South County Times
"Satellite" worship site proposed for commercial Sunset Office Park
by Joe LeichtSt. Louis-based Jubilee Church came to the Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen Sept. 11 for the fourth time since May to gain permission to locate a satellite worship site in Sunset Office Park.
Second case pending in St. Louis County Circuit Courtby Dennis HannonThe U.S. District Court has sided with the city of Kirkwood by throwing out the petition from St. John Vianney High School seeking the right to use at full power the $235,000 lighting system it installed on its athletic fields.
Many fear car wash, convenience store would create too much traffic
by Joe LeichtThe overflow crowd that jammed Sunset Hills City Hall last month for a proposal to demolish the former Econo Lodge, 3720 S. Lindbergh Blvd., and replace it with a Tidal Wave car wash and convenience store did not materialize at the Sept. 11 meeting.
Michael Angelo and Judy Nellis of Davenport, Iowa, made a stop in St. Louis this week as part of their road trip along Route 66 traveling west from Chicago to Santa Monica, California.
by Julie Brown PattonFenton's former deputy city clerk, Morgan Kuepfert, was recently hired from among 16 applicants to become the city clerk. She's worked for the city for eight years, serving as deputy clerk for the past two years.
Plans for "Crestwood City Center" expected to be unveiled this fall
by Julie Brown PattonWhile new grading work on dirt mounds at the former Crestwood Plaza site has started, so has more solid direction from the local company charged with the property's commercial development by its Chicago owners UrbanStreet Group LLC.
Jesse Kelley of Green Park had been out of prison less than a year before allegedly killing Alexander Marley on Sept. 6
by Jaime MowersA suspect charged with killing a man on a Walmart parking lot in South County last week is also suspected of kidnapping a teenager in the Central West End earlier that same day. The suspect had been out of prison less than a year after serving time for arson.
by Jaime MowersSt. Louis County Police have released the names of two people who died in an apparent murder-suicide on Friday, Sept. 7.
The South County Times would like to hear from readers who may have suggestions for a Veteran's Day article to appear in the Nov. 9 issue of this newspaper.
Center provides 24-hour safe haven for children whose families face a crisis
The Saint Louis Crisis Nursery is growing again, this time in south St. Louis County On Aug. 29 the Crisis Nursery and St. Anthony's Medical Center cut the ribbon on the 10th Crisis Nursery Outreach Center.
Recent advisory from Oakville High principal reignites talk over school dress codesby Don CorriganNewspapers and websites across the country, as well as in Canada, picked up the "no boobs, bellies or butts" story that originated from an Oakville High School principal's dress code advisory for students at the school.
by Julie Brown PattonDue to the health-related resignation on June 8 of Crestwood's former mayor, Gregg Roby, a special mayoral election will be held Nov. 6 to fill the remainder of his term ending in April 2020.
The Lindbergh Schools Board of Education is inviting school district patrons to serve on one of four new board advisory committees.
Lindbergh community members are invited to meet the new Superintendent of Schools Tony Lake during a Listening and Learning presentation at 6:30 p.m., on Wednesday, Sept. 26, in the Lindbergh Schools auditorium, 5000 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
Board agrees to spend $227,839 toward school safety measures
by Jim MerkelLindbergh Schools plans to spend $227,839 to increase safety for Dressel Elementary School students who cross Musick Avenue before and after school.
Affton Presbyterian Church, which is celebrating 75 years of supporting the community, donated a total of 45 basketball, soccer, football and playground balls to Mesnier Primary School.
Thirty-six Lindbergh High School students have earned state honors for demonstrating proficiency in English and a secondary language in 2018.
Crestwood-Sunset Hill's annual chamber event set for Sept. 26
The Crestwood-Sunset Hills Area Chamber of Commerce will host its H.E.R.O.E.S. (Helping Emergency Responders for their Outstanding Exemplary Service) Golf Tournament on Wednesday, Sept. 26, at Tapawingo National Golf Club, located at 13001 Gary Player Drive in Sunset Hills.
Sept. 14-16The Kirkwood Greentree Festival is set for this weekend, Sept. 14-16, in Kirkwood Park, Adams Avenue and Geyer Road.
The Historic Sappington House, 1015 Sappington Road, will open its door free of charge on Saturday, Sept. 22, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., as a part of Smithsonian magazine's annual museum day. On the 14th annual Museum Day, participating museums offer free admission.
Full day of live music begins at noon, Sept. 15The Old Webster Jazz & Blues Festival gets underway Saturday, Sept. 15, in Old Webster. The event features an electrifying lineup of the region's best local jazz, blues, funk, rock and soul musicians performing on two stages.
