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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, 2020, 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.

Mehlville passes next five-year phase of district’s strategic plan

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor October 19, 2021

The Mehlville Board of Education passed the next five-year iteration of the district’s strategic plan last month, after years of planning and gathering feedback from the community about what the next...

The Affton School District held a vaccination event for its teachers and other staff members the first day teachers were eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine Monday, March 15. Other school districts like Mehlville and Lindbergh have also hosted events to vaccinate their staff.

COVID third leading cause of county deaths

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter October 19, 2021

After passing the 700,000th COVID death in the United States this month, St. Louis County released its annual death report showing that COVID was the third leading cause of death in the county in 2020.  The...

St. Louis County Executive Sam Page, right, and his wife, Jennifer, head to the polls Tuesday morning in Creve Coeur to vote for Page in the Democratic primary. Jennifer Page was dressed in scrubs to head to her job at Mercy Hospital South.

COVID infections in county declining, vaccination and booster rates rising

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter October 18, 2021

After implementing a new countywide mask mandate at the end of September, St. Louis County Executive Sam Page announced this week that infection rates in the county are declining while vaccination rates...

Normandy man charged with reckless driving resulting in childs death

Normandy man charged with reckless driving resulting in child’s death

October 15, 2021

A 32-year-old Normandy man has been charged in connection with a car crash that resulted in the death of a child. On Oct. 10 at approximately 5 p.m., Sunset Hills Police responded to Stoneywood...

Mehlville Fire reviews final EMoPP changes to overtime and vacations

Mehlville Fire reviews final EMoPP changes to overtime and vacations

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter October 14, 2021

The Mehlville Fire Protection District Board of Directors added additional changes to the impending Employee Manual of Policies and Procedures update at its meeting Oct. 6. In the newest iteration,...

Redistricting hearings start Saturday, public encouraged to attend

Redistricting hearings start Saturday, public encouraged to attend

October 14, 2021

This year marks a once-in-a-decade chance for the public to weigh in on the redistricting process in Missouri.  Starting Saturday, Oct. 16 there are seven public hearings across the state to allow...

Crestwood City Hall

Crestwood Planning continues to look at impervious cover in residential lots

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter October 14, 2021

Crestwood may be increasing the percent of impervious cover residential lots can have after a discussion on Oct. 6. In past meetings, the Planning and Zoning Commission has been making headway on amending...

Sunset Hills updates city code to permit crossbows for hunting

Sunset Hills updates city code to permit crossbows for hunting

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter October 13, 2021

The Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen amended the city’s deer control policy to allow crossbows to be used within city limits Aug. 24. Ward 3 Alderman Randy Epperson said the original bill was passed...

St. Louis County Councilman and then-Presiding Officer Ernie Trakas listens to public comment from mothers of St. Louis County policemen at a 2019 council meeting.

St. Louis County Council changing streaming services

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor October 13, 2021

The St. Louis County Council will move away from using YouTube as its streaming service this month.  After Oct. 19, council meetings will be exclusively streamed on a new platform called BoxCast.  The...

Lindbergh Schools’ Prop R progress continues

Lindbergh Schools’ Prop R progress continues

October 11, 2021

Construction continues this summer on the new Lindbergh High School. The new state-of-the-art high school is funded through Proposition R, passed by district voters in 2019. Prop R is also funding improvements...

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