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L-R: John Urban, Cheryl Burns, who helped dry the items and schedule the pick up, and Dan Eberle.

Former Wentzville Marine reunited with lost suitcase of military memorabilia

Posted on November 18, 2014 at 8:29 am

Published with permission from The Boone Country Connection On Tuesday, October 21, members of the Thiemann-Tidd VFW Post 5651 in New Melle were happy to return a lost suitcase containing Military memorabilia and photos to its rightful owner, Dan Eberle of Wentzville. Eberle had lost the suitcase around the end of June when a box fell off a trailer during a move. He had been moving things out of a

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L-R: Jessica Brannan/Vice President, Leon Tow/President, John Zepaltas / Board Member--Communications & Public Relations

WASSI – Wentzville Area Senior Services Inc. named Best Non-Profit Organization in Western St. Charles County

Posted on November 20, 2014 at 11:04 am

Wentzville Area Senior Services Inc. was named Best Non-Profit organization in Western St. Charles County  by the Western St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce. WASSI was recognized with other outstanding St. Charles County organizations at the Nov. 13 Chamber luncheon. WASSI ‘s goal is to ensure seniors in the Wentzville area receive the best in services, programs and facilities. Find out more about WASSI  on the website at www.wassi.org.

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  • Tiger Docks provides pond access, enhancing learning experience at Towne Park

    Posted on November 7, 2014 at 1:59 pm

    Towne Park PR pics

    Tiger Docks™ recently completed a 1,208-square foot floating dock system at Towne Park in western St. Charles County, providing extensive access to the pond adjacent to the park’s education area. Towne Park is named for the late Betty Towne, who donated the land for this purpose. Towne Park is unique in that it includes the only certified Nature Explore Classroom in St. Charles County. Tiger Docks helped to expand the

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  • Grassmuck Realty merges with Real Living NOW

    Posted on November 5, 2014 at 3:15 pm

    Grassmuck Ribbon Cutting

    Grassmuck Realty, LLC has merged with Real Living NOW to open a Lake Saint Louis office. Real Living NOW is a National Franchise and is part of the HSF Affiliates, LLC which operates multiple real estate brands across the United States. A ribbon cutting and Grand Opening was held October 30 that included live music, drinks, and giveaways! The Real Living NOW office is located at 1000 Edgewater Pointe, Suite

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Sports

The Wentzville 7th grade Wolves recently competed in the Jr. GAC and won the championship! Congratulations!!

Wentzville Jr. Wolves win championship

Posted on November 20, 2014 at 10:15 am

The Wentzville 7th grade Wolves recently competed in the Jr. GAC and won the championship! Congratulations!!

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  • Czerniewski skis for the winning USA World’s Team

    Posted on November 20, 2014 at 9:04 am

    Breanne (center) with her parents Terry and Dotty Pollard.

    Congratulations to Breanne Pollard Czerniewski who was selected to represent Team USA this past September in the World Show Ski Championships in Janesville, Wisconsin.  Only the top 30 skiers in the United States were part of this elite team.  Team USA took first place against teams from China, Australia, Belgium and Canada. Breanne played an important role in the Ballet Line, the Double Top 4-Tier Pyramid, and the 720 Swivel

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  • Madisen Dattilo places third in Div. II Nationals

    Posted on August 8, 2014 at 1:10 pm

    Madisen Dattilo

    Lake Saint Louis Ski Club member, Madisen Dattilo performed recently at the Division II Nationals in Swivel Skiing and placed third. The competition was held in Warsaw, Indiana. Dattilo is a student at Holt High School and has been involved with the Ski Club for over 10 years. She also does Showgirls Ballet Line, Swivel and the All-Girls Pyramid. She is the daughter of Joe and Tricia Dattilo of Lake

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Pictured L-R: Leon Tow, WASSI President; John Zepaltas, Vietnam Veteran and WASSI Board of Director member; and Nick Guccione, Wentzville Mayor and Veteran.

Veteran presents wreath at Wentzville’s Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Posted on November 20, 2014 at 9:11 am

On Veterans Day, John Zepaltas, a Vietnam Veteran who served from 1968-1969 as a staff sergeant and field artillery officer, presented a wreath at Wentzville’s Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Zepaltas noted that this was his tribute to all the men and women who have given of themselves for our freedom.

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  • Former Wentzville Marine reunited with lost suitcase of military memorabilia

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 8:29 am

    L-R: John Urban, Cheryl Burns, who helped dry the items and schedule the pick up, and Dan Eberle.

    Published with permission from The Boone Country Connection On Tuesday, October 21, members of the Thiemann-Tidd VFW Post 5651 in New Melle were happy to return a lost suitcase containing Military memorabilia and photos to its rightful owner, Dan Eberle of Wentzville. Eberle had lost the suitcase around the end of June when a box fell off a trailer during a move. He had been moving things out of a

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  • Crider Health Center presents Confluence Award to Emil

    Posted on November 14, 2014 at 7:09 am

    Crider Center presenting Emil Hitt his Confluence Award.

    On Tuesday, October 21, 2014, Crider Health Center unveiled their new annual donor wall and presented long time supporter and previous board member, Emil Hitt, with the Confluence Award at their Celebrate Healing event.  The purpose of this annual event is to give thanks to those who support Crider Health Center through private and corporate donations, by serving as a Board member, and/or by volunteering their time, treasure and talent

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Entertainment

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Holt High School Theater Department presents “Little Women”

Posted on November 14, 2014 at 7:28 am

Holt High School Theater will present its fall production of Little Women on November 20, 21, & 22 at 7:00 p.m. in the C.H. Jones Auditorium.  The classic novel by Louisa May Alcott has been set to music by Jason Howland, with lyrics by Mindi Dickstein and a dramatic book by Allan Knee.  The fast-paced show set in Massachusetts during the Civil War era features a lush score as it

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  • Holt Marching Band takes First Place at Farmington Marching Band Festival

    Posted on September 30, 2014 at 9:40 am

    Members of the Holt Marching Band

    The Holt Marching Indians recently took First Place overall at the Farmington Marching Band Festival. This was the first competition of the marching season for the Indians and in addition to the top prize, the band brought home caption awards for Best Percussion Performance and Best Visual Performance. Well done Indians! The Holt Marching Band is 180 members strong and is directed by James Cunningham with assistance from Henry Kappler,

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  • MOVIE REVIEW – Let’s Be Cops

    Posted on August 20, 2014 at 9:34 am

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    A phony cop comedy, in both senses of the phrase Let’s Be Cops – R ZERO/**** By Jason Wiese Audiences usually take the time to watch comedy to have fun and laugh. To put it simply, as I watched the buddy (fake) cop comedy Let’s Be Cops, I never laughed, nor did I have any fun. I could not wait to leave. In Let’s Be Cops, from The Girl Next

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