Fenton News

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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Lindbergh community celebrates opening of Dressel Elementary

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com A ribbon-cutting ceremony last week marking the grand opening of Lindbergh Schools’ state-of-the-art new Dressel Elementary School was “a historic day,” according to Superintendent Jim Simpson. The nearly $22 million, 99,116-square-foot school at 10911 Tesson Ferry Road will be at capacity — 650 students — when school begins Thursday,

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Despite vote, MetroLink probe may not occur

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com A County Council vote calling for an independent investigation into surveillance videos that appear to show police officers on MetroLink duty covering up cameras and slacking on the job does not necessarily mean that the investigation will actually happen. Police packed the council chambers at the July 25 meeting

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Lindbergh Strolling Strings perform in Scotland

The Lindbergh High School Strolling Strings traveled more than 4,000 miles to play concerts and see the sights as part of the Stirling Bridge International Arts Festival in Stirling, Scotland. Lindbergh students had the opportunity to perform in castle grounds, modern theaters and ageless churches during the weeklong exchange of musical talent that took place

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Prop P revenue could fund 30-percent police pay hikes

Officers in the St. Louis County Police Department could receive average 30-percent raises next year if the County Council signs on to the plan voters approved with the passage of Proposition P. County Executive Steve Stenger announced last week that the county and the Fraternal Order of Police came to an official agreement on a

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Grad Salute: Lindbergh High School Class of 2017

Congratulations to the Lindbergh High School Class of 2017, which graduates Tuesday, May 30. Check out a picture of this year’s LHS graduates in our Grad Salute in this week’s Mail Call expanded edition! To see pictures of the graduation ceremony, stay tuned to our website, Facebook page at facebook.com/callnewspapers and our Instagram at @callnewspapers.

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