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Newspaper’s ‘liberal critical pen’ is in the wrong for editorial on Trakas

Letters to the editor

January 15, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: The editorial in the Dec. 12 issue of Call Newspapers criticizing County Councilman Ernie Trakas for attempting to protect County Council members and staff from the recent threatening and intimidating tactics used by some speakers during the “open period for c...

Bell talks decriminalization, police shootings

County Prosecuting Attorney Wesley Bell discusses the charge of first-degree murder in the killing of police Officer Michael Langsdorf Monday, June 24. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

October 17, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor To see a related article about Bell's appearance at the town hall, click here. St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Wesley Bell’s new criminal justice reform tactics were received well in some respects by an Oakville audience at a legislat...

Gathering turns a little ‘hairy’ for 3 school board members

Gathering turns a little 'hairy' for 3 school board members

January 17, 2019

This is a "blast from South County's past" from the past 30 years of the Call's archives. Originally published on: Thursday, March 7, 1996. Stay tuned throughout the year for more glimpses into the area's history. By Mike Anthony Executive Editor  Blondes have more fun, the saying goes, but thre...

Witzels endorse Michael O’Donnell to succeed Haefner

Letters to the editor

August 1, 2018

To the editor: As the elected Republican Party officeholders in the Oakville Township, which includes the 95th Missouri House District, we are proud to endorse the candidacy of Michael O’Donnell as state representative to succeed Rep. Marsha Haefner, who is term-limited. Michael O’Donnell is a proud...

Mehlville superintendent proposes plan to raze Witzel Learning Center, Central Office

The Witzel Learning Center, pictured the night the Mehlville Facilities Committee agreed by consensus to tear the 80-year-old building down. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

September 15, 2017

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter The original Mehlville High School building most recently known as the Witzel Learning Center has stood along Lemay Ferry Road for nearly 80 years, but it may not make it to 90. Superintendent Chris Gaines hopes to move forward with a plan...

Republicans split on candidate for election to fill Stenger’s seat

Lemay Chamber Awards - In this Call file photo from 2012, representatives of the Lemay Chamber of Commerce, including, from left, then-St. Louis County Children's Service Fund Director Julie Leicht, Tesson Ferry Committeman John Judd, then-6th District Councilman and current County Executive Steve Stenger, and Rep. Cloria Brown, R-Lemay, present an award to Lemay resident Tom Dittrich Jr.

January 20, 2015

Originally Published: 1/20/2015 By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter Web-exclusive update: Republicans tap Pousosa for election to fill Stenger's seat It took two tries, but South County Republican officials tapped Green Park Ward 1 Alderman Tony Pousosa Wednesday night, Jan. 21, to ru...

Mehlville board opts not to fill seat formerly held by Karl Frank Jr.

November 24, 2010

Originally Published on: 2010-11-24 By Evan Young Staff Reporter The Mehlville Board of Education will not appoint anyone to serve out the unexpired term of former board member Karl Frank Jr., whose resignation was approved last week. The board, including Frank, v...

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