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Death of a Classmate

August 9, 2018 by Christine Smith Salter (Register to contact)

Death of a dear friend and one of the 1968 Hazelwood HS graduation class.

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Hazelwood Central bounces back with solid win over Webster Groves

FLORISSANT • Kenny Washington felt like hiding. The Hazelwood Central senior defensive lineman kept his head down while briskly walking through the halls ...

Hazelwood Central 28, Webster Groves 6 | High School Football

Hazelwood Central's Jordan Tate (10) reaches but can't make the catch as Webster Groves' Jerqon Conners defends during a game on Thursday, August 30, ...

Class 6 District 1 quarterfinal: Hazelwood West 20, Hazelwood Central 14 | High School Football

Hazelwood West's Kaleb Woods runs for a gain during a Class 6 District 1 quarterfinal football game on Saturday, October 27, 2018, at Hazelwood Central High ...

Hazelwood School District reschedules football games over safety concerns

FLORISSANT, Mo. – The Hazelwood School District has rescheduled two high school football games over safety concerns. The Hazelwood Central vs ...

Cooper shakes off early miscue as Hazelwood West slips past Hazelwood Central

FLORISSANT • Darius Cooper had to pick himself up before he could pick his team up.

Carey Davis named football coach at Hazelwood Central  St. Louis American

Carey Davis will assume the role of football coach of Hazelwood Central High School football team. He currently serves as a sports analyst on ESPN 101 FM in ...

Community workshop Jan. 23 at Hazelwood Central High School  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

FLORISSANT, Mo. -The Hazelwood School District is looking for community input as it considers a possible redistricting project that could impact which schools ...

School intruder drill in Hazelwood School District  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

HAZELWOOD Mo. - St. Louis based Tier One Tactical Solutions is conducting a training exercise on how to respond to an intruder in the Hazelwood School ...

Audit says Hazelwood schools misreported attendance, reaped $95,000 in state aid

The audit was the result of a petition by district residents, who have scrutinized the school district since officials proposed budget cuts in 2016.

Notebook: Watson delivers in Fort Zumwalt East's miraculous win; Hazelwood Central suspends Davis

ST. PETERS • Ben Watson has a cherub tattooed on his right shoulder.

Hazelwood Central holds off Webster Groves, preps for Vashon

FLORISSANT • Cameron Williams met Carte'Are Gordon on the way to the rim.

Hazelwood School District reacts to recent audit | News Headlines

An audit of the Hazelwood School District points to serious change needed after poor cash handling and missing money was discovered.

Hazelwood Central sharpshooter has Wright touch in win over rival East

FLORISSANT • Telly Wright had the hot hand at all the right times on Thursday.

Hazelwood Central Hawks at CBC Cadets

Rankings: Hazelwood Central, No. 9 large school and No. 9 Missouri Media Class 6; CBC, No. 2 large ...

Controversy erupts over demotion of Hazelwood Central’s athletics director

NORTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) - Outrage in one of St. Louis County`s largest school districts. The Hazelwood Central High School Activities and ...

Wounded, winless Webster Groves prepares for Kirkwood

WEBSTER GROVES • Cole Schnettgoecke was up late Saturday night watching the glory days on YouTube.

Teachers leave Hazelwood schools in large numbers after another controversial year

At least 123 teachers and 13 administrators have quit Hazelwood schools.

Hazelwood Central overcomes rugged Riverview Gardens

FLORISSANT • Javon Kirk practiced for two months just for situations like this.

Pep Zone: Hazelwood Central High School

FLORISSANT, MO (KTVI)- School spirit is at an all time high at Hazelwood Central High School! FOX 2's Lisa Hart joins us live from the home of the Hawks for ...

Depth helps Vashon power to road victory against Hazelwood Central

FLORISSANT • Tony Irons looked at his phone display and sent it to voicemail. There aren't that many circumstances that Irons, Vashon's boys basketball coach, ...

No. 7 large school: Hazelwood Central wants to be one game better

FLORISSANT • Brent Chojnacki was promoted to Hazelwood Central's football coach in February after Van Vanatta left for the same job at Rock Bridge.

Missouri Judge Blocks Parts Of State Voter Photo ID Law  NPR

A Missouri judge ruled on Tuesday that state election officials can no longer tell voters they must show a photo ID in order to cast a ballot. The ruling blocks part ...

Hazelwood School District hosts community engagement workshops on redistricting  St. Louis American

As the Hazelwood School District begins to lay the foundation for a possible redistricting project, first, they would like to engage students, parents, staff, and ...

