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Three-county police chase starts with south county robbery, suspects get away

Three-county police chase starts with south county robbery, suspects get away

January 23, 2019

A police chase that ended across the river in Illinois Tuesday started in south county with the robbery of a tow truck driver at Butler Hill Road and Interstate 55. The St. Louis County Police Department received a call about the robbery of the tow truck driver around 3:14 p.m. The victim was uninju...

Doug Beck is running to succeed Sifton in Missouri Senate

Rep. Doug Beck, D-Affton, presents a legislative commendation to retired Lindbergh Superintendent Jim Simpson in June 2018.

January 23, 2019

Rep. Doug Beck, D-Affton, announced Wednesday that he will be seeking the Democratic nomination to run for Senate in the 1st Missouri Senate District in 2020. The district is currently represented by Sen. Scott Sifton, who is term limited. Beck was first elected to the Legislature in 2016 to represe...

Sperreng students ‘Design for a Client’

Sperreng students ‘Design for a Client’

January 23, 2019

Eighth-grade students at Sperreng Middle School sharpened their skills and went to work for a real local business client during a project in their Digital Literacy Class. The students partnered with Sam Schaeffer, owner of Samtastic Gymnastics, for their ‘Design for a Client’ project. During this p...

Lindbergh’s $105 million bond issue renamed ‘Prop R’

Students walk to class during the passing period at Lindbergh High School Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018.

January 22, 2019

The Lindbergh Board of Education voted 7-0 Tuesday to rename the district’s upcoming $105 million no-tax-rate-increase bond issue “Proposition R.” The board unanimously placed what was then called "Proposition S" on the ballot last week. The decision was made to create clarity for Lindbergh voters on the April 2 ballot ...

Governor’s proposed budget funds education, bridge repairs, workforce development

Gov. Mike Parson speaks with the Missouri Chamber of Commerce at the Renaissance St. Louis Airport Hotel to kick-off

January 21, 2019

Gov. Mike Parson speaks with the Missouri Chamber of Commerce at the Renaissance St. Louis Airport Hotel to kick-off "Infrastructure Week" on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. Parson, along with other bipartisan members of Missouri Legislature, are encouraging voters to vote yes on Proposition D, which would rai...

St. Louis County officer hit by car, injured on Interstate 55

St. Louis County police and first responders investigate an apartment complex after a woman was found shot in an apartment that had been set ablaze on Tuesday, Oct. 2. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

January 21, 2019

A St. Louis County police officer was hit by a car and injured on Interstate 55 in south county Monday morning while responding to an earlier accident. The officer, who was outside of his own car on the side of the road, was hit and sent down an embankment by a vehicle that lost control, but was take...

Parson emphasizes infrastructure, development in first State of the State

Gov. Mike Parson speaks with the Missouri Chamber of Commerce at the Renaissance St. Louis Airport Hotel to kick-off

January 20, 2019

By Thomas Coulter Columbia Missourian JEFFERSON CITY — In his first State of the State address, Gov. Mike Parson proposed borrowing $351 million to improve Missouri bridges as well as creating new job-training programs to assist workers throughout the state. Before a joint session of the Missouri Gen...

VIDEO: Lindbergh Boulevard could be designated ‘Cloria Brown Memorial Highway’

Cloria Brown

January 19, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The first bill likely to be approved by Missouri’s 100th General Assembly is legislation that would rename part of South Lindbergh Boulevard “Rep. Cloria Brown Memorial Highway” after the late south county legislator who died in office l...

Gathering turns a little ‘hairy’ for 3 school board members

Gathering turns a little 'hairy' for 3 school board members

January 17, 2019

This is a "blast from South County's past" from the past 30 years of the Call's archives. Originally published on: Thursday, March 7, 1996. Stay tuned throughout the year for more glimpses into the area's history. By Mike Anthony Executive Editor  Blondes have more fun, the saying goes, but thre...

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