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Tuesday, December 25, 2012
While most people agree that it’s the thought that counts when it comes to gift giving, we invite you to join us in a little light-hearted holiday discussion.
What was the best Christmas or holiday gift you’ve ever received? What was the worst? We asked our Facebook friends about their experiences, and they let us have it. Connect with the Florissant community when you connect with Florissant Patch on Facebook. Get real-time news in your feed, join in fun and thought-provoking discussions with your neighbors and more. Best Gifts Ever: It Really Is the Thought That Counts Elizabeth O’Fallon told Patch that her father, who does woodworking, holds the honor of giving her the best Christmas gift ever. “My dad made me a beautiful hope chest the Christmas I was 17,” O’Fallon said. “It is gorgeous, and it is still one of my most treasured possessions.” Kris Plog said that his most treasured gift is a …
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
As rumors swirl around the death of the beloved Florissant resident and father-of-four, many say the media isn’t telling the whole story. We’ve compiled what several sources say is the truth. Do you agree? Join the discussion.
As the community reels from the news of Randy Feger’s death, many Florissant residents are left wondering what really happened. Several local people agree that that the “media isn’t telling the whole story” when it comes to exactly what happened to Randy Ferger, the Florissant man who passed away Tuesday evening after being beaten at Pirates Cove Bar & Grill last week. “So ruthless and senseless,” posted Cindy Forguson on the Florissant Patch Facebook page. “I really hope the suspect is charged with this ruthless crime. God love his kids and family!” While most don’t seem to want to go “on the record” about what they know, plenty of people are talking about it, and many have very strong beliefs and opinions on what really happened to …
Monday, June 27, 2011
Our sports writer says your answer to this question might be based on your age.
The highly talented multisport, high school athlete is a dying breed. This is a theory that I have watched evolve throughout the past 20 years or so. Sure, there are the exceptions, but they are few in number. I have argued this point with my friends, and they are split in their opinion. My older friends who watched famous local athletes excel agree with me. Younger sports fans who didn't see these legends dominate the high school and amateur ranks disagree. They point to athletes who can handle two sports at a high level as good examples. The line is drawn, and few can cross the line when a third sport enters the conversation. Let's get to the point. Name any local player who played three sports at a exceptional level. The first name that…
Friday, June 24, 2011
As blogging soars in popularity, Florissant is well-represented in the blogosphere.
Since Patch recently launched its very own blogging platform, we’ve got blogging on the brain. According to the team at Hat Trick Associates, Technorati reported in 2009 that there were more than 200 million blogs out in the cyberspace. The blogosphere has continued to grow exponentially since then. “When including non-English in the total number, especially those in Chinese Mandarin, and there may be over one-billion blogs worldwide,” writes the Hat Trick team. “This equates to 1 out of every 6 people in the world with a personal blog.” Between Florissant-based bloggers and Florissant residents who are featured on national blogs, it’s safe to say that our city is well-represented in the blogosphere. This week, we’ve put together five …