Community

Spring has sprung

Spring has sprung in one Sunset Hills resident’s garden. Mary Halloran, who lives off West Watson Road in Sunset Hills, shows off her colorful garden full of tulips that bloomed last Tuesday. Halloran planted the bulbs at the beginning of fall.

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‘Carrying the Cross’ for Easter

Cornerstone Community Church of God, 2833 Telegraph Road, hosted a ‘Carrying the Cross’ event Saturday ahead of Easter this weekend. The church had three different sizes of crosses to carry so the whole family ‘could experience a little of what it must have been like for Jesus,’ the church said.  

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Storms expected overnight could bring hail or tornadoes

Storms expected Wednesday night into Thursday morning in the St. Louis region could bring hail and even tornadoes, the National Weather Service St. Louis said. The NWS said that residents of the region should set up weather alerts in case of severe weather. With hail, possible tornadoes and “damaging wind gusts” anticipated, a weather radio

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Crestwood uses Community Development Block Grant for city needs

The Crestwood Board of Aldermen unanimously voted last week to use the city’s 2020 Community Block Grant funds to defray the cost of constructing handicapped-accessible access to the front of City Hall. Cities and St. Louis County receive federal funding through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, or HUD. The HUD website states

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Green Park offering grants to fix up houses

Green Park started a program last year to provide assistance to homeowners who want to fix up their houses, above and beyond the city’s existing partnership with St. Louis County to allocate Community Development Block Grants for grants to residents. “I take great pleasure in announcing to Green Park homeowners a new city-funded grant program

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Ellarose Mae Nichols

Jared and Jourdan (Kruchowski) Nichols of Oakville announce the birth of their third child, a daughter, named Ellarose Mae Nichols. The baby was born at Freeman Hospital in Joplin, Missouri at 6 pounds, 11 ounces and 19 inches long on Dec. 28, 2018. Older sisters are Everly, 4, and Etta, 2. Maternal grandparents are Joe

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