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Pretto announces intent to seek 94th District seat

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Mehlville Board of Education Vice President Jean Pretto is running as a Democrat for the 94th District Missouri House seat currently held by Rep. Cloria Brown, R-Lemay, in 2018. Rep. Doug Beck, D-Affton, announced Pretto was running at a legislative wrap-up hosted by several south county Democratic organizations last

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Metallica returns to roots with latest album

By ALAN SCULLEY For the Call It’s said absence makes the heart grow fonder. That seems to have been the case for Metallica. Despite going eight years between studio albums and not doing a full-fledged tour for more than six years, Metallica may have returned more popular than at any time in the past 25

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Trakas refers McManus proposal to panel

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news1@callnewspapers.com The owner of a construction company hoping to move to the former Tee Time Family Fun Center on Lemay Ferry Road will have to wait at least two weeks to find out if 6th District County Councilman Ernie Trakas, R-Oakville, will support the project. McManus Construction Co. owner Rob

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Retirements, departures lead to changes in Mehlville leadership

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com With a wave of retirements and the pending departure of Deputy Superintendent Brian Lane next month to serve as superintendent in Brentwood, the Mehlville School District is reshuffling Central Office and hiring completely new leadership at two schools. Several longtime administrators are retiring this year, including Facilities Director Steve

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Lindbergh teachers, board reach pact for 2017-2018 school year

By MIKE ANTHONY Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com First of two parts The Lindbergh Board of Education and the Lindbergh National Education Association have reached an agreement on a contract for the 2017-2018 school year that will provide an average 3-percent salary increase. Kim Scronce, president of the Lindbergh National Education Association, or LNEA, announced the agreement

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Memorial Day ceremonies planned Monday

Memorial Day observances are planned Monday, May 29, at two south county sites — Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery and St. Lucas United Church of Christ. The program will start at 10 a.m. at  Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, 2900 Sheridan Road. Beginning at 8 a.m., bus and tram transportation will be provided from the Sheridan Road

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