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County voters could weigh a pair of smoking bans in November election

File photo: Concord resident Dan Logger opposed a 2009 smoking ban in public places because he believed it would affect businesses operated by many of his friends. 'I'm against it,' he said at the time. Also pictured is Schottzie's Bar and Grill bartender Lana Sugg. Photo by Bill Milligan.

September 4, 2018

File photo: Concord resident Dan Logger opposed a 2009 smoking ban in public places because he believed it would affect businesses operated by many of his friends. 'I'm against it,' he said at the time. Also pictured is Schottzie's Bar and Grill bartender Lana Sugg. Photo by Bill Milligan. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor gloria...

Oakville High softball continues contending for state title in 2018

Oakville High head coach Rich Sturm wants to continue the girls’ softball string of victories this year, with a state championship within reach. Photo by Bill Milligan.

September 4, 2018

Oakville High head coach Rich Sturm wants to continue the girls’ softball string of victories this year, with a state championship within reach. Photo by Bill Milligan. By Stephen Glover For the Call With a total of seven returning starters from last year’s 23-5 squad, the Oakville Senior High varsity...

Oakville girls’ cross country making strides with runners, and a bodybuilder

Oakville head coach Drew Moore said his top runners are returning, along with a bodybuilder and a key player returning from injury. Photo by Bill Milligan.

September 3, 2018

Oakville head coach Drew Moore said his top runners are returning, along with a bodybuilder and a key player returning from injury. Photo by Bill Milligan. By Stephen Glover For the Call With four returning starters from last year’s squad, the Oakville Senior High varsity girls’ cross country ...

Mehlville volleyball serves for district title

Mehlville High volleyball head coach Samantha Mueller hopes her team competes for a district title this year since it brings back some hard-hitting athletes.  Photo by Bill Milligan.

September 2, 2018

Mehlville High volleyball head coach Samantha Mueller hopes her team competes for a district title this year since it brings back some hard-hitting athletes. Photo by Bill Milligan. By Stephen Glover For the Call Sometimes the difference between a win and a loss is the intensity and focus that one tea...

Numbers bode well for Tigers cross country

High numbers of boys turning out for the Oakville Tigers boys’ cross country team is a good thing for the team’s competition, Coach Kevin Niedringhaus says. Photo by bill Milligan.

September 2, 2018

High numbers of boys turning out for the Oakville Tigers boys’ cross country team is a good thing for the team’s competition, Coach Kevin Niedringhaus says. Photo by Bill Milligan. By Stephen Glover For the Call With 20 athletes on the roster, the 2018 Oakville Senior High boys’ cross country tea...

UPDATED: St. Louis County sells half of Sylvan Springs Park to expand Jefferson Barracks gravesites

Marc Garcia plays the trumpet at the Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery ceremony. Photo by Bill Milligan.

September 2, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Web-exclusive update, Thursday, Sept. 6: The County Council unanimously approved the sale of half of Sylvan Springs Park for more gravesites at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery Tuesday night. For full details, see the Sept. 13 print editio...

Lindbergh High girls’ cross country team has plenty of runners to choose from

Lindbergh High girls’ cross country team has plenty of runners to choose from

September 2, 2018

The many girls who turned out for the Lindbergh girls’ cross country team will lead the way for the team in the future, with a large field of freshman runners. Photo by Bill Milligan. By Bill Milligan For the Call Lindbergh girls’ cross country coach Kally Fischer is waiting to see what type of team she’...

Veterans key as Oakville High soccer team showcases its ‘grit-and-grind style’

Veterans key as Oakville High soccer team showcases its ‘grit-and-grind style’

September 1, 2018

By Stephen Glover For the Call There is a long and storied tradition of winning for Oakville Senior High varsity boys’ soccer, and head coach Jordan Klipsch believes that his Tigers have the “grit and grind” to get back to that in 2018. Oakville is looking to bounce back from an 11-12-1 campaign, as...

Returning team brings Flyers a volleyball squad set to succeed

Returning team brings Flyers a volleyball squad set to succeed

September 1, 2018

By Stephen Glover For the Call “Teamwork makes the dream work,” as they say, and the Lindbergh High School varsity girls’ volleyball team appears to be ready for the 2018 season. “This is the tightest-knit group of kids we’ve had in a long time,” Lindbergh head volleyball coach Rob La...

Mehlville cross country girls plan to show up to finish line

The  Mehlville High girls’ cross country squad has already shown up this year, and they hope for some sectional qualifiers, head coach Mark Ehlen. Photo by Bill Milligan.

September 1, 2018

The  Mehlville High girls’ cross country squad has already shown up this year, and they hope for some sectional qualifiers, head coach Mark Ehlen. Photo by Bill Milligan. By Bill Milligan For the Call The Mehlville High School varsity girls’ cross country team made history in 2018, even before t...

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