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Mehlville High volleyball takes second in state

The Panthers celebrate their 2-0 win over Webster Groves High School. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

May 30, 2019

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, “They fought until the bitter end.” The Panthers (28-5) battled Chaminade to the fina...

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

Mehlville’s John Cary Early Childhood students Emma Kitchell and Yaneli Juarez-Carrillo check out their playground the first week at school in 2018.

May 29, 2019

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 what would be an extension of the 49-cent...

Man dies after shooting on residential street in South County

Man dies after shooting on residential street in South County

May 26, 2019

A man died after being shot during an “illegal transaction” gone wrong Saturday afternoon on a residential street in Concord. Police in the Affton Southwest Precinct got the call for a shooting in the 5200 block of Tuscan Chase Court around 5:20 p.m. Saturday. A man in his 20s, who has not...

Grad Salute: Lindbergh High School Class of 2019

Grad Salute: Lindbergh High School Class of 2019

May 25, 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 c...

St. Lucas Memorial Day ceremony set to feature Lindbergh students, planes

Last year’s Sappington-Concord Memorial Day event featured a ceremonial flyover by a local group of Stearman Aircraft Owners.

May 24, 2019

This year’s event will feature a ceremonial flyover by a local group of Stearman Aircraft Owners. The Sappington-Concord Historical Society will return to St. Lucas United Church of Christ this year to host the biggest little annual Memorial Day celebration in South County. This year’s event...

Republicans take majority on council, elect Trakas as chair

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 chair. Trakas will oversee council meetings until January 2020, when a new chair and vice chair will be named. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

May 22, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor  glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Under the continuing fallout from the downfall of former St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger, Republicans gained the majority on the County Council for the first time in 13 years. And last week, the council unanimously elected 6th ...

Tornado watch, severe thunderstorms expected in St. Louis region through midnight

The National Weather Service released this photo of the direction of winds, headed toward Oakville, top right.

May 21, 2019

The National Weather Service released this photo of the direction of winds, headed toward Oakville, top right. A tornado watch in in effect through midnight Tuesday for St. Louis County and the surrounding region, with wind gusts up to 75 mph likely. The NWS of St. Louis says that a few tornadoes a...

Boil order lifted immediately for parts of South County

Boil order lifted immediately for parts of South County

May 19, 2019

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 Par...

Boil order issued for part of South County after failed water test

Boil order issued for part of South County after failed water test

May 18, 2019

Missouri American Water is issuing a precautionary boil advisory for part of South St. Louis County. The affected area includes Crestwood, Affton, Green Park and parts of Sunset Hills and Concord, as seen in the pictured map. It runs roughly from Glendale, Shrewsbury and Webster Groves south to the...

Julie Durham named new principal of Hagemann Elementary

Mehlville School District Teacher of the Year Julie Durham is pictured with Assistant Superintendent Jeff Bresler at the district's annual Recognition Night in 2017.

May 18, 2019

The Mehlville Board of Education unanimously hired Julie Durham as principal of Hagemann Elementary School for the 2019-2020 school year in closed session Thursday night. The district said it conducted a “thorough candidate search and selection process. Several highly qualified candidates applie...

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