St. Louis area police departments push to recruit a more diverse force

NORTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY • Police departments across the country are having trouble filling open positions. So the Ethical Society of Police sponsored its first ...

District roundup: Hazelwood Central, MICDS roll in district openers

Hazelwood Central running back Raphael Bell (24) breaks through tackles by Tayveon Buchannon (34) and DeAndre Young of Hazelwood East during a game ...

Dynamic duo leads Trinity past Hazelwood Central

FLORISSANT • Like any good setter, Trinity junior Abby Grumich has a certain synergy with her hitters.

Hazelwood Central football player’s kind gesture rocks a 7-year-old’s world

FLORISSANT, MO (KTVI)-Carson Busse, 7, of Florissant, has had to wear a halo ever since surgery, June 7. The medical brace fits over his upper torso and is ...

2 Hazelwood Central students killed in overnight crash

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) - High school students in the Hazelwood School District are mourning the loss of two young friends whose car veered out of ...

County cops, students face off in friendly hoops scrimmage at Hazelwood Central

NORTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY • Scoring the most points wasn't the main goal for a pickup basketball team of St. Louis County police officers at the Hazelwood ...

FSU offers three-star offensive lineman Ira Henry  247Sports

FSU after an offensive lineman from the Missouri area.

18-year olds from Florissant charged in robbery at high school

HAZELWOOD, MO (KTVI) – The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's Office charged two Florissant men in connection with an armed robbery inside a high ...

Tenth-ranked Hazelwood Central rallies by No. 8 Webster Groves

FLORISSANT • Hazelwood Central wide receiver Matt Quarells called it a grudge match. His coach, Van Vanatta, called it a battle of attrition.

Mark Behlmann seeking support of 'close white friends' in bid for Hazelwood school board  St. Louis American

Mark Behlmann may be hoping some of his “close white friends” will put pressure on Hazelwood school board members to appoint him to replace Chuck Woods, ...

Students to seek clues into death of Florissant soldier

The Army says it was suicide. The family believes it was murder. Now, college students are conducting their own investigation into the July 19, 2005, death of ...

Woman and girl latest drowning victims in stretch of Meramec River that's claimed 14 lives in 14 years  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

ST. LOUIS COUNTY • The deaths of a woman and girl in the Meramec River at Castlewood State Park bring the number of people who've drowned in that ...

McCluer North High School students leave class to stage “Hands Up” demonstration

FLORISSANT, MO (KTVI)- Hundreds of north county high school students are walking out of class today and staging protests in support of Michael Brown.

Track success lands Hazelwood Central at large schools No. 5

This is the first in a five-part series counting down to the area's top large-schools program of the year.

QB Glass rushes for 2 TDs to lift Hazelwood Central past CBC

FLORISSANT • Hazelwood Central historically has let its quarterback run with the ball a lot — with outstanding success — in big post-season games.

Fighting at school could result in felony charge

HAZELWOOD, MO (KTVI) – In an effort to deter future fighting on campus, the Hazelwood School District has put a notice to parents on its website notifying ...

Friends, family remember teen hit by car, killed in Florissant

Florissant police say a 18-year-old was struck and killed by a car along Shackleford Rd. on Thursday.

Eric Poole's humorous memoir recounts coming of age in Florissant

Former St. Louisan Eric Poole's second memoir is an anguished and funny romp through Florissant and the Central West End in the 1970s and 1980s that ...

Robotics booms in St. Louis as thousands of students gather to 'compete with their minds'

ST. LOUIS • About 29,000 students and 800 robots descended on downtown Wednesday in preparation for the FIRST Championship, the most prestigious ...

Mizzou announces full-tuition grants for low-income students  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The deal is available to all first time freshmen, transfer students and existing students who meet the requirements to receive a federal Pell grant.

Bruce Green selected to receive Distinguished Alumni award  St. Louis American

Bruce Green was selected to receive the 2016 Distinguished Alumni award from Harris-Stowe State University. He is an assistant superintendent for the ...

Students, ACLU negotiate with district over punishment for walk-out  St. Louis American

At noon on Thursday, May 18, a few dozen Hazelwood School District students, parents and community activists was gathered outside Hazelwood Central High ...

Columbia Public Schools hires new football coaches for Rock Bridge and Hickman

Hickman and Rock Bridge high schools will welcome new head football coaches next school year. Van Vanatta has been selected as the Rock Bridge High ...

McClellan: St. Louis has world-class medical facilities but no place for Tara

Kindred wants to move local woman to Iowa, where she has no friends or family.

