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Call endorses county executive candidates in Aug. 4 primaries

Call endorses county executive candidates in Aug. 4 primaries

July 22, 2020

St. Louis County voters have six options for county executive in the Democratic and Republican primaries Aug. 4, with each bringing something unique to this election season. On the Republican side, returning candidate Paul Berry III will face Ed Golterman, who declined to return The Call’s question...

Call makes endorsements for County Council, Senate races in the Aug. 4 primaries

Call makes endorsements for County Council, Senate races in the Aug. 4 primaries

July 22, 2020

Missouri Senate, 1st District Rep. Doug Beck, D-Affton, is unopposed in the Democratic primary for the seat currently held by Sen. Scott Sifton, also a Democrat from Affton. In the Republican primary, police officer Mitchell Kohlberg of Affton is facing off against David Lenihan, an Oakville CEO...

Electoral College not found anywhere else for a reason, reader says

Letters to the editor

June 25, 2020

To the editor: I agree with most of Angie Dunlap’s Feb 20 letter, “National Popular Vote would allow more representation for residents.” Sometime I’d like to discuss with her and any other like-minded people ways that “We The People, in order to form a more perfect union...” could order ...

Gregory is ‘very active and concerned’ as state legislator, writer says

Letters to the editor

June 25, 2020

I read with great interest and front-page positioning about Erica Hoffman challenging Rep. David Gregory again in the Missouri House 96th District. Rep. Gregory has been a very active participant in Jefferson City, to the point his law practice has suffered. She makes several claims about public schools. Citize...

Reader believes families will switch their children to home schooling

Letters to the editor

June 24, 2020

To the editor: After I read the March 26 Call article “Students are now on their own for classes,” I wanted to add a slightly different take on what Mehlville School District Superintendent Chris Gaines said. I began home-schooling my children in 1987 and did so from kindergarten through high-sc...

School officials had foresight in keeping Mehlville in higher reserves

Letters to the editor

June 24, 2020

To the editor: During my seven years working in the Mehlville School District communications department, I’d often hear people complain about the amount of money put into the district’s reserve fund. Former board member Rich Franz led the attacks, pushing to only keep the state minimum in the acc...

Meramec Bottom driver thanks ‘unselfish’ people who clean up trash

Letters to the editor

June 24, 2020

To the editor: Here’s a shoutout to the individual(s) who picked up the trash and litter alongside Wells and Meramec Bottoms roads. Thank you very much for your gesture. As a person who has done this section of road in the past, I can appreciate the time and energy expended to accomplish this task....

A reader appreciates Sunset Hills’ transparency and communication

Letters to the editor

April 2, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: After reading a few articles and letters to the editor, I feel obligated to write. I don’t understand how anyone who does not participate in community activities, sit on a city committee or attend open-to-the-public aldermanic meetings and parks and recreation mee...

Thank you to Mehlville Fire paramedics who rescued a local woman

Letters to the editor

April 1, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: I want to publicly express my gratitude to the professional EMTs of the Mehlville Fire District who treated me in my time of respiratory distress from pneumonia and heart-related issues. I always felt that I would make it because of the way the EMTs treated me o...

Is virus a conspiracy? Virus exists, but reader says panic is overblown

Letters to the editor

April 1, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: Is the virus a conspiracy theory? Would you like to hear a conspiracy theory about the China virus? Just think. President Trump has a 40 percent base that loves him, he is an incumbent president with a great economy, and they usually get re-elected. The mainst...

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