Past South County Times Features

In December of 1959 when Ken Lammert of Affton purchased his brand new Edsel Corsair, he had no notion that it would bring him a measure of local renown. The fact is, that $2,245 investment initially gained him some smirks.

It was an uphill climb to get Wildwood city officials to approve the new recreational zip lines for Hidden Valley, but now the $2.5 million ZipTour project is complete. Outdoor adventurers will be riding high this summer at a site best known for winter ski fun.

If you’re ready to take the leap, sign up to become a St. Louis FrogWatcher. Michael Dawson brought that message to Whitecliff Park in Crestwood this week, where he showed up to scout out some likely frog habitats south of Watson Road.

Natale Ignatius Torti, a 19-year-old, second-generation American, never got the chance to raise a family of his own. He died in service to the country his grandparents immigrated to in the early 20th century.

A larger than anticipated number of South St. Louis County residents showed up at Affton White-Rodgers Community Center Oct. 10 to learn if their properties might be disrupted by a $30 million project to upgrade an electric transmission line in their neighborhood.

Sunset Hills Golf Course and Banquet Center, opened in 1989 at 13360 W. Watson Road, will soon be a city-owned tract. The future of the 18-hole golf course is unknown at this time.

If you are of a certain generation, your idea of an over-the-road "trucker" may have been shaped by the 1970s and '80s cultural images of film and country song. But while Irfan and Nic appreciate "Smokey and the Bandit" and "Convoy," their contribution to the regional trucking industry is ov…

ModernSTL is offering a unique opportunity to tour several homes of the Ridgewood Neighborhood in Crestwood.