The 4th Annual Florissant Resident “Free Document Shredding Day” will be held Saturday, April 18 at the rear parking lot of St. Ferdinand Park from 9 a.m. to noon. Any sensitive tax, bank or financial records from home will be shredded professionally by the Cintas Document Management Company. The information will be destroyed so that it cannot be recognized or recreated, then the paper will be recycled.
Three Boy Scouts are recognized by their principals for assisting with the rescue of a man stuck in the mud. From left (rear) are: Paul Alvord, principal, Russell Elementary; Dustin Owen, Florissant Police department; Katherine Chambers, principal, Northwest Middle. Second row (from left): Alexander Frank, Jake Wenzara, and Colt Daily.
By Carol Arnett
The Florissant City Council honored Councilman Ben Hernandez Monday night for his nine years of service on the council. Hernandez lost the recent election to Tommy Siam.
Thursday, April 16
National Healthcare Decisions Day from 1-3 p.m. at Garden Villas North, 4505 Parker Road. Information about living wills and durable power of attorney. Bring a valid driver’s license/state ID. RSVP to (314) 355-6100 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ferguson Residents Elect Three New City Council Members
30 % Voter Turnout Praised by Officials
Ferguson residents headed to the polls on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 and elected three new City Council members. The election drew a 30-percent voter turnout, more than double the typical turnout for an April election from the 12,738 registered voters in the City of Ferguson. Those voters elected two African-American candidates, giving the City Council three African-American members for the first time in its 120-year history.
Schneider Wins Big For Mayor in Florissant McCourt wins in Black Jack;
Bond Issue in Ferguson-Florissant, Hazelwood Sales Tax Win Big
By Bob Lindsey
Tuesday’s elections saw the re-election of Mayor Tom Schneider in Florissant, Norm McCourt in Black Jack, two African-Americans winning Ferguson city council seats, and big majorities for a bond issue in Ferguson-Florissant and a sales tax in the City of Hazelwood.