On Tuesday afternoon, residents of a newly-minted senior living facility in south St. Louis County were ready for a party.
After officially opening in June, officials with the South County Chamber of Commerce helped cut the ribbon on National Church Residences Telegraph Road. Inside a room with shiny wooden floors and hip artwork and decor, the $5.2 million building was officially welcomed into the unincorporated St. Louis County township of Oakville.
St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley’s latest attack ad focuses on a divisive south St. Louis County housing complex for the elderly. The ad is an attempt to attack Dooley's Democratic rival, Councilman Steve Stenger, and also appeal to elderly voters.
If history repeats itself, the elderly will be among the largest voting blocs in the Aug. 5 primary.
The St. Louis County Planning and Zoning Commission heard public comments Monday night about a low income housing development in Oakville that has become the source of intense concern from some residents.