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New private high school set to open for fall 2020

New private high school set to open for fall 2020

February 13, 2020

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com A private Christian school in Arnold that serves South County students is looking to expand the grades it serves by opening a new high school in fall 2020. Victory Christian Academy, 1930 Meyer Drury Drive, Suite B, in Arnold, is searching for a ...

State issues licenses to six marijuana dispensaries for South County

HCI, a marijuana dispensary located in Collinsville, Illinois. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

February 4, 2020

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Medical marijuana dispensaries will open later this year after the state approved licenses for 192 statewide, including 66 in the St. Louis region and six in South County. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received 2,267 ap...

Cardinal Glennon opens new South County location this week

Cardinal Glennon opens new South County location this week

November 5, 2019

SSM Cardinal Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital opened a new pediatric health care specialty services center in south St. Louis County Monday.  The new SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Pediatric Specialty Services building is located at 13000 Butler Crest Drive, 63128, and will offer the larg...

Free flu shots available in South County; Parson urges all Missourians to get a shot

Free flu shots available in South County; Parson urges all Missourians to get a shot

October 17, 2019

The single best way to protect yourself and others against the flu is to get vaccinated each year, and free flu shots are available in South County this weekend. Gov. Mike Parson and First Lady Teresa Parson received their annual flu shots last week and urge all Missourians to get them. They especially e...

Fellow former county executive asks for leniency for Stenger; South County objects

Steve Stenger, right, and his lawyer Scott Rosenblum leave the Thomas F. Eagleton Courthouse in downtown St. Louis following Stenger's sentencing Friday, Aug. 9. Stenger was sentenced to 46 months in prison and will report Sept. 21. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

August 14, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  One of Steve Stenger’s fellow former county executives wrote to the judge in his corruption case to ask that he serve no time in prison, but several South County residents wrote in asking for a tougher sentence. Stenger, 47, pleaded gu...

Police increase patrols after burglary wave

Police increase patrols after burglary wave

August 8, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  The businesses broken into in a string of burglaries in South County last week include an animal hospital, a car dealership, a car tire business and a dry cleaner, and police are asking the public for video to find the person or people res...

South County flooding victims are cleaning up, waiting for a disaster declaration

The Alabama Avenue Bridge, at the intersection of River City Boulevard and Lemay Ferry Road, is inaccessible as floodwater from the River des Peres continue to rise Thursday, May 30. 8,000 feet of sandbag were put in place along the River des Peres to mitigate flooding of nearby homes in South County and south St. Louis city. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

August 7, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Although the flood waters along the River Des Peres have receded, residents in Lemay and other parts of South County are still trying to clean up the aftermath of near record-setting floods that affected the area this summer. On Aug....

Assessors of St. Louis County appeals say: Bring evidence

In a series of public Board of Equalization hearings July 25, commercial and residential property owners try to convince that they properties are worth less than originally assessed. More often than not, their bids to reverse the hike on their properties were turned down, especially in cases where property owners did not bring photo evidence to back up their cases. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

July 31, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The county Board of Equalization will hear an estimated 25,000 appeals from homeowners who appealed their property reassessment this year, and residents who don’t bring clear evidence of a lower price most likely won’t be able to lower t...

PHOTOS: A little rain doesn’t stop the JB Blast

Rain didn’t stop South County from enjoying the 20th year of the JB Blast at Jefferson Barracks Park last Wednesday, featuring live music, an appearance from County Executive Sam Page and a fireworks show. This year, County Council Presiding Officer Ernie Trakas was in charge of the festivities, after the resignation of former County Executive Steve Stenger.

July 12, 2019

Rain didn’t stop South County from enjoying the 20th year of the JB Blast at Jefferson Barracks Park last Wednesday, featuring live music, an appearance from County Executive Sam Page and a fireworks show. This year, County Council Presiding Officer Ernie Trakas was in charge of the festivities, after the res...

JB Blast’s 20th annual fireworks display is tonight

JB Blast's 20th annual fireworks display is tonight

July 3, 2019

The JB Blast, south St. Louis County’s biggest Fourth of July celebration, is returning to Jefferson Barracks Park this year for its 20th year. The JB Blast is sponsored by St. Louis County Executive Same Page, County Council Presiding Officer Ernie Trakas, St. Louis County Police, St. Louis County...

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