Missouri News

Lindbergh Teacher of the Year earns regional honor

Truman Middle School librarian and Lindbergh Schools 2017 Teacher of the Year Megan Vallis has been named one of 10 Missouri Regional Teachers of the Year for the St. Louis area. This honor qualifies Vallis to apply for the 2017 Missouri State Teacher of the Year award, which will be announced in August, according to

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Proclamations presented to DECA students for international honors

Two Lindbergh High School seniors recently were honored with Proclamations of Excellence at the Missouri State Capitol for earning international honors at an International Career Development Conference in Anaheim, Calif. Selma Kuduzovic and Melissa McDaniel’s Innovation Plan was named a finalist in the competition, which drew nearly 350 Missouri DECA competitors and 19,100 students from

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State’s Sunshine Law still one of weakest in country

“Call the Tune” by Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The Missouri Open Meetings and Records Act, also known as the Sunshine Law, marked its 56th anniversary earlier this year. Despite the longevity of the law, designed to promote open government, there was very little to celebrate given that the Missouri Sunshine Law is one of

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Oakville company’s apprentices win first place in national competition

Top-tier Boeing supplier R&S Machining Inc. of Oakville recently had three apprentices capture first place in the National Institute for Metalworking Skills Competition in Louisville, Ky. Matthew Roderick, Patrick McDermott and Peter Prombo-Cates represented the state of Missouri in the challenging competition — the first time company machinists had participated in the event in the

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Oakville hockey alumni on championship team

The St. Louis Stealth, an amateur men’s hockey team in the Hockey North Ameria League, recently won the Level 3 national championship in Toronto, Canada. The championship team includes two Oakville hockey alumni — Mike McCarty, back row, second from left, and Eric Stegmann, back row, last on right.

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Prop P revenue could fund 30-percent police pay hikes

Officers in the St. Louis County Police Department could receive average 30-percent raises next year if the County Council signs on to the plan voters approved with the passage of Proposition P. County Executive Steve Stenger announced last week that the county and the Fraternal Order of Police came to an official agreement on a

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Telegraph Beautification Committee begins cleanup of 255 interchange

Members of the Telegraph Beautification Committee last week kicked off their efforts to improve the appearance of the Interstate 255 and Telegraph Road interchange. They spent two days last week trimming tree limbs, removing debris and cutting grass in the interchange’s southwest quadrant. Oakville High football players who participated in the beautification effort, from left,

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Community mourns loss of Wohlwend student

GoFundMe account set up by Wohlwend Wildcat PAWs By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com This article first ran on the Call’s website on June 22 and in print June 29. A 10-year-old Oakville boy on vacation at the Gulf of Mexico died last week after he was struck and killed by a log swept in

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Mehlville school board extends negotiations with teachers

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com The Mehlville Board of Education’s negotiations with district teachers extended past a June 1 deadline at the agreement of both parties, but had not yet gone to a mediator at the Call’s press time. After an eight-hour marathon bargaining session between Assistant Superintendent Jeff Bresler, Chief Financial Officer Marshall

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