Healthy Living

Flag Day is a good time to remember sacrifice

Marc Garcia plays the trumpet at a ceremony at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetary. Photo by Bill Milligan. By Carl Hendrickson For the Call I stood at attention, with my back straight, or as straight as an old man could, with my hand over my heart. I had arrived early to pick up our granddaughters from

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Memorial Day continues beyond a weekend

Healthy Living By Carl Hendrickson We are the survivors. We put on our country’s uniform, ready to face death. We are the ones who came home. This month, however, we honor those who did not survive, who came home in a coffin. They put on their country’s uniform and faced death, not in search of

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Peace Haven senior facility hoping for expansion

Pictured above: A rendering of the proposed upgrades and redevelopment to Peace Haven. Peace Haven has operated since 1952, five years before Sunset Hills was incorporated.  By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Peace Haven, the Christian Science senior-care facility that has been in Sunset Hills since before the city was incorporated, is planning an $18 million

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First rabies found in county in 2019 in bat

After being sent for testing on April 17, a local bat has tested positive for rabies. This is the first bat to test positive for rabies in St. Louis County this year.  This event serves as a reminder that residents should always be cautious around wildlife. “Residents need to be aware that area bats have

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Drop off unwanted drugs Saturday, April 27

The St. Louis County and Sunset Hills police departments are participating in the annual National Take Back Initiative from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27. The SLCPD has 13 locations where anyone can drop off unused, unwanted or found prescription drugs. Local locations are: Green Park City Hall: 11100 Mueller Road #2, Green

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Circuit breaker credit up for debate

By Tom Coulter Columbia Missourian JEFFERSON CITY — Low-income seniors who pay rent in Missouri could soon be disqualified from receiving a property tax credit if a bill up for perfection this week is approved. Senate Bill 208 would limit the Senior Citizens Property Tax Credit to Missouri homeowners, marking a major change to a tax

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