Lemay News

Murphy, Pretto trying to win in 94th District

Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Two Oakville residents are competing this fall to hold the vacant seat of the 94th District of the Missouri House held by the late Rep. Cloria Brown. James “Jim” Murphy, Republican, is running in the election Tuesday, Nov. 6, and is being challenged by Democrat Emma “Jean” Pretto, a Democrat

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Summer brings shortages to local food banks at JB, Feed My People

Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Although summer for most people means fewer worries and more vacations, summer for some local food banks brings the annual worry of not having enough donations. The Jefferson Barracks Military Food Bank, a food bank that serves all branches of active duty military, veterans, the reserves and their families, and

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Trakas stays in office: Judge rules he didn’t violate Charter

Ernie Trakas talks at the Concord-Lemay/Gravois/Jefferson Republican Club meeting. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Councilman Ernie Trakas can stay in office and did not violate the county Charter with his work as an attorney for public school districts, a St. Charles County judge ruled last week. In a nine-page

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Trakas can stay on County Council, didn’t violate Charter, judge rules

Ernie Trakas talks at a Concord-Lemay/Gravois/Jefferson Republican Club meeting in July. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Councilman Ernie Trakas did not violate the county Charter with his work as an attorney for school districts and can stay in office, a St. Charles County judge ruled Tuesday. 6th District Councilman

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Forder Elementary evacuated due to possible fire; no fire found

File photo: These Forder Elementary School students participated in their school’s Hats On! fundraiser last year to help Texas families devastated by Hurricane Harvey. Forder Elementary students were evacuated Tuesday afternoon due to a possible fire in a bathroom, but there was no fire and students returned to class unharmed. The fire department was called

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Gaines presents 2018 Mehlville State of the District next week

Continuing an annual report to the community, Mehlville Superintendent Chris Gaines will make his yearly “State of the District” address at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18. The address will be held at Nottelmann Auditorium, 3200 Lemay Ferry Road. District officials also hope to livestream the speech for those who can’t make it in person. This

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