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Mehlville firefighters with cancer will get coverage

Fire Chief Brian Hendricks speaks during a MFPD Board of Directors meeting.
By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter April 1, 2020

The Mehlville Fire Protection District will begin to offer enhanced benefits to employees diagnosed with cancer after the Board of Directors approved changes to the fire district’s employee manual last...

South County has first four positive coronavirus cases in outbreak at group home

At the time this photo was taken in March, three residents and an employee at the South County Habilitation Center had tested positive for COVID-19, the first officially confirmed cases in South County.
By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor March 31, 2020

In what marks the first four officially confirmed cases of coronavirus in South County, three residents and an employee of a state-run home for the developmentally disabled have tested positive. Although...

South County COVID-19 testing is on hold

A sign points to the Mercy drive-thru testing site in Chesterfield. Mercy has also opened two sites in Jefferson County.
By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor March 31, 2020

Mercy placed a planned South County coronavirus testing site on hold last week the day it was set to open, but still plans to open the new site at some point. Plans for the South County testing were postponed...

First confirmed South County case: State group home resident has coronavirus

The St. Louis County Department of Public Health sent this information and more  to the South County Habilitation Center and every other long-term care facility in the county.
By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor March 29, 2020

In what marks the first officially confirmed case of coronavirus in South County, a resident of a state-run home for the developmentally disabled tested positive Sunday. A resident of the South County...

Panthers’ championship dreams dashed in the state quarterfinals

It was pandemonium after the Mehlville High School Panthers boys basketball team won the sectional championship versus Jackson in Hillsboro to make the state’s Elite Eight in March 2019 . After wading into the crowd to celebrate their win, Mehlville’s King Waller and Davion Bradford take selfies with fans. The team went on to lose in the state quarterfinals that year against CBC.
By Stephen Glover, For the Call March 26, 2020

One of the last team sports games played in the country before the full shutdown for the coronavirus was a heartbreak for Mehlville Panthers basketball. After leading 21-20 at halftime in the Missouri...

South County COVID-19 Restaurant Guide: Open for takeout and delivery

Curbside pickup was open at Helen Fitzgerald's in Sunset Hills March 18.
By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter March 26, 2020

After St. Louis County and the city of St. Louis banned dining in at restaurants last week to aid in slowing the spread of the novel coronavirus, many local restaurants are now offering carryout and delivery...

Mehlville Board of Education candidate forum postponed until May

Mehlville Board of Education candidate forum postponed until May
March 25, 2020

The Mehlville Board of Education candidate forum originally scheduled for this week has been postponed due to the coronavirus and the postponement of the elections originally set to be held April 7. The...

South County coronavirus testing site set to open today placed on hold

A sign points to the Mercy drive-thru testing site in Chesterfield. Mercy has also opened two sites in Jefferson County.
By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor March 25, 2020

Mercy placed a planned South County coronavirus testing site on hold Wednesday – the day it was set to open – but still plans to open the new site at some point. Plans for the South County testing...

School districts offer meals during closure

School districts offer meals during closure
March 24, 2020

The Mehlville School District will provide free meals for students during the COVID-19 shutdown March 23 to April 3. Free meals will be available for pickup from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, March 23, through...

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