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Citizens Pack Florissant Council on Tim Jones
Arrest ….Councilman Issues Apology
By Jeremy Thomas
The Florissant City Council had a packed house from citizens wanting to voice their opinion on the arrest and charges against Councilman Timothy Jones for soliciting prostitution in South St. Louis on Oct. 8. Local media, such as KTVI-Fox 2 and KMOV, were present during the meeting, and Timothy Jones was at his council seat.
By Sandra Olmsted
Producer Guillermo del Toro and director Jorge R. Gutierrez, who makes his feature directorial debut, use the Mexican holiday of Día de los Muertos or Day of the Dead as the basis for a romantic fairy tale with elements of universal myths.
A spectacular Veterans’ Parade followed by a presentation of the Veteran of the Year award will be held on Sunday, Nov. 9 beginning at 1 p.m.
This year’s Parade Marshall is David D. Miller, who was last year’s Veteran of the Year. The guest speaker this year will be the 2008 Veteran of the Year Carl Hargus, who served in the Army for 25 years, retiring as a Sergeant Major in 1980. He completed two short terms and two extended long terms in Vietnam with the Special Forces. He earned the Combat Infantryman’s Badge, Bronze Star Medal and Meritorious Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart Medal, and the Army Commendation Medal among other numerous service medals, citations and badges.
By Jeremy Thomas
The Florissant City Council received an award for the city from the Greater North County Chamber of Commerce at the council meeting Monday night. Chamber President Carolyn Marty and Chairman Jon Vogt spoke at the meeting. Vogt mentioned in his presentation that the chamber of commerce highlights one city within their eight-city coverage to recognize and promote in their monthly newsletter.« Previous Entries