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Friday, Oct. 10

Chicken Fried Steak dinner at Florissant Valley VFW Post 4105, 410 St. Francois, from 5 – 8 p.m. All profits go to support Veterans. For more information, call 831-6121.

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Along rue St. Francois on Oct. 12

2nd Sunday in October Means

it’s Old Town Fall Festival Day

What has become one of the most popular events in the region, the 17th Annual Florissant Old Town Fall Festival will be held Sunday Oct. 12 along rue St. Francois in Old Town Florissant.

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Memorial Service For Rosemary Davison

Florissant Remembers the Life

of the‘First Lady’ of Florissant

                                   by Pat Lindsey

Friends of Rosemary Davison are sharing their fondest

memories of Florissant’s “First Lady” as plans are being made for her memorial service at Old St. Ferdinand Shrine on Saturday, Oct. 18, at 10 a.m. Mrs. Davison died on Sept. 23 in Prescott, AZ shortly after moving there to be with her brother, Richard Straub.

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Delmar Loop’s Fourth Annual Chalk Art Festival, Chalk The Loop, set Oct. 4

The Delmar Loop will host its fourth annual Chalk The Loop chalk festival on Saturday, Oct. 4, from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. (rain date: Oct. 5).  Registration / check-in will take place at the Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design west parking lot (6640 Delmar in The Loop) from 8:30 a.m. – noon.

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Hazelwood Cancels Halloween event

Hazelwood Budget Cuts

Effect Rec Centers Hours

        The City of Hazelwood put two tax referendums on the August 5th ballot to create a stream of revenue to help offset its $1.42 million dollar budget deficit. Proposition S passed with a favorable vote of 60 percent; however, Proposition U failed with a favorable vote of 44 percent. Hazelwood needed both of them to pass. Since only one was approved by local voters, the City Council has been forced to make more deep cuts in the budget.

A city spokesman said there is no way these depths of cuts can be made without damaging the quality of municipal services such as recreation, fire, police, street maintenance, code enforcement, leaf vaccuuming and snow removal. Attempts have been made to make these cuts as painless as possible.

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Ferguson Street Fest cancelled this weekend.

Ferguson’s Annual StreetFest scheduled for Sept. 26 & 27 at Victorian Plaza has been cancelled due to the unrest Tuesday night in which one business was vandalized  and three protesters were arrested. The Independent News went to press today before we got word  that StreetFest has been cancelled and thus a page promoted the event is in Thursday, Sept., 25th edition

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