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South County coronavirus testing site set to open today placed on hold

A sign points to the Mercy drive-thru testing site in Chesterfield. Mercy has also opened two sites in Jefferson County.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

March 25, 2020

Mercy placed a planned South County coronavirus testing site on hold Wednesday – the day it was set to open – but still plans to open the new site at some point. Plans for the South County testing were postponed because “we want to make sure we have everyone and everything in place to ensure...

St. Louis school closures extended through April 22

Students at Wohlwend Elementary in Oakville, above, along with Rogers and Forder, stood
outside their houses Sunday to wave as their teachers drove by in a parade.

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter

March 24, 2020

Students will remain at home for at least the next month after St. Louis County, Jefferson County and St. Louis City schools extended building closures through Wednesday, April 22. The extension is consistent with the stay-at-home orders issued in the county and the city over the weekend that also last through April 22. A stay-at-home order was ...

Crestwood-Sunset Hills chamber’s 2020 gala honors award recipients

from left to right: Lori Krueger - Kiwanis Bernard J. Fidler Citizen Service Award, Charles Lucier with Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Centers - Member of the Year, Chris Veath with Scott Credit Union - Business of the Year, Jennifer Abercrombie - Citizen of the Year, Adam Schmitz - Rotary Paul Harris Fellowship Award, April Gamache with America's Incredible Pizza - New Member of Year, and Mike Borzillo with A. J. Borzillo - Community Improvement Award.

February 19, 2020

The Crestwood-Sunset Hills Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its 2020 Awards Auction and Gala Banquet Feb. 8 at LiUNA Event Center in Sunset Hills, raising money for scholarships and honoring local business owners. The banquet honored 2019 chamber award recipients, including citizen of the year and...

New private high school set to open for fall 2020

New private high school set to open for fall 2020

February 13, 2020

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com A private Christian school in Arnold that serves South County students is looking to expand the grades it serves by opening a new high school in fall 2020. Victory Christian Academy, 1930 Meyer Drury Drive, Suite B, in Arnold, is searching for a ...

Man dies after he was hit by two cars on Telegraph Road in Oakville

Man dies after he was hit by two cars on Telegraph Road in Oakville

February 10, 2020

A pedestrian was struck and killed Sunday by two cars on Telegraph Road in Oakville by the Arrowhead Estates subdivision at Championship Boulevard. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said that Robert T. Kleist, 37, of High Ridge, died after being hit by two cars crossing Telegraph Road about 7:01 p.m. ...

State issues licenses to six marijuana dispensaries for South County

HCI, a marijuana dispensary located in Collinsville, Illinois. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

February 4, 2020

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Medical marijuana dispensaries will open later this year after the state approved licenses for 192 statewide, including 66 in the St. Louis region and six in South County. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received 2,267 ap...

Cardinal Glennon opens new South County location this week

Cardinal Glennon opens new South County location this week

November 5, 2019

SSM Cardinal Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital opened a new pediatric health care specialty services center in south St. Louis County Monday.  The new SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Pediatric Specialty Services building is located at 13000 Butler Crest Drive, 63128, and will offer the larg...

Public hearings set for first St. Louis County medical marijuana dispensaries, Delmar Gardens expansion

Public hearings set for first St. Louis County medical marijuana dispensaries, Delmar Gardens expansion

October 11, 2019

The St. Louis County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing next week on its first requests for medical marijuana dispensaries, along with changing county sign regulations, a Cafe Telegraph parking expansion and expanding the Delmar Gardens facility in Fenton. The planning panel will meet for th...

Mehlville to hold its first classified job fair

Mehlville to hold its first classified job fair

October 8, 2019

The Mehlville School District is hiring. The district will host a classified job fair Monday, Oct. 14, from noon to 2 p.m. in the Nottelmann Auditorium at Mehlville High School, 3200 Lemay Ferry Road. The district is hiring employees for school food and nutrition, maintenance, transportation, facilities and ...

Domestic violence victims can heal with a garden donated by Oakville Garden Club

A Safe Place staff member Barb Tenholder points out the three levels of the garden planted at the shelter in Jefferson County. The peaceful garden is a place for women and children to heal from trauma. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Residents at a domestic violence shelter in Jefferson County have experienced healing through gardening thanks to the generosity of the South County community. The women living at A Safe Place in Jefferson County have been enjoying fre...

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