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PHOTOS: Mehlville School District provides grab-and-go meals

Mehlville School District employees, including Superintendent Chris Gaines, seen above March 23, are handing out grab-and-go meals of breakfast and lunch to all children living in the Mehlville School District during the extended closure.

April 2, 2020

The Mehlville School District began providing free meals for students during the COVID-19 shutdown March 23. Free meals are available for pick-up Mondays through Fridays, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. through Wednesday, April 22 at Mehlville High School, 3200 Lemay Ferry Road, and six other locations around the...

‘All good’: Oakville community unites to help local crafters sell out, for first time ever

Pictured above: Some of Sheila Bone's crafts on display at the Oakville Craft Fair.

December 25, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Two local crafters were able to sell out of their products for the first time ever thanks to a Facebook post and the generosity of the Oakville community. After a slow start to the weekend, Will Allgood and his sister-in-law Sheila Bone both ...

Lindbergh’s ‘1984’ reminds us that freedom needs vigilance

Lindbergh’s '1984' reminds us that freedom needs vigilance

October 24, 2019

Another View By Mike Tsichlis Lindbergh School Board I had the great privilege of recently attending the Lindbergh High School fall theatrical production of George Orwell’s “1984.” The cast and crew are to be commended for their chilling portrayal of a totalitarian society where words, history, and...

Workin’ at the car wash, yeah

Workin’ at the car wash, yeah

October 17, 2019

  Those cars never seem to stop coming! Oakville High School students, above, washed cars for a good cause last month at Auto Zone on Telegraph Road. Among those volunteering were, from left to right, Emily Leung, Amna Delic, Jiya Patel, Kaitlyn Eckhard, Elena Bickers and Namitta Phrasalak. T...

A Bobcat-style surprise worth waiting for: Military mom reunites with daughter

A Bobcat-style surprise worth waiting for: Military mom reunites with daughter

October 3, 2019

A family reunited last week after a military mom surprised her daughter at Blades Elementary School in Oakville. Katie Herrell, a chief warrant officer with the U.S. Army, has been stationed in Georgia for four months. Her daughter Brooke Powers is a fourth-grader at Blades. “Brooke was ...

Bernard students serve up a feast for first responders on 9/11

Bernard Middle School students honored South County Precinct officers, firefighters and military members with their ‘Patriot Day’ first responders’ barbecue, an annual commemoration of the 9/11 attacks on Sept. 11.

September 19, 2019

Bernard Middle School students honored South County Precinct officers, firefighters and military members with their "Patriot Day" first responders’ barbecue, an annual commemoration of the 9/11 attacks on Sept. 11. "It was a wonderful way to say thank you to the people who keep us safe. #neverforget,"...

Affton Plaza proposes Missouri’s first ‘food truck garden’ as an Affton town square

A rendering of the proposed Affton Plaza food truck garden.

September 14, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The county Planning Commission will hold a public hearing next week on several potential developments in South County, but one stands out: A request by Affton Plaza to build Missouri’s first “food truck garden” as a sort of town squar...

Lindbergh Strolling Strings perform in D.C.

Lindbergh Strolling Strings perform in D.C.

September 10, 2019

The Lindbergh High School Strolling Strings group traveled to Washington, D.C., this summer with 19 musicians, three chaperones and two directors. The group raised $25,000 through two trivia nights and other smaller events over the past two years to fund the trip. Known for ”strolling” throughout...

Stanley Cup watch: Pat Maroon gets his day with the Cup this weekend

Former St. Louis Blues left wing and South County native Pat Maroon celebrates with fans along the Stanley Cup Parade route in downtown St. Louis Saturday, June 15, 2019. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

July 19, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The Stanley Cup is coming back to St. Louis, and Oakville native Pat Maroon will get his day with the Cup on Saturday. So far, no public events are scheduled for the Cup’s three-day stint in St. Louis, which started Friday when the plane ...

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