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Meramec Bottom driver thanks ‘unselfish’ people who clean up trash

Letters to the editor

June 24, 2020

To the editor: Here’s a shoutout to the individual(s) who picked up the trash and litter alongside Wells and Meramec Bottoms roads. Thank you very much for your gesture. As a person who has done this section of road in the past, I can appreciate the time and energy expended to accomplish this task....

Crestwood Parks and Recreation announces COVID reopening plan

The pool at the Crestwood Aquatic Center's lazy river and slide, as seen in a photo from Westport Pools.

June 23, 2020

Crestwood will begin the process of reopening its parks and recreation facilities, including the Community Center, the city announced Monday.  Beginning July 1, the Parks and Recreation Department said in a Facebook post will begin taking reservations for pavilions, tennis courts and ball fields...

VIDEO: See bulldozers demolish Lindbergh High School Math Building

The LHS Math Building comes down.

June 23, 2020

The Lindbergh High School Math Building is coming down today, the first major step in construction of the new Lindbergh High School. The building demolition is the first major step in construction for the $89 million new Lindbergh High School, which will be built at the site of the current LHS usi...

Unclear federal guidance stalls pandemic relief spending in Missouri

A lawsuit argued that only state health director Dr. Randall Williams, seen here last week with Gov. Mike Parson, had the power to shut down businesses in Missouri.

By Madison McVan and Claire Colby, Missouri Information Corps

June 23, 2020

More than $2 billion in coronavirus response money is floating around Missouri, but it’s currently unclear how and when officials will spend it all. The federal government sent $2.38 billion to Missouri as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which was passed March 27....

Crestwood relaxing business regulations during pandemic

Crestwood City Hall

June 18, 2020

The Crestwood Board of Aldermen has relaxed requirements on businesses, which will allow businesses to temporarily use outdoor areas and parking lots to accommodate more customers in light of COVID-19. The city also announced it is waiving its site plan and temporary signage fees. For more informatio...

St. Louis County holding a Virtual Job Fair today and Friday

St. Louis County holding a Virtual Job Fair today and Friday

June 18, 2020

St. Louis County Workforce Development will be hosting a Virtual Job Fair that continues today, Thursday, June 18, along with Friday, June 19. The event will feature multiple industries and many employers in the St. Louis metro area, complete with direct application links and contact information for immediat...

Oakville lottery winner uncovers $100,000 prize in Scratchers game

Oakville lottery winner uncovers $100,000 prize in Scratchers game

June 14, 2020

An Oakville lottery winner scored big, one of at least three lottery winners in South County this year to win at least $100,000. Vantrish St. Clair of Oakville uncovered a $100,000 top prize on a Missouri Lottery Scratchers ticket. In the Missouri Lottery’s announcement of the win, the lottery did n...

No joke: Affton woman wins lottery on April Fool’s Day

No joke: Affton woman wins lottery on April Fool's Day

June 13, 2020

An Affton woman won $116,000 in the lottery April 1, but considering the date, at first couldn’t believe it. Cynthia Feldhaus, a frequent Missouri Lottery Show Me Cash player from Affton, matched all five numbers in the April 1 drawing to win a jackpot of $116,000. Her winning ticket was purchase...

St. Louis County gets a new sheriff

Scott Kiefer

June 12, 2020

Scott Kiefer has been appointed sheriff of St. Louis County, the county court system said in an announcement June 3. He will supervise approximately 100 employees and was appointed to the role by Judicial Administrator Hope E. Whitehead. Kiefer graduated from the University of Central Missouri with...

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