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We currently have issues of Call Newspapers print publication archived since mid-March of 2003.

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Thursday, March 18
Friday, March 19
Saturday, March 20
Sunday, March 21
Monday, March 22
Tuesday, March 23
Wednesday, March 24
Whitetail Deer Walk to be offered this Saturday
Around the Kitchen
Mexican avocados transform salads from simple greens to festive dishes
Births
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Moheskys have girl
Bradshaw, Smith have girl
Wittes have girl
Potters have twins
Business
Oakville man will oversee heavy industrial projects
Local doctor named second VP of Logan Alumni Assn.
Crestwood area now home to new Foot Healers Clinic
Goldie Locks celebrates grand opening with friends
Kozeny named Associated General Contractors chair
Concord man named new energy trader for Ameren
Fenton woman joins local accountant, manages audits
Oakville area woman joins Coldwell Banker Realty
Entertainment
With his hit CD, Aiken brings more to the table than on ‘American Idol’
Home & Garden
How to ‘spring’ your patio into beauty
Prevent weeds from sneaking into your yard
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Three candidates seeking two seats on the Mehlville Board of Education in the April 6 election respond to questions during a forum sponsored by the school district's Citizens' Advisory Committee. The candidates, shown as they were seated at the forum, from left, are: Karl Frank Jr., incumbent Rita Diekemper and Tom Correnti. Bill Milligan photos

Mehlville candidates clash over Prop P, leadership of school district

Conflicting views of current Mehlville School District leadership arose last week during a candidate forum. Three Mehlville Board of Education candidates answered a range of questions during the March 9 forum that was sponsored by the district's Citizens' Advisory Committee and drew about 70 people....more >>

E-mail latest Mehlville attempt to stifle criticism, candidate says

An e-mail written by a Mehlville Board of Education member is the district's latest attempt to stifle public criticism or comment, according to a candidate seeking a seat on the school board....more >>

Holiday shopping season generates $670,000 for Crestwood

The holiday shopping season generated roughly $670,000 in sales-tax revenue for the city of Crestwood, according to City Administrator Don Greer. The amount of revenue was about $36,000 less than the $706,000 in sales-tax revenue city officials had projected the holiday shopping season would generate....more >>

District $1 million short of goal to cut $1.6 million from budget

The Mehlville School District is about $1 million short of its goal to cut fiscal 2004's expenditures. If Mehlville Board of Education members make no changes to the current year's operating budget, the district's end-of-the-year balances are predicted to drop to 3....more >>

Ethics complaints filed against county officials

Ethics complaints filed against two top St. Louis County officials and the county itself allege county resources were used to promote a sales-tax increase. Tom Sullivan, longtime activist and critic of St....more >>

Pump station for Lower Meramec Program OK'd by MSD trustees

The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District Board of Trustees has approved the construction of a pump station as part of the Lower Meramec Program. The station will pump sewage into the yet-to-be built regional Lower Meramec Wastewater Treatment Plant in Oakville that should be operational by the end of 2006....more >>

Panels to review playground equipment bids

The Lindbergh Board of Education is holding out on selecting a bidder to renovate its elementary school playgrounds so "playground planning committees'' can review the options. The renovation of the playgrounds at all five of the district's elementary schools is a part of the work associated with Proposition 4, a $14....more >>

Lindbergh Board of Education approves $50-per-month hike for all-day kindergarten

The Lindbergh Board of Education agreed last week to a $50-per-month increase for all-day kindergarten tuition. The increase will be effective for the 2004-2005 school year. The fee for all-day kindergarten for 2002-2003 was $200 per month....more >>

Sunset Hills board bans carrying of concealed weapons in city buildings

The Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen voted unanimously last Tuesday to ban the carrying of concealed firearms in city buildings. "We surely don't want people with firearms in city buildings," Sunset Hills Mayor Jim Hobbs said....more >>

Mail Call pays tribute to contributions made by local women

March is national Women in History Month and Call Newspapers annually pays tribute to the contributions local women have made to our quality of life. Women in History Month originated with the National Women in History Project in the 1970s, which asked a simple question of historians: Where are the women; what were they doing? That prompted us to ask the same question locally....more >>
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Notre Dame High School students, who come from the entire St. Louis region, work together on an art project under the guidance of Sister Phyllis Ann Price. Pictured, from left, are: Elizabeth Eveker, Chelsea Booker, Carolyn Flood, Theresa Dineen, Sandy Inman, Marisa Chirco and Heather Ebert. Char Mason photo

Education pioneer makes an impact still felt to this day

It is not unusual for women today to fly to Europe or some exotic place in the pursuit of career goals and advancement. Still, when a single woman tells her parents that she is prepared to do such a thing, fear strikes their hearts and, for good reason, they imagine all sorts of disasters befalling her....more >>
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Jean Zaleski

Local resident described as an 'extraordinary woman'

The person who nominated Jean Zaleski of south county for inclusion in this year's series of Women in History stories described her as an "extraordinary woman.'' She hasn't walked on the moon or been to Hollywood and back, but Jean Zaleski is an extraordinary woman because she has managed to live her life in an extraordinary way....more >>
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Under Pollie Richardson's guidance, almost 3,000 students have benefited from South County Opportunity for the Purpose of Education alternative education program. Char Mason photo

Richardson serves as the driving force behind south county alternative school

It was way past 5 p.m. when we finally got to sit down with Pollie Richardson, a woman who had been described to us as "the force and soul'' behind a south county alternative education program....more >>
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Cara Stuckel

Mehlville junior a bright star on the horizon

When one looks back and sees women who have made a difference in the lives of others, it is rewarding. And when one can look forward and see there is a local young woman who is going to make a big difference in people's lives, it truly is exciting....more >>

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Litty and Murphy announce their engagement, wedding
Tigers encounter one of toughest schedules in history of Oakville’s girls’ soccer program
Nuptials
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St. Lucas United Church site of Juergens, Davidson vows
Roth, Bailey will exchange wedding vows on March 20
Brown, Anders are married in ceremony at St. Matthias
Hrin and Becker announce their engagement, wedding
Violet and Fred Kettler mark 60th wedding anniversary
St. John’s Church to be site of Geitz, Baur wedding vows
April 24 wedding ceremony planned by Olliges, Meatte
E-mail your announcement
Opinions
Schornheuser’s conduct warrants his resignation
Column about Fred Weber lawsuit ‘right on’
Lemay favors Pinnacle proposal, reader says
Voters should carefully scrutinize candidates
Upset by Yeckel’s ‘no vote’ on marriage bill
Correction
Haven’t seen your letter yet?
Our Town
Avery arrives in Iraq with National Guard unit
South Tech SkillsUSA boasts district medals
Job’s Daughters donate to Backstoppers
Hayride tours planned next month at Jefferson Barracks
Safety Workshops to teach children useful methods for evading attackers
Yates won’t seek Republican nod for Congress
School News
Lindbergh to serve as convention host
Krah receives bachelor’s degree from Truman
Host families being sought for exchange students
Sports
St. Simon girls win City-County Championship
Tigers encounter one of toughest schedules in history of Oakville’s girls’ soccer program
New Mehlville girls’ soccer coach looks to end 13-game losing streak
‘Good nucleus’ of Lindbergh players return for girls’ soccer team season
If you’re traveling to Britain, you’ll find no shortage of world-class restaurants
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