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St. Louis County Council clashes over chair, vice chair, as four members call special meeting today

Councilman Ernie Trakas angrily objects to Councilman Tim Fitch's attempt to elect a new chair and vice chair at the videoconferenced council meeting Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2021. Trakas was attending from home.
By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor January 15, 2021

A bipartisan coalition of four members of the St. Louis County Council are calling a special meeting of the council today to elect a new chair and vice chair for 2021 — something the three other members...

St. Louis County will start COVID-19 vaccinations for those over 65 soon

Respiratory therapist Chastity White, pictured above, is the first health-care worker at St. Luke's to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
January 15, 2021

St. Louis County said it will open COVID-19 vaccinations to a broader audience as soon as it gets enough doses of the vaccine to meet a large demand. So far, the Department of Public Health has received...

Mehlville opens kindergarten, preschool registration for 2021-2022 school year

Oakville Elementary kindergarteners do the 'footy-ta' dance in January 2019.
January 14, 2021

The Mehlville School District's online registration for students entering kindergarten for the 2021-2022 school year is now open. Children who turn 5 before Aug. 1, 2021, may register for kindergarten. "Mehlville...

Oakville subdivision is up for county zoning

Oakville subdivision is up for county zoning
January 14, 2021

A new 26-acre subdivision in Oakville, a new QuikTrip at the corner of Lindbergh and Lemay Ferry, a self-storage facility in Sappington and a new construction company office on South County Center Way...

Mehlville weighs a 12-cent bond issue

With parents and a student sitting behind him socially distanced, Mehlville Superintendent Chris
Gaines presents bond issue information to the Board of Education, including conceptual drawings, at
the Oct. 15 board meeting held in person at the Mehlville High School Library. The presentation was
‘very thorough,’ board President Kevin Schartner said. The meeting was also livestreamed.
By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor January 14, 2021

Voters in the Mehlville School District might get the chance to do something this April that they haven’t done since 1992: Approve a bond issue for facilities. The Mehlville School District is looking...

Deadline to give feedback on Great Rivers Greenway strategic plan is Friday, Jan. 15

Trailgoers social distance on Cliff Cave Trail in April 2020.
January 13, 2021

Great Rivers Greenway is celebrating its 20th anniversary and seeking feedback to envision the next 20 years of its mission connecting the region with greenways. Area residents are invited to guide Great Rivers Greenway’s...

General public can sign up for priority list for St. Louis County’s COVID-19 vaccines

A nurse at Mercy Hospital South prepares the first dose of Pfizer/BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine for Mercy's Chief Medical officer Aamina Akhtar Monday, Dec. 14, 2020. Mercy South planned to vaccinate 20 nurses on Dec. 14 and another 20 nurses on Dec. 15.
By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor January 12, 2021

St. Louis County’s COVID-19 vaccines are not yet available to the public, but you can register now to receive one when they are.  The St. Louis County Department of Public Health received a shipment...

Page, Trakas, new Councilwoman Webb will be inaugurated virtually Tuesday

Rain didn’t stop South County from enjoying the 20th year of the JB Blast at Jefferson Barracks Park Wednesday, July 3, 2019, featuring live music, an appearance from County Executive Sam Page and a fireworks show. County Council Presiding Officer Ernie Trakas was in charge of the festivities, after the resignation of former County Executive Steve Stenger.
January 11, 2021

County Executive  Sam Page will hold his inauguration Tuesday after being re-elected in November to the last two years of former County Executive Steve Stenger's four-year term. Page will be sworn...

In election filing trend so far, incumbents declining to run for election

Voters check in to cast their ballots at the Sunset Hills Community Center during the April 2019 election.
By Staff Report January 11, 2021

Candidate filing closes Tuesday, Jan. 19 for a number of governmental positions that are up for election April 6. Filing began at 8 a.m. Dec. 15, and ends at 5 p.m. Jan. 19. Judging by candidates who...

Mehlville elementary students will attend in-person class five days a week

Mehlville Superintendent Chris Gaines talks to a teacher in a hallway while schools were all-virtual in fall 2020.
By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter January 8, 2021

In a few weeks some Mehlville School District students will attend in-person class for five days a week for the first time since last March, when school districts first closed due to COVID-19. On Friday,...

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