Ballwin identifies future needs of trees

The value and functions of trees in suburban communities probably aren’t top-of-mind issues for many people. But a new street tree survey in the city of Ballwin spotlights that information and quantifies it in dollars and cents.

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Priory, Westminster Christian Academy looking forward seeing what happens in district boys golf tourney

Defending district golf champion Priory has to be ready to play or this postseason won’t be like last year’s run to the state tournament, Rebels coach Rick Suarez said. Class 3 District 3 play begins Tuesday (May 5)  at 9 a.m. at Aberdeen Golf Club in Eureka. The district teams are Duchesne, John Burroughs, Liberty, MICDS, O’Fallon Christian, Priory, St. Charles, St. Charles West, St. Dominic, Warrenton and Westminster Christian Academy. The top two teams and the 15 players plus ties who are not on those two teams advance to the sectional, which will be played May 11. “I hope ...

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Ballwin officials team up on swearing-in

The swearing in of the recently elected and re-elected members of the Ballwin Board of Aldermen featured a team of people who administered the oath of office to the six city officials at the board’s April 27 meeting.

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Weekend at Bernie’s

A funny thing happened on the way to Hillary Clinton’s mad dash toward the White House in 2016 – a Socialist entered the race.

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It’s that time again

Every other year, we, the taxpayers, really take a fiscal, appalling beating with our so called elected leaders. Geez, I hate to use that term.

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Lafayette, Marquette enter boys golf district tournament tested and ready to tee it up

Lafayette’s boys golf team enters Class 4 District 3 play about as hot as any team can be. District action begins at 9 a.m. Tuesday (May 5) at Wolf Hollow Golf Club in Washington. The district teams are CBC, De Smet, Eureka, Lafayette, Marquette, Parkway Central, Parkway North, Parkway South, Parkway West and Washington. The top two teams and the top 15 players plus ties not on those two teams will advance the sectional. That will be played May 11 at Forest Hills Country Club. At the sectional, the top two teams and the top 12 players plus ties not ...

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MICDS’ Smith becomes interim AD, Buha promoted to varsity football coach, AD Maurer leaves for MSHAA

Don Maurer, the longtime MICDS athletic director, is leaving the school and that’s created some shuffling. Head of School Lisa Lyle announced Monday (May 4) that Josh Smith has been named the school’s interim athletic director and that Matt Buha will become the new varsity coach. Maurer is joining the Missouri State High School Activities Association as an assistant executive director. “I am honored and excited to have this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to lead this program at  such a remarkable school,” said Buha. “I grew up watching my father coach football at the high school and collegiate level and this is ...

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Berkmeyer and partner advance to match play in first USGA Four-Ball Championship

Skip Berkmeyer and Brad Nurski qualified Sunday (May 3) for match play in the first U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship. Berkmeyer, of Town and Country, and his partner from St. Joseph, shot a two-day total of 137 in stroke play at the The Olympic Club (Lake Course) in San Francisco. The pair will compete at 1 p.m. CDT Monday against the duo of Jason Higton and Ryan Higton, of Fresno, Calif. The Higton brothers shot a 136. The inaugural U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship consists of 36 holes of stroke play on the Lake and Ocean Courses of The Olympic Club. The ...

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