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Ryan Hummert sculpture unveiled, dedicated

Several hundred came to Ryan Hummert Memorial Park on Thursday, July 21, in Maplewood to dedicate the sculpture of Maplewood firefighter Ryan Hummert. The day was the eighth anniversary of the day that Maplewood firefighter Hummert was shot and killed on the first and only fire call of his career.

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Top posts: Ryan Hummert sculpture, Maplewood officials & CBC, car wreck

The Ryan Hummert Memorial will be dedicated on Thursday — the sculpture was installed last week — a post with photos of that was the most popular post of the week. Following that was news of a car crashing into a living room, Maplewood officials killing Craft Beer Cellar’s hope to open in Maplewood, and MRH eliminating a position, which meant an admin had to leave.

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Reopen the Manhassett Village Store, resident says

Brentwood resident, Barry Williams, said he has fond memories of going to the old Manhasset Village Store, which is the only building left standing, on Eager Road, after the former Manhassett Village was demolished. Now he’d like to see it reopened as a store.

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Maplewood History: First There Were Horses

Horses have been a part of our community from the first time James Sutton rode one here from his blacksmith shop in downtown St. Louis to inspect this wooded tract that he would eventually purchase.  No doubt there were horses ridden through what would one day become Maplewood prior to Sutton’s 1826 purchase.

MRH admin position eliminated

The position of the Maplewood Richmond Heights High School director of alternative services and student activities (which included the duties of athletic director) has been eliminated in the 2016-17 fiscal year starting on July 1, according to an email from the district to 40 South News.