Area needs to incorporate ASAP to fend off city-county merger plan

Letter to the Editor To the editor: In response to a city-county merger, consider Houston, Texas, the largest city in square miles in the U.S. Why? Because that city annexes unincorporated municipalities and subdivision communities, in Harris and surrounding counties. Planned communities, like Clear Lake City and Kingwood, developed for NASA and Exxon primarily, never

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Who will you honor on D-Day’s 75th anniversary?

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com As you can read in this issue of The Call, this week the Oakville High School Tiger Band will be one of the few bands from the United States granted the honor of performing in Normandy, France, for the 75th anniversary of D-Day. This is not just an honor

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It took 18 months, but you did indeed save Tower Tee

By Gloria Lloyd There were people who said Tower Tee could not be saved. They said it would never come back. But a group of highly organized, very determined South County residents still came to St. Louis County Council meetings every week, rain or shine, winter or summer, meeting after meeting for 18 months. And

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