Mayor Archie Ledbetter sits at a cheap desk in the tiny office he shares with the building commissioner at Breckenridge Hills City Hall. Fake wood paneling lines the walls, and the smell of fresh cigarette smoke and stale ashtrays permeates the building, reinforcing the feeling that this blue-collar burg on St. Charles Rock Road is rooted firmly in 1957, the year Ledbetter was first elected... More >>>
By Jennifer Silverberg
Chances are slim to none that Mayor Archie Ledbetter
and his opponent, Anita Mason, will be exchanging
Christmas cards this year.