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Going bald for a good cause

Participants shave their heads in exchange for audience donations to St. Baldrick's during a

March 15, 2019

Helen Fitzgerald’s Irish Grill and Pub in Sunset Hills hosted St. Baldrick’s, its annual head-shaving event to raise funds and awareness for childhood cancer research. The head-shaving event benefits the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, the largest private funder of childhood cancer research grants. Part...

UPDATED Traffic alert: Stoplights at Gravois and Interstate 270 intersection working again

The Sunset Hills Police Department drives in the SunCrest Fest parade in September 2018. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

March 14, 2019

UPDATE: Police said at 4:39 p.m. that the stoplights are working again. The Sunset Hills Police Department issued a warning at 3:30 p.m. Thursday for drivers to avoid the intersection of Gravois Road and Interstate 270 in the city for the foreseeable future. Traffic signals at the intersection of Gravo...

DeAndre Thomas named new principal of Kennerly Elementary

An incoming Kennerly kindergartener slides at 'Popsicles with the Principal' in 2018 on the school's playground.  Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

March 14, 2019

Former Truman Elementary School educator DeAndre Thomas will return to Lindbergh Schools as the newest principal of Kennerly Elementary School, effective July 1. The Lindbergh Board of Education unanimously voted to hire him for the position Tuesday. He will replace current Principal Todd Morgan, wh...

No marijuana sold in Sunset Hills, at least yet

The city of Sunset Hills campus: Sunset Hills Police Department

March 14, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen took a number of actions on different bills and resolutions at their Feb. 12 meeting. The board also discussed various city matters. Cluster Home Vote Delay - Again The board was slated to hold a sec...

Better Together provides answers at first town hall, but maybe not the ones crowd wanted

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

March 14, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Attendees at the first Better Together town hall last week got some answers about the proposed St. Louis city-county merger — but maybe not the ones they wanted. The second of eight town-hall meetings from Better Together happens at 6 p.m. Thursday...

Derik Scott places second in Titan Games

Derik Scott

March 13, 2019

Derik Scott, the Lindbergh High School alumnus who competed in the premier season of NBC and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson’s "The Titan Games," took second place in the finale as the show closed out its first season. The former Lindenwood University three-time All-American diver took second in the final ...

Missouri American Water will upgrade water main that broke beneath Interstate 270

Missouri American Water will upgrade water main that broke beneath Interstate 270

March 12, 2019

Missouri American Water has begun a project to replace approximately 400 feet of water main in St. Louis County beneath Interstate 270 near Sappington Road. In August 2018 a water main broke and caused traffic problems on I-270. The water main will be replaced with a ductile water main within a ste...

Zoning hearing on Telegraph senior housing, Children’s Hospital facility set for Monday

Zoning hearing on Telegraph senior housing, Children's Hospital facility set for Monday

March 9, 2019

The county Planning Commission will hold a public hearing Monday on several potential developments in south county, including a senior-housing facility along Telegraph Road and a new 80,000-square-foot facility proposed by St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Washington University. The planning pane...

UPDATED: Missing Lemay girl found after endangered person advisory issued

UPDATED: Missing Lemay girl found after endangered person advisory issued

March 8, 2019

A missing Lemay girl was found safe after an endangered person advisory was issued Friday. Mia L. Conway, 11, was last seen at a family member’s house in the 2900 block of Chanute Drive in Lemay at 3:15 a.m. Friday, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said. She was found safe late Friday. Mia has ...

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