Fenton News

South county citizens prepared for flooding

Lindbergh Schools misses three days; Mehlville calls off classes for two days   By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com   The Meramec River reached near-record levels last week after hitting new highs in December 2015, but this time south county residents were more prepared. For the second time in 16 months, residents and businesses in

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Lindbergh Girl Scouts collect 45,000 personal-care items

Girl Scouts in the Lindbergh Schools community collected more than 45,000 personal-care items this month for women in need during the organization’s annual April Showers drive. April Showers is the Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri’s largest service event. The personal care items were collected by 1,450 volunteers from all eight Lindbergh schools, and parochial schools

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Prop C in Crestwood, Prop P in St. Louis County among tax hikes OK’d

BY GLORIA LLOYD Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com   Voters in south county turned out in droves last week to show their support for police and firefighters by overwhelmingly approving a series of tax-rate hikes in St. Louis County, Crestwood, Sunset Hills and Affton. Observers attributed last week’s higher-than-usual 23-percent voter turnout to widespread support for Proposition

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