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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...

Grad Salute: Bayless High School Class of 2021

May 28, 2021

Congratulations Bayless High School seniors on a wonderful achievement. To see this year’s Grad Salute and greetings from the South County business community, celebrate with the May 27 print edition...

School districts see influx of federal funds

School districts see influx of federal funds

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter May 27, 2021

Every South County school district will be using an influx of federal money over the next three years to address challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond, in what one local school leader is calling...

An Affton Fire Protection District fire engine.

Crestwood loses lawsuit to Affton Fire District, will continue to pay for annexing forever

By Gloria Lloyd, Staff Reporter May 26, 2021

The four-year legal battle to determine whether Crestwood has to continue paying the Affton Fire Protection District for fire service for annexed residents is over after the Missouri Supreme Court ruled...

Dinner-goers visit 9 Mile Garden, a food truck garden in Affton in July 2020. The state’s first food truck garden, 9 Mile Garden opened July 3, 2020.

Affton is seeing a renaissance of brand-new developments

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor May 25, 2021

Residents and representatives of Affton see an “Affton renaissance” when they look at the wave of new development along Gravois Road, including 9 Mile Garden, and the new subdivisions that are bringing...

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