Community News

Fundraising Site Set Up For Children Of Couple Killed In Murder-Suicide In Shrewsbury

A fundraising website has been set up for the children of the Daly family, whose mother was taken from them by their father in what authorities say was a murder-suicide in Shrewsbury Monday morning.

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Woman Shot By Estranged Husband In Shrewsbury Home Dies

A woman shot by her estranged husband before he shot and killed himself Monday morning at her relative's home in Shrewsbury has died.

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UPDATE: Man Critically Injures Estranged Wife, Kills Himself At A Relative's Shrewsbury Home

A man critically wounded his estranged wife before shooting and killing himself Monday morning at her relative's home in Shrewsbury, according to police.

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Recent Features From The Times & Word Newspapers

Today's School Counselors Tackle Much More Than Class Scheduling

Everything from scheduling classes to counseling suicidal teens is all in a day's work for a high school counselor.

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Time To Go Bald On Behalf Of Children Battling Cancer

Jacob Schmitz was 10 years old when he saw his father shave his head for the first time as part of the St. Baldrick's fundraiser for pediatric cancer research.

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Lawyers Fight For Employee Benefits

Hundreds of area baby boomers will soon be retiring, and along with this life stage come concerns over pensions, 401(k)s and other retirement benefits. Talk of regulation changes and privatizing Social Security and Medicare has done little to ease the anxiety.

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More Community News

St. Anthony's, Mercy Announce Partnership

Described as "not a typical sale transaction," on Feb. 20 it was announced that St. Anthony's Medical Center will become an affiliate of Mercy in St. Louis.

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Magic House

The proposal from The Magic House to expand its main building and parking lot has been sent back to the drawing board by the Kirkwood City Council.

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Design Of Kirkwood Rec Center/Theatre Proceeds

The Kirkwood City Council has stepped past the "point of no return" in its commitment to the $30 million project to renovate the community center and build a new standalone theatre facility.

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Community Spotlight

Loop Trolley Car Arrives From Iowa

The Loop Trolley Company celebrated a milestone on Feb. 16 with the arrival of its first refurbished trolley car, #001.

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Columnists

How To Get Luckier

When people stop sharing similar beliefs, it impacts all of us. For example, everyone used to believe that if they found a penny and picked it up, all day long they'd have good luck. It was a beautiful time. People were so lucky!

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Scanning The Bookshelves

I was checking my bookshelves the other day to see if I still had a copy of George Orwell's "1984."

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School Tax Hike Woes

We've been here before. Too many times. A school tax hike is once again on the ballot. This time in Kirkwood, but it could just as easily be Webster Groves, Affton or Lindbergh.

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Local Election Coverage

City of St. Louis March 7 Primary: Mayoral & Ward Races

Mayor Democrat Antonio French Lewis Reed Jeffrey L. Boyd Tishaura O. Jones Lyda Krewson William (Bill) Haas Jimmie Matthews

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St. Louis County April 4 Municipal Election

Clayton Ward 1 Richard Lintz*

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Times Sports

High School Scoreboard - Published February 24, 2017

Boys Basketball Webster Groves 71 - McCluer 62 Vianney 57 - Borgia 46 Kirkwood 81 - Fox 37 Lutheran South 55 - John Burroughs 54 Lindbergh 65 - Lafayette 46 Affton 67 - University City 64 Marquette 49 - Oakville 21 Mehlville 62 - Seckman 61 Girls Basketball Kirkwood 49 - Eureka 22 Incarnate Word 73 - Ursuline 23 Webster Groves 72 - McCluer 32 Parkway North 66 - Lindbergh 38 Mehlville 50 - Riverview Gardens 36 Oakville 54 - Rockwood Summit 52 Parkway West 40 - Affton 26 Wrestling MSHSAA Class 3 State (Team Scores): 1.

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Statesmen Beat Pattonville On Senior Night

Jay Blossom is back where he belongs. After being sidelined since having eye surgery on Jan. 13, Webster Groves High School's 18-year boys basketball coach was back in the game during his team's Senior Night on Friday, Feb. 17, at Roberts Gymnasium.

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Upcoming Games

Kirkwood Upcoming Boys Basketball - Feb. 24 vs. Webster Groves, 7 p.m., at HOME Class 5, District 6 - First Round: - Feb. 25 vs.

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