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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.
– The Florissant Food Truck Knights, a caravan of food trucks that has been a big hit with Florissant residents, has rescheduled its October 10 event because of inclement weather. The food trucks will now return on Thursday, October 16 to 50 St. Francois Street at the intersection of St. Francois and St. Charles Street in Old Town Florissant for their final visit in 2014. The night of dining will take place from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.« Previous Entries