Lemay News

Mehlville adds interventionists to boost state math test scores

Pictured above: Mehlville’s new math interventionists on their first day on the job this week. By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com The Mehlville School District is adding temporary math interventionists to six elementary schools that posted the lowest scores on statewide math tests, one of many initiatives the district is undertaking to increase scores. The

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Trakas says conflict-of-interest probe nothing more than ‘political witch hunt’

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com A judge is considering whether 6th District County Councilman Ernie Trakas, R-Oakville, has a conflict of interest that could remove him from office, but Trakas believes the investigation is nothing more than a “political witch hunt.” The potential conflict stems from the county Charter, which mandates that county officials

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Theft at South County Dodge appears to be isolated incident

Thieves hit South County Dodge,  7127 S. Lindbergh Blvd., just after the new year in an unusual event along the South Lindbergh car dealership corridor, but police say there have been no similar robberies in the county. The thieves targeted 2018 Dodge Chargers and a Challenger on the dealership’s parking lot in the overnight hours

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Theft at South County Dodge appears to be isolated incident

Thieves hit South County Dodge,  7127 S. Lindbergh Blvd., just after the new year in an unusual event along the South Lindbergh car dealership corridor, but police say there have been no similar robberies in the county. The thieves targeted 2018 Dodge Chargers and a Challenger on the dealership’s parking lot in the overnight hours

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UPDATED: County truck stolen from job site in south county

  Update 4:27 p.m.: Police have found the stolen truck, but no more details were immediately available. Check back for more on this developing story. Police are searching for a county Department of Transportation truck that was stolen Wednesday morning as employees worked on a job in south county. The white 2008 Ford F-150 was

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Top 10 Stories of 2018: Hilmer’s election to third six-year term on MFPD Board of Directors top story

News analysis By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Politics dominated the past year, both locally and nationally. Locally, we saw a divisive election last April for a seat on the Mehlville Fire Protection District Board of Directors that ultimately led to new leadership for the firefighters’ union and a pledge from the union to work

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Murphy suggests pilot program to boost Mehlville’s test scores

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Mehlville School District officials are looking at ways to add second teachers to classrooms that are posting the lowest test scores in the district. The latest bid to improve the district’s statewide math scores comes from Board of Education member Jamey Murphy. It’s a compromise between failed past efforts

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Mehlville, Oakville highs set to return to block schedule

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com The Mehlville School District’s short-lived foray away from high-school block scheduling went so wrong that it could serve as a cautionary tale of how not to roll out a new program in the future. That was the verdict of Board of Education members last week as they unanimously voted

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Second teenager charged in airport crash that killed Lemay boy

Pictured above: Caleb Lee, left, and his younger brother Evan Lee, from the family’s GoFundMe page. A second teenager was charged with murder Wednesday for leading Normandy police on a chase near the airport last spring that killed a Lemay boy and severely injured members of his family. Police allege Brian Booker, 16, was one

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