Oakville News

Students of all ages serve Mehlville’s ‘60plus’

The Mehlville School District’s “60plus” members joined the district last month for a total team effort of an event at Blades Elementary, with Blades choir students performing, Washington Middle School band members playing holiday tunes and culinary students from Mehlville High preparing a “terrific meal” and serving it to the guests. If you are 60

[ Read More ]

UPDATED: No competitive elections yet in April race

This is a developing story and will be updated as candidates file. It was last updated Jan. 9 with Green Park Alderman Tim Thuston filing to run for mayor. As candidate filing for the April 2 election closes next week, there are no competitive races so far in south county following the opening of filing

[ Read More ]

Mehlville firefighters get the largest raise they’ve had in the last 17 years

Above: Mehlville Fire Protection District Capt. Ty Cardona, left, shop steward of Mehlville Local 2665 of the International Association of Fire Fighters, shakes hands in November 2017 with Board of Directors Chairman Aaron Hilmer, signaling a new era of cooperation between the union, the board and district administration. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com A

[ Read More ]

Keller Plaza 8 movie theater in south county closes

Photo courtesy of Google Maps. The Keller Plaza 8 Cine, the “dollar theater” that was a fixture of many south countians’ childhoods, closed suddenly Wednesday. The eight-screen theater was located next to the St. Louis County Government Center South and Sam’s Club at 4572 Lemay Ferry Road in Oakville, near South County Center. The theater

[ Read More ]

Oakville girls turn shoes into clean water

Pictured above: Left to right, girls collecting shoes are: McKenna Brawley, Layla Jonas, Belle Bradshaw, DeLaney Brawley, Addalynn Ross, Erin Magee and Rylee Brawley. With a little help from her friends, sisters and the broader Oakville community, Point Elementary student DeLaney Brawley, 10, is turning old shoes into water for people in underdeveloped countries. DeLaney,

[ Read More ]

Kiwanians get in the spirit with Key Club

The Kiwanis Club of South County-St. Louis rang the bell for the Salvation Army Tree of Lights Campaign with students from the Mehlville High School Key Club. Pictured above with Key Club member Nicholas Karr are, left to right, Kiwanians Ed Kurmann and Chad Dickemper, who is executive director of planning and development for the

[ Read More ]

Oakville woman wins lottery at On the Run

An Oakville resident turned $5 into $100,000 after purchasing a Missouri Lottery Scratchers ticket. Laura Daniels purchased her winning “Double Diamonds” ticket from On the Run in Green Park, 5840 S. Lindbergh Blvd., and claimed her prize on Nov. 13. Introduced in January, “Double Diamond” is a $5 Scratchers ticket that offers additional chances to

[ Read More ]

Oakville Parents Club hosts sign fundraiser

The Oakville High School Parents Club is hosting a sign fundraiser next week, with preregistration due this weekend. The club is inviting residents to attend a Words on Wood sign painting party from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10, at OSP Tap Haus, 3646 Telegraph Road. Price varies depending on your sign selection, and

[ Read More ]