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‘Sunshine Law’ leaves new editor in the dark

'Sunshine Law' leaves new editor in the dark

October 8, 2019

Editor's note: As part of our "Blast from South County's Past" series, here's a look at how difficult getting basic public records was in St. Louis County in 1994. Sometimes it's just as difficult now. Some things never change.  Call the Tune By Mike Anthony Originally published Dec. 8, 1994  ...

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...

Ex-Point principal sues district, Knost

Jim Walters

By Gloria Lloyd, Staff Reporter

April 29, 2015

Former Point Elementary Principal Jim Walters is suing the Mehlville School District and former Superintendent Eric Knost for breach of contract for firing Walters nearly three years ago for what Walters alleges were "false and unsubstantiated allegations of misconduct." During spring break in March...

Former Point principal’s attorney pleased with judge’s ruling finding Walters innocent

By Kari Williams, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2012

The attorney for former Point Elementary School Principal Jim Walters is pleased with a judge's ruling finding Walters innocent of lewd and indecent conduct charges. Walters' attorney, Neil Bruntrager, told the Call he and Walters will have to "assess what (their) legal remedies are." In finding...

Call serves up the year’s Most Misguided Quotes

December 29, 2010

Originally Published on: 2010-12-29 "Call the Tune" by Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Former Call staffer Burke Wasson a few years back began selecting gems uttered by elected officials and others throughout the course of a year and called them the Most Misguided Quotes o...

Officials have no shortage of Misguided Quotes in 2009

Officials have no shortage of Misguided Quotes in 2009

January 5, 2010

Originally Published: 1/5/2010 By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com A few years back, former Call staffer Burke Wasson started a tradition in which he selected the Most Misguided Quotes of the Year. While Burke is now pursuing a career in education, we'd like to continue the...

Increases range from 2 percent to 8.5 percent for Mehlville administrators

June 3, 2009

Originally Published on: 2009-06-03 By MIKE ANTHONY Executive Editor Mehlville School District Central Office and high school administrators will receive salary increases ranging from 2 percent to nearly 8.5 percent for the coming school year. Mehlville Board of Education members voted in closed...

Mehlville board OKs cuts for 2006-2007, establishes fee for bus transportation

March 15, 2006

Originally Published on: 2006-03-15 By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Budget cuts for the 2006-2007 school year totaling nearly $2.5 million, including establishing a fee for bus transportation, were approved Friday night by the Mehlville Board of Education. The Board of Education...

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