Oakville News

Name change, upcoming concert for We Are One Community Choir

Logo courtesy of www.waocc.org. The We Are One Community Choir will be hosting a concert this weekend to celebrate its name change to Vita Cantus, meaning “Life Song.” The name change reflects the different relationship each choir member has with music. “Like songs, our lives are a blending of melody, harmony, and rhythm,” Director Bruce

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Murphy, Pretto trying to win in 94th District

Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Two Oakville residents are competing this fall to hold the vacant seat of the 94th District of the Missouri House held by the late Rep. Cloria Brown. James “Jim” Murphy, Republican, is running in the election Tuesday, Nov. 6, and is being challenged by Democrat Emma “Jean” Pretto, a Democrat

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Free flu-shot clinics available in South County

Barnes-Jewish Hospital and SSM Health will be offering free flu vaccinations this October in South County and in various locations across St. Louis and St. Louis County. According to the Centers for Disease Control, the best way to reduce chances of contracting influenza or spreading it to others is through an annual seasonal flu vaccination.

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Oakville High celebrates Homecoming

Oakville High celebrates Homecoming this week with a parade Friday and a dance Saturday. The Homecoming Court queen candidates are, front from left, Delaney O’Neill, Haedyn Kirkpatrick, Allison Streb, Nicole Schmitz and Madeline Spitznagel. The king candidates are in the back row: David Cormack, David O’Donnell, Enrico Jones, Samuel Gandhi and Connor Jones.

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Charter Amendment loses votes on recount

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. The recount requested by

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Trakas stays in office: Judge rules he didn’t violate Charter

Ernie Trakas talks at the Concord-Lemay/Gravois/Jefferson Republican Club meeting. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Councilman Ernie Trakas can stay in office and did not violate the county Charter with his work as an attorney for public school districts, a St. Charles County judge ruled last week. In a nine-page

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Football Flyers defeat the Tigers in a shutout

By Stephen Glover For the Call The Lindbergh High football team hammered the Oakville Tigers 28-0 Friday, behind Bobby Tessler’s 186 yards rushing on just 20 carries. The win for Lindbergh (3-1) marked the fifth straight year that the Flyers have beaten the Tigers and was their first shutout since Oct. 3, 2014, a 14-0

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