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Blues hold ‘Mehlville Night with the Blues’

Pictured above: St. Louis Blues players, including Oakville’s very own Pat Maroon, right, and Jordan Binnington, visited SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital during the holiday season to visit patients, including the girl above going into surgery. See more photos below. Photos by Erin Achenbach.    The Blues will also hold ‘Mehlville Night with the Blues’

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Threat to Affton school didn’t happen, police say

Before the Affton School District got out for winter break last week, parents made social-media posts alleging a middle-school student was overheard making a threatening comment to another student on a bus. But the St. Louis County Police Department says it didn’t happen. “St. Louis County Police have investigated this claim and have found that

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Mehlville choir entertains in concert series

Pictured above and below: The Mehlville High School Choir Select Ensemble performed popular holiday tunes for a full house under the rotunda at the Old Courthouse in St. Louis Dec. 12. The show was part of the Old Courthouse’s free holiday concert series. The Mehlville choir has been performing at the courthouse during the holidays

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South county plus north city equals holiday joy

As it has for more than a decade, Mehlville High School’s National Honor Society created boxes for the ‘Shoe Box Project’ to give to students at Clay Academy of Exploration and Civics in St. Louis Public Schools, above. Students from schools throughout Mehlville contributed gifts like toys, pens, markers, mittens and hats.

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Grant’s Farm done with elephants after all four die this year

Max, the last remaining Grant’s Farm elephant, died this month at the age of 14. Photo courtesy of Grant’s Farm. Grant’s Farm says it is done keeping elephants “at this time” after all four elephants living at the south county attraction died this year, including the young and seemingly healthy last remaining elephant, who died

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Mold temporarily relocates Affton precinct

The Affton Southwest Precinct, as seen when residents decorated the patrol car of fallen Officer Blake Snyder after he was killed in the line of duty in October 2016. Due to possible mold, the Affton Southwest Precinct has moved “for the foreseeable future” to a shopping plaza in Crestwood. The aging facility at 9928 Gravois

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Record-setting number of wreaths set at Jefferson Barracks in Wreaths Across America, captured by drone footage

Wreaths Across America at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery last weekend was the most successful wreath laying event ever at the cemetery, with help from the Gateway Gold Star Mothers organization. Volunteers in St. Louis purchased and set nearly 25,000 wreaths for the annual event to honor veterans, more than doubling the total from last year.

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Keller Plaza 8 movie theater in south county closes

Photo courtesy of Google Maps. The Keller Plaza 8 Cine, the “dollar theater” that was a fixture of many south countians’ childhoods, closed suddenly Wednesday. The eight-screen theater was located next to the St. Louis County Government Center South and Sam’s Club at 4572 Lemay Ferry Road in Oakville, near South County Center. The theater

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