Green Park News

Operation October to benefit USO of Missouri underway

The fifth annual Operation October to benefit the USO of Missouri is underway. Please join local banks, credit unions and Call Newspapers in an effort to fill the wish list for military families this Thanksgiving. The October drive provides Thanksgiving meals — everything except the turkey — for active military families in this area. Wish

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Musick Road closed through next spring for bridge replacement project

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Musick Road is closed through next spring to replace a deteriorated bridge, causing delays for residents trying to get to Grant’s Farm, the Grant’s View Branch County Library and the new Dressel Elementary School. The bridge, which is roughly a half-mile off Tesson Ferry Road, closed at sunrise Tuesday,

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Fresh Thyme opens Green Park location Wednesday

Fresh Thyme Farmer’s Market will open its Green Park location Wednesday, kicking off a week of festivities in honor of the grand opening. The organic grocery store opens at the former site of the Tesson Ferry Branch County Library, 9920 Lin Ferry Drive. Doors open to the public at 7 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, when

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‘McDonald’s of the Future’ opens in Green Park

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com The newly rebuilt McDonald’s on South Lindbergh Boulevard in Green Park reopened Thursday as the “McDonald’s of the Future.” The distinctive red and black design of the new fast-food restaurant originated in Australia and is probably the most common design used for McDonald’s worldwide. But the Green Park location

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Organizers optimistic about effort to recall Oakville councilman

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Organizers of the campaign to recall 6th District Councilman Ernie Trakas, R-Oakville, say their signature drive is going so well that they believe they will collect enough signatures to spur an election on whether to recall the councilman. “This is going to be on the ballot,” said Garrett Webb,

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Gallery: A look back at the Great American Solar Eclipse 2017

It’s hard to believe it’s been just over a month since the Great American Solar Eclipse! But our memories will last a lifetime. Check out our gallery of how everyone from County Executive Steve Stenger to school children to families in their backyards in Oakville celebrated the event we’ll all never forget.

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MFPD medical director Dr. Chris Bosche dies

Dr. Christopher J. “Chris” Bosche died Sept. 12. Dr. Bosche battled cancer for nearly three years, a result of his exposure as a Ground Zero responder after the 9/11 attacks in New York City. He served as medical director of the Mehlville Fire Protection District since mid-2008. Dr. Bosche was an emergency room physician at

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