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RIP Judy Daniels Risch - Class of 1964

January 2, 2017 by Carol Wendelin Wilson (Register to contact)

Judy Daniels Risch passed away January 1, 2017 in Florida. Memorial service arrangement in St. Louis pending.

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Is Affton School District overlooking a racial insult?  St. Louis American

Does St. Louis take claims of racism seriously? Recall Blues Coach Craig Berube admitting to calling his black player an animal with “no racist intent?



Grad Salute: Affton High School Class of 2019  Call Newspapers

Congratulations to all the seniors! Find your senior from the full graduating class photo in the zoomed-in photos in our gallery above. The name of every ...



Deann Myers Named Affton High School Principal For 2019-20  Times Newspapers

The Affton School District Board of Education on Feb. 5 approved the hiring of Deann Myers as principal of Affton High School for the 2019-2020 school year.



Affton School District changes up start times  Call Newspapers

The Affton School District will have new start times for the 2019-2020 school year after the Affton Board of Education unanimously voted for the change last ...



Affton High School cancels classes due to power outage  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

AFFTON, Mo. - Affton High School canceled classes for students and faculty Monday morning following a power outage. According to Erica Chandler, ...



Affton School District announces new start times for 2019-2020  KMOV.com

The Affton School District will have new start times for the upcoming school year.



Top Missouri high schools ranked in new report  KSDK.com

St. Louis high schools dominated the list from U.S. News & World Report and one local school snagged the top spot.



Grad Salute: Affton High School Class of 2018  Call Newspapers

Congratulations to the Affton High School Class of 2018! Be sure to check out a picture of this year's Affton graduates in our Grad Salute in the Mail Call ...



University City vs. Affton | High School Football | stltoday.com  STLtoday.com

Affton's Tom Tran (21) runs the ball back off the opening kickoff during Week 4 of high-school football in Missouri and Illinois on Friday, September 14, 2018 at ...



Affton Community Band Concert | Calendar | timesnewspapers.com  Webster-Kirkwood Times, Inc.

Affton Community Band will hold a free indoor concert in the Affton High School Auditorium.



Affton Holiday Tournament: Priory 49, Hancock 33 | Boys Basketball  STLtoday.com

Priory's Charlie Ferrick guards Hancock's Rico Sutton during the championship game of the Affton Holiday Tournament on Friday, Dec. 28, 2018, at Affton High ...



Affton Days festival won't be held; parade will  Call Newspapers

Beginning in 1993, the Affton Community Days Parade and Festival has been sponsored by the Affton Chamber of Commerce and has taken place within Affton.



John Goodman explains why he loves to come back to St. Louis  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Explore St. Louis is posting a series of interviews with famous people from the Gateway to the West. Actor John Goodman is the latest person ...



Affton high school employee suspended after allegations of inappropriate conduct  fox2now.com

ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - An Affton high school employee is on leave while police and school officials investigate an allegation of inappropriate conduct with a ...



Grad Salute: Fox High School Class of 2019  Call Newspapers

Congratulations to all the seniors! Find your senior from the full graduating class photo in the zoomed-in photos in our gallery above. The name of every ...



Dual vigils at Affton High honor local heroes lost to gunfire  STLtoday.com

Esmond Ford, a 25-year-old alumnus of Affton High School and two-time Missouri wrestling champion, was shot and killed by a stranger when he opened his ...



Bayless, Affton set for first varsity showdown on the gridiron  STLtoday.com

Jacob Dean arrived at Bayless High with visions of goals, shin guards, sliding tackles and shoulder charges.



Man on trial in St. Louis County officer's murder was suicidal, had been 'obsessed with getting a gun'  STLtoday.com

People continue to bring food and flowers on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016, to the St. Louis County Affton Southwest Police Precinct where officer Blake Snyder was ...



Decades after dropping out, another chance at a high school diploma – through St. Louis libraries  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

'I (studied) on my lunch hour, came home and cooked dinner for my family and then shut the door and studied,' said Erin Fendler of south St. Louis County.



Super Service! | South County Times | timesnewspapers.com  Webster-Kirkwood Times, Inc.

Students and staff of the Affton School District on Friday, May 10, took part in its 3rd Annual #afftonstrong Community Day of *Service*. Each student and adult ...



