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National Harvest & Cowboy Festival

Stagecoach returns to Silver Dollar CityArkansas Bev Hambry (left) and her husband

donated this 1880s stagecoach to Silver Dollar City


‘Journey’ Stagecoach Finds Its Way

Back Home to Silver Dollar City

         Text and photo by Pat Lindsey

Back in the early days of Branson’s Silver Dollar City, the Herschend family purchased an authentic 1880 stagecoach for their Butterfield Stage Line in their theme park. Throughout the 1960s and 70s, children enjoyed taking stagecoach rides through Silver Dollar City, but the coach was eventually retired and presumed lost.

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Defining Day Care and Child Centers

Florissant to Clarify Education

Centers Zoning Code Changes       

               By Carol Arnett

The Florissant City Council’s first September meeting included several items requiring council action and one public hearing about a request to amend the zoning code for clarification of a special use for educational development centers.

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Residents urged to use the facility before Sept. 30

Rotary Club Loses Bid to Manage

The Florissant License Office

The Rotary Club of Florissant has recently lost the bid to manage the driver’s license and vehicle registration office located in Florissant. Rotary Club has managed the license office since 1994.

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Sept. 11 Celebration at VFW 4105

VFW Post 4105 Will Host Sept. 11

Service Honoring Fallen Comrades


The VFW Post 4105 will host a ceremony at 7:15 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 11, on the parking lot at 410 Rue St. Francois to reflect on the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon by terrorist. Members from the American Legion Post 444 will be posting and retiring the colors for the ceremony.

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Oct. 9 Fall Festival Booths Available

Old Town Fall Festival Booth Rentals Offered

Old Town Partners are still accepting booth rentals for the 19th annual Florissant Old Town Fall Festival on Sunday, Oct. 9. Previous years’ attendance has been estimated at 35,000 people. The festival runs from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. on rue St. Francois in Old Town Florissant.

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Flo. National Night Out Oct. 4

Florissant Police to Participate in 2016 National Night Out Oct. 4

The Florissant Police Dept. will participate in the 32nd Annual “National Night Out” (NNO) campaign which has been scheduled for Tuesday, Oct, 4.

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