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'Lee' Meyer dies: legendary Southwest High School music teacher

Lee Meyer wasn't *content* to teach children at the old Southwest High School how to sing and play musical instruments while other Americans were off fighting in ...

Southwest High School closes its doors as alums share fond memories  Kansas City Star

Tuesday was the last day of classes before the summer break for Kansas City Public Schools. But for Southwest Early College Campus, it was just the end.

Warrant issued for teacher accused of sex with student

BARRY CO., Mo - A former substitute and drama teacher at Southwest High School is wanted for having sex with a student twice on school grounds last ...

Fall 2018 High School All-America Teams announced (Boys)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Via United Soccer Coaches) – United Soccer Coaches announced on Monday the association's High School Boys and Girls All-America ...

Arthur G. Johnson  Corvallis Gazette Times

Arthur Guy Johnson was born in St. Louis, Missouri, on June 26, 1934, to Charles Arthur Johnson and Pauline Lillian Johnson. He lived in the St. Louis area until ...

Alabama HS cheerleading coach earns national honor

Seals has built Winfield's cheer program into one of the nation's best – winning the national title in 2017 in Orlando.

Gilges, Carroll and Robert  The Daily Progress

Carroll McRoberts and Robert Duysing "Bob" Gilges, of Crozet, Virginia, died unexpectedly on Thursday, May 31, 2018. They were familiar figures in the White ...

161 Students From Across the Country Named 2018 US Presidential Scholars  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the 54th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their ...

'Normal for me is working,' says 87-year-old MoDOT engineer

Shirley Norris fought to get into Vanderbilt, and has no plans to retire.

CREF, partners award $500K in grants to auto body vo-tech schools; hear from Ill. $25K winner  Repairer Driven News

The Collision Repair Education Foundation on Friday announced it, insurers, I-CAR, MSOs, OEMs and others bestowed more than $500,000 in Ultimate ...

Mary Jane Christopherson  Fillmore County Journal

Mary Jane Christopherson, age 74, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, at her home in rural Fountain, Minn., after a year long battle with ...

Top public high schools in Missouri and Kansas  Kansas City Business Journal

Twenty-nine public high schools across Missouri and Kansas were rated among the best in a U.S. News & World Report ranking. However, just one high school ...

Hall of Fame coach Ray Cliffe leaves a legacy in sports, learning and art

Raymond Daniel “Coach” Cliffe, whose accomplishments on the sideline and as a player earned him induction into 11 St. Louis and Missouri sports and ...

Vashon WRs have field day in win over Cleveland

SOUTH CITY • Vashon opponents this fall are well aware of wideout Derrick Mitchell, a 6-foot-1, 183-pounder who snatches just about everything thrown in his ...

Missouri Sports Hall of Fame announces Class of 2018  Houston Herald

The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame ushered in its Class of 2018 on Sunday night during its Enshrinement presented by Killian Construction, inducting a group ...

Missouri Sports Hall of Fame inducts 15  Springfield News-Leader

The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame ushered in its Class of 2018 on Sunday night during its enshrinement presented by Killian Construction, inducting a group ...

After founding a successful company, Marvin Wool donated millions to St. Louis organizations

Various institutions have facilities named in honor of Marvin Wool.

St. Louis jury convicts man in killing of Drury Inn night manager

ST. LOUIS • A St. Louis jury on Friday found Joseph Bowens guilty of first-degree murder in the killing of a night manager at the Drury Inn & Suites hotel on Jan.

The Life and Travels of Mizzou Football Broadcaster Howard Richards

Fox 2 Sports Director Martin Kilcoyne had an interesting conversation with Tigers football radio broadcaster Howard Richards recently. Richards has lived quite ...

Ex-US Rep. Gephardt reflects on tumultuous time in American politics  St. Louis Public Radio

Former U.S. Rep. Richard Gephardt has a key message for everyone these days: Politics “is a substitute for violence,” and respect for all is crucial. That.

French immersion charter school in Kansas City to acquire site for high school  American School & University

French immersion charter school in Kansas City Missouri to acquire site for high school.

Mizzou tasks Howard Richards with improving relations in St. Louis

From his days as an NFL offensive lineman to his years in the CIA, Howard Richards has built a career out of providing security. A first-round draft pick out of ...

Kansas City, Mo Schools: State Takeover Or Start Over?  KCUR

After years of short-term superintendents, attempted re-inventions and restarts, failing state test scores, and the loss of accreditation, opinions are.

Suspects arrested in 3 of 7 killings in St. Louis since Wednesday night

ST. LOUIS • The night manager at a Drury Inn & Suites slain in a robbery attempt early Thursday and a woman shot in broad daylight south of downtown were ...

Nita Jean Watson | Local Obituaries  Tulsa World

Nita Jean Watson, 83, passed peacefully from this life surrounded by her adoring family on December 19, 2016, after a lengthy battle with breast cancer.

Made in St. Louis: Bowties add whimsy, connections

C. Simpson and Co. Tailoring and Design; I Am ... Bowties.

SIUE Softball Announces Six Roster Additions  SIUE Cougars Official Athletic Site

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – Six outstanding student-athletes chose SIUE to continue their softball careers, announced SIUE Head Coach Sandy Montgomery. All six ...

Combating a climate crisis  Aitkin Independent Age

Youth activist group iMatter makes strides in Minnesota to preserving the environment and their futures while aiming to further spread their outreach.

Madison Prep's guards blow past Raleigh Egypt

ST. CHARLES • The brightest stars shine on the biggest stage. Saturday night, Kevin Baker owned the stage at the Midwest Showdown Shootout. The Madison ...