Poetry Contest For St. Louis Area High School Students  Times Newspapers

Acclaimed poet and novelist Naomi Shihab Nye will judge the 2019 Beverly Hopkins Memorial Poetry Contest for high school students, sponsored by the St.



Town Hall Meetings Planned For Former Tower Tee Site  Times Newspapers

St. Louis County Council Member Lisa Clancy will hold a series of town hall meetings about planned development at the former Tower Tee site.



Several schools cancel classes after power outages  KSDK.com

ST. LOUIS — Several schools in the St. Louis area are without power Monday morning, forcing officials to cancel or delay class. Sunday night's severe weather ...



Bristol Parents Get Order Of Protection For Son  Times Newspapers

A Glendale parent has filed for – and been granted – an order of protection to help keep her son from getting attacked at school again, claiming the district has.



Bernie Sanders to run for president in 2020  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

WASHINGTON - Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders says he's running for president in 2020. The 77-year-old told Vermont Public Radio on Tuesday that he ...



Honoring Revolutionary War Veterans | South County Times  Webster-Kirkwood Times, Inc.

The Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) and the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) recently held a long overdue commemorative grave marking ...



Affton High School offers moment of silence to honor Officer Synder  KMOV.com

AFFTON, MO. The energy and excitement of Friday night football got off to a strong start. But it was the moment of silence that really got the crowd, no matter.



Closing arguments today in killing of St. Louis County police officer  STLtoday.com

Friday will be closing arguments in the murder trial of Trenton Forster, accused of killing St. Louis County Police Officer Blake Snyder in 2016. Here is coverage ...



District To Offer Free Full-Day Kindergarten For All Students  Times Newspapers

For a while, Lindbergh Schools has had the unfortunate distinction of being the only school district in the state that didn't offer free all-day kindergarten to all ...



Kirkwood Physician Competes In Ms. Missouri Senior Pageant  Webster-Kirkwood Times, Inc.

Marguerite Wuebker M.D. of Kirkwood is a contestant in the upcoming Ms. Missouri Senior Pageant to be held Sunday, July 14, at the Florissant Civic Center.



Regional High School Science Students Benefit from WIU Chemistry Outreach Programs  Western Illinois University News

MACOMB, IL – Outreach programs by the Western Illinois University Department of Chemistry are giving students in regional high schools the opportunity to ...



Markus Golden, the pride of Affton High School and Mizzou comes home  KSDK

In just his second year in the league, the Arizona Cardinals linebacker had 12 and a half sacks, third in the entire league.Markus hasn't forgotten his roots.



At Last! Much-Delayed I-44 Project Through Shrewsbury Winds Down  Webster-Kirkwood Times, Inc.

As morning commuters weave their way through seemingly endless construction on Interstate 44, a light has appeared at the end of the tunnel —er, bridge.



Summer Camp, Education & Program Guide  Times Newspapers

Emmanuel Preschool (314-961-2393) provides ages 2-5 with joyful learning through music, art, yoga, creative movement and cooking. Experienced, caring ...



Barbara Dressel | Obituaries | timesnewspapers.com  Webster-Kirkwood Times, Inc.

Dressel, Barbara. St. Louis lost a brave and gracious lady on Friday, March 22, 2019, when Barbara Dressel died at the age of 80 after a five-and-a-half-year ...



Police Locate One Of Four Runaway Boys, Still Looking For Others  Webster-Kirkwood Times, Inc.

One of four runaway boys from Webster Groves has been located, police said Friday morning, July 12.



Challengers Surface For 2020 State Election | South County Times  Webster-Kirkwood Times, Inc.

The 2020 election races may seem far off, but the first noisy presidential primary debates are fait accompli. Now there's plenty of noise being made about ...



April 2 Election Results | South County Times | timesnewspapers.com  Times Newspapers

St. Louis County Prop. 1 (Simple majority required). St. Louis County Charter amended to provide for the Office of the County Counselor to have three divisions ...



Nerinx Hall Wins District Championship On Penalty Kicks  Webster-Kirkwood Times, Inc.

As overtime approached during a five-minute break in the district championship, Nerinx Hall soccer standout Lyndsey Heckel laid on the turf in obvious pain.



Kirkwood Senior Wins State Championship  timesnewspapers.com

Kirkwood High School senior distance runner Christian Baker's year-long dream became a reality when he captured the Class 4 Missouri State High School ...



