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Eureka High School students raising awareness about suicide prevention  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

EUREKA, Mo. – Eureka High School is hosting its first Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Awareness Week to help others feel more comfortable talking about ...

Students moved after foul odor at Eureka High School  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

EUREKA, Mo. - First responders have been called to the Eureka High School campus. School officials say in a letter to students that an unusual odor was ...

Eureka student becomes first female to make the school's all-male baseball team

EUREKA, Mo. ( -- A Eureka High School student became the first female to make the school's all-male baseball team.

Eureka High School friendship program gives select students a memorable Friday Night Lights experience  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

EUREKA, Mo. – It's the moment they've all been waiting to witness. Friday night football on Eureka High School's turf, but there's no area school opponent.

Eureka 20, Timberland 13 | High School Football

Eureka's Antonio Sanders (back) comes over the top to deflect a pass away from Eureka's Jhalon Asher-Sanders during a football game on Friday, Aug.

Strange odor keeps students out of classroom at Eureka High  Leader Publications

When students arrived at Eureka High School Tuesday morning (Oct. 30), they were greeted by firetrucks from the Eureka and Metro West fire protection districts.

No. 5 large school: Tradition keeps Eureka among area's elite

Follow along each day for the countdown of the preseason large-school rankings. The No. 1 team will be unveiled Aug. 23.

Bloodied Brown helps lead Eureka to victory against Summit in season opener

EUREKA • It wouldn't be a stretch to say Eureka High junior forward Audrey Brown bleeds for her team.

ICYMI: Rockwood bus with 10 students onboard in accident near Eureka High School  Leader Publications

A Rockwood School District bus, transporting 10 Blevins Elementary School students, was involved in an accident at 4:18 p.m. Sept. 7 on Hwy. 109 near the ...

Lafayette's Ware delivers district surprise as weather postpones field events

EUREKA • Hope Ware lost feeling in her legs on the home stretch.

Eureka erupts in second half to knock off Hazelwood Central

EUREKA • You'll have to excuse Eureka High's Carter Beecher if he can't remember exactly what happened late in the third quarter Friday night.

Eureka High School's Homecoming, Athletic Hall of Fame Events are October 11-13  Redheaded Blackbelt

Eureka High School's Homecoming and Athletic Hall of Fame events are quickly approaching. The events kick-off Thursday, October 11th, at 7:00 p.m. in the ...

Eureka High School making security changes  KSDK

EUREKA, Mo. – Eureka High School sent out an email to warn parents of the changes to school security Tuesday night. And those changes took effect ...

For 22 hours, four men fought back the flood at Eureka High School  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

EUREKA • For more than 22 hours and with no sleep, four men waged the battle of Eureka High School. A ravenous lake of brown, tainted floodwater that had ...

Eureka High School took on some floodwater, but nothing 'extreme'

EUREKA • Rockwood School District Superintendent Eric Knost got to work by boat Wednesday, a surreal experience to check what kind of flood damage there ...

Rockwood superintendent plans to step down at end of school year  Leader Publications

Rockwood School District Superintendent Eric Knost plans to retire at the end of this school year, he announced Thursday (Oct. 11) on the district's website.

Practice makes perfect as Inglis pitches Eureka past Oakville

EUREKA • Eureka senior pitcher Rylie Inglis threw well over 200 pitches in a 5-3 win over Oakville on Tuesday.

Q&A: Eureka actress makes Broadway debut in 'Be More Chill'

Katlyn Carlson is about to live an actor's ultimate dream. The Eureka-raised actress — she went to Eureka High School and the University of Chicago — is ...

As water recedes, damage assessed at Eureka High School

Rockwood School District Superintendent Dr. Eric Knost was in good spirits after MoDOT reopened Highway 109, allowing him to get inside Eureka High School ...

Eureka High School teaching assistant charged with possessing child pornography

A St. Louis County teaching assistant has been charged with having child pornography.

