St. Louis Call Newspapers

‘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  ...

Missouri highway officials will inspect bridges after flood

Missouri highway officials will inspect bridges after flood

October 1, 2019

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, Lemay Ferry, Tesson Ferry and Old Gravois roads are of primary int...

Incorporation, schools top 1991 news stories

Incorporation, schools top 1991 news stories

September 23, 2019

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 ...

Selected as elector, how could I say no?

Selected as elector, how could I say no?

September 22, 2019

    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 aske...

Board of Electors will review city-county ties

Board of Electors will review city-county ties

September 19, 2019

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 w...

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...

‘St. Louis city will not control Proposition A tax funds.’ – Milford

'St. Louis city will not control Proposition A tax funds.' - Milford

March 22, 1990

This is a “blast from South County’s past” from the past 30 years of the Call’s archives. It was originally published in the March 22, 1990 edition of The Call ahead of the April 3 vote on Proposition A in St. Louis County, which created a hotel-motel tax to fund bonds to pay for a new football sta...

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