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First confirmed South County case: State group home resident has coronavirus

First confirmed South County case: State group home resident has coronavirus

Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

March 29, 2020

In what marks the first officially confirmed case of coronavirus in South County, a resident of a state-run home for the developmentally disabled tested positive Sunday. A resident of the South County Habilitation Center, 2312 Lemay Ferry Road, received word of a positive test Sunday, Missouri state...

Panthers’ championship dreams dashed in the state quarterfinals

Panthers’ championship dreams dashed in the state quarterfinals

Stephen Glover, For the Call

March 26, 2020

One of the last team sports games played in the country before the full shutdown for the coronavirus was a heartbreak for Mehlville Panthers basketball. After leading 21-20 at halftime in the Missouri Class 5 quarterfinal, the Mehlville High School boys basketball team suffered an 8-21 onslaught in...

South County COVID-19 Restaurant Guide: Open for takeout and delivery

South County COVID-19 Restaurant Guide: Open for takeout and delivery

Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter

March 26, 2020

After St. Louis County and the city of St. Louis banned dining in at restaurants last week to aid in slowing the spread of the novel coronavirus, many local restaurants are now offering carryout and delivery services that comply with stricter social distancing measures. Below is a list of some local...

Mehlville Board of Education candidate forum postponed until May

Mehlville Board of Education candidate forum postponed until May

March 25, 2020

The Mehlville Board of Education candidate forum originally scheduled for this week has been postponed due to the coronavirus and the postponement of the elections originally set to be held April 7. The candidate forum, co-sponsored by Call Newspapers, the League of Women Voters and the city of Green Park, ...

South County coronavirus testing site set to open today placed on hold

South County coronavirus testing site set to open today placed on hold

Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

March 25, 2020

Mercy placed a planned South County coronavirus testing site on hold Wednesday – the day it was set to open – but still plans to open the new site at some point. Plans for the South County testing were postponed because “we want to make sure we have everyone and everything in place to ensure...

School districts offer meals during closure

School districts offer meals during closure

March 24, 2020

The Mehlville School District will provide free meals for students during the COVID-19 shutdown March 23 to April 3. Free meals will be available for pickup from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, March 23, through Friday, April 3 at Mehlville High School, 3200 Lemay Ferry Road. Meals are only for students...

St. Louis school closures extended through April 22

St. Louis school closures extended through April 22

Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter

March 24, 2020

Students will remain at home for at least the next month after St. Louis County, Jefferson County and St. Louis City schools extended building closures through Wednesday, April 22. The extension is consistent with the stay-at-home orders issued in the county and the city over the weekend that also last through April 22. A stay-at-home order was ...

Coronavirus cases multiplying in St. Louis County

Coronavirus cases multiplying in St. Louis County

Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

March 24, 2020

Coronavirus cases multiplied in St. Louis County overnight Monday, jumping in one week from two to 90. In the county's daily count released Monday evening, 90 people have tested positive in St. Louis County for coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. That is a jump of 35 cases in a single day. The...

St. Louis County, city join together to offer zero-interest loans, assistance to small businesses

St. Louis County, city join together to offer zero-interest loans, assistance to small businesses

March 23, 2020

In response to COVID-19, the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership joined the St. Louis Development Corporation, or SLDC, to announce resources for small businesses, including zero-interest loans and a newly created hotline to help businesses access resources. The new city-county Small Business Resource ...

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