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Lindbergh Flyerettes come home with first championship in team’s history

Junior Varsity Lindbergh Flyerettes.

March 14, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  The Lindbergh Flyerettes had a strong showing at the 2019 Universal Dance Association National Dance Team Championship in Orlando, Florida, including the junior varsity team taking home a championship, a first in the 50-year history...

Pantherettes Dance Team accomplishes strong finish in top 10 at nationals

Pantherettes Dance Team accomplishes strong finish in top 10 at nationals

March 14, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The Mehlville High School Pantherettes dance team took home three top 10 rankings after competing in the National Dance Alliance high-school dance competition in Orlando, Florida, in February. The Pantherettes, who until recently ha...

Oakville Golden Girls clinch first-ever national dance team championship

Varsity Oakville Golden Girls

March 14, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  The Oakville Golden Girls dance team won their first championship in history at the 2019 National Dance Alliance high-school competition in Orlando, Florida, in February. “It’s hard to find a word other than ‘exciting’ that ac...

No marijuana sold in Sunset Hills, at least yet

The city of Sunset Hills campus: Sunset Hills Police Department

March 14, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen took a number of actions on different bills and resolutions at their Feb. 12 meeting. The board also discussed various city matters. Cluster Home Vote Delay - Again The board was slated to hold a sec...

Lindbergh Dairy Queen reopens March 25

Pictured above: The Lindbergh Dairy Queen will have a grand re-opening on Monday, March 25. The franchise is now under the ownership of Concord resident Ron Rammaha. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

March 14, 2019

By Erin Achenbach  Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The Dairy Queen on South Lindbergh has been getting a makeover and will reopen March 25 under new ownership after mysteriously closing in November. The Dairy Queen at 6070 S. Lindbergh Blvd. opened in 2011 but abruptly closed in Novem...

Derik Scott places second in Titan Games

Derik Scott

March 13, 2019

Derik Scott, the Lindbergh High School alumnus who competed in the premier season of NBC and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson’s "The Titan Games," took second place in the finale as the show closed out its first season. The former Lindenwood University three-time All-American diver took second in the final ...

Mehlville takes bids to buy more buses, improve facilities with its Proposition R funds

Mehlville takes bids to buy more buses, improve facilities with its Proposition R funds

March 13, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  The Mehlville Board of Education considered and accepted three bids Feb. 21, including bids for bus replacements and for repainting the ceiling in the Mehlville High School gym and replacing ceiling tiles in Mehlville classrooms. Bus Bid...

Jimmy Johns owner set to restart construction

The skeleton of the would-be Jimmy John's on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2018. Construction began at the site at 3751 S. Lindbergh Blvd. over a year ago but little progress has been made since. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

March 7, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The owner of a proposed Jimmy John’s at 3751 S. Lindbergh Blvd. appeared before the Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen Feb. 12, this time with good news. Steve Saladin told the board that he had secured loan approval from the bank and was awa...

Bombers Rugby has new home in Sunset Hills

Pictured above: An aerial view of the Sunset Hills Golf Course, with the location of the proposed rugby park in green. Rendering courtesy of the St. Louis Bombers Rugby Club.

March 7, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  The St. Louis Bombers Rugby Club scored a successful pitch to the Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen at a Feb. 26 work session as the board unanimously approved a 25-year lease with the rugby club to use part of the city-owned Sunset Hills...

New carjacking law proposed by Gregory seeks to make it easier to prosecute

Rep. David Gregory addresses the Tesson Ferry Republican Club in July 2018. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

March 6, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  Local and state officials hope to crack down on carjacking by making it a separate crime under Missouri statute, an initiative announced just as a brazen series of carjackings hit the south county area. Attorney General Eric Schmitt held a ...

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