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An aerial view of an existing office building that could become the new Mehlville Central Office at 2900 Lemay Ferry Road, from the real-estate listing in March 2021.

Mehlville School District buys building next to Mehlville High to replace Central Office

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor June 14, 2021

The Mehlville School District is set to close in August on the purchase of an office building next to Mehlville High School that could serve as the district's new Central Office, paving the way for two...

Mehlville School District buys land for future Oakville High auditorium, but it won’t happen any time soon

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor June 11, 2021

The Mehlville School District has purchased a house next to Oakville High School that could serve as the future site of the school’s first auditorium — but there are currently no plans to actually...

Mehlville parents criticize continued masking at board meeting

Mehlville parents criticize continued masking at board meeting

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter June 8, 2021

Several parents spoke at the Mehlville Board of Education meeting last month against the district’s decision to continue requiring masks for students despite St. Louis County dropping its mask mandate...

Larry Felton speaks at 2018 meeting while wearing a bowtie.

Mehlville forms Advocacy Committee to keep eye on law

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter June 3, 2021

The Mehlville Board of Education started a legislative advocacy committee this year to stay up to date on bills and legislation being considered by the Missouri General Assembly that could affect public...

A rendering of the 'Oakwood' home model in the proposed development.

Oakville subdivision OK’d with less setback

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor June 3, 2021

The St. Louis County Council approved a new 26-acre subdivision off Fine Road in Oakville after developer McBride Berra Land Company made a concession to the Planning Commission. A zoning recommendation...

The proposed location of Adworth Senior Living at 1250 and 1301 Adworth Drive.

Senior housing approved after a year, multiple hearings due to water issues

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter June 2, 2021

More senior housing is coming to South County after the St. Louis County Council unanimously approved a conditional-use permit for Adworth Senior Living April 13. Adworth Senior Living has sought approval...

The Missouri State Capitol building in Jefferson City.

O’Donnell, Murphy discuss range of issues in town hall after session end

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter June 2, 2021

State representatives Michael O’Donnell and Jim Murphy held a joint town hall at Royale Orleans last month to discuss the highlights and lowlights of the 2021 legislative session from their perspectives. O’Donnell,...

Man shot, killed after breaking into ex-girlfriend's Oakville apartment

Man shot, killed after breaking into ex-girlfriend’s Oakville apartment

June 1, 2021

A man breaking into his ex-girlfriend's apartment in Oakville was shot and killed Monday by a neighbor, who has not been charged with a crime. The shooting happened at an apartment complex in the 2800...

Chambers are joining together and merging

Chambers are joining together and merging

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor May 28, 2021

South County started 2021 with four chambers of commerce, and it now has two as the longtime organizations are joining together or merging. The Crestwood-Sunset Hills Area Chamber has a new and more regional...

Mehlville graduates first from Early College

Mehlville graduates first from Early College

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter May 28, 2021

The Mehlville School District will be graduating its first class of students from its Early College academy program, which gives eligible high school students in the district the opportunity to earn college...

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