Month: February 2019

Nasheed says state experience readies her for presidency
News

Nasheed says state experience readies her for presidency

TOWER GROVE SOUTH—Though she has never served on the St. Louis Board of Alderman, after dealing with a state Senate…
SLPS fully accredited for 4th year in a row
Education

SLPS fully accredited for 4th year in a row

At a time when St. Louis Public School district faces a myriad of challenges, including child hunger, academic failure, lack…
Study finds ‘period poverty’ affecting low-income women
Health

Study finds ‘period poverty’ affecting low-income women

People of low-income backgrounds experience hardship when it comes to food, shelter, and other basic necessities. But there’s one area…
For Matthews, the campaign never stops
News

For Matthews, the campaign never stops

It’s election time, and that means Jimmie Matthews is out again fighting for votes and erecting campaign signs in every…
The Jaco Report, Ep. 8: Abandoned buildings in north St. Louis — save them or tear them down?
Opinion

The Jaco Report, Ep. 8: Abandoned buildings in north St. Louis — save them or tear them down?

Thousands of buildings in north St. Louis are either abandoned or are collapsing. What’s being done to either save them,…
Late push lifts Hawks over Cougars
Sports

Late push lifts Hawks over Cougars

Emotions are high, crowds grow bigger, and the inten- sity on the court skyrockets. Simple signs that the playoffs have…
Ritter benefits from deep bench
Sports

Ritter benefits from deep bench

Cardinal Ritter College Prep knows there is a long road ahead of their squad. Sitting on the opposite side of…
Other Match-Ups to Watch:
Sports

Other Match-Ups to Watch:

Class 4 District 4 St. Mary sits pretty with a first round bye and will face the winner of Miller…
Vashon wins close one, prepares for playoffs
Sports

Vashon wins close one, prepares for playoffs

“We should have lost, straight up.” A video of Vashon coach Tony Irons that was posted to ballislife.com expresses his…
Cajun Cook-Off warms Soulard
Events

Cajun Cook-Off warms Soulard

SOULARD—What’s the best part of a pre-Mardi Gras Festival? “The food, absolutely,” says Jeff Gillmeister of St. Charles, who has…
First round mismatches lead to blowouts
Sports

First round mismatches lead to blowouts

Missouri’s Class 3 playoff picture started off with a barrage of lopsided affairs on Monday. Trinity Catholic met Sumner Monday…
St.Louis hosts warrant amnesty program
Crime

St.Louis hosts warrant amnesty program

DOWNTOWN – Individuals in St. Louis with outstanding warrants may be able to receive amnesty through a program hosted by…
Our endorsements in the March 5 elections
News

Our endorsements in the March 5 elections

On Tuesday, March 5, voters in St. Louis City will have an opportunity to select the candidates who will represent…
Charles Jaco: How free-market capitalism and racism wrecked St. Louis
Opinion

Charles Jaco: How free-market capitalism and racism wrecked St. Louis

The Municipal League of Metro St. Louis isn’t necessarily racist. But they represent a lot of people who are. One…
Candidates agree on the need to address Delmar Divide
News

Candidates agree on the need to address Delmar Divide

WYDOWN SKINKER—The infamous “Delmar Divide” is no new topic to St. Louis residents, and it’s a stark representation of the…
Reed cites record in re-election bid
News

Reed cites record in re-election bid

PATCH — Board of Aldermen President Lewis Reed didn’t spend much time talking about issues the day his campaign bus…
The SouthSider endorses…
News

The SouthSider endorses…

On Tuesday, March 5, voters in St. Louis City will have an opportunity to select the candidates who will represent…
Charles Jaco: St. Louis Cop Culture and the Real National Emergency
Opinion

Charles Jaco: St. Louis Cop Culture and the Real National Emergency

The real national emergency is 1,038 miles northeast of the Mexican border, near the corner of Oriole and Thekla, where…
Moore facing 3 challengers in the 4th Ward
Politics

Moore facing 3 challengers in the 4th Ward

THE VILLE—A longtime alderman, two former committeemen, and a youthful challenger make up the race for alderman in the 4th…
Groups sue to end cash bail system in city
Police Accountability

Groups sue to end cash bail system in city

DOWNTOWN — A partnership of three non-profits unsheathed their legal swords in a federal lawsuit challenging St. Louis City’s cash…
One drops out, leaving three candidates in 26th Ward race
Politics

One drops out, leaving three candidates in 26th Ward race

ACADEMY—The vacated seat of former 26th Ward Alderman Frank Williamson has three candidates left vying for the position on the…
Hundreds attend meeting on program to buy houses for $1
News

Hundreds attend meeting on program to buy houses for $1

MIDTOWN – The old saying is “home is where you make it,” and for some St. Louis residents, that home…
Incumbent and community leader battle in 8th Ward
News

Incumbent and community leader battle in 8th Ward

SHAW – A businessman and community leader is challenging the incumbent in the battle for the Democratic nomination for alderman…
Five candidates battle for open seat in the 24th
News

Five candidates battle for open seat in the 24th

CHELTENHAM – A free-for-all has developed in the race for the Democratic nomination Ward 24 alderman, after five candidates filed.…
Spencer, Hutton square off in 20th Ward
News

Spencer, Hutton square off in 20th Ward

DUTCHTOWN – A staff member for a neighborhood nonprofit organization seeks to oust the incumbent alderwoman in the race for…
Vashon’s late push tops Titans
Sports

Vashon’s late push tops Titans

The sold out show on Cass Ave was well worth admission. We saw fans rush the court….twice. Neither team held…
Artists discuss power of disruptive art
Health

Artists discuss power of disruptive art

JEFFVANDERLOU — In honor of Black History Month and HIV/AIDS awareness, the Griot Museum of Black History and Culture hosted…
Reed picks up more labor endorsements
News

Reed picks up more labor endorsements

The Eastern Missouri Laborers’ District Council (EMLDC); Laborers Local 110 and Laborers Local 42 announced their endorsement last week of…
Green describes vision at Royale event
News

Green describes vision at Royale event

TOWER GROVE SOUTH — As her audience munched, imbibed and listened, Ward 15 Alderman Megan Ellyia Green explained her vision…
Ritter comes from behind to beat St. Mary’s
Sports

Ritter comes from behind to beat St. Mary’s

“Resilient” is how Cardinal Ritter coach Ryan Johnson describes his crew these last few weeks. For the second game in…
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