Archive - Jan 12, 2012

Missourians may see cigarette tax increase on November's ballot

Missouri News Horizon
– The heat is on to increase Missouri’s relatively low tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products.

On Thursday, Secretary of State Robin Carnahan approved a ballot referendum petition for circulation by the American Cancer Society.

Body of a Missouri Hero, Trooper Guthrie, recovered after five months of searching

On Thurs., Jan. 12, 2012, at approximately 2:00 p.m. the body of Missouri State Trooper Frederick F. "Fred" Guthrie Jr was located in a brush pile south of where K-9 Reed was recovered near the original search site where they went missing working Missouri River flood duty in the area of Big Lake on Missouri Highway 118 at Missouri Highway 111 in Holt County, Mo.

OBITUARY: Hermann: Randy Lee Schuch (Sept. 21 1965 - Jan 10, 2012)

Randy Lee Schuch, 55, of Hermann, passed away on Tues., Jan 10th, 2012 at Hermann Rod & Gun Club, Hermann.

Mr. Schuch was born in Jefferson City, Missouri on Sept. 21, 1956, the son of the late Eugene Emil and Bessie W. (Maire) Schuch who survives him of Hermann, Missouri.

Schuch is also survived by two brothers Kenneth Schuch & wife Joyce of Belle, Missouri and Ward Schuch of Hermann.

He worked several jobs around the area, in a nursing home and hospital and he has been his mother’s caregiver for many years.

No services will be held.

Senators look to shift traffic light camera funds to schools

Missouri News Horizon
, Mo. – If some state Senators get their wish, Missouri drivers who are nabbed by red light cameras may soon be paying their fines to local schools.

Travel Outlook - areas of Leslie, Beaufort, and Lyon

It seems as though approximately an inch of snow fell overnight, partially melted, refroze, and another inch or so fell on top.  Please be extra cautious when driving on roads that have not yet been cleared.

Visit Missouri Dept. of Transportation's Road Conditions Website: for more information.

The National Weather Service is reporting the following forecast for our area: