Photos by Jessica Belle Kramer

County executives could be impeached under county Charter proposal from Trakas

Sixth District Councilman Ernie Trakas looks over documents during an economic development June 4, 2019 in Clayton. Trakas has created a proposal to include an impeachment process in the county charter. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com As the St. Louis County Charter Commission continues its work reviewing and recommending

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Mehlville projects $1 million operating surplus in 2019-2020 budget

Pictured above: Mehlville Board of Education member Jean Pretto and CFO Marshall Crutcher discuss the 2020 budget during a board meeting June 5, 2019 at Mehlville High School. The school district expects a generous operating surplus in 2020. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The Mehlville Board of Education will consider

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Kennerly principal leaves early in mystery

An incoming Kennerly kindergartener slides at ‘Popsicles with the Principal’ last year on the school’s playground. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Kennerly Elementary School Principal Todd Morgan was slated to depart the district at the end of this year, but he left months early under mysterious circumstances. Lindbergh Schools

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The Shack backs out of a site by Fitz’s

Pictured above is Fitz’s SoCo in the same shopping plaza where The Shack was slated to come in next door. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com South County fans of The Shack, a popular breakfast and brunch restaurant with five locations in the St. Louis region, may be disappointed to learn that it will not

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Anti-bullying group Lindbergh Upstanders is set to expand to other school districts

The Upstanders co-founders (from left to right) Erica Hoffman, Andrea Soaib, Robert Vogel, Renee McDonnell and Lisa Huffman celebrate the group’s one year anniversary in February at Helen Fitzgerald’s. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com A year after the Lindbergh Upstanders Anti-Bullying Collaborative was founded, the group is expanding beyond South County, although the anti-bullying

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Page will renegotiate St. Louis County’s Northwest Plaza lease

Then-council chairman Sam Page listens to Police Chief John Belmar during a committee meeting last summer. Now County Executive, Page will renegotiate the lease for The Crossings, formerly Northwest Plaza mall. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The owners of The Crossings at Northwest, the revamped former Northwest Plaza mall,

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FLOODING: Mississippi River forecast to reach second-highest level; South County residents evacuated

Pictured above: County Executive Sam Page sandbags Tuesday in Bellefontaine Neighbors, with the help of volunteers. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The Mississippi River will crest later than originally expected and at levels lower than the 1993 flood, but some South County residents have already been evacuated to an emergency shelter and others now

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Pat Maroon started as Oakville’s hockey star

Mick O’Halloran, who has been with the Oakville Hockey Club since the 2000-2001 season, keeps up with all of his former athletes. He keeps track of where they are going and what teams they’re playing for once they leave, holding on to some of their old jerseys and other items. Pictured above are Maroon’s old

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Oakville band to perform at D-Day festivities

Flutists Samantha Kern, Cara Darmody and Catherine Elking play the ‘Service Song Medley’ at the Oakville Tiger Band concert June 1, 2018, at St. Bernadette. The event helped fundraise for the Marching Tigers’ trip to perform in France. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Jessica Belle Kramer For the Call The Oakville High School Tiger

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