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.
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.
Shawn Payne Salmon passed away in Springfield, MO on January 11, 2022, at the age of 52.
She is survived by her son, Terry Parker; daughter, Trisha Parker; brother, Daniel (Michelle) Payne; sister, Cindy Stage, five nieces and nephews, Matt Sidwell, Meghan Alexander, Stephen Stage, Corey Stage, and Shalyn Weir; and several extended relatives and close friends. She is preceded in death by her father, Lawrence Payne, mother, Patricia Denny Payne, sister, Christina Sidwell. Shawn was the New Melle Festival Queen in 1985. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her. Services to be held at a later date.