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Cannon Convicted in Vernon Shooting

Sentencing is April 11

Brian Lamont Cannon, Jr., of St. Louis, was convicted March 6 of shooting Florissant Police Officer Mike Vernon in May of 2012.

Vernon was looking for the suspect in a burglary when he encountered Cannon behind a bank building on Lindbergh, near New Halls Ferry Rd.  Cannon, who had been hiding in a dumpster, raised the lid and fired five shots at Vernon.

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Florissant Transfers SSD Land To the City; Considers Plans For Auto Repair Site, Gas Station

By Carol Arnett

There were several bills dealing with auto businesses and gas stations at the last Florissant City Council meeting. The council also passed a bill dealing with a boundary adjustment and passed a resolution honoring Gary Behlmann.

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St. Ferdinand Gets STL250 Birthday Cake

Don Zykan stands in front of the cake celebrating St. Louis’ 250 birthday. The cake is one of 250 that will be placed in locations important in the city’s history as part of “Cakeway to the West.” Each cake is decorated by a different artist.     Cakes are already in place at over 130 sites. There will be an app released soon that will allow people to find each cake and learn something about the site where it is located. There will be drawings for prizes in June and December. A list of installed cakes can be found at www.stl250.org

Don Zykan stands in front of the cake celebrating St. Louis’ 250 birthday. The cake is one of 250 that will be placed in locations important in the city’s history as part of “Cakeway to the West.” Each cake is decorated by a different artist.
Cakes are already in place at over 130 sites. There will be an app released soon that will allow people to find each cake and learn something about the site where it is located. There will be drawings for prizes in June and December. A list of installed cakes can be found at www.stl250.org

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Florissant is 1 of 4 Sites For Confluence Trash Bash March 15

recycling guys pg 3Cleaning up area streams and neighborhoods is the theme of the sixth annual Confluence Trash Bash, which will take place from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 15. Volunteers can meet at one of four starting points for the effort, including Bangert Park in Florissant, 275 South New Florissant Road.

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St. Pat’s Day Lunch/Dinner Offered at the Shrine March 17

Old St. Ferdinand Shrine will be hosting its annual St. Patrick’s Lunch/Dinner from 1-6 p.m. on Monday, March 17.

Home-cooked corned beef, potatoes and cabbage will be prepared by Irish shrine members. An dinner plate plus drink costs only $8. Sandwiches are available for $3 and children eat for $4. Take-out is available.

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Kindergarten Registration Opens March 3 for FFSD

The Ferguson-Florissant School District begins kindergarten registration on Monday, March 3 at the District’s Admissions Office, Room B-11, located at the Administration Center, 1005 Waterford Drive in Florissant.

To enroll, parents or guardians must bring the following items to the Admissions Office between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, starting March 3:

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