Cloria Brown

Signs to be raised for Cloria Brown Highway

Pictured above: Gov. Mike Parson hosted the largest crowd in his office so far to see him sign a bill renaming Lindbergh for the late Rep. Cloria Brown. State Rep. Jim Murphy, R-Oakville, will hold an official dedication of the Cloria Brown Memorial Highway to honor the late state representative Thursday, Oct. 17 at St. Johns

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Cloria Brown fought hard for child care, among many achievements

To the editor: The late Rep. Cloria Brown is most certainly deserving of Lindbergh Boulevard recognition, despite a March 20 letter suggesting otherwise. The importance of accessible, quality and safe early-childhood education is front and center in recent news. Cloria Brown’s efforts in this cause ensure the most vulnerable children in the Lemay/Mehlville area, and

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Former Green Park Mayor Tony Konopka dies

Former Green Park Mayor Tony Konopka died at home in the city Jan. 28 after battling health issues. Konopka was first elected mayor in 2007, after serving four years as Ward 2 alderman. Konopka was re-elected for a second term as mayor in 2009 and a third term in 2011 before resigning in August 2012

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Murphy says 94th District win is from hard work, meeting voters

Pictured above: Jim Murphy, left, thanks Tesson Ferry Committeewoman Christine Hessel. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com One of the most hotly contested races statewide for the Missouri House ended with Oakville business owner Jim Murphy, a Republican, defeating Mehlville Board of Education member Jean Pretto, a Democrat, in the Nov. 6

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