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Mystery Trippers Discover Surprising

Treasures in Old Town, Florissant

   Story and photos by Pat Lindsey

A year ago, I invited a group of friends to go on a monthly mystery trip with me. I explained that these would be local day trips to places that were entertaining, educational, and inexpensive, if possible, and an outstanding place for lunch would be essential to every trip. To my astonishment, I received 12 positive replies, so the mystery trip group was formed and a tentative calendar was sent to each member.

To date, we’ve had two Illinois trips, one day in St. Charles, one day in Hermann, MO, a trip to West County, and several trips to various parts of St. Louis City. As I ran my daily errands around Florissant, it seemed only natural that one of our day trips should be the beautiful Valley of Flowers.

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Hazelwood West, Trinity, LHSN, IWA District Girls Soccer Top Seeds

By Jim Wieners

Hazelwood West, Trinity Catholic, Lutheran North and Incarnate Word Academy are among the top seeds in Distict Girls Soccer, which begins Saturday, May 14, and ends June 1-4 with the State Championships at Swope Soccer Village, Kansas City.

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Hazelwood Central, West Top 2 Class 5, District 6 Baseball Seeds

By Jim Wieners

Hazelwood Central and Hazelwood West are the top two seeds in the Class Five, District Six Baseball Tournament which begins Saturday (May 14) at West but both the Hawks and Wildcats have a first-round bye and each will host semifinal games May 16.

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Mark Your Calendar

Thursday, May 12

   St. Mark’s Fashions for Food clothing sale, 315 Graham Road, 8:30-11 a.m. All proceeds go to local food pantries. Sale is held on the second Thursday of each month. (972-7838)

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Florissant City Council

Florissant Redistricting Report Shows

Only 1 Minority Ward in City Proposed

 

                       By Carol Arnett

The city council Monday night held four public hearings including one to review a city Redistricting Commission report.

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Florissant Honors winners

Queen Crowning is Always Highlight of Valley of Flowers  

         By Nichole Richardson

This year’s 54th annual Valley of Flowers queen coronation was once again held at the St. Rose Philippine Duchesne Knights of Columbus Pavilion on Sunday afternoon. The 2016 theme was “Valley of Flowers Celebrates…The World of Entertainment.”

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