Oakville News

Council asks for investigations of Stenger’s county leases

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The majority of the County Council recommended last week that the full council consider  asking for federal and state investigations into the county’s leases for a North County Government Center at the former Northwest Plaza mall. The move targeting County Executive Steve Stenger comes a little more than a

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Oakville Elementary gets new principal from Hillsboro

Oakville Elementary School will be led by the current principal of Hillsboro Elementary School. The Mehlville Board of Education voted Thursday night to hire Kimberly Tooley to lead Oakville Elementary, with a contract term starting July 1. Tooley has been an administrator at Hillsboro Elementary School for the past eight years, and she has served

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Gallery: First Oakville Community Market held

Photo by Harold Messler. The first Oakville Community Market, which is envisioned as a farmers market and vendor fair, was held at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ last week.  Local farms attended to sell produce, as seen below, and food trucks were on hand along with live music. Vendors sold jewelry, flower arrangements and

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Oakville High graduating class celebrates

More than 400 students graduated from Oakville High School May 31, receiving their diplomas from Assistant Superintendent Jeff Bresler, who had been the principal of the students from the class who started at Rogers Elementary as kindergarteners. Above, students take the Pledge of Allegiance at the beginning of the ceremony.

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Sears at South County Center to close in September

Pictured above is South County Center. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The Sears store at South County Center will close in September, the company announced Thursday. The Sears at 250 South County Center Way is one of the anchors at the south county mall. Liquidation sales can begin as

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Interstate 55 complex gets mixed reaction from residents

Pictured above: The area along Forest Dale Drive that is proposed to become an apartment complex. Today, it is a forested site bordering Interstate 55. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Residents who live next to a proposed apartment complex at Interstate 55 and Lindbergh Boulevard are up in arms

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UPDATED: Man on scooter struck, killed on Telegraph Road

A 79-year-old man riding a scooter died Saturday night after he was hit by a minivan at the intersection of Telegraph and Barracksview roads. Police identified the man Tuesday as Alan Landis, 79, of the 300 block of Kingston Drive in Lemay, 63125. Police are still investigating the two-car crash, which happened around 8 p.m. Saturday,

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PHOTOS: Oakville graduates return to where it all began

We thought you’d like these photos of Oakville High graduates returning to their elementary schools for one last walk through the hallways with their old teachers and in their first school stomping grounds. OHS grads returned to walk the hallways of Point, Rogers, Oakville and Wohlwend elementaries once again in what has become a time-honored

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