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Mehlville continues to provide meals to students during extended shutdown

Mehlville continues to provide meals to students during extended shutdown

April 6, 2020

Meals will continue to be provided to Mehlville School District students during the COVID-19 shutdown, during the extended school shutdown through April 22. Meals will be available for pickup at seven locations Monday through Friday. A new time schedule begins Monday, April 6. You can pick up mea...

Jefferson County reports second death from coronavirus, unveils data dashboard

Jefferson County reports second death from coronavirus, unveils data dashboard

Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

April 6, 2020

Jefferson County has reported its second death from the coronavirus, just days after its first death during the COVID-19 pandemic. Of 76 total cases, the county has had two deaths and one recovered case, according to a new data dashboard unveiled on the Jefferson County Department of Health’s web...

St. Louis County coronavirus cases nearing 1,000

St. Louis County coronavirus cases nearing 1,000

Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

April 6, 2020

Just over two weeks after St. Louis County’s first death from COVID-19, its number of coronavirus deaths doubled between Friday and Monday as the county approaches 1,000 total cases. The county now has 985 total cases and 14 deaths, up from 781 cases Friday and 663 Thursday, according to the late...

St. Louis County coronavirus deaths nearly double this weekend

St. Louis County coronavirus deaths nearly double this weekend

Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

April 5, 2020

Update: In numbers released Monday morning, the total number of cases stands at 985 and the deaths at 14.  Two weeks after its first death from COVID-19, St. Louis County nearly doubled its number of coronavirus deaths this weekend. The county now has 862 total cases and 13 deaths, up from 781 cases Frid...

Free drive-thru meals, diapers available at St. Louis County Library during school shutdown

Free drive-thru meals, diapers available at St. Louis County Library during school shutdown

April 5, 2020

The St. Louis County Library and Operation Food Search are providing drive-thru food pickup and diapers for children at select branch locations Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, including at the Weber Road branch in South County. All libraries are currently closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, bu...

Livestreaming and taking temperatures: As Legislature returns, it will look different

Livestreaming and taking temperatures: As Legislature returns, it will look different

Madison Czopek, Missouri News Network

April 4, 2020

Y MADISON CZOPEK Missouri  News Network Lawmakers will return to the Capitol next week with new measures in place to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 among themselves and essential employees who work in the building. The precautions include implementing checkpoints at entrances, livestreaming legislati...

‘Stay home, Missourians’: Parson issues statewide stay-at-home order

‘Stay home, Missourians’: Parson issues statewide stay-at-home order

April 4, 2020

Missouri Gov, Mike Parson issued a statewide stay-at-home order Friday, but he’s leaving the details of what business are essential and non-essential to local governments. The directive came weeks after local Missouri officials like St. Louis County Executive Sam Page and St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewso...

Some areas of South County, St. Louis County hit harder than others by coronavirus

Some areas of South County, St. Louis County hit harder than others by coronavirus

Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

April 3, 2020

Updated at 4:25 p.m. April 3 with update on Crestwood and Sunset Hills, plus more North County ZIP codes.  Some areas of South County and St. Louis County are being hit harder by the coronavirus than others, according to data the county released Friday that for the first time breaks down the county...

Fair St. Louis canceled by coronavirus

Fair St. Louis canceled by coronavirus

April 3, 2020

Fair St. Louis is canceled this year due to the coronavirus. Fair St. Louis and America’s Birthday Parade will not hold their 2020 Independence Day celebrations scheduled to take place July 2, 3 and 4, 2020, in downtown St. Louis. The decision to cancel the free events was made “due to COVID-19 healt...

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