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Mehlville School District students make their resolutions for 2019

Mehlville School District students make their resolutions for 2019

December 29, 2018

    Mosaic Elementary School students in the Mehlville School District offer the following resolutions for 2019: Maya — My New Year’s resolutions are to work on my aerial because I have an acrobatics class every Tuesday.  I can do a lot of acrobatics already but I cannot do an aerial...

Nonprofit delivers free books to eager students in Hancock summer classes

Incoming Hancock second-grader Aubrey-Nicholson, first-grader Makenna Kessler and second-grader Moussa Moftin read their brand new books together at the Bring Me a Book event in summer 2018. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

August 18, 2018

The nonprofit organization Bring Me a Book has been helping underprivileged students all over the St. Louis area, including students from south county. Hancock Place Elementary School in Lemay began expanding its elementary summer-school program from a session in June to sessions in June and July, w...

Sunset Hills resident donates $200,000 for parks

Sunset Hills resident donates $200,000 for parks

April 13, 2018

Longtime Sunset Hills resident Rich Stieren donated $200,000 to the city for a new playground and nature trail that will be located adjacent to the city’s Athletic Complex, 13555 West Watson Road. The new playground will include a 30-foot-long concrete tugboat to climb, swings, a 100-foot zipline, te...

Lindbergh Musicthon raises $2,500 for childhood cancer

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 10, 2018

Lindbergh High School band members, above, raised $2,500 during the fifth annual 36-Hour LHS Musicthon last week 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....

South county resident marks 100th birthday, still works at Feed My People

To celebrate Mary Halliburton’s 100th birthday, she posed with two of South County Baptist Church’s babies born this year, 100 years after her. Pictured, from left, are: A.J. Hof with parents Keri and Adam Hof; Halliburton; and Jensen Leslie with parents Alexandra and Bradley Leslie.

March 9, 2018

Some people who live to 100 years old might consider taking it easy for a change, but not south county resident Mary Halliburton. Halliburton, who turned 100 Feb. 23, still volunteers twice a week in the jewelry section at the Feed My People Thrift Shop. But the store’s shoppers can’t be blamed...

Lindbergh parent group donations exceed $607,000

February 13, 2018

Parents in Lindbergh Schools continued to show strong support for district teachers, programs and facilities in 2016-2017, with donations totaling $607,233. Lindbergh parents have a long tradition of giving back to local education through not only monetary donations, but also participation in distr...

Oakville student named MDA state ambassador

Oakville student named MDA state ambassador

February 5, 2018

Sophia Martino, an 18-year-old Oakville High School student, has been selected as state ambassador for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. As the new state ambassador, Sophia will make public appearances throughout the state, representing children and adults with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related...

‘Be the Light’ no matter what the season

‘Be the Light’ no matter what the season

January 14, 2018

“Healthy Living” by Carl Hendrickson For the Call Dec. 6 was his 10th birthday, but it was not just an ordinary birthday spent with family. No, this was going to be a joint birthday party with a good friend and fellow classmate whose birthday was Dec. 7. All their friends and classmates were ...

Truman Middle students raise money for Lindbergh families in need

Truman Middle students raise money for Lindbergh families in need

January 12, 2018

Truman Middle School eighth-grade students and their families recently raised more than $1,300 to assist two Lindbergh families in need through the district’s adopt-a-family program. These donations provided for everything on the families’ and children’s wish lists. Students and teacher Megan Scott...

Call Newspapers Holiday Guide 2017

Call Newspapers Holiday Guide 2017

December 1, 2017

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from Call Newspapers! We wish you and yours a wonderful Christmas season. Here's to a wonderful holiday season and an even better 2018. Check out our Call Newspapers 2017 Holiday Guide, with everything you can see and do this holiday season in south county. I...

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