Archive - Oct 15, 2012

Shamrocks run into conference after solid performances this past week

Pictured above is Seth Schenck at Saturday's Borgia Invitational.

--Seth Schenck ran under 18 minutes for the sixth straight time Saturday morning on a brutal and unforgiving course at Borgia's Cross Country Invitational at Big Driver.

Schenck finished 24th with a time of 17:56, headed into Tuesday’s Four Rivers Conference meet where Schenck finished second last year.

Viewers May Receive Greatest Benefit in Presidential Town Hall Debate‏

COLUMBIA, Mo. – On Tuesday night, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will meet on the debate stage for their second presidential debate, but this time they will not be alone.


The candidates will be joined by dozens of “undecided” citizens eager to interrogate the two men.

Akin ahead of McCaskill in recent poll

A Republican-leaning polling group finds Republican Congressman Todd Akin ahead of incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill

Wenzel Strategies gives Akin a 49 to 45 percent margin over McCaskill in a sample of 1-thousand likely voters.

Shamrocks march over competition at Bi-State Marching Festival

Pictured left to right: Drum Majors Ben Luecke and Meghan Brown.

Photos and story by: Cheri Maloney
Potosi, Mo. - Saturday was another exciting day for the Marching Shamrocks at the Bi-State Marching Festival.  New Haven won nearly every award possible aside from taking first place in their class.

Wild-turkey production up for second year

Dry conditions allowed above-average nesting success.

JEFFERSON CITYAdmirers of the wild turkey in Missouri have cause for celebration for the second year in a row, according to the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC).