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Panthers break winning streak in fall to Fox in ‘Huddle Up 4 Heroes’ game

Panthers break winning streak in fall to Fox in ‘Huddle Up 4 Heroes’ game

September 21, 2018

By Stephen Glover For the Call The Mehlville Panthers suffered a 50-13 loss at home to Fox last week, after enjoying a two-game winning streak with wins over DeSoto and Hazelwood West. The loss for the Panthers (2-2) marked the second time this season that Mehlville gave up 300-plus yards rushing as...

Mehlville residents can help ‘Huddle Up 4 Heroes’

Mehlville residents can help ‘Huddle Up 4 Heroes’

September 12, 2018

Mehlville High School hopes to raise $6,000 Friday, Sept. 14, and they need lots of drivers to help them do it. For every person who test-drives a new Ford vehicle during the fundraising event, Ford Motor and Dave Sinclair will donate $20, and up to $6,000, to Mehlville High School. The fundraiser benef...

Mehlville Fire unveils new rescue boat with rescue drill

Firefighter-medics David Wideman and Capt. Nick Larosa pull Jared Sarni out of the water during a mock rescue last week. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

August 16, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The Mehlville Fire Protection District unveiled its new rescue boat this summer, an upgrade that should lead to safer and easier rescues along the district’s 21 miles of river shoreline from Sunset Hills to Oakville. The new $35,000 boat i...

Imperial man dies after possibly hydroplaning on Telegraph Road Wednesday

Imperial man dies after possibly hydroplaning on Telegraph Road Wednesday

August 15, 2018

A 20-year-old Imperial man died after his car likely hydroplaned into a box truck on Telegraph Road in the rain Wednesday morning, in a crash that shut down the roadway for four hours. Benjamin Noelle, 20, of the 1600 block of Morgan Drive in Imperial, died at a local hospital after initially being trans...

Oakville Elementary gets new principal from Hillsboro

Oakville Elementary gets new principal from Hillsboro

June 15, 2018

Oakville Elementary School will be led by the current principal of Hillsboro Elementary School. The Mehlville Board of Education voted Thursday night to hire Kimberly Tooley to lead Oakville Elementary, with a contract term starting July 1. Tooley has been an administrator at Hillsboro Elementary Sch...

New development brings Fitz’s, The Shack and 110 jobs to a vacant site

New development brings Fitz’s, The Shack and 110 jobs to a vacant site

May 30, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com One of the largest developments south county has seen in years will bring Fitz’s Root Beer and The Shack to a long-vacant site on South Lindbergh Boulevard near Ronnie’s Cinema. Construction is set to start in early July for the “Gather...

Grad Salute: Fox High School Class of 2018

Grad Salute: Fox High School Class of 2018

May 25, 2018

Congratulations to the Fox High School Class of 2018! Be sure to check out a picture of this year’s FHS graduates in our Grad Salute in the Mail Call expanded edition, out 5/31/18.

Oakville Elementary principal to head to Central Office to direct its strategy

Oakville Elementary principal to head to Central Office to direct its strategy

May 22, 2018

Longtime Oakville Elementary Principal Chad Dickemper is moving to Central Office to oversee the Mehlville School District’s strategy and data efforts as its new executive director for planning and development. Dickemper has been the principal of Oakville Elementary since 2009, after spending his ...

Oakville baseball tops Festus in home game

A Festus player at bat. Oakville held the team back, six runs to four.

May 9, 2018

Photos by Bill Milligan. The Oakville baseball Tigers defeated the Festus Tigers last week 6-4, just before the team played its last regular-season game against Webster Groves Monday — after the Call went to press. The team is seeded third for the district championship, behind Lindbergh and Summi...

Rescue boat purchase OK’d by MFPD board

Rescue boat purchase OK’d by MFPD board

February 17, 2018

The Mehlville Fire Protection District Board of Directors voted unanimously last week to purchase a rescue boat at a cost of over $35,000. Chief Brian Hendricks recommended the board approve the purchase of the rescue boat from Troutt & Sons Inc. of St. James at a cost of $35,135. “... We ser...

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