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The Shack backs out of a site by Fitz’s

The Shack backs out of a site by Fitz’s

June 14, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com South County fans of The Shack, a popular breakfast and brunch restaurant with five locations in the St. Louis region, may be disappointed to learn that it will not yet be opening up its sixth location in South County, after it was previo...

Anti-bullying group Lindbergh Upstanders is set to expand to other school districts

The Upstanders co-founders (from left to right) Erica Hoffman, Andrea Soaib, Robert Vogel, Renee McDonnell and Lisa Huffman celebrate the group's one-year anniversary in February at Helen Fitzgerald's.

June 12, 2019

The Upstanders co-founders (from left to right) Erica Hoffman, Andrea Soaib, Robert Vogel, Renee McDonnell and Lisa Huffman celebrate the group's one year anniversary in February at Helen Fitzgerald's. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com A year after the Lindbergh Upstanders Anti-Bull...

Page will renegotiate St. Louis County’s Northwest Plaza lease

Then-council chairman Sam Page listens to Police Chief John Belmar during a committee meeting in 2018. Now County Executive, Page will renegotiate the lease for The Crossings, formerly Northwest Plaza mall. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

June 11, 2019

Then-council chairman Sam Page listens to Police Chief John Belmar during a committee meeting last summer. Now County Executive, Page will renegotiate the lease for The Crossings, formerly Northwest Plaza mall. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The o...

Lindbergh soccer falls to Nerinx in this year’s state quarterfinals

Lindbergh forward Erin Clancy, a senior, receives the ball and prepares to evade Nerinx midfielder Allison Brown, junior, during the state quarterfinals May 25 at Lindbergh. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

June 7, 2019

Lindbergh forward Erin Clancy, a senior, receives the ball and prepares to evade Nerinx midfielder Allison Brown, junior, during the state quarterfinals May 25 at Lindbergh. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Stephen Glover For the Call The quest for a state championship came to an end for the Lindbergh girls s...

FLOODING: Mississippi River forecast to reach second-highest level; South County residents evacuated

County Executive Sam Page sandbags Tuesday in Bellefontaine Neighbors, with the help of volunteers.

June 7, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The Mississippi River will crest later than originally expected and at levels lower than the 1993 flood, but some South County residents have already been evacuated to an emergency shelter and others now have homes on “islands” cut off from ...

Pat Maroon started as Oakville’s hockey star

Pat Maroon started as Oakville’s hockey star

June 6, 2019

Mick O’Halloran, who has been with the Oakville Hockey Club since the 2000-2001 season, keeps up with all of his former athletes. He keeps track of where they are going and what teams they’re playing for once they leave, holding on to some of their old jerseys and other items. Pictured above are...

Oakville band to perform at D-Day festivities

Flutists Samantha Kern, Cara Darmody and Catherine Elking play the ‘Service Song Medley’ at the Oakville Tiger Band concert June 1 at St. Bernadette. The event helped fundraise for the Marching Tigers’ trip to perform in France in 2019. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

June 5, 2019

Flutists Samantha Kern, Cara Darmody and Catherine Elking play the ‘Service Song Medley’ at the Oakville Tiger Band concert June 1, 2018, at St. Bernadette. The event helped fundraise for the Marching Tigers’ trip to perform in France. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Jessica Belle Kramer For...

Fitch, new mayor host ‘Fenton Town Hall’

Tim Fitch, then a candidate for the St. Louis County Council, speaks to the Tesson Ferry Republican Club in June 2018. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

May 31, 2019

Tim Fitch, then a candidate for the St. Louis County Council, speaks to the Tesson Ferry Republican Club in June 2018. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. Fenton Mayor Bob Brasses and 3rd District Councilman Tim Fitch, R-Fenton, will host a Fenton Town Hall at 7 p.m. Monday, June 10 at Fenton City Hall, 62...

Mehlville High volleyball takes second in state

The Panthers celebrate their 2-0 win over Webster Groves High School. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

May 30, 2019

By Stephen Glover For the Call If there was one sentence that could define the Mehville High School boys volleyball team this season, which came in second place in the state last week, it would have to be, “They fought until the bitter end.” The Panthers (28-5) battled Chaminade to the fina...

Dirt returning to Crestwood mall site, but not a mountain this time

Dirt returning to Crestwood mall site, but not a mountain this time

May 23, 2019

The Crestwood mall site along the Sappington Road/Detjen Drive entrance that used to be a parking lot now is covered with dirt, pictured above, as seen May 21, 2019. More dirt will soon return to the site. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Dirt is being trucked b...

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