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‘Sunshine Law’ leaves new editor in the dark

'Sunshine Law' leaves new editor in the dark

October 8, 2019

Editor's note: As part of our "Blast from South County's Past" series, here's a look at how difficult getting basic public records was in St. Louis County in 1994. Sometimes it's just as difficult now. Some things never change.  Call the Tune By Mike Anthony Originally published Dec. 8, 1994  ...

Incorporation, schools top 1991 news stories

Incorporation, schools top 1991 news stories

September 23, 2019

By Susan Spanel For the Call Originally published January 2, 1992 Efforts to incorporate South County were the top news stories in 1991, followed by school news both good and bad. Mehlville’s continuing money woes and Lindbergh’s audit, student walkout and boundary changes were hot copy. And then there ...

Selected as elector, how could I say no?

Selected as elector, how could I say no?

September 22, 2019

    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 aske...

Board of Electors will review city-county ties

Board of Electors will review city-county ties

September 19, 2019

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 w...

Another View: I was there when The Call started. Here’s to 30 years.

Another View: I was there when The Call started. Here’s to 30 years.

August 15, 2019

By Colin Milligan When my parents started Call Newspapers in August 1989, I was 5 years old. We lived near Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, I liked the Ghostbusters, and I spent much of my time at their office. So much time that I remember rolling out mats in the back to sleep on occasionally a...

Call Newspapers readers heard about Pat Maroon first

St. Louis Blues players including Oakville native Patrick Maroon, right, and Jordan Binnington visited children at Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital around Christmas 2018. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

May 29, 2019

Today Patrick Maroon is a hockey star with the St. Louis Blues, helping lead them to the Stanley Cup finals for the first time in 49 years. But Oakville High hockey fans also know he was a key member of the school’s state championship team and state runner-up team when he attended in the mid-2000s. ...

South County doubles 2017’s USO drive with most successful food drive ever

South County doubles 2017’s USO drive with most successful food drive ever

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter

December 6, 2018

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The sixth annual Operation October food drive, benefitting the USO of Missouri, brought in record levels of food for Thanksgiving dinners for military families in need, in part due to a record number of donations from south county. R...

Nearly 25 years into recipe contest, Call readers are still the best cooks

Rustic Thankgiving Dinner

November 29, 2018

Once again, readers of Call Newspapers have outdone themselves, proving they are some of the best cooks in the nation. The evidence is in the delicious submissions for the newspaper’s annual Home for the Holidays Recipe Contest. The Call received too many entries for the recipe contest to count,...

Call Newspapers kicks off celebration of 30th anniversary with new look, new editor

Call Newspapers kicks off celebration of 30th anniversary with new look, new editor

August 16, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Call Newspapers is starting its 30th anniversary year this week as it marks its 29th anniversary Aug. 17, kicking off a year of celebration with a fresh new look but the same in-depth government and school coverage that you’ve come to ex...

New look, new editor, but the Call is still the ‘cold hard facts’

New look, new editor, but the Call is still the ‘cold hard facts’

August 16, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Editorial: Our Call The Call has a new look this week to kick off a yearlong celebration of the newspaper’s 30th anniversary. But rest assured, this newspaper will continue to bring you the news and exclusive local community coverage t...

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