Oakville Archives

‘Sunshine Law’ leaves new editor in the dark

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  I’m new at the Call.

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Missouri highway officials will inspect bridges after flood

Pictured above: The Telegraph Road bridge over the Meramec River may have been damaged by the flooding. Photo by Bill Milligan. By Bill Milligan Editor Originally published July 22, 1993 Highway officials said last week they will inspect five bridges along the Meramec River before reopening them to traffic after flooding recedes. Bridges at Telegraph,

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Incorporation, schools top 1991 news stories

By Susan Spanel For the Call Originally published January 2, 1992 Efforts to incorporate South County were the top news stories in 1991, followed by school news both good and bad. Mehlville’s continuing money woes and Lindbergh’s audit, student walkout and boundary changes were hot copy. And then there was Proposition B. The front page

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Selected as elector, how could I say no?

    My Call By Bill Milligan Originally published July 26, 1990 It was Groucho Marx who once said “I wouldn’t belong to any club that would have me as a member.” That quote was the first thing to pop in my mind last week when St. Louis County Executive H.C. Milford asked me to

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Board of Electors will review city-county ties

Originally published July 26, 1990 as a sidebar to an article on the Board of Freeholders/Board of Electors that was constituted in 1990. Aides to St. Louis County Executive H.C. Milford Saturday announced the names of the nine-member Board of Electors. The time and date of the first meeting will be announced Friday, said Dee Joyner,

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