St. Louis Call Newspapers

‘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  ...

City’s residents have right to know who initiated suit

July 6, 2017

"Call the Tune" by Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen recently voted in closed session to authorize City Attorney Robert E. Jones to file a lawsuit against the owners of a property on Rayburn Avenue “to obtain judgment for payment of the city’s...

City officials suffer from severe buyer’s remorse

May 31, 2017

"Call the Tune" by Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Crestwood officials must be suffering from a severe case of buyer’s remorse, given the lawsuit they filed last week challenging the constitutionality of two state laws requiring the city to make annual payments to th...

You certainly can’t believe everything on social media

May 16, 2017

"Call the Tune" by Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com You certainly can’t believe everything you read on social media. Never was that more evident than during the months leading up to the April 4 election, as we saw numerous people make many, many claims without a shre...

Call the Tune: Call starts new tradition of post-election awards

Mike Anthony

April 13, 2017

'Call the Tune' by Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Now that the April 4 election is over, the Call has decided to launch a new tradition and present some post-election awards. Jane Kolb fell short in her bid to unseat Aaron Hilmer in the election for the Mehlville Fire...

Dooley’s presence scarce at County Council meetings

Dooley’s presence scarce at County Council meetings

March 2, 2010

Originally Published: 3/2/2010 By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Where’s Charlie? Regular attendees of County Council meetings may be asking themselves that question as County Executive Charlie Dooley’s presence has been scarce the past year or so. In fact, county records indica...

Re-elect John Campisi to the County Council

By Mike Anthony, Executive Editor

October 27, 2004

Without hesitation, this newspaper enthusiastically endorses Republican incumbent John Campisi of South County for a second term on the County Council. Mr. Campisi has done an outstanding job of representing residents of the 6th County Council District during the nearly four years he has been in office....

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