Photo by Bill Milligan

Workin’ at the car wash, yeah

  Those cars never seem to stop coming! Oakville High School students, above, washed cars for a good cause last month at Auto Zone on Telegraph Road. Among those volunteering were, from left to right, Emily Leung, Amna Delic, Jiya Patel, Kaitlyn Eckhard, Elena Bickers and Namitta Phrasalak. The car wash was held by the

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Missouri highway officials will inspect bridges after flood

Pictured above: The Telegraph Road bridge over the Meramec River may have been damaged by the flooding. Photo by Bill Milligan. By Bill Milligan Editor Originally published July 22, 1993 Highway officials said last week they will inspect five bridges along the Meramec River before reopening them to traffic after flooding recedes. Bridges at Telegraph,

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All Wet: Experts urge caution when flooding resides

By Bill Milligan Editor wmilligan@callnewspapers.com Originally published July 15, 1993 Experts are warning flood victims to use caution when returning to their homes after flood waters begin to recede. National Weather Service expects the Meramec, Missouri and Mississippi rivers to crest Saturday. As flood waters recede into the Mississippi and Meramec rivers, animals as well

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Mehlville Fire breaks ground on training center

The Mehlville Fire Protection District broke ground last week on the site for its new training center at 4471 Baumgartner Road in Oakville. Breaking the ground at the Sept. 6 event are, from left: Fire Marshal Ed Berkel, Mark Kamp of Wachter Inc., architect Roy Mangan of Archimages Inc., Chief Brian Hendricks, board Chairman Aaron

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Decorating contest winners display holiday cheer

Winners of the annual Outdoor Holiday Home Decorating Contest sponsored by Coldwell Banker Gundaker in Oakville, Handyman True Value Hardware in Oakville and Call Newspapers collected their prizes last week. Pictured, from left, are: Charlie Warden, manager of Handyman Hardware; Karen Starnes of the 9500 block of Fringe Court, 63127, runner up of the Most

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Mehlville Fire celebrates ‘Santa Saturday’

Pictured above with the jolly fat man are Liam Juelfs, 4, and his mother Sarah. Photo by Bill Milligan. It was all smiles at the Mehlville Fire Protection District’s No. 5 Engine House last week for the fire district’s annual ‘Santa Saturday’ event, in which youngsters could give their wishlists to Santa and Mrs. Claus,

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All four Oakville candidates would be new to Legislature

Pictured above from left to right: 94th District candidates Jim Murphy and Jean Pretto and 95th District candidates Michael O’Donnell and Mike Walter at the candidate forum Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018 at Mehlville High School in St. Louis. All four candidates are new to Legislature. Photo by Bill Milligan. Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Education, public safety

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