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Major League Soccer team could come to St. Louis through privately backed stadium

Major League Soccer team could come to St. Louis through privately backed stadium

October 12, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Hopes were revived this week for a Major League Soccer team coming to St. Louis as two local families announced an effort officially branded “#MLS4TheLou” that would include a mostly privately funded stadium near Union Station. Some socc...

St. Louis teacher vies for 92nd District seat held by Beck, who was formerly on school board

St. Louis teacher vies for 92nd District seat held by Beck, who was formerly on school board

October 12, 2018

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Math teacher William “Bill” Heisse, Republican, will contend with Affton’s current representative, Doug Beck, a Democrat, for the 92nd District Missouri House seat on Tuesday, Nov. 6. Beck, 53, 1020 9426 Brenda Ave., Affton, is...

Call Newspapers Halloween Guide 2018

Call Newspapers Halloween Guide 2018

October 11, 2018

Happy Halloween! Check out some fun fall events in our Halloween Guide below. First, a fun fact: Did you know the most popular Halloween candy in Missouri is Milky Way? Missourians consumed 46,001 pounds of the candy bars in the last 11 years, according to data from a candy website. Dubble Bubble Gu...

Name change, upcoming concert for We Are One Community Choir

Logo courtesy of www.waocc.org.

October 11, 2018

Logo courtesy of www.waocc.org. The We Are One Community Choir will be hosting a concert this weekend to celebrate its name change to Vita Cantus, meaning “Life Song.” The name change reflects the different relationship each choir member has with music. “Like songs, our lives are a blending ...

Spirits of Sappington House ‘return from the dead’ with help from Webster University students

October 11, 2018

Members of the public can see the spirits of Sappington House brought to life in the windows of Historic Sappington House Friday, Oct. 12 and Saturday, Oct. 13. Webster University students created the special-effect specters for the windows under the instruction of Associate Professor Aaron AuBuchon. “W...

Waterloo’s annual Pumpkinfest Saturday will feature more than 100 vendors

Waterloo's annual Pumpkinfest Saturday will feature more than 100 vendors

October 11, 2018

The city of Waterloo, Illinois, is holding its eighth annual PumpkinFest Saturday, Oct. 13. The festivities take place 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the historical district of downtown Waterloo outside the Monroe County Court House Square, 100 S. Main St., 62289. Founded in 2010, this year’s festival will feature more...

Call Newspapers sponsors south county USO Operation October food drive

The Call Newspapers team with the thousands of donations from south county for the USO for Thanksgiving 2017.

October 10, 2018

Please join your local banks, credit unions and Call Newspapers in an effort to fill the wish list below for military families this Thanksgiving as part of the USO of Missouri's sixth annual Operation October food drive. The monthlong October drive provides Thanksgiving meals — everything...

Sunset Hills mayor breaks tie to approve gas station/car wash at Econo Lodge site

Sunset Hills mayor breaks tie to approve gas station/car wash at Econo Lodge site

October 10, 2018

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Whether they like it or not, residents along East Watson Road and Lindbergh Boulevard will have new neighbors after the Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday night to approve the construction of a Tidal Wave Luxury Car Wash on...

Ameren to host open house Wednesday highlighting ‘Metro South Reliability Project’

Ameren to host open house Wednesday highlighting 'Metro South Reliability Project'

October 10, 2018

Ameren Missouri will be hosting two informational project open houses Wednesday to highlight a $30 million project to rebuild transmission lines in metro St. Louis. The Metro South Reliability Project will rebuild approximately 10 miles of 138,000-volt transmission lines in St. Louis County and the reg...

America’s Center proposal to cost $175 million

Rendering of the renovated and expanded America's Center.

October 9, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callsnewspapers.com The America’s Center convention complex could undergo a $175 million redevelopment designed to attract more national conventions, funded by city and county hotel taxes. The plan is supported by St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger and ...

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