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Record-setting number of wreaths set at Jefferson Barracks in Wreaths Across America, captured by drone footage

Record-setting number of wreaths set at Jefferson Barracks in Wreaths Across America, captured by drone footage

December 21, 2018

Wreaths Across America at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery last weekend was the most successful wreath laying event ever at the cemetery, with help from the Gateway Gold Star Mothers organization. Volunteers in St. Louis purchased and set nearly 25,000 wreaths for the annual event to honor veterans, ...

Keller Plaza 8 movie theater in south county closes

Keller Plaza 8 movie theater in south county closes

December 20, 2018

Photo courtesy of Google Maps. The Keller Plaza 8 Cine, the “dollar theater” that was a fixture of many south countians’ childhoods, closed suddenly Wednesday. The eight-screen theater was located next to the St. Louis County Government Center South and Sam’s Club at 4572 Lemay Ferry Road in...

Crestwood Elementary first-graders tell Santa what they want this year

Crestwood Elementary first-graders tell Santa what they want this year

December 19, 2018

Crestwood Elementary School first-grade students tell Santa Claus what they want for Christmas this year. Dear Santa: How do you make your reindeer fly the sleigh? I like unicorns a lot myself. I just want anything unicorn for Christmas, and I know that my friend Lisa wants everything I want. Your friend, ...

Two from Florissant killed on Interstate 55 after traffic tied up due to hazmat spill

Two from Florissant killed on Interstate 55 after traffic tied up due to hazmat spill

December 19, 2018

Two people were killed in a car crash at Interstate 55 and Butler Hill Road Tuesday, after they stopped due to a traffic tie-up caused by a hazmat spill on the interstate. A man and woman from Florissant were rear-ended by a pickup truck about 2:50 p.m. as they were standing in stopped traffic on the inter...

Other schools step up for students after Vatterott College closes

Other schools step up for students after Vatterott College closes

December 19, 2018

After Vatterott College suddenly closed all its campuses nationwide Monday, including its location in Sunset Hills, students are scrambling to figure out where to go for their education. The decision by the for-profit school came with no warning to students or employees. The “difficult decision has b...

Take our poll: Were you rooting for St. Louis’ own Kennedy Holmes to win NBC’s ‘The Voice’?

THE VOICE -- Season: 15 -- Contestant Gallery -- Pictured: Kennedy Holmes -- (Photo by: Paul Drinkwater/NBC)

December 19, 2018

Kennedy came in fourth place on "The Voice," but our readers thought ahead of time that she would win. Now tell us: Were you rooting for the hometown teenager?     Forever obsessed with you, @iamkennedyholmes. We know your career is going to take off! You are a QUEEN! 👑 pic.twitter.com/irm5Y...

Take our poll: Will St. Louis’ own Kennedy Holmes win NBC’s ‘The Voice’?

THE VOICE -- Season: 15 -- Top 24 Contestants Gallery -- Pictured: Kennedy Holmes -- (Photo by: Paul Drinkwater/NBC)

December 18, 2018

Will Kennedy win it all? We'll find out if the Florissant 14-year-old and John Burroughs eighth-grader takes home the top prize Tuesday night, but until then, vote in our poll... What do you think?

Incumbents see little opposition in south county’s first day of candidate filing

Incumbents see little opposition in south county's first day of candidate filing

December 12, 2018

This is a developing story, and will be updated as new candidates file. Stay tuned. So far, there are no competitive races in south county as candidate filing opened Tuesday for the Mehlville Fire Protection District Board of Directors election slated for April 2, along with municipal offices and school boa...

Lindbergh to offer tuition-free full-day kindergarten starting in January

Crestwood Elementary School teacher Ann Haberberger welcomes new Lindbergh kindergarten students to class on the first day of school, Aug. 16.

December 12, 2018

Lindbergh Schools will offer district funded full-day tuition-free kindergarten for all students beginning Jan. 7. Lindbergh is the last district in the state to not offer tuition-free full-day kindergarten. The Board of Education and administration discussed this transition and decided to move forward...

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