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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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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, ...

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.

Celebrating Affton High | South County Times |  Times Newspapers

Affton High School may be one of the most underestimated public high schools in the region. There's a Hollywood connection: John Goodman is among its ...

Affton School District announces new start times for 2019-2020

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

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 ...

Affton Education Foundation To Hold Mega-Reunion Gala  Times Newspapers

What Makes Affton Special?” Guests will find out on Saturday, March 9, when the Affton Education Foundation (AEF) presents a fun and festive event for the ...

University City vs. Affton | High School Football |

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 ...

Cougars Host Holiday Tournament Dec. 26-28 | South County Times  Times Newspapers

Despite a 2-4 start, Affton High School Coach Jay Laue envisions a brighter new year for his boys basketball squad.

Priory shuts down Hancock to win Affton tournament title

AFFTON • The Hancock boys basketball team entered Friday's championship game of the Affton Holiday Tournament averaging 69.75 points per game.

Affton Boys Basketball: Cougars Host Holiday Tournament Dec. 26-28  Times Newspapers

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

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 Education Foundation Marks 15 Years With “Mega-Reunion Gala”  Times Newspapers

The Affton Education Foundation 15th Anniversary Mega-Reunion Gala will be a night to remember on Saturday, March 9, at Affton High School.

Bayless, Affton set for first varsity showdown on the gridiron

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'

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 ...

All schools in south county closing early ahead of storm  Call Newspapers

School closings have been announced in advance of a pending predicted snowstorm expected to start falling around noon Friday. Lindbergh Schools and the ...

Dual vigils at Affton High honor local heroes lost to gunfire

The community of Affton mourned two young men — both beloved, both killed by gunfire — on the same high school football field Thursday night in back-to-back ...

Several schools cancel classes after power outages

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 ...

Scholar Athlete spotlight: Affton's Walker leaves a legacy with overall excellence

AFFTON • Madison Walker didn't have any exciting or thrilling stories to tell her classmates upon returning from spring break 13 months ago.

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

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 ...

Affton high school employee suspended after allegations of inappropriate conduct

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 ...

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.

Fourth-quarter flurry lifts DuBourg past Valley Park

CREVE COEUR • This is what Ladon Champagnie was talking about when the losses piled up. This was the goal when the DuBourg boys basketball team was ...

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.

Affton High parents warned of inappropriate behavior by staffer

Letters were sent last week following a report regarding Affton High School.

Trenton Forster was obsessed with getting guns, ammunition before St. Louis County police officer was killed, witnesses say

UPDATED at 6 p.m. with testimony Tuesday. • Read about the first day of the trial here. CLAYTON • In the weeks leading up to the killing of St. Louis County ...

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 ...

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

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.

Proposed subdivision next to Affton cemetery raising concerns

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

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

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

Affton boys volleyball wins district championship, goes to Final Four  Call Newspapers

The Affton High School boys volleyball team, pictured above, poses with their district championship trophy. The Affton High School boys volleyball team made it ...

Doctors inject medicine into Affton High honors class

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.

'Police Explorer' Recruiter Eric Parks Targeted Underage Boy for Sex, Cops Say  Riverfront Times

A volunteer recruiter for a St. Louis County program designed to give young people a look at careers in law enforcement sent a fifteen-year-old pictures...

Work on Gravois underway in city; county looking at what to do with its portion of road

Bike lanes coming between Christy and Chippewa, and from Grand to Russell.

Bernie Sanders launches second presidential campaign  KPLR 11 St. Louis

After months of deliberation, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders announced Tuesday that he is running for president again in 2020. It will be Sanders' second ...

Countdown to 2018 IUFB Kickoff: 52 Days (DaVondre Love)  Hoosier Huddle

Written By T.J. Inman (@TJHoosierHuddle) Countdown to Kickoff: #52 – DaVondre Love Height: 6'7” Weight: 295 pounds Hometown: St. Louis, MO (Affton High ...

After Thieves Stole Guitar Man's Guitar, His Fans Stepped Up in a Big Way  Riverfront Times

The Guitar Man of south St. Louis had his set cut short on Monday by thieves. Roger Ulrich, 57, has played nearly every day for...

Gordon's huge effort leads Affton into championship game

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

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 ...

Golden returns to Affton for number retirement

The former Mizzou football player and NFL draft pick returned to his high school alma mater as his number was retired in front of students and Affton community ...

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 ...

Johnson's late shot lifts DuBourg over Affton

Area banks reopened Tuesday after a holiday break. And the bank certainly was open for DuBourg senior basketball player Julian Johnson. Johnson banked in ...

Dolan-Fischer Wed

Bridget Maureen Dolan and Matthew Thomas Fischer were married the afternoon of Nov. 3, 2018, by the Rev. John Brennell at Seven Holy Founders Catholic ...

