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Blues defeat Bruins 4-1 to take a Stanley Cup victory for the ages

Oakville native Pat Maroon (No. 7, right) waves at the crowd of hundreds of thousands under the Arch and down Market Street at the Blues’ Stanley Cup parade Saturday. Maroon’s son Anthony, 10, sits on the shoulders of player Jaden Schwartz, and Oskar Sundqvist (No. 70) is also pictured. The night the Blues won the Cup, Anthony said his father would bring it to Telegraph Road in Oakville.

June 18, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  In a storybook ending 52 years in the making, the St. Louis Blues won the team’s first-ever Stanley Cup last week, defeating the Boston Bruins 4-1 in a Game 7 that was the most-watched hockey game in history. The Blues celebrated Saturd...

Blues win the Stanley Cup; parade is Saturday

Blues win the Stanley Cup; parade is Saturday

June 13, 2019

The St. Louis Blues weren’t in St. Louis when they won the Stanley Cup Wednesday night, but the team will get the chance to celebrate in its hometown with a victory parade for the ages Saturday. The parade will take place at noon Saturday, June 15, the Blues posted on Twitter. It will kick off a...

GALLERY: Maroon, Binnington visit children’s hospital just before their streak to Stanley Cup

St. Louis Blues players including Oakville native Patrick Maroon, right, and Jordan Binnington visited children at Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital around Christmas 2018. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

June 7, 2019

St. Louis Blues players including Oakville native Patrick Maroon, right, and Jordan Binnington visited children at Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital around Christmas 2018. Photos by Erin Achenbach. Was The Call the Blues' good luck charm? It probably had more to do with Jordan Binnington an...

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...

Lindbergh Band hosts 36-hour Musicthon to benefit childhood cancer research Friday and Saturday

Lindbergh High School band members, above, raised $2,500 during the fifth annual 36-Hour LHS Musicthon in April 2018 to raise money for Alex’s Lemonade Stand and honor a young band buddy, also named Alex, who died in 2014 from cancer after befriending Lindbergh band members during Sunday Night Lights.

April 11, 2019

Lindbergh High School band members will perform for 36 straight music-filled hours Friday and Saturday, April 12 and 13, to raise money for Alex’s Lemonade Stand and honor a young band buddy who died in 2014 following a brave battle with cancer. Over the past five years, the LHS Musicthon has generat...

New ‘food locker’ outside Trautwein Elementary ensures that no student goes hungry

New ‘food locker’ outside Trautwein Elementary ensures that no student goes hungry

April 3, 2019

Trautwein Elementary and Oakville High have taken kindness to a new level and teamed up to help local families who are struggling to put food on their tables. They recognized that fellow students are going home hungry, with school lunch sometimes being the only filling meal they have each day. Their...

Women in History: Day care teacher’s life is all about the children

Women in History: Day care teacher’s life is all about the children

March 28, 2019

By Bill Milligan For the Call Judy Holley is anything but an ordinary woman. You might call her an ordinary hero who truly wants to make a difference with the young children of her community. The day care teacher at Noah’s Ark Day Care Center, 5001 Little Rock Road in Concord, has a large family, whi...

Local lawmakers honor test success by Mehlville School District, Gaines

Pictured above: Rep. Michael O'Donnell, Rep. Jim Murphy and Rep. David Gregory present Mehlville Superintendent Dr. Chris Gaines with a House resolution praising Mehlville's 2018 APR scores.

March 19, 2019

The Mehlville School District is receiving high praise from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. DESE awarded the Mehlville School District an APR score of 99.6 percent on its 2018 Annual Performance Report, released publicly last month. From 2014 to 2017, Mehlville’s avera...

Women in History: Enid Barnes has made history come to life at Sappington House for last five decades

Enid Barnes. Photo Courtesy of the Sappington-Concord Historical Society.

March 13, 2019

By Bill Milligan For the Call wmilligan@callnewspapers.com Enid Chandler Barnes has been a volunteer at the Sappington House in Crestwood for the past 50 years, and today she’s working to get back to her post to keep its history alive and relevant. Barnes, 90, of Riverview Drive in Sunset Hills, started ...

Lindbergh Foundation awards innovative teacher grants

Lindbergh Foundation awards innovative teacher grants

February 6, 2019

The Lindbergh Foundation continued its annual support of original, inventive teaching ideas in January, awarding several Lindbergh educators 2018 Spirit of Lindbergh teacher grants. The foundation funded 32 applications. The Spirit of Lindbergh Fund was created to support grants for Lindbergh Schools te...

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