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The Shack backs out of a site by Fitz’s

The Shack backs out of a site by Fitz’s

June 14, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com South County fans of The Shack, a popular breakfast and brunch restaurant with five locations in the St. Louis region, may be disappointed to learn that it will not yet be opening up its sixth location in South County, after it was previo...

St. Lucas Memorial Day ceremony set to feature Lindbergh students, planes

Last year’s Sappington-Concord Memorial Day event featured a ceremonial flyover by a local group of Stearman Aircraft Owners.

May 24, 2019

This year’s event will feature a ceremonial flyover by a local group of Stearman Aircraft Owners. The Sappington-Concord Historical Society will return to St. Lucas United Church of Christ this year to host the biggest little annual Memorial Day celebration in South County. This year’s event...

‘Reimagined’ Lindbergh High will be weighed by voters next week

Lindbergh National Honor Society students led members of the public on tours of Lindbergh
High School on March 13. The tour was to show the public the improvements needed for the high school, which will be funded by Prop R. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

March 27, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com A committee “dreamed big” last fall about what a new Lindbergh High School would need for the next 50 years, and voters decide whether those plans happen Tuesday, April 2. Voters will weigh whether to approve a $105 million, 83-cent...

Women in History: Enid Barnes has made history come to life at Sappington House for last five decades

Enid Barnes. Photo Courtesy of the Sappington-Concord Historical Society.

March 13, 2019

By Bill Milligan For the Call wmilligan@callnewspapers.com Enid Chandler Barnes has been a volunteer at the Sappington House in Crestwood for the past 50 years, and today she’s working to get back to her post to keep its history alive and relevant. Barnes, 90, of Riverview Drive in Sunset Hills, started ...

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.

March 5, 2019

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 they say the current high school is outdated and aging. Residents will get two chances this m...

‘Black Lives Matter’ sign causes Lindbergh High debate

Students walk to class during the passing period at Lindbergh High School Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018.

February 27, 2019

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 school. The poster, which read “All Lives Can’t Matter Until Black Lives Ma...

Fitz’s opens second location in south county

Fitz's opens second location in south county

February 3, 2019

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. F...

Contract for new Affton precinct finalized

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.

January 22, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd  News Editor  glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  St. Louis County finalized a deal to relocate the Affton Southwest Precinct from Affton to Sappington this month, after a snafu with the Port Authority that could have scuttled the deal. The contract was signed the first week of th...

Lindbergh board places $105 million bond issue on April ballot

Students walk to class during the passing period at Lindbergh High School Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018.

January 16, 2019

The Lindbergh Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday to place a $105 million no-tax-rate-increase bond issue on the April 2 ballot for a new and improved Lindbergh High School. To read the Call's article with information from last week's Finance Committee discussion on the bond issue, click here. Pr...

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