Ferguson veteran Bradley Rayford graduates | Local News  St. Louis American

St. Louis Community College held its 2016 graduation ceremony on May 22 at the Chaifetz Arena. Over 5,0000 students and family members from all four ...

Police seek assistance locating teen runaways headed to California

Two teenage girls are on the run and police are asking for the public's help in finding them.

St. Louis-born Smino rides a wave of hip-hop success

Hip-hop newcomer Smino, originally of St. Louis, is opening eyes nationally with his futuristic funk-rap debut album “blkswn.”

February: Movers and Shakers  Columbia Business Times

Kathleen Bruegenhemke has been named chief operating officer, in addition to serving as chief risk officer. She joined Hawthorn Bank in 1992 and has more ...

10 years later, a soldier's family still grieves and questions the Army's version of her death  St. Louis Public Radio

Ten years after Army Private LaVena Lynn Johnson died in Iraq, her father keeps family photographs of her tucked away in his basement office in his.

Hazelwood's top teacher came to education in a roundabout way

Jason Dinwiddie says his early journalism career was an act of rebellion.

Missouri State football adds 19 on signing day  Ozarks Sports Zone

“We're very excited about this class and the future of Missouri State football,” Steckel stated. “With these additions to our group of returning players, we are ...

UMSL theatre professor to direct ‘The World Begun’ at Shakespeare in the Streets  UMSL Daily

As a passionate actor and director, Jacqueline Thompson has worked with many different kinds of thespians. Her latest project is no different. Thompson ...

Teacher absences hurt student learning  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

At 69 schools in the St. Louis region, at least half of the teaching staff missed more than two weeks of school.

Local News  St. Louis American

The Normandy Schools Collaborative will hold the first in a series of meetings this semester to share information on upcoming changes for the 2019-2020 school ...

St. Louis Rams announce roster for NFL National HSPD 7-on-7 Tournament

Wednesday afternoon, the St. Louis Rams announced the roster of high school football players they will take to Indianapolis next month to compete in the NFL ...

Columbia College baseball set to return to the diamond after a 35-year absence  Columbia Missourian

Starting in the 2016-17 school year, Columbia College will field a baseball team for the first time since 1982. Athletic director Bob Burchard and coach Darren ...

Lee out, Bennett in as Chaminade basketball coach

Chaminade announced Tuesday that Kelvin Lee is out as the school's basketball coach after 16 seasons. He will be replaced by assistant Frank Bennett.

SIUE Women's Basketball Inks Three  SIUE Cougars Official Athletic Site

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – SIUE women's basketball Head Coach Paula Buscher announced the addition of three student-athletes for the 2018-19 season. SIUE ...

Florissant man tells police he killed his wife

A Florissant, Missouri man was taken into custody Thursday, accused of the brutal murder of the mother of his two children. Police said Peter Chafin, 41, called ...

Mother of Florissant woman who protested in Ferguson believes daughter's death was accident

Becca Campbell, 26, was fatally shot Nov. 21 in St. Louis after a crash.

Young yet driven Atonement team impresses at national tournament

This year, the seventh and eighth grade girl's basketball team at Atonement Lutheran in Florissant discovered that sometimes experience isn't nearly as ...

Along for the Ride: A roundabout way to build a St. Louis County roundabout  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

A roundabout at Old Halls Ferry Road and Vaile Avenue — the first such configuration by the St. Louis County Department of Transportation — took a circuitous ...

Ex-Mizzou football players file concussion suit against NCAA

ST. LOUIS • Two former Mizzou football players sued the NCAA this week, claiming it put players at risk by ignoring decades of warnings about the dangers of ...

Mo. mom charged for killing blind son with autism

Police say they found her Aug. 29 in a Polk County, Missouri, field lying about 20 feet away from a dead teenager wearing a diaper.

This Is What Democracy Looks Like in America  Bloomberg

The most memorable moments around the country on an historic Election Day.

St. Louis is hot spot for 'underwater' mortgages

Metro St. Louis is a national hot spot for “underwater” mortgages, according to a new study, and the problem is particularly acute in north St. Louis County.

Army National Combine participants  247Sports

Here is a look at the list of prospects expected to participate in the 2014 U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 3.

Missouri State Rep. Stacey Newman writes open letter to Governor-elect Greitens

Less than one week after the wife of Governor-elect Eric Greitens was robbed at gunpoint in the Central West End, Missouri State Rep. Stacey Newman ...

Boeing engineer built a flight simulator to teach students the wonders of science  St. Louis American

The story of the mobile flight simulator that Christopher Miller created to get school kids excited about math and science would make for the kind of buddy movie ...

