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Incoming Lindbergh superintendent views position as ‘a destination job’

Incoming Lindbergh Superintendent Tony Lake, center, visits Lindbergh High School last week with current Superintendent Jim Simpson, left, and LHS Principal Eric Cochran. Lake will succeed Simpson, who is retiring June 30 after serving as superintendent for the past 10 years.

January 17, 2018

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Incoming Lindbergh Superintendent Tony Lake said he views his new position as “a destination job.” Lake, who currently serves as chief operations officer of the Blue Valley School District in Overland Park, Kan., will become Lindbergh’s...

Theft at South County Dodge appears to be isolated incident

Theft at South County Dodge appears to be isolated incident

January 17, 2018

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...

Filing for April 3 election ends; Fribis unopposed for second term

Filing for April 3 election ends; Fribis unopposed for second term

January 16, 2018

Candidate filing ended at 5 p.m. Tuesday for municipal offices and school board seats up for election April 3, and Sunset Hills Mayor Pat Fribis is unopposed for a second term. Besides the Sunset Hills mayoral post, aldermanic positions in Crestwood, Green Park and Sunset Hills are up for electi...

Lindbergh band makes third appearance in Rose Parade

Lindbergh band makes third appearance in Rose Parade

January 11, 2018

Director of Bands David Wyss, right, leads the Lindbergh High School Spirit of St. Louis Marching Band in the 2018 Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif., on New Year’s Day in this photo taken by band parent Trevor Collis. Wyss and his team followed in the footsteps of his predecessor and mentor, Director...

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

Mehlville Fire Protection District Board of Directors Chairman Aaron Hilmer and board Treasurer Bonnie Stegman celebrate Hilmer's re-election to the fire board in the April 4 election. The two were first elected in April 2005. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

January 10, 2018

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...

Lake named superintendent of Lindbergh Schools

Lindbergh Board of Education

January 8, 2018

Tony Lake has been selected to serve as superintendent of Lindbergh Schools, effective July 1. He currently serves as chief operations officer of the Blue Valley School District in Overland Park, Kan. “Dr. Lake was a clear frontrunner in an excellent pool of applicants, with a proven track record as...

Green Park aldermen approve 2018 budget with funding for two major road projects

January 4, 2018

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The Green Park Board of Aldermen approved the city’s 2018 budget that includes funding for two major road projects last month. The 2018 budget projects general fund revenues totaling $2,741,556 with anticipated expenditures of $3,050,400 — ...

Lindbergh High band to march in Rose Parade

Lindbergh High band to march in Rose Parade

December 27, 2017

The Lindbergh High School Spirit of St. Louis Marching Band will represent St. Louis on the national stage this New Year’s Day, marching in the 2018 Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif. The Rose Parade will be broadcast live beginning at 10 a.m. local time Monday, Jan. 1. Broadcast partners include NBC...

Dressel Elementary second-graders tell Santa what they want this year

Dressel Elementary second-graders tell Santa what they want this year

December 24, 2017

Dressel Elementary School second-grade students tell Santa Claus what they want for Christmas this year. Dear Santa: I have been good this season. My wish list is can I have a bigger iPad and a remote control airplane and a remote control robot that can talk? Can I have some spyglasses? Sincerely...

First major crash outside Fresh Thyme sends one person to hospital

First major crash outside Fresh Thyme sends one person to hospital

December 20, 2017

Two tow trucks towing away three cars from the first major crash outside Fresh Thyme Wednesday stopped in a nearby parking lot before hauling away the damaged cars. Photo by Gloria Lloyd. The area around the new Fresh Thyme grocery store in south county has been bustling since the store opened in Octob...

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