St. Charles County residents have been anticipating the opening of Veterans Tribute Park for months and the wait is over! The St. Charles County Parks and Recreation Department is debuting its newest park with a ribbon cutting and opening festivities from 1-4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20. The 120-acre park is located at 1031 Kisker Road in Weldon Spring. The event is free, and the public is invited to attend. 

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BOA Special Meeting and Work Session Agenda 10-23-18

The New Melle Board of Aldermen will hold a special meeting and work session on October 23, 2018 starting at 6 p.m. at City Hall. The meeting will include a hearing on the business license revocation for The Quarry Wine Garden, and a closed session to discuss personnel. The tentative posted agenda contained the following:

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Win Prizes, Trophies and a Turkey at County Parks' Disc Golf Tournament

Compete for cash prizes, trophies and a Thanksgiving turkey at the 15th annual Disc Golf Blind Turkey Toss Tournament on Saturday, Nov. 17 at Indian Camp Creek Park near Wentzville. Just in time for Thanksgiving, this nighttime event is fun for disc golf enthusiasts and first-time disc golfers alike and is hosted by the St. Charles County Parks and Recreation Department and the St. Charles County Disc Golf Club. 

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Route P/Peine Road Overpass Should Open Friday - Weather Permitting

The new overpass on Route 61 in St. Charles County will open to traffic later this week.  Weather permitting, the overpass, which connects to Route P and Peine Road, will open on Friday.  At this time I do not have an exact time.  The southbound Route 61 exit and entrance ramps will not open until later this year.  The northbound exit and entrance ramps previously opened to traffic.  

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Ribbon Cutting Scheduled for 10 a.m., Monday, Oct. 15

St. Charles County, Wentzville and Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) officials will gather at 10 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 15, to commemorate the completion of an important part of a project promised to families who have lost loved ones on U.S. 61 in Wentzville. A new bridge over the highway will eliminate the at-grade intersections of Route P and Peine Road with U.S. 61. This new bridge opens next week.

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Connecting teachers with energy

Educators take advantage of Energy in Today’s Classroom course

When Kelly Kruse returned to teaching two years ago, she found herself discussing topics that she wasn’t as familiar with.

Thanks to Energy in Today’s Classroom, a two-day graduate level course, the middle school science teacher is armed with more knowledge to pass on to her students at St. Joseph Catholic School in Josephville.

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The FHHS Limelight Theatre Presents The Crucible

Our fall 2018 production of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible tells a dramatized story of the Salem witch trials. Through this partially fictionalized story the audience is transported to the Massachusetts Bay Colony where a society is forced to deal with rigid religious & moral issues, peer pressure, desire for revenge and the sacrifices of being true to one’s self. The hard lessons learned in this play span the decades.

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