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A drone photo of the Proposition R construction at Lindbergh High School.

PHOTOS: See progress on Lindbergh Schools’ Prop R

December 19, 2020

Proposition R upgrades are underway at Lindbergh High School, including renovations to Gym 3, new turf on the football and ongoing construction on a brand new, state-of-the-art high school building.    

Dr. Aamina Akhtar, infectious disease physician and chief medical officer at Mercy Hospital South, gets the first COVID-19 vaccine in the St. Louis region Monday, Dec. 14, 2020. 'This is a game changer,' Akhtar said of the vaccine.

PHOTOS: First St. Louis health-care workers to receive COVID-19 vaccine are in South County

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor December 15, 2020

The first doses of the coronavirus vaccine in the state and St. Louis region were administered to hospital workers Monday in South County, giving frontline health-care workers hope as patients from the...

 Upgrades at Point Elementary, 6790 Telegraph Road, include a secure entry vestibule, roof work, HVAC work and ADA exit ramp.

Here’s what could be fixed in Mehlville bond issue

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter December 14, 2020

Residents in the Mehlville School District could decide next April whether or not to fund facility upgrades, after the Board of Education passed on placing it on the bal- lot for November. The...

PHOTOS: Construction begins on Lindbergh's new state-of-the-art high school

PHOTOS: Construction begins on Lindbergh’s new state-of-the-art high school

November 29, 2020

Construction is underway on the new state-of-the-art Lindbergh High School, after the school district officially kicked off the project in a socially distanced groundbreaking Sept. 25. Sporting green...

Lindbergh school celebrates veterans with drive-thru Veterans Day event

Lindbergh school celebrates veterans with drive-thru Veterans Day event

November 28, 2020

Sperreng Middle School students celebrated local veterans in a unique way on Veterans Day Nov. 11, with a socially distanced, drive-thru recognition event. Veterans drove through the school parking lot,...

Mike Shamia, left, and Steve Walkenbach. at the Tower Tee property.

Tower Tee construction kicking off when STL County gives go-ahead

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor November 23, 2020

Construction could start any day now on the reimagined Tower Tee, with the developers anticipating the golf course reopening by May 2021, depending on how quickly St. Louis County approves building permits. May...

The ribbon cutting ceremony for the secure vestibule at Sperreng Middle School.

Lindbergh school buildings get secure vestibules

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor November 10, 2020

  As part of Lindbergh Schools’ Proposition R no-tax-rate-increase bond issue in April 2019, voters approved funding safe, future-ready campuses across Lindbergh with single, secure main entrances...

Utility poles bisect the narrow sidewalks on the west side of Lemay Ferry Road, presenting issues for those who use wheelchairs or have other mobility concerns. The east side of Lemay Ferry has accessible sidewalks, but for anyone on the west side, the only way to reach the accessible east sidewalk is by directly crossing the street, or riding in the street next to the burn to the closest crosswalk at Victory drive.

Lemay Ferry pedestrian safety examined

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter October 23, 2020

Despite multiple incidents involving pedestrians being hit or killed along Lemay Ferry Road due to inaccessible sidewalks and outcry from both residents and elected officials, a makeover of the state-owned...

Next to current Chief Mary Barton, from left, former Chief Ron Battelle, BackStoppers president, accepts the check from Oakville Principal Tamara Sunkett, standing next to Officer Tamarris Bohannon’s wife, Alexis Bohannon, their daughter and other family members.

‘Always a Tiger’: Oakville teachers give back to family of late officer, OHS alum

October 12, 2020

Although fundraising abilities are more limited with the Mehlville School District’s high school students still attending all-virtual school, Oakville High School teachers banded together for a donation...

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