Pay Raise For City Employees, Dept. Heads Nearing Final Approval

By Carol Arnett

The Florissant City Council held a first reading on a bill that would raise salaries for city employees at their meeting last week. Although there was no discussion on the bill at the meeting, the council had discussed it at the previous meeting, when Police Chief Tim Lowery, a member of the committee formed to study city pay, reported on the committee’s findings.

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AN Eagles 16 Baseball Start Season 13-6, Lead SLABA 16

By Jim Wieners

AN Eagles 16 (and under) Baseball are off to a 13-6 start as of June 23, and that does not include a scheduled June 10 game against Edwardsville 15, and a 9-1 record against St. Louis Amateur Baseball Association 16 puts the Eagles 16 on top of SLABA 16.

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City, Old Town Hosts Party For 75th Anniversary

75th ANNIVERSARY & NIGHT OUT: The first summer Night Out in Old Town Florissant, sponsored by Florissant Old Town Partners on June 25, was also the city’s 75th anniversary of the name of the city. There were artist and craft booths on rue St. Francois, music and Art & Wine event at Korte’s Custom Framing & Antiques.

75th ANNIVERSARY & NIGHT OUT: The first summer Night Out in Old Town Florissant, sponsored by Florissant Old Town Partners on June 25, was also the city’s 75th anniversary of the name of the city. There were artist and craft booths on rue St. Francois, music and Art & Wine event at Korte’s Custom Framing & Antiques.

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Area Firework Displays

Florissant will celebrate on the grounds of the James J. Eagan Civic Center at Florissant Valley Park.

Festivities begin with an outdoor concert by the Northwinds Concert Band at 7:30 p.m. The fireworks will start after the concert at dusk.

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Old Town Partners Holding Flea & Farmers Market July 19

Florissant Old Town Partners is hosting their annual July Flea and Farmers Market on Saturday, July 19 at the Knights of Columbus Grounds and Pavilion. Shops on rue St. Francois will be open for their usual Saturday hours.

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F-F District No Longer Taking Normandy Transfer Students

Following a decision by the State of Missouri to replace the unaccredited Normandy School District with the newly formed Normandy School Collaborative on July 1, the Ferguson-Florissant School District has announced it will return transfer students to Normandy.

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