Art McDonnell

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2010

    Despite Objections, Court Rules Kirkwood Can Proceed With Shooting Memorial

    Image sourceMichael Moore​Last week Daily RFT told the story of Michael Moore, a local political activist who took the city of Kirkwood to court to protest what he considered the "unconstitutional" use of public funds to build a memorial for the six victims of Charles "Cookie" Thornton's shoot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2010

    Kirkwood Man Files Lawsuit to Halt Funding of Shooting Memorial

    Image sourceMichael Moore​Before we get too far into this story, know that Michael Moore does not oppose the building of the Memorial Walkway in Kirkwood which commemorate the night in February 2008 when Charles Lee "Cookie" Thornton went ballistic and opened fire on a city council meeting, ki ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2010

    Family of Charles "Cookie" Thornton Evicted From Home in Meacham Park

    Thornton's mother was evicted today from the home she shared with her son in Meacham Park.‚ÄčUpdated 4:23 p.m. The home of Charles Lee Thornton, a.k.a. "Cookie" Thornton, was seized today by creditors.Thornton made national headlines two years ago this past February, when he went on a rampage, shoot ... More >>

  • News

    February 13, 2002

    A Mayor Runs Through It

    With the determination of a Missouri mule, Mayor Mike Swoboda drags a $40 million development into the heart of Kirkwood