Sophia Rivera had longest high school javelin throw in nation Tues. at Brentwood Invitational, 175-10, 5th longest ever by high school girl.
  • Improved Soccer Team Wins 5 of First 6

    Improved Soccer Team Wins 5 of First 6

    New faces help make Eagles team to beat in conference   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Brentwood is back. After finishing last season with a 4-15 record, the Brentwood High School girls soccer team is now 5-1. After going 1-7 in the South Central AA Conference in 2014, dead last in the standings, the Eagles yesterday...

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  • Magdalen Students Hit Homers for Health

    Magdalen Students Hit Homers for Health

    A dozen will compete in St. Louis-wide derby on May 15   Twelve students at Saint Mary Magdalen Catholic School have qualified to compete in the Homers for Health Home Run Derby Championships at Forest Park on May 15. The event, to be hosted by St. Louis Cardinal Matt Holliday, is a fundraiser for the Cardinal Glennon Children’s Foundation. The […]

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  • Thornton Sworn In as Brentwood’s Mayor

    Thornton Sworn In as Brentwood’s Mayor

    Dignam, Lochmoeller, Slusser, Plufka also take oaths   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Brentwood’s newly elected mayor, municipal judge and three aldermen were sworn in last night in a special meeting of the board of aldermen before a near-capacity crowd at City Hall. In his last act as mayor, a position he has held for 14 […]

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  • Kelly Bows Out at Final Board Meeting

    Kelly Bows Out at Final Board Meeting

    Mayor, aldermen, judge honored night before new electees take seats   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net His voice cracking with emotion, Pat Kelly last night thanked Brentwood for allowing him to be its mayor for the past 14 years and an alderman for eight years before that. He was speaking at his final regular board meeting […]

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  • Rivera Wins Shot, Javelin at Kansas Relays

    Rivera Wins Shot, Javelin at Kansas Relays

    Both throws break her own school records By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Brentwood High School junior Sophia Rivera took multitasking to a new level on Friday at the Kansas Relays track and field meet at the University of Kansas in Lawrence. Faced with the challenge of competing in two events simultaneously — both the shot put […]

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  • Crime Report: Tax Fraud Reported

    Crime Report: Tax Fraud Reported

    The Brentwood Police Department reported that the following took place from Jan. 5 to April 19, 2015: Wednesday, April 15 A man, 30 was arrested for shoplifting DVDs from a business in the Brentwood Promenade. The police department received 16 reports of the fraudulent filing of income tax reports. Saturday, April 11 A man, 22, was arrested for stealing multiple...

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  • Mount Calvary Preschool Turns Fab 40

    Mount Calvary Preschool Turns Fab 40

    Birthday party included fun run, cupcakes, kites, bubbles By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net The Mount Calvary Center for Early Childhood Education celebrated its 40th year in Brentwood on Saturday with a fun run and a birthday party for the entire community. Dubbed the 40 and Fabulous Festival, it was held on the Mount Calvary Lutheran Church […]

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  • Dimmitt: Why I’ll Vote for Chris Thornton

    Dimmitt: Why I’ll Vote for Chris Thornton

    The Brentwood Spirit recently asked each of the three candidates in the Brentwood mayoral race to have one of their supporters write a short essay, up to 300 words, on why he or she backs that candidate. Following is the essay we received from David Dimmitt, who will vote for Chris Thornton on April 7. Dimmitt has lived in Brentwood...

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  • Improved Soccer Team Wins 5 of First 6

    Improved Soccer Team Wins 5 of First 6

    New faces help make Eagles team to beat in conference   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Brentwood is back. After finishing last season with a 4-15 record, the Brentwood High School girls soccer team is now 5-1. After going 1-7 in the South Central AA Conference in 2014, dead last in the standings, the Eagles yesterday...

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  • Magdalen Students Hit Homers for Health

    Magdalen Students Hit Homers for Health

    A dozen will compete in St. Louis-wide derby on May 15   Twelve students at Saint Mary Magdalen Catholic School have qualified to compete in the Homers for Health Home Run Derby Championships at Forest Park on May 15. The event, to be hosted by St. Louis Cardinal Matt Holliday, is a fundraiser for the Cardinal Glennon Children’s Foundation. The […]

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  • Thornton Sworn In as Brentwood’s Mayor

    Thornton Sworn In as Brentwood’s Mayor

    Dignam, Lochmoeller, Slusser, Plufka also take oaths   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Brentwood’s newly elected mayor, municipal judge and three aldermen were sworn in last night in a special meeting of the board of aldermen before a near-capacity crowd at City Hall. In his last act as mayor, a position he has held for 14 […]

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  • Kelly Bows Out at Final Board Meeting

    Kelly Bows Out at Final Board Meeting

    Mayor, aldermen, judge honored night before new electees take seats   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net His voice cracking with emotion, Pat Kelly last night thanked Brentwood for allowing him to be its mayor for the past 14 years and an alderman for eight years before that. He was speaking at his final regular board meeting […]

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  • Rivera Wins Shot, Javelin at Kansas Relays

    Rivera Wins Shot, Javelin at Kansas Relays

    Both throws break her own school records By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Brentwood High School junior Sophia Rivera took multitasking to a new level on Friday at the Kansas Relays track and field meet at the University of Kansas in Lawrence. Faced with the challenge of competing in two events simultaneously — both the shot put […]

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  • Crime Report: Tax Fraud Reported

    Crime Report: Tax Fraud Reported

    The Brentwood Police Department reported that the following took place from Jan. 5 to April 19, 2015: Wednesday, April 15 A man, 30 was arrested for shoplifting DVDs from a business in the Brentwood Promenade. The police department received 16 reports of the fraudulent filing of income tax reports. Saturday, April 11 A man, 22, was arrested for stealing multiple...

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  • Mount Calvary Preschool Turns Fab 40

    Mount Calvary Preschool Turns Fab 40

    Birthday party included fun run, cupcakes, kites, bubbles By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net The Mount Calvary Center for Early Childhood Education celebrated its 40th year in Brentwood on Saturday with a fun run and a birthday party for the entire community. Dubbed the 40 and Fabulous Festival, it was held on the Mount Calvary Lutheran Church […]

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  • Rock Hill News – Alderman Philip Scherry

    Rock Hill News – Alderman Philip Scherry

    Sunday April 19 – Beautiful napping weather today.  Tuesday is the next Board of Alderman meeting. On the agenda Tuesday is (http://www.rockhillmo.net/uploads/BoardofAlderman/Agendas/2015/Agenda%2004-21-2015.pdf)  – Special Use permit for 2609 Rock Hill Industrial Ct for The Scholarship Foundation of St Louis  – Rezoning of 215 Almentor for ARCO to build a storage garage  – Creation of a Community Improvement District for Market...

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  • Brentwood Young, But Off to Good Start

    Brentwood Young, But Off to Good Start

    Imergoot says hitting lineup is deepest he’s had in years   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Despite having nine seniors last season, the Brentwood High School baseball team finished in fourth place in the South Central Athletic Association Conference. Now they have only one senior, so you might think they’ll be lucky to match last year’s...

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  • McGrath Picks Science Contest Winners

    McGrath Picks Science Contest Winners

    Some students surprised with results of their research   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Our assumptions are sometimes wrong. That’s what some of the students at McGrath Elementary School learned while conducting science projects for a school competition. Sixteen students in third, fourth and fifth grades entered the contest. It required each of them to scientifically...

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