St. Louis Call Newspapers

Callans have girl

Abigail Callan

December 27, 2006

Chris and Nicole Callan of south county announce the birth of their third daughter, Abigail Nicole, 20 inches, 8 pounds. She was born Sept. 2 at St. John's Mercy Medical Center.Maternal grandparents are Stan and LaVonne Vaninger of south county.Paternal grandparents are John and Carol Callan of south ...

Governor, family wish state residents a very merry Christmas

Gov. Matt Blunt

By GOV. MATT BLUNT

December 27, 2006

Merry Christmas — what a joyous time of year when we gather with family, friends and loved ones to celebrate a wondrous holiday.Christmas holds a special meaning for Missouri Christians, when during this time of year we celebrate the birth of Christ and his message of peace, love and goodwill toward me...

Sweeneys have boy

Reid Sweeney

December 27, 2006

Dave and Kelly Sweeney of St. Louis announce the birth of their second child, Reid Alexander, 211⁄4 inches, 7 pounds, 9 ounces. He was born May 18 at Missouri Baptist Medical Center.Elder child is Quinn, 3.Maternal grandparents are Tom and Cathy Oster of Fenton.Paternal grandparents are Philip and Josephin...

Mehlville fire district receives award for financial reporting

December 27, 2006

A Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the Mehlville Fire Protection District for its comprehensive annual financial report, or CAFR, for the fiscal year ended Dec. 31, 2005.The award is presented by the Government Finance Officers Association of the Un...

Credibility does not hide behind cloak of anonymity

By MIKE ANTHONY

December 27, 2006

A few years back, we wrote that people who write anonymous letters are gutless cowards.We still believe that, but today's ever-changing world of technology now provides other, even more distasteful avenues for people to hide behind the cloak of anonymity.As we've said before, freedom of speech carrie...

Letter writer questions how assessed value of his pickup increased

December 27, 2006

To the editor:I own a 2002 Ford F-150 XL pickup with a standard-size cab.I received my 2006 personal-property bill with an assessment valuation of $3,650. But my 2005 valuation was $3,300.What I would like to know is how can my pickup be a year older and still be worth more money?Charles DemottOakville...

Kittingers have boy

Alexander Kittinger

December 27, 2006

Michael and Kelly Kittinger of south county announce the birth of their fourth child, Alexander Paul, 21 inches, 7 pounds, 15 ounces. He was born Sept. 10 at St. John's Mercy Medical Center.Elder children are Elizabeth, 4; Gabrielle, 2; and the late Sydney.Maternal grandparents are Jim and Robyn Hickey...

Quinns have girl

Kayla Quinn

December 27, 2006

Jeff and Pam Quinn of St. Peters announce the birth of their third child, Kayla Marie, 19 inches, 6 pounds, 10 ounces. She was born April 5 at St. Luke's Hospital.Elder children are Matthew, 5, and Alex, 3.Maternal grandparents are Randy and Sue Pallarito of St. Louis.Paternal grandparents are Pat an...

St. Francis of Assisi to be site of Nostrand, Giammanco vows

Laura Nostrand and Robert Giammanco

December 27, 2006

Laura Nichole Nostrand, daughter of Thomas and Taryn Bartz of Oakville, and Robert Michael Giammanco, son of Gerard and Maureen Giammanco of Hillsboro, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.Nostrand graduated from Southeast Missouri State University in 2003 with a bachelor's degree in market...

Myers, Bruder will exchange their wedding vows on May 19

Shane Bruder and Alicia Myers

December 27, 2006

Alicia Myers, daughter of David and Deborah Myers of Mehlville, and Shane Bruder, son of Ronald and Sandra Bruder of Ballwin, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.Myers of Mehlville is a graduate of Southeast Missouri State and currently is working on her master's degree in marketing at Webste...

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