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Raises for Justice Center guards and nurses on hold due to Prop P dispute

Raises for Justice Center guards and nurses on hold due to Prop P dispute
July 25, 2018

Councilwoman Hazel Erby listens during the public comments portion of the council meeting July 24. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Both the...

Council overrides three Stenger vetoes, can now fund its own outside attorneys

Sam Page is pictured above at a council meeting last summer before he became St. Louis County Executive.  Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.
July 24, 2018

County Council Chairman Sam Page looks off to check the clock before calling the July 24 council meeting to order. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The...

Port Authority comes under scrutiny from County Council for precinct’s purchase

County Executive Steve Stenger, second from left, listens to Rep. Bob Burns, D-Affton, address the council last year, left to right: 5th District Councilman Pat Dolan, D-Richmond Heights, Chairman Sam Page, D-Creve Coeur, 1st District Councilwoman Hazel Erby and 4th District Councilwoman Rochelle Walton Gray, D-Black Jack. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.
July 24, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The County Council has focused its attention on the Port Authority since police Chief Jon Belmar announced in May that the Port Authority was...

Democratic challenger Mantovani wants change in St. Louis County

Democratic challenger Mantovani wants change in St. Louis County
July 12, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Democratic candidate for county executive Mark Mantovani believes that if south county residents want to solve an array of problems they see...

Stenger makes the case to voters in his re-election bid

County Executive Steve Stenger speaks at the June 25 meeting of the Tesson Ferry Democrats. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.
July 11, 2018

Above: County Executive Steve Stenger talks to the Tesson Ferry Democrats June 25, with club member Laura Metz in the background. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com With...

Council, Stenger declare opioid epidemic an emergency

County Executive Steve Stenger announces he will sign an executive order declaring an emergency around the opioid epidemic June 28. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.
July 11, 2018

Above: County Executive Steve Stenger announces his declaration of a state of emergency around the opioid epidemic June 28, surrounded by health professionals including county Department of Public Health...

Lake assumes office as sixth-ever Lindbergh superintendent

Incoming Lindbergh Superintendent Tony Lake, center, visits Lindbergh High School last week with current Superintendent Jim Simpson, left, and LHS Principal Eric Cochran. Lake will succeed Simpson, who is retiring June 30 after serving as superintendent for the past 10 years.
July 5, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Lindbergh Schools gets its sixth superintendent in its history this week as Tony Lake takes over from longtime Superintendent Jim Simpson. Lake...

County Council intervenes in case on Aug. 7 vote for Charter changes

County Executive Steve Stenger, second from left, listens to Rep. Bob Burns, D-Affton, address the council last year, left to right: 5th District Councilman Pat Dolan, D-Richmond Heights, Chairman Sam Page, D-Creve Coeur, 1st District Councilwoman Hazel Erby and 4th District Councilwoman Rochelle Walton Gray, D-Black Jack. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.
July 4, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Six members of the County Council are intervening as private individuals in a lawsuit aimed at keeping three of their proposed county Charter...

Trakas could run for office again if judge finds he violated the Charter

Ernie Trakas talks at the Concord-Lemay/Gravois/Jefferson Republican Club meeting. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.
July 3, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com If a St. Charles judge removes 6th District Councilman Ernie Trakas from office, the local legislator could likely run again in a special election. St....

Retiring Simpson looks back on distinctive decade

Fiddle
June 27, 2018

Retiring Lindbergh superintendent Jim Simpson, who plays fiddle in a band on weekends, performs with the Lindbergh Strolling Strings at his retirement open house May 17, above. By Gloria Lloyd News...

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