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Man charged with kidnapping after police standoff, domestic assault in Affton

Kurt Mertz

October 30, 2020

A man has been charged with kidnapping after police say he assaulted the woman he lived with in Affton, with whom he had a previous relationship. A police standoff at the house in the 7800 block of Fleta Street lasted hours before the man was arrested early Thursday morning. St. Louis County prosecutors charge...

Satellite voting is open in St. Louis County through Monday ahead of Nov. 3 election

Students at Oakville Elementary participate in 'Kids Voting' for the November 2018 election.

October 30, 2020

The November general election is five days away, and it’s important for voters who still need to cast their vote to understand their options for voting prior to or on Election Day. The St. Louis County Board of Elections has taken extra precautions to keep all polls safe due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ele...

Why Isn’t My Weekly Newspaper in My Mailbox?

Why Isn’t My Weekly Newspaper in My Mailbox?

By Deborah Baker, Publisher

October 30, 2020

I walk out to the mailbox looking for the Call’s weekly mailed edition. As publisher, I know the pandemic has forced a reduced mailing schedule, but habit has made me forget it’s a partial mail week and my subdivision's postal route isn’t included for this particular week’s edition. After...

Woman wins $100,000 lottery prize at Sunset Hills Petro Mart

Woman wins $100,000 lottery prize at Sunset Hills Petro Mart

October 29, 2020

Mary Anne Gadell of St. Louis won a $100,000 top prize on a Missouri Lottery “Heaps of 500s” Scratchers ticket. Gadell purchased the winning ticket at Petro Mart, 1430 S. Kirkwood, in Sunset Hills. All Missouri Lottery offices are open – by appointment only – for claims of $600 or more. Win...

South County Election Guide 2020

South County Election Guide 2020

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

October 29, 2020

From president to local contests in Missouri, St. Louis County and South County, a number of important elections will be decided Tuesday, Nov. 3, and the Call Newspapers Election Guide is here to give you everything you need to know before voting in person or by mail ahead of time. There are four...

Hoffman works with Syberg’s to get off union boycott list

Erica Hoffman, left, talks with fellow South County Missouri House candidate Ann Zimpfer at an event  Saturday, Oct. 24, at a house in Grantwood Village for Democrats running featuring State Auditor Nicole Galloway, who is running for governor. Hoffman is running in the 96th District and Zimpfer is running in the 95th District.

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2020

Syberg’s Restaurants, which includes Helen Fitzgerald’s and Twisted Tree in Sunset Hills, was removed from union boycott lists late last year after Erica Hoffman, candidate for state representative for the 96th District, declined to hold her campaign kickoff event at Helen Fitzgerald’s. Fenton ...

Senate hopefuls Beck and Lenihan debate health care, economy and more in forum

Rep. Doug Beck, left, and David Lenihan, right.

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter

October 27, 2020

Rep. Doug Beck, D-Affton, discussed issues such as health care and the economy with his Republican rival for the 1st District Missouri Senate seat, political newcomer David Lenihan, in a virtual forum hosted Friday by the St. Louis Regional Chamber. Beck is a former member of the Affton Board of Educatio...

Take our poll: Will you be voting to re-elect U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner?

State Sen. Jill Schupp, left, and U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner, right.

October 26, 2020

  For more coverage of U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner's re-election race versus Missouri Sen. Jill Schupp, see the candidates' Call questionnaires.

MSD responds to sewage spill in Oakville, fourth one in that area since 2019

MSD responds to sewage spill in Oakville, fourth one in that area since 2019

October 23, 2020

Crews with the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD) are working to repair a broken force main that led to a sewage spill Friday in South St. Louis County. The break is near the railroad tracks that run along Nellie Avenue in Oakville. This is the fourth sewage spill around Nellie Avenue sinc...

Amendment 3 reverts redistricting change voters approved in Clean Missouri

Sen. Dan Hegeman, R-Cosby, speaks to members of the Missouri Press Association about Amendment 3 in January 2020, the same day that debate on the Senate resolution for the amendment began.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

October 23, 2020

Voters will consider two amendments to the Missouri Constitution in the election Tuesday, Nov. 3, highlighted by Amendment 3, a partial rerun of the Clean Missouri amendment approved by voters in November 2018 that has been dubbed “Cleaner Missouri” by its backers and “Dirty Missouri” by its op...

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