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Augusta Harvest Festival September 16 & 17

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New Melle Country Market Music Festival Sept. 10

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St. Paul’s Free Kidz Carnival – What a Great Day!

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NMSR is One of Four Awarded “Sharing Success” Grants From CREC and CoBank

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Festival in the Ville with Car & Bike Show Sept. 10

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New Melle Chamber of Commerce 2022 Scholarship Winners

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    • NMSR is One of Four Awarded "Sharing Success" Grants From CREC and CoBank

      August 09, 2022

       

      TROY, MO, August 8, 2022 – Four charitable organizations were each awarded a $5,000 “Sharing Success” grant by Cuivre River Electric Cooperative (CREC) and CoBank. The recipients of the 2022 grants are Anne’s Anchor, New Melle Sports & Recreation (NMSR), The Sparrow’s Nest, and Warren County Literacy.

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    • Festival in the Ville with Car & Bike Show Sept. 10

      August 09, 2022 St. Paul’s UCC in Marthasville is hosting the Festival in the Ville at Marthasville City Park Pavilion, which coincides with a huge car and bike show on Saturday, September 10, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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    • New Melle Country Market Music Festival Sept. 10

      August 09, 2022 New Melle Country Market is hosting the 2nd Annual New Melle Music Festival on September 10, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Last year the Festival had over 1000 visitors, and a bigger crowd is expected this year. The music will play in two sessions from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and then 2 to 6 p.m. and will feature Chris Lozano and the Coyote Band.

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    • Augusta Harvest Festival September 16 & 17

      August 08, 2022
      Save the date for the 2022 Augusta Harvest Festival, September 16 & 17. The event kicks off Friday night the 16th with “Swinging in the Vines," a gourmet picnic at Honey Bee Vineyards, a private vineyard in Augusta.

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    • St. Paul’s Free Kidz Carnival – What a Great Day!

      July 18, 2022

      By Kathy Miller

      St. Paul’s Lutheran in New Melle held the second annual St. Paul’s Kidz Carnival on July 16, it was a hot day; fortunately, there was shade, a breeze and a misting station to stay cool.
      The Kidz Carnival was free; the only request was for donations to St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry.

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    • New Melle Chamber of Commerce 2022 Scholarship Winners

      July 13, 2022 The New Melle Chamber of Commerce presented $2000 scholarships to four well-deserving recipients on June 2 at The Quarry Wine Garden. This year's winners were Jacquelyn Oetterer, Luke Bequette, Lindsey Molitor and Kyra Blondin.

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Kenneth Diederich of Defiance, MO passed away Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at the age of 91.

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Beloved husband of Georgia Lee Diederich; cherished son of the late Eugene and Helen Diederich. Devoted father of Jackie Diederich, Mike (Chris) Diederich ,Thomas (Pamela) Diederich, Sandy (Mike) Schmidt, and Sally (Russ) Thomas; loving grandfather of Kacie (Chris) Derby, Courtney (Michael) Henderson, Tyler (Morgan) Diederich, Hannah (Ethan) Bruckerhoff, Abby (Brandon) Mayer, Olivia Diederich, Darby (Tanner) Schmidt, Delaney Schmidt, Dalton Schmidt, Sierra (John ) Blachford, Selestia Angell, Savannah (Justin) Moore, Schyler Angell, and Katrina Thomas; treasured great-grandfather of Reagan Derby, Landon Derby, Harper Derby, Rowan Bruckerhoff, Reid Bruckerhoff, Joslyn Blachford, J.D. Blachford, Jesse Blachford, Matthew Henderson, and Luke Henderson; dear brother of the late Norma (Alvy) Scott, Calvin (Carol) Diederich, Vera (Elvin) Scott, and Jean (Eugene) Fuerman. 

Kenneth proudly served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He was also a faithful member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church New Melle and the American Legion. Kenneth was married nearly 64 years to Georgia Lee. He enjoyed farming, being a truck driver, and discussing farming and politics with friends and strangers. Kenneth loved to spend summers at the fair and especially loved spending time with his grandkids and great grandkids. Kenneth was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. 

Funeral service: Friday, March 26, 2021, St. Paul Lutheran Church of New Melle, 10:00am. 

Memorials may be made in Kenneth 's name to The Lutheran Hour Ministries https://www.lhm.org/give/forms/formgeneral.asp?campaign=21CMN20LH

Or Missouri Special Olympics https://support.specialolympics.org/a/missouri?ms=IDMP_DB&utm_source=donatebtn&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=IDMP.