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Mercy South’s new cancer center opens to public this week

The completed exterior of the David Sindelar Cancer Center on the Mercy Hospital South campus.

August 15, 2020

Construction is complete on Mercy Hospital South’s new cancer center. This week, patients walked in to the David M. Sindelar Cancer Care Center to receive the first treatments provided in the new, state-of-the-art, comprehensive cancer center. The center's first day of operation was Monday. “What ...

St. Louis Major League Soccer team name is … St. Louis City SC

The St. Louis City SC crest, unveiled Aug. 13, 2020.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

August 13, 2020

The Major League Soccer team coming to St. Louis got a name Thursday: St. Louis City SC, with team colors of red and blue accented with yellow and gray. The name is internationally inspired, but also intended as a tribute to both St. Louis and the residents of the region as a whole that will ultimately...

Lindbergh moves back first day of school for students, updates calendar

Green and Gold-themed kicks seen at the Lindbergh High School Class of 2020's drive-in graduation at the PowerPlex in June.

August 12, 2020

The first day of school for K-12 students in Lindbergh Schools will now fall on Thursday, Aug. 27, following a Board of Education vote Tuesday night to move back the start of school three days from its originally scheduled start date of Aug. 24. Students in grades K-3 will start the school year in classrooms under the district’s Green Light Plan, and students in grades 4-12 will sta...

All South County school districts go virtual, with Lindbergh keeping K-3 in classroom

Isad Menkovic, a third-grade student at Oakville Elementary, completes a math lesson.

By Gloria Lloyd and Erin Achenbach

August 12, 2020

All five South County school districts are mostly going virtual to start the school year due to rising cases of the coronavirus in St. Louis County. Four of the five districts —  Mehlville, Affton, Bayless and Hancock —  will be all-virtual to start. Lindbergh changed its earlier released plan to ...

Photos: Thousands still without power in South County after storms

A tree fell on a pool in St. Louis County in storm damage Monday, Aug. 10, 2020.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

August 11, 2020

Thousands of people in South County are waiting to have their electricity restored after powerful storms rolled through Monday night. So far, Ameren Missouri does not have an estimate when power will be restored, but said crews were working overnight to restore power to more than 70,000 households. Not...

Page likely wins two more years as county executive in four-way race

St. Louis County Executive Sam Page, right, and his wife, Jennifer, head to the polls Tuesday morning in Creve Coeur to vote for Page in the Democratic primary. Jennifer Page was dressed in scrubs to head to her job at Mercy Hospital South.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

August 7, 2020

St. Louis County voters most likely gave County Executive Sam Page two more years in office by handing him a commanding victory in the Democratic primary Tuesday in a four-way race with two well-known opponents. With 70,500 votes for 38 percent of the total vote, Page fended off well-funded challeng...

Lindbergh will start school year with K-3 students in person, all virtual for 4-12

Members of the Lindbergh High School Class of 2020 graduate in masks at an outdoor drive-in graduation at the PowerPlex in Hazelwood in June.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

August 6, 2020

Lindbergh Schools will start school this fall with only students third grade and younger in the buildings, while all students from fourth grade through high school will be attending virtually due to the St. Louis region’s rising trend of coronavirus cases. Lindbergh is the last South County distri...

St. Louis County Library closes all branches again, returns to curbside-only service

A patron picks up some books at the reopening of the St. Louis County Library's Daniel Boone Branch Library in Ellisville on June 19. Some areas of the library are sectioned off for social distancing.

August 6, 2020

The St. Louis County Library again closed all its branches last week, in an effort to stop the spread of the coronavirus. The libraries returned to curbside-only service July 29, in a move announced the day before. Just as they were from March to June, library buildings will be closed to the public...

South County Election Results: Page and Burns win

St. Louis County Executive Sam Page, right, and his wife, Jennifer, head to the polls Tuesday morning in Creve Coeur to vote for Page in the Democratic primary. Jennifer Page was dressed in scrubs to head to her job at Mercy Hospital South.

August 4, 2020

A number of local primary races were decided in elections today, Tuesday, Aug. 4. Among the key races for South County, County Executive Sam Page earned a likely re-election bid over challengers Mark Mantovani and county Assessor Jake Zimmerman, and Rep. Bob Burns earned the Democratic nod to face...

South County Election Day Guide August 2020

Students at Oakville Elementary participate in 'Kids Voting' for the November 2018 election.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

August 4, 2020

A number of local primary races will be decided today, Tuesday, Aug. 4, and the Call Newspapers Election Guide is here to give you everything you need to know. New this year, you can vote at any polling place. To find your polling place and a sample ballot, click here. But who will you vote fo...

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