Archive - Nov 2011


November 15th

Missouri Attonery General pushes for tougher reporting law after Penn State cover up

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – In the wake of the explosive child molestation cover-up scandal at Penn State University, Missouri’s attorney general is encouraging the legislature to adopt new laws that would punish adults who fail to immediately report known or suspected child molestation.

Supreme Court ruled today -- Strippers take less off, Leave more on

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri’s controversial limits on strip clubs and adult book stores will stand, after the state Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that representatives from the adult entertainment community failed to make an effective case that state lawmakers overstepped their bounds.
“While the (adult) businesses attacked and sought to undermine some of (the state’s) evidence, they failed to cast direct doubt on other evidence or the government’s rational,” the court’s ruling reads.

MDC celebrating 75 years of conservation in Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY Mo -- The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is celebrating its 75th anniversary through October 2012. Throughout the next year, the MDC-produced magazine, Missouri Conservationist, will highlight the Show-Me-State’s unique, citizen-led conservation story, successful conservation partnerships and programs and future challenges.

NHHS Senior of the week - Chloe Albers

Article by Kayla Oetterer

Happy Birthday Mary Benz!

Happy Birthday Mary! 

We love you!

With Love,
Gary, Donna, Kevin, Kaylin, and Kaileigh
Matt, Jennie, Zoey, and Lily

Happy 1st Birthday Lily Benz!

Happy 1st Birthday Lily Alana!
We love you!

Missouri lawmaker praises Supreme Court’s decision to take up health care law

Missouri News Horizon
. – Missouri’s Republican Senator was quick to praise the Supreme Court’s announcement that it would be taking up one of the law suits filed against last year’s national health care reform law.

Numbers down for first weekend of hunting season

Missouri News Horizon
, Mo. -- The Missouri Department of Conservation says warm weather is to blame for lower than usual deer kill numbers on the first weekend of hunting season.

But conservation department researchers also say the lower deer kill has something to do with a reduction in the state’s deer herd.

November 14th

McDonald and Pecaut receive All-State Honors

Pictured above left to right: Kelsey Pecaut and Elise McDonald

Elise McDonald was voted to the Missouri High School Volleyball Coaches Association (MHSVCA) Class 1 -- 1st Team All-State.  This is McDonald’s second year in a row to receive this honor.

Blunt sponsors internet sales tax bill

Missouri News Horizon
– In what could be a tectonic shift in the world of online retailing, a bipartisan group of senators in Washington are expected to file a bill this week that would pave the way for state and local governments to begin reaping tax revenue from purchases made over the internet.

November 13th

Girl Power -- Girls on The Run finish season at Forest Park 5k

Photos by Eilleen Roth

Young deer hunters have a good weekend

Missouri Department of Conservation - Jim Low

Hunters age 6 through 15 checked 16,392 deer during the first weekend of Missouri’s youth deer hunt Nov. 5 and 6, a 13-percent increase from last year’s figure.

Top harvest counties for the early portion of the youth hunt were Osage with 369 deer checked, Franklin with 331 and Howell with 316.

Amtrak ridership continues steady increase

Missouri News Horizon
. -- MoDOT officials say increased on-time performance is leading to more people traveling the state by rail.

Michelle Teel, the multi-modal operations director for the agency told a House committee Thursday that ridership on Amtrak is up by 16 percent over last year. Teel said the increase continues a five year trend.

November 12th

Three New Physicians Join Mercy

William Harris, DO, has joined Mercy Clinic Surgical Specialists in Washington. Dr. Harris is an orthopedic surgeon. Dr. Harris received his doctor of osteopathy at Kirksville Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, Mo., and completed his residency at Warren General Hospital Orthopedic Surgery in Ohio.

Happy Birthday Alexander Venardos

Happy Birthday Alexander Venardos!!!

With Love, Your Family

November 11th

Shamrock Basketball State Teams will be inducted into Missouri Sports Hall of Fame

RCS to host St. Louis Ukulele Club Tomorrow Night - Great food and great music makes for a great Saturday night

The St. Louis Ukulele Club (SLUG), led by Karl Markl of South County Vintage Instruments, will be performing at the Riverfront Cultural Society in downtown New Haven, Mo tomorrow night from 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm. Admission is $10.

Chili Mac and Brread Pudding will be served before the show tomorrow night.  This will be the Riverfront Cultural Society's last fund raiser for the year.  They need your support, great food, great music, would make for a great saturday night.

New Haven students honor local veterans

Pictured above: Veterans enjoy breakfast sponsored by New Haven Student Council.

The United States of America was founded on the basis of freedom, liberty, and justice for all.  Men and women have served and continue to serve to protect America’s ideals.


Happy Birthday to Jamie Scheer from your two favorite nieces!

Tatum and Taylor

New Park Board assignments passed at last night's Gerald City Council Meeting

Without much discussion, the issue of assigning new members to the Gerald Park Board was settled at last night's Gerald City Council Meeting. 

Two of the four elected to the board, Heather Baser, and Melissa Lottmann were nominated at last month's meeting, but were not approved by the aldermen.  Lottmann walked out of last month's meeting stating that she "would not be a part of it" due to the arguing that came with the appointments.