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Fox (white) and Oakville (black) compete May 18 in the hard-fought semifinal win for the Warriors over the Tigers.

Fox girls soccer defeats Tigers when it counts in the semifinals

By Stephen Glover, For the Call May 26, 2021

What started as a dream slowly became reality for the Fox girls soccer team as the Warriors upended Oakville 1-0 last week in the Missouri Class 4, District 2 semifinals. Fox later fell to Cor Jesu Academy...

New principal named for Oakville Elementary

New principal named for Oakville Elementary

May 7, 2021

Meagan Ochoa will be the principal at Oakville Elementary School beginning with the 2021-2022 school year. The Mehlville School District Board of Education unanimously voted to approve Ochoa’s hiring...

The cover of 'A Balanced Viking Life.'

Jefferson College seeks submissions for recipe book ‘A Balanced Viking Life’

April 15, 2021

Among the many impacts that the pandemic has made in people’s lives is the adjustment in cooking and/or homeschooling and/or family together time. Jefferson College is seeking community submissions of...

An OATS Transit bus.

OATS Transit, which serves Jefferson County, marks its 50th anniversary

March 24, 2021

OATS Transit, which serves rural areas across Missouri including Jefferson County and Arnold, celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2021. OATS calls itself a "nationwide leader in rural public transportation...

Rep. Mary Elizabeth Coleman during her 2018 campaign.

Coleman will run for Senate, but is still busy in 97th District

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter March 17, 2021

Rep. Mary Elizabeth Coleman, R-Arnold, has set her sights on Missouri’s upper chamber, announcing last month that she will be running for state Senate in 2022. It is not yet known exactly what Senate...

Abiding Savior Lutheran students shown at the time of the Hurricane Harvey donation, September 2017.

A look back: Abiding Savior Lutheran students join with other schools to raise funds for school hit by hurricane

March 7, 2021

Editor’s note: Schools are closed to visitors and extra activities right now due to the COVID-19 pandemic, so we thought we’d take a look back at past philanthropic activities at local schools. Here’s...

A paramedic from the Fenton Fire Protection District, above, gives a COVID-19 vaccine shot to a woman in the community room at the Affton Fire Protection District headquarters on Gravois Road while St. Louis County Executive Sam Page visited Friday, Feb. 12, 2021.

Missouri ‘vaccination gap’ worst in St. Louis County, consultant hired by state finds

By Tessa Weinberg, Missouri Independent March 3, 2021

A consulting firm hired by the state has repeatedly found Missouri’s urban centers have the largest “vaccination gap” — the estimated number of eligible residents who still haven’t received their...

Curbside pickup was open at Helen Fitzgerald's in Sunset Hills March 18.

COVID-19 curfew for St. Louis County bars and restaurants extended to 11 p.m.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor February 2, 2021

St. Louis County extended the COVID-19 curfew for restaurants and bars Monday to 11 p.m. from 10 p.m., a move that will give those struggling businesses one more hour to take reservations at 25-percent...

Gov. Mike Parson signs HB 397 and hands the signed bill to the daughter of Rep. Mary Elizabeth Coleman after it was signed in 2019.  Also pictured is Sen. Jeanie Riddle.

Coleman is among the record number of women, black and LGBTQ lawmakers serving in Missouri Legislature

By Tessa Weinberg and Rebecca Rivas, Missouri Independent January 22, 2021

Missouri’s 2021 legislative session will be barrier breaking.  The number of women serving is at an all-time high with 52 female lawmakers. It will have the most ever Black lawmakers serving with 25....

Ronnie's 20 Cinema movie theater

Marcus Theatres is debuting COVID-inspired ‘Private Cinema’ at St. Louis movie theaters

January 16, 2021

Marcus Theatres has started a new promotion to try to lure theatergoers back to watch movies in a way they say will be a "fun and safe activity this winter." Marcus Private Cinema allows for a group...

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