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Pictured above from left, Missouri Commissioner of Education Margie Vandeven, Hancock High School Principal Shelly Vogler, Mark Garascia, Hancock Superintendent Kevin Carl and Milken Educator Awards Vice President Stephanie Bishop.

Hancock High teacher receives surprise of a lifetime with $25,000 Milken award

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor April 29, 2022

A Hancock High School teacher was awarded one of education’s most prestigious honors, the $25,000 Milken Educator Award, at a surprise school assembly Friday morning featuring guests such as Commissioner...

Affton man wins $100k on Easter lottery purchase

Affton man wins $100k on Easter lottery purchase

April 26, 2022

A longtime Missouri Lottery player purchased a “Triple Bonus Crossword” Scratchers ticket on Easter, April 17 and won $100,000. The winner explained that he loves crosswords, and “Triple Bonus...

The Missouri State Capitol building in Jefferson City.

Coleman introduces bill to eliminate grocery tax

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter April 1, 2022

Missouri is one of 13 remaining states that has a sales tax on groceries — the tax is around one percent. Rep. Mary Elizabeth Coleman, R-Arnold, is seeking to eliminate the tax through House Bill 1992. The...

League of Women Voters releases online election guide

League of Women Voters releases online election guide

March 18, 2022

An online guide to the candidates and issues on the April 5 ballot in Missouri is now available online at VOTE411.org. Voters can type in their address to compare candidates’ priorities and read about...

Participants in the 2016 Ms. Missouri Senior America, from left, are: Servisa Croff, Marie Ciarleglio Robertson, Moira McGhee, Linda J. Tiedt, Peggy Lee Brennan, Ann Leath, Mary Kay Spencer, Shirley J. Kamps, Suzanne Carol Pratl and Kathyrn Ryan-Hogan.

Ms. Missouri Senior tickets on sale this weekend

March 18, 2022

Tickets for the Ms. Missouri Senior Pageant will become available March 21. The event will feature nine women participating in gown, talent and philosophy of life competitions at the Florissant Civic...

State fire marshal recommends practicing fire, gas safety

State fire marshal recommends practicing fire, gas safety

March 11, 2022

At 2 a.m. Sunday, March 13, clocks spring forward one hour and State Fire Marshal Tim Bean recommends Missourians use the return of daylight saving time this weekend to change the batteries and test smoke...

Crestwood Ward 3 alderman selected to receive MPA 2001 Sunshine Award

Crestwood Ward 3 alderman selected to receive MPA 2001 Sunshine Award

March 8, 2022

This is a “blast from South County’s past” from the past 30 years of The Call’s archives. Originally published Aug. 9, 2001. Stay tuned for more glimpses into the area’s history. A Crestwood...

A tree fell on a pool in St. Louis County in storm damage Monday, Aug. 10, 2020.

March 7-11 is severe weather preparedness week in Missouri

March 6, 2022

It's severe weather preparedness week in Missouri. On Dec. 10, 2021, severe storms and six confirmed tornadoes in Missouri killed two people and destroyed or damaged hundreds of homes and buildings,...

Jim Murphy

Murphy introduces social media literacy legislation

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter January 26, 2022

As social media continues to increase in popularity and usage, the need for education on responsible use of the internet is becoming more apparent. State Rep. Jim Murphy, R-Oakville, said today’s...

The Missouri State Capitol building in Jefferson City.

Crime, abortion and elections among South County legislators’ priorities for 2022

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter January 13, 2022

A little over a week into the 2022 Missouri General Assembly and lawmakers are hard at work in Jefferson City trying to pass their sponsored legislation. Among South County legislators, school policy,...

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