St. Louis Call Newspapers

FINAL RESULTS IN: Election results for south county candidates start pouring in

Newly elected Mehlville Board of Education members Lisa Messmer, left, and Tori Behlke after their victory Tuesday night.

April 3, 2018

Final results are in....  In today's election, voters in Crestwood and Sunset Hills chose aldermen and Mehlville and Lindbergh school district voters each chose from three Board of Education candidates for two open seats in today's election. Besides voting for elected officials, voters in sout...

Three candidates vying for two seats on Lindbergh school board: Updated

Three candidates vying for two seats on Lindbergh school board: Updated

March 29, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor news3@callnewspapers.com Three candidates are running for two seats on the Lindbergh Board of Education. Current board President Karen Schuster and board Secretary Mike Shamia are running for re-election, and they are being challenged by Eric Edward Thias, who has never held e...

Mehlville candidates debate governance, Gaines at forum

Mehlville candidates debate governance, Gaines at forum

March 29, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor news3@callnewspapers.com Governance, school security and Superintendent Chris Gaines were some of the topics debated in a forum last week by the three Mehlville Board of Education candidates running for two seats in the election Tuesday, April 3. With incumbents Lisa Dorsey and Jame...

Bayless voters weigh two ballot measures

Bayless voters weigh two ballot measures

March 29, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor news3@callnewspapers.com Voters in the Bayless School District will weigh two ballot measures next week that the district promises will modernize its aging facilities and improve the quality of its education. The Board of Education placed a 41-cent tax-rate increase for...

Affton man files suit against Affton fire district, seeks to not pay taxes

Affton man files suit against Affton fire district, seeks to not pay taxes

March 27, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor news3@callnewspapers.com An Affton resident is suing the Affton Fire Protection District, alleging that it is unconstitutional that he has to pay taxes to the fire district while residents of the area annexed into Crestwood do not. Heege Road resident David Schmoll is also a ...

McMunn, Stewart trying to replace Gau in Sunset Hills Ward 1: Updated

McMunn, Stewart trying to replace Gau in Sunset Hills Ward 1: Updated

March 27, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd Editor news3@callnewspapers.com With Sunset Hills Ward 1 Alderman Richard Gau departing the Board of Aldermen after six years, two candidates are vying to replace him on the board. Ann McMunn and Joseph “Joe” Stewart III are running in the April 3 election to succeed Gau. C...

Sunset Hills residents set to rally for Court Drive as city responds to suit

Sunset Hills residents set to rally for Court Drive as city responds to suit

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

March 26, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Sunset Hills residents do not want the rest of the city to forget about Court Drive while the battle between the city and the property owner over the tornado-ravaged area is fought in court. Opponents of the commercialization of Court Drive are holding...

New hotel could lead to higher height limit in Sunset Hills

New hotel could lead to higher height limit in Sunset Hills

March 22, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Sunset Hills is set to get its first new hotel in more than a decade after the Board of Aldermen passed a plan that has been in the works for years. Aldermen stood by their earlier advice to current Days Inn owner HR Sheevam and voted 7-1 to app...

Stenger fires shelter head after misconduct investigation

Stenger fires shelter head after misconduct investigation

March 21, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com County Executive Steve Stenger is firing new county animal shelter Director Beth Vesco-Mock after shelter volunteers accused her of racist comments and neglecting the needs of animals. Animal advocates have appeared at the County Council for month...

Longtime Rep. Cloria Brown dies after hard-fought battle with cancer

Cloria Brown

March 21, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Rep. Cloria Brown died Sunday night after a long battle with cancer. Brown, 75, is survived by her husband, Frank, her daughter Cathy and granddaughter Ally. Visitation will be held today — Thursday, March 22 — from 4 to 8 p.m. at Fey Fu...

South St. Louis County News
News