Bill Milligan

Oakville softball hammers in district win

Pictured above: Left, Oakville’s starting pitcher, senior Calynn Gicante, throws on her way to the Tigers’ 13-8 district win over Rockwood Summit Friday in Fenton. At right, Madison Rhyne steps up to bat during the victory. Photos by Bill Milligan. By Bill Milligan For the Call Oakville softball is in the habit of making the

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Missouri highway officials will inspect bridges after flood

Pictured above: The Telegraph Road bridge over the Meramec River may have been damaged by the flooding. Photo by Bill Milligan. By Bill Milligan Editor Originally published July 22, 1993 Highway officials said last week they will inspect five bridges along the Meramec River before reopening them to traffic after flooding recedes. Bridges at Telegraph,

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A look back at last version of a Board of Freeholders

My Call By Bill Milligan, General Manager All the talk about reviving the Board of Freeholders in the wake of the Better Together fiasco this year has me remembering 1991, when I served on the last edition of the Board of Freeholders as one of the county representatives. My biggest memory of the experience, other

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Endorsements for the April 1992 election

My Call By Bill Milligan Editor wmilligan@callnewspapers.com Originally published April 2, 1992 These endorsements are in the best interest of citizens in St. Louis County. Whether you agree or not isn’t as important as the exercise of your constitutional right to go to the polls and vote. Lantos, Fowler best candidates for Mehlville Incumbents Alex

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Selected as elector, how could I say no?

    My Call By Bill Milligan Originally published July 26, 1990 It was Groucho Marx who once said “I wouldn’t belong to any club that would have me as a member.” That quote was the first thing to pop in my mind last week when St. Louis County Executive H.C. Milford asked me to

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All Wet: Experts urge caution when flooding resides

By Bill Milligan Editor wmilligan@callnewspapers.com Originally published July 15, 1993 Experts are warning flood victims to use caution when returning to their homes after flood waters begin to recede. National Weather Service expects the Meramec, Missouri and Mississippi rivers to crest Saturday. As flood waters recede into the Mississippi and Meramec rivers, animals as well

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Board of Electors will review city-county ties

Originally published July 26, 1990 as a sidebar to an article on the Board of Freeholders/Board of Electors that was constituted in 1990. Aides to St. Louis County Executive H.C. Milford Saturday announced the names of the nine-member Board of Electors. The time and date of the first meeting will be announced Friday, said Dee Joyner,

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Board of Electors will pass on county reorganization

By Bill Milligan Editor wmilligan@callnewspapers.com Originally published July 26, 1990 (with a sidebar listing the Board of Freeholders appointees) County Executive H.C. Milford last week asked appointees to a new Board of Electors not to propose another reorganization of St. Louis County. Missouri Supreme Court officials last month ordered Milford to appoint electors to replace

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Oakville golf driving for a turnaround

Pictured above: Oakville High head coach Emily Baker says she’s looking for a pair of seniors to provide leadership for her young team, which will be battle-tested in matches. By BILL MILLIGAN For the Call Oakville High School girls golf coach Emily Baker hopes her young team can avoid a repeat of 2018 this season.

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