Better Together resubmits plan to state after withdrawing it last week; no major changes

Pictured above: St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson addresses the crowd at the Better Together rollout, as St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger looks on. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Better Together refiled its petition Monday with the Missouri Secretary of State’s office for a proposed Constitutional amendment that would merge

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Our Call: Sunshine Law should be enforced, not threatened

Editorial This newspaper will never compromise on the Sunshine Law. We don’t think our state legislators should either. It’s that simple. The Sunshine Law is basic — public records belong to the public, whether government officials like that or not. Yet last week saw a rollback in the Missouri House of the Sunshine Law so

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PHOTOS: Courtney Kramme and her service dog Xena visit Southminster

Courtney Kramme, a 19-year-old student at Lindenwood University, spoke at Southminister Presbyterian Church Tuesday about the benefits of service dogs for those suffering from physical or mental disabilities, as well as the differences between service animals and support animals. One of the special guests that night was Xena, Kramme’s almost 2-year-old Great Pyrenees guide dog

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Reader wonders about Musick construction delay, plus a new name

Letter to the Editor To the editor: Regarding the article about the Musick Road detour that was published in April 2018, the project was slated to be completed by December 2018, as seen at https://callnewspapers.com/gravois-musick-intersection-closed-six-months-upgrades/. Now we are hearing that it is not scheduled for completion until May 2019. That’s a five month extension. May

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South County Community Calendar: Feb. 15 through Feb. 21

Friday, Feb. 15 St. Matthias the Apostle Catholic Church will host a preview night of their book fair from 4 to 9 p.m. with $5 admission at the parish center, 800 Buckley Road, 63125. Call 314-560-2792 after 3 p.m. for more information. Join the Crestwood Police and Parks and Recreation departments for a Sweetheart Dance:

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Green Park board opposes a city-county merger

Mayors and aldermen across south county are voicing their opinions on Better Together’s plan for a city-county merger, including the Green Park Board of Aldermen, which discussed it Jan. 22. “I know 15 years ago when I was talking about this, people would look at me like I was crazy, but…this is for real,” said

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