Mid-Summer’s Movie Recap;
Some Entertaining Films in Theaters Now!
By Sandra Olmsted
Years ago, Dr. Erin Gilbert (Kristen Wiig), now an untenured Columbia University professor, and her former best friend, Abby Yates (Melissa McCarthy), wrote a book proving ghosts exist. When Abby begins selling the book online to fund her continuing the research into the paranormal, Erin could lose her bid for tenure and goes to find Abby.
Stress, Everday Events
Can be Life-Changing
Have you ever been so stressed out that you feel like you can’t breathe. That seems to be my life lately. With work, 3 kids and a wife and 3 soccer teams to run. The line is being walked. I hear people say quit frequently that they are stressed but now I totally understand it.
City Pit Bull Ban Still Protested;
Wal-Mart has Parking Lot Problem
By Carol Arnett
The Florissant City Council once again heard from several people who would like to see the city council overturn the city’s ban on pit bulls. The breed specific legislation (BSL) has been criticized for punishing all pit bulls.
American National 18U, 16U Baseball
Win SLABA Post-Season Tourneys
By Jim Wieners
Two American National Baseball Teams, 18 and under as well as 16 and under, won St. Louis Amateur Baseball Association post-season Tournaments played July 15-19.
Summer is at its Peak;
Not Ready For Back to School
By Tom Anselm
I just saw that there are some school districts that are going to start back this first week of August. Now that’s just not right! August used to be the time when baseball was winding down, the pools were so hot and nasty that we seldom went anymore, and boredom was beginning to set in.
“Mamma Mia” Sizzles at The Muny This Week
by Pat Lindsey
Anyone who enjoys the music of the 1970s Swedish group, ABBA, is in for a treat this week at The Muny with its debut of the musical “Mamma Mia.” Somehow, a collection of ABBA songs, including “Dancing Queen” and “Our Last Summer,” have been woven together to create a story centered on a 20 year-old bride-to-be, Sophie Sheridan, who wants to find out who her father is before she marries.