Lemay News

Mehlville firefighters’ union pledges to work with fire board

Spirit of cooperation ushers in new era at fire district By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Above: Mehlville Fire Protection District Capt. Ty Cardona, left, shop steward of Mehlville Local 2665 of the International Association of Fire Fighters, shakes hands with Board of Directors Chairman Aaron Hilmer, signaling a new era of cooperation between the

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Series of hearings scheduled on county’s proposed budget

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com County Executive Steve Stenger delivered his $696 million recommended 2018 county budget to the County Council last week, the first budget that incorporates money from the Proposition P sales tax that dramatically increases spending for the Police Department. The council plans to expand the number of hearings held on

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County Council majority sues Stenger

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Pictured: County Executive Steve Stenger, second from left, listens to Rep. Bob Burns, D-Affton, address the council Oct. 17, left to right: 5th District Councilman Pat Dolan, D-Richmond Heights, Chairman Sam Page, D-Creve Coeur, 1st District Councilwoman Hazel Erby and 4th District Councilwoman Rochelle Walton Gray, D-Black Jack. Photo

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Drop off prescription drugs this weekend at local police stations

The St. Louis County Police Department, Sunset Hills Police Department and other local police departments will be participating in the annual National Take Back Initiative from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28. The county department is hosting a number of drop-off points for residents to drop off unused, unwanted or found prescription drugs,

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Campaign strategy firm primarily funding Trakas recall

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com The first campaign-finance report documenting the finances behind the effort to recall 6th District Councilman Ernie Trakas, R-Oakville, shows the effort is mostly bankrolled by a campaign strategy firm based in St. Louis city. The Voices of District 6 political-action committee, or PAC, is gathering more than 14,000 signatures

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Beasley Terrific Kids honored by Kiwanis

These Beasley Elementary School students recently were named Terrific Kids of the Month by the Kiwanis Club of South County and the Dairy Queen on South Lindbergh Boulevard. The students were honored for their hard work and great improvement in effort, reading skills or work habits this year. Pictured, front row, from left, are: second-grader

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Panthers come back to defeat Tigers

By Robert Chalupny For the Call Not unexpectedly, the visiting team upset the home crowd Friday night in the annual high school football showdown between Oakville and Mehlville. Both teams have struggled this season, but the Panthers visited Tiger country and despite giving up 12 points to open the game, they battled back and silenced

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Convenience store on Bayless Avenue robbed this morning

Officers from the St. Louis County Police Department’s South County Precinct responded this morning to a robbery at a convenience store on Bayless Avenue. QuikTrip, 3638 Bayless Ave., was robbed before 7 a.m. Police said a man approached the front cash register with a firearm and demanded money. He took an undisclosed amount of cash

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