Concord News

Lindbergh teachers announce end of working to contract

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Lindbergh teachers announced the end of working to contract last week, just after a union-backed slate of new members took over the majority of the Board of Education in the April 4 election. The teachers of the Lindbergh National Education Association, or LNEA, first announced they would work contract-only

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Toastmasters can aid your public-speaking skills

“Healthy Living” by Carl Hendrickson Do you have or do you know someone who has glossophobia — the fear of public speaking? This is the No. 1 fear often expressed by individuals — a fear even greater than the fear of death. Career success often depends upon how well one is able to express oneself.

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Hassler, Mehlville school board incumbents win April 4

Political newcomer Peggy Hassler was the top vote-getter in the April 4 election for the Mehlville Board of Education. Besides Hassler, current board President Samantha Stormer and current board Vice President Jean Pretto were elected to the three seats up for election. Hassler, a longtime school district volunteer, received 10,481 votes — 29.15 percent —

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Spring fundraiser slated by local GOP club

Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft will be the featured speaker at the Tesson Ferry Township Republican Club’s annual spring fundraiser. John Judd will be recognized as the 2017 Republican of the Year at the event. Involved in GOP politics since 1980, Judd has volunteered for numerous candidates in every election cycle. His work supported

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Concord Village Lions Club donates to Ronald McDonald House

The Concord Village Lions Club recently donated $5,000 to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of St. Louis. The contributions were raised at two fundraisers — the club’s participation in the Big Bass Bash Tournament and the Lions Club Memorial Golf Tournament. This year’s Big Bass Bash will take place Saturday, April 22, and Sunday, April

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Most Oakville citizens will see new trash haulers this week

Pictured above: A follow-up on an earlier Call story: Oakville resident Annie Miskovic and her son Sam, 3, always waited every week for their former Republic trash hauler, Fred Davenport, who developed a friendship with the boy. Although most of Oakville is switching trash providers, Sam will still be able to see Fred in action because

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