Optimistic Sanders tells roaring St. Louis crowd to watch for Michigan repeat  STLtoday.com

SOUTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY • Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders told a roaring crowd of supporters packed into a St. Louis-area high school ...



Doctors inject medicine into Affton High honors class  STLtoday.com

Dr. Jason Young, dressed in surgical scrubs, relaxed Thursday in an office next to the classroom where he was going to teach a medical class.



Rivers On The Rise | South County Times | timesnewspapers.com  Times Newspapers

The Meramec River was on March 25 is on the rise, threatening to again flood Tapawingo Golf Club in Sunset Hills. The river was expected to peak at 13-feet, ...



Two Medical Companies To Open In Fenton | South County Times  Times Newspapers

Fenton Board of Aldermen on Jan. 24 approved special use permits for two medical companies: St. Louis Spine and Joint Pain Specialist, LLC, to operate at 520 ...



Donation Made Completion Of North Kirkwood Middle School Pavilion Possible  Times Newspapers

Over the past few years, the North Kirkwood Middle School PTO was working toward fundraising to construct an outdoor pavilion on the campus of the school.



Gordon's huge effort leads Affton into championship game  STLtoday.com

AFFTON • Despite only scoring 36 points in their previous game, Jay Laue knew the Lift for Life Hawks posed a threat.



Lifetime Record  Webster-Kirkwood Times, Inc.

Even at 82 years of age, Pat Britt runs come rain, sun or snow. The only thing that will stop his three-day-a-week running schedule is the threat of lightning.



Electric Bikes  Webster-Kirkwood Times, Inc.

Electric bikes are revolutionizing cycling for older adults, and thanks to Bill and Carla Sauerwein, the bikes with added pedal power are now available in St.



What's Happening To Our Honey Bees?  Webster-Kirkwood Times, Inc.

Nicole Miller-Struttmann, a biologist at Webster University and one of the nation's top bee experts, said a recent survey pointing to a dramatic decline in winter ...



Proposed subdivision next to Affton cemetery raising concerns  KMOV.com

A planned development for a new subdivision in Affton is raising concerns for homeowners in the area.



City To Supply 9200 Households With Trash Carts  Webster-Kirkwood Times, Inc.

The Kirkwood City Council appears ready to take the last and largest step toward automating its trash collection operation: supplying trash carts to each of the ...



Blossom Gets “One More” As Statesmen Advance  Times Newspapers

The Webster Groves High School boys basketball players, particularly the seniors, were determined to keep coach Jay Blossom from putting down his whistle for ...



Cities Prepare For Eventual Arrival Of Cannabis Dispensaries  Webster-Kirkwood Times, Inc.

From Kirkwood to Crestwood, from Fenton to Webster Groves, city officials are trying to figure out their place in the fastest growing industry in the U.S. That ...



Board Sets 2019 Teacher Salary Schedules  Times Newspapers

The Webster Groves School Board at its March 11 meeting established 2019-20 salaries for its teachers, keeping the pay scale slightly above St. Louis County ...



2019 St. Louis Arts Awards  Times Newspapers

Chris Hansen with the Kranzberg Arts Foundation and Carrie Houk of the Tennessee Williams Festival were among the arts aficionados accepting awards at the ...



State Champs!  Times Newspapers

Paul Day, St. John Vianney High School's head football coach, was not concerned. Likewise for the players.



Prime Times Senior Expo | West End Word | timesnewspapers.com  Webster-Kirkwood Times, Inc.

Prime Times Senior Expo returns for its 10th year on Thursday, July 18, from 9 a.m. to noon. The resource fair for older adults features speakers and exhibits ...



Grant's Farm Opening Day Is May 3 | South County Times  Webster-Kirkwood Times, Inc.

With sunshine and warm weather on the horizon, Grant's Farm is preparing for its 65th opening day on Friday, May 3. This season brings many new animals and ...



Eric Schmitt Sworn In As Attorney General For State Of Missouri  Times Newspapers

After almost two years, Eric Schmitt's time as Missouri's treasurer has come to an end.



Performing Arts Center Underway In Kirkwood | Newsletters  Webster-Kirkwood Times, Inc.

Construction is now underway on the new Kirkwood Performing Arts Center, 210 E. Monroe Ave. The $25 million facility officially broke ground in November ...



