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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...

Attorney general looks to increase Sunshine Law compliance

Attorney general looks to increase Sunshine Law compliance

February 2, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com In the wake of Attorney General Josh Hawley’s lawsuits against St. Louis County and Jefferson County for allegedly violating the state Sunshine Law by not fulfilling documents requested, Hawley and a local official are looking for ways to...

Election 2018: Linton, Revis square off for District 97 seat

Election 2018: Linton, Revis square off for District 97 seat

February 1, 2018

Residents of south county and Jefferson County in the 97th Missouri House District who have gone unrepresented since September will elect a new state legislator in a special election next week. Republican David Linton and Democrat Mike Revis, both of Fenton, were selected by their parties to compete...

Linton, Revis vie for 97th District House seat in special Feb. 6 election

Linton, Revis vie for 97th District House seat in special Feb. 6 election

November 16, 2017

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Residents of south county and Jefferson County in the 97th Missouri House District who have gone unrepresented since September will elect a new state legislator in a special February election. Republican David Linton and Democrat Mike Revis,...

Legislator representing south county resigns to pursue Jefferson County executive post

October 6, 2017

One of south county’s state legislative seats is now vacant after its Jefferson County-based legislator resigned to pursue election as Jefferson County’s county executive. Rep. John McCaherty, R-High Ridge, resigned from his 97th District legislative seat Sept. 15, he announced on social media. ...

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