Sappington News

Lindbergh High School tour showcases aging buildings

Pictured above: One of the classrooms at Lindbergh High School. Most of the buildings at LHS date back to the 1950s and 1960s. Photo by Erin Achenbach.  By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Lindbergh Schools officials are asking the public for a $105 million no-tax-rate-increase bond issue to fund a new Lindbergh High School because

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‘Black Lives Matter’ sign causes Lindbergh High debate

Pictured above: Pictured above: Students walk to class during the passing period at Lindbergh High School on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. Photo by Erin Achenbach.   By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  A “Black Lives Matter” poster at Lindbergh High School hung for Black History Month sparked debate and some anger regarding race and students’ rights in

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Fitz’s opens second location in south county

St. Louis favorite Fitz’s Root Beer has a new home in south county after the company opened a second location at 5244 S. Lindbergh Blvd. last week. The 220-seat restaurant, dubbed Fitz’s SoCo, is open for lunch and dinner, from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and

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Contract for new Affton precinct finalized

Pictured above: The Sappington Garden Shop advertises its store closing sale on Saturday, Nov. 10. The store closed in November and the property will be used for the new Affton Southwest Precinct. Photo by Gloria Lloyd. By Gloria Lloyd  News Editor  glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  St. Louis County finalized a deal to relocate the Affton Southwest Precinct from Affton

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Lindbergh board places $105 million bond issue on April ballot

Pictured above: Students walk to class during the passing period at Lindbergh High School on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. Lindbergh is hoping to use money from a $105 million bond to repair and rebuild the existing high school. Photo by Erin Achenbach.  The Lindbergh Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday to place a $105 million no-tax-rate-increase

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Lindbergh board looks at a $105 million LHS bond issue

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  Lindbergh High School would be almost completely rebuilt with a $105 million bond issue under a plan that the Lindbergh Board of Education advanced last week. The no-tax-increase bond issue would be refinanced from the district’s current bond debt and could appear on the ballot as soon as the

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Protests organized outside Mercy South after flu shot firing

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  Protesters took to Kennerly Road outside Mercy Hospital South — formerly St. Anthony’s Medical Center — last week to protest the hospital’s decision to fire a nurse who refused to get a flu shot. In online videos, Nelia Abuchon said she organized the Nov. 27 protest to support her

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