Mike Shamia

Tower Tee is coming back: Affton native sets 2020 reopening

By Gloria Lloyd   News Editor  glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  Tower Tee is coming back. That was the news last week from developers McBride Homes and J.H. Berra Construction, who found a buyer for the former Affton golf course property in an Affton native who lives in Arizona, Steve Walkenbach, and his best friend and business partner, Lindbergh Board

[ Read More ]

Lindbergh board approves teacher raises of 6 percent

Pictured above: Superintendent Tony Lake, right, talks to Lindbergh teachers at Central Office just after taking his new job as Lindbergh superintendent last July. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Lindbergh Schools created a new teacher salary schedule this year that increases pay for teachers and won 97 percent approval

[ Read More ]

Elected officials take office in south county

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com As of last week, all the new officials set to take office after the April 3 election have been sworn in. New on the job are Mehlville Board of Education members Tori Behlke and Lisa Messmer, along with new Sunset Hills Aldermen Casey Wong of Ward 2 and Ann

[ Read More ]

Call continues tradition of our post-election awards

Editorial by the Call The Call started a new tradition last year of bestowing Post-Election Awards, but a tradition can’t really become a tradition unless it’s done more than once, can it? So this year the Call truly launches its tradition of Post-Election Awards. But while last year’s awards include such colorful titles as “The

[ Read More ]

Lindbergh incumbents re-elected to office

Lindbergh Board of Education incumbents Karen Schuster and Mike Shamia were re-elected to the board last week for three-year terms. Board President Schuster and board Secretary Shamia came in first and second in the contest, respectively, defeating newcomer Eric Edward Thias. Schuster earned 3,488 votes, or 46.85 percent, and Shamia came in second with 2,898

[ Read More ]

Call makes endorsements for next week’s elections

The Call makes endorsements for south county elections next Tuesday, April 3. First, we endorsed Grant Mabie over Bill Boston in Crestwood Ward 3, and now we reveal our other choices. Editorial by the Call South county voters next week will vote for aldermen in Crestwood and Sunset Hills and Lindbergh and Mehlville school board

[ Read More ]