Waller comes up big to lead Mehlville to Affton Tournament crown

AFFTON • King Waller was on a mission Thursday afternoon.

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 ...

Affton: Amber Jo Sinamon

Academic rank: 22 of 206. Sports: Softball. Academic bio: National Honors Society ... National French Honors Society ... Scholar-Athlete. Athletic bio: All-regional ...

Suspicious death in Affton ruled a homicide

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 ...

Actor John Goodman joins fight to stop 'right to work' law in Missouri

The actor is featured in a 30-second radio ad that says the measure, if approved by voters on Aug. 7, will hurt the middle class.

Lutheran North football team issues the 'Buckle Up Phone Down' challenge

Head Coach Carl Reed and the Lutheran North Crusaders have taken on MoDOT's “Buckle Up Phone Down” pledge. They are challenging Hazelwood Central, ...

Drake Westcott, junior, infielder, Edwardsville

The power-hitting left-handed batter and Louisville commit led the Tigers in home runs (seven), RBI (34) and batting average (.510). The returning All-Metro ...

Matter on Mizzou: Odom scores big in St. Louis  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Jack Buford's commitment could be the spark Mizzou needs to jumpstart local recruiting.

Class 4 District 3 championship: MICDS 25, Hazelwood East 14 | Hazelwood East

MICDS' Graham Bundy Jr. (5) runs the ball in for a score during a Class 4 playoff game at SLUH on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at SLUH in St. Louis, Mo.

Illinois Class 7A quarterfinal:Mount Carmel 29, East St. Louis 19

East St. Louis running back Treven Swingler (10) breaks a tackle against Mt.Carmel's Daniel Morales (21) in a 7A quarterfinal state playoff game at Gatley ...

'You Shot Me, Bro'  Riverfront Times

On July 7, 2016, two days before his death, Tyler Gebhard opened up his Facebook account and typed a message to Julie Boyd. "Happy birthday!!!" he wrote.

Notebook: Mehlville finds the fun in winning; Webster's Gordon suspended

MEHLVILLE • Jaylan Valentine shook his head as he racked his brain.

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

JEFFERSON CITY • Missouri hasn't offered perks for film studios in several years — and producers have taken note, shooting scenes set in Missouri in other, ...

Curator Darryl Chatman urges this year’s STARS graduates to continue their scientific pursuits  UMSL Daily

Darryl Chatman, vice chair of the University of Missouri System Board of Curators, came armed with some words of encouragement when he took the stage ...

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.

Rapping teacher ‘loses himself’ in Affton student sendoff AFFTON, MO (KTVI) - Move over Jay-Z some high schoolers have a new rap idol, they discovered right in their classroom. Teacher ...

Markus is Golden for Arizona

Former Mizzou, Affton High star among NFL sack leaders.

Man shot at Bayless High School gym during basketball game

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 ...

Planning panel to conduct hearing on development at Tower Tee site  Call Newspapers

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter Developers are looking to build a subdivision of nearly 160 houses on 27.8 acres currently ...

Legends of Winter Classic championship: Cardinal Ritter 58, Soldan 55

Luther Burden of Cardinal Ritter goes up for a shot against Elijah Bishop of Soldan in the Legends of Winter Classic championship on Sunday, December 30, ...

Miriam announces head for new high school

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

Affton students help one of their own  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.

St. Louis gets a shiny, new river at the Gateway Arch

Maplewood artist Margaret Keller installed Riverbend, a silvery representation of the Missouri River, on the ground in front of the new Arch entrance. It will be ...

Berns displays basketball prowess to help Priory down University City

Priory senior Charlie Berns was named as the Post-Dispatch All-Metro boys soccer player of the year earlier this month after helping the Rebels to the Class 2 ...

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.

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. |

Read the latest St. Louis high school sports, high school athlete stats, high school schedules, recruiting news, photos and video from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch ...

St. Louis County police officer killed in South County; teen faces murder charge

Officer Blake Snyder, 33, had been with the department for four years and was described as a "tremendous officer."

Life Story: Andrew David Wick, 75, of Wildwood  Leader Publications

His family often urged Andrew Wick to take time for himself.

Miller Career tops Gateway STEM for PHL title

As Gateway STEM defensive back C.J. Perkins laid unmoving on the turf, fans unaware of the situation behind the Miller Career Academy sideline were still ...

Off-duty St. Louis County officer's killing of intruder ruled justified  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

ST. LOUIS COUNTY • County Prosecutor Robert P. McCulloch's office has concluded that an off-duty St. Louis County police officer acted in self-defense last ...

Edwardsville, Triad take aim on advancing past dual sectionals

The Edwardsville High wrestling team has won eight consecutive Southwestern Conference championships and eight successive Class 3A regional titles.

BREAKING: Tower Tee subdivision proposal postponed  Call Newspapers

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter The housing developer seeking to redevelop the Tower Tee golf course and driving range in Affton ...

