Grant Mabie

Most Misguided Quotes contenders kick off 2018

Editorial by the Call The Call’s Most Misguided Quotes, in which we chronicle the most misguided, misinformed and misleading statements of the year, are so popular that we continually have more and more elected officials vying for the honor. Here are our contenders from the first quarter. Just as in past years, 2018 is off

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City agrees to pay for stage to allow Whitecliff Playhouse to stay in park

Photo courtesy of the Playhouse Productions Facebook page. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The show will go on at Whitecliff Summer Playhouse for the foreseeable future. Playhouse Productions, the nonprofit professional theatre company dedicated to educational theatre and producing summer stock musicals, is nearing its third decade of productions in Whitecliff Park. Around 40

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Elected officials take office in south county

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com As of last week, all the new officials set to take office after the April 3 election have been sworn in. New on the job are Mehlville Board of Education members Tori Behlke and Lisa Messmer, along with new Sunset Hills Aldermen Casey Wong of Ward 2 and Ann

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Aldermen agree: Mall still Crestwood’s top concern

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The fate of the stalled Crestwood Plaza mall redevelopment is the top concern of not just residents, but incoming and departing aldermen. When new Ward 4 Alderman Ismaine Ayouaz and returning Ward 3 Alderman Grant Mabie went knocking on doors while campaigning, the top issue voters quizzed them on

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Mabie sees highest margin of victory since 1997

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor news3@callnewspapers.com Crestwood Ward 3 Alderman Grant Mabie was re-elected last week by one of the largest margins of victory for an alderman or mayor in the city in more than 20 years. The decisive win over former Ward 3 Alderman Bill Boston in the April 3 election, 76 percent to 24

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Mabie defeats Boston to win re-election in Crestwood

Grant Mabie vs. Bill Boston Current Ward 3 Alderman Grant Mabie handily won re-election over former Alderman Bill Boston with 77 percent of the vote, according to unofficial results. Mabie scored 297 votes to Boston’s 85 votes over three precincts, with four write-in votes. Boston, who defeated Mabie for the Ward 3 aldermanic seat in

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Rezoning approved for Pardee Lane lots in Crestwood

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The Crestwood Board of Aldermen voted last week to adopt ordinances rezoning two properties on Pardee Lane. The city initiated the requests to change the zoning to M-1 Light Industrial District from R-4 Single-Family Residential District at 8659 Pardee Lane and 8687 Pardee Lane. Both properties are near the

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Crestwood board continues hearing on MSD rezoning requests

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The Crestwood Board of Aldermen will continue a public hearing Tuesday, Feb. 27, on rezoning requests for two properties on Pardee Lane. Aldermen opened a public hearing on the rezoning requests at their Jan. 23 meeting, but voted unanimously to continue the hearing until later this month. The city’s

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