Archive - Dec 2, 2011


From partisan town to winter wonderland with the flick of a switch

Photos and Story by Time Sampson

Picture above: The governor’s Christmas tree shines against the glowing Capitol dome in Jefferson City. On Friday, Gov. Jay Nixon and his wife Georganne led the annual tree lighting ceremony at their home.

Editorial: Back in the Day - Seniors Decorate for Christmas

Pictured left to right: Senior Class Vice-President, Abby Menke and President, Ryan Menke, were in charge of delegating operation decoration. (They are not siblings.)

Mercy Celebrates Holidays with a Gift to the Community – A New Emergency Department

OBITUARY: Union: Jeanne Amerette Fink (June 11, 1924 - November 29, 2011)

Jeanne Fink, 87, of Union passed away Tues., Nov. 29, 2011.

She is survived by her husband Emmet Fink of Union.  She is also survived by two daughters, Prudence Fink Johnson and husband Nils of Union; and Patience Fleer and husband Roger of Washington.

A memorial service will be held Dec. 11, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at Zion United Church of Christ in Union.

Memorials are preferred to the Franklin County Public School Retirees Association.

The Employment Situation from November released today from the White House

The White House - Alan B. Krueger -
 Today’s employment report provides further evidence that the economy is continuing to heal from the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, but the pace of improvement is still not fast enough given the large job losses from the recession that began in December 2007. 

Who says money does not grow on trees?

Pictured above:  Karen Bonuchi and the tree that grows money.

During the month of December, Citizens Bank has teamed up with KFAV 99.9 FM to sponsor a 100 dollar money tree.

Stop by Citizens Bank in New Haven to register for a chance to have a little extra shopping cash.

Blunt, McCaskill at odds over reintroduction of U.S. horse slaughter

Missouri News Horizon

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – After a five-year moratorium on the slaughter of horses in the United States, Missouri’s two Senators are at odds over reintroducing the controversial practice.