September 04, 2021In an effort to support the family of Lance Corporal Jared Schmitz of Wentzville, who was one of 13 soldiers who died in Kabul, Afghanistan, on August 26, a couple of New Melle citizens quickly organized a Military Tribute parade and ceremony on Saturday, August 28.
September 04, 2021 Photos and story by Diane Cannon Piwowarczyk *
When David and Jerri Hoffmann drove through Augusta last fall, the nugget of an idea formed to transform the first American Viticultural Area (AVA) in the U.S. into a world-wide destination. In most scenarios, ideas stay in the idea stage.
Governor Mike Parson and First Lady Teresa Parson visited the Boone Home in Defiance on Wednesday, July 28, 2021, as part of their bicentennial tours – visiting historically significant sites across the state. About 75 people attended and nearly all were personally greeted by the Governor.