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Friendship Village resident receives French Legion of Honor for World War II service

Friendship Village resident receives French Legion of Honor for World War II service

March 12, 2020

A South County resident was awarded France’s highest distinction, the Legion of Honor, during a ceremony at Friendship Village Feb. 25. The consul general of France for the Midwest region, Guillaume Lacroix, shown above top left, presented the Legion of Honor medal to Friendship Village resident ...

Serve as a delegate and choose our next president

Serve as a delegate and choose our next president

March 6, 2020

Healthy Living By Carl Hendrickson It’s hard to believe this far into the presidential race, but the beginning of the presidential election year in Missouri starts March 10 with the Missouri presidential primary. Over the next few months the political parties will be selecting delegates to attend their re...

A new year is a chance to reach your goals, dreams

A new year is a chance to reach your goals, dreams

January 9, 2020

Healthy Living By Carl Hendrickson A New Year! Where did 2019 go? On New Year’s Day I celebrated my 83rd birthday. Eighty-three is an age I did not envision as a young man. Middle age is long behind me. I practiced law for 30 years and then spent eight years in the Missouri House of Representative...

Adworth Senior Living plan is OK’d by Planning Commission

Adworth Senior Living plan is OK’d by Planning Commission

November 15, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com South County could get more senior housing in plans under consideration by St. Louis County. The county Planning Commission voted 7-0 last week to recommend approval of a senior living complex at Adworth Drive in South County. Commis...

‘The loneliest holiday’ doesn’t have to be lonely

‘The loneliest holiday’ doesn’t have to be lonely

November 14, 2019

Healthy Living  By Carl Hendrickson  I still remember Nov. 24, 1955, my first Thanksgiving without family. I was 18 years old and finishing Army basic training at Fort Ord, California. Although surrounded by more than 30 other young men in my platoon, I was lonely. In the future I would spend othe...

‘Healthy living’ is not just about our physical fitness

‘Healthy living’ is not just about our physical fitness

October 31, 2019

Healthy Living  By Carl Hendrickson  Healthy living! What does it mean? To many the first thing to come to mind is caring for the body. Eating nourishing foods, getting exercise, limiting alcohol intake, periodic doctor visits. My wife, a nurse, makes sure that I eat healthy and limit my intake of ...

Public hearings set for first St. Louis County medical marijuana dispensaries, Delmar Gardens expansion

Public hearings set for first St. Louis County medical marijuana dispensaries, Delmar Gardens expansion

October 11, 2019

The St. Louis County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing next week on its first requests for medical marijuana dispensaries, along with changing county sign regulations, a Cafe Telegraph parking expansion and expanding the Delmar Gardens facility in Fenton. The planning panel will meet for th...

Signs to be raised for Cloria Brown Highway

Signs to be raised for Cloria Brown Highway

October 10, 2019

State Rep. Jim Murphy, R-Oakville, will hold an official dedication of the Cloria Brown Memorial Highway to honor the late state representative Thursday, Oct. 17 at St. Johns United Church of Christ in Green Park. Murphy filed legislation earlier this year to dedicate a section of Lindbergh Boulevar...

Proportional voting could solve the Electoral College

Proportional voting could solve the Electoral College

September 19, 2019

Healthy Living By Carl Hendrickson The Electoral College has been a topic of discussion ever since the 2016 presidential election. Donald Trump won with a majority of the Electoral College, but not the popular vote. To many this seems unfair. The Electoral College is a body of electors est...

What will you do with the next year of your one life?

What will you do with the next year of your one life?

August 29, 2019

Healthy Living By Carl Hendrickson My wife, eldest son, three of our grandchildren, and I attended the Pompeii Exhibition at the St. Louis Science Center. According to an eyewitness account by the Roman writer Pliny the Younger, Mount Vesuvius erupted in August 79, burying Pompeii’s inhabi...

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