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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...

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...

Greitens fights for political life after he admits having an affair

Gov. Eric Greitens, left, talks to south county resident and former Rep. Earlene Judd in St. Louis County the day before he was inaugurated earlier this year. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

January 16, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com The Latest: Haefner asks Greitens to resign In a head-spinning turn of events last week, Gov. Eric Greitens fell from announcing the “boldest state tax reform in America” to admitting to an affair and fighting for his political career ...

MFPD board approves 2018 budget with 1.7-percent employee pay hike

MFPD board approves 2018 budget with 1.7-percent employee pay hike

January 11, 2018

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com A 2018 budget that includes a 1.7-percent salary increase for employees recently was adopted by the Mehlville Fire Protection District Board of Directors. The 2018 budget projects revenues totaling $21,236,460 with anticipated expenditures...

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...

New year begins with executive order from Stenger cutting council’s budget

County Executive Steve Stenger, second from left, listens to Rep. Bob Burns, D-Affton, address the council last year, 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 by Gloria Lloyd.

January 9, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com County Executive Steve Stenger issued an executive order last week slashing the County Council budget, which council members had increased last month while cutting every other county department’s 2018 spending. Coming just hours before the f...

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...

Missouri American Water continues to address water main breaks

Missouri American Water continues to address water main breaks

January 7, 2018

Missouri American Water reports it repaired roughly 75 water main breaks on Saturday in St. Louis County. The company received 71 new reports of water main breaks Saturday, though some of these may be duplicates, according to a news release. A total of 47 crews, comprised of both company crews and...

Sunset Hills’ 2018 budget termed stable by Sterman

January 4, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Sunset Hills’ 2018 budget is stable, just as City Administrator Eric Sterman described last year’s budget. The $13.4 million budget, up from $10.6 million last year, is balanced on the operating side with a $5,000 surplus. It gives employees...

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 — ...

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