Oakville News

Kiwanis Club aids Tree of Lights campaign

The Kiwanis Club of South County, with assistance from members of the Mehlville and Oakville high school Key Clubs, recently spent a day ringing the bell for the Salvation Army’s Tree of Lights campaign. The Kiwanis Club sponsors the Key Clubs at the two high schools. Pictured, from left, are Greg Davidson and Sam Gandhi

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Filing for April election starts Dec. 12

Staff Report Candidate filing will begin next week for municipal offices and school board positions up for election April 3. Up for election are the Sunset Hills mayoral post currently held by Pat Fribis, aldermanic seats in Crestwood, Green Park and Sunset Hills, plus seats on the Lindbergh and Mehlville boards of education. Two seats

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Planning panel to consider south county projects

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com The county Planning Commission could decide next week whether to recommend approval of a trio of high-profile zoning decisions in south county. The planning panel could decide as early as its executive session set for Monday, Dec. 11, whether to vote in favor of a storage facility on Lemay

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Call Newspapers Holiday Guide 2017

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from Call Newspapers! We wish you and yours a wonderful Christmas season. Here’s to a wonderful holiday season and an even better 2018. Check out our Call Newspapers 2017 Holiday Guide, with everything you can see and do this holiday season in south county. If you want to roller-skate with

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County Council weighs 2018 budget, rejects delaying police precincts

Pictured above: County Executive Steve Stenger announces higher police salaries June 22 along with St. Louis County Fraternal Order of Police President Joe Patterson, left, and police Chief Jon Belmar. By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com County Council members considered and rejected delaying two new police precincts promised under Proposition P so that they could

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Paule receives academy appointment

Jacob Arthur Paule of Oakville was recently sworn in as a midshipman in the U. S. Naval Reserve at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, or USMMA, in Kings Point, N.Y. Paule was nominated for the honor by U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., and U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner, R-Ballwin. The USMMA is a federal service academy

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Oakville High football players read to students

Members of the Oakville High School football team visited Oakville Elementary School last week to read books to students there. School officials say both the elementary school students and the football players enjoyed the experience. Above, Oakville High sophomore Kyle Gokin reads to Oakville Elementary School students.

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McManus still waiting for county OK to open

The furor over McManus Construction’s move from Affton to Oakville seemed to end months ago, but a year after initially filing for rezoning, the company has not yet been approved to officially open operations at its new site. The move initially was held up by 6th District Councilman Ernie Trakas, R-Oakville, who cited traffic concerns

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Point Elementary honors veterans

Students and staff at Point Elementary School last week honored 56 military veterans for their service to the United States. The veterans were honored Nov. 10 during the school’s ‘You Are Our Heroes’ Veterans Day assembly. To see more photographs and a video, visit the school’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/pointelementary.

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