Kirkwood's McCulloch To Lead Dogtown Parade  Times Newspapers

When it comes to being Irish, Robert P. McCulloch has a family seal and Gaelic name to reveal he's the real deal. He's the genuine Irish article and that may.



Webster Man Charged In May 3 Hammer Attack In Delmar Loop  Webster-Kirkwood Times, Inc.

Kenneth Canamore, 35, of the 800 block of Bell Avenue in Webster Groves, was recently charged with two felony counts of assault and two felony counts of ...



Gavel Passes To New Clayton Mayor Michelle Harris  Webster-Kirkwood Times, Inc.

Clayton Mayor Harold Sanger said his good-byes at the April 23 board of aldermen meeting, ushering in the tenure of former alderman Michelle Harris.



Affton's Burse overcomes difficult childhood, shines in classroom and on the field  STLtoday.com

AFFTON • Marcus Burse simply can't forget the past.



Fenton Resident Faces Escalating Taxes On Old St. Paul Church  Webster-Kirkwood Times, Inc.

When pipe organ restorer Marlin Mackley discovered the abandoned Old St. Paul Catholic Church in Fenton 32 years ago, he unearthed a slice of musical ...



Indictment Handed Down, County Executive Steve Stenger Resigns  Webster-Kirkwood Times, Inc.

On an Aug. 5, 2014 primary election night, upstart Steve Stenger beat St. Louis County Executive Charles Dooley. By besting his fellow Democrat, Stenger hit on ...



New zoning code in Sunset Hills set for hearings; it uses guidelines over standards  Call Newspapers

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com. The Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen will hold a public hearing on the city's new zoning ...



Stratford Inn Closed For Violations, Renovations | South County Times | timesnewspapers.com  timesnewspapers.com

Recent inspections of the Stratford Inn in Fenton have yielded multiple health, safety and occupancy violations that have rendered it uninhabitable.



Fond Memories Of The Steamer Admiral | South County Times  Times Newspapers

Near and dear to many a heart, the old S.S. Admiral will take center stage when local maritime historian Annie Blum speaks at the Sunset Hills Historical Society ...



The Exercise Coach: A Program Designed With The Client In Mind  Times Newspapers

From the moment clients enter The Exercise Coach, they recognize it is different from a typical gym. The Exercise Coach is a fitness studio that provides a ...



Suspicious death in Affton ruled a homicide  fox2now.com

AFFTON, Mo. – St. Louis County police have ruled that a suspicious death on Thursday is now a homicide. The last time 65-year-old Joan Furlong was seen ...



Webster Statesmen's Basketball Coach Blossom Retiring  Times Newspapers

For someone who never played high school hoops, Jay Blossom certainly turned into one of the best boys basketball coaches in Missouri and beyond.



Area Crime Reports – Published December 21, 2018  Times Newspapers

... • A resident of the 12900 block of Huntercreek Road reported a fraud Dec. 7. The victim was scammed out of $35,000 by an unknown suspect claiming to be ...



Rapping teacher ‘loses himself’ in Affton student sendoff  fox2now.com

https://youtu.be/u8jprny6W1Y AFFTON, MO (KTVI) - Move over Jay-Z some high schoolers have a new rap idol, they discovered right in their classroom. Teacher ...



Michael Castro, St. Louis' First Poet Laureate, Dies  Times Newspapers

A memorial *service* for St. Louis' first poet laureate, Michael Castro, will be held Sunday, Jan. 20, at Central Reform Congregation, 5020 Waterman Blvd. in St.



Film and TV star John Goodman comes back to St. Louis to visit KTRS  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

ST. LOUIS – Actor John Goodman is back in his hometown of St. Louis this week. Fox 2's Dan Gray caught up with him to talk about his new TV show and his ...



Intruder shot by off-duty St. Louis County officer after online argument about Black Lives Matter, family says  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Family says Tyler Gebhard suffered from mental disorder.



Pioneers Score Another Come-From-Behind Victory  Webster-Kirkwood Times, Inc.

Like the Pioneers have done all season, the youthful, resilient Kirkwood High School boys volleyball team found a way to beat Lindbergh High School.



B&Bs Put Out The Welcome Mat  Webster-Kirkwood Times, Inc.

