Archive - Aug 19, 2011


New Haven Berger responds to report of structure fire - Minor smoke damage

New Haven Berger Fire responded to the 200 block of Grey Squirrel Trl just west of Hwy VV and Hwy 100 to a report of a structure fire.  Hermann Fire Department was also dispatched along with Hermann EMS.

UPDATE-ALERT: Identification has been MADE- Franklin County Sheriff's Department - Suspicious vehicle reported

4:30 p.m. -  It appears that the subject in Franklin County is working for a legitimate company; however, consumers should always be cautious when dealing with companies out of state or that they are not familiar with.

Sheriff Gary Toelke said, "We appreciate the call from the concerned citizen and encourage others to do the same when they observe suspicious activity."

Claire McCaskill 18th richest member of congress

Missouri News Horizon
– Out of 535 members of Congress, Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill ranks among the 20 richest federal lawmakers.

According the Washington newspaper Roll Call, which ranked the 50 wealthiest House and Senate members, McCaskill ranked 18th with net assets of roughly $17 million. The rankings are based on Congressional members’ public financial disclosures.