Lemay News

In its 20th year, JB Blast is now under new leadership in Trakas

Pictured above: County Council Presiding Officer Ernie Trakas gives opening remarks at the 20th JB Blast at Jefferson Barracks Park July 3. This year, Trakas was in charge of the festivities, after the resignation of former County Executive Steve Stenger. Photo by Erin Achenbach.  By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The 20th edition of the

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PHOTOS: A little rain doesn’t stop the JB Blast

Rain didn’t stop South County from enjoying the 20th year of the JB Blast at Jefferson Barracks Park last Wednesday, featuring live music, an appearance from County Executive Sam Page and a fireworks show. This year, County Council Presiding Officer Ernie Trakas was in charge of the festivities, after the resignation of former County Executive

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Hearings set on senior housing, storage, RV plans

The St. Louis County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing Monday, July 15, on several potential developments in South County, including a senior-housing facility, regulations on storage facilities and senior housing, and an expansion of Midwest RV Center. The planning panel will meet for the hearing at 7 p.m. Monday, July 15, in the

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Mehlville students raise money for BackStoppers at summer session

The students and staff of the Mehlville School District’s Summer Session raised more than $2,000 June 27 for BackStoppers. The elementary schools held a ‘PJs for Police’ fundraiser, and middle-school students did a Hats on for Police fundraiser. At Mehlville High School, students had a friendly fundraising competition, and the winning class received a pretzel

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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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