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Prop E

Board of Education votes unanimously to place Proposition E on April ballot

Posted on January 29, 2015 at 9:22 am

The Wentzville School District Board of Education has unanimously voted to place a 25 cent tax levy increase on the April 7, 2015 ballot to accommodate the continued enrollment growth of the District. “Our needs have not changed since November,” shared Superintendent Dr. Curtis Cain. “We must make room for the hundreds of new students we add each year. Most of our buildings are at or nearing capacity and new

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Hope Woodson

Woodson appointed Director of Community Health and the Environment

Posted on January 29, 2015 at 9:48 am

County Executive Steve Ehlmann has appointed Hope Woodson as Director of the St. Charles County Department of Community Health and the Environment. The appointment was confirmed by the County Council at its Jan. 26 meeting. Woodson has over 19 years’ experience in healthcare management. She came to St. Charles County Department of Community Health and the Environment in 2002, serving as the Public Health Emergency Response Planner. Woodson later served

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  • Western St. Charles County Chamber hands out annual awards

    Posted on January 26, 2015 at 9:54 am

    Business of the Year: RK Stratman

    The Western St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce recently handed out their yearly awards to area businesses and individuals in the community. Business of the Year was awarded to RK Stratman. The You Made It Happen Award went to the Wentzville Fire Protection District. The Chamber Volunteer of the Year Award was presented to Amanda Werremeyer. The Above & Beyond Award was given to Beehive Promotions, and the Tony Award

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  • Shelter agent sponsors local high school scholarhip

    Posted on January 22, 2015 at 1:50 pm


    This Spring, the Shelter Insurance® Foundation will award a $2,000 scholarship to a graduate of Holt and Timberland High School. Shelter Agent Geff Dunn sponsors and partially funds this scholarship. A committee of local high school officials and community leaders will select the local recipient. The committee will consider each applicant’s scholastic achievements, educational goals. citizenship, moral character and participation and leadership in school and community activities. The scholarship is

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DREW Rydberg

Rydberg signs National Letter of Intent

Posted on January 19, 2015 at 8:15 am

Drew Rydberg, a student at Holt High School has signed a National Letter of Intent to swim for Lindenwood University.

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Amelia Reeves

St. Patrick second grader is one of three to win prayer contest

Posted on January 26, 2015 at 9:35 am

Amelia Reeves, a student at St. Patrick School in Wentzville, was one of three second grade students within the St. Louis Archdiocese to win a prayer contest sponsored by the Office of Vocations. Amelia composed a heartfelt prayer which focused on promoting vocations to the priesthood and religious life. Prayers were judged on originality and creativity. As one of the winners, Amelia and members of her immediate family will be

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  • “10 best kept secrets of George Washington” feature of DAR February meeting

    Posted on January 22, 2015 at 1:25 pm

    Karen Burris Wright portraying Mrs. George Washington.

    Martha Washington, aka, Karen Burris Wright will portray Mrs. George Washington and present her extensive collection of memorabilia on George Washington’s life at the Caroline Close Stuart Chapter February 21 meeting.  Several of her grandchildren will also be present dressed in colonial clothing made by Karen, helping to portray this time period.  Held at the Triggs Banquet Center, Lake St Louis, the Chapter holds all its meetings at this location. Karen

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  • Immanuel Ladies Aid Society presents check to St. Vincent dePaul Food Pantry

    Posted on January 15, 2015 at 9:34 am

    Pictured L-R: Darlene Whited, Chr. Advent by Candlelight; Cuellen Henson, Pres. St. Vincent dePaul Food Pantry, St. Patrick’s Parish; Jackie Mottola, Advent by Candlelight committee.

    Recently, members of Immanuel Ladies Aid Society presented checks to St. Vincent dePaul Food Pantry totaling $1861.25. The check for $861.25 was received in donations at the annual Advent by Candlelight program held in December at the church located at 632 E. Highway N, Wentzville. The additional check for $1,000 was from Thrivent Financial. Thrivent Financial supports fund raising activities of Lutheran churches when funds benefit the community. Advent by

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Ice Festival

Festival of Ice planned for January 31

Posted on January 19, 2015 at 8:05 am

Fete de Glace (The Festival of Ice) will be held Saturday, Jan. 31 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on the 100 to 200 blocks of North Main Street in historic St. Charles (located between Jefferson and Monroe Streets). The Festival has been held since 1998 and is celebrating its 17th anniversary this year. The event is free of charge and handicapped accessible. Team competition takes place in the morning

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  • Green Tree Elementary Choir performs for Rotary Club

    Posted on December 24, 2014 at 1:25 pm

    The Green Tree Elementary Choir

    The Green Tree Elementary Choir delighted Wentzville Rotary members recently at their December Holiday Meeting. More than 60 fourth and fifth graders performed for Rotary members in what has become an annual tradition for the Wentzville School District. The choir is under the direction of Julie Albertson.

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  • Lake Saint Louis Happy Hatters hold Christmas Party

    Posted on December 24, 2014 at 1:17 pm

    Happy Hatters

    The Lake Saint Louis Happy Hatters and their Romeos recently held their annual Christmas party with a luncheon at Ameristar Casino.  The hosts, Jean and Bob Taylor, furnished a beautiful poinsettia for each family.  The Romeos wore their festive red ball caps as they joined the ladies in their purple dresses and red hats.  Each lady received a gift from the club, and each family received a gift certificate to

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