The quaint community of Webster Groves features a unique group of four short-term rental establishments, often referred to as bed and breakfasts. The owners of ...



History Of The Mayors Of Webster Groves  Webster-Kirkwood Times, Inc.

A newspaper ad touts the accomplishments of the Citizens' Party over the upstart Independent Party during the 1911 mayoral election in Webster Groves.



Threat Against Webster City Hall Results In Charges  Times Newspapers

A week shy of the 11-year anniversary of the Kirkwood City Hall shootings that left six people dead, a Rock Hill man threatened a similar attack on Webster ...



26th Annual Purina Pet Parade | West End Word  Times Newspapers

This year's upcoming “world's largest costumed pet parade” for Mardi Gras in Soulard on Feb. 24 will have the best-ever marshal leading it: Barclay, ...



Neighbor charged in Affton woman's death  Call Newspapers

An Affton man was taken into custody in Kentucky charged with first-degree murder Thursday for allegedly killing an Affton woman last month. Danijel Colic, 23 ...



“Growing Hearts, Growing Minds” This Valentine's Day  Times Newspapers

A social entrepreneur who has developed a new fundraising site that combines volunteerism with donations is teaming up with a Kirkwood nonprofit to help ...



“Into The Third Dimension” | Features | timesnewspapers.com  Times Newspapers

Artists exhibiting at Fontbonne University hope to transport audiences beyond the dimensions of length and width. They are offering displays of their art that ...



Husband Admits Guilt In Murder Of Linda McLaughlin  Webster-Kirkwood Times, Inc.

Friends, neighbors and relatives of Linda McLaughlin hold a candlelight vigil in her Sunset Hills neighborhood after she went missing in June 2015. More than ...



Bosnian refugee realizes academic dream  STLtoday.com

When Adela Cajic recently graduated from Affton High School, her mother became emotional remembering the past.



Gerber Chapel Demolished; Regions Bank/Retail On The Way  Times Newspapers

A demolition crew last week leveled the old Gerber Chapel at 23 W. Lockwood Ave. in Old Webster. The funeral home had been vacant since 2016. Gerber ...



Miriam announces head for new high school | Education  STLtoday.com

Miriam Academy, for students with learning disabilities, will enroll an inaugural 9th grade class this fall.



A Woman's Guide To Cannabis | South County Times  Times Newspapers

Valentine's Day could bring some unusual delights on Feb. 14. According to Nikki Furrer, beaus may want to consider cannabis caramels or crazy cordials for ...



Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital Breaks Ground On Pediatric Center  Times Newspapers

SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital broke ground Nov. 14 on a new pediatric healthcare specialty services center in South St. Louis County.



Art fairs to beer fests: 35 fall festivals in the St. Louis area  STLtoday.com

You may not call it fall until you're walking around a festival with an ear of roasted corn in hand. • We're here to help you find that ear of.



Why aren't big-budget movies filmed in Missouri anymore? Money.  STLtoday.com

“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” is shaping up as the film to beat at this year's Academy Awards. The comedy-drama written and directed by Martin ...



Colonial Village Pharmacy Helps Patients Address Causes Of Diseases  Times Newspapers

Colonial Village Pharmacy helps customers take better care of their health and to not need more medications.



Affton students help one of their own | Metro St. Louis Education  SuburbanJournals

When a group of Rogers Middle School students were looking for a community *service* project in September, they didn't have to look far.



Friday night lights on Thursday as schools struggle to find referees  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Why the shortage? Some teams have added lights to avoid earlier games or day games, more out-of-state teams cross state lines to play and some poor ...



Missouri throws out results of two statewide high school exams  St. Louis Public Radio

The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education said Wednesday that two of the state's high school annual assessments, administered during.



New high school in west St. Louis County helps students with disabilities love learning  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

It's normal for Chris Holmes to tear up when he teaches at Miriam Academy. He does so because he sees his 23-year-old autistic son in the faces of his students.



Movies and TV shows set in Missouri aren't filmed here, but reboot of incentive program could change that  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

'I have seen the benefits of us being a film tax credits state,' Mike Kehoe, a Republican, told reporters on Thursday.



Man shot at Bayless High School gym during basketball game  KSDK.com

A man suffered a minor injury after he was shot in the lobby of the Bayless High School gymnasium during a basketball game Friday night. St. Louis County ...



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