The Kirkwood Call

Sincerely, MariJo

Sincerely, MariJo

Lily Bartin, features writer

November 29, 2018


Filed under Features

Walking around Downtown Kirkwood on a rainy Saturday afternoon, I had little hope of finding anyone with a story to tell. I ducked into Great Harvest Bakery to escape the downpour. Scanning the café, I noticed a woman eating alone. After deciding to approach her, I immediately changed my mind not t...

Spencer’s Grill

Spencer’s Grill

Elliott Notrica, features writer

September 19, 2018


Filed under Features

Spencer’s Grill is a gathering place that brings Kirkwood residents of all generations together. Inside, a diverse cross-section of Kirkwood fills the historic restaurant. Opened in 1947 by Bill Spencer, the diner serves breakfast and lunch seven days a week, dishing up the classic diner eats the loyal...

Custard Station

Charlotte Heinrich, features + in-depth editor

August 21, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

I have a confession to make. And yes, this is serious. Ever since I could hold a cone, I’ve struggled with a serious addiction to ice cream, custard, frozen yogurt, whatever you want to call the heavenly concoction. In fact, one of my first words was “nilla” (short for vanilla). Lord knows I’v...

I peaked in middle school

I peaked in middle school

Allie Hickenbotham, copy editor

February 28, 2018


Filed under The Parsnip

art by Celia Bergman *This piece is entirely satirical When people hear the words “middle school” they cringe, gag and maybe even faint. However, I am not one of those people. Those were the best three years of my life. I dread driving to KHS every morning and wish I could hop off the bus at the gl...

Kirkwood in candle light

Kirkwood in candle light

Richard Pfeifer, features writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News, Top News

“We will not forget” Candle light and prayers illuminated downtown Kirkwood City Hall in remembrance of the 2008 Kirkwood City Council Shooting on a crisp Feb. 7 night. Lines of police officers stood in front of a large American flag hung from the ladder of a fire truck on Kirkwood Road, which was ...

What coffee will get you on that finals week grind?

What coffee will get you on that finals week grind?

Emma Lingo and Ally Ortmann

December 18, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

With finals looming and sleepless nights tallying up, caffeine will become your best friend. While piles upon piles upon piles of study guides teeter over you, coffee will be the only thing keeping you from pulling out your hair. If you are in need of a caffeinated study buddy check out TKC’s take ...

VOK: 3.4.17

VOK: 3.4.17

Mary Ralston and Audrey Berns

March 4, 2017


Filed under Photo, Voices of Kirkwood

Audrey Berns Chris Moritz What’s your favorite part about working [at Sammy Soaps]? “My favorite part is that we get to meet all of the customers, and you get to come back here and see everything.” “Sam is Karen’s [the owner’s] son. [Sammy Soaps] is named after Sam, and we employ adults with disabilities. Sam helps here, and we all share the different work...

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