In 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.
Bryon E. Stilley has been appointed as the Vice President of Engineering and Operations at Cuivre River Electric Cooperative (CREC). Stilley started on August 11 and is transitioning into the role, which will be vacated by Rick Didion, who is retiring later this year.
The Boone-Duden Historical Society will host a cemetery tour at the Augusta City Cemetery (corner of Jackson St. and Hwy. 94) on Sunday, October 3 from 2 to 4 p.m. (Rainout date will be October 10.) Members of the society will be dressed in costume portraying the following citizens of the Augusta area: George Muench, Wilbert Holt, Charles Deus, Harry Haferkamp, Mrs. Conrad Mallinckrodt, Gustav Muhm, John Fuhr, and Johann and Sophia Schaecter.