Suspect charged in shooting of officer

A Hillsdale Police Officer was injured in a shooting in the 6200 block of Bailey Place around 12:30 Sunday night.

World Photography Day: KSDK's most viewed galleries of 2016

August 19 is World Photography Day, celebrating the passion for photography and the power of imagery!

Man charged for north STL murder

A man is facing charges, accused of killing another man in the Skinker Debaliviere neighborhood. Police say 23-year-old Davontay Vastine fatally shot ...

O'Fallon, Mo. woman charged for knife attack

O'Fallon, Mo. -- A St. Charles County woman has been charged for assaulting another person and attacking their vehicle. 38-year-old Amanda Held attacked the ...

Kmart theft led to high speed chase, manhunt

A high speed chase and manhunt tied up police in two states Wednesday.

Men charged for breaking into City Museum

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Two men are facing charges after a high-profile break-in at the St. Louis City Museum that went viral this week.

Police: Men charged after stealing baby formula

Two men are facing charges after police said they stole more than $1000 of baby formula from a St. Louis County Wal-Mart.

Give It a Year or Two Before Assessing FSU's Recruiting Class  Bleacher Report

By all accounts, Florida State continued to reload on both sides of the football after winning the national championship this past season and signed one of the ...

Daycare provider convicted in child's death

ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) - A jury has recommended a five-year prison term for a former eastern Missouri day care provider found guilty in the death of an ...

Drury assistant tennis coach charged with rape

An assistant men's and women's tennis coach at Drury University has been charged with rape after police say he forced himself onto a woman after a party on ...

19 'deadbeat' parents arrested during holiday sweep

DeKalb County Sheriff's deputies arrested more than a dozen people accused of failing to make child support payments.

Texan on 10 Most Wanted sex offender list caught in Missouri

Authorities say a Fort Worth-area man on the Texas 10 Most Wanted sex offenders list has been captured in Missouri.

De Soto Police trying to reunite lost heroin with owner

The De Soto, Missouri, Police Department is taking to social media to try and locate the owner of a bag believed to contain heroin and other drug paraphernalia.

2 men accused of rape, threatening to 'waterboard' woman

Two men are now facing charges after they threatened to "waterboard" a woman if she didn't have sex with them, according to Frontenac police.

FBI looking for three facing drug charges

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking for help tracking down three fugitives of an alleged drug trafficking organization.

Camp counselor charged with sex crimes

A man who was employed as a camp counselor at Camp Gator in Lake St. Louis and as a lead gym attendant at the St. Peters Rec Plex in 2014 and 2015 was ...

Man charged for Wednesday double shooting

A man is in custody and facing charges a day after police say he shot two men, hurting a homeowner and killing his neighbor, a press release from the Major ...

Man charged in son's overdose death

A Berkeley man is facing criminal charges after his son overdosed and died. Court documents say 36-year-old Laron Crawford is a heroin addict, who uses ...

Man convicted in St. Louis County of double 2014 killing

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) - Sentencing is scheduled for next month for a St. Louis-area man convicted of the 2014 shooting deaths of two men. A St. Louis County jury ...

Man charged with enticement of child

An Alton, Ill., man is facing charges after police said he arranged to have sex with two children through a Craigslist ad posted by an undercover officer in 2015.

Man facing charges after domestic dispute

A Troy, Mo., man is facing two charges after police say he broke into his ex-wife's apartment and stole her car keys.

Election 2016: The 16 best photos as Americans head to the polls  MarketWatch

The most contentious presidential election in recent history come to a conclusion Tuesday, as Americans headed to the polls. The race between Democrat ...

Rolla woman accused of rape

A Rolla woman is in custody after being charged with rape.

Loud sex finally too much for cancer-stricken neighbors

YORK, Pa. — Some nights, before two of her daughters went to bed, Tanya Saylor would give them headphones.

Pagedale man charged in Maplewood carjacking

MAPLEWOOD, Mo. -- A Pagedale man has now been charged in a Maplewood carjacking. Police believe 22-year-old Randall Taylor was one of four men who ...

Suspect in custody for St. Peters bank robbery

Police have taken a suspect into custody in connection with a Thursday morning bank robbery.

Roommate accused of secretly taping woman

A St. Louis man is facing one count of invasion of privacy after police said he was secretly videotaping a woman he was living with.

VIDEO: Road rage video shows driver doing the unthinkable

LUTZ, Fla. -- At about 5:30 p.m. just north of County Line Road, two people on a motorcycle were injured due to a driver's road rage.

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