Archive - 2011


December 12th

EDITORIAL: Part 2 of 2 - Candlelight House Tour - "One of our best ever"

Photo above was taken at Bryan and Carol Hebbeler's home by Kyle Quick

December 11th

USPS considering closing 252 processing centers - Senators seek to delay cuts.

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – In her ongoing fight to prevent the closure of some 3,700 post offices nationwide, Sen. Claire McCaskill joined other members of Congress on Friday in asking for a six-month moratorium on any postal facility closures while the Congress attempts to implement cost saving procedures.

Shamrocks improve to 4-1, defeating Montgomery County 35-42

Pictured above: Ryan Menke dashes through lane, laying it up and in, for two of a game high 17 points.

Gov. Nixon announces grants to educate more nurses at Missouri colleges, universities

Office of the Governor
ST. LOUIS - Gov. Jay Nixon visited the University of Missouri - St. Louis College of Nursing on Friday to announce $1 million in grants to educate additional nurses at colleges and universities across the state.


December 10th

McCaskill and Blunt argue over extending federal tax cut.

Missouri News Horizon

Newest Members to Join Citizens Bank's Staff

Pictured above (left to right): Luke Meyer and Tracy Lagenberg

Citizens Bank is happy to announce the recent hiring of Tracy Langenberg of New Haven and Luke Meyer of Washington.

December 9th

New Haven Elementary Christmas Concert

Pictured above:  Claire Laune playing her solo part during Thursday night's Christmas Concert.

Thursday night’s New Haven Elementary Christmas Concert featured performances by the fifth and sixth grade bands, directed by Mandy Sullentrup, and the Elementary Choir, under the direction of Katherine Taylor.

Boys JV and Varsity both defeat Montgomery in tonight's basketball action

Live updates after each quarter and throughout tonight's game as New Haven plays at Montgomery County High School.

Finial Score - New Haven gets the win 42-35

East Central College to Go Tobacco-Free in 2013

Union Mo. - East Central College will become tobacco-free, effective January 1, 2013.  District trustees voted Monday, December 5, to implement the policy at all college locations.

David Ocheskey - Always and Forever a Shamrock Fan

Pictured above is a new look in New Haven High School's cafeteria floor, funding in the memory of David Ocheskey

David Ocheskey had three loves in his life; his wife, Mary Ocheskey, his family, and watching his grandchildren play sports at New Haven High School.

Missouri River senators look for answers from the Government Accountability Office

Missouri News Horizon
-- Sens. Roy Blunt and Claire McCaskill are among a group of D.C. lawmakers asking the Government Accountability Office to assess the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers performance in managing the river during the last 12 months.

December 8th

Hermann Obituary: Natalie Nicole Knudsen (Sept. 15, 1995 - Dec. 7, 2011)

Natalie Nicole Knudsen, 16, of Hermann, Missouri, passed away on Wednesday, December 7th, 2011 after being involved in a car accident.

Miss Knudsen was born in Jefferson City, Missouri on September 15, 1995, the daughter of Clint G. Knudsen of Hermann and Danielle (Vincent) Knudsen of Jefferson City, Missouri.

R-2 Husky Basketball is getting hot as they kick off their season - R-2 B-Team Tournament

Chloe Tyree banks it in as time expires in the fourth quarter of tonight's game.

When it begins to get cold outside, you can guarantee it is warm and toasty in basketball gyms around the area.  Monday was the start of R-2’s Annual B-Team girls and boys’ Basketball Tournament.

16-year-old Hermann High School Student Killed in Tragic Car Accident

Yesterday morning 16-year-old, Natalie Knudesn, was in a car accident while driving to school.  According the Missouri State High Patrol the accident occurred on highway 19 approximately three and a half miles south of Hermann near Frene Creek Road.

Important Things to Remember When Driving in Snow

Winter weather calls for drivers to make adjustments! The Missouri State Highway Patrol encourages motorists to plan ahead and drive safely or not at all during inclement weather.

State relaxes gambling blacklist

By Tim Sampson
Missour New Horizon

Priceless Moment as Oetterer is Honored for Hitting 1,000

Pictured above: Simply a moment that words cannot describe as Avery Lagenberg darted across the court to give her longtime babysitter a bouquet of flowers.

December 7th

Shamrocks hold Grandview to 10 Second Half Points winning 39-20.

Game Summary
, Mo - Despite New Haven’s 16 turnovers in last night’s game at Grandview, the Rocks held them to 20 points and out rebounding them 38 to 24.  New Haven got off to a slow start only scoring five points in the first quarter, giving Grandview a 9-5 lead but went on to out score Grandview 34 to 11.

Schools invited to fight litter through “No MOre Trash!” contest sponsored by MoDOT and MDC

Peanut the Red Eared Slider; Photo Courtesy Missouri Department of Conservation

McCaskill Proposes Tax Cut for Those Making Less Than One Million - 2 Percent Surtax if Making Over 1 Million

Missouri News Horizon
, Mo. – Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill has thrust herself into the middle of the ongoing national debate over extending the current federal payroll tax cut.

On Tuesday, McCaskill and Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine introduced “The Bipartisan Jobs Creation Act – an omnibus bill that would immediately impact American workers who are about to see their payroll tax increase by nearly half its current rate.