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Woman attacks employees at arcade who asked her to wear a mask

A sign on the front door of Incredible Pizza Company in South County Aug. 4  advises customers that they must wear a mask when inside the building at all times, except when eating or drinking.

August 4, 2020

A woman attacked three employees Sunday at America’s Incredible Pizza Company in South County, pushing, shoving and pepper-spraying them after she was asked to wear a mask, as required by St. Louis County mandate due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Police said the woman was part of a group that was as...

Eateries innovate as they adapt to COVID

A table at Roberto’s in Sappington is shown surrounded by the new shield June 18.

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter

June 24, 2020

Sitting down to eat at a restaurant looks different these days, as eateries allowed to reopen in St. Louis County last month adjust how they can safely do business during the coronavirus pandemic. Restaurants could reopen their doors to dine-in patrons at 25-percent capacity May 18, after being required to...

‘Biggest little annual Memorial Day’ celebration will not happen this year

Lindbergh High School student Rachel Nieters performs during the Sappington-Concord Historical Society's 2016 Memorial Day celebration in this photo courtesy of Marilyn Muegge. Rachel also performed in the 2017 ceremony.

May 23, 2020

The Sappington-Concord Historical Society has canceled the “biggest little annual Memorial Day celebration in South County” for this year. The event usually takes place the morning of Memorial Day on the green at St. Lucas United Church of Christ, 11735 Denny Road. “The green” is the large open lawn just ...

Missouri American replacing water mains in $1.5 million project along Eddie and Park

Workers get ready to fill in dirt from Missouri American Water’s water main replacement project near Fatima Drive and Kammerer Avenue in Affton. The project was part of the water utility comany’s plan to replace 224,000 feet of water main this year, approximately 42 miles of the 4,500 miles of main that the company oversees.

April 14, 2020

Missouri American Water is still replacing aging water mains during the coronavirus crisis and over the next several weeks will spend roughly $1.5 million for a project getting underway in South County. Roughly one mile of water main along Eddie and Park Road from Sappington Road to Gravois Road will be re...

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...

Thank you to Mehlville Fire paramedics who rescued a local woman

Letters to the editor

April 1, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: I want to publicly express my gratitude to the professional EMTs of the Mehlville Fire District who treated me in my time of respiratory distress from pneumonia and heart-related issues. I always felt that I would make it because of the way the EMTs treated me o...

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...

Step Up of St. Louis and St. Louis CRUSH hold community meeting on opioids

Step Up of St. Louis and St. Louis CRUSH hold community meeting on opioids

September 17, 2019

Step Up of St. Louis and St. Louis CRUSH will host an opioids community meeting from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at Lindbergh High School Thursday, Sept. 19. Community members and teenagers from all school districts and areas are invited. Lindbergh High School is located at 5000 S. Lindbergh Blvd. The event is p...

Ally Kostial remembered by friends at vigil as a ‘beautiful soul’ gone too soon

Ally Kostial remembered by friends at vigil as a 'beautiful soul' gone too soon

July 26, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor Ole Miss student Ally Kostial, who was from Sunset Hills and graduated from Lindbergh High School in 2016, was remembered in a vigil at the school Thursday night as a “beautiful soul” and positive force in the lives of nearly everyone she t...

South County ‘will experience flooding’ through 9 tonight

Heavy rain pounds a strip mall in Green Park Wednesday. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

June 26, 2019

The National Weather Service is warning about the possibility of flash flooding through 9 tonight in South County. The advisory only applies to south central St. Louis County and southwest St. Louis city, officials said. Gauge reports indicate several creeks have risen close to flood stage, including...

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