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Oakville will get a new football coach as Conners steps down after 14 years

The Oakville Tigers facing off against Parkway Central Sept. 1, 2017.

By Stephen Glover, Sports Reporter

July 30, 2020

If the 2020 high-school football season kicks off next month, there will be a new head coach for the Oakville Tigers. Mike Genge has taken over the program after former head coach Arlee Conners stepped down after 14 years at the helm of the program. No votes have been taken by the Mehlville Board o...

Voters will be able to vote anywhere in St. Louis County in upcoming primary

Voters will be able to vote anywhere in St. Louis County in upcoming primary

July 28, 2020

St. Louis County voters will be able to vote at any polling place in any upcoming elections this year, including the Aug. 4 primary, the bipartisan county Board of Elections announced Monday.  The Board of Election Commissioners announced that it would be making several changes for the remaining 2...

MSD response to sewage spill in Oakville delayed by storms

MSD response to sewage spill in Oakville delayed by storms

July 27, 2020

Crews with the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District are set to begin repairing a force sewer main break Tuesday in Oakville after a sewage spill was discovered Monday morning.  The break, which is near the railroad tracks that run along Nellie Avenue in Oakville, was reported by a nearby property...

St. Louis County shuts down late-night bars, announces restrictions to cut COVID-19 cases

St. Louis County Executive Sam Page attends the ribbon cutting for the 9 Mile Garden food truck garden in Affton Thursday, July 9.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

July 27, 2020

As cases of COVID-19 rise in St. Louis County ahead of schools possibly reopening next month, County Executive Sam Page announced Monday that he would tighten business restrictions in seven ways for the next month in order to bring the trend of the virus down from where it’s currently headed.   ...

PHOTOS: Gas station and travel plaza/truck stop proposed on site next to JB Bridge and Mississippi River

PHOTOS: Gas station and travel plaza/truck stop proposed on site next to JB Bridge and Mississippi River

July 27, 2020

The St. Louis County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing 7 p.m. Monday, July 27, to hear a proposal for a gas station and travel plaza/truck stop development on vacant land directly next to the Jefferson Barracks Bridge along Interstate 255 and the Mississippi River. See a gallery of the ...

Take our poll: Should schools reopen this fall in person?

Crestwood Elementary students enjoy 'Character Kickball.'

July 25, 2020

Many St. Louis County school districts released their reopening plans this week amid a rise in cases of the coronavirus among younger people. Lindbergh Schools said it will reopen two days a week in person and three days virtual, while the Mehlville School District held off on releasing its plan un...

PHOTOS: Mehlville High School Class of 2020 honored at masked graduation

PHOTOS: Mehlville High School Class of 2020 honored at masked graduation

July 25, 2020

Mehlville High School celebrated the Class of 2020 with a graduation Sunday, July 19 at the Family Arena in St. Charles. To comply with social distancing guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic, graduates had to wear masks and did not approach the stage. A mask mandate went into effect in St. Louis County...

South County Election Guide August 2020

South County Election Guide August 2020

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

July 25, 2020

A number of local primary races will be decided Tuesday, Aug. 4, and considering how many people are voting by mail or absentee, the Call Newspapers Election Guide is coming your way earlier than ever before. Forward to your friends and relatives who haven’t voted yet, and here’s everything you need...

PHOTOS: Oakville High School celebrates Class of 2020 with masked graduation

PHOTOS: Oakville High School celebrates Class of 2020 with masked graduation

July 25, 2020

Oakville High School celebrated the Class of 2020 Sunday, July 19 at the Family Arena in St. Charles. To comply with social distancing guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic, graduates had to wear masks and did not approach the stage. A mask mandate went into effect in St. Louis County July 3. Photos courtes...

Satellite voting locations open in South County, elsewhere ahead of Aug. 4 election

Satellite voting locations open in South County, elsewhere ahead of Aug. 4 election

July 23, 2020

The St. Louis County Board of Elections opens its satellite absentee voting sites starting Thursday, including a South County location at the South County Government Center in Keller Plaza. The sites will serve in conjunction with the main on-site absentee voting program at the Board of Election...

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