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Residents of south county create USO of Missouri’s most successful food drive ever

The Call Newspapers team with the thousands of donations from south county for the USO for Thanksgiving 2017.

By Gloria Lloyd, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2017

The fifth annual Operation October food drive to benefit the USO of Missouri brought in record levels of food for Thanksgiving dinners for military families this year thanks to a new sponsorship by Call Newspapers. Residents of south county, Arnold and Columbia, Ill., came out in droves to local banks,...

Santa arrives in south county

Santa arrives in south county

November 29, 2017

The arrival of Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus by helicopter last Friday at the Concord Plaza Shopping Center delighted hundreds of youngsters and their parents. The unseasonably warm weather was an added bonus for the 30th annual event, as children lined up to have their photo taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus...

Linton, Revis vie for 97th District House seat in special Feb. 6 election

Linton, Revis vie for 97th District House seat in special Feb. 6 election

November 16, 2017

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Residents of south county and Jefferson County in the 97th Missouri House District who have gone unrepresented since September will elect a new state legislator in a special February election. Republican David Linton and Democrat Mike Revis,...

Mehlville firefighters’ union pledges to work with fire board

Mehlville Fire Protection District Capt. Ty Cardona, left, shop steward of Mehlville Local 2665 of the International Association of Fire Fighters, shakes hands with Board of Directors Chairman Aaron Hilmer, signaling a new era of cooperation between the union, the board and district administration.

November 10, 2017

Spirit of cooperation ushers in new era at fire district By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Above: Mehlville Fire Protection District Capt. Ty Cardona, left, shop steward of Mehlville Local 2665 of the International Association of Fire Fighters, shakes hands with Board of Di...

MFPD officials seek zoning change to build multipurpose training center

MFPD officials seek zoning change to build multipurpose training center

November 9, 2017

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The county Planning Commission will conduct a public hearing next week on a rezoning request by the Mehlville Fire Protection District to construct a multipurpose training center at 4471 Baumgartner Road. The hearing will take place at 7...

Series of hearings scheduled on county’s proposed budget

County Executive Steve Stenger announces higher police salaries June 22 along with St. Louis County Fraternal Order of Police President Joe Patterson, left, and police Chief Jon Belmar.

November 8, 2017

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com County Executive Steve Stenger delivered his $696 million recommended 2018 county budget to the County Council last week, the first budget that incorporates money from the Proposition P sales tax that dramatically increases spending for the...

County Council majority sues Stenger

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.

November 7, 2017

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Pictured: County Executive Steve Stenger, second from left, listens to Rep. Bob Burns, D-Affton, address the council Oct. 17, left to right: 5th District Councilman Pat Dolan, D-Richmond Heights, Chairman Sam Page, D-Creve Coeur, 1st District Cou...

Mehlville Garden Club maintains Old Ordnance Room garden

Mehlville Garden Club maintains Old Ordnance Room garden

November 7, 2017

Members of the Mehlville Garden Club are pictured at the Blue Star Memorial Garden in Jefferson Barracks Park. As an ongoing project, the club maintains the garden for visitors’ enjoyment, as well as the garden at Building 52 at the Veterans Affairs Hospital at Jefferson Barracks. The Mehlville Garden...

Lindbergh board seeks input on traits, skills of new leader

Lindbergh board seeks input on traits, skills of new leader

November 4, 2017

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The Lindbergh Board of Education is seeking public input about the characteristics and skills residents would like to see in the district’s new superintendent. Applications are due Nov. 10 for the superintendent’s position, which is being v...

Construction set at I-44/I-270 interchange

Construction set at I-44/I-270 interchange

By Gloria Lloyd, Staff Reporter

November 3, 2017

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Whether residents like it or not, Interstate 44 is going to be under major construction for four years at the Interstate 270 interchange, starting next year. The Missouri Department of Transportation, or MoDOT, held an open house on the pro...

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