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Affton students participate in a Day of Service

Affton students participate in a Day of Service

June 1, 2018

The Affton School District held its second annual #afftonstrong Community Day of Service this month, where each of the district’s students and staff members served the community for at least one hour. “Together, we are making Affton stronger and helping our students develop as responsible citizens...

H.C. Milford dies; was the last Republican county executive

In this archive photo from 1990, St. Louis County Executive Henry C. Milford told OMC Chamber members that city officials would have no control over money from a hotel/motel tax being considered Apr. 3 by residents of St. Louis County. Milford added that St. Louis County would not be forced to make up the difference if revenue from the tax failed to produce the county's share of the operations budget. Photo by Bill Milligan.

May 29, 2018

Former St. Louis County Executive H.C. Milford was remembered after his death last month by the County Council and others who knew him as an old-fashioned type of politician who was a “legendary figure in the history of St. Louis County, serving 12 years as a member of the County Council and f...

Gallery: Lindbergh baseball dominates the district championship

Gallery: Lindbergh baseball dominates the district championship

May 22, 2018

The Lindbergh baseball Flyers, above, celebrate their district championship last week. They are a close-knit team that came together and made it to their goal, Coach Darin Scott said. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Jessica Belle Kramer For the Call The Lindbergh Flyers baseball team defeated Rockwood Summit 4-0 to take the district championship last week. After three innings with no runs, senior Brendan Meissner scored the first run at the bottom of the fourth inning. In the fifth inning, senior Sam Kuehnle and freshman Aaron M...

Five Lindbergh High students achieve perfect ACT scores

Five Lindbergh High students achieve perfect ACT scores

May 16, 2018

Photo by Bill Milligan. The juniors, pictured above at an event Monday at the high school with Principal Eric Cochran, are, from left: Achintya Benegal, Gabriel Martinez, Aditi Seetharaman, Matthew Meyer and Alexander Christian. They join less than 1 percent of students nationwide who score a perfect 36...

Lindbergh defeats St. Mary’s 4-1 in last baseball game of regular season

Aaron Moss (13) is safe at third base on this play Friday in an away game against St. Mary’s. St. Mary’s infielder Steven Russo (2) waits on a throw from the outfield. Photo by Bill Milligan.

May 16, 2018

Lindbergh High shortstop Brendan Messner makes a play on a St. Mary’s Dragons ground ball in the third inning May 11 during a 4-1 Flyer win in the last game of the regular season.  Photo by Bill Milligan.      ...

56th Colored Infantry honored for bravery

56th Colored Infantry honored for bravery

May 12, 2018

The Sons of Union Veterans honors the 56th Colored Infantry in a May 5 ceremony, above. Photo by Bill Milligan. By Bill Milligan For the Call Nearly two dozen people attended an event at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery last week to remember the Union’s 56th Regiment of the Colored Infantry, who a...

Oakville baseball tops Festus in home game

A Festus player at bat. Oakville held the team back, six runs to four.

May 9, 2018

Photos by Bill Milligan. The Oakville baseball Tigers defeated the Festus Tigers last week 6-4, just before the team played its last regular-season game against Webster Groves Monday — after the Call went to press. The team is seeded third for the district championship, behind Lindbergh and Summi...

Cliff Cave trail will be enjoyed for many years to come, officials say

Stenger, kneeling, cuts the ribbon on the new Cliff Cave Park trail expansion in Oakville in May 2018, alongside county Parks Director Gary Bess, 5th District Councilman Pat Dolan, D-Richmond Heights, and Great Rivers Greenway Executive Director Susan Trautman. Stenger fought to get the trail built over the objections of 6th District Councilman Ernie Trakas, R-Oakville. Photo by Bill Milligan.

May 8, 2018

County Executive Steve Stenger cuts the ribbon on the new Oakville overlook on the bluffs in Cliff Cave County Park May 4 with, from left, Eliana Owens, Parks Director Gary Bess, 5th District Councilman Pat Dolan and Great Rivers Greenway Executive Director Susan Trautman. Photo by Bill Milligan. By Gloria...

Rain can’t stop the Crestwood Easter Egg Scramble

Children line up for the Crestwood Easter Egg Scramble in 2018.

April 6, 2018

Photos by Bill Milligan. Children lined up for the annual Easter Egg Scramble at the Crestwood Community Center Saturday, eager to find their eggs despite bad weather forcing the event inside instead of its usual location in Whitecliff Park. The city of Crestwood’s Easter Egg Scramble at the Co...

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