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Decorating contest winners display their holiday spirit

Decorating contest winners display their holiday spirit

December 19, 2017

Winners of the annual Outdoor Holiday Home Decorating Contest sponsored by Coldwell Banker Gundaker in Oakville, Handyman True Value Hardware in Oakville and Call Newspapers collected their prizes last week. Pictured, from left, are: Charlie Warden, assistant manager of Handyman Hardware; Jeff Webb...

Filing underway for April 3 election; Fedorchak files to run again in Mehlville

Filing underway for April 3 election; Fedorchak files to run again in Mehlville

December 19, 2017

Staff Report Candidate filing began last week for municipal offices and school board seats up for election April 3, and Sunset Hills Mayor Pat Fribis plans to seek a second term. Besides the Sunset Hills mayoral post, aldermanic positions in Crestwood, Green Park and Sunset Hills are up for elect...

Expansion planned for Friendship Village in Sunset Hills, Chesterfield

Expansion planned for Friendship Village in Sunset Hills, Chesterfield

December 11, 2017

Shown above is the ‘The Devonshire,’ a new four-story senior living building to be constructed at Friendship Village Sunset Hills. The parent organization for Friendship Villages of St. Louis has announced plans for a $201 million expansion of its facilities in Sunset Hills and Chesterfield. The project ...

Candidate filing underway; Fribis to seek re-election in Sunset Hills

Candidate filing underway; Fribis to seek re-election in Sunset Hills

December 9, 2017

Staff Report Candidate filing began today for municipal offices and school board positions up for election April 3, and Sunset Hills Mayor Pat Fribis plans to seek a second term. Besides the Sunset Hills mayoral post, aldermanic seats in Crestwood, Green Park and Sunset Hills are up for election,...

Lindbergh board to weigh approval of new health curriculum for district

A Lindbergh High School student speaks to the new Board of Education, including members Christy Watz and Matt Alonzo, right, at their first meeting about the student's experience in ThriVE Best Choice in middle school. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

December 6, 2017

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Final approval of a new health curriculum is scheduled to be considered next week by the Lindbergh Board of Education. As proposed, the health curriculum would no longer utilize the services of ThriVe St. Louis’ Best Choice Program...

Man carjacked in Toys ‘R’ Us parking lot in Sunset Hills

Sunset Hills Police Department

December 3, 2017

A man was carjacked this morning on the parking lot of the Toys “R” Us parking lot in Sunset Hills, according to police. The Sunset Hills Police Department reports that the incident occurred at about 7:30 a.m. on the store’s parking lot at 3600 S. Lindbergh Blvd. No one was injured. The man had...

Lindbergh school board to interview superintendent candidates today

Lindbergh Board of Education

December 3, 2017

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The Lindbergh Board of Education is scheduled to meet in closed session today to begin interviewing candidates to succeed Superintendent Jim Simpson, who is retiring at the end of the current school year. Board members were set to meet from...

Residents of south county create USO of Missouri’s most successful food drive ever

The Call Newspapers team with the thousands of donations from south county for the USO for Thanksgiving 2017.

By Gloria Lloyd, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2017

The fifth annual Operation October food drive to benefit the USO of Missouri brought in record levels of food for Thanksgiving dinners for military families this year thanks to a new sponsorship by Call Newspapers. Residents of south county, Arnold and Columbia, Ill., came out in droves to local banks,...

Despotis files lawsuit against Sunset Hills over Court Drive

Despotis files lawsuit against Sunset Hills over Court Drive

November 28, 2017

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com The long-simmering dispute over how to develop Court Drive now is headed to a courtroom. Des Peres developer Dr. George Despotis sued the city last week over officials’ repeated denials of commercial rezoning for the various properties Despotis...

Mehlville firefighters’ union pledges to work with fire board

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 union, the board and district administration.

November 10, 2017

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 Di...

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