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The 70th New Melle Festival June 8 - 10

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Kyle Shell Receives Community Service Award

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New Melle Chamber of Commerce Scholarships Winners

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The 9th Annual Kickin’ It For Cancer Kickball Tournament

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    • Letter to the Editor - Is More Growth Too Much?

      June 01, 2023 This past November, I expressed concerns about the explosive growth in St. Charles County, including the explosion of apartment buildings by over 300% in the past two years.

      Recently, a request for rezoning was submitted to the St. Charles County Planning and Zoning Commission to develop an approximate 600-home subdivision near Frontier Middle School on Highway DD to Schwede Road. In this request, the property is being rezoned from Agricultural District to R1A (1-acre minimum lot size) and R1E Residential District (7,000 square feet minimum lot size).

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    • New Melle Chamber of Commerce Scholarships Winners

      June 01, 2023
      By Dianne Sudbrock

      The New Melle Chamber of Commerce awarded four $2000 scholarships to area students this year at their annual scholarship banquet May 18 at The Quarry Wine Garden.

      The 2023 Scholarship recipients were Allison Counts, Rachel Deason, Caden Hayek, and Kendall Martin.

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    • Kyle Shell Receives Community Service Award

      June 01, 2023 By Dianne Sudbrock

      For the third year in a row, the New Melle Chamber decided to recognize an individual member who has gone above and beyond in serving both the Chamber of Commerce and the community at large. This year, that person was Kyle Shell. He was surprised with this award at the NMCC Scholarship Banquet, May 18.

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    • The 9th Annual Kickin’ It For Cancer Kickball Tournament

      June 01, 2023 The 2023 New Melle Festival Queen Candidates hosted the 9th Annual Kickin' it for Cancer Kickball Tournament on Friday, May 12 and was again a tremendous success.

      It was a beautiful night for kickball, and twelve teams registered and came out to play to support the cause. The teams were: 2 Legit 2 Kick, Balls of Fury, Booze on First, Burbes, Catala & Red Beauty, Elite Alcoholics, Freeballers, Homefront Homies, Kickin' It, Shadow Wizard Money Gang, The Blue Balls, and The Lenders.

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    • The 70th New Melle Festival June 8 - 10

      May 06, 2023
      New Melle Sports and Rec is hosting the 70th Annual New Melle Festival from June 8-10. On Saturday, June 10, the New Melle Festival Parade will begin at 1 p.m. This year’s theme is the 70s. Be sure to register and enter your float today!

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Bernard Henry Meyer, 83, of New Haven, MO, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 28, 2022, at home surrounded by his family.

 Bernard Henry Meyer-1.jpgBernard was born at his parent's farm outside of New Haven on December 29, 1938, the 6th of nine children of the late Andreas J. and Clara E. (Frankenberg) Meyer.  He received his education from Assumption Grade School and St. Francis Borgia High School.  
He is survived by Malinda S. (Curry-Jennings) Meyer, his wife of 34 years.
Bernie is also survived by three daughters, Kendra McDonald & husband Mike, of Boca Raton, Florida; Tamra Meyer-Stahl of Camdenton, Missouri; and Nancy Kahn & husband Alan, of Bonita Springs, Florida; by two sons, John Meyer & wife Linette, of Phoenix, Arizona;  and Don Meyer & wife Erin, of New Melle, Missouri; three stepsons, Mike Jennings & wife Carie, of Wildwood, Missouri; Dave Jennings & wife Susan, of Hillsboro, Missouri; and Jeff Jennings, of Washington, Missouri; by five siblings, Catherine Schlatt, Anthony Meyer, Barbara Noelke (Gene), Ruth Spaunhorst (Jerome) and John Meyer (Brenda), 18 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and many beloved nieces and nephews.  
He is preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Marie Meyer and Dorothy Meyer, a brother Leo Meyer, sister-in-law, Mary Ann Meyer, a brother-in-law, Leo Schlatt, a grandchild, Corey McDonald, and a nephew, Daniel Meyer.
For nearly 60 years, Bernie shared his passion for farming with his brother Leo, with much-appreciated help from his family.  He enjoyed finding treasures at auctions and flea markets, enjoying a cup of coffee with friends around town, fishing with his grandchildren, attending tractor pulls and listening to the "Marty Stuart" show.
Visitation will be held Friday, March 4, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home, 1053 Hwy. C, New Haven, MO.  To protect our most vulnerable family members, we kindly request masks be worn.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at Assumption Church, 603 Miller Street, New Haven, MO, with Father John Deken and Father Jim Foster officiating.
Burial will be at Assumption Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Mercy Hospice or New Haven Senior Center.  C/O Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home.