Eureka High School briefly on lockdown after hunters spotted near school

EUREKA, MO (KTVI) - Eureka High School was on lockdown after someone spotted men with guns near the building. This morning a motorist passing by Eureka ...

Fox C-6 names Patel as next superintendent  Leader Publications

Nisha Patel will take over leading the Fox C-6 School District, an in-house hire.

Garage Sale and Swap Meet to be held at Six Flags Saturday

One of the biggest garage sales in the St. Louis area is happening Saturday in west St. Louis County.

Eureka teacher killed in accident outside of High School

EUREKA, MO (KTVI) - A teacher at Eureka High School was killed in an accident outside the school early this afternoon. A Rockwood School District spokesman ...

ICYMI: Eureka family produces three Eagle Scout of the Year winners  Leader Publications

Michael Jennemann, the oldest of three brothers, set the wheels in motion for one Eureka family's exceptional Scouting accomplishments when he was in Cub ...

Vandals hit Eureka High School

EUREKA, MO (KTVI) - School may be out for summer but vandals aren't taking a holiday. The principal at Eureka High School in the Rockwood District said it's ...

Eureka HS shocked by 3rd fatal accident

EUREKA, MO (KTVI) – A seventeen year old Eureka High School senior has died from injuries she suffered in a Sunday night car accident. Natalie Timm's was ...

The Midwest’s ‘Biggest Garage Sale’ is SOLD OUT in Eureka, Mo  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

EUREKA, MO - Update: The Midwest's Biggest Swap Meet is sold out, and they will not be letting anyone else in. Traffic is backed up for several miles on ...

Eureka actress gets the starring role in new Christmas movie

It wasn't just the script that convinced Eureka-raised actress Katlyn Carlson to audition for her first lead role in the movie “Holly Star,” nor even the opportunity to ...

Haskins shines as Eureka rolls over Lindbergh

EUREKA • Ben Hunnius has a haircut that's straight out of Mad Max.

Lafayette Lancers at Eureka Wildcats

What: Class 6 District 1. When: 7 p.m. Friday. Seeds, records: No. 4 Lafayette 7-3; No. 1 Eureka 10-0. Next week: Winner of Lindbergh-Kirkwood in district final.

Eureka's bats stay red hot to beat Northwest Cedar Hill for tournament title

EUREKA • The Eureka High baseball team's approach at the plate early this season has been simple.

Haskins rushes for two touchdowns, Eureka holds off Lafayette

EUREKA • The Class 6 District 1 semifinal football game Friday at Eureka came down to the last second. Literally.

Area school districts may have to extend the year for make-up days due to bad weather  KPLR 11 St. Louis

ST. LOUIS – The icy weather has forced school districts to call off classes again for kids across the metro area. Some districts have run out of snow days and are ...

Eureka High School vandalized over weekend

Vandals smashed windows and covered walls and signs with spray paint at Eureka High School early Sunday morning, according to school officials and police.

Parkway South evens conference race with victory at Eureka

EUREKA • A.J. Sommer and his Parkway South boys basketball teammates have one goal in mind with the regular season rapidly getting ready to wrap up one ...

Not your average geometry class — St. Louis-area students build tiny houses for homeless  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The new "Geometry in Construction" class shows students how to apply math to real-world problems.

Eureka hopes new funding for flood prevention will make a difference

"You're not going to be able to stop Mother Nature,” said Casey O'Dell, owner of O'Dell's Irish Pub. It's lunchtime at O'Dell's Irish Pub in downtown Eureka.

Salukis release 2019 football recruiting class  KFVS

CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) - Southern Illinois University has released its complete list of 2019 athletes for signing day. The Salukis have recruited some local ...

ROCKWOOD SCHOOLS: Board president, two others seeking two terms on school board  Leader Publications

Three people are running for two seats on the Rockwood School District's Board of Education in the April 2 election. Loralee Mondl, the current board president, ...

