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Jo Doll is running as a Democrat to succeed Gina Mitten as the next State Representative for District 83. Doll is running against Dem. Tyler Merkel and Libertarian Andrew Bolin in the primary election on Aug. 4. No Republican is running.
The Healthy Planet, “St. Louis’ Magazine of Green & Healthy Living,” has joined The Gateway Gardener on the free pick-up table just inside the door of Scheidt True Value Hardware. Gnomes on July edition’s cover hale from the editor’s garden.
The following article appeared in the St. Louis Star on July 17, 1911.
On July 4, MRH Middle School Principal Mike Dittrich was traveling north on I-55 in central Illinois and saw a car traveling south lose control and spin multiple times for about 50-75 yards taking out the cable barriers, he reported on Facebook.
Tyler Merkel is running for Missouri’s House District 83 seat, held by Gina Mitten, who has hit her term limit. He has shared this press release and photo:
The Saga continues.
My first six posts of the regrettable troubles that Cora Clamorgan and her family endured all occurred within one week, June the 9th through June the 16th of 1911. There were so many articles published on this story and they were of such length that I must act as an editor and try to present only the most interesting and important parts of these stories from hereon. So if I only post parts of an article and you are interested in obtaining the full article, just let me know and I’ll email it to you.
Just when you thought you had it all figured out.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports 18 Richmond Heights full-time city employees are being laid off because sales tax receipts are down 50%, according to City Manager Amy Hamilton. Here’s more in the news, most of it is COVID-19-related.
There is still a lot of nonsense going on in the world today. At least we can be grateful that we have transcended the sort of nonsense described in this article. What these folks had to go through is sad. There are still more Cora Clamorgan articles to come. If you have missed one or all of them, here is the link to Cora Clamorgan – Part Four. From there you can link to the first three. Stunning weather out there today. Things are starting to reopen. I truly believe we are not out of the woods yet. Please be careful and wear your mask when you go out in the world. There is new evidence that shows that wearing a mask is the most effective way to avoid being infected. Doug Houser June 15, 2020
The convent that had been on the property at Saint Mary Magdalen Church in Brentwood since 1937 was in total disrepair. The cost to repair it, including — asbestos removal, lead paint removal, complete sewer replacement, complete slate roof replacement, complete electrical replacement, brittle water lines, broken HVAC systems, and mold in the second floor of the convent ceiling — would have been enormous.
Area residents gathered Saturday at Sutton Loop Park in Maplewood to march in support of Black Lives Matter.