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Mehlville, Oakville, Lindbergh high schools will return in person

Students walk to class during the passing period at Lindbergh High School Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018.
By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor October 13, 2020

Both Lindbergh Schools and the Mehlville School District will bring high school students back to in-person class by the end of October, and Lindbergh will move elementary students to five days a week in...

Lindbergh brings back high school students in person for hybrid, elementaries will go to five days a week

Members of the Lindbergh High School Class of 2020 graduate in masks at an outdoor drive-in graduation at the PowerPlex in Hazelwood in June.
By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor October 9, 2020

Lindbergh Schools had two major announcements Friday about more students returning to school by the end of October: Lindbergh High School students will return to school for hybrid learning Oct. 26, and...

Mehlville-Oakville rivalry football game returns to St. Louis County as restrictions are lifted

The Mehlville High School football team defeated the Oakville Tigers 28-25 Friday night, Nov. 1, 2013, in the first round of the Class 6 District 1 playoffs. In their last meeting Oct. 11, the Tigers prevailed over Mehlville in a 35-23 comeback victory. Above, Oakville’s Qian Johnson, left, is all over Mehlville quarterback Brendan Moore.
By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor October 9, 2020

St. Louis County announced this week that it is lifting the restriction on games for high-contact youth sports such as football, and the Mehlville School District's plan to bring football back to the district...

Body found in Green Park industrial area identified as police investigate ‘suspicious death’

Body found in Green Park industrial area identified as police investigate 'suspicious death'
October 8, 2020

The St. Louis County Police Department is investigating what the department is calling a suspicious death in the industrial area in Green Park. The body of an adult man was found around 8:46 a.m. Wednesday...

Today marks four years since Officer Snyder’s death in line of duty

Officer Blake Snyder
By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor October 6, 2020

Today, Oct. 6, marks four years since Officer Blake Snyder was murdered on duty while responding to a call in Green Park, but his memory lives on in South County through several permanent memorials that...

Pat Maroon does it again, winning Stanley Cup with new team

 Oakville hockey star and native Pat Maroon drinks out of the Stanley Cup for the second year in a row after the Tampa Bay Lightening defeated the Dallas Stars Sept. 28 for the Stanley Cup title. NHL players were kept in a ‘bubble’ and regularly tested for COVID-19 during the shortened season. ‘A kid from South County getting a Stanley Cup ring. Unbelievable,’ Maroon’s father Phil Maroon said.
By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor October 5, 2020

Oakville’s hometown hero did it again. Pat Maroon, 32, the Oakville native who famously helped the St. Louis Blues win the team’s first-ever Stanley Cup last year, won the Stanley Cup again Sept....

Green Park police will again come from St. Louis County

Former Blues player Pat Maroon started off his day with the Stanley Cup by taking photos with his family at his home in Clayton. Maroon then paid a visit to All American ice rink in Green Park, where St. Louis County Police officers, including Green Park Officer Jeremy Hake, posed for photos with Maroon and Stanley. After eating toasted raviolis from the Cup at Charlie Gitto’s on The Hill, Maroon then finished the day on a lake to the west of St. Louis with family and friends, and a private concert from country star Adam Sanders.
By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor October 2, 2020

As it has throughout its entire existence, the city of Green Park will continue to contract with the St. Louis County Police Department for police services for the next five years. The city has two dedicated...

St. Louis County advises against Halloween trick-or-treating, screaming and haunted houses due to pandemic

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By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor October 1, 2020

St. Louis County has issued a rating system for how safe Halloween activities are during the COVID-19 pandemic, and traditional trick-or-treating is classified as a high-risk activity. The county says...

Four years after his death, memory of Snyder lives on in South County

Officer Blake Snyder's father, mother, wife, son and other family members attend a dedication at the Affton Fire Protection District for the new Officer Blake Snyder Memorial Highway on Oct. 27, 2018. Snyder was killed nearly four years ago while responding to a domestic disturbance call in Green Park.
By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor October 1, 2020

Next week will mark four years since Officer Blake Snyder was murdered on duty while responding to a call in Green Park, but his memory lives on in South County through several permanent memorials that...

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