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A lawsuit argued that only state health director Dr. Randall Williams, seen here last week with Gov. Mike Parson, had the power to shut down businesses in Missouri.

Parson hints COVID vaccine eligibility will soon expand, including teachers

By Tessa Weinberg, Missouri Independent February 25, 2021

Gov. Mike Parson said he’ll make an announcement Thursday on “moving forward on the vaccine phases,” citing an anticipated boost to the state’s vaccine supply following the expected authorization...

Isad Menkovic, a third-grade student at Oakville Elementary, completes a math lesson.

Affton School District moves to virtual learning today after districtwide network outage

February 25, 2021

All students in the Affton School District will have a virtual learning day again today, Thursday, Feb. 25, after an “unforeseen network outage” hit every school in the district before school started...

Marie Davis, left, and Christine Lieber.

Davis and Lieber are vying for Sunset Hills Ward 2 alderman

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter February 25, 2021

Marie Davis and Christine Lieber are vying to replace Sunset Hills Ward 2 Alderman Steve Bersche in the upcoming election April 6. Davis, 73, 9405 Parklind Drive, is an entrepreneur who has been working...

The St. Louis County Police Department and the Mehlville Fire Protection District are shown at the scene of the fire at the vacant building that was once Eime Hardware Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021.

Fire at former Eime Hardware store looked serious, but results in little damage

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor February 24, 2021

Fire agencies from throughout the area responded over the weekend to a fire at the vacant building at 11500 Concord Village Ave. that was once Eime Hardware store and more recently a pawn shop, but the...

Alex Garcia, right, and his wife, Carly, meet with U.S. Rep. Cori Bush, left, at the church in Maplewood where he lived last week. She gave the Garcias a copy of her private bill to give him permanent residency in the U.S.

Man living in St. Louis County church leaves after immigration officials say they won’t deport him

February 24, 2021

Alex Garcia, an undocumented immigrant from Honduras who has been living in a Maplewood church for more than three-and-a-half years to avoid deportation, left the church at 3 p.m. Wednesday after federal...

Death of woman found in Crestwood creek believed to be a 'tragic accident'

Death of woman found in Crestwood creek believed to be a ‘tragic accident’

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter February 24, 2021

The body of a 79-year-old woman was found in a creek in Crestwood Tuesday near the intersection of Watson Road and Blackthorn Drive. The Crestwood Police Department believes the death was an accident,...

Sappington Elementary School Counselor Carolyn Hubert helps students try on new coats provided by the Crestwood-Sunset Hills Rotary Club’s Operation Warm program. The Rotary Club donated 104 coats, 60 hats and 60 pairs of gloves to Lindbergh students in 2015.

A look back: Rotary Club warms up winter for Lindbergh families

February 23, 2021

Editor’s note: Schools are closed to visitors and extra activities right now due to the COVID-19 pandemic, so we thought we’d take a look back at past philanthropic activities at local schools. Here's...

Green Park Lutheran School students National Junior Honor Society President Matt Buck, right, and Vice President Katie Huster encouraged fellow Green Park Lutheran students to dress in spirit and support for cancer research in March 2017.

A look back: Green Park Lutheran National Junior Honor Society raises money for cancer

February 22, 2021

Editor’s note: Schools are closed to visitors and extra activities right now due to the COVID-19 pandemic, so we thought we’d take a look back at past philanthropic activities at local schools. Here's...

Death of man found in snow on Watson Road is not suspicious, police say

Death of man found in snow on Watson Road is not suspicious, police say

February 22, 2021

The Sunset Hills Police Department said Sunday that the death of a man found in the snow Friday on Watson Road is “not suspicious in nature,” and the name of the man will not be revealed. Officers...

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