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Sunset Hills rugby field approved despite the concerns of neighbors

Pictured above: The proposed location of the St. Louis Bomber's rugby park. Rendering courtesy of the St. Louis Bombers.

September 17, 2019

. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen approved an amended development plan for the St. Louis Bombers Rugby Football Club last week to build a rugby complex on the southeast corner of the former Sunset Lakes Golf Course, marking th...

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...

Rugby plan in Sunset Hills draws comments for, against

Rugby plan in Sunset Hills draws comments for, against

August 22, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  Comments for and against the St. Louis Bombers Rugby Club’s proposal for fields in Sunset Hills dominated the majority of the Board of Aldermen meeting last week, despite the vote on the proposal being postponed until next month. Publ...

Jubilee Church breaks ground on new church in Sunset Hills office park

Jubilee Church breaks ground on new church in Sunset Hills office park

July 24, 2019

Jubilee Church officially broke ground on an 18,000 square foot facility at 10801 Sunset Office Drive in Sunset Hills. The building will include a children facility, a multipurpose room, and an auditorium seating approximately 270.  Mayor Pat Fribis welcomed the crowd of nearly 260 people to Sunset Hil...

Impact of rugby fields up for debate on golf course site

Pictured above: The proposed location of the St. Louis Bomber's rugby park. Rendering courtesy of the St. Louis Bombers.

July 16, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  It seemed like a done deal for the St. Louis Bombers Rugby Club to lease part of the former Sunset Hills Golf Course from Sunset Hills, but the athletic fields are now facing 11th-hour opposition from residents who live near the pro...

Laumeier Sculpture Park hosts 32nd annual Art Fair and Sunset Hills Music Festival

Laumeier Sculpture Park hosts 32nd annual Art Fair and Sunset Hills Music Festival

May 7, 2019

Laumeier Sculpture Park hosts its 32nd Annual Art Fair Friday, May 10 through Sunday, May 12, at the Sunset Hills park’s grounds at 12580 Rott Road. More than 15,000 patrons attend this annual three-day event on Mother’s Day weekend, featuring local food and beverage vendors, hands-on activities fo...

Tattoo parlors allowed in Sunset Hills after a tie-breaker

Sunset Hills Mayor Pat Fribis. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

May 1, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Tattoo parlors could soon set up shop in Sunset Hills after the Board of Aldermen voted April 23 to approve an ordinance that would add tattoo establishments as a use in the PD-LI Zoning District, with Mayor Pat Fribis casting the tiebrea...

Attorney sends letters to every county municipality asking for documents on merger

Roughly 20 members of south county Republican groups waved signs in a show of support for 6th District Councilman Ernie Trakas, R-Oakville, at the intersection of South Lindbergh Boulevard and Tesson Ferry Road in 2017. Trakas himself made an appearance at the event with signs against a city-county merger. The councilman is pictured alongside supporter Paul Alvino of Oakville, right. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

April 22, 2019

Pictured above: Roughly 20 members of south county Republican groups waved signs in a show of support for 6th District Councilman Ernie Trakas, R-Oakville, at the intersection of South Lindbergh Boulevard and Tesson Ferry Road in 2017. Trakas himself made an appearance at the event with signs against a c...

Sunset Hills officials oppose proposed city-county merger

The city of Sunset Hills campus: Sunset Hills Police Department

April 17, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenach@callnewspapers.com Cities across South County are voicing their opinions on Better Together’s plan for a city-county merger, including city officials from Sunset Hills, who have promised to fight the merger and a statewide vote. “Our biggest co...

Women in History: Mayor Pat Fribis has long history of service

Women in History: Mayor Pat Fribis has long history of service

April 4, 2019

By Bill Milligan For the Call Sunset Hills Mayor Pat Fribis has been associated with city government for 35 of her 39 years as a resident. Her first involvement in politics was when she went door-to-door to gather signatures on a petition to convince city officials to build the first Sunset Hills city pool in the 1980s. At that time, Fribi...

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