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Voters could weigh new zoo tax on November ballot to fund expansion

County Executive Steve Stenger, second from left, listens to Rep. Bob Burns, D-Affton, address the council last year, left to right: 5th District Councilman Pat Dolan, D-Richmond Heights, Chairman Sam Page, D-Creve Coeur, 1st District Councilwoman Hazel Erby and 4th District Councilwoman Rochelle Walton Gray, D-Black Jack. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

April 17, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor news3@callnewspapers.com St. Louis County and city voters could double the taxes they pay to the St. Louis Zoo if they approve a new sales tax for a zoo expansion in north county. The zoo is asking the County Council to approve a new sales tax of one-eighth of 1 cent....

Fenton fire district bond issue fails

April 13, 2018

The Fenton Fire Protection District’s Proposition F bond issue failed to gain enough votes to pass last week. The majority of district voters approved the measure for facilities upgrades, but bond issues need a 57-percent majority to pass. The measure gained 1,620 “yes” votes, or 50.19 percent, a...

Three sets of triplets meet again, just in time for Cardinals Opening Day

Three sets of triplets meet again, just in time for Cardinals Opening Day

April 5, 2018

The Missouri Baptist Medical Center is celebrating the St. Louis Cardinals’ Opening Day by posting a photo of three sets of triplets born at the hospital in Cardinals gear — enough to field an entire baseball team. The three sets of triplets are: Reed, Knox and Finn, sons of Ben and Jessica Kennedy...

FINAL RESULTS IN: Election results for south county candidates start pouring in

Newly elected Mehlville Board of Education members Lisa Messmer, left, and Tori Behlke after their victory Tuesday night.

April 3, 2018

Final results are in....  In today's election, voters in Crestwood and Sunset Hills chose aldermen and Mehlville and Lindbergh school district voters each chose from three Board of Education candidates for two open seats in today's election. Besides voting for elected officials, voters in sout...

Revis prevails over Linton in race for District 97 seat

Revis prevails over Linton in race for District 97 seat

February 13, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com A special election last week in a Jefferson County-based Missouri House district that includes some of south county made national news when Democrats flipped a seat held by Republicans for eight years. Democratic candidate Mike Revis, 27, defea...

Lindbergh among best school districts in country

February 12, 2018

Lindbergh Schools ranks among the best school districts in the United States, ac-cording to a recent study by the National Council for Home Safety and Security. Lindbergh consistently ranks among the top school districts in Missouri for academic achievement, ranking No. 1 in Missouri for student achie...

Revis apparent winner in race for 97th District House seat

Revis apparent winner in race for 97th District House seat

February 6, 2018

Democrat Mike Revis of Fenton is the apparent winner of today’s special election to fill the 97th Missouri House District seat, according to unofficial results. Revis received 1,787 votes — 51.558 percent — while Republican David Linton of Fenton garnered 1,679 votes — 48.442 percent. Revis...

Election 2018: Linton, Revis square off for District 97 seat

Election 2018: Linton, Revis square off for District 97 seat

February 1, 2018

Residents of south county and Jefferson County in the 97th Missouri House District who have gone unrepresented since September will elect a new state legislator in a special election next week. Republican David Linton and Democrat Mike Revis, both of Fenton, were selected by their parties to compete...

Open house slated for Lindbergh Central Office building

Open house slated for Lindbergh Central Office building

January 30, 2018

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Lindbergh Schools will host an open house next week during which the public can tour the district’s new Central Office building at 9350 Sappington Road. The open house for the new Central Office building, which was constructed on the 2.2-acre...

Wasinger weighs bid for county executive

Wasinger weighs bid for county executive

January 25, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com The Republican councilwoman representing Sunset Hills on the County Council is weighing whether to run for county executive, after previously announcing she would not seek re-election to her council seat. Since 3rd District Councilwoman Colleen W...

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