Year: 2018

Grant Mabie will serve as Crestwood’s mayor

Pictured above: Grant Mabie celebrates winning Crestwood mayor at his watch party on Tuesday, Nov. 6. Mabie is the current Ward 3 alderman for Crestwood and will likely be sworn in as mayor before the end of November. Photo courtesy of Grant Mabie.  By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com There’s no maybe about it — Ward

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Ameren outlines its 10-mile, $30M project

Pictured above: A map of the Metro South Reliability Project, showing the current easements and where the updates will be taking place. The project is scheduled to be completed by winter 2021. Image courtesy of Ameren Missouri.  By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Ameren Missouri is planning to rebuild nearly 10 miles of transmission line in

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Sectional ends run for OHS soccer team

Pictured above: Oakville’s Jacob Bilyeu sits in frustration after the Tigers’ 2-0 loss at home to Marquette Nov. 6. Photo by Stephen Glover. By Stephen Glover For the Call The dreams of a state championship came to an end last week for the Oakville Tigers district champion boys’ soccer team as it suffered a 2-0

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‘Red wave’ turns south county crimson

Pictured above: Newly elected state legislator Jim Murphy of Oakville hugs his son, former Mehlville Board of Education member Jamey Murphy, at the elder Murphy’s victory party at Cafe Telegraph Nov. 6, after the father and son heard the final results in the race. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  The

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Affton precinct set to open despite delays

Pictured above: The Sappington Garden Shop advertises its store closing sale on Saturday, Nov. 10. The store is scheduled to close Friday, Nov. 16. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.  By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The Sappington Garden Shop closes this week after 50 years, and the new Affton Southwest Precinct proposed for the site is moving

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Those who served honored for Veterans Day

Schools in the Mehlville School District honored veterans last week for Veterans Day. At Rogers Elementary and Oakville Elementary veterans appeared at an assembly and ate breakfast with students. Images courtesy of Mehlville School District. 

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Two churches offer Thanksgiving dinners

Two local churches will be offering free community meals on Thanksgiving this year. Affton Christian Church, 9625 Tesson Ferry Road, and St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 2761 Telegraph Road, will both offer community dinners on the holiday, Thursday, Nov. 22. Affton Christian Church will provide a free Thanksgiving dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Crestwood Shop ‘n Save closes Nov. 16

Pictured above: The Green Park Shop ‘n Save, one of the Shop ‘n Saves in the area to be converted to a Schnuck’s. Photo by Bill Milligan. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  Residents of Crestwood will have one less option for grocery shopping after the Crestwood Shop ’n Save closes its doors for good Friday,

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Gravois Kiwanis Club honors Mesnier students

Every month the teachers of the 10 first-grade classes at Mesnier Primary School in the Affton School District choose ‘Terrific Kids’ to honor. Pictured front row, left to right, are the Gravois Kiwanis’ October honorees Colin Dunn, Audrey Lupo and Miles Starrett. Pictured in the second row are Haley Collins, Daniel Glamocak, Delaney Zumsteg and

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