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Last week’s story, “Unique St. Louis Tapestry Needs New Home,” had an incorrect email address for the tapestry’s owner, Marsha Schuman. She can be reached at

In last week’s article on property assessments in Kirkwood the proposed 2019 real estate tax for the Kirkwood Special Business District is 36.3 cents per $100 of assessed valuation, as reported by the Webster-Kirkwood Times. However, this is a decrease of 5 cents from the 2018 rate. The Time…

Last week, a headline in the Webster-Kirkwood Times incorrectly suggested that the Kirkwood School District’s Board of Education approved students using the honorific title of “Mx.” That decision was made by the Kirkwood School District administration, not the school board.

Last week, Webster-Kirkwood Times incorrectly identified Des Peres Public Safety Officer Robert Mainini in a brief. Below is the corrected article.

Last week’s article on new school construction at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and School in Des Peres gave an incorrect enrollment figure. The school has 170 students, and the early childhood center has 120.

In the Jan. 11 Webster-Kirkwood Times Prime Times section, Martha Schenk, the new executive director of the Mary Culver Home for visually Impaired Women, was misidentified in her photograph.

Ann McReynolds is president of the Webster Groves Historical Society. Her title was incorrect in the Nov. 9 article, “World War I Veteran Remembered.”

"A Rockin' Greentree" photos which highlighted the Greentree Festival in the Sept. 21 Webster-Kirkwood Times, incorrectly identified the photograph of members of the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association as they rode in the Greentree Parade.

An article in the Aug. 3 Webster-Kirkwood Times about the proposed Interstate 44 pedestrian bridge contained an incorrect amount for a grant being considered by the city of Fenton, and already endorsed by the cities of Kirkwood and Sunset Hills. The grant, to be entered into with the St. Lou…

Last week's article on the Webster Groves School District's facilities report listed the district's service center as being on Pacific Avenue, the location of the district's warehouse. The service center is located at 3232 S. Brentwood Blvd.

The Times reported in its Feb. 16 "Area Crime Reports" that a woman's coat had been stolen from the break room at the Des Peres Sunrise Assisted Living. Information provided by police was incorrect. The theft did not occur at Sunrise.

DPZ Partners was mistakenly changed to "planning and zoning" in Michael Carmody's Feb. 16 letter on proposed new construction at Aberdeen Heights in Kirkwood.

The Webster Groves girls soccer team brought home a state championship in 2017 after a June 3 win over Notre Dame de Sion in a game played in Kansas City. The Statesmen won the Class 3 Missouri State Championship for the first time in school history. Last week's "Top 10" stories for 2017 omi…

Last week's story, "Kirkwood School District Board Faces Criticism Over Handling of Protests," contained an error about the student protest at Webster Groves High School. Webster Groves High School protesters were not given an unexcused absence as the story stated. Rather, students were mark…

In the Sept. 22 story on Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, the number of flat marker graves used between 1982 and 1987 was approximately 7,000, not 70,000 as printed in the story. Meaningful Causes founder Deborah Sanders Thomas also would like to cite the work of Carol Wood-Smith, Phyll…

Photographer Joe Sohm's multimedia production, "Visions of America," will take place in the newly-renovated Knight Auditorium at Webster Groves High School on Saturday, Sept. 9, at 7 p.m. An incorrect date was printed in last week's issue. Tickets are $15 at the door and $10 in advance at th…

In the Aug. 18 Mailbag, a point made by letter writer Maya Moody was lost in the editing process.

Last week's article on seeking diversity in area police departments gave an incorrect starting salary for police in Webster Groves. The incorrect salary figure, supplied by the department, was not current. The correct starting salary, as of July 1, 2017, is $50,347.

Last week's article, "City Turns to County Parks for Rec Center Financing" incorrectly states that the new theatre will be called the Robert G. Reim Theatre. Kirkwood reports that a name for the new performing arts center has not been chosen.

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