Archive - 2011


December 19th

MU Researchers Find Pet Kidney Injuries Are Similar To Human Kidney Injuries

COLUMBIA, Mo., News Bureau, University of Missouri– When evaluating early kidney injuries in people, doctors monitor blood level increases of creatinine, a waste product of muscle breakdown, to understand the severity of the injury.

Top Stories of 2011 - Number 14

Let the countdown begin of the top 14 stories we have published this year.

At the end of a year everyone always looks back at things that have happened.  For some people 2011 will have been one of the worse years in their life, for others the best year of their life.

New Haven rocks Owensville Friday night 34-55.

Pictured above: Ryan Menke helps to break Owensville's press during the second half.

Happy New Year. Start 2012 Safely.

Jefferson City, Mo. - The end of this year is fast approaching, and many Missourians will make plans to bring in 2012 in a special way. The Missouri State Highway Patrol encourages everyone to make good decisions regarding their New Year’s celebration. If the weather is bad, allow extra time for traveling or be flexible with your plans. Staying home might be safer.

Deputies find 16-month-old during meth bust in Pacific.

Pacific, Mo. - Yesterday afternoon (Sunday) Franklin County Deputies responded for a report of a possible meth lab at a residence in Pacific Summit Estates.  When deputies arrived they noticed a strong odor, commonly associated with production of methamphetamine.

After deputies made entry into the residence, contact was made with four adults along with a 16-month-old child that was located inside as well.  Deputies did locate a meth lab inside the residence.

December 18th

New Haven 5th and 6th Grade Girls Basketball Tournament - 6th grade finishes 2nd.

Photo by Kyle Quick

Pictured above is the 6th grade girl's team after taking 2nd place in this weekends tournament.

Bringing back the Community Christmas Light Contest.

QNHN is going to have an on-line “Best Decorated House” contest with voting starting tomorrow, Mon., Dec. 19 ending Thur., Dec. 22.

December 17th

Two teens responsible for burglery spree.

Villa Ridge, Mo. - On Tues., Dec. 13 at approximately 5:00 p.m., Deputies responded to a residence on Goodes Mill Road near Villa Ridge for a report of a burglery.

The reporting party told deputies that after coming home a door was open to the residence and items missing from inside.  The Sheriff’s Office had received prior reports of burglaries in that area.

Middle School and High School Annual Christmas Concert

This past Wednesday the Annual New Haven Middle School and High School Christmas concert was held in the high school auditorium.  Family, friends and members of the community filled the bleachers from one end to the other.

Corps adjusts Missouri River flood plan … for now

Missouri News Horizon

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- After this year’s catastrophic flood along the Missouri River, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is expected to make a number of changes – albeit only temporarily for the time being.

Thrity minutes of my life I will forever cherish

Nathan White is a sixth generation row crop and cattle farmer from Carroll County Missouri.

He is a graduate from University of Missouri of Agriculture, and active in his community by serving on his church board, Ray County Farm Bureau President, and Agriculture Leaders of Tomorrow Class 14 member.

Below he describes about a brief moment he will forever cherish.

New Haven High School Student of The Month - Ben Luecke

Photo by Kyle Quick

The Student of the Month for November is Junior Ben Luecke.  Ben is the son of Dave and Luann Luecke.  Ben has been recognized for his leadership in Marching Band, of which he was drum major, along with his participation in numerous other school and class activities.

December 16th

New Haven knocks off Owensville 34-54 - Listen to Friday nights game

UPDATE: Vehicle smokes Hilltop sign - Crashes into the side of Home Oil

Pictured above: Damage caused by vehicle crashing into Home Oil.

12/16/11- According to Assistant Chief Dan Terry, the suspect has been identified as Christopher M. Warren, age 30, from New Haven, Mo.

Is there room at the inn for me?

"Homeless and abandoned animals can't make it out there, alone in the cold.  They need warmth, nourishment and a second chance.
Weather forecasters predict a much colder than average winter this year. Will there be a snowy Christmas?  Furnaces will kick on more often, and utility bills will skyrocket.  No doubt, you are concerned, and so are we."

December 15th

Bank of Franklin County thanks the community by hosting their Annual Holiday Open House

Pictured above:  Stephanie Pehle presents Jeff Panhorst, winner of the Kindle Fire at this years Holiday Open House.

Bank of Franklin County hosts an Annual Holiday Open House on the first Sunday in December that is open to the public.

Live Game Updates from tonight's JV games at Owensville by Kent Vedder

Picture by Kent Vedder
Pictured:  Kyle Ruediger at the free throw line in tonight's win over Owensville.

8:33 p.m. - Kent Vedder just reported minutes ago that the JV boys easily defeated Owensville 43-19.  New Haven JV improves to 1-1 in conference play.

Six months of coverage - Looking back at one of our first stories - NHPD police chase video

It is hard to believe that QNHN has been online for a little over six months.  I guess the saying, “Time flies when you’re having fun,” is true.  We would like to thank all of our advertisers and especially you, the reader.

Lawmakers eye rule changes to help post office compete

Missouri News Horizon
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Now that federal lawmakers have won a guarantee from the U.S. Postal Service that local branches won’t be closed for at least five months, the real work begins.

Owensville High School's TV/Studio students produce promo for Friday night's game

Video produced by students at Owensville High School's TV/Studio Class.