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Bierbaum Principal Nathan Burch leaving Mehlville School District

Pictured above: Bierbaum Principal Nathan Burch with the October 2018 Kiwanis Club of South County Terrific Kids. Bierbaum Principal Nathan Burch is leaving the Mehlville School District to serve as principal of an elementary school in the Parkway School District. The Mehlville Board of Education unanimously rehired Burch in February at a salary of $104,000,

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Officer Snyder’s widow forgives husband’s killer at sentencing; Forster gets life without parole

Elizabeth Snyder, wife of slain St. Louis County Police Officer Blake Snyder, and Dick Snyder, Blake Snyder’s father, react to the sentencing of Trenton Forster in St. Louis County Circuit Court on Thursday, April 18, 2019. Pool Photo by Robert Cohen, rcohen@post-dispatch.com By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com During the formal sentencing Thursday that sent

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Rained out by thunder, Oakville will take on Eureka second time

Pictured above: Oakville’s Hunter Iffland slides home safely as Mehlville catcher Carmen Fuller awaits the throw from his defense in a March 2019 game. Photo by Bill Milligan.  By Stephen Glover For the Call  Sometimes Mother Nature decides when a game is over. That was the case last week when the Oakville Tigers battled Eureka to

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Sunset Hills cluster home proposal withdrawn by developer

Pictured above: A ‘No Cluster Homes’ sign along Robyn Road in Sunset Hills. The vote on the proposed Fischer & Frichtel cluster home development has been delayed for a third time until the April 23 meeting. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Residents opposed to the proposal for a cluster home

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Another top Stenger staffer resigns in wake of federal investigation

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Another key member of County Executive Steve Stenger’s cabinet has resigned, becoming the second staffer to step down in the wake of a federal investigation into Stenger’s office. Lance LeComb, who served as a senior policy adviser for administration and strategic initiatives for Stenger, resigned abruptly Tuesday morning with

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Crestwood rejects car wash a second time

Pictured above: The BriteWorX location in Columbia, Illinois. Photo by Erin Achenbach.  By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  The Crestwood Board of Aldermen rejected a car wash proposed for Watson Road a second time last week, after initially rejecting it at the board’s March 26 meeting and then voting to reconsider the proposal. Aldermen rejected an

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Green Park offering grants to fix up houses

Green Park started a program last year to provide assistance to homeowners who want to fix up their houses, above and beyond the city’s existing partnership with St. Louis County to allocate Community Development Block Grants for grants to residents. “I take great pleasure in announcing to Green Park homeowners a new city-funded grant program

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