Archive - Nov 2011


November 28th

The White House Christmas Tree has arrived

(Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)
The White House - First Lady Michelle Obama is joined by Malia Obama and Sasha Obama for the presentation of the Official White House Christmas Tree at the North Portico of the White House, Nov. 25, 2011.

Missouri’s Newest Distillery Wins Gold Medal

New Haven, Mo. - Pinckney Bend Distillery of New Haven Missouri has debuted its newest product with a splash. Pinckney Bend American Gin received the gold medal for taste in the 2011 International MicroLiquor Competition, recently held in Beverly Hills, Ca.

Three killed on Missouri roads during Thanksgiving holiday

Missouri News Horizon
– The combination of slick roadways and heavy traffic during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend claimed three lives in Missouri, the State Highway Patrol reports.

Between Wednesday evening and Sunday, troopers investigated a total of 365 traffic crashes, three of which proved fatal. In all three crashes, the deceased drivers had not been wearing seatbelts.

UPDATE: Two car accident on Hwy E sends eight to hospital -- Ambulances from Gerald and Hermann also respond

Nov., 28, 7:22 a.m. - According to the MSHP crash report, the maroon colored 2002 Dodge Neon, driven by 19-year-old Gregory Shipley of St. Louis, Mo., was traveling southbound on Good Hope Road when he failed to stop at a posted stop sign and traveled into the path of the brown colored Chevrolet Malibu.

November 27th

Notre Dame banks in last second shot to knock off Duke. (56-54)

Coach McCallie during a time out on Friday's game vs Gardner-Webb
Photo and story courtsey of Duke Women's Basketball

Shamrocks kick off season opener on Tuesday – Quick glance at this year’s team.

The Shamrocks will be led by their two returning starters, senior point guard Ryan Menke and senior forward Lance Gerlemann.  Coach Ray Steinhoff said, “Both are solid players and a determination to win.”

Quick News Investigates – Update SPN scam: Camp Trinity lastest business contacted by SPN

SPN Phone Scam

Update:  Nov 27 - Camp Trinity is the latest business that Sports Network Promotional Products (SPN) has contacted.  Ruth Rethemeyer contacted us yesterday, to inform us that she had received a phone call from SPN on Friday.  Rethemeyer said, “ The caller said the exact same script you had in your article.”  She said she was actually considering the offer; however she said it did not sound just right.

Celebrate a traditional German Christmas at open house Dec. 3 at Deutschheim State Historic Site

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- Celebrate a traditional German Christmas and provide your input on Deutschheim State Historic Site in Hermann during December. Weihnachtsfest, the traditional 19th century German Christmas, will be held Dec. 3-4 and Dec. 10-11 at the site's Pommer Gentner House.  The celebration will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day and is free and open to the public to attend. At 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 3, the site will have an open house to seek input from the public.

November 26th

Glance at New Haven Lady Shamrocks

New Haven, Mo -- The Lady Shamrocks come into the 2011-2012 season returning three starters: senior forwards, Kayla Oetterer and Elise McDonald and sophomore point guard Rachel Steinhoff.  New Haven was 15-12, losing to St. Vincent in the District Championship Game.

New Haven Berger Fire Auxilliary make donation to New Haven Food Pantry

Story and photo by Lisa Neu

Pictured from left to right Alta Lee, Elvis Lee, Ann Reed, Lisa Neu.

Green Ribbon Schools Awards Program Announced

Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education - The Green Ribbon Schools awards program, launched as a pilot this year by the U.S. Department of Education, will recognize public and private schools for taking a comprehensive approach to “greening” their school.

Video -- Kathleen Scheer and Tricia Liston check in from Miami - Head to the Bahamas

Video from Miami, Fl. and game summary from yesterday's win of Gardner Webb.

November 25th

MODOT says bridge projects ahead of schedule

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- It looks like MoDOT’s campaign to fix 802 of the state’s worst bridges is going to come to an end early.

MoDOT Director Kevin Keith told the Joint Committee on Transportation Oversight tha the department’s Safe and Sound Bridge Improvement Project was running ahead of schedule, and all of the plan’s projects will be complete in about three and a half years.

Breakdown of Upcoming Mont. Co Tournament -- Team by Team Analysis

Monday will be the start of high school basketball and first round play of the 40th Annual Montgomery County Basketball Tournament.  The tournament began in 1971, 2006 was the first time the tournament had ever been cancelled due to weather, and Mont. Co and New Haven are tied for the most tournament wins with seven.

Black Friday Excitement

Washington, Mo - In case you missed out on the maddness this morning here is the view of Wal-Mart's parking lot at 1 a.m.  Only one hour in, of the biggest shopping day of the year.

The shopping craze began at midnight for Wal-mart shoppers.  As we were leaving Washington, people were beginning to line up in front of JCPennys.

November 24th

Quick News Investigates – Updates: Anytime Fitness refunds and SPN phone scam

Anytime Fitness Update:

We have good news for those who paid for a membership prior to the closing of Anytime Fitness in New Haven, Mo.

November 23rd

Happy Thanksgiving from!

Happy Thanksgiving from! 

We are thankful for our devoted readers and the communities who support us.

We hope that your Thanksgiving is plentiful and filled with joy.

New Haven School District Winter News Letter

New Haven School District Winter News Letter

Letter from the Superintendent

Recipes from Kaylin's Kitchen - Thanksgiving Edition

In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies.

November deer harvest tops last year’s figure

Missouri’s robust deer herd continues to pump millions into the state’s economy annually and supports 11,000 Show-Me State jobs.
JEFFERSON CITY–Hunters checked 190,089 deer during Missouri’s 11-day November firearms deer hunt, slightly surpassing last year’s figure despite a slow start on opening weekend.