Concord News

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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Lindbergh board begins eyeing tax hike, superintendent search

With just weeks of experience, the new Lindbergh Board of Education is already pondering two of the most important decisions school board members make —  a tax-rate increase and the search for the next superintendent. At the annual “Lindbergh Traditions” workshop, designed to educate new board members about how Lindbergh traditionally functions and about the

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Pulte Group to pull out of market here entirely

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Homebuilder Pulte Group is pulling out of the St. Louis market entirely and dropping three projects in south county, including its contentious plan for villas on Court Drive in Sunset Hills. A spokeswoman for Pulte said that the developer will finish building its remaining projects, but is backing out

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South county citizens prepared for flooding

Lindbergh Schools misses three days; Mehlville calls off classes for two days   By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com   The Meramec River reached near-record levels last week after hitting new highs in December 2015, but this time south county residents were more prepared. For the second time in 16 months, residents and businesses in

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