After a second major flood along the Meramec, a Eureka resident feels conflicted about staying  St. Louis Public Radio

Two months ago, retired physical education teacher and Eureka resident Sharon Wasson spent four days trying to keep sewer water from entering her basement ...

Pacific barn destroyed in May 3 fire  Leader Publications

A barn near the dead end of Horneker Road in Pacific was destroyed in a May 3 fire. No one was injured, and no property was inside the barn, said.

Good news - Eureka running back commits to Michigan  Leader Publications

Eureka High School senior Hassan Haskins has found his collegiate home. The standout running back on the Wildcats football team orally committed to the ...

Five teens arrested in Eureka High School vandalism

EUREKA • Police have arrested five students as suspects in vandalism at Eureka High School early Sunday morning. Vandals smashed windows and covered ...

Flooding in Eureka bring new challenges to the city and school

EUREKA, MO (KTVI) – Several communities were under water in West County on Tuesday. The impact has also forced the shutdown of many school districts.

Photos: Aerial views of flooding in Pacific, Eureka, Valley Park

A look at flooding along the Meramec River from the air.

Ron Rigdon photos – Eureka girls basketball team vs. Washington  Leader Publications

The Wildcats defeated the Blue Jays 56-23, but came up short against Lafayette, 61-59, in the semifinals of the Class 5 District 3 tournament.

High school students building tiny houses for homeless

It's a whole new way of looking at hands-on learning. Hammering nails, donning hard hats, all in a day's work for the over two dozen students in a Eureka High.

Community rallies to protect Eureka as flooding nears historic levels  Columbia Missourian

Flooding was anticipated to break records in Eureka Tuesday night, as businesses and local officials prepared with lessons they learned from floods that hit just ...

Ben Zobrist was on the verge of quitting baseball in 2000. But a $50 tryout put him on the path to the major l  Chicago Tribune

Here's how Ben Zobrist, Bob Gold and Elliott Johnson, then the baseball coach at Olivet Nazarene in Bourbonnais, remember the tryout that kept Zobrist in ...

Eureka battling flood waters as river crests

EUREKA, MO (KTVI)-There is cautious optimism this morning in Eureka. The massive sandbag wall that was built around Old Town businesses is holding after ...

Eureka sophomore swimmer has serious Olympic dreams

When Eureka High sophomore Jack Dolan posed with Vladimir Tarasenko for a picture at the Jack Buck Sports Awards Banquet on Dec. 5, he towered over the ...

Students apply geometry lessons to build tiny houses  The Hechinger Report

The Hechinger Report is a national nonprofit newsroom that reports on one topic: education. Sign up for our weekly newsletters to get stories like this delivered ...

Man identified in fatal shooting by police in Eureka

EUREKA • A man fatally shot here by police after a pursuit Friday was identified by authorities Saturday as Jose H. Garcia, 49, of Des Plaines, Ill., near Chicago.

FEMA Urges St. Louisans To Buy Flood Insurance  St. Louis Public Radio

Federal officials are encouraging St. Louis residents to enroll in flood insurance, in anticipation of a potentially severe flood season. Most homeowners.

Ron Rigdon photos –Eureka club hockey team vs. Fort Zumwalt West  Leader Publications

Eureka beat Fort Zumwalt West 6-1 on Feb. 22, and won the Mid States Club Hockey Association Cup at Queeny Park Recreation Complex.

Most of ACT perfect scores come from the St. Louis area

Of the 82 Missouri students who graduated in May and scored perfectly on the American College Test, 46 of them were from the St. Louis area, according to the ...

Novak helps Lafayette to win over friendly rival Marquette

WILDWOOD • Roughly 20 minutes after the Lafayette Lancers took a knee to cement a thrilling, 28-20 win over the Marquette Mustangs, a group of players ...

Sandbagging ongoing in Arnold, done in Eureka |  KSDK

They are looking for people to help fill the sand bags and people with pickup or flatbed trucks to help transport them.

