Area legislators set a legislative town hall

Pictured above, from left to right: 94th District candidates Jim Murphy and Jean Pretto and 95th District candidates Michael O’Donnell and Mike Walter at the candidate forum Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018 at Mehlville High School in St. Louis. Murphy and O’Donnell both went on to be elected as representatives of their respective districts.  Three of the

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Free flu shot clinics offered in South County and St. Louis area

Pictured above: Gov. Mike Parson gets his flu shot last week. The single best way to protect yourself and others against the flu is to get vaccinated each year, and several St. Louis hospitals are offering free flu shots in South County this weekend and next. Gov. Mike Parson and First Lady Teresa Parson received their annual flu shots last

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Telling stories through dance with Books in Motion

Lindbergh fifth-graders at Long and Sappington elementary schools recently performed student-choreographed dance interpretations of the novel “Restart,” with the guidance of mentors from the Modern American Dance Company’s Books in Motion program. Books in Motion is an inclusive, student-centered program that uses dance to provide students with valuable exposure to literature and the arts. Students

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Nations punished with weather, mass shootings because of abortion

Letters to the Editor To the editor: Have you ever wondered about all the national disasters that have rocked our headlines in the past years? Tornadoes, hurricanes, flooding, forest fires, drought, mass shootings, terrorist attacks…. headline after headline. I know who controls the weather. (Amos 4:6-13). I know who sends prosperity and disaster. (Isaiah 45:7).

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Domestic criminals get a raw deal compared to undocumented ones

Letters to the Editor To the editor: American-born criminals are getting a raw deal from their government. Domestic criminals should renounce their U.S. citizenship and ask their lawyers to represent them as illegal aliens, I mean undocumented workers, then just seek asylum in the numerous sanctuary cities or states. Next these domestics could also get

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Salsa contest benefits Cardinals Care

Local senior living communities are hosting a salsa tasting competition Tuesday, Oct. 15 at Seven Holy Founders Church to raise money for Cardinals Care. The salsa tasting competition, which will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. at Seven Holy Founders Church, 6737 S. Rock Hill Road, benefits Cardinals Care, the foundation of the St.

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Mehlville to hold its first classified job fair

The Mehlville School District is hiring. The district will host a classified job fair Monday, Oct. 14, from noon to 2 p.m. in the Nottelmann Auditorium at Mehlville High School, 3200 Lemay Ferry Road. The district is hiring employees for school food and nutrition, maintenance, transportation, facilities and technology. Employees receive retirement benefits, health, vision,

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‘Sunshine Law’ leaves new editor in the dark

Editor’s note: As part of our “Blast from South County’s Past” series, here’s a look at how difficult getting basic public records was in St. Louis County in 1994. Sometimes it’s just as difficult now. Some things never change.  Call the Tune By Mike Anthony Originally published Dec. 8, 1994  I’m new at the Call.

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