Entertainment

Mehlville students perform with the pros

Mehlville School District students performed with professional musicians on March 16 at the Touhill Performing Arts Center. Eight students from both Mehlville and Oakville high schools performed as members of the Music City Hit-Makers’ classical instrument ensemble. “The songwriters were so happy to have local kids playing their music,” said Amy Meschke, orchestra director for

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Derik Scott places second in Titan Games

Derik Scott, the Lindbergh High School alumnus who competed in the premier season of NBC and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s “The Titan Games,” took second place in the finale as the show closed out its first season. The former Lindenwood University three-time All-American diver took second in the final round at the Titan arena Feb.

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Mehlville ranks among top in Missouri on 2018’s test scores

Pictured above: Mehlville High School’s 2018 graduation ceremony.  By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  The Mehlville School District earned its highest scores ever on a statewide academic test in 2018, ranking the district among some of the highest performing public school districts in the state even as most districts saw scores fall with a harder

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Dark days behind, Kelsea Ballerini looks ahead

Pictured above: Kelsea Ballerini. Photo by Sarah Barlow. By Alan Sculley For the Call Kelsea Ballerini will open for Kelly Clarkson at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23 at Chaifetz Arena, 1 S. Compton Ave. Tickets start at $32. Going into her second album, country rising star Kelsea Ballerini didn’t know how the project would take

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Keller Plaza 8 movie theater in south county closes

Photo courtesy of Google Maps. The Keller Plaza 8 Cine, the “dollar theater” that was a fixture of many south countians’ childhoods, closed suddenly Wednesday. The eight-screen theater was located next to the St. Louis County Government Center South and Sam’s Club at 4572 Lemay Ferry Road in Oakville, near South County Center. The theater

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Oakville woman wins lottery at On the Run

An Oakville resident turned $5 into $100,000 after purchasing a Missouri Lottery Scratchers ticket. Laura Daniels purchased her winning “Double Diamonds” ticket from On the Run in Green Park, 5840 S. Lindbergh Blvd., and claimed her prize on Nov. 13. Introduced in January, “Double Diamond” is a $5 Scratchers ticket that offers additional chances to

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