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Zimmerman will appear at series of town halls on rising property values, starting today

St. Louis County Assessor Jake Zimmerman speaks at the Oakville Democrats' ODO Fest in October 2018. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

June 20, 2019

Starting today, St. Louis County Assessor Jake Zimmerman is going to appear at a series of town halls with County Council members to address rising property assessments in the county. The first town hall happens today — Thursday, June 20 — at The Pavilion at Lemay. It will take place from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at recreation center, 205 Gregg Road in Jefferson Barracks Park in Lemay. Council Presidin...

Lindbergh issues $40 million in bonds for bond issue for its new high school

Lindbergh issues $40 million in bonds for bond issue for its new high school

June 19, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Lindbergh Schools will soon have half of its $105 million bond issue for a new high school in hand after a $40 million bond sale last week. The bonds are part of Proposition R, the district’s bond issue voters approved in April that will bu...

Chris Gaines signs on for another year as superintendent in Mehlville

Chris Gaines signs on for another year as superintendent in Mehlville

June 18, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  The Mehlville School District has signed Superintendent Chris Gaines on for another year, as the Board of Education unanimously voted to extend his rolling three-year contract through 2022. The board voted this spring to extend Gaines’ t...

Mehlville innovation heads to the four middle schools

Superintendent Chris Gaines getting sworn in as president of The School Superintendents Association.

June 13, 2019

Superintendent Chris Gaines getting sworn in as president of The School Superintendents Association. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Every middle school in the Mehlville School District will have an innovative “school within a school” starting this fall, extending the problem-base...

Anti-bullying group Lindbergh Upstanders is set to expand to other school districts

The Upstanders co-founders (from left to right) Erica Hoffman, Andrea Soaib, Robert Vogel, Renee McDonnell and Lisa Huffman celebrate the group's one-year anniversary in February at Helen Fitzgerald's.

June 12, 2019

The Upstanders co-founders (from left to right) Erica Hoffman, Andrea Soaib, Robert Vogel, Renee McDonnell and Lisa Huffman celebrate the group's one year anniversary in February at Helen Fitzgerald's. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com A year after the Lindbergh Upstanders Anti-Bull...

Precinct moves again; see its new design

Above: A rendering of the new Affton Southwest Precinct at Sappington and Gravois roads.

June 12, 2019

Above: A rendering of the new Affton Southwest Precinct at Sappington and Gravois roads. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The plans for the new Affton Southwest Precinct of the St. Louis County Police Department are falling into place just as the precinct is moving to yet another temporary l...

Zimmerman will address rising property values at town hall with Trakas, Clancy

St. Louis County Assessor Jake Zimmerman speaks at the Oakville Democrats' ODO Fest in October 2018. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

June 11, 2019

St. Louis County Council Presiding Officer Ernie Trakas, 5th District Councilwoman Lisa Clancy and county Assessor Jake Zimmerman will host a joint town hall to address rising property assessments in the county. The town hall will take place from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, June 20 at The Pavilion at Lema...

Lindbergh soccer falls to Nerinx in this year’s state quarterfinals

Lindbergh forward Erin Clancy, a senior, receives the ball and prepares to evade Nerinx midfielder Allison Brown, junior, during the state quarterfinals May 25 at Lindbergh. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

June 7, 2019

Lindbergh forward Erin Clancy, a senior, receives the ball and prepares to evade Nerinx midfielder Allison Brown, junior, during the state quarterfinals May 25 at Lindbergh. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Stephen Glover For the Call The quest for a state championship came to an end for the Lindbergh girls s...

Here are all the South County road closures caused by flooding

The intersection of River City Boulevard and Lemay Ferry Road is closed after being submerged by flood waters from the River des Peres Thursday, May 30. The Mississippi River, which backs up into the River des Peres, is expected to crest Saturday, June 8, at nearly 46 feet, about 4 feet lower than the record set in 1993. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

June 7, 2019

This is a breaking story and will be updated with new developments. St. Louis County and state officials are closing roads across South County due to near-record flooding along the Mississippi River this week. Some of the closures have been happening on and off since March as river waters rose. But ...

FLOODING: Mississippi River forecast to reach second-highest level; South County residents evacuated

County Executive Sam Page sandbags Tuesday in Bellefontaine Neighbors, with the help of volunteers.

June 7, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The Mississippi River will crest later than originally expected and at levels lower than the 1993 flood, but some South County residents have already been evacuated to an emergency shelter and others now have homes on “islands” cut off from ...

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