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PHOTOS: Mass site opens in South County

April 13, 2021

St. Louis County held its first mass vaccination event in South County Saturday, April 3, at South Technical High School in Sunset Hills. Around 2,340 vaccine doses were administered at the event, with...

Mehlville Fire Protection District employee Kelly Pettit administers a Johnson & Johnson vaccine dose at a state-run vaccination event at Bernard Middle School Saturday, April 3.

Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine paused in U.S. after six ‘extremely rare’ cases of blood clots out of 6.8 million

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor April 13, 2021

Federal drug regulators announced Tuesday they are pausing the administration of the Johnson & Johnson one-dose COVID-19 vaccine in the United States due to six rare cases of blood clots out of the...

A paramedic from the Fenton Fire Protection District, above, gives a COVID-19 vaccine shot to a woman in the community room at the Affton Fire Protection District headquarters on Gravois Road while St. Louis County Executive Sam Page visited Friday, Feb. 12, 2021.

Lindbergh offers community vaccine clinic

April 12, 2021

Lindbergh Schools will be partnering with Pharmax Pharmacy to host a COVID-19 Vaccine Community Clinic at Central Office, 9350 Sappington Road, from 1-6:30 p.m., Thursday, April 15. This clinic is open...

Buffaloes along Lemay Ferry Road? Inflatable turkeys along Telegraph? Supporters of the Mehlville School District’s Proposition S bond issue donned eye-catching costumes at the March 13 ‘donut drive-thru’ at Mehlville High that featured MHS students, above, with junior Emma Maxwell as the Bierbaum Buffalo mascot. Similar sign rallies were also held in Oakville. Another ‘donut drive-thru’ to rally for Prop S was set at the same schools Saturday, April 3.

Mehlville School District voters pass first bond issue since 1992

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor April 7, 2021

Voters approved the Mehlville School District’s Proposition S bond issue with more than 80 percent of the vote Tuesday, the first time voters passed a bond issue since 1992. South County voters also...

Students at Oakville Elementary participate in 'Kids Voting' for the November 2018 election.

South County election results: Here’s who and what won

April 6, 2021

These are final unofficial election results for South County, with 100 percent of precincts reporting. Look for continuing coverage this week online and in print. The Mehlville School District's Proposition...

South County Election Guide 2021

South County Election Guide 2021

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor April 6, 2021

The St. Louis Call has full election coverage for the April 6 municipal election in South County cities and school districts. You can still vote in person at satellite voting sites through Monday, April...

St. Louis County Assessor takes questions from audience members during a town hall about 2019's property value reassessments at The Pavilion at Lemay Thursday, June 20, 2019. Like 2019, 2021 saw an increase in property values across the county.

Home assessments are online and up 9%; council members schedule assessment town halls

April 4, 2021

Most St. Louis County homeowners can now look up the 2021 assessor’s preliminary value of their property on the county’s website, County Assessor Jake Zimmerman announced last week. Homeowners can...

Proper Cannabis, 7417 S. Lindbergh Blvd., near South County Center. The store will open in mid-April as a high-end retail store, and needed no zoning from St. Louis County because it is in a C-3 Commercial Shopping District, where dispensaries are allowed as a use.

Take our poll: Will you visit the new medical marijuana dispensaries?

April 3, 2021

Medical marijuana dispensaries are opening in South County ahead of marijuana high holiday 4/20. Our poll question this week asks: Will you visit the new medical marijuana dispensaries?

The Crestwood Board of Aldermen meeting had some special guests in 2019, when the city presented St. Louis Blues mascot Louie and Bob Plager, one of the franchise’s first players, with a proclamation honoring the Blues and their Stanley Cup-winning season. ‘The whole city of Crestwood was pulling for you, the whole St. Louis region was pulling for you,’ said Mayor Grant Mabie, above left, as he presentedLouie and Plager with a copy of the proclamation at the Aug. 27 meeting.

PHOTOS: Remembering Bob Plager’s 2019 visit to South County

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter April 2, 2021

St. Louisans are recalling decades of fond memories after St. Louis Blues hockey legend Bob Plager, 78, died last week. Plager died Wednesday, March 24, when his vehicle collided with another vehicle...

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