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City of Green Park takes one of its former mayors to court

February 7, 2023

Read more of this story in the Feb. 23 print edition of The Call.  The City of Green Park is taking one of its former mayors to court. According to documents filed on Casenet, Green Park is taking former...

Matt Farwig

Farwig moving out of Green Park, resigning as Ward 2 alderman

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor January 24, 2023

Green Park Ward 2 Alderman Matthew Farwig announced his resignation from the board Jan. 17, citing the fact he will no longer live in the city by April. Farwig’s resignation is effective following the...

Mehlville school voters will consider 31-cent operating levy increase

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor January 23, 2023

Editor's note: On Monday, the Mehlville Board of Education called a special meeting Jan. 24 to discuss changing the name of the proposition, after this article was written and published.  Voters in the...

An example of a Flock camera installation.

Green Park Board of Aldermen approves use of license plate readers

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor January 10, 2023

The Green Park Board of Aldermen unanimously approved a resolution Dec. 19 to install FLOCK license plate readers at three different locations in the city. For several months the board has been discussing...

Voters check in to cast their ballots at the Sunset Hills Community Center during the April 2019 election.

Competitive race set for Green Park mayor, Mehlville Fire

By Staff Report January 3, 2023

Editor's note: This article has been updated to reflect that Sunset Hills Ward 4 Alderman Fred Daus did file for reelection. A previous version of the article did not include Daues's name due to incomplete...

Winners of the 2022 Holiday Decorating Contest are South County’s most creative, most attractive displays

December 20, 2022

This year’s winners of the Coldwell Banker Real Estate, Handyman Hardware and Call Newspapers Annual Outdoor Holiday Decorating Contest are, above, seated, from left: Eric and Kelly Glosemeyer with...

A teacher from Mehlville High School works with students in person after the Jan. 19, 2020 return, high schoolers’ first time in school in person since November.

Community survey shows support for levy increase

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor December 20, 2022

A survey commissioned by the Mehlville School District shows that a majority of voters would support a possible tax-rate increase to increase teacher salaries. In a scientific mailed survey conducted...

Proposition S construction at Blades Elementary School in the Mehlville School District Aug. 15, 2022.

Board approves bid for HVAC work

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor November 22, 2022

The Mehlville Board of Education unanimously approved a bid at its meeting Nov. 17 to improve HVAC at four schools. The board approved a $2.693 million bid with Integrated Facility Services for HVAC work...

Mehlville Superintendent Chris Gaines talks to a teacher in a hallway while schools were all-virtual in fall 2020.

Levy increase needed by ‘24 to keep Mehlville ESSER positions

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor November 22, 2022

The Mehlville Board of Education again reviewed the possibility of placing a tax-rate increase on a future ballot at its meeting last week. For the past several months since June, the Board of Education...

Green Park hosting several holiday events, including decorating contest

Green Park hosting several holiday events, including decorating contest

November 22, 2022

Green Park is hosting several Christmas-themed events next month ahead of the holidays, including a holiday party, holiday cookie and sweets swap, and an outdoor holiday display decorating contest. On...

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