Archive - Jan 2012

January 24th

Chronic Wasting Disease found in two free-ranging deer from Macon County

JEFFERSON CITY Mo – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) received two positive test results for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) from 1,077 tissue samples taken from free-ranging deer harvested by hunters in north-central Missouri during the 2011 fall firearms deer season. Both positive test results were from adult bucks harvested by Missouri hunters in Macon County, and are the first CWD-positive results for free-ranging deer in Missouri.

Huskies take third in St. Gertrude Tournament

Photo by Mark Lensing

Pictured front row from left to right: Graham Hill, Bradley Glaser, Trevor Blankenship, Kyle Brumels, and Chase Doerr, back row from left to right: Coach Mark Lensing, Coach Jeff Buchheit, Hunter Lensing,  Ethen Groner, Jack Tyree, John Fleer, Owen Buchheit and Tim Madden, and Coaches Brian Groner and Roger Davis.

2012 State of The Union - what will be addressed

Tonight, President Obama will deliver the 2012 State of the Union Address to millions of Americans from the nation's capitol.

Mercy Bariatric center offers support group

WASHINGTON, MO – The Mercy Bariatric Center is offering the New Beginnings Support Group, a monthly support group that offers information and support to people who are considering or have undergone weight loss surgery. Family members are welcome to attend as well.

You drink and drive, you may lose more

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The punishment for repeat drunk drivers in Missouri could become much stricter in the near future.

On Thursday, the state Senate gave first-round approval to a bill that would put harsher limitations on drivers whose licenses have been revoked due to multiple DWI convictions.

January 23rd

It's basketball in Hermann baby

Tuesday night kicks off the first round games of Hermann’s Boys Basketball Tournament.

Teams hope to use this and their final regular season tournament as a momentum builder for the rest of the season.  Next week teams begin the heart of their conference schedule that leades into district play.

Shamrock Basketball Game Updates Tonight: Lady Rocks fall short in overtime

Game Final in OT - St. Clair survives the first round knocking of New Haven in overtime 47-39.

End of Regulation: Four quarters has not been enough to decide this game.

Both teams are all tied at 35 points. 

As soon as we get a final score you will know.

New Haven Senior Spotlight - Matthew Boehmer

By Kayla Oetterer

This week’s Senior Spotlight is on Matthew James Boehmer.

Since Boehmer was six years old there has been one thing he he loves doing more than anything else, that is playing the drums.

Boehmer participates in marching band, pep band and concert band.

Capping pipes can save birds’ lives

Male downy woodpecker on feeder, courtesy MDC

Mercy Tops Nation’s Integrated Health Care Networks

MIDWEST ­U.S. – Two Mercy health systems are again ranked in the top 10 of the IMS Integrated Healthcare Networks, as reported in Modern Healthcare, a leading national health care magazine.

Three World War II veterans honored by Gov. Nixon

Photo above: World War Two veterans, (from left) Lloyd Cain, Frank Crooks and Francis "Bud" Jones receive the French Legion of Honor from Gov. Jay Nixon Monday during a ceremony at the State Capitol. Photo by Dick Aldrich (Missouri News Horizon).

OBITUARY: Berger: Rosemary Hudson (April 2, 1928 - Jan. 21, 2012)

Rosemary Hudson, 83, of Berger, Mo., passed away on Sat., Jan. 21, 2012 at Gasconade Manor Nursing Home in Owensville, Mo.

Mrs. Hudson was born in St. Louis, Mo. on April 2, 1928, the daughter of the late Angelo and Margaret (Bohan) Colonna.

Hudson was the widow of Lee Hudson, Sr. They were married April 14, 1946 in Mississippi.

Mrs. Hudson was a member of Faith Lutheran Church, Branson, Mo. and worked as a CNA for Mercy Hospital in Washington.

January 22nd

Blue Devils knock down Terrapins 80-72, remain number one in ACC

Pictured is Kathleen Scheer from today's action against Maryland.
Photo courtesy of Duke Women's basketball.

Hennings Automotive a top contributer to Franklin County's United Way

Hennings Automotive was one of two companies from New Haven making the top thirty companies in Franklin County, contributing the most money to the Franklin County Area United Way.

Changing the world one strand at a time

Photos by Eileen Roth.

Faculty and staff members at New Haven Elementary put emphasis on encouraging students to do the unexpected for others.

Aside from teaching students the standard math, reading, writing, and science topics, students are being taught how to simply be a good person within society.

January 21st

IMPORTANT: Basketball schedule and Re-scheduled dates

Upwards basketball in full swing - Pictures below

Upward Sports, the world's largest Christian sports league for children, provides a fun sports experience for kids based on healthy competition.

Last year, more than 550,000 K5 through sixth-grade kids had a great basketball, soccer, flag football or cheerleading experience through one of Upward's 2,400 leagues or camps.

New Haven's offense continues to struggle

Jacob Trachsel goes up to score 2 of his 12 points on the night.

New Haven, Mo – New Haven has struggled to put points on the board and last night was no different, scoring just six points in the first half.

Budget director defends Nixon’s proposed higher education cuts

BY TIM SAMPSON

Missouri News Horizon
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The woman in charge of managing the state budget says struggling revenues leave no other option than to make major cuts in public funding for higher education next year.

January 20th

Shamrock Live Updates: Shamrocks unable to make comeback 36-25

Game Final - New Haven 25 Chamois 36

UPDATE - New Haven is with in 6 points just 3:22 left

3rd Quarter - New Haven trails 16-28

Halftime - New Haven still trails 6-18.

Shamrocks have struggled to even get good looks at the basket and committing several turnovers.