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Take our poll: Should countywide elections be nonpartisan?

Take our poll: Should countywide elections be nonpartisan?
August 31, 2019

The St. Louis County Charter Commission is currently weighing whether to make all countywide elections nonpartisan. The issue would go to voters to decide in an election next year. What do you think?

Affton High gets new principal for 2019-2020 school year

Deann Myers
August 28, 2019

Affton High School is back in session this fall with a new principal. Following what the Affton School District called "an expansive search for talent and experience," the Affton Board of Education hired...

PHOTOS: Hometown hero visits hometown high school, baby

PHOTOS: Hometown hero visits hometown high school, baby
August 27, 2019

  Journalism students at Oakville High School landed a major-league interview in August when OHS alum and NHL player Pat Maroon sat down for an interview with Channel 97 News, the school’s...

Former South County man sentenced to five years for supporting terrorism; will be deported

Former South County man sentenced to five years for supporting terrorism; will be deported
August 27, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The same day a federal judge sentenced former County Executive Steve Stenger to four years in prison on federal corruption charges, she sentenced...

Update: Armed, endangered man who fired shot at house in South County found

Update: Armed, endangered man who fired shot at house in South County found
August 27, 2019

Update: Johnson was found safe, the Highway Patrol said around 1 p.m. Tuesday. The Missouri State Highway Patrol has issued an endangered person advisory for a man missing from South County who is...

Trakas is under investigation for sexual harassment; he says allegations are ‘retaliatory’

Sixth District Councilman Ernie Trakas questions attorney Andrew Scavotto.
By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor August 21, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com St. Louis County is conducting an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment against County Council Presiding Officer Ernie Trakas. In...

New captain named at Mehlville Fire

New captain named at Mehlville Fire
August 21, 2019

The Mehlville Fire Protection District promoted firefighter-medic Kelley Kirkpatrick to the rank of captain last month. Kirkpatrick, pictured above with Chief Brian Hendricks, is stationed out of the...

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