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Redistricting hearings start Saturday, public encouraged to attend

Redistricting hearings start Saturday, public encouraged to attend

October 14, 2021

This year marks a once-in-a-decade chance for the public to weigh in on the redistricting process in Missouri.  Starting Saturday, Oct. 16 there are seven public hearings across the state to allow...

Newcomer begins campaign for Gregory’s seat

Newcomer begins campaign for Gregory’s seat

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter August 26, 2021

South County businessman Brad Christ announced Aug. 4 his bid for the State House seat of the 96th District. The seat was recently left open by Republican David Gregory of Sunset Hills after he announced...

Former OHS student sworn-in to board

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor July 23, 2021

The Mehlville Board of Education welcomed a newcomer in April when former Oakville High School student Patrick McKelvey was sworn in after the municipal election. McKelvey, 23, is a 2015 graduate of Oakville...

Green Park City Hall.

Thuston appoints Broughton to Ward 1

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor July 21, 2021

Green Park got a familiar face as a “new” aldermen this week after Ward 1 Alderman Esad Softic resigned last month. Former Ward 1 Alderman Michael Broughton was appointed by Mayor Tim Thuston to replace...

Tim Thuston

Thuston sees bright future for Green Park

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter May 27, 2021

Green Park Mayor Tim Thuston, whose first term in office was anything but normal because of the COVID-19 pandemic, asked voters for another term in office as mayor in the municipal election last month...

Mehlville Fire Protection District Board of Director Treasurer Bonnie Stegman, left, with Rep. Jim Murphy at the state-run Johnson and Johnson mass vaccination clinic at Bernard Middle School April 3.

Murphy is keeping busy in the Legislature

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter April 28, 2021

Rep. Jim Murphy has had a busy legislative session in 2021 working on state oversight on public-health orders and setting up a mass vaccination event while also conducting a series of food drives in South...

From left, Ward 2 Alderman Christine Lieber, Ward 3 Alderman Randy Epperson and Ward 4 Alderman Fred Daues.

Three of the eight Sunset Hills aldermen are new

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter April 28, 2021

Sunset Hills welcomes three new aldermen to the eight-member board this week following April elections. The incoming aldermen are new to public service, but they are all longtime residents of Sunset Hills. Christine...

Students at Wohlwend Elementary, above, held up thank-you signs for Mehlville School District voters the day after Mehlville’s first bond issue since 1992, Proposition S, passed April 6. The money will fund a new secure entry at all schools.

Mehlville voters approve 1st bond issue since ‘92

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor April 15, 2021

Voters approved the Mehlville School District’s Proposition S bond issue with more than 80 percent of the vote April 6, the first time Mehlville voters have passed a bond issue since 1992. South County...

Matt Farwig

Farwig settles in as Green Park alderman

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter April 14, 2021

Most of the incumbents on the Green Park Board of Aldermen ran unopposed in the election April 6, including Ward 2 Alderman Matthew Farwig, who was elected to his second term unopposed. As a newcomer,...

Newcomer Kurt Voss wins election to Grantwood Village board in four-way race

Newcomer Kurt Voss wins election to Grantwood Village board in four-way race

April 8, 2021

A newcomer won election to the Grantwood Village Board of Trustees Tuesday night in a race that saw four candidates vying for three seats on the board. Kurt Voss, the newcomer to city office, was the...

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