Several homes in North County have gone the extra mile with Christmas lights and decorations. These pictures were taken in the area.
By Carol Arnett
The Florissant City Council had a light agenda this week, the last meeting of the year. They heard from the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) regarding I-270, particularly the portion that goes through North County. MoDOT is beginning to study this section to determine if changes could improve traffic flow.
By Randy Gardner
In Missouri, we are known as the Show Me State, last weekend we were known as the please show me something state, in terms of football.
Let’s start off with the Missouri Tigers, it couldn’t have been any bigger of a let down against Auburn Tigers as Gary Pinkel’s version just didn’t show up , at least defensively, to play that night.
By Jim Wieners
Hazelwood East hopes to continue the North County dominance in the fourth annual Fort Zumwalt North Girls Basketball Invitational, in O‘Fallon, Mo.
Hazelwood East won the last two tournament titles in a row and is one of five from North County that will travel to Fort Zumwalt North for the fourth consecutive yeas. North Technical, who won the tournament in the tournament’s inaugural season and won the consolation title last season, Hazelwood West, who took second twice in three years and third in between, McCluer, who took third in the inaugural season, and Riverview Gardens are the five North County teams.
By Jim Wieners
Four North County high schools including three from the Florissant Valley area plus two from Alton, Ill., and two from St. Charles County will play in an eight-game Midwest Showdown Shootout, the seventh annual event organized by Terrell Ramey, that will be held this Saturday, Dec. 14 at McCluer North High School.
The City of Florissant and Old Town Partners had another successful Christmas in Old Town event and Tree Lighting ceremony this past Saturday to officially start the holiday season.
The activities began at 2 p.m. at City Hall, with Santa, hot chocolate, face painting, cookie decorating, story book reading, crafts by the St. Louis County Library and Mrs. Clause creating balloon art. The event was well attended despite the very cold weather.