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Electoral College not found anywhere else for a reason, reader says

Letters to the editor

June 25, 2020

To the editor: I agree with most of Angie Dunlap’s Feb 20 letter, “National Popular Vote would allow more representation for residents.” Sometime I’d like to discuss with her and any other like-minded people ways that “We The People, in order to form a more perfect union...” could order ...

Gregory is ‘very active and concerned’ as state legislator, writer says

Letters to the editor

June 25, 2020

I read with great interest and front-page positioning about Erica Hoffman challenging Rep. David Gregory again in the Missouri House 96th District. Rep. Gregory has been a very active participant in Jefferson City, to the point his law practice has suffered. She makes several claims about public schools. Citize...

Reader believes families will switch their children to home schooling

Letters to the editor

June 24, 2020

To the editor: After I read the March 26 Call article “Students are now on their own for classes,” I wanted to add a slightly different take on what Mehlville School District Superintendent Chris Gaines said. I began home-schooling my children in 1987 and did so from kindergarten through high-sc...

School officials had foresight in keeping Mehlville in higher reserves

Letters to the editor

June 24, 2020

To the editor: During my seven years working in the Mehlville School District communications department, I’d often hear people complain about the amount of money put into the district’s reserve fund. Former board member Rich Franz led the attacks, pushing to only keep the state minimum in the acc...

Meramec Bottom driver thanks ‘unselfish’ people who clean up trash

Letters to the editor

June 24, 2020

To the editor: Here’s a shoutout to the individual(s) who picked up the trash and litter alongside Wells and Meramec Bottoms roads. Thank you very much for your gesture. As a person who has done this section of road in the past, I can appreciate the time and energy expended to accomplish this task....

Writer asks: Who’s looking out for residents in Sunset Hills?

Letters to the editor

May 27, 2020

To the editor: This administration ran on keeping Sunset Hills residential. What happened? The residents have had to ward off cluster homes, rugby fields, et cetera — everything against our interests. The limit of four stories was extended to five stories for Comfort Suites on June 18 — why? Now...

Sunset Hills aldermen support Fribis for ‘what she has done and continues to do’

Letters to the editor

May 27, 2020

To the editor and residents: Sunset Hills Alderman Dee Baebler keeps suggesting that Mayor Pat Fribis was the only one who knew about the Winter Brothers’ flood-plain project before the construction began. She also alleges the mayor “hid” the project from the aldermen. All of the aldermen, including Baebler...

Former alderman says ‘deception’ unwarranted in Winter Brothers allegations

Letters to the editor

May 27, 2020

To the editor: Alderman Dee Baebler keeps pretending that Mayor Pat Fribis was the only one that knew about the Winter Brothers’ flood plain project before the construction began, and she even alleges the mayor “hid” the project from the aldermen. However, as pointed out to her at the March 10 Board of Al...

Food pantries need help during this crisis; donations down, need is up

Letters to the editor

May 2, 2020

To the editor: Throughout the region food pantries such as Feed My People, Circle of Concern and the Arnold Food Pantry among others, are facing unprecedented challenges as they work to ensure their clients receive adequate food supplies. Chief among these challenges is limited income. The Arnold ...

COVID-19 response was delayed because of Trump’s reaction to it

Letters to the editor

May 2, 2020

Letter to the Editor To the editor: I write in response to an April 2 opinion offered by Larry Bierman of Mehlville. As I look at the facts surrounding our current medical situation regarding the outbreak of COVID-19, I find Mr. Bierman’s opinion to be one of Fox-induced delirium. Trump, and o...

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