Lemay News

Firefighters injured fighting house fire

Two firefighters were taken to the hospital for heat exhaustion after fighting a fire midday Memorial Day in the 9400 block of Gentry Avenue in Lemay, as seen above. Firefighters from the Lemay, Affton and Mehlville fire districts responded to the scene. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

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Sears at South County Center to close in September

Pictured above is South County Center. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The Sears store at South County Center will close in September, the company announced Thursday. The Sears at 250 South County Center Way is one of the anchors at the south county mall. Liquidation sales can begin as

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Interstate 55 complex gets mixed reaction from residents

Pictured above: The area along Forest Dale Drive that is proposed to become an apartment complex. Today, it is a forested site bordering Interstate 55. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Residents who live next to a proposed apartment complex at Interstate 55 and Lindbergh Boulevard are up in arms

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JB Blast Celebration set to take off July 3

The 2018 JB Blast will take place this year at dusk on Tuesday, July 3, at Jefferson Barracks Park, 345 North Road. Admission is free. The event will kick off with County Executive Steve Stenger singing “The Star-Spangled Banner” at 7 p.m. Stenger sponsors the celebration, as he once did as the 6th District councilman.

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UPDATED: Man on scooter struck, killed on Telegraph Road

A 79-year-old man riding a scooter died Saturday night after he was hit by a minivan at the intersection of Telegraph and Barracksview roads. Police identified the man Tuesday as Alan Landis, 79, of the 300 block of Kingston Drive in Lemay, 63125. Police are still investigating the two-car crash, which happened around 8 p.m. Saturday,

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Memorial Day ceremony to be held at Jefferson Barracks

The annual Memorial Day services at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery are open to the public and will begin at 10 a.m. Monday, May 28, with a procession to the Old Flag Circle where ceremonies will be conducted to remember and honor all military members who have served or are currently serving the nation. Retired U.S.

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St. Charles judge will decide whether Trakas stays as councilman

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com A St. Charles judge will decide whether 6th District County Councilman Ernie Trakas, R-Oakville, has to forfeit his office for violating the county Charter with his work as an attorney for public school districts. St. Louis County Circuit Judge Douglas Beach transferred the case to the St. Charles County

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