Archive - Sep 19, 2011


2011 Farm Toy Show hosted by Beaufort Lutheran Church a success


It was a brisk morning that started with the excitement of a tractor parade at an early 7:30 a.m. Saturday morning at Bolte Ford.  The 20+ tractors arrived at St. John's Lutheran Church in Beaufort around 8:15. 

A mud flinging Cross Country race in Fulton -- Rocks take 6th place

Photos by John Tucker

Pictured above: Zach Grater and Dominick Pataky dealing with the tough course conditions. 

Senate says not so fast about changing the Preidential Primary Date


Missouri News Horizon
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Pushing the state’s presidential primary date back a month was never expected to be a drawn-out legislative ordeal, but the proposal has once again hit a road-block in the Missouri Senate, where lawmakers objected to national party efforts to minimize the state’s influence.

New Haven Obiturary -- Robert W. Zastrow Jan. 14, 1934 - Sept 17, 2011

Robert W. Zastrow, 77, of New Haven, Mo passed away on Sat., Sept. 17, 2011 at The New Haven Care Center.

Mr. Zastrow was born in New Haven, Mo on Jan. 14, 1934.  Robert Zastrow was the son of the late Herbert F. and Flora I. (Dahl) Zastrow.

He was a member of St. Peter's United Church of Christ, New Haven American Legion, and the V.F.W.

He worked in construction most his life and proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

Don't miss the wonderous works of Gina Alvarez at the East Central College Art Gallery

Franklin County Deputies discover meth lab -- Four arrests were made

At approximately midnight on Sun., Sept. 18, 2011 deputies were on a routine patrol in the 1000 block of Hwy AT when they detected a strong chemical odor. They associated the order similar to the production of methamphetamine.

Stay Alert during harvest time

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reminds drivers that this is the time of year when crops are harvested. Thus, drivers should expect heavier farm machinery traffic--especially on rural highways. Farming plays a vital role in Missouri’s economy, history, and identity. Safety is important to drivers and farmers sharing the road!