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Some areas of South County, St. Louis County hit harder than others by coronavirus

St. Louis County released this geographic data of coronavirus cases Friday, the first time the county's cases had been publicly sorted by ZIP code.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

April 3, 2020

Updated at 4:25 p.m. April 3 with update on Crestwood and Sunset Hills, plus more North County ZIP codes.  Some areas of South County and St. Louis County are being hit harder by the coronavirus than others, according to data the county released Friday that for the first time breaks down the county...

St. Louis Community College-Meramec set to host career fair

St. Louis Community College-Meramec set to host career fair

February 28, 2020

St. Louis Community College will host a career fair Wednesday, March 4, to connect the community with potential employers for full- and part-time positions. The career fair will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Meramec campus gymnasium, 11333 Big Bend Road, 63122. The event is free to attend and...

Deb Lavender challenges Koenig in 2020 race for Senate seat representing Sunset Hills

Deb Lavender challenges Koenig in 2020 race for Senate seat representing Sunset Hills

November 1, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com A current state legislator and physical therapist from Kirkwood is looking to turn a historically red state Senate district blue in 2020. State Rep. Deb Lavender, a Democrat, announced in May that she is launching a 2020 bid for state Se...

Another open house to be held on Meramec pedestrian bridge; feedback mixed so far

Pictured above: A proposed rendering of the pedestrian bridge project. Rendering courtesy of Great River Greenway.

October 9, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Residents can weigh in again on a pedestrian bridge proposed for the north side of the new westbound Interstate 44 bridge over the Meramec River after the project received a mix of positive and negative feedback from the 169 attendees at...

Open house held on Interstate 44 pedestrian bridge

Open house held on Interstate 44 pedestrian bridge

August 15, 2019

The community is invited to provide public feedback on a new pedestrian bridge that will be built on the north side of the new westbound Interstate 44 bridge over the Meramec River. Project partners Great Rivers Greenway and the cities of Sunset Hills, Kirkwood and Fenton invite residents of the region ...

Sunset Hills police capture auto theft suspect after foot chase, crash, lockdown

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

February 21, 2019

Updated at 5:55 p.m. with comments from Sgt. Robbie Hagen. Sunset Hills police caught an alleged Jefferson County car thief Thursday who crashed the stolen car in Laumeier Sculpture Park, led police on several foot chases and caused a lockdown at a local high school. Officers from the Sunset Hills...

Local Word War II veteran, two other vets receive France’s highest Legion of Honor

Eugene ‘Gene’ Harmack, 98, left, formerly of Affton, and Alfred Villagran receive awards from France Jan. 23 for their service.

January 31, 2019

A longtime south county resident and two other area veterans were awarded France’s highest distinction, the Legion of Honor, during a ceremony at the Soldiers Memorial Military Museum last week. The consul general of France for the Midwest region, Guillaume Lacroix, presented the Legion of Honor m...

Fitch calls for Bell to turn over Catholic Supply case to feds for death penalty

Tim Fitch, then a candidate for the St. Louis County Council, speaks to the Tesson Ferry Republican Club in June 2018. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

December 4, 2018

Former St. Louis County police Chief Tim Fitch, now set to take a seat on the County Council Jan. 1, called on the incoming county prosecutor to turn the Catholic Supply killing case over to federal authorities so that the killer can get the death penalty. Prosecutors charged Thomas Bruce, 53, of Imp...

Fitch set for new role as councilman

Pictured above: Tim Fitch speaks at a Republicans club meeting during his run for the St. Louis County Council.

November 28, 2018

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Former St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch will have a new role serving the public starting in January after winning the Nov. 6 election for the 3rd District seat on the St. Louis County Council. Fitch, who ran as a Republican, will take...

Jubilee Church approved for location in Sunset Hills office park after several attempts

Artist's rendering of the proposed Jubilee Church. Image courtesy of Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen and Jubilee Church.

November 6, 2018

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Jubilee Church will have a new home in Sunset Hills after the Board of Aldermen voted to allow the development of the church in an office park. An ordinance to approve an amended development plan to allow the church at 10801 Sunset Offi...

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