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St. Louis County offers free mammograms

MONDAY, MARCH 21, 2016 - This is the Siteman Cancer Research Mammogram van.
©Photo by Jerry Naunheim Jr.

February 5, 2019

Women age 40 and over can get free mammograms today at the Kirkwood Recreation Center, 111 S. Geyer Road, 63122. Appointments begin at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5 and conclude at 2 p.m. Mammograms are available at no cost to women with no health insurance. The service is provided through a partnership w...

Fitz’s opens second location in south county

Fitz's opens second location in south county

February 3, 2019

St. Louis favorite Fitz’s Root Beer has a new home in south county after the company opened a second location at 5244 S. Lindbergh Blvd. last week. The 220-seat restaurant, dubbed Fitz’s SoCo, is open for lunch and dinner, from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. F...

Take our poll: Do you support Better Together’s plan just released for a city-county merger?

Above, some of the chief backers of the Better Together movement for one St. Louis and a city-county merger talk about the plan at its rollout at the Cheshire Inn Jan. 28, 2019, including, from left to right, Better Together Deputy Director of Community-Based Studies Marius Johnson-Malone, former St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger, St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson and Washington University Chancellor Mark Wrighton, who led the campaign for a 2020 statewide vote on the merger. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

February 2, 2019

Above, some of the chief backers of the Better Together movement for one St. Louis and a city-county merger talk about the plan at its rollout at the Cheshire Inn Monday, including, from left to right, Better Together Deputy Director of Community-Based Studies Marius Johnson-Malone, St. Louis County Exe...

Schools close Wednesday in Mehlville and Lindbergh due to record wind chills

Schools close Wednesday in Mehlville and Lindbergh due to record wind chills

January 29, 2019

All schools in the Mehlville School District and Lindbergh Schools will close Wednesday due to the wind chill warning issued by the National Weather Service, which projects record lows. Lindbergh canceled all before, after school and evening activities, and officials said they expect for school to be ...

Better Together releases its plan for one St. Louis with city-county merger

Above, some of the chief backers of the Better Together movement for one St. Louis and a city-county merger talk about the plan at its rollout at the Cheshire Inn Jan. 28, 2019, including, from left to right, Better Together Deputy Director of Community-Based Studies Marius Johnson-Malone, former St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger, St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson and Washington University Chancellor Mark Wrighton, who led the campaign for a 2020 statewide vote on the merger. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

January 28, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com If voters across Missouri agree, all of St. Louis County and city could be consolidated by 2022 into one large “metro city” under a single government – including one mayor, council and police department – that backers say will save mo...

Mercy Hospital South unveils renovated Kids ER wing

Mercy Hospital South unveils renovated Kids ER wing

January 26, 2019

Photos by Erin Achenbach.  Mercy Hospital South, formerly St. Anthony’s Medical Center, dedicated and blessed their new Mercy Kids ER in a ceremony on Thursday, Dec. 6. The ER opened in October but underwent renovations over the last two months. Renovations include new decor and activities insi...

Federal judge dismisses Friendship Village discrimination lawsuit

Federal judge dismisses Friendship Village discrimination lawsuit

January 25, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit last week against Friendship Village filed by a married lesbian couple who alleged that they were discriminated against when the retirement community declined to let them move in. U.S. District Judge Jea...

Positive ‘Rolls with Role Models’

Positive ‘Rolls with Role Models’

January 25, 2019

It was a packed house at Blades Elementary last week for the fifth graders’ ‘Rolls with Role Models’ event. During this special breakfast, students read their guests an essay they wrote about them, and everyone enjoys cinnamon rolls and crossword puzzles together before the role models take a quiz a...

Two threats to Oakville schools are unsubstantiated, principals say

Two threats to Oakville schools are unsubstantiated, principals say

January 25, 2019

The Mehlville School District says students are safe in school today after two separate threats at Oakville schools were found to be unsubstantiated. The threats involved both Oakville High School and Oakville Middle School, but were unrelated to each other. Since the two principals sent out emails ...

Lindbergh alumnus Derik Scott competes in ‘Titan Games’ with ‘The Rock’ on NBC

Derik Scott

January 23, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com One of Lindbergh High School’s alumni will be front and center on prime-time television Thursday as he competes on NBC’s “The Titan Games,” hosted and produced by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Derik Scott, a 2006 graduate of LHS a...

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