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Marquette Homecoming Court

   Marquette Catholic High School Homecoming Court: Marquette in Alton recently crowned the Homecoming King and Queen. The Homecoming Court is shown here. Front row: Chris Angleton, Nathan Siener, Riley Bamper, Matt Buchheit, Danny Holtz, King Alex Begnel, and Jacob Fischer Back row: Kate Holtz, Madi Murray, Queen Ellie Dixon, Rachel Pohlman, Emily Feuerstein, Peyton Orban, and Claire Snider.    Siener, Buchheit, Murray, Pohlman and Feuerstein are from Florissant.

Marquette Catholic High School Homecoming Court: Marquette in Alton recently crowned the Homecoming King and Queen. The Homecoming Court is shown here. Front row: Chris Angleton, Nathan Siener, Riley Bamper, Matt Buchheit, Danny Holtz, King Alex Begnel, and Jacob Fischer Back row: Kate Holtz, Madi Murray, Queen Ellie Dixon, Rachel Pohlman, Emily Feuerstein, Peyton Orban, and Claire Snider.
Siener, Buchheit, Murray, Pohlman and Feuerstein are from Florissant.

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Veterans’ Parade in Florissant Nov. 9

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.

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Drizzle, Cooler Weather Doesn’t Stop Old Town Fall Festival Spirit

   THE VALLEY OF FLOWERS QUEEN ALEX PHIFER and the 2014 Court were servers at the annual Chili Cookoff at held Click’s Heating & Cooling on rue St. Francois. Cook Off winners were Pam Lee, who took first place, and Laurie Lowery, who took second place.

THE VALLEY OF FLOWERS QUEEN ALEX PHIFER and the 2014 Court were servers at the annual Chili Cookoff at held Click’s Heating & Cooling on rue St. Francois. Cook Off winners were Pam Lee, who took first place, and Laurie Lowery, who took second place.

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GNC Chamber Honors Florissant at Meeting, Council OKs Police Overtime Pay

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.

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Food Truck Night cancelled tonight, rescheduled for Oct. 16

– 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.

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Along rue St. Francois on Oct. 12

2nd Sunday in October Means

it’s Old Town Fall Festival Day

What has become one of the most popular events in the region, the 17th Annual Florissant Old Town Fall Festival will be held Sunday Oct. 12 along rue St. Francois in Old Town Florissant.

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