Local teacher wins $500 for her caring, upbeat personality  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – A local teacher has won $500 for the outstanding care she shows toward her high schoolers. Amanda Rossini nominated Carolyn Baremore ...

Athlete of the Week (Feb. 3, 2019) -- Hunter Bullock, De Soto wrestling  Leader Publications

The junior improved to 30-5 this season when she pinned St. James freshman Emily Light in 3:33 of their Class 1 District 1 championship match at 131 pounds ...

Aggressive serving powers Eureka's sweep of Northwest

EUREKA • The Eureka High girls volleyball team emphatically erased any previous struggles from the *service* line on Tuesday.

Eureka eyes first semifinal appearance since 2002

Coach Farrell Shelton has been here before. It's getting past this point that has been troublesome.

Wesolich helps Lafayette rally past upset-minded Eureka

EUREKA • Lafayette senior middle blocker Kathryn Wesolich spent the first part of her career in silence.

Wounded warrior relies on what the Marines taught him: Never give up

Jay Vermillion's father served his country as a U.S. Marine and hoped Jay would choose an easier path in life. “I would say, 'Dad, I want to be a Marine,' and for ...

Notebook: Kirkwood's Baker caps career in style; Northwest's Fortner makes history

Christian Baker thought he was dreaming big. When he started as a freshman at Kirkwood High, Baker hoped he'd one day be good enough to win one state ...

Meet the top 10 picks for the best nurses in St. Louis

St. Louis is proud to be a national leader in health care and medical/life sciences research. Our medical institutions draw top talent from around the globe.

Daffron Named New Principal In Marthasville | Education  The Missourian

Kristen Daffron is the new principal at Marthasville Elementary.

What to do when a Eureka boy wants to play a 'girls sport'?

Matt Bozdech wants to play field hockey. But only girls play at Eureka High. What's a boy to do?

Eureka Volleyball Families Hit It Off

Eureka-Wildwood, MO - Saturday, the Eureka High School volleyball coaches, players and their families hosted a picnic and organizational meeting at Berry ...

Rockwood Summit High students build tiny homes for homeless  KSDK

They traded their pencils and paper for hammers and nails. Local students are learning math on a construction site and building something special for people in ...

Good news: Eureka Leader to launch Feb. 9 as free-standing, full-service paper  Leader Publications

Eureka is going to get its own free-standing community newspaper Feb. 9 with the launch of the Eureka Leader.

Mark A. Haus, 57, Barnhart  Leader Publications

Mark A. Haus, 57, of Barnhart died April 28, 2019, at his home. Mr. Haus was a laborer with an asphalt company. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine.

Haskins leads Eureka to blowout win over Fort Zumwalt West

EUREKA • Eureka's Hassan Haskins called it a night at halftime of the Wildcats' season opener against Fort Zumwalt West on Friday.

Blue Jays attack basket in road win  Leader Publications

After sophomore guard A.J. Agers scored for St. Pius X and cut Jefferson's lead to 34-33 with 3:38 left in the game, the Blue Jays clung to their slim advantage.

Kansas wrestler breaks arm, opponent gifts him gold medal  KSN-TV

A Kansas teen's act of kindness has come full circle.

Eureka High School club works to redefine definition of beauty

Organizer Jessica Bloomrosen says members center their efforts on others, rather than focusing on insecurities.

Kimberly D. Powell, 60, Hillsboro  Leader Publications

Kimberly D. Powell, 60, of Hillsboro died Jan. 10, 2019, in St. Louis. Mrs. Powell owned a daycare and was a member of the Arnold Church of Christ. Born Feb.

Robert 'Bob' J. Lederle III, 43, Eureka  Leader Publications

Robert “Bob” J. Lederle III, 43, of Eureka died Sept. 25, 2017, in Wildwood. Mr. Lederle loved his two daughters, playing guitar, singing, riding four-wheelers, ...