SunCrest Fest Carnival held at Kitun Park, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The new SunCrest Fest, featuring the best of Sunset Hills and Crestwood, debuts on Saturday, Sept. 22, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., at Kitun Park, 12343 Eddie and Park Road in Sunset Hills.
Affton Community Days Parade & Festival Set For Sept. 15Affton Community Days gets underway on Saturday, Sept. 15, at a new location, Lutheran High School South, 9515 Tesson Ferry Road. This year's theme is "A Day at the Beach!"
Posey County, Indiana, is a destination for unique experiences and good times – from a sunset at Mount Vernon's riverfront to the natural beauty of Harmonie State Park, to New Harmony's charming, walkable village.
Sitting on Illinois' westernmost curve of the Mississippi River, Quincy, Illinois, shines as an energetic travel destination.
Heroes and history meet on the shores of the Ohio River in Metropolis, Illinois. The town is located at Exit 37 on Interstate 24 at the southernmost tip of Illinois on the Ohio River.
The gleaming Cross at the Crossroads welcomes travelers to Effingham, Illinois, offering a beacon of hope to travelers.
Monticello Railway Museum in Monticello, Illinois, is sponsoring a special Pvt. Roy W. Hamm Tribute Train on Saturday, Oct. 20.
Explore the country in a recreational vehicle.
Ellington, Missouri, nestled in the Ozark Highlands of Reynolds County, abounds with all-natural attractions. The small town is located at Missouri Scenic Highway 21 and Scenic Highway 106 approximately 125 miles south, southwest of St. Louis.
Experience the beauty of fall while relaxing, enjoying the many activities or exploring at YMCA Trout Lodge in Potosi.
Steelville, dubbed "The Floating Capital of Missouri" due to its proximity to the Huzzah, Meramec and Courtois rivers, is also looking to be the arts center for central Missouri.
Wineries are a short drive from St. Louis & boast award-winning wine, music, foodWhat better way to spend a fall evening or weekend than with a glass of wine, music and scenic countryside close to home. With the growing number of wineries calling Jefferson County home, it's possible for wine lovers to savor their favorite vintage with just a short drive south along Interstate 55.
The town features many amenities, plus is surrounded by state parks & wineriesWith its location in St. Francois County, Farmington is a perfect jumping off point for a fall outing.
Ste. Genevieve, America's original French Colonial village established in the 1700s, has a lot to celebrate. The town is located an hour south of St. Louis off Interstate 55 along the Mississippi River.
Learn about early Lutherans in Perry CountyOne of the oldest communities in Missouri can be found down Interstate 55 in Perry County about 80 miles from St. Louis.
Kimmswick is the perfect day trip, just 25 minutes from downtown St. Louis. Fall is a great time to stroll the quaint streets of this historic river town.
Located in western St. Charles County, at interstates 40 and 70, Wentzville boasts a diversity of independently-owned businesses, including Ellbee's General Store, owned by Brent and Linda Styer.
Take in the fall colors and beauty of the countryside and savor the fruit of Missouri Wine Country along the Katy Trail State Park.
Billed as the "Heart of Wine Country," the historic German town of Washington, boasts over 40 wineries within an hour of the community making it a great base for a winery adventure. Located on Highway 100 from Interstate 44, it is less than an hour's drive from St. Louis.
Cedar Creek, a full-service, year-round lodging, meeting and event center, is perfect for a weekend jaunt to Missouri Wine Country.
Dr. Tyler Musto has been at Keller Professional Group since October 2017.
The Esse Health Physicians at St. Clare, located at 1011 Bowles Avenue, are currently accepting new patients.
Dr. Duane Keller has been practicing dentistry for over 40 years. As a dental innovator and trail blazer, Dr. Keller owns more than 100 U.S. and foreign patents.
At the Big Bend location of SSM Health Medical Group, Tuyche Sang, M.D., takes a holistic approach to internal medicine for patients 18 years of age and older.
Vincent Fortunato, M.D., internist with the Premier Medical Physicians, has been practicing in the St. Louis area since 1990.
Allison Flammang, D.O., joined Premier Medical Physicians in August 2016 and provides primary care services for patients over the age of 12.
Teeth are an important part of a person's health, appearance, and self-confidence. Everyone deserves to be advised and educated about their dental health so that informed and educated decisions can be made.
Jerde Eye Specialists strives to provide high quality eye care and innovative technology at an affordable price where patients feel like part of the family.
Ana Danielyan, M.D., on staff at Premier Medical since 2008, has a passion for working with patients and helping them stay well.
The Esse Health Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine office at 9580 Watson Road knows that kids (and their parents) are busy.
by Cheryl Strayedby Linda JarrettAt age 22, Cheryl Strayed lost her mother to cancer. Her mother was just 44.