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Paul Berry challenges Sam Page for county executive

Paul Berry III, left, and Sam Page, right.
By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter October 14, 2020

County Executive Sam Page, a Democrat, and Republican Paul Berry are running for the county executive seat in the election Tuesday, Nov. 3, after winning their respective primaries in August. Berry did...

Jill Schupp faces Ann Wagner for Missouri’s 2nd U.S. Congressional District in Nov. 3 election

State Sen. Jill Schupp, left, and U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner, right.
By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter October 13, 2020

State Sen. Jill Schupp, D-St. Louis, is challenging U.S. Congresswoman Ann Wagner for her seat in the U.S. House of Representatives to represent the 2nd Missouri District. Schupp, 65, of Creve Coeur,...

In race to succeed Sifton in Senate, Beck and Lenihan stake out positions on the issues

Rep. Doug Beck, left, and David Lenihan, right.
By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter October 13, 2020

Rep. Doug Beck, D-Affton, will face political newcomer David Lenihan in the general election Tuesday, Nov. 3, for the 1st District Missouri Senate seat currently held by Sen. Scott Sifton, who is term-limited. Beck,...

Mehlville, Oakville, Lindbergh high schools will return in person

Students walk to class during the passing period at Lindbergh High School Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018.
By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor October 13, 2020

Both Lindbergh Schools and the Mehlville School District will bring high school students back to in-person class by the end of October, and Lindbergh will move elementary students to five days a week in...

Lindbergh brings back high school students in person for hybrid, elementaries will go to five days a week

Members of the Lindbergh High School Class of 2020 graduate in masks at an outdoor drive-in graduation at the PowerPlex in Hazelwood in June.
By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor October 9, 2020

Lindbergh Schools had two major announcements Friday about more students returning to school by the end of October: Lindbergh High School students will return to school for hybrid learning Oct. 26, and...

Mehlville-Oakville rivalry football game returns to St. Louis County as restrictions are lifted

The Mehlville High School football team defeated the Oakville Tigers 28-25 Friday night, Nov. 1, 2013, in the first round of the Class 6 District 1 playoffs. In their last meeting Oct. 11, the Tigers prevailed over Mehlville in a 35-23 comeback victory. Above, Oakville’s Qian Johnson, left, is all over Mehlville quarterback Brendan Moore.
By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor October 9, 2020

St. Louis County announced this week that it is lifting the restriction on games for high-contact youth sports such as football, and the Mehlville School District's plan to bring football back to the district...

Body found in Green Park industrial area identified as police investigate ‘suspicious death’

Body found in Green Park industrial area identified as police investigate 'suspicious death'
October 8, 2020

The St. Louis County Police Department is investigating what the department is calling a suspicious death in the industrial area in Green Park. The body of an adult man was found around 8:46 a.m. Wednesday...

In a time like no other, Gaines adapts Mehlville State of the District to update public

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter October 8, 2020

Mehlville School District Superintendent Chris Gaines gave his sixth annual State of the District address this year, although the presentation looked a bit different than previous years due to the COVID-19...

Mehlville Fire policy change affects task force pay

MFPD firefighter-medics David Wideman and Capt. Nick Larosa pull Jared Sarni out of the water during a mock water rescue practice in 2018.
By Erin Achenbach, Staff Repoter October 7, 2020

The Mehlville Fire Protection District Board of Directors was set to vote on a proposal to make changes to the district’s employee manual regarding pay while deployed for disaster assistance Wednesday...

Today marks four years since Officer Snyder’s death in line of duty

Officer Blake Snyder
By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor October 6, 2020

Today, Oct. 6, marks four years since Officer Blake Snyder was murdered on duty while responding to a call in Green Park, but his memory lives on in South County through several permanent memorials that...

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