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Lindbergh High students propose that school start later, get out later

Letters to the editor

December 28, 2018

Letter to the Editor To the editor: We are seniors in the Lindbergh High School Class of 2019 and have attended schools within the Lindbergh School District since we were in kindergarten. This year, we are taking human anatomy and physiology and have studied the effect of sleep on students, mostl...

Oakville reader thanks kind trail walker, officer for finding her license

Letters to the editor

December 27, 2018

Letter to the Editor  To the editor: The weather was nice, so my husband and I went for a walk on the Cliff Cave Trail on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving. When we got back to the car, I realized I lost my driver’s license while walking on the trail. It was dusk, but we retraced our steps on the trail and...

Pretto notes that Mehlville has many programs for non-college paths

Letters to the editor

December 26, 2018

Letter to the Editor  To the editor: In response to the letter from Jon Marx in the Nov. 22 edition of the Call, I am pleased to let you know that, although many opportunities exist within the Mehlville School District for our college-bound students, there is just as much opportunity for those who ...

Writer: Opposition to a city-county merger does not equate to racism

Letters to the editor

December 21, 2018

Letter to the Editor To the editor: Glenn Koenen wrote in an Oct. 25 letter that “city-county merger talk is just Republican code for keeping blacks out of the county.” Many people might simply be opposed to a city-county merger because they feel the city has not been fiscally responsible. Cou...

This 94th District resident doesn’t want Murphy to apologize for win

Letters to the editor

December 20, 2018

Letter to the Editor To the editor: We should not be shocked that Jean Pretto didn’t take her loss to Jim Murphy for the 94th House District with dignity. She was frustrated, disappointed, surprised and lamented over her loss. To lament over something is to grieve and mourn. You’ve got to be k...

Winning Holiday Recipe Contest is a sweet surprise for neighbors

Letters to the editor

December 20, 2018

Letter to the Editor To the editor: I wish to express my gratitude to the sponsors of the Call’s “Homes for the Holidays Holiday Recipe Contest.” This was my first time to enter, and the Nov. 15 paper brought me notification of being a winner. My neighbor friend encouraged me to go out in the blust...

Trump brings no dignity to office and doesn’t respect military heroes

Letters to the editor

December 19, 2018

Letter to the Editor To the editor: In response to Denny Eads’ Nov. 15 letter to the Call about comparing President Donald Trump to Hitler, let’s see if there is anything to compare. Which of the two does the following bring to mind: He bullied his way to leadership; he promised great things f...

Oakville writer: Eads letter on Trump exploring alternate dimensions

Letters to the editor

December 16, 2018

Letter to the Editor To the editor: The Call briefly entered the parallel universe of alternative facts by printing Denny Eads’ Nov. 15 letter, in which he said that President Trump has been able to “bring some dignity back to America.” Using “Trump” and “dignity” in the same sentence is an oxymoron r...

Reader objects to idea private schools are so children aren’t ‘mixing’

Letters to the editor

December 15, 2018

Letter to the Editor To the editor: This is in regard to Terry Bilheimer’s Oct 11 letter quoting, “Private schools exist so the wealthy and certain religious denominations don’t have to mix with the public and democratic ideas.” My wife and I sent our six children to private schools even ...

Crestwood reader: Citizens have right to debate city-county merger

Letters to the editor

December 15, 2018

Letter to the Editor To the editor: Glenn Koenen’s Oct. 25 letter to the editor about the city-county merger is a perfect example of why liberals continue to lose, and why, for that matter, they lost the 2016 election. Because there is always discussion of a merger, there are always arguments again...

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