Archive - Dec 22, 2011

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Top Stories of 2011 - Here is Number 11 for 2011 - "Priceless

What priceless moment, when a soldier's daughter runs to him after missing her daddy for months and to have that moment all on video.

See the "Priceless" vdieo below.

New Haven School District receives Distinction in Performance Award sixth straight year

During last week’s monthly board meeting Kyle Kruse, Superintendent, announced the New Haven School District has been awarded Distinction in Performance for the sixth consecutive year.

This award is given out annually to school districts that receive a “met” on at least 13 of the 14 criteria set fourth by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). Examples of criteria include; the school district’s graduation and attendance rates, MAP testing scores, and College Placement.

PSB Holds Annual Employee Awards Banquet

Pictured above: Peoples Savings Bank employees receiving milestone anniversary awards were:  Front row: Nicole Koch 10 years, Chantele Watson 5 years, Leslie West 10 years, Mona Stroebel 5 years, Kay Oliver 5 years.  Second Row: Jennifer Lawton 10 years, Mark Laune, Bank CEO/President 20 years, Teresa Grotewiel 10 years, and Tami Buxton 10 years.

Five File for East Central College Board of Trustees.

Five candidates have filed for the three open seats on the East Central College board of trustees.

Prudence Fink Johnson of Union, current board vice president, has re-filed for another six-year term on the board.  Fink Johnson represents Sub-district Two, which includes the school districts of Lonedell R-14, St. Clair R-13, and Union R-11 excluding the Lyon and Boone Township portion of Union R-11 and that portion located in the Beaufort-Union precinct.  She is completing her third term on the ECC governing board.

Winners from Beaufort/Gerald Christmas Coloring Contest

Pictured above are the winners of the QNHN Christmas Coloring Contest. (Left to Right) Sarah Harris, 2nd grade; Derick Gerding, Kindergarten; and Ava Monzyk, 4th grade.  All are students at Beaufort Elementary School.

Strong Christmas Shopping Numbers According to Retail Industry

By DICK ALDRICH
Missouri News Horizon

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- With just a few days left till Christmas, shoppers are heading to the stores and opening their wallets.