Thanksgiving

South county doubles 2017’s USO drive with most successful food drive ever

Pictured above:  The Call Newspapers team sorts hundreds of pounds of donations that south county residents donated to the USO of Missouri’s Operation October food drive. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The sixth annual Operation October food drive, benefitting the USO of Missouri, brought in record levels of food for Thanksgiving dinners for military

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Two churches offer Thanksgiving dinners

Two local churches will be offering free community meals on Thanksgiving this year. Affton Christian Church, 9625 Tesson Ferry Road, and St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 2761 Telegraph Road, will both offer community dinners on the holiday, Thursday, Nov. 22. Affton Christian Church will provide a free Thanksgiving dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Enter the Call’s 2018 Home for the Holidays Recipe Contest

The deadline is fast approaching to enter your best recipes in the Call’s annual tradition, the Home for the Holidays Recipe Contest. The deadline is Wednesday, Oct. 31. You can enter through the Call’s online form here. Enter one or all the contest categories and win fabulous prizes fit for a holiday feast. You may

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Affton church offers free Thanksgiving dinner

Affton Christian Church, 9625 Tesson Ferry Road, will provide a free Thanksgiving dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 23. The Rev. David Woodard, lead minister of the church, stated in a news release, “This is the ninth year we are offering this free meal to the community. We know (there) is a

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Columnist reflects on his family’s origins

“Healthy Living” by Carl Hendrickson For the Call A loving wife for over 50 years, three wonderful children, six adorable grandchildren — I have much to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. The future is a page unturned, an unopened bud. I have no idea what joys or sorrows it may bring. But I do know

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