St. Louis Call Newspapers

Residents of south county create USO of Missouri’s most successful food drive ever

The Call Newspapers team with the thousands of donations from south county for the USO for Thanksgiving 2017.

By Gloria Lloyd, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2017

The fifth annual Operation October food drive to benefit the USO of Missouri brought in record levels of food for Thanksgiving dinners for military families this year thanks to a new sponsorship by Call Newspapers. Residents of south county, Arnold and Columbia, Ill., came out in droves to local banks,...

Kiwanis Club honors Blades Terrific Kids

Kiwanis Club honors Blades Terrific Kids

November 9, 2017

The Kiwanis Club of South County recently recognized these Blades Ele-mentary School students as Terrific Kids of the Month. The students were honored for their hard work and great improvement in effort, reading skills or work habits this year. Pictured, front row, from left, are: Taylor Adams, Karim...

Crestwood resident appears on ‘Jeopardy!’ today

Crestwood resident appears on 'Jeopardy!' today

October 25, 2017

A south county resident will appear on the game show "Jeopardy!" today. The episode featuring Mary Grace Buckley, a Crestwood resident and 2007 Lindbergh High School graduate, is set to air on KSDK Channel 5 at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25. It is not yet public whether Buckley won, or how much...

Lacrosse Club Spruces Up Stadium ‘L’

Lacrosse Club Spruces Up Stadium ‘L’

October 24, 2017

The Lindbergh Schools Board of Education recently recognized the Lindbergh Lacrosse Club for its efforts to repair and repaint the large ‘L’ on the Lindbergh High School track stadium. When parents and athletes with the Lacrosse Club noticed that the ‘L’ on the track field was in disrepair earlier...

Lindbergh students aid hurricane victims

Lindbergh students aid hurricane victims

October 9, 2017

Lindbergh Schools students throughout the district have organized efforts to help hurricane victims this fall. Students at Concord Elementary School wore ‘Hats for Harvey,’ raising $1,807 for hurricane victims. The money will go toward purchasing items for schools in Texas that have lost everything....

Couple fall in love, marry at Bethesda Terrace

Bethesda Terrace residents James and Dorothy Kargus cut the cake during a reception in honor of their wedding.

By Bill Milligan, For the Call

October 7, 2017

By Bill Milligan For the Call Bethesda Terrace in Oakville recently was the scene of a joyous occasion celebrating the wedding of residents James “Jim” and Dorothy Kargus. The couple, who were married about two months ago, met playing cards at the independent living community and fell in love. “I...

Crestwood resident helps hurricane victims

Crestwood resident Jim Bubash traveled to Florida to help victims of Hurricane Irma there. He is pictured in front of a number of white Red Cross tents. He said he found volunteering to be a very rewarding experience.

October 6, 2017

Crestwood resident Jim Bubash recently returned home after spending two weeks in Florida assisting victims of Hurricane Irma as a Red Cross volunteer. “Surely you have seen images on the media that show the physical destruction, but there is no way to describe the emotional trauma experienced by those...

Four Mehlville School District students named National Merit semifinalists

Four Mehlville School District students named National Merit semifinalists

September 30, 2017

Four Mehlville School District students have been chosen as National Merit Scholarship semifinalists for the 2017-2018 school year. The honorees are Mehlville High seniors Grant Robertson and Joshua Richter, right, and Oakville High seniors Olivia Rauls and Conrad Bucholtz, above. An estimated 1.5 millio...

Rogers Middle School students honored as local heroes

Rogers Middle School students honored as local heroes

September 29, 2017

Three students at Rogers Middle School in the Affton School District were recently honored by the city and county as local heroes after coming to the rescue of their ailing bus driver on the way home from school. County Executive Steve Stenger designated Friday, Sept. 22, as Rogers Middle School Heroes...

Mehlville School District students collect $15,000 for victims of Hurricane Harvey

These Forder Elementary School students participated in their school’s Hats On! fundraiser to help Texas families devastated by Hurricane Harvey.

September 13, 2017

Students in the Mehlville School District have done their part to help Texas families devastated by Hurricane Harvey, raising more than $15,000. Schools throughout the district recently hosted Hats On! fundraisers, where students could wear a hat if they made a donation to the American Red Cross hurricane...

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