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Beck sponsors food drive for Affton Christian Food Pantry

Rep. Doug Beck, D-Affton, and the Missouri House Democratic Caucus will sponsor a food drive to benefit the Affton Christian Food Pantry from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30. Donations will be accepted at the Affton Fire Protection District, 9282 Gravois Road, the Beck residence at 9426 Brenda Ave. and the Shop ’n

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Sunset Hills police searching for Tapawingo burglar

The Sunset Hills Police Department is asking for the public’s help to find a man who escaped after an attempted burglary in the Tapawingo subdivision. A resident in the 9300 block of Caddyshack Circle interrupted a burglary in progress at approximately 3:37 a.m. Monday. The burglar, described as a white male with a tall, thin

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Mehlville board sets first listening session of the year Tuesday

The Mehlville Board of Education will hold its first listening session of the year Tuesday, Sept. 26. The 90-minute listening session will start at 6:30 p.m. at Bernard Middle School at 1054 Forder Road in Oakville. Members of the public can attend and ask board members or district officials questions. The session will be immediately

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Gallery: A look back at the Great American Solar Eclipse 2017

It’s hard to believe it’s been just over a month since the Great American Solar Eclipse! But our memories will last a lifetime. Check out our gallery of how everyone from County Executive Steve Stenger to school children to families in their backyards in Oakville celebrated the event we’ll all never forget.

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Affton woman’s ‘suspicious’ death now investigated as homicide

An Affton woman’s death that police initially called “suspicious” is now being investigated as a homicide. Police identified the victim Friday morning as Joan Furlong, 65, of the 8400 block of Hampstead Drive in Affton, near Affton High School. Officers from the Affton Southwest Precinct found Furlong’s body at approximately 4:01 p.m. Thursday during a

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Brotherton to retire as Affton superintendent

Affton Superintendent Steve Brotherton announced this week that he plans to retire at the end of the current school year. When Brotherton retires June 30, he will have completed 34 years in education, including the past seven years as Affton’s superintendent. Before that, he served as assistant superintendent in the Bayless School District an as

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