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Winners of Florissant Fishing Derby Named

The annual Family Fishing   Tournament ,sponsored by the Florissant Parks & Recreation Department and Florissant Youth Advisory Commission was another success, the sponsors reported The annual event was held this past Saturday at the Lake at St. Ferdinand Park.

On a picture perfect day. Mayor Tom Schneider was on hand with the Florissant Cable TV crew to document this event. The mayor tried to obtain the key to Kaylynn Michael’s success at catching fish on camera but she politely smiled a confident smile and declined to reveal her angler secrets.

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Begin Again: Sweat, Tears, and Music

By Sandra Olmsted    

Begin Again is primarily a film about the blood, sweat, and tears that go into making a music video; however, it is also about the relationship between two damaged, hunting people who find a common purpose. There is also delicious sexual tension, but viewers will have to see the movie to find out if the claim made in When Harry Met Sally about a man and a woman not being friends without sex holds true in writer-director John Carney’s Begin Again. The story opens with a nonlinear section which tells the main characters’ version of events leading up to a chance meeting, but after this clearly delineated beginning, Carney switches to a traditional linear narrative.

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Florissant Asks Residents To Help Deter Mosquitoes

Florissant Director of Public Works Lou Jearls is asking residents to clean up their yards.

He notes that we have had a nice mix of sunshine and rain this past spring and now into the summer. However, along with this blessing we have grass to cut, weeds to pull, and with the warmer weather, we will have mosquitoes.

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Successful City Fishing Tournament

Winners Announced

The annual Family Fishing Tournament that is sponsored by the Florissant Parks & Recreation Department and Florissant Youth Advisory Commission was another success. The annual event was held this past Saturday at the Lake at St. Ferdinand Park. It was a picture perfect day and a great time was held by all. Mayor Schneider was on hand with the Florissant Cable TV crew to document this event and the Mayor tried to obtain the key to Kaylynn Michael’s success at catching fish on camera but she politely smiled a confident smile and declined to reveal her angler secrets.

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Solution Outlined For Sunset Park Trail; City Hears Culver’s Details

By Carol Arnett

The Florissant City Council heard about problems with the Sunset Park Trail at their last executive session. In addition to explaining the problem, City Engineer Tim Barrett outlined the solution.

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Pay Raise For City Employees, Dept. Heads Nearing Final Approval

By Carol Arnett

The Florissant City Council held a first reading on a bill that would raise salaries for city employees at their meeting last week. Although there was no discussion on the bill at the meeting, the council had discussed it at the previous meeting, when Police Chief Tim Lowery, a member of the committee formed to study city pay, reported on the committee’s findings.

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