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County settles Wildhaber case for $10.25 million

Chief Jon Belmar, right, speaks at the memorial for Officer Blake Snyder held at Affton High School the night Snyder was killed, Oct. 6, 2016, with Sgt. Keith Wildhaber, second from left, looking on. Photo by Bill Milligan.

February 20, 2020

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com St. Louis County settled a discrimination lawsuit filed by an Oakville police sergeant Feb. 10, going into a debt that taxpayers will be paying off for the next 30 years. In a case that made national headlines, now-Lt. Keith Wildhaber said he...

Oakville volleyball dominates this season, No. 1 seed in the playoff

Oakville volleyball dominates this season, No. 1 seed in the playoff

October 29, 2019

By Stephen Glover For the Call Oakville High head volleyball coach Lucas Allen is living the dream of just about any first year head coach. With an impressive record of 27-2-1, the Tigers are the No. 1 seed in the Missouri Class 4, District 2 tournament and considered one of the top teams in the sta...

Workin’ at the car wash, yeah

Workin’ at the car wash, yeah

October 17, 2019

  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. T...

Missouri highway officials will inspect bridges after flood

Missouri highway officials will inspect bridges after flood

October 1, 2019

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, Lemay Ferry, Tesson Ferry and Old Gravois roads are of primary int...

All Wet: Experts urge caution when flooding resides

All Wet: Experts urge caution when flooding resides

September 19, 2019

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 Satur...

Mehlville Fire breaks ground on training center

September 10, 2019

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...

Decorating contest winners display holiday cheer

Decorating contest winners display holiday cheer

December 22, 2018

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 ...

Mehlville Fire celebrates ‘Santa Saturday’

Pictured above with the jolly fat man are Liam Juelfs, 4, and his mother Sarah. Photo by Bill Milligan.

December 11, 2018

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, meet firefighters and take a tour of the firehouse. ...

All four Oakville candidates would be new to Legislature

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. Murphy and O'Donnell both went on to be elected as representatives of their respective districts.

October 30, 2018

Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Education, public safety and economic development were the three big topics at a legislative candidate forum between the Republican and Democratic candidates in the 94th and 95th Missouri House districts, where both legislators elected will ...

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