South County History

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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Board of Electors will pass on county reorganization

By Bill Milligan Editor wmilligan@callnewspapers.com Originally published July 26, 1990 (with a sidebar listing the Board of Freeholders appointees) County Executive H.C. Milford last week asked appointees to a new Board of Electors not to propose another reorganization of St. Louis County. Missouri Supreme Court officials last month ordered Milford to appoint electors to replace

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Green Park gets a new alderman, as Pousosa resigns

Then-Concord Republican Committeeman Tony Pousosa presides over a meeting of the Concord-Lemay Republican Club in July 2018. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Green Park will get a new alderman this week after one of the city’s most recognizable aldermen resigned his two political positions and moved out of the

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Gathering turns a little ‘hairy’ for 3 school board members

This is a “blast from South County’s past” from the past 30 years of the Call’s archives. Originally published on: Thursday, March 7, 1996. Stay tuned throughout the year for more glimpses into the area’s history. By Mike Anthony Executive Editor  Blondes have more fun, the saying goes, but three Mehlville Board of Education members

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Crestwood honors its role in rock and roll

Crestwood is honoring its rock and roll past with a special proclamation declaring November “Classic Rock Month” in the city. A couple weeks ago, acting Mayor Tony Kennedy attended the St. Louis Rock Preservation Society’s Trivia Night, which is currently being held in Kirkwood. In 2019, the society plans to move its trivia night event

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ModernSTL offers weekend tour of modern architecture in Crestwood

Enthusiasts of mid-centery modern architecture can join ModernSTL for a home tour through the historic Ridgewood neighborhood in Crestwood on Saturday, Oct. 13. ModernSTL is a modern-architecture preservation group in St. Louis. The Ridgewood neighborhood has 258 homes that were designed by local modern architect Ralph Fournier and built by Burton Duenke in 1951 to

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