Fenton News

Lindbergh board seeks input on traits, skills of new leader

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The Lindbergh Board of Education is seeking public input about the characteristics and skills residents would like to see in the district’s new superintendent. Applications are due Nov. 10 for the superintendent’s position, which is being vacated by Jim Simpson, who is retiring at the end of the current

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Construction set at I-44/I-270 interchange

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Whether residents like it or not, Interstate 44 is going to be under major construction for four years at the Interstate 270 interchange, starting next year. The Missouri Department of Transportation, or MoDOT, held an open house on the project last week where engineers and designers outlined what commuters

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Construction nearly complete on new Lindbergh Central Office building

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Construction of Lindbergh Schools’ new Central Office building is nearing completion, according to Superintendent Jim Simpson. The two-story, 24,000-square-foot building is being constructed on a 2.2-acre site at 11555 Gravois Road, the location of the former Johnny’s Market. The Board of Education voted in September 2016 to approve the

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Drop off prescription drugs this weekend at local police stations

The St. Louis County Police Department, Sunset Hills Police Department and other local police departments will be participating in the annual National Take Back Initiative from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28. The county department is hosting a number of drop-off points for residents to drop off unused, unwanted or found prescription drugs,

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Famous El Camino stolen from Fenton hotel still missing

A one-of-a-kind classic car is still missing after it was stolen from a Fenton hotel earlier this week. A lime green El Camino that technology company Phoenix Contact sends as a promotion to car shows around the country was stolen from inside a trailer at the Fairfield Inn, 1680 Fenton Business Park Court, Monday night

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Southwest Regional Economic Summit slated; deadline to sign up today

The Crestwood/Sunset Hills, Fenton Area and Kirkwood-Des Peres Area chambers of commerce have again partnered for the Southwest Regional Economic Summit that will take place from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, at Sunset Country Club, 9555 S. Geyer Road. “As the area formulates its economic development strategy, we are looking to business, legislative,

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Lindbergh enrollment rises by 141 students

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Lindbergh Schools’ first-day enrollment for the 2017-2018 school year increased by 141 students compared to last year’s official enrollment, according to Brian McKenney, assistant superintendent of human resources. McKenney was scheduled to present the district’s first-day enrollment numbers for the current school year to the Board of Education Tuesday

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Total Eclipse 2017: No shortage of events for total eclipse

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com As the path of totality of the Great American Solar Eclipse crosses directly through south county next week, schools, residents and government agencies are gearing up for what could be a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The moon will block the sun Monday, Aug. 21, blazing a path of totality from Oregon

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