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Newspaper wins top awards in state contest

Newspaper wins top awards in state contest

January 7, 2020

Call Newspapers won top awards at the Missouri Press Association Better Newspaper Contest in 2019, including the first-place award for Best Website or Online Newspaper and awards in the Best News Story and Best Breaking News Story categories. The Call’s website, www.callnewspapers.com, placed fir...

‘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...

Saying goodbye to our dear friend Mike Anthony

Saying goodbye to our dear friend Mike Anthony

March 22, 2018

"My Call" by Bill Milligan wmilligan@callnewspapers.com This newspaper and I lost an old and dear friend last week. We never had cross words or an argument, but somehow I think it’s my fault he’s gone. It makes me sad, as if someone in my family died. I think it must have been my fault because of the time ...

Three seek two seats on Mehlville school board

Three seek two seats on Mehlville school board

March 21, 2018

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Three candidates are seeking two seats on the Mehlville Board of Education in the April 3 election. Victoria “Tori” Behlke, former board member Ron Fedorchak and Lisa Messmer are vying for the two seats that carry three-year terms....

Updated: Ayouaz challenges Anderson in Crestwood

March 16, 2018

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Crestwood Ward 4 Alderman Timothy Anderson is being challenged in the April 3 election by resident Ismaine Ayouaz. Anderson was elected to the Board of Aldermen in 2015. Ayouaz, who was born in Paris, France and became a U.S. citizen in...

Commission votes against accepting Tapawingo subdivisions’ streets for maintenance

The city of Sunset Hills campus: Sunset Hills Police Department

By Mike Anthony, Executive Editor

March 13, 2018

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The Sunset Hills Planning and Zoning Commission voted last week against accepting streets in the city’s Tapawingo subdivisions for city maintenance. The panel voted 7-0 March 7 to recommend the Board of Aldermen deny a request that the streets...

Boston looking to unseat Mabie in Crestwood Ward 3 aldermanic election

Boston looking to unseat Mabie in Crestwood Ward 3 aldermanic election

March 10, 2018

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com A former Crestwood Ward 3 alderman is looking to unseat incumbent Alderman Grant Mabie in the April 3 election. Bill Boston, who defeated Mabie for the Ward 3 aldermanic seat in 2013, again is challenging Mabie, who was unopposed in hi...

Crestwood official laments lack of activity at mall site

Crestwood City Hall

March 9, 2018

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com A Crestwood alderman last week lamented the lack of progress on the redevelopment of the former Crestwood Plaza and wondered if mall owner UrbanStreet Group of Chicago is the right developer for the project. Ward 1 Alderman Darryl Wallach said ...

Rezoning approved for Pardee Lane lots in Crestwood

Rezoning approved for Pardee Lane lots in Crestwood

March 8, 2018

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The Crestwood Board of Aldermen voted last week to adopt ordinances rezoning two properties on Pardee Lane. The city initiated the requests to change the zoning to M-1 Light Industrial District from R-4 Single-Family Residential District...

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