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Lindbergh Teacher of Year honors diverse cultures at Crestwood Elementary

Pictured above: Crestwood Elementary School English language learners teacher Beth Bridwell is honored as Lindbergh Schools Teacher of the Year during a surprise announcement on April 12. Crestwood Elementary School English Language Learners teacher Beth Bridwell was named Lindbergh Schools’ 2019 Teacher of the Year last week. Colleagues and family members honored Bridwell during a surprise

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Students design a ‘green’ garden for class

Pictured above:  Alec Watson handles the worms while CJ McBroom looks on. Photo courtesy of the Mehlville School District.  Students in Washington Middle School’s Green Architecture class set up a sustainable garden they designed and planned last week. The students installed the irrigation system, finished the assembly and setup of worm farms and added worms,

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Officer Snyder’s widow forgives husband’s killer at sentencing; Forster gets life without parole

Elizabeth Snyder, wife of slain St. Louis County Police Officer Blake Snyder, and Dick Snyder, Blake Snyder’s father, react to the sentencing of Trenton Forster in St. Louis County Circuit Court on Thursday, April 18, 2019. Pool Photo by Robert Cohen, rcohen@post-dispatch.com By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com During the formal sentencing Thursday that sent

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Rained out by thunder, Oakville will take on Eureka second time

Pictured above: Oakville’s Hunter Iffland slides home safely as Mehlville catcher Carmen Fuller awaits the throw from his defense in a March 2019 game. Photo by Bill Milligan.  By Stephen Glover For the Call  Sometimes Mother Nature decides when a game is over. That was the case last week when the Oakville Tigers battled Eureka to

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Sunset Hills cluster home proposal withdrawn by developer

Pictured above: A ‘No Cluster Homes’ sign along Robyn Road in Sunset Hills. The vote on the proposed Fischer & Frichtel cluster home development has been delayed for a third time until the April 23 meeting. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Residents opposed to the proposal for a cluster home

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Another top Stenger staffer resigns in wake of federal investigation

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Another key member of County Executive Steve Stenger’s cabinet has resigned, becoming the second staffer to step down in the wake of a federal investigation into Stenger’s office. Lance LeComb, who served as a senior policy adviser for administration and strategic initiatives for Stenger, resigned abruptly Tuesday morning with

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Storms expected overnight could bring hail or tornadoes

Storms expected Wednesday night into Thursday morning in the St. Louis region could bring hail and even tornadoes, the National Weather Service St. Louis said. The NWS said that residents of the region should set up weather alerts in case of severe weather. With hail, possible tornadoes and “damaging wind gusts” anticipated, a weather radio

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