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Decorating contest winners display holiday cheer

Decorating contest winners display holiday cheer

December 22, 2018

Winners of the annual Outdoor Holiday Home Decorating Contest sponsored by Coldwell Banker Gundaker in Oakville, Handyman True Value Hardware in Oakville and Call Newspapers collected their prizes last week. Pictured, from left, are: Charlie Warden, manager of Handyman Hardware; Karen Starnes of the ...

Mold temporarily relocates Affton precinct

The Affton Southwest Precinct, as seen when residents decorated the patrol car of fallen Officer Blake Snyder after he was killed in the line of duty in October 2016.

December 21, 2018

The Affton Southwest Precinct, as seen when residents decorated the patrol car of fallen Officer Blake Snyder after he was killed in the line of duty in October 2016. Due to possible mold, the Affton Southwest Precinct has moved “for the foreseeable future” to a shopping plaza in Crestwood. The agi...

Five seats are up for election in Crestwood

Crestwood City Hall

December 19, 2018

The Crestwood Board of Aldermen will have five of its eight seats up for election in April, a first in the history of the city. Four current aldermanic seats were previously slated to be up for election in April 2019: Richard Breeding from Ward 1, Mary Stadter from Ward 2, Jerry Miguel from Ward 3 and...

Nearly 800 coats distributed for children

Nearly 800 coats distributed for children

December 19, 2018

Between 700 and 800 coats and other winter clothing were collected this year for St. Louis Public Schools students as part of a winter wear clothing drive, thanks in part to Lindbergh Schools. Dr. Mary Saale, who organized the drive, started the program over 20 years ago, collecting donated items f...

UPDATED: No competitive April races yet after filing

UPDATED: No competitive April races yet after filing

December 18, 2018

So far, there are no competitive races in south county after candidate filing opened last week. Up for election April 2 are the Mehlville Fire Protection District seat held by Secretary Ed Ryan, Green Park mayor and aldermanic seats in Crestwood, Green Park and Sunset Hills, plus the Lindbergh and M...

Abiding Savior students carol for Orchid Terrace and its residents

Abiding Savior students carol for Orchid Terrace and its residents

December 15, 2018

Abiding Savior Lutheran School’s Kindness Club members took a snowy walk to Orchid Terrace last week to spread some Christmas cheer. ...

Lindbergh dancers appear in ‘Nutcracker’

Lindbergh dancers appear in ‘Nutcracker’

December 14, 2018

Five Lindbergh Community Ed Ballet Program students danced with the Moscow Ballet’s ‘Great Russian Nutcracker’ at The Fabulous Fox Theatre Dec. 2 and 3. Dancers include fifth-graders Catherine Fitzmaurice of Concord Elementary, Cecelia Hahn from Long Elementary and Grace Lankford from Kennerly Elementary; seventh-grader Isabelle Gerardo from Truman Middle Schoo...

Mehlville Fire celebrates ‘Santa Saturday’

Pictured above with the jolly fat man are Liam Juelfs, 4, and his mother Sarah. Photo by Bill Milligan.

December 11, 2018

It was all smiles at the Mehlville Fire Protection District’s No. 5 Engine House last week for the fire district’s annual ‘Santa Saturday’ event, in which youngsters could give their wishlists to Santa and Mrs. Claus, meet firefighters and take a tour of the firehouse. ...

Jefferson Barracks wreath laying ceremony to honor veterans

Jefferson Barracks wreath laying ceremony to honor veterans

December 8, 2018

Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery will host Wreaths Across America, a wreath laying ceremony dedicated to remembering and honoring veterans, on Saturday, Dec. 15. Wreaths Across America works with veterans-service organizations and citizens to coordinate wreath laying events to honor veterans from a...

Green Park officers watching for prostitution

Green Park officers watching for prostitution

December 6, 2018

The St. Louis County Police Department and the city of Green Park have received tips about possible prostitution at Mobil On the Run at 5840 S. Lindbergh Blvd. and McDonald’s at 5904 S. Lindbergh Blvd. At the Nov. 19 Green Park Board of Aldermen meeting, the city’s two St. Louis County police off...

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