Poplar Bluff man sentenced to life in prison for murder of St. Louis hotel night manager  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

ST. LOUIS • A man convicted of robbing the night manager of a St. Louis hotel of $97 and killing him was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison without parole, plus ...

TV's 'Peg Walters' dies — longtime public face of Schnuck Markets

Peggy Wallerstedt was her real name and, no, she wasn't married to anyone at the supermarket chain.

McClellan: All's fair in last-minute campaign mailings

Even non-partisan race for St. Louis Community College board can't escape political hues.

Suspect in Drury Inn killing arrested, police say

Suspect arrested in Poplar Bluff on other felony charges; he was being interviewed by homicide investigators about the fatal shooting of a night manager at the ...

Jimmy Venincasa dies at 56; owned Seamus McDaniel's in Dogtown

Restaurateur Jimmy Venincasa has died at 56, less than a month after he and his wife, Susan, were grand marshals at the Ancient Order of Hibernians' annual ...

Missouri Sports Hall of Fame to induct Assistant Baseball Coach Ric Lessmann  UMSL Daily

The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame is proud to announce that University of Missouri–St. Louis assistant baseball coach Ric Lessmann will be inducted with the ...

Trial begins in murder of night manager at Drury Hotel in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS • Joseph Bowens made a series of deliberate decisions when he robbed and fatally shot a night manager at the Drury Inn & Suites hotel on Jan.

She didn't want to be the 'fat lady' anymore

Connie Gaeta, 58, lost 95 pounds and has kept most of it off for 12 years despite some physical challenges in the form of a rebellious knee that eventually was.

Annie Gitto dies; the other half of Charlie Gitto's Pasta House restaurant

Annie Gitto, matriarch of the Gitto family that operates six restaurants here, died Monday (July 23, 2012) at St. Anthony's Medical Center in south St. Louis County ...

Army National Combine participants

Here is a look at the list of prospects expected to participate in the 2016 U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 8.

Mizzou football lands two pledges during recruiting event  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Offensive lineman Larry Borom, receiver Roderick Ford commit to Tigers during "Night at the ZOU" event.

COUNTY COUNCIL DISTRICT 4: Former state rep Roorda, former councilman Groeteke battle for open seat  Leader Publications

Residents of District 4 on the Jefferson County Council will be assured of a different representative after the results of the Nov. 8 election are tallied.

Dr. Pamella Gronemeyer receives Outstanding Working Women of Illinois Award  Belleville News-Democrat

Dr. Pamella Gronemeyer was one of three Outstanding Working Women of Illinois honored at the Illinois Federation of Business Women (IFBW) State ...

141 Students from Across the Country Named 2014 US Presidential Scholars  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced the 50th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 141 high school seniors for their ...

Police arrest, release pair in killing of St. Louis comic shop owner  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Kenneth McClure's life unraveled in the weeks after he was charged with statutory rape.

New Courtesy Diner Going Up at Laclede Station and Heege

Affton-Shrewsbury, MO - New Courtesy Diner Going Up at Laclede Station and Heege.

Lorraine Dieckmeyer dies: sold town's best brain sandwiches

Lorraine and Bud Dieckmeyer were famous for their brains. Their south St. Louis tavern, Dieckmeyer's Bar & Restaurant, won a contest for having the Best ...

Power Five commitment recap: June 16-22  247Sports

The early signing period for college football is still more than seven months away, but the 2019 recruiting cycle is already in full swing as plenty of talented ...

Jenny Bluestein dies; hair salon owner and TV makeover artist

Jenny Bluestein, who died Friday, was a pediatric oncology nurse who changed careers and became a hairstylist. She and her husband, Markus Bluestein, ...

Carmelo Natoli dies; he built a sandbag wall to save his company in '93

Carm Natoli, who died last week at age 80, was the son of a vegetable vendor on The Hill, who started his own business after losing his job.

Chiodini is first two-time winner of Granite City American Legion top honor

The members of Granite City American Legion Post 112 know a good thing when they see it, and they've seen it twice in Ron Chiodini, a two-time recipient of ...

From Jewish Orphan's Home to success as leader of consulting firm  St. Louis Jewish Light

Robert E. Lefton spent his early life from the age of 5 in the Jewish Orphan's Home near Oakland and Tamm avenues in Dogtown until he enrolled at the ...

Chuck Conners, restaurateur and veteran broadcast voice, dies at 71

Chuck Conners flew helicopters, ran a restaurant called The Other Mother, was a longtime voice in local broadcasting and gave shelter to neighborhood kids in ...

141 Students from Across the Country Named 2015 US Presidential Scholars | The scoop  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

The 51st class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 141 high school seniors for their accomplishments in academics or the arts.

ROCK TOWNSHIP AMBULANCE: Crowded field of six candidates seeking pair of board seats  Leader Publications

Voters in the Rock Township Ambulance District will have plenty of options when it comes to choosing members of the Board of Directors in the April 5 election.

Co-authors say Sophie's story needed no embellishment  St. Louis Jewish Light

The story of the astounding "rags to riches" career of Sophie Tucker, born Sophie Kalish in Russia, and who at one time was forced to perform in blackface only ...

Celina Masonic Lodge presents Lamar Medal, Community Builder Award  Star Local Media

Sherry Huddleston was presented the Lamar Medal this year.

East strikes quickly to win U.S. Army All-American Bowl  United States Army

SAN ANTONIO (Army News *Service*, Jan. 7, 2013) -- Wide receiver James Quick caught the game-winning 34-yard touchdown pass and received the Pete ...

Kansas City area saw 201 homicides in 2016  Kansas City Star

Kansas City got off to a bad start in 2016 with eight killings in the first 10 days of the year. And that doesn't count a New Year's Day homicide recorded in ...

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