Fenton News

Fenton fire district bond issue fails

The Fenton Fire Protection District’s Proposition F bond issue failed to gain enough votes to pass last week. The majority of district voters approved the measure for facilities upgrades, but bond issues need a 57-percent majority to pass. The measure gained 1,620 “yes” votes, or 50.19 percent, and 1,608 “no” votes, or 49.81 percent. The

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Revis prevails over Linton in race for District 97 seat

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com A special election last week in a Jefferson County-based Missouri House district that includes some of south county made national news when Democrats flipped a seat held by Republicans for eight years. Democratic candidate Mike Revis, 27, defeated Republican David Linton by 108 votes, 51.5 percent to 48.4 percent,

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Lindbergh among best school districts in country

Lindbergh Schools ranks among the best school districts in the United States, ac-cording to a recent study by the National Council for Home Safety and Security. Lindbergh consistently ranks among the top school districts in Missouri for academic achievement, ranking No. 1 in Missouri for student achievement from 2010 to 2015. In addition, six Lindbergh

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Revis apparent winner in race for 97th District House seat

Democrat Mike Revis of Fenton is the apparent winner of today’s special election to fill the 97th Missouri House District seat, according to unofficial results. Revis received 1,787 votes — 51.558 percent — while Republican David Linton of Fenton garnered 1,679 votes — 48.442 percent. Revis will replace Rep. John McCaherty, R-Fenton, who resigned Sept.

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Election 2018: Linton, Revis square off for District 97 seat

Residents of south county and Jefferson County in the 97th Missouri House District who have gone unrepresented since September will elect a new state legislator in a special election next week. Republican David Linton and Democrat Mike Revis, both of Fenton, were selected by their parties to compete in the Feb. 6 election. They are

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Open house slated for Lindbergh Central Office building

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Lindbergh Schools will host an open house next week during which the public can tour the district’s new Central Office building at 9350 Sappington Road. The open house for the new Central Office building, which was constructed on the 2.2-acre site of the former Johnny’s Market, will take place

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Wasinger weighs bid for county executive

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com The Republican councilwoman representing Sunset Hills on the County Council is weighing whether to run for county executive, after previously announcing she would not seek re-election to her council seat. Since 3rd District Councilwoman Colleen Wasinger, R-Huntleigh, is not running for re-election for her council seat this year, a

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