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Teen Charged in Oakville Church Burglaries Remorseful; Seeks Forgiveness

The teen who was charged in the burglaries of four South County churches, including two in Oakville, asked for forgiveness for the crime that was committed according to an article in the St. Louis Review.

Zachary T. Witte, 17, of the 700 block of Ivygate Drive was charged with two counts of second-degree burglary, one count of […]

Teen charged in burglary of St. Margaret Mary Alacoque Church in Oakville

Multiple media outlets are reporting that a 17-year-old has been charged in connection to the recent burglary at St. Margaret Mary Alacoque church in Oakville.

In addition to the burglary at St. Margaret Mary, the reports indicate that the suspect has been charged with three other church burglaries in the area.

Zachary T. Witte, 17, of the […]

Thieves burglarize same home twice in Oakville

Multiple TV stations are reporting that an Oakville home has been the victim of a burglary twice in the same month. The home, located in the 5600 block of Heintz Rd., is not far from Oakville High School. A photo has been released showing a “person of interest”.  The image was was captured by surveillance […]

Developer seeks zoning change west of Hawkins Fuchs Road

The St. Louis County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing at 7:00 P.M. on Monday, December 14, 2015, in the County Council Chambers to discuss a request for a change of zoning from NU Non-Urban District to R-4 7,500 square foot Residence District for a 8.6 acre tract of land located in South County.  The parcel is […]

Prop R passes by wide margin

Proposition R, the widely debated property tax increase for residents of the Mehlville School District passed by a resounding 72.5 percent.

According to complete but unofficial returns, the Mehlville issue won with 17,905 for to 6,783 against.

You can read more about the passage of Prop R here:

http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/mehlville-tax-approved-by-strong-majority-kirkwood-issue-fails/article_98e58863-1762-5d98-92d9-41a567030589.html

http://www.kmov.com/story/30430111/mehlville-school-tax-levy-passes-kirkwoods-fails

http://www.callnewspapers.com/Articles-Impact-News-i-2015-11-04-280353.112112-BREAKING-NEWS-Mehlville-voters-overwhelmingly-approve-49cent-taxrate-increase.html

Time to Vote on Proposition R – A Side By Side Comparison to Help You Decide

The Proposition R debate has been heated and has divided the Mehlville/Oakville community.  Before you head to the polls, we have put together a side by side comparison of the argument from each side of the issue for you to use in making your decision.

Editors note:  We requested a statement and clarification of certain details from […]

District Receiving Calls From Confused Voters

The Mehlville School District has received several calls from people who are confused by the way St. Louis County taxes residential property.  To clarify, they sent an e-mail explaining how the process works.

The e-mail states:

Dear Mehlville and Oakville Community Residents:

As the November 3rd vote on Proposition R approaches, the Communications Department at the Mehlville School […]

STL County Planning Commission to consider Single Family Residences at Yeager and Milburn

St. Louis County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing at 7:00 P.M. on Monday October 19, 2015 in the County Council Chambers to consider a request for a change of zoning in Oakville.

The request seeks a change from R-2 15,000 square foot Residence District to R-3 10,000 square foot Residence District for a 13.40 acre tract of […]

Rep. Marsha Haefner Recognized for Her Efforts to Help Missouri Children

Haefner receives 2014 State Advocate of the Year Award from St. Louis Children’s Hospital

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – State Rep. Marsha Haefner was recognized for her ongoing efforts to help young people in Missouri. Haefner received the 2014 State Advocate of the Year Award from St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

Established in 1994, the award recognizes state leaders […]

More than 150 cats found in Oakville home

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch is reporting that over 150 cats have been rescued from a home in Oakville.

According to the story:
Rescue workers brought in 138 cats, and at least 20 more remained in the house, hiding in the walls, cabinets, and ductwork, said Jeane Jae of the Humane Society. Workers set traps for them and […]