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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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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 ...

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, ...

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

CLAYTON • A man on trial for murder in the fatal shooting of St. Louis County police Officer Blake Snyder in 2016 was suicidal, angry, often high on drugs and ...

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 ...

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.

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.

New School Start Times Could Cost District $455000 More Per Year  Times Newspapers

As the Affton School Board begins the new year, the hottest topic remains the question of whether starting times at the district's four schools should be changed.

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 ...

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 ...

Affton High parents warned of inappropriate behavior by staffer

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

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.

North Tech High School closes because of power outage  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

ST. LOUIS- North Technical High School canceled classes Wednesday morning due to power outages overnight. Officials have not said when power will be ...

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 ...

School bus involved in 3 car accident on Gravois, no students injured

Emergency crews are responding to a 3 car accident that happened just after 2:30 p.m. near the intersection of Gravois and Mackenzie that involved a school ...

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 ...

Gunfire during basketball game inside Bayless High gym leaves one man with graze wound  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

ST. LOUIS COUNTY • A man was grazed by a bullet fired by one of three men who confronted him in the lobby of the Bayless High School gymnasium Friday ...

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. A developer plans to build a 38 new home subdivision ...

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.

Bomb threat cancels classes in Fox C-6 School District  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

ARNOLD, Mo. - A bomb threat at Fox High School forced students and staff to leave the building on Friday morning. Bommarito Automotive SkyFOX flew over the ...

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.

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.

Siegel sets school TD record as Affton routs St. Charles

AFFTON • The Affton High football team decided to save the drama as it hosted St. Charles on Friday.

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 ...

Waller comes up big to lead Mehlville to Affton Tournament crown

AFFTON • King Waller was on a mission Thursday afternoon.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Webster school restructures leadership team, breaks ground on new $4 million wing  St. Louis Business Journal

Webster Groves-based Miriam: The Learning Disability Experts school has named Sue Jackson as director of schools, a newly created position that will provide ...

Monday classes canceled for Normandy Middle School  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

NORMANDY, Mo. — Monday's classes for the Normandy 7th-8th Grade Center were canceled Sunday afternoon. According to the Director of Communications ...

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...

Monday summer classes canceled for Normandy High School

NORMANDY, Mo. - A power outage leads to canceled summer school classes Monday, June 25 at Normandy High School. The closure will affect students in ...

Heated classes offered at TruFusion STL  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

CLAYTON, Mo. - TruFusion STL is now offering 'heated classes' which reduces joint inflammation, aids in muscle recovery, reduces risk of injury, potential for ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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

“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 ...

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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, ...

'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.

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 ...

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.

JCRC's Student to Student program to expand to other cities | Local News  St. Louis Jewish Light

The Jewish Community Relations Council of St. Louis plans to expand its Student to Student program to other cities after receiving a $15000 grant.

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.

Markus is Golden for Arizona

Former Mizzou, Affton High star among NFL sack leaders.

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

Clayton completes demanding stretch by beating Principia for Affton title

AFFTON • The Clayton girls basketball team has officially run the gauntlet.

John Goodman spotted in St. Louis before bobblehead night at Busch

ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Hollywood actor and St. Louis native John Goodman will be honored tonight by his hometown baseball team. On July 6th, the St. Louis ...

Proposed lane reductions on Gravois getting mixed reaction

AFFTON ( – St. Louis County is testing the waters for lane reductions on Gravois Road in an effort to create a more "Main Street-like" feel through ...

Festival puts community into Affton Community Days

The theme for the 2012 Affton Community Days Festival and Parade might give some ideas to the organizing committee membership.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

GREEN PARK • A St. Louis County police officer answering a disturbance call here before dawn Thursday was shot to death by a teenager who was then ...

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

The school opened this year with an inaugural class of 15 freshmen.

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 ...

Miriam announces head for new high school

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

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.

'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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Greitens' appointees oust Missouri education commissioner  Call Newspapers

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter Pictured above: From left, State Board of Education members Mike Jones and Vic Lenz, Education ...

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.

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 ...

Troy falls just short while Hillsboro slams way to group title at Leadoff Classic

TROY, MO. • The Troy softball team ran out of time Saturday.

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 ...

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.

Merrill Rogers, Namesake of Rogers Middle School, Dies at 82

Affton-Shrewsbury, MO - Merrill J. Rogers devoted his life to education and serving students. Check the story for visitation and funeral mass plans for Nov. 26-27.

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.

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, ...

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

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

Cor Jesu's Franz heads into season with lofty goals

Karisa Franz is the first to admit she is most comfortable in the water.

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 ...

Robert G. Brunette Invitational

March 31, Affton. BOYS. Team scores: 1. Parkway North, 170.50 points; 2. University City, 108.50; 3. Affton, 85; 4. Cleveland, 76.50; 5. Fox, 64.50; 6. Normandy ...

Fortel's Pizza Den-Affton | Affton/ Concord | American, Italian, Pizza | Restaurants  Riverfront Times

Fortel's has changed considerably since Bob Fortel bought the Pizza Den in 1981 and rechristened it Fortel's Pizza Den. The original Affton location has been ...

Phil's Bar BQ | Affton/ Concord | Barbecue, Restaurants | Restaurants  Riverfront Times

The patron saint of the St. Louis stewing style (allowing the meat to simmer in the sauce as a finishing touch), Phil's has been packing them in for some 40 years ...

Fundraisers Held as Affton Mourns Teen | Affton, MO

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

Power outages cause school cancellations

ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- St. Louis Public Schools cancelled classes at several schools Thursday morning due to power outages overnight. Metro High School ...

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 ...

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 ...

Boil order cancels classes at several O’Fallon, IL schools

O'FALLON, IL - Some school closings to report Monday due to a water main break in O'Fallon, Illinois. O'Fallon Township High School District 203 has canceled ...

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.

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 ...

Valley Park School District closed due to power outage

(KTVI)- The Valley Park School District has cancelled school Tuesday morning due to a power outage. According to Ameren, power may not be restored before ...

Affton Days rolls on

Janice Willey was very popular Saturday afternoon in the St. George Catholic Church parking lot.

Best Bets: Taylor Swift, 'Love Never Dies,' Beck, Schlafly Hop in the City, Great Forest Park Balloon Race

When 8 p.m. Friday • Where J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts at Lindenwood University, 2300 West Clay Street, St. Charles • How much$29.50-$59.50 • More ...

Student named National Merit finalist

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

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.

TRIVIA: Where did you go to high school edition

Having grown up in the Metro East, I never quite got the St. Louis question: "Where did you go to high school?"

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.

High school students go for honors in musical theater

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

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.

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 ...

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