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Black Jack Announces Dates For Tree Limb Pickup in City

This is the schedule and information concerning the annual Fall tree limb pick-up for the residents of the City of Black Jack.

WEEK 1: Only along both sides of Arterial Roads (Old Halls Ferry, Old Jamestown & Parker) starting Monday, Oct 27. WEEK 1 is the only week that Old Halls Ferry, Old Jamestown and Parker will be picked up

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Advanced Life Support Equipment Added to Pumpers

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ADVANCE LIFE SUPPORT equipment is being added to pumpers in the Black Jack Fire Protection District. The new life support system was dedicated Tuesday at a ribbon cutting at fire station #3 on N. Lindbergh announcing the new service. The equipment, which includes EKG monitoring, AED and necessary drugs to sustain life during emergencies, was displayed on the first truck to receive the equipment. Funding to purchase AFS equipment, eventually for the district fire trucks, came from a 40-cent tax levy for ambulance and medical defibrillators, approved by district voters in April. Left to right are Asst. Chief Ken Corbin, a state official, Battalion Chief Brian Hokamp, paramedic Roger Ellison and Black Jack Fire District Chief Mike Gantner.

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North County Incorporated along with the St. Louis Regional Business Council Announces Reinvest North County Fund

 

Immediate Investment for North County Business and Community Relief

 

 

 

   The North County Inc., regional development association along withthe St. Louis Regional Business Council (RBC) has organized an immediate business response to support small business owners and school children who were impacted by the tragic and continuing events in Ferguson and surrounding communities. Leadership with the RBC and NCI said in a statement that they are deeply concerned and stand with the people who live, work and go to school in these communities. The Greater North County Chamber has joined in supporting these efforts.

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‘WOUNDED: THE BATTLE BACK HOME’ RETURNS WITH Spanish Lake vet

 

 

New Episode Debuts Sunday, July 27 at noon (CDT) on MSNBC featurea Spanish Lake veteran

 

The monthly event and docu-series Wounded: The Battle Back, which profiles the harrowing stories of wounded veterans, returns July 27 with “Dennis.” Presented by Wounded Warrior Project®, the series highlights the 10th anniversary of the non-profit service organization and brings to life the experiences of wounded warriors suffering both visible and invisible wounds as they struggle to reclaim their post-war lives.

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Black Jack Was A Major Factor in Spanish Lake Film

By Bob Lindsey

Anxiously awaiting the chance to see the new documentary about Spanish Lake, I wasn’t disappointed in the film and writer/producer Phillip Morton’s take on the area and its history. Because he was a quite a bit younger than me, I didn’t know Morton when he lived on Maple Street, just a few blocks from our tiny house in Larimore Hills, my first home that was not in the City of St. Louis.

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Documentary on Spanish Lake Hits Home For Filmmaker & Participants

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A Boomer’s Journal

By Tom Anselm

About a year ago, we ran a story about a young film maker from Los Angeles who spent his early years in Spanish Lake and was planning on doing a documentary about how his old neighborhood had changed.

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