St. Louis Call Newspapers

‘Meaningful discourse and common goals cast aside’ under Trump

Letters to the editor

February 26, 2019

Letter to the Editor  To the editor: Letters in the Feb. 7 issue of the Call and the U.S. House Judiciary Committee hearing on Feb. 8 are poignant reminders of the political divide plaguing Donald Trump’s America. Meaningful discourse and common goals have been cast aside, replaced by political parti...

Mehlville on the upswing, board member says; ACT scores improve

Letters to the editor

February 21, 2019

Letter to the Editor To the editor: A Jan. 17 letter stated, “Since 2015 there has been a significant decline in the composite ACT score from Mehlville School District.” While technically true, this same sentence could have substituted 90 percent of 438 Missouri public school districts and included th...

Judd disputes Hoffman’s statements about Gregory’s 2018 funding

Letters to the editor

February 20, 2019

Editorial To the editor: I would like to point inaccuracies in the Call article published Jan. 11, wherein former candidate Erica Hoffman cites reasons for her loss in the recent election for 96th District state representative. Ms. Hoffman’s claim that the David Gregory campaign spent $300,000 in t...

Former rep: County is ‘better apart’ from city instead of a megacity

Letters to the editor

February 20, 2019

Letter to the Editor  To the editor: The recently formed Better Together nonprofit group is releasing their misguided proposal and ready to spend millions of dollars to convince Missourians to vote on St. Louis County and city to merge into one “MegaCity.” Furthermore, the just re-elected County Executive Steve...

Reader wonders about Musick construction delay, plus a new name

Letters to the editor

February 14, 2019

Letter to the Editor To the editor: Regarding the article about the Musick Road detour that was published in April 2018, the project was slated to be completed by December 2018, as seen at https://callnewspapers.com/gravois-musick-intersection-closed-six-months-upgrades/. Now we are hearing that it is not scheduled for completion until May 2019. That...

Sidewalks are for walking, not storing snow, Crestwood man writes

Letters to the editor

February 14, 2019

Letter to the Editor To the editor: I accept that there are different opinions on removing snow from public sidewalks. However, along bus routes, I fail to see the logic of making using the public sidewalks worse by piling up walls of snow scraped off of the adjacent parking lots. Sidewalks are ...

Reader objects to service, speed of Mercy South’s emergency room

Letters to the editor

February 14, 2019

Letter to the Editor  To the editor: I wanted to bring to everyone’s attention to the lack of empathy and integrity that Mercy South Hospital has for their patients. On Dec. 31, my 85-year-old father was sent to the emergency room by his doctor as a direct admit. When his doctor called the ER, t...

Thanks to St. Louis County police, Mehlville Fire for their kindness

Letters to the editor

February 14, 2019

Letter to the Editor To the editor: I don’t know their names, but I wish to thank the two police officers and the South County Fire Department (Mehlville Fire Protection District) paramedics that came to our home on three different occasions to help my husband when he fell. They all were very kin...

Letter claiming that Trump is mentally ill was case of ‘psychobabble’

Letters to the editor

February 9, 2019

Letter to the Editor To the editor: This is in reply to a letter published in the Jan. 3 edition of the Call from a supposed mental-health professional questioning the president’s ability to serve and calling for his removal from office under an article of the U.S. Constitution. This psychobabb...

Armchair diagnosis of Trump is unethical, Oakville reader maintains

Letters to the editor

February 9, 2019

Letter to the Editor To the editor: In response to Ms. Susan Mroz’s Jan. 3 letter stating that mental-health professionals question the president’s ability to serve, I would suggest that for transparency purposes, she relate that she is a registered Democrat and active in local Democratic politi...

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