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Bayless updates communication system districtwide with federal security grant

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter September 29, 2021

In late 2020, Bayless School District received $400,000 in the form of a security grant, meaning it can be used for coordination with law enforcement or other security issues in a district. Bayless...

Affton named a Distinguished District by Project Lead the Way for third year

Affton named a Distinguished District by Project Lead the Way for third year

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter September 28, 2021

For the third year in a row, the Affton School District has been named a Project Lead The Way Distinguished District, making it the only Missouri school district and one of 17 districts in the country...

ESSER used for COVID, learning loss

ESSER used for COVID, learning loss

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter September 27, 2021

Beginning in March 2020, the federal government began awarding Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief funds to school districts across the country. The funds were given out in three rounds...

In this December 1979 black-and-white photo submitted in the 1980s to the National Register of Historic Places, the view of the house is seen from the southeast.

Crestwood aldermen will again consider proposal to relocate cabin

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor September 9, 2021

The Joseph Sappington Log Cabin could still make its home in Crestwood after all when the Crestwood Board of Aldermen considers an ordinance at its upcoming meeting Tuesday to authorize the cabin’s move...

Police investigating fatal accident in Affton Tuesday

Police investigating fatal accident in Affton Tuesday

July 28, 2021

A 15-year-old was killed after a single-vehicle accident in Affton Tuesday. At approximately 8:33 p.m. July 27, officers from the Affton Southwest Precinct responded to a call for service for an accident...

Police shoot Affton man after he pointed firearm at officers

Police shoot Affton man after he pointed firearm at officers

July 6, 2021

An Affton man is facing charges after pointing a loaded rifle at St. Louis County police Friday, authorities said.  Bryan Hill, 32, of the 9800 block of Chesterton Drive in Affton, was charged Saturday...

Students walk to class during the passing period at Lindbergh High School Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018.

Lindbergh’s equity-focused teacher training leads to a debate about critical race theory

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor June 23, 2021

After contentious debate on both sides, the Lindbergh Board of Education voted unanimously to move forward with plans focused on diversity, equity and inclusion with a $47,600 consulting agreement for...

Man sentenced to 22 years in prison for murder of Affton woman in 2017

Man sentenced to 22 years in prison for murder of Affton woman in 2017

June 8, 2021

A man was sentenced Tuesday to 22 years in prison for murder for allegedly stabbing an Affton woman to death for money in 2017. Danijel Colic, 27, was sentenced to 22 years in prison for second-degree...

Former St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger exits the Thomas F. Eagleton U.S. Courthouse in downtown St. Louis May 3, 2019, after pleading guilty to three charges of theft of honest services/bribery and mail fraud. Stenger initially pleaded not guilty to the charges at an arraignment April 29 after an April 25 indictment was unsealed that morning, prompting Stenger to resign as county executive minutes later.

Stenger released from prison, back in St. Louis

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor June 8, 2021

Former St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger is out of prison and back in St. Louis. Stenger, a Democrat, served as South County’s County Council member until he was elected county executive, taking...

In this December 1979 black-and-white photo submitted in the 1980s to the National Register of Historic Places, the view of the house is seen from the southeast.

Crestwood eyes moving cabin

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor May 29, 2021

The city of Crestwood is taking bids to see what it could cost to move a 200-year-old historic log cabin from Affton to the Historic Sappington House in Crestwood, doubling the number of Sappington houses...

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