From slow lane to scholarship, Marquette’s Basler swims her way to Drury University

It’s not how your start but how you finish. Just ask Marquette’s Lexi Basler. Basler signed to swim in college at Drury University. However, when she began swimming for the Mustangs, there was little thought of getting an athletic scholarship. “Lexi’s older sister Karli also swam for me, and was somewhat of a phenomenon in the world of swimming,” Marquette coach Joe Schoedel said. “She went from my slowest lane her freshman year, and barely making the team, to scoring at state by her junior year. I was hoping that Lexi would follow in Karli’s footsteps.” And she did. “Lexi was ...

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Public informational meeting to be held at Babler Park June 30

A public informational meeting will be held at Dr. Edmund A. Babler Memorial State Park from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on June 30, at the park’s visitor center. The public is invited to share comments or concerns about the park, and staff members will also be onsite to provide information and answer visitor questions.

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Ballwin considers building code updates

City of Ballwin

The city of Ballwin could face a downgrading in its classification by the International Organization for Standardization [ISO] if it doesn’t update its residential and commercial/industrial property codes by Dec. 8.

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Eckelkamp outduels Glennon to win the Missouri Golf Association women’s Mid-Amateur

The top two women from 2017 battled it out for the championship of the recent Missouri Golf Association  women’s Mid-Amateur and it took a playoff before Kayla Eckelkamp won the tournament. Eckelkamp,the 2017 MGA Player of the Year, defeated the 2017 Mid-Amateur champion Kathy Glennon in the tourney played at Glen Echo Country Club. Glennon, of St. Albans, was the 2017 MGA Senior Player of the Year. Eckelkamp, a Maryville University graduate, and Glennon needed a one-hole playoff. Eckelkamp is a Washington native and is a member at the Franklin County Country Club. Glennon belongs to the Country Club at ...

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Ballwin submits 5-year map plan

City of Ballwin

The city of Ballwin has submitted its five-year map plan outlining areas that could be involved in annexation moves if there is interest by all the parties involved in such a change.

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