The Friends of the St. Charles City-County Library Book Fair will be August 3-5 at the St. Charles Family Arena. (Enter at Gate 2.) On Friday, Friends members only will enjoy advance shopping hours from 9 a.m. to noon. To enter at 9 a.m. memberships must be received by July 27. To become a Friends member, go to www.stchlibraryfoundation.org. Memberships will also be sold on Friday after the 9 a.m. opening. From noon to 9 p.m. on Friday, admission is free and open to the public.
Visitors will have the chance to learn the basics of shotgun shooting at this free class.
DEFIANCE, Mo.—Ever wanted to learn what the fun and excitement of shotgun shooting is all about? The Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) new August A. Busch Shooting Range is offering beginning shotgun shooters a chance to learn the basics for free.
Shotgun hunters can improve their success by learning how to correctly pattern their shotguns at this free class.
DEFIANCE, Mo.—Knowing characteristics of ammunition and shot spread is crucial to a shotgun hunter’s success. Before heading out into the field, it is important to pattern a shotgun to get an appropriate pattern for the game being hunted. The Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) new August A. Busch Shooting Range and Education Center is hosting a class that will help hunters do just that.
Missouri currently employs 378,232 full- and part-time workers in the agriculture industry, according to the Missouri Department of Agriculture. Yet, until now, educational opportunities for students interested in this field have been non-existent in the greater St. Louis region.
Welders are in great demand in the region and across the nation! Learn about exciting opportunities at the Welding Career & Training Expo from 3 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 1, at the Missouri Job Center of St. Charles County.
Preparation work to replace the Missouri Route 87 bridge over Interstate 70 in Cooper County is underway. While the preparation work will have minimal impact on traffic, drivers are advised to begin preparing for future I-70 and Route 87 traffic impacts when bridge replacement work begins on Friday, July 27.
By Ida Hoffmann-Randall
The July New Melle Board of Alderman meeting was called to order at 7:05 p.m. Roll call was taken, with all present, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.
Mayor Rich West requested New Business, item one, be moved before open forum, since Art Genasci had also attended the Planning and Zoning meeting. The amended agenda was seconded, approved and passed 4-0-0.
The July Planning and Zoning meeting, held at a special time on July 10, began with a roll call. Chairman Ken Birk, Mayor Rich West and Alderman Don Hendrich were present. Due to a lack of quorum, it was decided to rearrange the meeting to begin with open forum and open discussion of old and new business, but not of anything that would require a vote. Discussion revolved around the Quarry Wine Garden sign.
A portion of the new overpass being built on Route 61 in St. Charles County will open to traffic tomorrow. Crews will close one lane on northbound Route 61 before Route P starting at 8 p.m. tonight (July 16) to shift traffic and stripe the road.
This is just a reminder that Route W in St. Charles County will be closed tomorrow for the second of four underground pipe replacements. The entire stretch of Route W, from Interstate 70 to Route 61, will be closed to thru traffic on Tuesday, July 17 from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Later this year, Habitat for Humanity of St. Charles County officials and volunteers will trade in their hammers and hard hats and celebrate the completion of a new home.
The Cuivre River Electric Community Trust will have played a role when they keys are passed to the new homeowners.