Archive - Dec 2011


December 15th

Making High-tech Health Care Available to Rural America

USDA awards Mercy half-million-dollar grant, benefitting a dozen rural hospitals across four states

MIDWEST U.S. – For the second time in a year, the USDA awarded Mercy a $500,000 telemedicine grant, which will ultimately provide greater access to health care in some of Mercy’s most rural communities in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma.

December 14th

Video added of Garret playing piano - New Haven High School Senior of the Week - GARRET HASTY

Story by Kayla Oetterer
Pictured above are Garrett Hasty and the ladies he helps to prepare lunch.

Our senior of the week is Garrett Hasty.

High School Christmas concert

Watch the final song from this evening's Christmas concert at New Haven High School below.

Happy Holidays from MDC‏!

NTSB recommends no cell phones for drivers in wake of Aug., 5, 2010 tragic accident in Gray Summit

Missour New Horizon
-- The National Transportation Safety Board says cell phone usage in moving vehicles is unsafe at any speed.

The board is recommending states ban the use of cell phones and other electronic devices by drivers, except in emergencies.

The ruling comes in the wake of its investigation into an Aug. 5, 2010 crash near Six Flags St. Louis that resulted in the death of a 19 year old driver and a passenger on a school bus. In addition, 35 others were injured in the chain reaction crash.

Postal service declares 5-month moratorium on closure - Prolonging the inevitable

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Thousands of local post offices across the nation have won a temporary reprieve before the may ultimately be forced to close their doors.

Wolfe named new MU president - Live video from Tuesday press conference

Pictured above: New University of Missouri President Tim Wolfe address a crowd of university officials at his announcement ceremony. Wolfe is a graduate of the UM business school with a lengthy career as an information technology executive.

December 13th

A tough loss to swallow -- Sullivan defeats New Haven 32-34

New Haven, Mo. - Sullivan came out scoring the first five points, leading from start to finish, led by sophmore guard, Justin Biermann scoring a team high 12 points.  Lance Gerlemann led the Rocks also scoring 12 points.

JV girls sneak by Sullivan in a thrilling end to win 25-24.


Photo by Michele Scheer
Pictured: Megan Schockley sinks her second freethrow to put the Rocks ahead by one.

Elementary's Student Council sponsors food drive for New Haven Food Pantry.

Pictured above is what students have donated as of last week Thursday.

New Haven Elementary's Student Council is sponsoring a food drive for the New HavenFood Pantry.

It is a friendly competition among the classes having students working to win FABULOUS prizes.

New Haven's fourth grade team takes second place

Photo by Jim Eichelberger

Pacific, Mo – New Haven’s fourth grade basketball team took second place out of 12 teams this past week in the Pacific Tournament.

MyMercy Brings Peace of Mind – Just Ask a Mom

Pictured above:  MyMercy user and Union resident Stacy Langan with her son Grayson.

New Haven OBITUARY: August "Gus" Pehle (Oct. 3, 1936 - Dec. 11, 2011)

August "Gus" Pehle, 75, of New Haven, Mo., passed away on Sun., Dec. 11, 2011 at his home.

Mr. Pehle was born in Berger, Mo. on Oct. 13, 1936, the son of the late Edward and Lydia (Breckenkamp) Pehle.

He was a member of St. Peter's United Church of Christ in New Haven and the New Haven American Legion. August proudly served in the U.S. Army.
After serving his country he was a truck driver and drove for Pepsi, Bockting Trucking, and, Weber Construction and Heisel.

December 12th

JV girls win in nail biter tonight knocking of Sullivan

Photo and live report by Kent Vedder.

New Haven, Mo. – We just spoke with Kent Vedder live from New Haven High School where the Lady Rocks are taking on the Sullivan Eagles.

Kathleen Scheer ties a season high 10 points - Duke wins easy 93-35

Photo by: Duke Photography

Pictured: Kathleen Scheer lays in on a fast break, scoring two of her 10 points in yesterday's game.

Williams Selected ACC Rookie of the Week

DURHAM, N.C. – For the second time over the last three weeks, Duke University freshman Elizabeth Williams has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Rookie of the Week on Monday by a vote of the Blue Ribbon Panel.

Williams averaged 19.5 points, 7.5 rebounds, 2.0 steals, 1.5 assists and 1.0 blocks on the week as the Blue Devils split their two contests.  The Virginia Beach, Va., native also hit 18-of-24 field goals for a 75.0 field goal percentage.

ANOUNCEMENT: JV Boys and Girls Games on Thursday

The JV boys and girls games on Thur. at Owensville will be played in their middle school gym.

The following night, Friday, both boys and girls varsity games will be played at the high school.  You can tune in and listen live right here on QNHN.

Dieckhaus will not run for re-election

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- State Rep. Scott Dieckhaus, R-Washington, says he will not run for another term in the Missouri House.

New Haven Berger Fire Protection District purchases new equipment

Pictured above are the new resuce tools recently purchased by NewHaven Berger Fire Department.

The New Haven-Berger Fire Protection District recently purchased and placed into service two sets of hydraulic rescue tools and 2,000 feet of large diameter hose.

Syndicated Editorial: I guess it's all about the Benjamins.

Last week Thur. when I arrived at work the first thing everyone said, “Well Pujols will not retire as a Cardinal.”

I spent his past weekend attempting to comprehend 254 million dollars.  This is what Pujols will make in the next ten years playing for the Los Angeles Angles.