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Majority of council members remain at odds with 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.

February 15, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com A majority of the County Council is accusing County Executive Steve Stenger of using intimidation and threats to get his way, but Stenger dismissed the claims as “election-year ankle-biting.” The allegations leveled by the council span...

Econo Lodge in Sunset Hills termed ‘unfit for human occupancy’

Econo Lodge in Sunset Hills termed ‘unfit for human occupancy’

February 14, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com After more than a year of wrangling with the city, the Sunset Hills Econo Lodge appeared to finally shut down last week when the county cited the hotel as “unfit for human occupancy.” An inspector from the county Problem Properties Unit found en...

Revis prevails over Linton in race for District 97 seat

Revis prevails over Linton in race for District 97 seat

February 13, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com A special election last week in a Jefferson County-based Missouri House district that includes some of south county made national news when Democrats flipped a seat held by Republicans for eight years. Democratic candidate Mike Revis, 27, defea...

No opposition a sign citizens pleased with city, Fribis says

Sunset Hills Police Department

February 9, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com No one filed to run against first-term Sunset Hills Mayor Pat Fribis in the April 3 election, which she takes as a sign that residents are happy with how smoothly the city is running. Running unopposed for mayor is a “very interesting...

Mehlville school board votes 6-0 to extend Gaines’ contract

Mehlville school board votes 6-0 to extend Gaines’ contract

February 8, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Superintendent Chris Gaines is signing on for another year at the helm of the Mehlville School District, and he hopes to remain even longer. After the Board of Education voted unanimously to approve a one-year extension to Gaines’ three-ye...

Cloria Brown won’t seek re-election in 94th; Murphy, Rammaha to seek GOP nod

Cloria Brown

February 7, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com After nearly a decade of on-and-off representation of south county in the Missouri Legislature, Rep. Cloria Brown will not seek election again due to health issues. With the Jefferson City veteran not running again, two businessmen are vying in th...

Revis apparent winner in race for 97th District House seat

Revis apparent winner in race for 97th District House seat

February 6, 2018

Democrat Mike Revis of Fenton is the apparent winner of today’s special election to fill the 97th Missouri House District seat, according to unofficial results. Revis received 1,787 votes — 51.558 percent — while Republican David Linton of Fenton garnered 1,679 votes — 48.442 percent. Revis...

County Council votes unanimously to change meeting time to 6:30 p.m.

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.

February 6, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com The County Council will start meeting at 6:30 p.m. next week instead of its traditional starting time of 6 p.m. in a bid to make meetings more accessible for far-flung residents who want to get to Clayton from south and north county. The fi...

Attorney general looks to increase Sunshine Law compliance

Attorney general looks to increase Sunshine Law compliance

February 2, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com In the wake of Attorney General Josh Hawley’s lawsuits against St. Louis County and Jefferson County for allegedly violating the state Sunshine Law by not fulfilling documents requested, Hawley and a local official are looking for ways to...

Election 2018: Linton, Revis square off for District 97 seat

Election 2018: Linton, Revis square off for District 97 seat

February 1, 2018

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 election next week. Republican David Linton and Democrat Mike Revis, both of Fenton, were selected by their parties to compete...

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