Archive - Jan 2012

January 12th

Senators look to shift traffic light camera funds to schools

Missouri News Horizon
, Mo. – If some state Senators get their wish, Missouri drivers who are nabbed by red light cameras may soon be paying their fines to local schools.

Travel Outlook - areas of Leslie, Beaufort, and Lyon

It seems as though approximately an inch of snow fell overnight, partially melted, refroze, and another inch or so fell on top.  Please be extra cautious when driving on roads that have not yet been cleared.

Visit Missouri Dept. of Transportation's Road Conditions Website: for more information.

The National Weather Service is reporting the following forecast for our area:

January 11th

JV boys lose to Borgia 50-35 in the JV Boys Borgia Tournament

Report by Keith Davis

Washington, Mo. - New Haven's JV boys faced off against the Borgia Knights in tonight's second round match.

The Rocks only trailed by one point (22-21) at halftime but Borgia pulled away in the third, holding New Haven to only two points.

The Rocks will next play on Saturday for third place at 11:20 a.m.  They will face the loser of the Eureka/Pacific game.

Live QNHN Winter Weather Coverage

We will be up early tomorrow morning as the winter storm approaches to provide you live and local coverage.

Tune in to QNHN of our live coverage of local road conditions.

We will be out traveling Highway 100 East, streaming live video of the current road conditions as well as up to the minute forecast and predictions for the New Haven Area.

Live and local coverage you can count on.

Winter Weather Advisory - Snow is headed our way!

According to the National Weather Service, the first significant snow will spread across our area tonight and continue on Thursday, accompanied by much colder temperatures as well as strong and gusty winds.

Community Neighborhood Watch to hold first meeting Thursday night

New Haven's Neighorhood Watch Group will hold their first meeting Thurs. Jan. 12 at 7 p.m.  The meeting will be held at the "Old Elementary School" located on Maupin St.

Anyone is welcome to attend.  For more information and additional ways community members can still help, click here.

Lady Rocks thump Thunderbirds 40-24

Mokane, Mo. – New Haven entered Monday night’s game with some concern after a disappointing loss last Thursday at Cuba.  The Lady Rocks came out blazing thus quieting any questions of doubt.

Chloe Wells to Miss Remainder of the 2011-12 Season

DURHAM, N.C. – Blue Devil sophomore Chloe Wells will not be enrolled at Duke University for the spring 2012 semester due to violation of university policy.

A native of Colton, Calif., Wells had started the first 10 games for the Blue Devils averaging 10.4 points, 4.0 assists, 3.6 steals and 2.1 rebounds.  The 5-7 guard scored double-figures in eight of the 10 contests she played in.

Home gardeners and professionals are invited to attend workshops on landscaping with Missouri plants

Colorful wildflowers bloom on Missouri’s prairies in June, attracting bugs, birds and photographers. Here, a ladybug crawls on a blackeyed Susan.
Photo By: Bill Graham, Courtesy Missouri Department of Conservation

Lawmakers look at education funding fix - again

By Dick Aldrich

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – An effort to soften the potential blow of decreased school funding is underway at the State Capitol.

A Thank you...

By Melissa Venardos

With the beginning of the 2012 New Year and the close of candidacy for the city of New Haven’s municipal election, I sit pondering my Aldermanic Ward 2 seat.

January 10th

Breaking News UPDATE 2 - AT&T says all wireless services restored

7:57 p.m. - Earlier today, some customers in parts of Montgomery, Franklin, Crawford, Gasconade, Maries, Osage, Dent, Pulaski and Phelps counties may have experienced issues with wireless service.

Live Update: Shamrocks cruise past New Bloomfield Finial 63-32

7:17 p.m. - Shamrocks win easy, knocking off New Bloomfield, 63-32.

The Rocks will next play on Tues. at 7:30 p.m. against the winner of Harisburg/Montogmery County game.

6:58 p.m. - New Haven extends their lead, holding New Bloomfield to just four points in the third quarter, 48-22

Board of Aldermen approve sales tax proposal for April ballot

New Haven’s Elected Officials voted unanimously at last night’s City Council meeting to place a city ordinance on April’s ballot that would impose a sales tax of one-quarter of one percent for funding of local parks.  The proposed ordinance also includes a five-cent decrease in the property tax levy for taxpayers.

Happy Birthday Kaileigh Meyer

Happy Birthday, SnowBaby!


Kevin and Kaylin

January 9th

Williams named ACC Rookie of the Week for the fourth time - Third most in school history

Pictured left: Elizabeth Williams. Stock photo courtesy of Duke Womens basketball.

Live Update 1: Lady Rocks upset North Callaway

9:00 p.m. - The Lady Shamrocks upset North Callaway with a finial score of 40-25. (correction)

8:30 p.m. - The Lady Shamrocks, seeded fifth, are currently in action in the first round of the South Callaway Tournament playing fourth seeded North Callaway.

Cast announced for ECC production of "Seussical"

Union, Mo. - ECC Theatre has announced the cast for the 2012 spring musical, Seussical. Directed by Grace Austin with vocal direction by Paula Nolley, Seussical follows the adventures of Horton the Elephant and a cast of zany Dr. Seuss characters on their wild adventures.

Lawmakers cast doubt on quality jobs program

Missouri News Horizon

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- When is an economic development program a success?
When is it a failure?

Depends on who you’re talking to.

OBITUARY: Beaufort: Roger Clifford Green (July 26, 1968 - January 8, 2012)

Roger Green, 43, of Beaufort, Mo. passed away on Sun., Jan. 8, 2012.

He is survived by his wife, Annette Green of Beaufort, Mo. and one daughter, Beth Swafford of the state of Illinois.  He is also survived by his parents, Richard and Fran Green of St. James, Mo; two brothers, Russell Green and Richard Green and wife Toni, all of the state of Nebraska; and his mother-in-law, Jo Ann Swafford of Beaufort, Mo.