Archive - Nov 2012

November 30th

Out with the old in with the new - Elementary gym gets a new face lift

Backboard says good by to where it has sat since 1984.
Photos and article by Kyle Quick

New Haven has always been a one-of-a-kind town with a special community. New Haven’s community, which extends beyond the city limits, has always supported their school district, especially locally owned businesses.

There were many historical events that took place in 1984, the same year the Elementary Gym was built, such as Boston College’s Quarterback Doug Flutie winning the Heisman Trophy, Michael Jordan of North Carolina received the Jon R. Wooden Award, and two rounded top basketball goals were installed in the newly built gym at New Haven's Elementary.

Sheldon Richardson will bypass senior year to enter 2013 NFL Draft

MU Football profile photo courtesy of Mizzou Athletics.
– Mizzou Athletics just announced that University of Missouri junior defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson has decided to forego his final year of collegiate eligibility, and will make himself available for the 2013 NFL Draft, to be held April 25-27.

Richardson had a breakout season for the Tigers in 2012, as he led all Southeastern Conference defensive tackles, and ranked second on the MU team overall, with 75 tackles.

Deputy’s heroic effort leads to arrest of car thief after two weeks of investigation

Grey Summit, Mo. - Franklin County Deputies and Pacific Police have been working together over the past two weeks investigating the numerous auto thefts that have taken place within the area.  Through a collective effort by both departments they were able tie all robberies to one suspect.

Several attempts had been made to stop and arrest the subject and each time led to a pursuit, at times exceeding 100 MPH.  These pursuits were discontinued due to safety concerns.  There was currently a warrant for the subject’s arrest for felony probation violation, $75,000.00 bond.

New Suicide Prevention Training Program - Partners in Prevention

Jerett Rion, COLUMBIA, Mo. – Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in Missouri; more Missourians die by suicide than by DWI or homicide.

To help combat this issue, officials from Partners in Prevention, a statewide coalition of Missouri universities headquartered at the University of Missouri, will make a suicide prevention program, known as “Missouri Ask Listen Refer,” available to anyone throughout the state.

November 29th

New Haven vs Mexico Game Updates

Montgomery County, Mo. – New Haven will face Clopton on Saturday night in the third place game at 6 p.m. after Mexico was more than the Shamrocks could handle winning 59-28,  advancing into the championship game Saturday night against Fulton.

Sneak peek inside one home on Sundays House Tour

Sneak peak inside the home of Brad and Lauren Zobrist, which promises to be a unique design, combing both modern and traditional Christmas decorations. 
By Kyle Quick:

--Over the last month Tori and Jessica Panhorst, Mark and Ellen Zobrist, Ervin and Betty Niewald, and Brad and Lauren Zobrist have spent countless hours decorating their homes in preparation for the Annual Christmas House Tour.

BREAKING NEWS: Winning Powerball Ticket Sold in Dearborn, MO - North of Kansas City Missouri

Missouri News Horizon
Dearborn, Mo. - We know where Missouri’s winning Powerball ticket was sold.

Missouri Lottery officials say the ticket was sold at a Trex Mart in the tiny town of Dearborn, Missouri, 35 miles north of Kansas City.

Sullivan man seriously injured in crash north of Beaufort

Photo courtesy Jennifer Guerrant.
Beaufort, Mo -
The Missouri State Highway Patrol is reporting that Travis S. Dunakey, 42, of Sullivan, Mo. was seriously injured in a one-vehicle crash this morning around 5:00 a.m., approximately 5 miles north of Beaufort.

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Letters to Santa

Two Franklin County 4-H Members selected to State Shooting Sports Teams

The Missouri’s 4-H Shooting Sports recurve archery team is, from left, Sydney Orton, coach Mike Cook, Bayli Jetton, Anna Threatt, coach Jim Sappington, Caleb Cantrell, Austin Tyree, James-Michael Cook, Health Sutton, Trestan McGeorge and Erick Wideman; kneeling is Erin Armentrout.

– Five state shooting teams have been selected for Missouri’s 4-H Shooting Sports competition, according to Gerry Snapp, University of Missouri Extension 4-H youth specialist.  Two Franklin County 4-H members will be travelling with the teams to Nebraska to compete.

November 28th

Shamrocks knock of Montgomery County 43-30 to play the powerhouse Mexico Bulldogs

Pictured Kyle Ruediger

Photos by Kyle Quick
Montgomery City, Mo.
– Montgomery County went from trailing by four with 48 seconds left in the third when New Haven capitalized off two unforced turnovers, leading to five straight points.  Instead of Montgomery trailing by four they found themselves down by nine at the end of the third quarter, 35-26.

East Central College names Ray Steinhoff Alumni of the Month

Photo by Kyle Quick

--New Haven Varsity Coach Ray Steinhoff was recently named East Central College Alumni of the Month.

There have been countless articles written about Steinhoff’s success throughout his coaching career, however many do not know that he was a pretty good basketball player "back in the day".

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First Lady Michelle Obama Receives the 2012 White House Christmas Tree

The official White House Christmas tree, a 19-foot Fraser Fir, arrives in a horse-drawn carriage at the North Portico of the White House, Nov. 23, 2012. Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy.

First Lady Michelle Obama greeted the official White House Christmas Tree, which arrived via horse-drawn carriage. Daughters Sasha and Malia and First Dog Bo also helped welcome the tree.

Mexico hands New Haven first loss on the season

Megan Shockley scores two of her eight points on four of four shooting.
Photos by Kyle Quick

Montgomery City, Mo. – Monday night the (4) Mexico Lady Bulldogs handed (5) New Haven their first loss of the year in the first round of the Montgomery County Tournament 29-22.

November 27th

OBITUARY: New Haven: Rube W. Deppermann (March 11, 1919 - November 27, 2012)

Rube W. Deppermann, 93, of New Haven, Missouri, passed away on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at Grandview Healthcare Center, Washington, Missouri.

Mr. Deppermann was born in New Haven, Missouri on March 11, 1919, the son of the late Oscar and Alvina (Althage) Deppermann.

25th annual Christmas Candlelight House Tour

Picture of Bryan and Carol Hebbeler's decorations from the 2011 Christmas Candlelight House Tour.
Photo by Kyle Quick (Houses Listed Below)

New Haven, Mo. - The New Haven Preservation Society will present their 25th annual Christmas Candlelight House Tour on December 2, 2012.  The afternoon begins at 3:00 p.m. with a concert presented by the New Haven Community Singers at St. Peters United Church of Christ, 607 Maupin St., New Haven, MO.

Cyber Monday sparks Internet sales tax debate

By Johnny Kampis | Missouri Watchdog

ST. LOUIS, Mo – Online retailers like Amazon were expected to reap millions during the Christmas shopping event known as Cyber Monday, but Missouri’s coffers won’t benefit because the state doesn’t collect sales tax from Internet-only stores.

The Show Me State faces the same conundrum as the rest of the nation — how to make “remote sellers,” or those who sell to Missouri residents but who do not have a physical presence in the state, pay sales taxes on the goods they sell.

This was our Olympics

Pictured left to right is Justin Wurtz and Tyler Johnson.

--When you take three letters and combine them on the front of a jersey, everyone forgets about their differences and unites as one team with the same goal.

When Justin Wurtz of Hermann, Mo. and Tyler Johnson of Union, Mo. first put on their jersey with the letters “USA” on the front they realized they were no longer playing for their high schools (Hermann Bearcats or Union Wildcats) instead they were representing an entire nation.