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County auditor addresses his finances, working hours

September 27, 2017

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Surrounded by questions about his qualifications since the County Council hired him earlier this year, county Auditor Mark Tucker recently spoke out for the first time as those queries grew to include his personal finances, working hours...

UPDATED: 75-year-old woman carjacked in south county; suspect flees to city

UPDATED: 75-year-old woman carjacked in south county; suspect flees to city

September 26, 2017

Updated Sept. 28 with a description of the suspect. Police in the city and county are looking for a suspected carjacker who took an elderly woman’s car at the south county Kmart this morning. The woman, 75, had her car taken by a man who approached her with a knife at 10:26 a.m. Tuesday in the p...

UPDATED: Aldi drops plans to build store next to Oakville Middle, Wohlwend Elementary, officials say

The Aldi would be built to the right of the driveway in this photo, facing Telegraph Road. Wohlwend Elementary is immediately to the left from this photo angle. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

September 25, 2017

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewpapers.com Gaines doesn’t think district will try to sell property again Updated Sept. 29 with statement from Aldi. Aldi has dropped plans to build a store next to two schools on Telegraph Road in Oakville due to the potential “costs and rest...

Gallery: A look back at the Great American Solar Eclipse 2017

A student at Lindbergh's Dressel Elementary School looking through pinhole viewers, and witnessing the eclipse using the special eclipse glasses that were issued to each student.

September 23, 2017

It's hard to believe it's been just over a month since the Great American Solar Eclipse! But our memories will last a lifetime. Check out our gallery of how everyone from County Executive Steve Stenger to school children to families in their backyards in Oakville celebrated the event we'll all never...

County executive authorizes record Metro funding, despite his objections

Steve Stenger

September 22, 2017

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com The same night the County Council introduced a resolution that could spark a legal fight about county auditor staffing, County Executive Steve Stenger avoided another potential showdown last week by authorizing record Metro funding. Stenger...

UPDATED: One dead, one injured as Lemay homeowner shoots intruders, police say

UPDATED: One dead, one injured as Lemay homeowner shoots intruders, police say

September 22, 2017

A homeowner shot and killed one attempted intruder and wounded another in a shooting early Friday in Lemay, police said. A 19-year-old and a 14-year-old attempting to break into a residence in the 300 block of Shadwell Drive, at the Jefferson Townhomes complex south of Jefferson Barracks, were "confronted...

Call the Tune: Aldermen in Sunset Hills oppose potential merger

Call the Tune: Aldermen in Sunset Hills oppose potential merger

September 19, 2017

We believe the Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen made the right call in adopting a resolution opposing any efforts to unite St. Louis County and the city of St. Louis. The Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen “will continue to work towards the betterment of the region, but oppose the unification of St. Lo...

Council chair’s defense of county auditor lame

Council chair’s defense of county auditor lame

September 12, 2017

"Call the Tune" by Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The soap opera “As the County Turns” took another twist last week with County Council Chairman Sam Page’s lame defense of the council’s hiring of county Auditor Mark Tucker. Page, a Democrat from Creve Coeur who re...

UPDATED: Child dies after being left in car; day care calls it a tragic accident

UPDATED: Child dies after being left in car; day care calls it a tragic accident

September 12, 2017

A child died Monday in what an Oakville day care is calling a tragic accident after possibly being left in a car all day instead of being dropped off at day care. An autopsy was performed today — Tuesday, Sept. 12 — on the 1-year-old boy, who was identified late Tuesday as Tate Mitchell of the 5000...

County holds open house on parks master plan Tuesday

September 8, 2017

The St. Louis County Department of Parks and Recreation is holding a series of open houses in September to share draft recommendations for its new master plan, kicking off Tuesday with an open house at The Pavilion at Lemay. The meetings are the final public-input meetings for the master plan for...

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