Fox was a longtime columnist for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and Suburban Journals.
Jim Fox, a newspaper reporter and columnist for over 70 years, died Sunday at his home in Affton. He was 91. Fox was a Washington University graduate and later taught journalism at Wash U and Webster University. According the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Fox joined the paper in 1951. He worked as a copy editor, reporter, telegraph editor, city editor and feature writer. His final Suburban Journal column is slated to run Wednesday, Jan. 16. Fox donated his body to the Washington University School of Medicine. A full obituary is available online.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports sports editor Dennis Barnidge passed away this weekend after a battle with cancer. His funeral is Tuesday morning.
According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Town and Country based Suburban Journals lost "long-time" Sports Editor Dennis Barnidge over the weekend. The article reports Barnidge, of Mehlville, passed away Saturday after a brief battle with cancer. Barnidge, 61, grew up in Crestwood, graduated from Vianney High and Mizzou, then covered sports mostly in the Jefferson County area, according to the post. The article also notes Barnidge won numerous awards over the years. Fenton-High Ridge Patch Editor Dan Barger worked with Barnidge at the Jefferson County Journal. "He must have been sports editor there for 30 years or so," Barger said. "He was a fabulous writer - the best writer ever." According to his obituary on stltoday.com, Barnidge was …