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GALLERY: Lindbergh fourth and fifth graders return to the classroom

GALLERY: Lindbergh fourth and fifth graders return to the classroom

September 26, 2020

All Lindbergh elementary school students are back in the classroom in some capacity after the district brought back fourth and fifth-grades last week under the district's blended/hybrid model of learning, which has staggered groups of students attending school in-person part of the week and utilizing...

South County church will hold prayer march Saturday

South County church will hold prayer march Saturday

September 25, 2020

The South County Baptist Church will host a National Prayer March Saturday, in affiliation with a prayer march taking place in Washington D.C.  The march will take place Saturday, Sept. 26, at 11 a.m. at 12995 Tesson Ferry Road.  The march is in conjunction with a prayer march being led by Rev. Franklin Graham i...

Mehlville and Oakville will play football outside St. Louis County due to COVID-19 sports restrictions

The Mehlville High School football team defeated the Oakville Tigers 28-25 Friday night, Nov. 1, 2013, in the first round of the Class 6 District 1 playoffs. In their last meeting Oct. 11, the Tigers prevailed over Mehlville in a 35-23 comeback victory. Above, Oakville’s Qian Johnson, left, is all over Mehlville quarterback Brendan Moore.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

September 25, 2020

Like other large school districts in St. Louis County, Mehlville and Oakville high schools will play a fall football season outside St. Louis County, due to continuing COVID-19 restrictions banning games in high-contact sports like football. The Mehlville School District announced the decision Friday t...

Gregory, Hoffman square off again for Missouri House 96th District

From left to right; Rep. David Gregory and Erica Hoffman.

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Repoter

September 25, 2020

David Gregory, a Republican attorney, is running for re-election in the 96th Missouri House District Tuesday, Nov. 3, and is being challenged once again by Democrat Erica Hoffman, a stay-at-home mother and community volunteer. Hoffman and Gregory previously faced off for the 96th District seat in 2018. In that race, Hoffman, the first Democrat to run in the 96th District in eight years, lost to Gregory ...

Groundbreaking ceremony for new Lindbergh High School happens today

An aerial rendering of the new Lindbergh High School, facing Lindbergh Boulevard.

September 25, 2020

Lindbergh Schools administrators and Board of Education members will join Lindbergh High School students and staff on Friday to break ground on a state-of-the-art new Lindbergh High School that will provide flexible learning opportunities for generations of future students. The ceremony is not open to th...

Lindbergh middle schoolers will return to school in person in two weeks

Students arrive at Long Elementary School for the first day of classes Thursday, Aug. 27.  Mason Drinnin, above, was excited for his first day of first grade, with teachers lined up behind him to welcome students in person.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

September 24, 2020

With all Lindbergh Schools elementary students now attending school in person, all middle-school students will follow in two weeks. The Thursday announcement from Superintendent Tony Lake means that all students in Lindbergh will be attending in-person classes except Lindbergh High School students....

All Mehlville elementary students will return to in-person school, along with middle schools

Mehlville Superintendent Chris Gaines announces the return to in-person school for all elementary and middle schoolers, in front of some of the younger elementary students who are already at schools.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

September 24, 2020

The Mehlville School District is bringing back the rest of elementary students and middle-school students to in-person learning, starting in two weeks. All students in the district started the school year virtually due to rising COVID-19 cases in the district’s ZIP codes, following the St. Louis Co...

Jefferson County man charged with murder of man found dead in apartment fire

Brandon Gaertner

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

September 24, 2020

A Jefferson County man has been charged with murder for allegedly killing a man whose body was found after a fire consumed his apartment along Lemay Ferry Road. St. Louis County prosecutors charged Brandon Gaertner, 27, of the 4500 block of Richard Drive in Arnold, 63010, with one count of second-degree...

South County Precinct police cars race to scene for prank shooting call, but similar pranks are rare

Police SUVs respond to the scene of a prank call saying a child had been shot at Covington Place apartment complex Sept. 11.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

September 24, 2020

Multiple police cars and an ambulance raced to the scene of what had been reported as a shooting along Lemay Ferry Road earlier this month, but it turned out to be a prank call. At least five police SUVs and an ambulance from the Mehlville Fire Protection District raced to the Covington Place apartmen...

Missouri governor, wife test positive for COVID-19

Gov. Mike Parson posted this photo to his Twitter account July 11 showing him attending a crowded barbecue in Sedalia with no social distancing or masks.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

September 23, 2020

Gov. Mike Parson and First Lady Teresa Parson tested positive for COVID-19 Wednesday. Parson's office said Teresa Parson was tested this morning "out of an abundance of caution" and after displaying minor symptoms. The governor was then tested as well and received a positive result. All official...

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