Concord News

Financial condition of fire district solid, auditor tells board

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The Mehlville Fire Protection District remains in sound financial condition, with the district’s net position increasing by nearly $1.9 million during fiscal 2016. The Board of Directors voted unanimously June 28 to approve the district’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, audited by Hochschild, Bloom & Co., for the fiscal year

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‘Principals at the Pool’ event makes a splash

More than 50 Kennerly Elementary School students and their families enjoyed the coolest play date ever when they attended ‘Principals at the Pool’ at the Sunset Hills Community Center. Instead of sweating on the playground, these students splashed and played, and everyone had a chance to say hello to Principal Todd Morgan, above, and new

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Silver Beaver Award presented to Scouting volunteers

Scouting volunteers Tom Zuener of Concord and Gil Kauffmann of House Springs recently were honored with the Silver Beaver Award. The Silver Beaver Award, presented by the Boy Scouts of America’s Greater St. Louis Area Council, is the highest recognition a Boy Scout council can award to volunteers, according to a news release. The award

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Superhero Day honors officer injured in line of duty

Students at Crestwood, Kennerly and Sappington elementary schools dressed up as their favorite superheroes during the last week of school, joining in widespread community efforts to raise money for former Rock Hill Police Officer Matt Crosby, who was injured in the line of duty in 2010. Fifth-graders from the three schools raised $1,133.53, which will

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Prop P revenue could fund 30-percent police pay hikes

Officers in the St. Louis County Police Department could receive average 30-percent raises next year if the County Council signs on to the plan voters approved with the passage of Proposition P. County Executive Steve Stenger announced last week that the county and the Fraternal Order of Police came to an official agreement on a

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Grad Salute: Lindbergh High School Class of 2017

Congratulations to the Lindbergh High School Class of 2017, which graduates Tuesday, May 30. Check out a picture of this year’s LHS graduates in our Grad Salute in this week’s Mail Call expanded edition! To see pictures of the graduation ceremony, stay tuned to our website, Facebook page at facebook.com/callnewspapers and our Instagram at @callnewspapers.

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Lindbergh schools welcome new students

About 1,000 Lindbergh students in kindergarten through eighth grade recently received warm Flyer welcomes when they visited their new schools for tours, activities and a chance to meet their new classmates. The events were part of a districtwide “Fly Over Day,” to give students and teachers a chance to learn more about their new buildings

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Mary, Mother team earns basketball championships

This Mary, Mother of the Church sixth-grade boys’ basketball team recently won the Catholic Youth Council’s South County District Championship, as well as the City/County Archdiocesan Championship. Team members, front row, from left, are: Mickey Barrett and Nathan Heilich. Back row, from left, are: Coach Jim Barrett, Will Raftery, Benjamin Cararaway, Tyler Weis, Caiden Harris

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