On Friday, May 31, the 2019 New Melle Festival Queen Pageant candidates were successful in hosting a memorable kickball tournament in loving memory of Trevor Joerling for the fifth year in a row.
Thursday, June 14, 2019 was Family Night at the New Melle Festival. This family-friendly event features lots of opportunities to learn and explore, including demonstrations and vehicle tours by numerous first responders, including the St. Charles County Canine Unit, Bomb Squad, Tactical Support, Forensics truck, and a Police Helicopter, plus a St. Charles County Ambulance, Air Evac Helicopter; New Melle fire department vehicles and more.
Mosquitoes are both a nuisance and a health concern, as their bites may spread diseases to people and pets. A team effort between residents and the Division of Environmental Health and Protection helps “Block the Bite” and reduces the risk of exposure to disease-carrying mosquitoes in St. Charles County.
New Melle Sports and Recreation and the New Melle Chamber of Commerce will once again team up to host a combined golf tournament on Saturday, August 3, 2019. The tournament will be held at the Golf Club of Wentzville, 9 Pro Shop Drive, Wentzville, MO 63385. Proceeds will support scholarships offered by the New Melle Chamber of Commerce and youth sports programs at New Melle Sports and Rec.
A community needs men and women who will step up to support a variety of areas in a town. We should not forget those people who step up and step out to make Augusta a great place to live.
An estimated 600 motorcycles passed through our area Monday, May 20th as part of the 31st Annual Run for the Wall event. Run for the Wall was founded by Vietnam Veterans and recognizes the sacrifices and contributions made by ALL VETERANS who have served our nation.
The 2019 Defiance Wine Country Fest got underway Friday, May 17th with a "Hang with the Locals" event at The Defiance Roadhouse. A great time was had as members of the Defiance Merchants Association and local residents welcomed guests to join them in enjoying food, drinks, and music by "Ear Candy".
Kristen Anderson, PhD, Associate Professor of History, Politics, & International Relations at Webster University will be the Boone-Duden Historical Society’s guest speaker on June 24, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at Femme Osage United Church of Christ.
A record-breaking $1517.00 was raised for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation this year at Short Stop’s Convenience Store in New Melle. Customers/supporters donated $1 (or more) to purchase a “pin up” with their name which was then hung on the donor wall. The funds raised were presented to Libby Thornton and donated to CFF through the Live, Laugh, Libby team.