South St. Louis County News

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South St. Louis County News

St. Louis Call Newspapers

South St. Louis County News

St. Louis Call Newspapers

Rain didn’t stop South County from enjoying the 20th year of the JB Blast at Jefferson Barracks Park in 2019, featuring live music, an appearance from County Executive Sam Page and a fireworks show.

Celebrate the Fourth of July at the JB Blast

June 21, 2024

The JB Blast, south St. Louis County’s biggest Fourth of July celebration, is returning to Jefferson Barracks Park. The family-friendly evening will start at 7 p.m. Friday, June 28 at the Veterans Memorial...

The first bison calf of the 2024 season born at Lone Elk Park. The calf was born May 21. Photo courtesy of St. Louis County.

First elk calves of the year born at Lone Elk Park in May

June 5, 2024

The first calves of the year were born at Lone Elk Park May 21. Elk calving season runs from the end of May through the first two weeks of June. The St. Louis County Parks and Recreation Department...

Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site, 7400 Grant Road, is one of the sites participating in Historic Saint Louis “Landscapes of Summertime Past event June 8.

Historic St. Louis presents ‘Landscapes of Summertime Past’ garden and house tour

May 26, 2024

Historic St. Louis is linking together 20 historical sites and museums to present “Landscapes of Summertime Past,” a summer garden and house tour in June. The one-day open house will be held from...

St. Louis County cancels contentious roundabout project at Yaeger-Milburn intersection

St. Louis County cancels contentious roundabout project at Yaeger-Milburn intersection

May 23, 2024

St. Louis County canceled its proposed roundabout project at the intersection of Yaeger Road and Milburn Road in Oakville as of May 22, following significant public opposition. The county posted the...

Mark Harder.

County manager system proposed

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor May 21, 2024

Seventh District St. Louis County Councilman Mark Harder, R-Ballwin, introduced a proposal to change the county’s government structure to a county manager system, aiming to streamline operations and...

St. Louis County holding outreach events on comprehensive plan

St. Louis County holding outreach events on comprehensive plan

May 15, 2024

St. Louis County is updating its comprehensive plan for the first time in 40 years, and will be seeking resident feedback at in-person outreach events now through June. One upcoming in-person event...

St. Louis libraries launch summer reading and exploration program

St. Louis libraries launch summer reading and exploration program

May 7, 2024

The St. Louis County Library and the St. Louis Public Library are joining forces this summer to offer a summer reading and exploration program called “STL Summer Adventure.” The program, open to...

Fifth District Councilwoman Lisa Clancy, center, listens to members of the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership board testify in 2019 along with 6th District Councilman Ernie Trakas, left, and 7th District Councilman Mark Harder.

Senior property tax freeze legislation advanced by St. Louis County Council

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor April 22, 2024

The St. Louis County Council is moving forward with legislation that would commit $300,000 to start the senior property tax freeze program.  Introduced by 3rd District Councilman Dennis Hancock, R-Fenton,...

Two charged in South County crash that killed construction worker

Two charged in South County crash that killed construction worker

April 8, 2024

The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's office issued charges Saturday against two 18-year-old men in connection to Friday's fatal accident in South County that left one construction worker dead and...

Citizens vote at the Sunset Hills Community Center April 2, 2019.

St. Louis County will conduct public recount for select April municipal election races

April 8, 2024

The St. Louis County Board of Election will perform a mandatory post-election recount Wednesday. The public is invited to attend the recount for the April municipal election at the county Board of Election...

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