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Crawl, crawl, baby

Crawl, crawl, baby

November 27, 2019

  Grant’s View Branch of the St. Louis County Library hosted a ‘baby art crawl’ last week. Little ones ages 6 to 16 months were able to get their hands (and bodies) dirty as they crawled around in non-toxic paint on a life-sized canvas, using brushes, toys and their hands to explore ...

Freeholders grilled by council; city ones fail

Freeholders grilled by council; city ones fail

October 22, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The St. Louis County Council grilled County Executive Sam Page’s nine prospective appointees to the 19-member Board of Freeholders last week on issues ranging from their views on a potential city-county merger to whether they feel they can ...

Telling stories through dance with Books in Motion

Lindbergh Schools fifth-graders at Long and Sappington elementary schools performed student-choreographed dance interpretations of the novel ‘Restart’ with the Modern American Dance Company’s Books in Motion program. Funded by parent groups, the students and MADCO dancers read the novel and developed routines that interpreted the novel’s themes through movement and dance. Each school performed their routines during all-school assemblies.

October 9, 2019

Lindbergh fifth-graders at Long and Sappington elementary schools recently performed student-choreographed dance interpretations of the novel “Restart,” with the guidance of mentors from the Modern American Dance Company’s Books in Motion program. Books in Motion is an inclusive, student-centered...

PHOTOS: Second SunCrest Fest a success

PHOTOS: Second SunCrest Fest a success

September 12, 2019

The cities of Sunset Hills and Crestwood joined forces again this year for the second annual SunCrest Fest, held Saturday, Sept. 7 at Kitun Park. The festival kicked off with a 10:15 a.m. parade from Southview School to Truman Middle School, featuring classic cars, Lindbergh High School cheerleaders...

UPDATED: Suspect in hospital after officer-involved shooting in Oakville

Pictured above: Police investigate the scene of an officer-involved shooting at an apartment complex off Nottingham Estates Drive in South County on March 19. The suspect who was shot by police was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

March 19, 2019

Police shot a man approaching them with a metal pipe Tuesday at Lemay Ferry and Butler Hill roads in Oakville, sending the suspect to the hospital. A police officer from the St. Louis County Police Department arrived at the Butler Hill and Lemay Ferry intersection for a call for service and then was ...

Puppies bring English class to life

Puppies bring English class to life

February 28, 2019

Washington Middle students kicked off a technical-writing project with a visit from Lola and Tink, dogs from the Animal Protective Association of Missouri. The school has raised $10,000 for the shelter in seven years. ...

Learning where STEM can take you

Learning where STEM can take you

February 26, 2019

All middle schools in the Mehlville School District held STEM Breakfasts last week to encourage girls to pursue careers in STEM — science, technology, engineering and mathematics — and take those classes in high school. The breakfasts have been credited with increasing Mehlville girls’ participation...

Scott Credit Union opens second St. Louis County location

Scott Credit Union opens second St. Louis County location

February 19, 2019

Scott Credit Union hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday to celebrate the grand opening of their new branch location in Crestwood at 9792 Watson Road. The location is one of two in Missouri and St. Louis County, with the other location in Ladue. The bank operates 16 branches in the St. Louis ar...

PHOTOS: Courtney Kramme and her service dog Xena visit Southminster

Xena greets guests at Southminster Presbyterian Church following Kramme's presentation. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

February 15, 2019

Courtney Kramme, a 19-year-old student at Lindenwood University, spoke at Southminister Presbyterian Church Tuesday about the benefits of service dogs for those suffering from physical or mental disabilities, as well as the differences between service animals and support animals. One of the special...

Celebrating 100 days in 100 ways

Celebrating 100 days in 100 ways

February 8, 2019

To celebrate the 100th day of school last week, Wohlwend Elementary students dressed like 100-year-olds. Across Oakville at Blades Elementary, classes celebrated the milestone by reading 100 books, searching for 100 things or doing 100 exercises, and Principal Jeremy Booker tried to greet every ...

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