Old Slave Road

Wildwood City Council Votes Against Change to Old Slave Road

“If you begin to now remove name places, events, et cetera, you begin to lose some of the important aspects of history”


Old Slave Road

‘Old Slave Road’ Saga Could End Monday

A petition to change the name was first reviewed late last year, at first to “Spiceberry Court,” then to “Elijah Madison Lane.”



President of Meramec Campus of SLCC Resigns

Wasson’s resignation followed criticism about the college’s handling of an attack on a female student on campus in part because there were no campus alerts about the attack.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.



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.


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.




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