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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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A 2nd CVS Pharmacy Planned at Florissant Meadows Location, City Honors Families who Hosted Block Parties

By Jeremy Thomas

The Florissant city council discussed and passed several bills at its meeting Dec. 1 including one for another CVS Pharmacy on the site of the old Culpepper’s at Florissant Meadows.. The council also congratulated and acknowledged nine different individuals and families for the efforts for hosting block parties throughout the year.

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Ferguson-Florissant High School Students Hold Peaceful Protests

Students at each of the three high schools in the Ferguson-Florissant School District engaged in peaceful protests today in response to recent events in Ferguson.

Beginning shortly after 8 a.m., approximately 300 to 400 students at McCluer High School and 150 to 200 students at McCluer North High School participated in demonstrations.

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A Much Bigger Task? Recovery II Begins: Governor Gets New Funding For Guard Following Much Criticism

A City Walk lamppost decorated for the holidays (bottom photo) is just across the street from newly painted  “plywood” artwork on Sunday  at  Beauty World on S. Florissant Road.   Bob Lindsey photo

A City Walk lamppost decorated for the holidays (bottom photo) is just across the street from newly painted “plywood” artwork on Sunday at Beauty World on S. Florissant Road. Bob Lindsey photo

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