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Three Boy Scouts are recognized by their principals for assisting with the rescue of a man stuck in the mud. From left (rear) are: Paul Alvord, principal, Russell Elementary; Dustin Owen, Florissant Police department; Katherine Chambers, principal, Northwest Middle. Second row (from left): Alexander Frank, Jake Wenzara, and Colt Daily.
Three Ferguson-Ferguson School District students will be among 150 youth from throughout the nation who will make the 54-mile historic trek from Selma to Montgomery, AL., March 20-25. The students – DeAnna Harper, a senior at McCluer North High School; Emani Irving, a junior at McCluer South–Berkeley High School; and Vaughn Ross, a senior at McCluer High School – will participate in the iconic walk as members of the “Walking Classroom” in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the voting rights march.
The familiar squeaking sounds of basketball shoes, the pounding of a basketball on the gym floor, and the yelling from players could be found at the Hazelwood East High School gymnasium recently. The basketball players on one team were from East High, but the opponents in the scrimmage weren’t from a local high school. They were members of the St. Louis County Police Department.
The 2015 Polar Bear Plunge at Creve Coeur Lake is set for Saturday, Feb. 28, starting at 1 p.m. All proceeds benefit Special Olympics Missouri’s year-round program of sports training and competitions for children and adults.
Efforts Continue to Grow to Get
Rotary’s License Fee Office Back
The list of local leaders continues to grow in the efforts to reverse a state decision to award the Florissant license office to a for-profit company in St. Charles County, taking it from the long-time license holder, the Florissant Rotary Club. The not-for-profit Rotary Club of Florissant has appealed the state license decision.
Rotary Club Of Florissant, Sen. Gina Walsh
Seeks Appeal to State on Loss of License Office
The Rotary Club of Florissant, a not-for-profit organization that has donated more than $4 million to charities since its founding in 1960 and state senator Gina Walsh (D) are appealing the Missouri Department of Revenue’s recent decision to award the contract for the state’s license office in Florissant to ACM, LLC, a for-profit business in St. Charles County.« Previous Entries Next Entries »