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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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Lawrence "Larry" Gassei passed away on February 18, 2022, at the age of 83. He was the beloved husband of Shirley Gassei nee Plafcan of Lake Sherwood, Missouri. He and Shirley were married on February 13, 1965, in St. Louis, MO, celebrating 57 years of marriage. 

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Larry was the Director of Accounting in the overseas office for the American Soybean Association. He was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church and a member of Knights of Columbus #11656 in New Melle. Larry enjoyed playing golf, especially in Warrenton, and fishing. Larry loved spending time with his sons and grandchildren. He was a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather who leaves many happy memories to be cherished. He is survived by his wife, two sons, Steve Gassei of Lake Sherwood, MO and Mark (Araceli) Gassei of Los Angeles, CA; cousin, Glenn (Kathy) Parris; four grandchildren, Brandon Gassei of Bentonville, AR, Arturo Gassei, Jack Gessei, and Salma Gassei all of Los Angeles, CA; many nieces, nephews, and friends; He is preceded in death by his parents, Frank Gassei and Cecilia Gassei nee Sampson, brother, Kenneth Gassei.

Visitation: Saturday, March 12, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 8 West Highway D, New Melle, MO 63365 with a funeral immediately following at 10:00 a.m. at the church. Interment in the church cemetery. 

The family requests in lieu of flowers memorials are made to Masses or St. Vincent dePaul, in care of Pitman Funeral Home, P. O. Box 248, Wentzville, MO 63385