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County Executive Sam Page appears in a mask at the July 2020 ribbon cutting for 9 Mile Garden food truck plaza in Affton.

St. Louis County reinstating mask mandate Monday

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor July 23, 2021

St. Louis County and St. Louis will require masks in all indoor public places regardless of vaccination status starting Monday.  The health order requires everyone 5 and older to wear a mask regardless...

Lindbergh changes board meeting day

Lindbergh changes board meeting day

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter July 23, 2021

The Lindbergh Board of Education announced their scheduled meeting times are moving to the third Thursday of each month at their meeting July 13, as opposed to the second Tuesday meeting used in the past. Superintendent...

The Affton School District vaccinated every teacher and staff member who wanted a COVID-19 vaccine at an event at Affton High School Monday, March 15, 2021, seen above.

Increase in daily new cases and high positivity rates put county in CDC red zone

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter July 23, 2021

St. Louis County is now in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention red zone after an increase in new daily COVID cases and a high test positivity rate.  As of July 21, the county is seeing an...

Former OHS student sworn-in to board

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor July 23, 2021

The Mehlville Board of Education welcomed a newcomer in April when former Oakville High School student Patrick McKelvey was sworn in after the municipal election. McKelvey, 23, is a 2015 graduate of Oakville...

My great adventure by sea and train

My great adventure by sea and train

By Carl Hendrickson, For the Call July 23, 2021

It was July when I disembarked from the small ship in Russian America. The year was 1947 and the land is now called Alaska, meaning “great land” in the language of the native Aleuts. This territory...

City amends excessive noise ordinance

City amends excessive noise ordinance

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter July 23, 2021

The Crestwood Board of Aldermen amended an excessive animal noise ordinance to be less forgiving to offenders at the June 22 meeting. Changes to the ordinance were drafted by the Public Works Board for...

First day of school in 2019 at Dressel Elementary.

Back-to-school vaccines offered at library

July 23, 2021

The Visiting Nurses Association will provide school readiness vaccinations for school-age children and teenagers at Grant’s View Branch of the St. Louis County Library, 9700 Musick Road, from 11 a.m....

Pictured above, from left, are Carol’s husband Greg Jacobsmeyer, critical care paramedic Janis Smith, Acting Battalion Chief Lee Bennion, Carol Jacobsmeyer, critical care paramedic Chris Ekiss and private James Teeple.

Mehlville Fire Protection District recognizes lifesaving EMS team

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter July 22, 2021

Several employees of the Mehlville Fire Protection District were recognized last month at a Board of Directors meeting for their efforts in helping to save the life of a fire district resident who went...

Scott Credit Union in Crestwood uses an electronic messaging sign.

Crestwood Board of Aldermen approve new electronic sign on Watson Road

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter July 22, 2021

Watson Road will see a new electronic message center after the Crestwood Board of Aldermen approved a conditional use permit for TD Nail & Bar to install a new sign at 9800 Watson Road at the board’s...

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