Fenton News

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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Incoming Lindbergh superintendent views position as ‘a destination job’

Pictured above: Incoming Lindbergh Superintendent Tony Lake, center, visits Lindbergh High School last week with current Superintendent Jim Simpson, left, and LHS Principal Eric Cochran. Lake will succeed Simpson, who is retiring June 30 after serving as superintendent for the past 10 years. By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Incoming Lindbergh Superintendent Tony Lake said

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Lindbergh band makes third appearance in Rose Parade

Director of Bands David Wyss, right, leads the Lindbergh High School Spirit of St. Louis Marching Band in the 2018 Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif., on New Year’s Day in this photo taken by band parent Trevor Collis. Wyss and his team followed in the footsteps of his predecessor and mentor, Director Bob Spiegelman, who

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Top 10 Stories of 2018: Hilmer’s election to third six-year term on MFPD Board of Directors top story

News analysis By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Politics dominated the past year, both locally and nationally. Locally, we saw a divisive election last April for a seat on the Mehlville Fire Protection District Board of Directors that ultimately led to new leadership for the firefighters’ union and a pledge from the union to work

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Lake named superintendent of Lindbergh Schools

Tony Lake has been selected to serve as superintendent of Lindbergh Schools, effective July 1. He currently serves as chief operations officer of the Blue Valley School District in Overland Park, Kan. “Dr. Lake was a clear frontrunner in an excellent pool of applicants, with a proven track record as an instructional leader and experience

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