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Steve Logue, the father of a special needs son named Casey, wants you to know a kid with an extra chromosome can bring a family lots of happiness. Down syndrome can actually be “a real upper” for a family.

Webster-Kirkwood Times reader Kelly Patrick captured this photo of the beautiful double rainbow that appeared above the Webster Groves Frisco Train Station on Big Bend Boulevard after the rain Thursday evening (May 28). Thank you so much for sharing, Kelly!

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Long before there was Captain 11 commanding a cartoon showboat on St. Louis television in the 1960’s, a real steamboat captain named Richard J. Lockwood lived in St. Louis. He had a summer home in Webster Groves and came to St. Louis before the Civil War.

Though COVID-19 has affected the landscape of nearly all American businesses, arguably no industry has been harder hit than that of hospitality. Food service establishments in particular are struggling to stay afloat in an environment where it’s not only unadvisable, but also illegal, to lea…

The Missouri Department of Conservation announced that Peanut the Turtle is back at Powder Valley Nature Center in Kirkwood after undergoing a recent surgery at the Saint Louis Zoo. The procedure was performed by the Zoo’s assistant director of animal health, Dr. Chris Hanley, and veterinary…

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Webster-Kirkwood Times reader Kelly Patrick captured this photo of the beautiful double rainbow that appeared above the Webster Groves Frisco Train Station on Big Bend Boulevard after the rain Thursday evening (May 28). Thank you so much for sharing, Kelly!

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Long before there was Captain 11 commanding a cartoon showboat on St. Louis television in the 1960’s, a real steamboat captain named Richard J. Lockwood lived in St. Louis. He had a summer home in Webster Groves and came to St. Louis before the Civil War.

Though COVID-19 has affected the landscape of nearly all American businesses, arguably no industry has been harder hit than that of hospitality. Food service establishments in particular are struggling to stay afloat in an environment where it’s not only unadvisable, but also illegal, to lea…

The Missouri Department of Conservation announced that Peanut the Turtle is back at Powder Valley Nature Center in Kirkwood after undergoing a recent surgery at the Saint Louis Zoo. The procedure was performed by the Zoo’s assistant director of animal health, Dr. Chris Hanley, and veterinary…

Two-year-old Patrick Smith (left), and his 3-year-old brother, Colin (right), help their dad Justin Smith mow the front yard of their Webster Groves home earlier this week./photo by Times photographer Ursula Ruhl

While some restaurants are trying new ways of doing business, others are falling back on tried and true ways of the past. Take Spencer's Grill in Kirkwood, for example, which is now offering car hop services in addition to takeout. Pictured here, Mary Kinsella places an order from car hop Mi…

A hopeful message posted in the window of Olive + Oak restaurant, located at 102 W. Lockwood Ave. in Webster Groves. Olive + Oak and its sister restaurant next door, The Clover and The Bee, have temporarily halted all restaurant operations in the wake of the coronavirus./photo by Diana Linsley

"School" looks different these days ... The Gibson family of Webster Groves has done some rearranging to create a dedicated "classroom" space at home. This photo shows the "art area" of the family's homeschool "classroom."/photo submitted by Maureen Gibson

"School" looks different these days ... The Gibson family of Webster Groves has done some rearranging to create a dedicated "classroom" space at home. Fourth-grader Lydia Gibson, 10, (left) and seventh-grader Madeline Gibson, 12 (right) log on for online learning as first-grader Norah Gibson…