St. Charles County, Missouri - For approximately 16,000 adults in St. Charles County without a high school diploma, a library card just became much more valuable. The St. Charles City-County Library is now accepting adult applicants to complete high school through a tuition-free accredited online program.
By Dianne Sudbrock
On Tuesday, January 11, 2021, a press conference regarding the January 8 plane crash near New Melle, MO, was held at the St. Charles County Police Headquarters in O’Fallon.
Updated 01/11/22 with corrected incident date (Saturday, January 8, 2022)
For those who have not been following the New Melle 411 Facebook page, here is a post from the New Melle Fire Protection District and the Plane Helicopter Crash Accidents Incidents regarding the plane crash near New Melle on Friday night.
EDITOR'S NOTE: Additional information will be provided in the coming days.
At the New Melle Country Christmas event on November 27, over 125 bears and an impressive $880 in cash donations were donated by the community for “Teddy Bears for Trevor.”
Letter to the Editor in Opposition of Proposed Change to County Charter
By Greg Modlish
EDITOR'S NOTE: 01/12/22 - County Executive Steve Ehlmann has withdrawn Bill 5030. In a letter of apology to the County Council, Ehlmann stated, "After we have worked on the language, considered the alternative approaches, seen the results of the election in St. Louis County and heard more from our constituents, if two councilmen, rather than me, want to reintroduce something they can do so far ahead of the election day so all may have plenty opportunities to comment."
Click to read: County Executive Steve Ehlmann Withdraws Bill 5030 Proposing Charter Amendment
On Monday night, December 20, 2021, I attended the St. Charles County Council meeting. Here’s some background.