First responders go to our schools, places of worship and our businesses to instruct us on how to survive when we hear those bone-chilling words:  “active shooter.”

Heads up Missouri citizens — your elected Missouri legislators and government are lying to you. Our state has received money from the CARES Act, money for expanding Medicaid and The American Rescue Plan, giving us a $300 million surplus. Yet our state legislators want to cut the money they g…

The Kirkwood School District is not providing proper oversight or is encouraging Critical Race Theory indoctrination. The March 2021 Kirkwood Call, in an article titled, “White People, You’ve Had Your Rest,” claims that Michael Brown was murdered. Officer Darren Wilson was found not guilty o…

My name is Ruth Hellstern. I am 98 years old and now live in a retirement home in Overland Park, Kansas. I lived in Webster Groves on South Gore Avenue for many years. While living there, I took a painting that my husband Vernon did to a frame shop. The painting was a water color of the Phil…

I was personally disappointed that Webster voted down the Prop 1 “Use Tax.” I do think the proponents could have done a better job demonstrating the importance and explaining what the revenue would be used for. 

After several years of deterioration, it came time for our large oak in the front yard to be removed. Large branches had fallen in the recent past, blocking our street, and in another instance one rainy night, crushed and totaled our daughter’s car in the driveway.

The Prop R bond proposal is billed as a zero-tax rate change issue. While a “Yes” vote will not increase the tax people pay to the debt service fund, people  will not likely notice that on this year’s property tax. This is a reassessment year, so property tax will increase as property assess…