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Incorporation of Green Park to be considered again by county

Incorporation of Green Park to be considered again by county

December 6, 2019

This is a “blast from South County’s past” from the past 30 years of The Call’s archives. Originally published on: Thursday, Jan. 12, 1995. Stay tuned throughout the year for more glimpses into the area’s history. By Andrea Leak News Editor Originally published on Jan. 12, 1995 The St. L...

‘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...

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...

All Wet: Experts urge caution when flooding resides

All Wet: Experts urge caution when flooding resides

September 19, 2019

By Bill Milligan Editor wmilligan@callnewspapers.com Originally published July 15, 1993 Experts are warning flood victims to use caution when returning to their homes after flood waters begin to recede. National Weather Service expects the Meramec, Missouri and Mississippi rivers to crest Satur...

Board of Electors will pass on county reorganization

Board of Electors will pass on county reorganization

September 18, 2019

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. ...

County changes language on failure-to-appear notices

September 30, 2009

By Evan Young Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com St. Louis County won't suspend its residents' driver's licenses if they fail to appear in municipal court for refusing to participate in the county's trash-collection program, the county counselor said last week. After receiving complaints a...

Question of who owns name JB Blast sparks short-lived legal controversy

July 1, 2009

By Evan Young Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Originally Published on: 2009-07-01 The question of who owns the name of an annual south county fireworks show was the subject of a short-lived legal spat last week involving St. Louis County, one of its former councilmen and the company previ...

Council increases stipend for ‘design-build’ proposals

June 10, 2009

Originally Published on: 2009-06-10 By Evan Young Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Contractors who submit proposals for an area road project likely will receive a higher-than-normal payment if their plans are rejected. The County Council gave final approval last week to a measure th...

Re-elect John Campisi to the County Council

By Mike Anthony, Executive Editor

October 27, 2004

Without hesitation, this newspaper enthusiastically endorses Republican incumbent John Campisi of South County for a second term on the County Council. Mr. Campisi has done an outstanding job of representing residents of the 6th County Council District during the nearly four years he has been in office....

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