Photos by Bill Milligan

Mehlville High girls ready for solid year

With her girls’ tennis squad coming off a district title last year, Mehlville High School head coach Jill Wojewuczki is optimistic about the 2017 season. Photo by Bill Milligan. By Robert Chalupny For the Call The Mehlville High School varsity girls’ tennis team is ready to have another solid year in 2017 after earning its

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Experience to be key to Tigers’ success

Oakville High School head coach Bill Ebert believes his varsity girls’ tennis team will improve on last season’s winning record. Photo by Bill Milligan. By Robert Chalupny For the Call The Oakville High School varsity girls’ tennis team is coming off an average season that ended one game over .500, and the Tigers look to

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County celebrates total solar eclipse

The crowd began gathering Monday morning at Jefferson Barracks Park for the St. Louis County Parks and Recreation Department’s Great American Solar Eclipse Event. ‘The last time a total solar eclipse occurred in the greater St. Louis area was 1442, so this is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for all of us,’ County Executive Steve Stenger stated

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Fun at Laumeier’s 30th annual Art Fair

Emma Ferrone, 6, right, leads the way to her mother as her sister Molly, 4, follows. The Kirkwood sisters were at Laumeier Sculpture Park Saturday for the 30th annual Art Fair. More than 12,000 patrons were expected to attend the three-day event on Mother’s Day weekend, featuring local food and beverage vendors, hands-on activities for

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Purple Heart Monument dedicated

Members of the Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 125 dedicated this monument last week at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. The monument is dedicated to ‘the recipients of the nation’s oldest military decoration’ — the Purple Heart. U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner was among the dignitaries attending the dedication ceremony, which took place Friday. Photo

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Canaan Baptist sponsors Egg Drop

Hundreds of children flocked to Canaan Baptist Church in Oakville on Saturday for the church’s annual Egg Drop, as thousands of Easter eggs were dropped from a helicopter for children to collect. Besides eggs, the event featured games, bounce houses and food trucks. Above, Jenna Brinkman collects her eggs. Photo by Bill Milligan.

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