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Lindbergh Class of 2021 follows their dreams

June 4, 2021

Students in Lindbergh High School’s 68th graduating class were awarded more than $12 million in scholarships this year, Principal Eric Cochran said during the May 26 commencement at POWERplex STL. Of...

GALLERY: Making the makerspace

May 3, 2021

Kennerly Elementary has a new makerspace as of the start of this year, with help from the Lindbergh Foundation. To date this school year, the foundation has awarded $14,903.58 to Lindbergh teachers and...

Above is a rendering of the 100-acre proposed redevelopment 'Tesson Ridge,' consisting of more than 100 single-family homes and villas, a 210-unit apartment complex and 8 acres of commercial sites.

Mixed-use development proposed for 100 acres of MetLife’s campus

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor April 26, 2021

An in-person town hall will be held this week at the MetLife campus in South County about a proposed mixed-use development at the 100-acre site that would include two new subdivisions with more than 170...

PHOTOS: Mass site opens in South County

April 13, 2021

St. Louis County held its first mass vaccination event in South County Saturday, April 3, at South Technical High School in Sunset Hills. Around 2,340 vaccine doses were administered at the event, with...

Captiva Healing Dispensary, 9933 Watson Road in Crestwood, appears set to be the first dispensary to open in South County, with its website promoting a grand opening April 8. As of Thursday, April 1, the dispensary appeared to be open for a soft opening.

Marijuana dispensaries are opening soon in South County

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter April 1, 2021

The first medical marijuana dispensaries in South County are racing to open this month just in time for 4/20. Crestwood’s Captiva Healing Dispensary, 9933 Watson Road, appears set to be the first dispensary...

The Affton School District held a vaccination event for its teachers and other staff members the first day teachers were eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine Monday, March 15. Other school districts like Mehlville and Lindbergh have also hosted events to vaccinate their staff.

PHOTOS: School districts vaccinate their teachers

March 31, 2021

Most South County school districts have held COVID-19 vaccination events for their teachers and school staff now that that they’re eligible for the shot. The Mehlville, Lindbergh, Affton, Fox and Rockwood...

Buffaloes along Lemay Ferry Road? Inflatable turkeys along Telegraph? Supporters of the Mehlville School District’s Proposition S bond issue donned eye-catching costumes at the March 13 ‘donut drive-thru’ at Mehlville High that featured MHS students, above, with junior Emma Maxwell as the Bierbaum Buffalo mascot. Similar sign rallies were also held in Oakville. Another ‘donut drive-thru’ to rally for Prop S was set at the same schools Saturday, April 3.

Supporters of Mehlville’s ‘Proposition S’ make case for first bond issue since ‘92

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter March 31, 2021

Supporters of the Mehlville School District’s Proposition S on the ballot Tuesday, April 6 are hoping the school district’s voters  do something they haven’t done since 1992 — approve a bond issue. Proposition...

Inside the Joseph Sappington House.

Sappington House raising funds to move historic cabin from Affton into Crestwood

March 29, 2021

Under a plan up for discussion at the Crestwood Board of Aldermen, a historic log house, pictured above, could be moved to Historic Sappington House where it would be preserved for future generations. In...

The Stanzes' son Ben drove his toy electric pickup truck with a green grass skirt around the bed and a big Irish flag angled up off the tailgate, topping off his entry with a furry green stovepipe hat.

Crestwood street celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with a drive-by parade

March 17, 2021

A Crestwood neighborhood organized an impromptu St. Patrick's Day parade last weekend on Cherry Brook Lane. Steve and Ashley Stanze, who moved to Cherry Brook about a year ago with their three sons,...

Lindbergh teacher at Sperreng honored as one of SSD’s best

Lindbergh teacher at Sperreng honored as one of SSD’s best

March 2, 2021

Sperreng Middle School teacher Adam Taylor has been selected to receive a 2021 Key to the Classroom Award from Special School District, honoring his achievements and dedication for service to students....

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