Archive - Oct 2012

October 4th

Elementary School takes part in International Walk to School Day

Photos by Kyle Quick
New Haven, Mo.
– Wednesday morning New Haven residents may have noticed students, teachers, and parents walking through town to the school.  New Haven Elementary students joined more than 4,000 schools across the United States walking and riding bicycles to school to celebrate International Walk to School Day.  This is the fourth year in a row New Haven has participated in this event.

October 3rd

Fatima holds of Shamrocks from upset

Rachel Steinhoff wins battle at the net giving New Haven a 20-16 lead in the first set.

New Haven, Mo. – Monday night the Lady Shamrocks gave the Fatima Lady Comets (21-3) a run for their money.  With the addition of sophomore Katie Peirick and running a new offense New Haven seemed reenergized and a completely different team than last Thursday in the Hermann Tournament.

Grater and Chavez run career best – Shamrocks bring home nine medals

Zach Grater crosses the finish line breaking 18 minutes for the first time.

Hermann, Mo. – The Shamrock’s high school and middle school cross-country teams rocked the Hermann Invitational on Tuesday as Zach Grater broke the 18 minute mark, running a career best of 17:51, finishing in 4th place.  Fey Chavez posted her career best of 22:23 giving her a 10th place finish.

BREAKING NEWS: Argument leads to 18-year-old shooting a 17-year-old near St. Clair Mo.

St. Clair, Mo. – Earlier this afternoon (Wednesday) around 1:38 p.m., Franklin County Deputies responded to what initially was reported as a peace disturbance.

They responded to the 2000 block of Barton Road located seven miles south of St. Clair off of Highway 47.

Shamrock Softball District Tournament Updates

Photo and live updates provided by Drew Schwentker

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OBITUARY: St. Clair: Catherine Marie Parmentier (May 26, 1933 - October 1, 2012)

Catherine Marie Parmentier, nee Bade, 79 of St. Clair, passed away Monday, Oct. 1, 2012. 

OBITUARY: New Haven: Ella C. Birkmann (March 9, 1920 - October 2, 2012)

Mrs. Ella C. Birkmann, 92, of New Haven, Missouri, passed away on Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at New Haven Care Center.

Mrs. Birkmann was born in Berger, Missouri on March 9, 1920, the daughter of the late Herman and Louise (Meyer) Scheible.

Education group sues Mizzou

Missouri News Horizon
An education advocacy group is suing Mizzou.

The National Council on Teacher Quality filed the complaint in Cole County Court this week. The group says The University of Missouri refuses to turn over records related to teacher training programs on all four campuses.

Presidential Debate - A Preview... Taxes and Energy

Pictured left, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden
White House Photo
Pictured right, Governor Mitt Romney and Congressman Paul Ryan

Romney for President Photo

By Kaylin Bade

The first of three Presidential debates between Republican Party nominee Governor Mitt Romney and Democratic Party nominee President Barack Obama will be held this evening at the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado.  The Public Broadcasting Service’s (PBS) Jim Lehrer, Executive Editor of the news program “NewsHour” will host and moderate the debate for the 12th time.

Murphy leads nation in punt return TDS

Mizzou Football
Sophomore scatback Marcus Murphy has established himself as one of the most dangerous punt returners in the nation, and it’s been a welcome sign for the DeSoto, Texas native, after he missed the entire 2011 season due to a shoulder injury. On Monday, Murphy was named the SEC co-special teams player of the week.

October 2nd

Elizabeth's is one store in Downtown New Haven you have to visit

By: Kyle Quick

Elizabeth’s is charming store nestled in Downtown New Haven on the corner of Front Street and Miller Street filled with antiques, gifts, home décor, and a large variety of items anyone would find appealing. 

Charter Communications moving corporate headquarters out of Missouri

— The nation’s fourth largest cable operator is moving its headquarters out of Missouri.

Charter Communications announced Tuesday they are relocating their corporate headquarters from St. Louis, Mo., to Stamford, Connecticut, moving nearly 200 jobs out of Missouri.

New Haven’s will to win leads to win over Fatima

Result of a "Mac-Shock-Attack

Lady Shamrock's dramatic first set comeback sets tone of match

New Haven, Mo. – Monday night the Junior Varsity kept fans on the edge of their seat in a heart-pounding three set match against the Fatima Comets as New Haven came out on top, picking up their 15th win on the year.

White House Goes Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The North Portico exterior of the White House is illuminated pink in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Official White House Photo by Sonya N. Hebert

The White House was illuminated pink last night to mark the first day of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. During October, President Obama wrote in a Presidential Proclamation, “we honor those we have lost, lend our strength to those who carry on the fight, and pledge to educate ourselves and our loved ones about this tragic disease.”

Recent rain could salvage fall color

The break in Missouri’s drought came just in time for some trees.

JEFFERSON CITY – 2012 is not likely to be remembered for outstanding fall color, but recent rains could save Missouri’s “season of splendor” from fizzling altogether.

October 1st

New Haven German-American Club return from Borgholzhausen, Germany

By David Menke
Recently a group of thirty members of the New Haven German-American Club returned from a visit to Borgholzhausen, Germany, New Haven's sister city.

The group spent four days living with host families in Borgholzhausen. While in Borgholzhausen several  in the group were able to visit ancestral home sites and getting a chance to meet distant relatives.

Study shows Missouri slow job growth forecast

Missouri News Horizon

News Brief - A new study shows Missouri’s economy will grow slowly over the next six months. That’s the opinion of Creighton University’s Economic Forecasting Group.

OBITUARY: Owensville: James Allen "Jimbo" Theissen (November 5, 1966 - September 28, 2012)

James Allen "Jimbo" Theissen, 45, of Owensville, Misouri, passed away on Friday, September 28, 2012 at his home.

Mr. Theissen was born in Jefferson City, Missouri on November 5, 1966, the son of Donald D. "Buck" and Donna (Findlay) Theissen.

At dog breeder conference, candidates court agriculture vote

Missouri News Horizon
Quick News Photo

GOODMAN, Mo. — Among members of the Missouri dog breeding community, the wounds of 2010 have yet to heal.

That year, Missouri voters approved a ballot measure that strengthened regulations on the industry dealing with treatment of animals. Much of the law was overturned by lawmakers in the 2011 session of the Missouri General Assembly, with the support of Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon, who signed compromise legislation brokered between agriculture and animal rights stakeholders.

Lewis and Clark Expedition makes stop in New Haven

New Haven, Mo. – Saturday night The Discovery Expedition of St. Charles, Mo. set up camp after arriving in New Haven as part of reenacting the same voyage that Lewis and Clark took over 200 years ago.