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Oakville Jr. Tiger Basketball Tryouts Oct 19 – 20

The Oakville Jr. Tiger Basketball program is having tryouts in October for 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade boys and girls.

All tryouts will be held at Oakville High School.

Details for each tryout are listed below:

Monday, October 19, 2015
6-7:30p – 5th and 6th grade Girls – Gym A
7:30-9p 5th and 7th Grade Boys – Gym A

Tuesday, […]

Several jobs available with the Mehlville School District

Looking for work?  You might not have to go far.

The Mehlville School district has openings for positions in the district, including several positions in school cafeterias.

The shifts are three hours and a “perfect part time opportunity for parents with school-age children”.

If  interested, click HERE to apply.

In addition to cafeteria positions the district is seeking:

Assistant Girls Basketball […]

Opponents of Mehlville Schools Tax Increase Launch Website

Opponents of Proposition R have launched a new website.

The website,, states that prop R would guarantee a continuation of the failed practices of the past and that there are better solutions.

A group called Secure Mehlville Oakville Future organized the website and according to their homepage consist of “neighbors who are very concerned about the state of […]

State of Mehlville Schools presentation paints dim picture of district

A few hundred residents attended last nights presentation by Mehlville School Superintendent Dr. Chris Gains where he outlined the current state of the district.

The theme of the presentation; how round after round of budget cuts in the past decade were affecting the children in the district.

In November the district will ask voters for a property tax […]

Oakville property on agenda for St. Louis County Planning Commission September 21 Public Hearing

One Oakville property is on the agenda for the St. Louis County Planning Commission meeting scheduled for September 21.   The property is located at 4511 Telegraph (the Southwest corner of Telegraph Road and Rolens Drive).

According to the documents provided by the planning commission, developers are requesting a change of zoning from R-3 10,000 square foot Residence District to […]

Oakville Rep Marsha Haefner Withdrawls from Senate Race

Oakville House Representative Marsha Haefner has withdrawn from her Missouri Senate campaign against incumbent Scott Sifton.

“After prayerful consideration and discussions with family, friends and supporters, I have decided that I can most effectively advocate for our community by continuing to serve in the Missouri House of Representatives” Haefner said in a statement released today.   “I […]

Charges Dropped Against Parent Accused of Taking Money From Oakville HS Soccer Booster Club

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch is reporting that the St. Louis County prosecuting attorney has dropped charges against Kevin S. Tate in connection with allegations that he took money from the Oakville High School soccer teams booster club account.  The article states:
The St. Louis County prosecuting attorney has dropped charges against a parent accused of taking […]

Mehlville Superintendant Gains sends letter to community

Dr. Chris Gains, Superintendent of the Mehlville School District, sent out an email this afternoon to the communities of Mehlville and Oakville.

A copy of the email can be seen below:

Dear Mehlville and Oakville Communities:

Last night the Mehlville R-9 School District Board of Education voted to place Proposition R on the ballot this November. Prop R […]

Take Our Mehlville School District Tax Levy Survey

Monday evening the Mehlville Board of Education passed a resolution to place a 49-cent tax levy on the November ballot by a 5-1 margin.

This decision was partly based on a survey conducted by Opinion Research Specialists last December by 375 frequent voters.

We thought we would create the same survey but instead of just 375 frequent voters, […]

Mehlville School Board Votes 5-1 To Put 49-cent Tax Increase on November Ballot

A little over 100 Mehlville/Oakville residents showed up at the Mehlville High School Library Monday evening to hear comments and gather information regarding the placement of a tax increase on the upcoming November elections.

In the end, the board voted 5-1 to put a 49-cent increase on the November ballot.

Board Member Jamey Murphy did not attend […]