Happy 150th Birthday, O Great Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright Designed Kraus House in Kirkwood

               by Pat Lindsey

The exterior of the Kraus House in Kirkwood designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Pat Lindsey photos

The exterior of the Kraus House in Kirkwood designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Pat Lindsey photos

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Reminder from Mayor, Police Chief: Fireworks Illegal in Florissant!

nofireworks   Over 200 people go to the emergency room on or near the fourth each year. People die from different fireworks related accidents. Small Children and Family pets can be terrorized by fireworks.

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Mark Your Calendar!

mark your calendar logoMark Your Calendar is a regular feature in The Independent News each issue. Items of a general interest from non-profit and fraternal groups will be published if received at our office by mail, fax or e-mail by 4 p.m. Friday prior to the next edition.

Thursday, June 8

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Hazelwood Lacrosse Wins Show Me Cup

    By Jim Wieners

1395780654_hazelwood_central_hawks   In 1993, the Missouri Scholastic Lacrosse Association started crowning champions for the area High School Boys Lacrosse Clubs.

In 2008, the MSLA wet to a two-division format and this year Division Two is now the Show Me Cup. Hazelwood (Central) won the first Show Me Cup nearly two weeks ago, the second MSLA championship in Boys Lacrosse history. Hazelwood, which won Division II in 2011, won the two titles at Lindenwood University’s Harlan C. Hunter Stadium — used for Football, Soccer, Field Hockey and Lacrosse.

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Pulling For Nashville To Take the Cup

Randy Gardner

Randy Gardner

by Randy Gardner

The Stanley Cup Playoffs have lived up to the hype. I am glued to the TV. I want the Nashville Predators to win really badly, not only because I am a country music fan and I love seeing all the stars at the games, but I love to see the underdogs win.

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Despite Setting State Track Records Hazelwood Central Girls 2nd Again

By Jim Wieners

Despite setting state records in three preliminary events, Hazelwood Central Girls Track & Field finished in second place behind Lee’s Summit West, for the second consecutive year, in Class Five State May 26-27 at Dennis and Roberta Licklider Track Complex inside Pete Adkins Stadium at Jefferson City High School.

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