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Firefighters injured fighting house fire

Firefighters injured fighting house fire

June 6, 2018

Two firefighters were taken to the hospital for heat exhaustion after fighting a fire midday Memorial Day in the 9400 block of Gentry Avenue in Lemay, as seen above. Firefighters from the Lemay, Affton and Mehlville fire districts responded to the scene. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

Lindbergh soccer team plays for more than a title in state playoffs

Junior midfielder Carly Boccardi prepares to head the ball during the Flyers’ game against Eureka May 26. She dedicated the season to her mother Kristi. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

June 6, 2018

Junior midfielder Carly Boccardi, pictured above, prepares to head the ball during the Flyers’ game against Eureka May 26. She dedicated the season to her mother Kristi. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Jessica Belle Kramer For the Call The Lindbergh High School girls soccer team ended its season in the Class 4 stat...

Sears at South County Center to close in September

Sears at South County Center to close in September

June 5, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The Sears store at South County Center will close in September, the company announced Thursday. The Sears at 250 South County Center Way is one of the anchors at the south county mall. Liquidation sales can begin as soon as June 14. The o...

Interstate 55 complex gets mixed reaction from residents

Interstate 55 complex gets mixed reaction from residents

June 5, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Residents who live next to a proposed apartment complex at Interstate 55 and Lindbergh Boulevard are up in arms over the prospect of their new neighbors, but some south county residents said the time has come to embrace change. The county ...

Tower Tee owner has no ill will for Tegna, McBride

Owner Steve Lotz poses on the patio overlooking his golf course. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

May 31, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com At first, Tower Tee owner Steve Lotz wanted to fight a proposed subdivision at the golf course his family leased for five decades. But when his attorney looked at the language of his contract, there was no way out, Lotz said. Even with t...

Gallery: Baseball Flyers end their season after third district championship in four years with a loss to Jackson

Freshman catcher Shea McGahan (21) throws the ball back to junior pitcher Ryan Waller (12). Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

May 31, 2018

Freshman Shea McGahan throws the ball back to the pitcher, Ryan Waller. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Jessica Belle Kramer For the Call The Lindbergh baseball team’s district-winning season came to an end last week as the Flyers fell to Jackson 1-0. Neither team scored for most of the game...

Gallery: Lindbergh girls soccer team heads to state quarterfinals after a victory

Gallery: Lindbergh girls soccer team heads to state quarterfinals after a victory

May 31, 2018

The Lindbergh Flyers celebrate after junior Kaitlyn Akers (23) scores a goal in their victory last week in the state semifinals. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Jessica Belle Kramer For the Call Fresh from winning the district championship, the Lindbergh girls soccer team defeated Troy Buchanan 5-0 in the state semifinals last w...

‘There’s no saving Tower Tee,’ owner says; golf course set to close in July

‘There’s no saving Tower Tee,’ owner says; golf course set to close in July

May 30, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Despite the wishes of many Affton residents for Tower Tee to stay open and not become a 158-home subdivision, the owner confirmed this month that the golf course will be gone for good in July. Dozens of residents have gone week after week to th...

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...

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