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Lindbergh girls’ golf drives for state

Lindbergh girls’ golf drives for state

August 29, 2018

Returning players Sofia Gamayo and Anna Musich will help lead the way for the Lindbergh High varsity girls’ golf team to win this year, head coach Mike Tyler believes. By JESSICA BELLE KRAMER For the Call Last year, Sofia Gamayo, who was a freshman at the time, was in the top 20 at state for the Li...

Lindbergh High football Flyers try to aim bigger and better this year

Lindbergh head coach Nathan Norman begins his third year at the helm of the football Flyers and is optimistic about the 2018 season. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

August 28, 2018

Lindbergh head coach Nathan Norman begins his third year at the helm of the football Flyers and is optimistic about the 2018 season. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Jessica Belle Kramer For the Call Lindbergh High School is setting its expectations high for its varsity football team this year after...

Nonprofit delivers free books to eager students in Hancock summer classes

Incoming Hancock second-grader Aubrey-Nicholson, first-grader Makenna Kessler and second-grader Moussa Moftin read their brand new books together at the Bring Me a Book event in summer 2018. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

August 18, 2018

The nonprofit organization Bring Me a Book has been helping underprivileged students all over the St. Louis area, including students from south county. Hancock Place Elementary School in Lemay began expanding its elementary summer-school program from a session in June to sessions in June and July, w...

Women from south county celebrate 65 years together

Left row, from front to back: Joann Behm, Margaret Baumgartner, Betty Huegerich, Theresa Fuytinck and Tillie Rehagan; right row, from front to back: Maryann Highland, Dorothy Siebert, Margaret Kamper and Barbara Muich gathered for lunch last month at Cafe Telegraph to celebrate 65 years togerther. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

August 12, 2018

Left row, from front to back: Joann Behm, Margaret Baumgartner, Betty Huegerich, Theresa Fuytinck and Tillie Rehagan; right row, from front to back: Maryann Highland, Dorothy Siebert, Margaret Kamper and Barbara Muich gathered for lunch last month at Cafe Telegraph to celebrate 65 years togerther. Pho...

South County Chamber to donate money from tournament to the Special Olympics

A Special Olympics buddy and his athlete run on the track during the annual Special Olympics at Mehlville High School in May.

August 10, 2018

A Special Olympics buddy and his athlete run on the track during the annual Special Olympics at Mehlville High School in May. By Jessica Belle Kramer For the Call The South County Chamber of Commerce will donate part of the funds raised during its golf tournament next week to the Special Olympics, wh...

Rescheduled JB Blast enjoyed by all

Gabe Backhoff, 3, left, and Lincoln Stenger, 2, play with St. Louis County Parks Director Gary Bess’ dog, Stan, during the Aug. 3 JB Blast at Jefferson Barracks County Park, with Grantwood Village resident Bess and his wife, Vivienne, pictured in the background. Gabe is Bess’ grandson, and Lincoln is the son of former County Executive Steve Stenger, who was up for re-election Tuesday — after the Call went to press. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

August 7, 2018

Gabe Backhoff, 3, left, and Lincoln Stenger, 2, play with St. Louis County Parks Director Gary Bess’ dog, Stan, during the Aug. 3 JB Blast at Jefferson Barracks County Park, with Grantwood Village resident Bess and his wife, Vivienne, pictured in the background. Stan is a rescue dog who Bess and his ...

PHOTOS: MetroLink celebrates 25th anniversary with opening of new Cortex Station

PHOTOS: MetroLink celebrates 25th anniversary with opening of new Cortex Station

August 7, 2018

Cardinals mascot Fredbird welcomes passengers as they exit the new Cortex MetroLink Station the morning it opened. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Jessica Belle Kramer For the Call The ribbon was officially cut last week on the first new MetroLink station in a decade at the Cortex Innovation ...

Couple from Sherbrooke Village weds

Couple from Sherbrooke Village weds

July 23, 2018

By Jessica Belle Kramer For the Call Norm Valenta and Jean Huston exchanged vows on June 9 at St. Matthias the Apostle Church. Jean took Norm’s last name, and she is now Jean Valenta. It was just like any other wedding, except the groom, 80, and the bride, 82, met during their time together at S...

Three candidates are vying for GOP nod for the 97th District House of Representatives seat held by Revis

Three candidates are vying for GOP nod for the 97th District House of Representatives seat held by Revis

July 22, 2018

Phil Amato, Mary Elizabeth Coleman and David Linton introduce their campaign platforms during the June 14 Tesson Ferry Republican club meeting. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Jessica Belle Kramer For the Call Republican 97th District state representative candidates Phil Amato, left, Mary Eliz...

South County Foster Closet to host their first Back-to-School Clothing and Backpack Drive Saturday

South County Foster Closet to host their first Back-to-School Clothing and Backpack Drive Saturday

July 20, 2018

[From left to right]: Laura Storm, Daphne Greiwe, Beth Porter, Leslie Westbrook and Mandy Meilinger, pictured above, are the organizers of the St. Louis County Foster Closet. By Jessica Belle Kramer For the Call The newly formed South County Foster Closet will host the organization’s first ever Back-...

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