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How many people will die crossing Lemay Ferry for MoDOT to act?

Letters to the editor

December 31, 2019

Letters to the Editor Tragically, a man was struck and killed Nov. 29 on Lemay Ferry Road while trying to cross the street in his wheelchair just south of Victory Drive. A couple hundred yards of safe, accessible sidewalk would have prevented this senseless death. A televised report from 2015 quoted a...

Deacon’s letter is ‘another reason to be skeptical’ of Catholic church

Letters to the editor

December 30, 2019

Letters to the Editor To the editor: The Nov. 21 letter from Deacon Richard Schellhase of Queen of All Saints Catholic Church was written, I’m sure, in good faith. Yes, Deacon Schellhase, we pro-choice people get it. You and your Catholic brethren conform to the tenets of your chosen religion in...

Rugby field is only taking up about 15 acres of 122 acres of the park

Letters to the editor

December 26, 2019

Letters to the Editor To the editor: You may want to point out to Cliff Ringis and other Sunset Hills residents that the Bombers Rugby Club is only leasing approximately 20 acres of the 120-plus acres of Bander Park. The proposed rugby facility will be first-class and add to the versatility and developme...

Rugby lease should have gone on ballot, Sappington reader agrees

Letters to the editor

December 25, 2019

Letters to the Editor To the editor: What a superb letter by Cliff Ringis in the Nov. 14 edition of The Call. It concerned the 20-year lease given to a rugby team in Sunset Hills Bander Park. Unbelievably, voters had no say in giving out the lease. The U.S. is supposed to be the foremost democracy ...

Where is outrage over family separation at border? reader questions

Letters to the editor

December 24, 2019

Letters to the Editor To the editor: This is in response to the Oct. 10 letter written by Jan Tucker of Oakville stating that the nation is being punished with national disasters such as extreme weather and mass shootings because of abortion. If you are looking for the cause of these events being ...

Current treasurer is the state’s most-qualified resident to hold the job

Letters to the editor

December 24, 2019

Letters to the Editor To the editor: In a recent article you highlighted a local woman who is running for Missouri state treasurer, Vicki Englund. I’m writing to offer a window into our current state treasurer, Scott Fitzpatrick. With my 30-plus year career in banking, investments and public finance,...

‘Tis the season to thank ‘newspaper people’ who bring you the news

Letters to the editor

December 23, 2019

Letter to the Editor To the editor: ‘Tis the season to thank newspaper people. Whether you read your news in the morning, afternoon or evening; whether you read your newspapers in print or digital; whether you read national or local newspapers — take time to sprinkle a few words of kudos in an em...

Reader thanks newspaper, Trakas for preventing apartment building

Letters to the editor

December 19, 2019

Letters to the Editor Traffic on Highway 21 seems to be much worse this year for the morning commute, especially from Suson Hills to Interstate 270. I wanted to thank The Call for it not being even worse. The Call was instrumental in allowing our community to stop a major 232-unit apartment complex at Ba...

The impeachment process is ‘rigged,’ with Republicans kept out of it

Letters to the editor

December 18, 2019

Letters to the Editor To the editor: The impeachment process is rigged. When Bill Clinton was considered for impeachment, both the majority and minority party were granted full and equal power to call for witness testimony as well as subpoena authority to compel witnesses to testify. In contrast, w...

Sunlight has health benefits, but sunscreen is needed even in winter

Letters to the editor

December 18, 2019

Letters to the Editor To the editor: As someone who loves to be outdoors but has dealt with skin problems in my family, I have been researching sunlight and the effect it has on us for my anatomy school project. When I surveyed 95 students at my high school, only 13 people strongly agreed that su...

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