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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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A documentary film by a young film maker who spent his early years growing up in Spanish Lake has take hold in the St. Louis area, the films first stop in a multi-city tour

Documentary on the changes in Spanish Lake

Making a good showing at the Tivoli Theater

A documentary film by a young film maker who spent his early years growing up in Spanish Lake has take hold in the St. Louis area, the films first stop in a multi-city tour. Originally scheduled for a one-week run, “Spanish Lake” has been extended first one more week and then for an additional two weeks, according to the producer, Matt Jordan.

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Black Jacks Wins The ‘Muni Award’

muni_mayor award pge 2The City of Black Jack was presented with a prestigious St. Louis County Municipal League “Muni Award” at the group’s annual award banquet and installation

The City received the award for “Citizen Engagement”, which focused on its efforts in keeping the community informed about local government through the city’s new interactive website and GTN TV, the city’s Multi National Award winning TV Station.

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Senator Walsh Urges Citizens to Attend May 4th Columbia Bottom 10th Anniversary Event

State Senator Gina Walsh, D-Bellefontaine Neighbors, encourages local citizens to take part in the Columbia Conservation Area’s upcoming 10th anniversary, which will include a number of free and educational programs  this Sunday, May 4.

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Mike Gantner to receive Old Jamestown Association 2014 Citizen of the Year Award

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Mike Gantner

Mike Gantner has been selected as the seventeenth annual Old Jamestown Association Outstanding Citizen.   The award is made each year to a citizen who has contributed to the quality of life in north St. Louis County.

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