The St. Charles County Ambulance District, along with the New Melle Fire Protection District and the Augusta Community Volunteer Fire Department, are sponsoring a drive-through COVID-19 Vaccination event on Saturday, April 24, 2021 at Daniel Boone Elementary School in New Melle (201 W. Hwy. D) from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
What are you doing? Where are you going? What types of ideas float through your mind? What do you envision? What captures your attention? Each of these questions provides a general focal point for an awesome picture. A winning photograph could be the answer to one of these questions.
Washington, MO: The Hoffmann Family of Companies has signed a letter of intent to purchase Mid-American Coaches, expanding their investment and commitment to the Augusta-Washington, MO community where they’ve recently acquired six vineyards, four wineries and over 750 acres.
Taking steps to help combat substance use in our community.
Lake Saint Louis, MO (April 14, 2021) –SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital – Lake Saint Louis recently installed a MedSafe disposal system in the South Entrance Lobby of their hospital to give the community a quick and easy way to dispose of unused or unwanted medications. The installation of this system was made possible through the Rx Cares for Missouri Medication Destruction and Disposal System, a program sponsored by the Missouri Board of Pharmacy.
Submitted by Dennis Kluge
The Vietnam War Veterans Day was created to unite Americans in thanking and honor Vietnam Veterans and their families for their service and sacrifice.
The Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act was signed into law by the president in 2017 designating every March 29th as National Vietnam War Veterans Day to be observed in perpetuity.
Source: Karen Funkenbusch, 573-884-1268
COLUMBIA, Mo. – An hour of your time could save a life.
University of Missouri Extension will offer free one-hour suicide prevention training sessions online in April and May.
Lucille Peterson, age 17, has been missing from her home in Ballwin, Missouri since June 1, 2020 and is believed to have been abducted by her father, Steven Peterson.
MDC recommends close inspection of aquarium plants by aquarium owners and pet stores to stop the spread of this troublesome mollusk.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Zebra mussels, an invasive species that can cause habitat and economic harm if they get established in reservoirs and streams, have recently been found in a type of algae – known as “moss balls” – that are popular with aquarium owners. Because of this, the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC), as well as fisheries experts across the country, are asking aquarium owners and pet store staff to examine moss balls for these troublesome mollusks. Moss balls that contain zebra mussels have been found in Missouri.
The first ever St. Patrick’s Day Festival and Parade in Defiance was a great success, with a large turn in spectators as well as parade participants, vendors and food trucks.
By Dianne Sudbrock
On Wednesday, March 3rd, friends of Jim Jackman paid tribute to him and celebrated his 74th birthday with a parade past his house. Over 100 vehicles and probably at least 150 people participated – driving by in cars, pickups, UTVs, and about 15 dump trucks.