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David Freese retires from MLB

David Freese retires from MLB

Alex Rozar, Opinions Editor

October 14, 2019

Professional baseball player and Class of 2001 graduate David Freese announced he would retire from baseball on Oct. 12. “As I move forward with the next phase of my life, I am forever grateful to all of you and the game of baseball,” Freese wrote in a post on his Twitter account. During hi...

Disturbance breaks out during Parkway North preseason football jamboree

Disturbance breaks out during Parkway North preseason football jamboree

Sophia Scheller, Staff Reporter

August 27, 2019

Aug. 23 marked the unofficial start to the 2019 football season, and instead of ending with a touchdown, it ended with multiple police cars, a K-9 unit and police troopers. The Lancers played in the Parkway North preseason Jamboree on Friday night, and during their second scrimmage of the night, a...

“Legally Blonde” receives five award nominations

“Legally Blonde” receives five award nominations

Jack Weaver, Digital Media Editor

May 8, 2019

The Lafayette Theatre Company was awarded five nominations of recognition for their spring musical, “Legally Blonde”. The nominations received are Outstanding Production, Outstanding Supporting Actress (senior Abi Mirikitani), Outstanding Ensemble, Outstanding Musical Direction (Christy Shaffer) and...

2019 Flood Watch

2019 Flood Watch

Shelby Darnell, Staff Writer

April 16, 2019

Rain and snow have been prevalent in the recent seasons. Weather has the potential to turn more severe, including flooding, in the spring season with April showers-or storms. The Meramec River poses a threat due to backwater effects from the Mississippi River according to The National Weather Service i...

OPINION: What do you want from incoming Superintendent Mark Miles?

OPINION: What do you want from incoming Superintendent Mark Miles?

Hayden Cottrell and Alex Rozar

April 8, 2019

On March 25, a community reception was held to welcome incoming superintendent Dr. Mark Miles. The Lancer Feed spoke to different members of the community to hear what they would like to see from Miles in the upcoming school year when he assumes his position.

Mondl, Dunn win seats on Rockwood Board in April 2 election

Mondl, Dunn win seats on Rockwood Board in April 2 election

Alex Rozar, Opinions Editor

April 3, 2019

On April 2, voters elected Loralee Mondl and Tom Dunn to the Rockwood Board of Education. Incumbent Loralee Mondl, who is currently the Board's president, was re-elected to office for a third term with 42.4% of the vote. Her seat, along with retiring Board member Matt Doell's, were both up for grabs ...

Improvement to Clayton Road impacts traffic flow

Improvement to Clayton Road impacts traffic flow

Caroline Kesting, Staff Writer

March 28, 2019

Currently, Clayton Road is undergoing construction just outside of Lafayette. The work began on Feb. 25 and will conclude by this fall. “This particular improvement project on Clayton road runs from Black Canyon Court to Eatherton, in Wildwood. It’s part of a broader improvement job that also includes Baxter R...

Local community fights Opioid Epidemic

Local community fights Opioid Epidemic

Naomi Saegusa and Shelby Darnell

March 26, 2019

According to the CDC, Around 68 percent of the more than 70,200 drug overdose deaths in 2017 involved an opioid. That’s around 47,736 deaths to opioids in just one year. These deaths can impact anyone, including people in our community. Patti Fitzwalter came home from work and found her son, Michael ...

Fight against human trafficking visits LHS

Fight against human trafficking visits LHS

Naomi Saegusa, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018

This December, some West-County students, in the team Gals for Gals, are raising money and awareness against human trafficking through the worldwide campaign called Dressember. Dressember is a month-long event created to raise money and awareness against human trafficking. All month long participants...

Wagner holds on to House seat following election

Wagner holds on to House seat following election

Alex Rozar, Opinions Editor

November 6, 2018

Republican Ann Wagner will retain her seat in the House of Representatives, following the election on Nov. 6. Wagner was elected to the House for the first time in 2012. She represents Missouri's second Congressional district, which includes much of the suburban area in St. Louis County. Before...

Hawley wins 2018 Missouri Senate race

Hawley wins 2018 Missouri Senate race

Alex Rozar, Opinions Editor

November 6, 2018

Following the election on Nov. 6, Republican Josh Hawley will replace incumbent Claire McCaskill's seat in the United States Senate. Hawley, who is just 38 years old, is a relative newcomer to the political scene. His only previous electoral experience was the office of Missouri attorney general,...

Annual Coffee House show to be held Nov. 7

Annual Coffee House show to be held Nov. 7

Travis Bodell, Editor-in-Chief

October 29, 2018

The annual Coffee House performance will be held in the Commons on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. The event is organized each year by guitar teacher Traci Bolton. "We try to emulate that coffee house setting by having all acoustic performances," Bolton said. All musicians, whether they be vocal or...

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