St. Louis County News

Planning panel to consider south county projects

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com The county Planning Commission could decide next week whether to recommend approval of a trio of high-profile zoning decisions in south county. The planning panel could decide as early as its executive session set for Monday, Dec. 11, whether to vote in favor of a storage facility on Lemay

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Auto dealer seeks rezoning from county

The county Planning Commission is scheduled to conduct a public hearing next week on a request by an auto dealer for a change in commercial zoning along Baptist Church Road. The planning panel will meet for the hearing at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11, in the County Council Chambers at the Administration Building at 41

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Police unsuccessfully search for man seen on JB Bridge

Police unsuccessfully searched for a man standing on the Jefferson Barracks Bridge last Friday, but they are not sure if the incident is connected to the ongoing search for a man missing from Lemay. The St. Louis County Police Department and the Columbia Fire Protection District from Columbia, Ill., responded to two calls from witnesses

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Mehlville boys capture Southside Classic

By Robert Chalupny For the Call The Mehlville High School varsity boys’ basketball team won the annual Southside Classic Tournament last weekend. Panthers head coach Andy Guethle said winning the tournament championship was a great start to the 2017-2018 season for his squad. “It’s my first time in my 15 years as head coach,” Guethle

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Greitens’ appointees oust Missouri education commissioner

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Pictured above: From left, State Board of Education members Mike Jones and Vic Lenz, Education Commissioner Margie Vandeven and Affton Superintendent Steve Brotherton visiting an innovative internship program in March 2016 that allows Affton High School students to work at St. Anthony’s Medical Center and the Siteman Cancer Center.

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Second officer hired in Green Park

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The Green Park Board of Aldermen voted unanimously last week to adopt an ordinance amending its agreement with the St. Louis County Police Department to add a second neighborhood police officer for the city. The city contracts with the county Police Department for police service, with one Green Park

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