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South county students view total eclipse

Unlike Jefferson County school districts, all south county school districts were in session Monday and took students outside to experience the Great American Solar Eclipse. Mehlville, Lindbergh, Affton, Bayless and Hancock Place districts all purchased eclipse glasses so that students could safely gaze at the sun before totality. Above, students at Lindbergh Schools’ new Dressel

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County celebrates total solar eclipse

The crowd began gathering Monday morning at Jefferson Barracks Park for the St. Louis County Parks and Recreation Department’s Great American Solar Eclipse Event. ‘The last time a total solar eclipse occurred in the greater St. Louis area was 1442, so this is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for all of us,’ County Executive Steve Stenger stated

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South county native seeks Democratic nod to challenge Wagner

A south county native has announced that he will seek the Democratic nomination to challenge U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner, R-Ballwin, in the 2nd Congressional District. Mark Osmack, a fourth-generation St. Louisan, was born and raised in south county. He attended public schools and graduated from Lindbergh High School before attending the University of Missouri-Columbia. During

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Eclipse Guide 2017: Where to Watch the Eclipse in St. Louis

Where will you be when the sky goes dark Monday, Aug. 21?Event locations in south county and Jefferson County range from restaurants to parks to libraries. If you’re still searching for glasses, we’ve noted which events are handing out free glasses while they last. We’ve also noted how much totality you can expect at each

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Bratton, Winkler to be wed Sept. 2 at St. Anthony of Padua

Paige Bratton, daughter of Patricia and Timothy Bratton of Arnold, and Marty Winkler, son of Margaret and James Winkler of St. Louis, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. Bratton, of Arnold, is a 2009 graduate of Fox High School and a 2012 graduate of Lindenwood University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education.

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Community Bible Study begins new year

South County Community Bible Study staff have been preparing for the 2017-2018 study, which will start at 9:15 a.m. Friday, Aug. 25, at ROC Ministries, 802 Kinswood Lane. This year’s study will discuss “Red Sea to the Jordan River” and will be taken from the books of Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers. It will tell the

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‘Lil’ Ol’ Band From Texas’ ZZ Top still rocking

By Alan Sculley For the Call ZZ Top fans last fall received the chance to enjoy something the group has rarely done in a career that now stretches more than 40 years — a live album. Titled “Live — Greatest Hits From Around the Globe,” the album features concert performances of 15 of the best-known

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