Wildwood

Old Slave Road

Wildwood Committee Votes to Keep Name Old Slave Road

Some have said the Old Slave Road name honors the area’s history and the black families who lived there. Others find it offensive.

04/17/2013

St. Louis County Council

St. Louis County Council Passes Anti-Sweatshop Bill

Greg Quinn, the lone “no” vote, represents the Wildwood area and said the bill is too vague for his liking.

03/13/2013

Old Slave Road

No Decision Yet On Name Change For Old Slave Road

Rosalie Madison-Bowman, told the commission that she approves of changing the name to honor her relative, Elijah Madison.

02/28/2013

Old Slave Road

Wildwood Considers Name Change For Old Slave Road

Developers named the road in 1979. It runs near a burial site for slaves.

02/27/2013

St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley and councilmen Steve Stenger and Mike O'Mara during a council meeting on Tuesday, December 6th, 2011. (KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

County Officials, Environmentalists Square Off Over Zip-Lining Plan

Most recently, the zip-line plan was booted from Greensfelder Park in Wildwood due to concerns that zip-liners would scare horses which use the trails.

02/06/2013

Road-Construction-Detour

MoDOT Outlines Major Road Projects Coming in 2013

Just when you thought it was safe to use Interstate 64 for your downtown commute — another major project gets underway later this month.

01/15/2013

Ellie Bennett

Local Student Finalist In National Anti-Bullying Contest

8th grade student Ellie Bennett’s video beat out hundreds of others from around the country.

12/06/2012

EPA

Polluted Soil Being Removed in St. Louis County

The Environmental Protection Agency has begun a massive cleanup of contaminated soil in west St. Louis County.

11/28/2012

World Series MVP David Freese #23 of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrates after defeating the Texas Rangers 6-2 to win Game Seven of the MLB World Series at Busch Stadium on October 28, 2011 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Cardinals’ David Freese OK After Wreck

Freese refused medical attention and his SUV was towed from the scene. Investigators say alcohol was not a factor in the accident.

11/23/2012

Medicine Bow Drive

Woman Robbed Outside Wildwood Home

Suspects confronted her after she pulled into her garage.

09/13/2012

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