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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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Fortified with the sacraments of the Holy Mother Church, Ricky James Freymuth of Foristell, MO, passed away Saturday, March 5, 2022, at the age of 63 years.

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He is survived by his loving wife, Patti Freymuth nee Keeteman; his son, Jerrad Freymuth and wife Angie of Wentzville, MO; his daughter, Lori Hooker and husband Dylan of Wentzville, MO. He is also survived by his brother, Ron (Judy) Freymuth of Wright City, MO, his sister, Sharon (Freymuth) Johnson of Wentzville, MO, his brothers-in-law, Wayne (Dotty) Keeteman, Randy (Glenda) Keeteman, as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. 

Rick was a proud "Paw Paw" to five grandchildren; Madison Moore, Lexi and Gavin Freymuth, and Graham and Oliver Hooker; nephews, Andy Milsark and Chad Keeteman; nieces, Taylor Dougan, Meloney (Keeteman) Allen, Mandi (Keeteman), Bryant, Angie (Keeteman) Turnbull, and Lynette (Keeteman) Hampton.  

He is preceded in death by his parents, Clem and Ruth (Haas) Freymuth; his nephew, Scott Freymuth, and great-nephews, William and Adam Milsark.  

Rick was a gifted musician who started playing bass guitar at a young age with his brother, Ron, who played lead guitar in their band "New Country Edition."  They played many weddings, anniversaries, picnics, and special occasions. Rick had a wonderful voice and harmonized so well with his brother. Many great times were had at these dances.

He was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church in St. Paul, MO. 

He fought a long, tough battle with his health for over six years and now he is at peace. Rick was a truly special man and will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him. 

Visitation: Tuesday, March 8, 2022, 2 to 8 p.m. Pitman Funeral Home, 1545 Wentzville Parkway, Wentzville, MO 63385.
Funeral: Wednesday, March 9, 2022,10:00 a.m. St. Paul Catholic Church, 1223 Church Rd, St. Paul, MO 63366.
Interment: Following funeral service at Our Lady Cemetery, 8701 Orf Rd., Lake St. Louis, MO 63367.
Memorials: American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, American Lung Association, St. Vincent de Paul, or St. Paul Catholic Church.