Community Interest

Cuivre River Electric Cooperative appoints Karen Berra as the St. Charles County District #4 Board Director 

September 20, 2022 – Guided by cooperative bylaws, the Cuivre River Electric Cooperative (CREC) board of directors appointed Karen Berra as the new board director for its St. Charles County District #4 seat. The position was vacated earlier in the year, following the resignation of Board Director Denise O’Mara, who moved out of CREC’s system.

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NMSR and NMCC Joint Golf Tournament a Huge Success for 2022

On August 13, 2022, at the Golf Club of Wentzville, New Melle Sports & Rec and the New Melle Chamber of Commerce held their annual golf tournament benefitting youth sports and scholarships. There were 30 teams this year, one of the best years yet.
Both organizations would like to thank all the sponsors, donors, players and volunteers for their generosity in making this outstanding event possible.

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The Boone-Duden Historical Society Needs a New Home!

Submitted by Cathie Schoppenhorst, Historian

The Society has been leasing the Kamphoefner House, 3565 Mill St, New Melle, from Fred Weber, Inc., since 1993. Unfortunately, we were recently given notice that they are terminating our lease because they are placing the property on the market. We are so grateful for the use of the property for these past 29 years!

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Free Flu Shots - Drive-Through Clinic at St. Charles Community College October 21

ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO – The St. Charles County Department of Public Health will partner with area organizations to provide free flu shots for those ages 6 months and older during a drive-through vaccination clinic from 2:30-7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 21, on the Yellow Parking Lot at St. Charles Community College, 4601 Mid-Rivers Mall Drive in Cottleville.

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Hunt for Hunger – Calling All Hunters

Submitted by Cathy and David Neier

As the leaves change and the temperature begins to drop, hunters, including David Neier, begin to get excited because they know hunting season is right around the corner. *At 9, David was inspired by the backpack program at his church’s Sunday School. He was made aware that many children in his community sometimes went to bed hungry. David knew he wanted to help.

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Car Shows, Swap Meets and Cruises Around the Area

September and October Car Shows, Swap Meets and Cruises in the general area. If you would like to add a show to this list please email the information to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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I Didn’t Know the Library Had That!

By Shawna Wheeler, St. Charles City-County Library

I have been hearing that a lot lately. When we mention our Library of Things, people always reply, “I didn’t know the library had that!” Recently, my own children mentioned a go pro camera, and I said, “Did you know that you can borrow one of those from the library?” And the response was, “What doesn't the library have?” I loved that reply. Go to to explore our complete “Library of Things” collection.

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Scammers Target Peoples Savings Bank Customers

Hermann, MO - There has been an uptick in scammers targeting Peoples Savings Bank customers in the past week.  Customers are being targeted in two ways; by phone calls and text messages. Scammers have the technology to spoof the caller ID, so the customer sees Peoples Savings Bank on the caller ID but the call is not from the bank. There are instances where it may not say Peoples Savings Bank as well. 

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