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Oakville softball hammers in district win

Oakville softball hammers in district win

October 22, 2019

By Bill Milligan For the Call Oakville softball is in the habit of making the best of a bad situation this season. On Tuesday, Oct. 15, starting third baseman Amanda Fitzwilliam was in a car crash. On Friday, she hit two home runs to lead Oakville to the Class 4A, District 2 championship over Rock...

Freeholders grilled by council; city ones fail

Dr. Alex Garza at the first and so far only meeting of the St. Louis city-county Board of Freeholders at St. Louis City Hall. Garza was appointed to the Freeholders by County Executive Sam Page.

October 22, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The St. Louis County Council grilled County Executive Sam Page’s nine prospective appointees to the 19-member Board of Freeholders last week on issues ranging from their views on a potential city-county merger to whether they feel they can ...

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...

Free flu shot clinics offered in South County and St. Louis area

Gov. Mike Parson gets his flu shot in October 2019.

October 9, 2019

The single best way to protect yourself and others against the flu is to get vaccinated each year, and several St. Louis hospitals are offering free flu shots in South County this weekend and next. Gov. Mike Parson and First Lady Teresa Parson received their annual flu shots last week and urge ...

Another open house to be held on Meramec pedestrian bridge; feedback mixed so far

Pictured above: A proposed rendering of the pedestrian bridge project. Rendering courtesy of Great River Greenway.

October 9, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Residents can weigh in again on a pedestrian bridge proposed for the north side of the new westbound Interstate 44 bridge over the Meramec River after the project received a mix of positive and negative feedback from the 169 attendees at...

Freeholders include just one South County representative; council pushing back

Then-council chairman Sam Page listens to Police Chief John Belmar during a committee meeting in 2018. Now County Executive, Page will renegotiate the lease for The Crossings, formerly Northwest Plaza mall. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

October 8, 2019

Forand excited for ‘honor’ of representing South County By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Members of the St. Louis County Council are pushing back against County Executive Sam Page’s nine selections for the city-county Board of Freeholders because, among other reasons, on...

Page names Board of Freeholders; only one from South County, only one from unincorporated

Mantovani talks with Amy Stuber of Creve Coeur and John Snodgrass of Richmond Heights. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

October 1, 2019

St. Louis County Executive Sam Page announced his appointments to the Board of Freeholders Tuesday, and of the nine freeholders, only one is from South County and only one is from unincorporated St. Louis County. The Board of Freeholders will consider changing the structure of local government in St. Loui...

Wednesday is National Coffee with a Cop Day; have a cuppa with St. Louis County police

Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

October 1, 2019

The St. Louis County Police Department is joining National Coffee with a Cop Day for the first time this year. Local precinct officers will participate in the national event Wednesday, Oct. 2. The public is invited to join officers and command staff for coffee and conversation. Each precinct will have its own locati...

Unincorporated residents get more representation in zoning plans

Pictured above: A map of the unincorporated portions of south St. Louis County.

October 1, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Officials in St. Louis County are looking at various initiatives to give unincorporated county residents more representation on the county Planning Commission and in local zoning decisions. The St. Louis County Planning Commission only...

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