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Contentious emergency meeting ends with Page as county executive

After the emergency County Council meeting to select County Executive Sam Page, then the council chair, 1st District Councilwoman Hazel Erby, D-University City, talked to reporters about problems she saw in the selection process. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

May 3, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Even as new St. Louis County Executive Sam Page pledged to unify county government after the swift downfall of former County Executive Steve Stenger this week, the contentious emergency meeting and process leading to Page’s succession mig...

County Council selects Sam Page as county executive after Stenger resigns

Former County Executive Steve Stenger, left, talks to then council Chairman Sam Page, D-Creve Coeur, at the Aug. 1 council meeting. Page became county executive April 19, after Stenger resigned from the position and pled guilty to federal corruption charges. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

April 29, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com In a whirlwind turn of events Monday in St. Louis County, County Council Chairman Sam Page, D-Creve Coeur, is the county's new leader after County Executive Steve Stenger resigned when a federal grand jury indicted him on charges of pay-...

Clancy announces second town hall on the fate of Tower Tee

Pictured above: It was standing room only at 5th District Councilwoman Lisa Clancy’s first in a series of town halls on the fate of the Tower Tee Golf Course. Nearly 100 people packed into a room at the Affton-White Rodgers Community Center on March 20 to voice their concerns and provide feedback on what should or shouldn’t become of the golf course. Audience members included Rep. Doug Beck and 6th District Councilman Ernie Trakas. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

April 9, 2019

Fifth District Councilwoman Lisa Clancy will hold her second town hall about the potential development of the former Tower Tee site at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, at the Affton Community Center, 9801 Mackenzie Road. Tower Tee was an Affton fixture for more than 50 years and had a driving range, ...

Packed house weighs in on Tower Tee’s future

Pictured above: It was standing room only at 5th District Councilwoman Lisa Clancy’s first in a series of town halls on the fate of the Tower Tee Golf Course. Nearly 100 people packed into a room at the Affton-White Rodgers Community Center on March 20 to voice their concerns and provide feedback on what should or shouldn’t become of the golf course. Audience members included Rep. Doug Beck and 6th District Councilman Ernie Trakas. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

March 28, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com It was a packed house last week at the Affton-White Rodgers Community Center as residents came out to the first of 5th District Councilwoman Lisa Clancy’s series of town halls on the fate of the Tower Tee Golf Course. Tower Tee ha...

Clancy to hold forums on Tower Tee in Affton, starting tonight

Alex Butler watches as his friend, Jordan Watt, puts the ball into the practice course. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

March 20, 2019

St. Louis County Councilwoman Lisa Clancy will hold a series of town-hall meetings about potential development of the former Tower Tee site, starting tonight — Wednesday, March 20. “My constituents have many questions and concerns about development at the former Tower Tee site,” Clancy, of...

Council creates new position of policy director, hires veteran journalist

New 5th District Councilwoman Lisa Clancy, center, listens to members of the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership board testify Jan. 15, 2019, along with 6th District Councilman Ernie Trakas, left, and 7th District Councilman Mark Harder. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

March 20, 2019

New 5th District Councilwoman Lisa Clancy, center, listens to members of the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership board testify Jan. 15, along with 6th District Councilman Ernie Trakas, left, and 7th District Councilman Mark Harder. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor gloria...

Council Democrats trying to oust Stenger for absenteeism

County Executive Steve Stenger, left, talks to council Chairman Sam Page, D-Creve Coeur, at the Aug. 1 council meeting. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

March 5, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  Web exclusive update: The County Council voted 4-2 for the resolution Tuesday night - after this article went to press for this week's print edition. Stay tuned to our website for an updated article. In a first for St. Louis County, the Democ...

Stenger balks at legal bills from County Council’s outside lawyer

County Executive Steve Stenger, left, talks to council Chairman Sam Page, D-Creve Coeur, at the Aug. 1 council meeting. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

February 20, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The outside attorney for the St. Louis County Council wants taxpayers to fund legal bills for its lawsuits, but County Executive Steve Stenger is refusing to pay. The council last month overrode Stenger’s veto of a bill mandating that taxpayers pa...

Stenger stops attending council meetings; says it’s become a ‘circus’

County Executive Steve Stenger at the Aug. 1 County Council meeting. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

February 6, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  Web Exclusive update: Stenger attended the County Council meeting Tuesday, Feb. 5, which happened after this article went to press.  The St. Louis County Council is asking “Where’s Steve?” after County Executive Steve Stenger stop...

Schools rule Call’s list of top 10 stories of the year

Schools rule Call’s list of top 10 stories of the year

January 10, 2019

News Analysis  By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com You know it was a huge year for news when Lindbergh got tuition-free full-day kindergarten, St. Anthony’s Medical Center changed its name, Affton got a new precinct while Tower Tee closed and Fitz’s and The Shack announ...

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