• Hotel Lauded as ‘Gateway’ to Brentwood

    Hotel Lauded as ‘Gateway’ to Brentwood

    Drury Hotel and Suites holds ribbon-cutting on Sept. 17 By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Most of those who arrived for the ribbon-cutting at Brentwood’s new Drury Hotel and Suites were eager to go inside and see what it looked like. But alderman Thomas Kramer stood outside the front entrance for a few minutes with his back to [...]

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  • Volleyball Team 2-0 in Conference Race

    Volleyball Team 2-0 in Conference Race

    Eagles avenge tournament losses to Bayless by winning dual meet By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Coach Whitney Ralph summed up the past couple of weeks for her Brentwood High School volleyball team: “We have moments of brilliance,” she said, “and moments of ‘What the heck just happened?’” The good moments include staying undefeated in the South Central AA...

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  • Local Couple Opens The Brentwood Perk

    Local Couple Opens The Brentwood Perk

    By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Dennis and Mary Keller realize that they’re not the first ones to open a drive-through coffee shop at 2944 S. Brentwood Boulevard. Their Brentwood Perk, which opened today next to Brentwood Material Co., is in the same building as the Coffee Shop, Java Dave’s, Queen Bean and The Perk. “But the Brentwood [...]

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  • Maddenfest Is Friday and Saturday

    Maddenfest Is Friday and Saturday

    Fireworks will follow Javier Mendoza on Saturday night Brentwood’s biggest annual party, Maddenfest, will be held Friday and Saturday, Sept. 19-20, at Brentwood Park. The free event will take place from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday and from 1 p.m. until after the end of the fireworks show on Saturday. The headlining musical act will be Javier Mendoza. [...]

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  • Eagles Win Thriller to Stay Undefeated

    Eagles Win Thriller to Stay Undefeated

    Players dedicate game to coach’s mother, beat Orchard Farm 14-7 By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit bowmansj@sbcglobal.net As he does after every Brentwood High School football game, coach Keith Herring called his players together on the field for a few last words before heading to the locker room on Friday night. But this time his eyes were bloodshot and...

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  • Police: Armed Robbery Occurs on Ruth Ave.

    Police: Armed Robbery Occurs on Ruth Ave.

    The Brentwood Police Department reported that the following incidents took place from February 1 to Sept 14, 2014: Sunday, Sept. 14 An armed robbery reportedly occurred at 12:30 p.m. in the 2600 block of Ruth Ave. An argument at a residence resulted in the theft of a cell phone and a wallet by a suspect who displayed a handgun. A...

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  • Pastor Also Proclaims with Paintbrush

    Pastor Also Proclaims with Paintbrush

    Jake Rosen paints Old Testament themes, leads messianic community By Linda Briggs-Harty Contributing Writer stellarsupport@att.net Visitors to the meeting hall at Clayton Community Church on the western edge of Brentwood can’t help but notice two arresting triptychs along the back wall. Painted in abstract impressionist style, the six panels, each four feet wide and at least six feet tall, weave [...]

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  • Hotel Lauded as ‘Gateway’ to Brentwood

    Hotel Lauded as ‘Gateway’ to Brentwood

    Drury Hotel and Suites holds ribbon-cutting on Sept. 17 By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Most of those who arrived for the ribbon-cutting at Brentwood’s new Drury Hotel and Suites were eager to go inside and see what it looked like. But alderman Thomas Kramer stood outside the front entrance for a few minutes with his back to [...]

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  • Volleyball Team 2-0 in Conference Race

    Volleyball Team 2-0 in Conference Race

    Eagles avenge tournament losses to Bayless by winning dual meet By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Coach Whitney Ralph summed up the past couple of weeks for her Brentwood High School volleyball team: “We have moments of brilliance,” she said, “and moments of ‘What the heck just happened?’” The good moments include staying undefeated in the South Central AA...

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  • Local Couple Opens The Brentwood Perk

    Local Couple Opens The Brentwood Perk

    By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Dennis and Mary Keller realize that they’re not the first ones to open a drive-through coffee shop at 2944 S. Brentwood Boulevard. Their Brentwood Perk, which opened today next to Brentwood Material Co., is in the same building as the Coffee Shop, Java Dave’s, Queen Bean and The Perk. “But the Brentwood [...]

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  • Maddenfest Is Friday and Saturday

    Maddenfest Is Friday and Saturday

    Fireworks will follow Javier Mendoza on Saturday night Brentwood’s biggest annual party, Maddenfest, will be held Friday and Saturday, Sept. 19-20, at Brentwood Park. The free event will take place from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday and from 1 p.m. until after the end of the fireworks show on Saturday. The headlining musical act will be Javier Mendoza. [...]

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  • Eagles Win Thriller to Stay Undefeated

    Eagles Win Thriller to Stay Undefeated

    Players dedicate game to coach’s mother, beat Orchard Farm 14-7 By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit bowmansj@sbcglobal.net As he does after every Brentwood High School football game, coach Keith Herring called his players together on the field for a few last words before heading to the locker room on Friday night. But this time his eyes were bloodshot and...

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  • Police: Armed Robbery Occurs on Ruth Ave.

    Police: Armed Robbery Occurs on Ruth Ave.

    The Brentwood Police Department reported that the following incidents took place from February 1 to Sept 14, 2014: Sunday, Sept. 14 An armed robbery reportedly occurred at 12:30 p.m. in the 2600 block of Ruth Ave. An argument at a residence resulted in the theft of a cell phone and a wallet by a suspect who displayed a handgun. A...

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  • Pastor Also Proclaims with Paintbrush

    Pastor Also Proclaims with Paintbrush

    Jake Rosen paints Old Testament themes, leads messianic community By Linda Briggs-Harty Contributing Writer stellarsupport@att.net Visitors to the meeting hall at Clayton Community Church on the western edge of Brentwood can’t help but notice two arresting triptychs along the back wall. Painted in abstract impressionist style, the six panels, each four feet wide and at least six feet tall, weave [...]

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  • Lights Out, Flashlights On: Time to Read

    Lights Out, Flashlights On: Time to Read

    Mark Twain students celebrate International Literacy Day By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Students at Mark Twain Elementary School filed into the gym on Monday and sat on the floor, each class in its own cluster. The youngsters all carried books. When the last class had gotten situated, a teacher turned out the lights and told them to begin [...]

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  • Korea Comes to Brentwood at Festival

    Korea Comes to Brentwood at Festival

    By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit bowmansj@sbcglobal.net The Korean Harvest Festival was held on Saturday inside McGrath Elementary School. The free seven-hour event celebrated Korean culture with numerous activities and displays. It was sponsored by the Gateway Korea Foundation of St. Louis. It’s the first year McGrath has hosted the festival. GKF chairman Young Hie Kromm, an architect, said [...]

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  • Eagles Win Lightning-Delayed Game by 47

    Eagles Win Lightning-Delayed Game by 47

    Herring proud of players’ discipline in wild one; Eagles rise to 3-0 By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Brentwood High School’s football game with Sumner Academy was stopped for more than an hour on Friday night at BHS while a storm with lightning passed through the St. Louis area. Less than two minutes into the game the teams...

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