Summer Brings Poll Dangers, Especially for Children - County, municipalities enforce safety regulations

Every day, about 10 people in the United States die from unintentional drownings.  Of these, two are children 14 or younger.  Children ages 1-4 have the highest drowning rate and most of those occur in home swimming pools. These are startling statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and a reality that hits home every summer. 

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New Melle Board of Aldermen Highlights June 12, 2018

By Dianne Sudbrock

The New Melle Board of Aldermen met Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at City Hall.

In Open Forum:

  •  Pat Moeslein, 3637 Mill Street talked to the board about her suggestion to make Mill Street a one way street – going north only – to stop people from using the street to avoid the intersection and congestion of Hwy. Z and D. She complained that too many people were going excessively fast on the street. Mayor West said the board would take her request under consideration.

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Pet Adoption Center Canine Carnival July 7

Nearly one-half of all American households has a dog, and the Pet Adoption Center’s second annual Canine Carnival celebrates the tight bond that owners develop with their pets. Scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, July 7, this free, family friendly event features discounted adoption rates, games, giveaways, exhibits and other festivities to celebrate “Man’s Best Friend.” 

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