St. Louis Call Newspapers

December 31, 2008

Mehlville rolls to 64-41 win over Lindbergh

By STEPHEN GLOVER

December 31, 2008

Behind a 20-point outburst by Matt Browning, the Mehlville Senior High School boys' basketball team recently rolled to a 64-41 victory over Lindbergh in Suburban West Conference action.The win for Mehlville (3-3, 1-0 Suburban West) not only brought the Panthers back to the .500 mark, but it also mark...

Green Park aldermen unanimously approve final development plan for new QuikTrip

By BURKE WASSON

December 31, 2008

Green Park aldermen recently gave unanimous approval to the final development plan to construct a QuikTrip convenience store and gas station on a site owned by the Bommarito Automotive Group along South Lindbergh Boulevard.While QT is leasing the property from Bommarito, the automobile group also is c...

Will Crestwood citizens find mayor’s legacy entertaining?

Mike Anthony

By MIKE ANTHONY

December 31, 2008

Over the years, Crestwood mayors have used the city's newsletter, Crestwood Connections, to inform the citizenry through a Mayor's Message.Past mayors have discussed such issues as ballot measures facing voters, the state of the city's finances, new development and other issues of the day. Such mess...

MFPD board members name four captains

December 31, 2008

Four Mehlville Fire Protection District firefighters recently were promoted to the rank of captain by the Board of Directors.Board members voted during a Dec. 9 closed session to promote Jason Appel, Brian Hendricks, Tim White and Polk Williams to the rank of captain."The Board of Directors voted unanimousl...

Maximize your move to a smaller living space

December 31, 2008

From convenience and the environment to life changes and the economy, many reasons exist to leave a large house for an urban loft or cozy bungalow.Whatever the reason, the following steps for maximizing a move to smaller spaces can help you achieve a successful, stress-free move:• Assess your new space t...

National debt grows by $4 trillion during George W. Bush’s presidency

December 31, 2008

In reference to the letter from Mr. John Judd to the Call, the national debt has grown by more than $4 trillion during President George W. Bush's presidency.It's the biggest increase under any president in U.S. history. On the day President Bush took office, the national debt stood at $5.727 trillion....

Sign-up begins Jan. 5 for Mehlville swim classes

December 31, 2008

Registration will begin Monday, Jan. 5, for children's swim classes offered by the Mehlville Community Education Office at the Mehlville Senior High School swimming pool, 3120 Lemay Ferry Road.A 14-week Saturday session of a children's learn-to-swim class will begin Jan. 17. Cost per class is $65 fo...

Lindbergh girls overwhelm Hillsboro 62-21

By STEPHEN GLOVER

December 31, 2008

With an 18-point lead after one quarter Friday night, the Lindbergh High School girls' basketball team went on to score 35 points in the first half of a 62-21 pounding of Hillsboro."We had a pretty easy game and I kind of had expected it," Lindbergh head coach Bill Thoele said. "Hillsboro is really do...

Crestwood City Hall might be in another world, letter writer states

December 31, 2008

Call Executive Editor Mike Anthony wrote in an editorial last November that "Crestwood Mayor Roy Robinson must live in some sort of unique universe — one of his own making in which he decides what is real and what is not."I agree, but I would go a step further.Some of our board members and administrati...

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