Archive - Oct 2012

October 8th

Linda Seiner featured artist at Zia Gallery - Hopes to touch breast cancer survivors through her art

Pictured: Linda Seiner standing next to one of her paintings on display this month at Zia Gallery

By: Kyle Quick

Linda Seiner is a two-time survivor of breast cancer.  Seiner was first diagnosed with breast cancer 12 years ago and less than two years later defeated her bout with breast cancer for a second time.

Seiner said, “ After being diagnosed for the second time I began doing art to express the emotions and feelings I was going through when I really couldn’t express them verbally.”

In fourteen hundred and ninety-two, Columbus sailed the ocean blue!

Americans have memorized the title poem in elementary school for years, but how many facts about the voyage are actually remembered as we observe Columbus Day?



October 7th

Lady Shamrocks lose 4th straight while JV wins 4th straight

Kelsey Peacut knocked down a team high 10 kills in New Haven's loss to Pacific.

Pacific, Mo. – Volleyball is about emotion and momentum. A single error can end up changing the complexity of an entire match.

Thursday night’s match at Pacific a few mistakes by both teams ended up being the difference between Pacific winning and New Haven suffering their fourth straight loss.  You can’t narrow it down to a single mistake but unable to recover from a momentum killer can play a huge factor

Alzheimer's Behaviors and Commmunication Free program by HADH

Washington woman receives moderate injuries in one-vehicle crash

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a one-vehicle accident occurred yesterday afternoon, Sat., Oct. 6, at 3:12 p.m. on Highway 100 in which the driver, Yvonne Talbott, 60, of Washington received moderate injuries.

Pro-Life supporters from local area join in National Life Chain

Sunday afternoon, supporters of Pro-Life lined Highway 100 as part of the National Life Chain.

Photos by Kyle Quick

New Haven, Mo. – Each year on the first Sunday in October, Life Chains are formed throughout cities and towns across North America by those who are against abortion and believe in the “Right to Life”.

OBITUARY: NEW HAVEN: Betty J. Scheer (October 6, 2012 - 1931)

Mrs. Betty J. Scheer, 81, of New Haven passed away at New Haven Care Center, New Haven Mo.

Mrs. Scheer was born in New Haven, Mo. in 1931, the daughter of the late Louis and Pearl (nee Warner) Drewel.

She was the wife of Wilbert W. Scheer they were married January 22, 1949 at the Trinity Lutheran Church, New Haven, Mo.

October 6th

Marching Shamrocks clean house second straight week

Photos courtesy Rhonda Helling

Washington, Mo. - Flawless uniforms, perfect lines, their appearance similar to a Marine drill team, and stone cold facial expressions describe the Marching Shamrocks.  New Haven’s Marching Shamrocks decades of success continued Saturday as they cleaned house for the second stratight week.

OBITUARY: Leslie: Jess Laubinger (July 18, 1927 - October 5, 2012)

Jess Laubinger, 85, of Leslie passed away Fri., October 5, 2012.

He is survived by his wife Helen Laubinger, nee McGee.  He is also survived by five sons, Jess Laubinger, Jr. of Leslie, Ed Laubinger and wife Bren of St. Clair, Joey Laubinger of Beaufort, Chad Laubinger and wife Lynn of New Haven, and Thad Laubinger of Leslie; five daughters, Pam Gray and husband Randy of Belle, Patty Jones and husband Kent of Union, Debbie Bliss and husband Terry of Union, Lockey Travis and husband Harold of Eldon, Sybil Green and husband Curt of Gerald; 27 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren; and one brother, Clarence Laubinger of Leslie.

QUICK THOUGHT: The man in the black helmet...The Fox Hunter

Why does a pilot wear a black helmet every year at the balloon race?

By Kyle Quick

If you think about any of the balloon festivals you have attended I am sure you have seen the same pilot every year wearing a black looking hardhat.

John Esserman or better known as the “Fox Hunter” began piloting hot air balloons in 1978.  Esserman has competed in nearly every Annual Hot Air Balloon Race held in New Haven, Mo.


Pictured is Claire Laune (right) "The Birthday Girl" with two friends at field day.


We hope you have a super great day!

Miller Street Project done, finished, completed, and wrapped up

New Haven, Mo. –On Thursday crews completed the paving and final touches on Miller Street.

Friday it was announced that Miller Street is officially open to all traffic and the completion of phase 2.

Controlling the scourge of invasive spotted knapweed

Photo courtesy MDC

, MDC Invasive Species Coordinator -- Invasive plant species threaten the stability of ecosystems by reducing biological diversity and replacing beneficial native species.


October 5th

OBITUARY: HERMANN: Raymond H. "Pop" Meyer (January 27, 1922 - October 4, 2012)

Mr. Raymond H. "Pop" Meyer, 90, of Hermann, passed away Thursday, October 4, 2012 at the Hermann Area District Hospital, Hermann, Mo.

Ray was born in Little Berger, Missouri on January 27, 1922, the son of the late Arthur J. and Mary W. (Ellerbrake) Meyer.

Ray proudly served his country in the US. Navy during WWII.

Hollywood loves ‘The Obama Show’

By M.D. Kittle  Wisconsin Reporter
Morgan Freeman isn’t dead. And his wallet is wide open for Barack Obama.

Morgan Freeman has donated more than $1 million to a Super PAC working to re-elected President Obama.

Last month, the Academy Award-winning actor who has narrated everything from prison escapes to penguin odysseys to the running movie in my head suffered the Mark Twain effect – The report of his death was an exaggeration.

Five HADH Employees Celebrated for Years of Service

Pictured left to right: Liz Stiers, Director of Admissions and Business Office with 35 years of service.  Anne  Jacobi, Clinic director of Associated Medical Arts with 25 years, Kim Kolks, LPN nursing with 25 years, Dan McKinney, HADH Administrator, Margaret Romaker, Ward Clerk with 25 years, and Lisa Heying, LPN director of home health 30 years of service.

Friday, Sept. 26 Heramann Ared District Hospital Dan McKinney along with hospital staff celepbrated five employeess who have been with HADH for over 25 plus years.

World Teacher's Day - Taking a stand for teachers

United Nations Photo by John Isaac, A Bengali teacher instructs a class at a school in a rural village south of Dacca.

"On this day, we call for teachers to receive supportive environments, adequate quality training as well as ‘safeguards’ for teachers’ rights and responsibilities...We expect a lot from teachers – they, in turn, are right to expect as much from us. This World Teachers’ Day is an opportunity for all to take a stand." Irina Bokova, United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Director-General

October 4th

Mizzou looks to knock off Vanderbilt to begin month long home stand

Mizzou Football

The Missouri Tigers (3-2 overall, 0-2 in Southeastern Conference play) return home to begin an entire month in the friendly confines of Memorial

Stadium/Faurot Field. You won’t see Mizzou leave the state of Missouri until the calendar flips to November, as the Tigers have home games this month against Vanderbilt (Oct. 6), Alabama (Oct. 13) and Kentucky (Oct. 27), sandwiched around a bye week (Oct. 20).

MU receiver popped for pot

Pictured Dorrial Green-Beckham.
Missouri News Horizon

Columbia, Mo. - The University of Missouri’s top freshman football player is in trouble with the law. Dorrial Green-Beckham of Springfield has been suspended for at least this weekend’s game after he and two freshman teammates were charged with possession of less than 35 grams of marijuana.

Gerald receives $75,000 in federal recreation grant

Gov. Jay Nixon announced that six Missouri communities have been approved by the National Park Service to receive more than $275,000 in federal grants to assist with park and recreation needs.