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Editor bids farewell, but Call moving onward and upward

Editor bids farewell, but Call moving onward and upward

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor June 24, 2021

There’s no other way to say it: This will be my final column as the editor of The Call. The newspaper celebrates its 32nd anniversary in August, and it will continue to bring you the most important and...

‘Twas the night before this Christmas in South County

‘Twas the night before this Christmas in South County

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor December 24, 2020

I’ve never been happier to see a year end, but 2020 certainly deserves a new edition of “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas,” which was written by Clement Clarke Moore and originally titled “A...

Happy National Newspaper Week  to our readers, and to us

Happy National Newspaper Week to our readers, and to us

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor October 8, 2020

This has been a trying year for every local business, including a local community newspaper like the St. Louis Call. Although readership is up, advertising revenues are down due to the pandemic and stay-at-home...

The slide shown by the St. Louis Metropolitan Pandemic Task Force last week that singled out South County as a coronavirus hotspot.

‘Give me liberty or give me COVID-19!’ doesn’t have quite the same ring

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor August 28, 2020

South County has been singled out this month as a coronavirus hotspot by the St. Louis Metropolitan Pandemic Task Force, at the same time schools are attempting to open. It’s a shame that five months...

In a year to remember, Call Newspapers celebrates its 31st anniversary

In a year to remember, Call Newspapers celebrates its 31st anniversary

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor August 27, 2020

The St. Louis Call celebrates its 31st anniversary this year with a new name, masthead, website, circulation and, just as any other business in South County, a will to innovate and survive the COVID-19...

Vote by mail, but first read The Call’s Election Guide

Vote by mail, but first read The Call’s Election Guide

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor June 26, 2020

Absentee voting for the August primary election started this week. Thanks to changes approved by the Missouri Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Mike Parson, more Missourians can take advantage of...

Play Gloria: In new reality, online is the way to reach out to the public

Play Gloria: In new reality, online is the way to reach out to the public

By Column by Gloria Lloyd, News Editor April 9, 2020

"Play Gloria" by Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The coronavirus has everyone adapting to a new reality, both positive and negative. One upside is that perhaps South County...

Play Gloria: Sunshine Laws in the time of pandemic are a tricky topic

Play Gloria: Sunshine Laws in the time of pandemic are a tricky topic

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor March 26, 2020

In the time of coronavirus, do people still have constitutional rights and the right to attend public meetings? A court will decide that this week, as a group of New Hampshire residents filed suit because...

Play Gloria: Tell the police board what you want to see in a chief

Play Gloria: Tell the police board what you want to see in a chief

February 20, 2020

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com St. Louis County will get a new police chief, likely starting in May. That’s pretty much all we know at this point. The new police board...

Brett Hull, left, and his father Bobby Hull. Photo courtesy of NHL.com.

Play Gloria: Brett Hull offers wisdom at St. Louis All-Star Game

January 30, 2020

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com I wouldn’t have necessarily thought of looking to Brett Hull for life advice before last weekend when he offered these words of wisdom...

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