Four dead in Affton home after domestic argument, police say

AFFTON • Police said the deaths of four people in an Affton house appear to have stemmed from a domestic argument and they are not looking for a suspect.

Hillsboro: Tyler Isaacson

Academic rank • 5 of 256. Sports • Baseball, basketball, football. Academic bio • Academic all-state; Show Me Games scholar athlete; Missouri Boys State ...

5 Movies With Locations in St. Louis

(KTVI) When it comes to the pantheon of Hollywood movies, you won't find many with film locations in St. Louis. Directors and producers would rather film their ...

Gates wins battle of scorers, helps John Burroughs back to Class 2 title game

FENTON • A recent change in the way coach Alan Trzecki has used sophomore forward John Gates has been extremely beneficial for the John Burroughs boys ...

ADL fights anti-Semitism as incidents increase | Ohr Chadash  St. Louis Jewish Light

After the systematic extermination of six million Jews during World War II, people around the world promised never to forget the horrors that ensued during the ...

Ritenour: Mann McGruder

Academic rank • 40 of 440. Sports • Football, track. Academic bio • Honor roll, four years. Athletic bio • Football: 2016 second-team all-conference and ...

Karlie Kloss Just Schooled Vanity Fair on Imo's Awesomeness  Riverfront Times

It was supermodel Kate Moss who famously proclaimed that "nothing tastes as good as skinny feels." But her St. Louis-born successor, Karlie Kloss, has a far ...

'South County Cindy' captivates gawkers despite fight with mental illness

ST. LOUIS COUNTY • The scantily clad woman on South Lindbergh rested two suitcases and a heavy brown coat on a bus stop bench. Hands free in the heat of ...

Fundraisers Held as Affton Mourns Teen

Affton-Shrewsbury, MO - Imo's Pizza on Reavis Barracks Road will raise money for the family of Rachel Bequette.

Cards 32nd Round Pick: Affton’s Anthony Herron Jr.

(KTVI) - The Cardinals selected Affton High School pitcher Anthony Herron Junior in the 32nd round of the MLB Draft. FOX 2's Charlie Marlow has the story.

Miriam announces site for new high school for students with disabilities

The Miriam Academy will use space at Parkway United Church of Christ in Des Peres until a permanent site is found.

Catapult Competition: Common Circles to develop mobile app  St. Louis Business Journal

Marla Felton entered this year's Catapult Competition with an idea she believed could change the world — an interactive art experience to help improve ...

McCulloch will not seek death penalty against Officer Snyder's alleged killer  Call Newspapers

Pictured above: Officer Blake Snyder, middle, with his wife, Elizabeth, and son Malachi. Trenton Forster. County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch ...

High school students go for honors in musical theater

The Jimmy Awards, a national program, make their St. Louis debut.

Celebrities you didn't know were from St. Louis  Student Life

A walk along the Delmar Loop will provide you with a whole who's who of famous St. Louisans: Scott Joplin, Chuck Berry, T. S. Eliot—the list goes on. But there.

Student named National Merit finalist

Affton High School senior Anjuli Farha was named a finalist in the 58th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.

CBC: Luke Carey

Academic rank • 3 of 225. Sports • Football, water polo. Academic bio • Student of the semester; academic all-state football; Bright Flight Scholar; Mu Alpha Theta ...

10 Questions with Derek Blasberg

Fashion writer extraordinaire and international fashion party goer Derek Blasberg is one of the most enviable non-household names working in the industry.

Walker's four scores send No. 10 Clayton by Affton

AFFTON • Friday nights are OK, but Tyler Walker got quite a kick out the Monday night version.

Local News: Jackson hires Harrell for high school principal (3/25/16)  Southeast Missourian

When Jackson High School's new principal begins his position July 1, it will be a lot like a homecoming celebration. “That's where I'm from,” said Seth Harrell, ...

Chaminade: Alex Stewart

Academic rank • 8 of 127. Sports • Hockey, baseball. Academic bio • Scholarship for having GPA in top 5 of class (2017); National Honor Society; first honors; ...

Cardinals to host 'John Goodman Night at Busch Stadium'

The Cardinals have announced they will host a celebrity theme night this season featuring John Goodman.

McCaskill embarks on statewide college affordability tour  St. Louis Public Radio

U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., speaks at a roundtable Monday at Metro High School in St. Louis. She was joined by St. Louis Public Schools Superintendent ...

Moberly young football players attend NFLs Markus Golden camp  Moberly Monitor Index

A group of Moberly young athletes who will enter the seventh grade this fall returned home last Saturday from attending the second annual Markus Golden ...

Spaulding, Crossroads use dynamite speed to get by host Affton

AFFTON • The Crossroads College Prep boys basketball team went into shark mode on their way to a 67-55 win in the Affton Holiday Tournament championship ...

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