Longtime alderman Sam Scherer to be sworn in at May meetingby Dennis HannonMr. Sam – the late Sam Rayburn of Texas – was among the most beloved and longest-serving of the 62 persons who have served as speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.
The Webster Groves Police Department is asking for help locating a 17-year-old mixed-race female who has been missing since March 20.
City council OKs 5-year contract with Waste Management, the city's previous provider
by Mary ShapiroWebster Groves City Council on April 17 approved a five-year contract with Waste Management of Missouri Inc. to provide trash, recycling and yard waste collection to residents starting June 4.
The Kirkwood Police Department is warning residents about a recent rash of car break-ins. Police report 27 vehicle break-ins over the weekend — between 2 and 6 a.m. on Saturday, April 14.
by Mary ShapiroThe Glendale Board of Aldermen at its April 16 meeting appointed Police Chief Jeffrey Beaton interim city administrator/city clerk beginning April 23.
The Oct. 7, 1988 issue of the Webster-Kirkwood Times featured a profile on Kirkwood High School tennis great Ken Flach.
by Julie Brown PattonUnusual circumstances call for unusual considerations. In the case of a potential pedestrian path to be built alongside the new I-44/I-270 replacement bridge, St. Louis County entities took unusual steps to collaborate and concluded with a grant of $979,000 to help tackle the future project.
Suspect shot, officer hurt in struggle over handgun
by Jaime MowersA University City man was charged with several felonies in connection with an incident at Ivory Crockett Park that left a Webster Groves police officer injured. The suspect was shot as he and the officer struggled over a handgun.
by Mary ShapiroThe Glendale Board of Aldermen, as early as May 7, will consider a proposal to allow Mayor Richard Magee to join the group Mayors Against Illegal Guns.
The Webster-Kirkwood Times is sponsoring a reader photography contest during the months leading up to the newspaper's 40th anniversary in July.
Some aldermen say proper procedures are not being followed
by Julie Brown PattonSome Fenton aldermen claim the mayor, and select board members, are rushing to hire a new city administrator without representation of the full board or an approved job description for the role.
Improvements to better mesh with cell use
by Julie Brown PattonSt. Louis County municipalities will receive $6.5 million worth of emergency dispatching improvements designed to mesh better with various types of wireless users.
A man has been charged in the death of a young motorcyclist killed when his cycle was struck by a sport utility vehicle on Lemay Ferry Road. The two-vehicle crash occurred at about 4 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11.
Gerald Swehla of Concord Village is the winner of the South County Times Experience South County readers' contest published March 23. He chose a $100 gift certificate to Norrenberns Lumber & Hardware Co. as his prize.
Two Lindbergh High School juniors recently received a Citizen Service Citation award from the St. Louis County Police Board of Police Commissioners for their heroic actions to save a home and the pets inside during a recent fire.
Joyce Pippins Franklin, who died in 2017, was honored with the "Women in American History Award" on March 10 by the Webster Groves Daughters of the American Revolution.
On Sunday, April 15, St. Catherine Laboure's sixth grade girls basketball team won the girls South County Closed City/County Basketball Championship by defeating Our Lady Catholic School of Festus.
The Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri's largest council-wide community service project, April Showers, is now in its 20th year.
The Kiwanis Club of South County-St. Louis recently honored Madelynn Kordik of Margaret Buerkle Middle School and Chloe Burgard of Abiding Savior Lutheran School as its "Outstanding Students."
The Olde Towne Fenton Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution presented its annual Good Citizen Awards to the following students:
Questions arise over minority hiring processby Charles BolingerThe City Council of University City on April 9 unanimously approved a bid from Pride Master Inc. to replace curbs and sidewalks on 11 city streets.
by Charles BolingerTwenty-one garden apartments are planned for the 6300 block of Cates Avenue, replacing vacant land and a vacated single-family house built in 1911.
by Mitch SchneiderClayton officials recently recognized longtime Public Works Superintendent Gary Scheipeter, who retired April 6 after 44 years with the city.