Archive - Jan 2012

January 31st

Introducing Franklin County "iR-II"

Pictured above is iR-II's kindergartners showing off the classes new iPad.

iPads, iPhones, iBooks, iTunes U, and now Franklin County “iR-II” School.  Last week R-II distributed iPads to their teaching staff for them to begin implementing the use of iPads in their classrooms.

High speed pursuit - deputies successfully apprehend suspect

St. Clair, Mo. - Yesterday evening, around 9:30 p.m., a Franklin County Deputy was working tracking enforcement on Highway 30 in the area of the Meramec River.  The deputy noticed a passing vehicle that had invalid license plates.

EDITORIAL: "Hey guy" two words I will never forget

Last night at 9:45 p.m. I received news that a great friend of mine had passed away, Murry Wright.

January 30th

OBITUARY: New Haven: Murry Wright (July 17, 1923 - January 29, 2012)

Pictured is Murry Wright at this past Veterans Day celebration at New Haven Elementary School.

Murray Wright, 88, of New Haven, Mo. passed away on Sun., Jan. 29, 2012 at Mercy Hospital, Washington, Mo.

New Haven downs Chamois in overtime 33-30

Photos by Julie Scheer.

Austin Madden (pictured on right) comes off a screen, knocking down a jumper and two of his career high 12 points.

JV Girls pound Wright City 48-11 - Varsity wins 51-33

Stock photo: Rachel Steinhoff hits Emily Kallmeyer during last week's tournament against Wright City.

Missouri lawmakers move briskly during first month back

Missouri News Horizon

The Missouri General Assembly is moving with unaccustomed speed through this year’s legislative agenda.

OBITUARY: Union: Richard Burke (October 12, 1929 - January 30, 2012)

Richard Burke, 82, of Union, MO. passed away on Mon., Jan. 30, 2012.

Happy Birthday Kim


Love your favorite cousin.

Missing person alert- CANCELED Subject was located

3:43 - Great News! Male subject has been located.  Subject had no injuries and is perfectly fine.

Thank you to all those who called and offered their assistance.  Since the initial report came in, we have been stationed with New Haven officers and communicating back and fourth to provide the most up to the second information.

2:55 P.M. - Male subject's first name is Harvey.  Again, subject suffers from Alzheimers.  Anyone wanting to help please call 636 359 1018.

Update: East Central College email hacked – fraudulent email sent to student body

Update: Mon., Jan. 30, 2012, 1:45 p.m.

Some students are continuing to receive fake campus emails from the deadfake website.  However, it does not appear the staff or student email systems were hacked or breached.

Edmonds not the only one signing autographs

Pictured above: Coach Tim Strobel signs an autograph.

Sun., Jan 29, 2012 was the day New Haven’s Basketball Program and the sea of green was enshrined into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame.

January 29th

Video of Coach Ray Steinhoff speaking at The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame

From the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, Coach Ray Steinhoff's acceptance speech.

January 28th

Team coverage of Sunday's historical day

Sunday will be a historical day; not just for New Haven’s Basketball program, but also for the entire New Haven community.

The Shamrocks will be only the second high school program to be inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame.

Shamrocks sink Pirates in overtime 33-30

New Haven won the third place game at The Hermann Tournament tonight, defeating Chamois in overtime 33-30.

Sixth graders go snow skiing

Photos by Eileen Roth.

This past Thursday, New Haven’s sixth grade class took a trip snow skiing.  No, they did not fly out to Colorado, instead they enjoyed a daylong field trip at Hidden Valley Ski Resort.

McCaskill: Jeff City lawmakers "nuts" for health care vote

By Tim Sampson

Missouri News Horizon
– Sen. Claire McCaskill has one word to sum up actions taken by the Missouri State Senate this week – “nuts!”

January 27th

Lady Shamrocks hold off Warrenton in consolation game 41-35 (game story and photos)

Hermann, Mo. – The Lady Shamrocks walked away with the win, holding off the Lady Warriors in this evening's consolation game 41-35.
Rachel Steinhoff had a team high 16 points with Emily Kallmeyer and Kayla Oetterer both scoring eight points, improving to 9-8 on the year.

Wake up and smell the pancakes! Making maple syrup from your own backyard.

Missouri Department of Conservation - This winter, enjoy a New England “sugar bush” experience right in your own Missouri backyard or woodlot.  Photos by Kevin McCarthy

Missouri, too, has sugar maple trees (Acer saccharum), which many Northeasterners use for making delicious maple syrup and sugar.

Senator Rupp seeks to end ban on public funding for religious schools

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A member of the Missouri legislature wants to end the state’s constitutional ban on providing public funds to religious organizations.

Calling it an injustice toward churches and other faith-based organizations, Sen. Scott Rupp, R-St. Charles, introduced legislation this month that would repeal a portion of the “Blaine Amendment” from the state constitution.