Photos by Jessica Belle Kramer

Mehlville Fire District is one of few districts with a drone

Pictured above: During a mock rescue in 2018, Mehlville firefighter and drone operator Roman Stolarski pinpoints where on the Meramec River the rescue boats need to go to save the ‘victim’ using the district’s small drone. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The Mehlville Fire Protection District will soon be one

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Stenger surrenders to South Dakota prison

Pictured above: The ‘four more years’ then-County Executive Steve Stenger indicated he won when he was re-elected last year now has a different meaning. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Steve Stenger served four years as county executive, and starting this week, he starts serving nearly four years in federal prison.

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Green Park gets a new alderman, as Pousosa resigns

Then-Concord Republican Committeeman Tony Pousosa presides over a meeting of the Concord-Lemay Republican Club in July 2018. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Green Park will get a new alderman this week after one of the city’s most recognizable aldermen resigned his two political positions and moved out of the

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Mehlville school, fire districts see a jump in assessed valuation in 2019

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. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Like other political subdivisions in the South County area, the Mehlville School District and Mehlville Fire Protection

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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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