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PHOTOS: See all the beautiful blooms submitted by The Call’s readers

PHOTOS: See all the beautiful blooms submitted by The Call's readers

July 1, 2020

Some of The Call's readers showed off their beautiful summer blooms, gardens and landscaping in recent photo submissions. Enjoy the scenery and send us photos of your gardens and summer blooms to photos@callnewspapers.com....

Gateway Grizzlies will hold drive-in fireworks this weekend for Fourth of July

Gateway Grizzlies will hold drive-in fireworks this weekend for Fourth of July

July 1, 2020

The Gateway Grizzlies will hold a “Drive-In Fireworks Show and Parking Lot Party” this weekend to celebrate the Fourth of July. The event will be held Friday, July 3, and Saturday, July 4, at the GCS Credit Union Ballpark in Sauget, the home of the Grizzlies minor-league baseball team. With the Grizzl...

The Pavilion at Lemay pool and gym are open again, with COVID-19 restrictions

People eager to see the brand-new pools packed the Pavilion at Lemay at its opening in June 2015. On June 9, 2015, it was hard to find a parking space as the pool reached its 500-person capacity for the second time since it opened, pictured.

July 1, 2020

The Pavilion at Lemay pool reopened last week for the season, following a number of social distancing restrictions for COVID-19 just as the building indoors has been since June 15. The outdoor pool at the Lemay aquatic center will be open through Aug. 23, along with Labor Day weekend Sept. 5, 6 and 7. T...

JB Blast postponed to October this year due to coronavirus

JB Blast postponed to October this year due to coronavirus

June 30, 2020

The annual JB Blast fireworks show at Jefferson Barracks has been postponed to October this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The 2020 JB Blast will now take place from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2, according to the updated Facebook event post. It was originally slated for Friday, July 3. The event ...

St. Louis County Library reopens all branches, then closes one due to positive COVID-19 case

A patron picks up some books at the reopening of the St. Louis County Library's Daniel Boone Branch Library in Ellisville on June 19. Some areas of the library are sectioned off for social distancing.

June 30, 2020

All St. Louis County Library branches have reopened with limited capacity and limited services, while still offering curbside pickup for books and materials — but one of the libraries has already closed again due to an employee testing positive for COVID-19.  Starting Friday, June 19, all branches reopened wit...

Flash flooding is ‘likely’ due to heavy rains the next two nights

Flash flooding is 'likely' due to heavy rains the next two nights

June 29, 2020

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for St. Louis County and surrounding areas ahead of heavy rains expected the next several nights. The watch will be in effect from 7 p.m. Monday night through Wednesday morning, with heavy rains expected Monday night through Tuesday morning t...

First food truck garden in Missouri is opening in Affton for Fourth of July

The patio at 9 Mile Garden.

June 29, 2020

The long-awaited food truck garden in Affton, 9 Mile Garden, will open for Fourth of July weekend after being put on hold for the coronavirus pandemic. The custom-built food truck plaza and entertainment district at 9375 Gravois Road, the corner of Gravois Road and Tobey Avenue, will open to the public...

Mehlville will offer grab-and-go meals through July

A Mehlville School District employee hands out emergency food boxes from Operation Food Search to students receiving grab-and-go meals while students are out of school during the pandemic.

June 29, 2020

The Mehlville School District will continue to offer grab-and-go meals through the month of July.  The district, which has been offering grab-and-go meals since schools closed in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, announced last week that it will continue providing meals through the end of July. ...

Feed My People reopens its thrift stores in South County and High Ridge

Feed My People volunteer Joe Richardson delivers groceries to a family in need at the nonprofit's facility in Lemay.

June 29, 2020

The Thrifty Hanger thrift stores operated by food pantry Feed My People in south St. Louis County and High Ridge are celebrating their grand reopenings beginning at 10 a.m. Monday with refreshed stores and merchandise. Visitors the first day will be able to register for a chance to win a free queen or kin...

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