th District Councilman Ernie Trakas cracks a smile after being named presiding officer of the St. Louis County Council May 15 in Clayton, after former 5th District Councilman Sam Page’s ascent to county executive and 1st District Councilwoman Hazel Erby leaving to work for Page left the council without a chair or vice

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Boil order lifted immediately for parts of South County

The precautionary boil order issued yesterday for a portion of St. Louis County has been lifted effective immediately, Missouri American Water said Sunday. Customers in the affected area are being contacted by the company’s reverse 911 system now. The affected area includes Crestwood, Affton, Green Park and parts of Sunset Hills and Concord, as seen in

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