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Fenton Fire residents eye an 18-cent hike

Image courtesy of Fenton Fire Protection District.

November 2, 2018

Image courtesy of Fenton Fire Protection District Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  Residents in the Fenton Fire Protection District will vote Tuesday, Nov. 6 on whether to pass Proposition F, an 18-cent tax-increase that residents were able to ask questions and learn...

The Call makes endorsements on Missouri constitutional amendments, propositions

The Call makes endorsements on Missouri constitutional amendments, propositions

November 2, 2018

Editorial by the Call The Call makes the following endorsements of statewide constitutional amendments and propositions for the election Tuesday, Nov. 6. To see the Call's endorsements for state legislative races and Crestwood mayor, click here. Statewide amendments Amendment 1  — Clean Missouri We've seen arguments back and forth for months about...

Prop D gas tax supported by surprising bipartisan alliance

Gov. Mike Parson speaks with the Missouri Chamber of Commerce at the Renaissance St. Louis Airport Hotel to kick-off

November 2, 2018

Photo by Erin Achenbach.  By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com A gas tax on the ballot next week may be confusing at first glance, but a bipartisan coalition of lawmakers, including Gov. Mike Parson, are saying it’s the best chance to fix Missouri roads for decades to com...

St. Louis County absentee voting sites open in south and west county, new location in Clayton

St. Louis County absentee voting sites open in south and west county, new location in Clayton

November 2, 2018

The St. Louis County Board of Elections will have three satellite voting centers this election during the final week of absentee voting — one in south county, one in west county and a new one in Clayton. The south county location will be at the St. Louis County Government Center – South, 4544...

Beck, Heisse talk abortion and education at 92nd District Forum

Beck, Heisse talk abortion and education at 92nd District Forum

November 2, 2018

Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Incumbent Rep. Doug Beck, D-St. Louis, debated the issues last week with Republican rival Bill Heisse for the 92nd Missouri House seat in a forum hosted by the the Affton Community Improvement Association. Beck, a former member of the A...

Read all the Call’s candidate questionnaires for the Nov. 6 election

Read all the Call’s candidate questionnaires for the Nov. 6 election

November 1, 2018

The Call’s candidate questionnaires offer the most complete glimpse you’ll find of candidates’ views leading up to an election. View a complete collection of the Call Candidate Questionnaires for the Nov. 6 election here: Crestwood Mayor Neil Brown vs. Christopher Court vs. Grant Mabie St. Louis County Council, 3rd District Tim Fitch (R) vs. Paul Ward (D) County Executive Paul Berry III (R) vs...

McCaskill, Hawley contend for U.S. Senate seat along with three other candidates

McCaskill and Hawley

November 1, 2018

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Incumbent U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., faces four challengers for her seat in the U.S. Senate — Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley, Republican, along with Libertarian Japheth Campbell, Jo Crain of the Green Party and newc...

It’s Halloween time

It’s Halloween time

October 31, 2018

A misty rain didn’t deter anyone as Blades Elementary students brought the tricks and a lineup of cars brought the treats to the school’s annual Trunk or Treat last week. Students dressed up as ghouls, ghosts, witches, chimpanzees, firefighters and princesses, and parents decorated their cars a...

Fitch, Ward square off in County Council 3

Fitch, Ward square off in County Council 3

October 26, 2018

Staff Report  Former St. Louis County police Chief Tim Fitch, Republican, will square off against Democrat Paul Ward, a former Kirkwood city councilman, to represent the 3rd District on the St. Louis County Council. The seat is currently held by Councilwoman Colleen Wasinger, R-Huntleigh, who is ...

Bird is challenging Unsicker in the 91st District

Bird is challenging Unsicker in the 91st District

October 26, 2018

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  Gravois Township Committeewoman, Jennifer Bird, Republican, will take on incumbent Rep. Sarah Unsicker, D-Shrewsbury, for the 91st District House seat on Tuesday, Nov. 6. Bird, 50, 9244 Laurel Hill Drive, is the mother of a young family as well...

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