Missouri News

Lutheran South golfers take third place in state

The Lutheran South golf team, pictured above, with their third-place state trophy last month. The Lutheran South High School boys golf team took third place in the state tournament last month. The team placed third with a score of 638 at the tournament, which was held at Old Kinderhook Golf Club in Camdenton on May

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Sears at South County Center to close in September

Pictured above is South County Center. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The Sears store at South County Center will close in September, the company announced Thursday. The Sears at 250 South County Center Way is one of the anchors at the south county mall. Liquidation sales can begin as

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Call Newspapers receives 2018 statewide education award

Call Newspapers was honored this spring with the statewide Horace Mann Friend of Education Award from the Missouri National Education Association, or MNEA, for the newspaper’s expansive education coverage. The Call was the only newspaper in Missouri to receive the award and was nominated in the Journalism-Print category by the Special School District National Education

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Crestwood rejects Sunset Hills bike ride on Route 66

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com What seemed to be a thriving partnership between Sunset Hills and Crestwood could hit the skids over a night bicycle ride similar to the Moonlight Ramble that the cities were set to host in connection with their joint festival SunCrest Fest. At the initiative of Sunset Hills Mayor Pat

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Incoming governor Mike Parson brings less drama to Jefferson City

By Noah Higgins-Dunn Columbia Missourian Missouri’s next governor, Mike Parson, has few similarities to Gov. Eric Greitens, but he might serve as a greater ally for Republicans in Jefferson City. Parson will become Missouri’s 57th governor at 5 p.m. Friday, after Greitens announced he would resign Tuesday evening amid criminal charges and scathing reports by the Missouri House’s

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Greitens resigns

By Katherine Palmer Columbia Missourian JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens’ once-meteoric political rise crashed Tuesday at the state Capitol as he announced his resignation. “This ordeal has been designed to cause an incredible amount of strain on my family,” said the 44-year-old Rhodes Scholar with a degree in ethics. Standing alone, his voice cracked as

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County police emphasizing seat-belt enforcement

The St. Louis County Police Department is undergoing a “Click It or Ticket” campaign with the Missouri State Highway Patrol and the Illinois State Police from May 21 to June 3, including the Memorial Day holiday. According to statistics from the Missouri Department of Transportation: In 2017, 932 people were killed in traffic crashes on

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