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A Christmas Light Cruise Through Florissant

A house on South Jefferson Street is lit up for the season.

A house on South Jefferson Street is lit up for the season.

By Nichole Fetters

As a child, every Christmastime my parents would drive our family around town after dark to ooh and aah over the neighborhood homes decorated for the holiday. We would pick out our favorites; which had the brightest lights and which had the best Santa’s sleigh perched atop the roof. As a child, I found this time of year absolutely amazing.

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Filing for April Election for Florissant Mayor, City Council Opens January 6

The official filing for the Florissant Mayor’s and City Council seats opens Jan 6, and one potential candidate for mayor that had been speculated has announced he’s not running.

State Rep. Keith English told the City Council at its Dec. 8th meeting that he would not be seeking the mayor’s job in the April municipal elections. Rumors about English running have been circulating for a while.

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Florissant Police Dept. Hosts Football U’s 2014 Junior National League Finalists

Sixth-12th graders in Football U’s Junior National League finalists were recently hosted by the Florissant Police Dept., part of a partnership formed between the city and the Football Organization,

Sixth-12th graders in Football U’s Junior National League finalists were recently hosted by the Florissant Police Dept., part of a partnership formed between the city and the Football Organization,

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Monument to James (Jay) Russell Dedicated near Tank He Moved to City

tank with monumentStory and Photo by Carol Arnett

Hundreds of children have climbed on it through the years, and thousands of people have driven by and seen it from Florissant Rd. Now the Sherman Tank at Bangert Part has a new monument identifying its origins and telling the story of how the tank came to be in Florissant fifty years ago.

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Ballparks of America Coming to Branson

replica ballparks pg 16?Branson, MO is getting another tourist destination. Construction is set to begin soon on Ballparks of America. The facility will feature two-thirds replicas of some of the most prominent Major League Baseball stadiums of past and present. 

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The Dining Divas Find a Gem in Onesto in South City Neighborhood

Lisa Kampeter

Lisa Kampeter

The Dining Divas

By Lisa Kampeter

It’s always fun when we stumble onto a great restaurant, tucked in a city neighborhood, and this month’s Dining Divas discovery was Onesto on Finkman Street in South City. This Italian restaurant supports local farmers and buys organic fruits and vegetables as well as prepares hormone –free meats. All this good, clean eating sure makes it easy to eat a lot more than you probably need, but it’s whole foods, so that makes it okay, right?

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