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Newcomer Kurt Voss wins election to Grantwood Village board in four-way race

Newcomer Kurt Voss wins election to Grantwood Village board in four-way race

April 8, 2021

A newcomer won election to the Grantwood Village Board of Trustees Tuesday night in a race that saw four candidates vying for three seats on the board. Kurt Voss, the newcomer to city office, was the...

Kindergarten students at Forder Elementary are shown here during a school activity in February 2020 where they paired for reading, and whenever they got to an emotion in the book, they would have to make a face to show their partner what emotion they were feeling. Their partner would try to guess the emotion.

A look back a year ago, pre-pandemic: Forder kindergarteners work on showing emotions

April 8, 2021

Editor’s note: Schools are closed to visitors and extra activities right now due to the COVID-19 pandemic, so we thought we’d take a look back at past philanthropic activities at local schools. Here’s...

Jesse Morrison

New Crestwood Ward 1 Alderman Jesse Morrison is eager to take his seat

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter April 8, 2021

Crestwood will welcome new Ward 1 and Ward 4 aldermen after the election Tuesday, including longtime Public Works Board member Jesse Morrison, who ran unopposed for a three-year term representing Ward...

Buffaloes along Lemay Ferry Road? Inflatable turkeys along Telegraph? Supporters of the Mehlville School District’s Proposition S bond issue donned eye-catching costumes at the March 13 ‘donut drive-thru’ at Mehlville High that featured MHS students, above, with junior Emma Maxwell as the Bierbaum Buffalo mascot. Similar sign rallies were also held in Oakville. Another ‘donut drive-thru’ to rally for Prop S was set at the same schools Saturday, April 3.

Mehlville School District voters pass first bond issue since 1992

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor April 7, 2021

Voters approved the Mehlville School District’s Proposition S bond issue with more than 80 percent of the vote Tuesday, the first time voters passed a bond issue since 1992. South County voters also...

The sign at Scott Credit Union in Crestwood along Watson Road.

Crestwood rewrites its zoning code; makes changes to zoning citywide, but especially along Watson Road

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter April 7, 2021

Crestwood has a new zoning code approved by the Board of Aldermen earlier this year that changes how the city handles zoning issues. Aldermen unanimously passed the revamped zoning code Jan. 12, the culmination...

Dierbergs and McBride homes will work together to develop the former Crestwood Plaza mall site, taking over from former developer Walpert Properties, whose mixed-used development proposal fell through due to COVID.

Second Crestwood TIF Commission meeting postponed to April 22

April 7, 2021

The Crestwood TIF Commission has delayed its second meeting following an organizational meeting Feb. 4 until Thursday, April 22. The panel will examine a request for tax-increment financing from grocery...

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

South County election results: Here’s who and what won

April 6, 2021

These are final unofficial election results for South County, with 100 percent of precincts reporting. Look for continuing coverage this week online and in print. The Mehlville School District's Proposition...

South County Election Guide 2021

South County Election Guide 2021

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor April 6, 2021

The St. Louis Call has full election coverage for the April 6 municipal election in South County cities and school districts. You can still vote in person at satellite voting sites through Monday, April...

Inside the Joseph Sappington House.

Crestwood signs letter of intent to move historic log cabin

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter April 6, 2021

Plans to move a historic log cabin from Affton to Crestwood moved ahead as the Crestwood Board of Aldermen approved a letter of intent for the $200,000 relocation plan at a special meeting last week. The...

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