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Kettenbrink, Fisher of Oakville wed in Jefferson City Feb. 29

Anne Kettenbrink and Brent Fisher on their wedding day.

June 28, 2020

Anne Elizabeth Kettenbrink and Brent Alan Fisher were married Feb. 29 at Carnahan Memorial Garden in Jefferson City by Gary Castor, editor of the Jefferson City News-Tribune and friend of the couple. The bride is the daughter of Richard and Nancy Kettenbrink of Jefferson City. The groom is the son of ...

Bethesda gets a courtyard concert

Bethesda gets a courtyard concert

June 28, 2020

The musical group Hot Soup, comprised of teenagers from Wildwood, performed outdoors for the enjoyment of the residents, who are still on quarantine, at Bethesda Southgate in Oakville May 29.

PHOTOS: Call Newspapers readers show off their beautiful gardens

PHOTOS: Call Newspapers readers show off their beautiful gardens

June 27, 2020

Our readers sent us some of their summer blooms and gardens. Enjoy the scenery and send us photos of your gardens and summer blooms to photos@callnewspapers.com.   See a gallery of all the submissions here.  ...

In 2020, DeAnna and Roger Lloyd celebrate 5-year milestone

DeAnna May Lloyd and Roger Lloyd on their wedding day.

June 27, 2020

DeAnna May and Roger Lloyd celebrated five years of marriage May 2. Mr. Lloyd and DeAnna May were married outdoors at the Greenville Country Club in Greenville, Illinois, May 2, 2015, by Susan Liening, a friend of the couple. Mr. Lloyd is the owner of L&B Flooring. Ms. Lloyd, a former South Co...

University of Missouri System researchers take on new projects during COVID-19 pandemic

The researchers receive wastewater samples in vials to test. Photo courtesy of Marc Johnson.

By Regan Mertz, Missouri Information Corps

June 27, 2020

Since the coronavirus struck Missouri in early March, university researchers across the state have postponed their projects. Some have found a new focus: the COVID-19 pandemic itself. Some researchers began new projects even as their labs and campuses closed. Some left behind their usual specialties....

Republicans call for in-person St. Louis County Council meetings

St. Louis County Councilman and then-Presiding Officer Ernie Trakas listens to public comment from mothers of St. Louis County policemen at a 2019 council meeting.

June 27, 2020

The Republican members of the St. Louis County Council are asking that county government start holding in-person meetings again. The County Council has observed the Department of Public Health’s COVID-19 social distancing guidelines since they were instituted March 17 and has conducted our videoc...

Old adage still has truth: Father knows best

Old adage still has truth: Father knows best

By Carl Hendrickson, For the Call

June 26, 2020

My late father was not a well-educated man, since he had to leave school during the Great Depression to assist his family. But he had common sense and passed along to his children lessons to assist us throughout life. I am the man I am today because of the lessons learned from my father. Hopefully in tu...

‘Black Lives Matter’ draws crowds, conversations

About 60 protesters with a range of colorful signs lined both sides of Gravois Road in Affton June 6 to show support for ‘Black Lives Matter’ and against racism. Some drivers passing by raised their fists in support.

June 26, 2020

About 60 protesters with a range of colorful signs lined both sides of Gravois Road in Affton June 6 to show support for ‘Black Lives Matter’ and against racism. 

John and Ethel O’Brien are celebrating 70 years of matrimony

John and Ethel O'Brien on their wedding day.

June 26, 2020

John and Ethel O’Brien will celebrate 70 years of marriage July 15. John O’Brien and the former Ethel Kinworthy were married in St. Louis July 15, 1950. He is retired from International Shoe Company, where he worked for 40 years, and Ford Tool Steel, where he worked for eight years. She is retired f...

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