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California Dreamin’ on an (early) Winter Day

Sunset on the Pacific Ocean near Cambria, CA.

Sunset on the Pacific Ocean near Cambria, CA.

Pacific sunsets are spectacular all along the California coast, such as this one in Cambria,CA near the Hearst Castle.

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Florissant Veteran Remembers W.W II as a Tail Gunner on B17

George Eckert with a memento of his time served. In the frame are his medals, a picture of him in uniform with his mother, a picture of him as a young tail gunner, and a picture of his flight crew. Eckert is in the middle of the back row

George Eckert with a memento of his time served. In the frame are his medals, a picture of him in uniform with his mother, a picture of him as a young tail gunner, and a picture of his flight crew. Eckert is in the middle of the back row

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Memorial Mass at the Shrine, Fitting for Rosemary Davison

A large crowd of family and friends turned out for the memorial mass for Rosemary Davison at St. Ferdinand Shrine on Saturday, Oct. 18 Msgr. Mark Ullrich, one of the four priests concelebrating the mass, said the location was a fitting one. Davison loved history, he said, and worked tirelessly to preserve historical structures like the shrine.

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Interview with Brian Fletcher

Former Ferguson Mayor Continues Crusade to Promote City’s Virtues

By Tom Anselm

If ever there was a guy who is bullish on the future of Ferguson, it would have to be Brian Fletcher. The Independent News recently talked with the former mayor of that city. He is currently spear-heading the extensive activities of the “I (Heart) Ferguson Committee”. This organization has risen in prominence as an enterprise that has reached 16 countries and 42 states with sales of its yard signs, coffee mugs, cozies, tee shirts and other items emblazoned with the committee’s signature logo. Sales may be the wrong word to use here, since all items are acquired through donation.

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Food Drive to add Ferguson Pantries continues

Citizens joining together to help those in our community who are in need!                                                              

Operation Food Search along with the I Love Ferguson groups joint efforts are continuing to collect sundry/ personal hygiene for distribution to local Ferguson food pantries to benefit residents in need.

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Rosemary Davison Celebrates 96th Birthday

Rosemary Davison celebrates her 96th biirthday with Rose Vierdag and  Mary Kay Gladbach. Mayor Tom Schneider, John Kohnen and  Rance Thomas were also present

Rosemary Davison celebrates her 96th biirthday with Rose Vierdag and Mary Kay Gladbach. Mayor Tom Schneider, John Kohnen and Rance Thomas were also present

Close friends and admirers were on hand to help celebrate Rosemary Straub Davison’s 96th birthday last week.

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