Concord News

Mehlville Garden Club maintains Old Ordnance Room garden

Members of the Mehlville Garden Club are pictured at the Blue Star Memorial Garden in Jefferson Barracks Park. As an ongoing project, the club maintains the garden for visitors’ enjoyment, as well as the garden at Building 52 at the Veterans Affairs Hospital at Jefferson Barracks. The Mehlville Garden Club meets at 9:30 a.m. the

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Lindbergh board seeks input on traits, skills of new leader

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The Lindbergh Board of Education is seeking public input about the characteristics and skills residents would like to see in the district’s new superintendent. Applications are due Nov. 10 for the superintendent’s position, which is being vacated by Jim Simpson, who is retiring at the end of the current

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Construction set at I-44/I-270 interchange

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Whether residents like it or not, Interstate 44 is going to be under major construction for four years at the Interstate 270 interchange, starting next year. The Missouri Department of Transportation, or MoDOT, held an open house on the project last week where engineers and designers outlined what commuters

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Construction nearly complete on new Lindbergh Central Office building

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Construction of Lindbergh Schools’ new Central Office building is nearing completion, according to Superintendent Jim Simpson. The two-story, 24,000-square-foot building is being constructed on a 2.2-acre site at 11555 Gravois Road, the location of the former Johnny’s Market. The Board of Education voted in September 2016 to approve the

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Trepplers have a girl

Chris and Courtney Treppler of Port St. Lucie, Fla., announce the birth of their child, Emerson Quinn, 8 pounds, 1 ounce. She was born July 5, just one day after the 94th birthday celebration of her great-grandfather Walter Treppler of south county. Jane and John Treppler of Concord Village are the grandparents. Stephanie Treppler and

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New Ulta Beauty store holds grand opening this weekend

The new Ulta Beauty store in south county will hold its grand opening this weekend. The store, 420 Elm Park Drive in Concord, 63128, is next to the new Hobby Lobby store near Costco off Rusty Road. The grand opening will take place from Friday, Oct. 27, through Sunday, Oct. 29. Each day, the first

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Flyers knock off Panthers 49-14; will face Kirkwood tonight

By Robert Chalupny For the Call The Lindbergh High School varsity football team shored up its first win of the 2017 playoffs Friday night, knocking off the Mehlville Panthers 49-14. The 9-1 Flyers are in the midst of their best season in recent years. In their win over the 2-8 Panthers, Lindbergh scored four touchdowns

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Campaign strategy firm primarily funding Trakas recall

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com The first campaign-finance report documenting the finances behind the effort to recall 6th District Councilman Ernie Trakas, R-Oakville, shows the effort is mostly bankrolled by a campaign strategy firm based in St. Louis city. The Voices of District 6 political-action committee, or PAC, is gathering more than 14,000 signatures

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Panthers come back to defeat Tigers

By Robert Chalupny For the Call Not unexpectedly, the visiting team upset the home crowd Friday night in the annual high school football showdown between Oakville and Mehlville. Both teams have struggled this season, but the Panthers visited Tiger country and despite giving up 12 points to open the game, they battled back and silenced

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