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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...

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...

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