Archive - Nov 2012

November 19th

Kaylin's Kitchen - Happy Thanksgiving!

As you prepare to give thanks, here are a few recipes from Kaylin's Kitchen for you to enjoy; Pumpkin Spice Pecans, Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes, and Coconut Cream Pie!

St. George 53rd Annual Christmas Bazaar

Vehicle overturns after crashing into embankment

Crews work to extricate a patient from the vehicle.

UPDATE:  The Missouri State Highway Patrol has released the names of the driver and occupant and a cause for this morning's crash.  Amanda C. Reynolds, 27, of New Haven was driving "too fast for the wet road conditions" according to the MSHP.  The occupant in the vehicle was two-year-old Amelia Reynolds, also of New Haven.  The driver was wearing her seat belt.

New coach and new season - Lady Shamrocks season outlook

By Kyle Quick
Last year, the Lady Shamrocks went on one the most prolific postseason runs in school history to end their season playing for a State Championship. However, after Dave Luecke’s departure, the 2012-2013 season will be the beginning of a new chapter for the New Haven women’s program.

Last year’s assistant coach Doug Peirick has moved into the Varsity position while Tim Scheer will take over the Junior Varsity squad and assistant coaching spot.

How do you describe a buck of this size

Pictured is Zach Busher.

Chamois, Mo. - There is no better way to wrap up our big buck photo collection for the 2012 deer season than a buck like this.

Tips to Reduce Families’ Holiday Stress‏

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Hundreds of dollars in spending and calendars overloaded with extra events and commitments can turn the holiday season from merry to miserable for many Americans.




November 18th

If deer hunting was this easy - Coble tags first buck from porch of cabin

Pictured: Scott Coble tags his first buck.

The end of deer season is quickly approaching with Tues., Nov. 20 the last day for hunters to try and make their 2012 hunt a memorable one.

Every year you hear all kinds of hunting stories, which generally are slightly exaggerated, but for one hunter there was nothing inflated about his story

(Below are photos of some big bucks tagged over the weekend.  If you have a monster you would like to show off send us a photo so we can add it to our 2012 big buck hunters.)

No more Twinkies or Wonder Bread - Hostess goes bankrupt

Fri. Nov 16
MNH - A well-known bakery that has been in operations for 82 years is shutting down and taking more than 400 jobs in Missouri and over 18,000 jobs nation wide with it.

Hostess Brands says it is going out of business, closing plants making products like Twinkies and Wonder Bread. That includes plants in St. Louis, Boonville, and the company's 36 bakeries across the country.

Boy Scouts annual community "Scouting for Food" project raises over 2200 items

New Haven, Mo. – Saturday morning Boy Scout Troop #453 joined thousands of troops across the United States “Scouting for Food”.

The holiday season is one of the busiest times of the year for local food pantries, as they make sure families are able to enjoy a Thanksgiving meal and have plenty of food during the winter months.

Thank You from Hunter's Ridge Berry Farm

November 17th

NHHS Student Council hosts Leadership Week

Pictured is Team Princesses, winners of the 2012 Leadership Week.
Photos by Kyle Quick

November 16th

Drastic rise in suicidal subjects poses extreme concern

--There have been four suicides in Franklin County over a course of seven weeks.  Three being students at St. Clair High School, with the most recent suicide on Thursday morning when a 43-year-old female took her life.

While the numbers of suicides have slightly increased, Franklin County Sheriff Gary Toelke told Quick News Friday morning, “The spike in suicidal subjects and/or attempts drastic increase poses even more concern.”

Opinion: No Laughing Matter, Legalize Marijuana Now

By John Payne

On Election Day, voters in Colorado and Washington legalized the adult use and distribution of cannabis (a.k.a. marijuana). These votes represent seismic shifts in the American public’s attitude towards the plant and likely portend the end of our 75 year failed prohibitionist policy.

However, some members of the media still found it difficult to take the issue seriously, with anchors joking about the munchies, a new meaning for Denver’s nickname as the mile high city, and states “going to pot.”

Villa Ridge 43-year-old commits suicide Thursday morning

Villa Ridge, Mo. – Thursday morning  at approximately 10:43 AM, Franklin County Deputies responded to the 5000 block of St. Louis Rock Road for report of an unresponsive female.

Attempts to resuscitate the victim by deputies and paramedics with Union EMS were unsuccessful.

Friday to do list: Work, Grocery Store, Buy Canned Goods, Place in Bag for Boy Scouts

Saturday morning local Boy Scouts will be scouring the streets, looking for blue bags filled with canned goods.  Make sure to have your bag outside by 9 a.m.

If each residence donated one item, only one, think about how many people New Haven could help.  Be a friend and remind your neighbors.

Let’s make this year a record-breaking year.

Recent Drought Causes Spike in Horse Infections in Missouri

­— The long summer drought in Missouri has ruined a large portion of this year’s crop harvest and a University of Missouri equine veterinarian says the negative effects of the dry weather can still be seen across the state.

New Haven Senior Center - An asset to the community

Ronald “Stub” McDonald (on right) was adamant about holding the basket of flowers.

New Haven, Mo. – The New Haven Senior Center has been a vital asset to the community for over 14 years, providing lunch, games, entertainment, and social interaction for senior citizens on Tuesdays and Thursdays each week.

Thanks to the aspiration of three ladies and contributions from the community the Senior Center opened their doors in 1999, operating solely off of private donations.

November 15th

KC Star tags MU recruiting class top 20 in the country

Pictured is Frank Haith
Photo by Dave Martin of KC Star

By Eli Yokley:
Columbia, Mo. - “By the time 2 p.m. rolled around Wednesday, it was official -  Missouri men’s basketball coach Frank Haith had a three-man recruiting class ranked in the top 20 in the nation according to several scouting services.

Kaylin's Community Changers - Alana Foldi

By Kaylin Bade
Our first Community Changer is Alana Foldi.  Alana is the daughter of Joe and Angie Foldi of New Haven.  Alana was chosen as a Community Changer due to her love of animals, thoughtfulness, and selflessness at her last birthday.

NHHS FBLA celebrates American Enterprise Day

Pictured left to right: Secretary Hannah Kassebaum, Reporter Taylor Skouby, Treasurer Kelesy Peacut, and Vice President Clara Albers.  Not pictured is President Rachel Horstman who was ill and unable to attend.

New Haven, Mo. – Each year on Nov. 15 Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapters across the United States host activates to promote American enterprise within their schools and communities.