Carls, Goodrich lift Fieldcrest in McLean County girls tournament  Bloomington Pantagraph

EL PASO — Alyx Carls sank a pair of free throws with 19 seconds remaining Monday to lift No. 6 seed Fieldcrest High School to a 43-42 win over Tremont.

No. 2 small school: Lutheran North reloads for championship chase

Follow along each day for the countdown of the preseason small-school rankings. The No. 1 team will be unveiled Aug. 23.

Timberland halts Zumwalt North's dominance with shootout win

O'FALLON, MO. • On a frigid, damp night, an ice bath sounds like the least refreshing thing imaginable.

A Eureka family made a special connection with Anthony Bourdain. Now, they mourn him.

Anthony Bourdain wanted the Piña-White family of Eureka to enjoy the best food they could as they cruised through Europe on a Make-A-Wish Foundation trip.

Performance in Colorado tournament sets up Chaos '02 for strong summer

Even though there is still a way to go, the summer has already been a big one for the St. Louis Chaos 2002 softball team.

Beauchamp out at Lindbergh after 21 years

Tom Beauchamp is out as Lindbergh High's football coach. The Lindbergh Schools Board of Education held its monthly meeting Tuesday night and voted not to ...

Unexpected home return gives thankful Eureka a thrill

EUREKA • Less than two months ago, the Meramec River crested at 46 feet, flooding portions of Eureka High School and destroying the school's main gym floor.

No. 1 small school: Talented Trinity tests itself on national stage

SPANISH LAKE • The Trinity football team has lost two games in the last two seasons.

POLITICAL PARTY COMMITTEES: Contested races only for Republican spots  Leader Publications

In addition to deciding county and state races in the Aug. 7 primary election, voters in eight townships in the county will decide political party committee positions.

DeNoyer dismissed as coach of Lafayette baseball, softball programs

Scott DeNoyer is out as the head coach of the Lafayette High School baseball and softball programs.

Power Five commitment recap: June 1-7  247Sports

The 2020 recruiting cycle is heating up as some of the top high school football prospects around the country are announcing where they will play in college.

Flames football position breakdown: Offensive line  Lynchburg News and Advance

The Liberty football position breakdowns continue with the offensive line. Four out of five starters and nine of the 10 on last season's two deep return, plus five ...

Ballwin woman killed in Eureka accident

Highway 109 is closed at Alt Road due to a fatal accident.

DESE approves waivers relieving area school districts from making up flood days  Leader Publications

Local school districts that called off school last week because of flooding don't have to make those days up, thanks to waivers from the state Department of ...

Residents of Eureka subdivision are making most of being stranded

The Mirasol subdivision became known as Mirasol Island to residents of the 500 or so homes there Wednesday.

Rising Meramec River threatens roads, homes, businesses  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Towns along the river are sandbagging ahead of expected crests later this week.

Wednesday's photos: More rain, but floodwaters start to recede from some areas

Residents in Missouri river towns like Pacific and Eureka pack sandbags and move out of their homes and businesses in preparation of coming floodwaters.

Parkway West Showdown: Liberty (Wentzville) 65, Lafayette 49 | Lafayette High School

Lafayette senior Trey Griffey (42) puts up a shot against the defense of Liberty junior Jayce Catchings (32) and senior Jarring McKeithen (20) during the first ...

$50 tryout put Zobrist on path to major leagues  Fairfield Daily Republic

Ben Zobrist climbed into his 1980 Ford pickup truck and cried. His high school team had just lost in the 2000 Illinois state regionals, but that's not exactly why he ...

See the St. Louis nurses who were honored at the Heart of Healthcare Awards Luncheon

As we celebrate National Nurses Week, see who was honored at the annual St. Louis Post-Dispatch's Nurses: The Heart of Healthcare luncheon on Thursday at ...

Cost of buying out flood-prone homes: $5 billion and rising

Over the past three decades, federal and local governments have poured more than $5 billion into buying tens of thousands of vulnerable properties across the ...

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