Manchester formalizes home composting efforts

A resolution unanimously passed by the Manchester Board of Aldermen accepting a 2019 Waste Reduction Grant from the Saint Louis County Department of Public Health. The city was approved for $16,697.50 that will go toward the promotion of backyard composting.

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St. Joseph’s Woodman and Choate repeat as Class 2 state doubles champions in tennis

It was deja vu all over again for senior Lexie Woodman, sophomore Ellie Choate and senior Shannon Sims for the St. Joseph’s Academy Angels. The pair of Woodman and Choate again played another duo of Angels, Sims and newcomer sophomore Morgan McKinnis for the Class 2 state doubles championship at the Cooper Tennis Complex in Springfield. Here are all five of the St. Joseph’s Academy girls who medaled in state tennis individual competition. From left, Abby Gaines, Shannon Sims, Ellie Choate, Morgan McKinnis, and Lexie Woodman. Woodman and Choate defeated McKinnis and Sims for the doubles championship. Gaines finished third ...

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St. Joseph’s Academy wins 16th state team tennis championship

Chuck Berry had a hit song with “Sweet Little Sixteen” and the St. Joseph’s Angels just might adopt it as their new theme song. The Angels captured their first Class 2 girls team tennis state championship since 2012. St. Joseph’s blew away both opponents in the Final Four at the Cooper Tennis Complex in Springfield. The St. Joseph’s Academy girls tennis team won its 16th state championship. The Angels swept all their postseason matches by identical 5-0 scores. In the semifinals, St. Joseph’s defeated Parkway Central 5-0. Not to be outdone, the Angels repeated that showing with a 5-0 win ...

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