Lemay News

JB Blast’s 20th annual fireworks display is tonight

The JB Blast, south St. Louis County’s biggest Fourth of July celebration, is returning to Jefferson Barracks Park this year for its 20th year. The JB Blast is sponsored by St. Louis County Executive Same Page, County Council Presiding Officer Ernie Trakas, St. Louis County Police, St. Louis County Parks and numerous business partners. This

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Boa constrictor swiped from Lemay exotic pet store

Pictured above: Another Columbian red tail boa constrictor just like the one stolen last week, as seen at a Lemay exotic pet store June 25. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com A boa constrictor was stolen from a Lemay exotic pet store June 16. But there is some justice, since Exotic

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Trakas to hold town hall for flood victims today

Pictured above: The Alabama Avenue Bridge, at the intersection of River City Boulevard and Lemay Ferry Road, is inaccessible as floodwater from the River des Peres continue to rise Thursday, May 30. Eight thousand feet of sandbags have been put in place along the River des Peres to mitigate flooding of nearby homes in South

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JB Blast returns for 20th year at Jefferson Barracks July 3

The JB Blast, south St. Louis County’s biggest Fourth of July celebration, is returning to Jefferson Barracks Park for its 20th year. This family-friendly evening will start at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, at the Amphitheater in Jefferson Barracks Park. This year, the Blast will feature a concert from 7 to 9 p.m., with fireworks

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South County ‘will experience flooding’ through 9 tonight

Pictured above: Heavy rain pounds a strip mall in Green Park Wednesday. Photo by Erin Achenbach. The National Weather Service is warning about the possibility of flash flooding through 9 tonight in South County. The advisory only applies to south central St. Louis County and southwest St. Louis city, officials said. Gauge reports indicate several

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Man goes on Dollar General crime spree in Lemay

Police are looking for a man who went on a Dollar General crime spree in South County, robbing two of the stores along Lemay Ferry Road at gunpoint. The robbery and another attempted robbery started at 10 a.m. May 23, when a man entered the Dollar General at 1060 Lemay Ferry Road. He approached the

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