Archive - Feb 1, 2012

Shamrocks sweep Pacific

Photo by Kent Vedder.

New Haven, Mo. - New Haven's 9th grade boys and girls sent Pacific home with two losses tonight.

9th grade girls final - 31-18
9th grade boys final - 36-32

Dave Scheer named to Missouri High School Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame

Pictured left to right: Dave Scheer is presented a commemorative watch and plaque by Executive Director, Bill Seamon.

During the past 25 years, Coach Dave Scheer has been the head baseball coach for the Union Wildcats.  Scheer has compiled a career record of 260-201 and is one of 20 coaches to have compiled more than 250 career wins.

Department of Natural Resources sponsoring mercury drop-off sites in St. Louis area‏

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., FEB. 1, 2012 -- The Missouri Department of Natural Resources is launching a statewide roundup to rid homes of mercury, sponsoring nearly 50 mercury drop-off locations throughout the state, including four in the St. Louis area.

Rep. Dieckhaus unveiles legislation doing away with tenure for veteran teachers

By DICK ALDRICH
Missouri News Horizon

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Calling it “a foundation for improving our public schools,” Rep. Scott Dieckhaus, R-Washington, Wednesday unveiled legislation that would do away with tenure for veteran teachers.

Dems block Mo. ‘paycheck protection' bill

Union supporters rallying at the Missouri State Capitol last year. Photo by Tim Sampson/Missouri News Horizon

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EDITORIAL: A Shamrock legend reunion - Hall of Fame Enshrinement reception

The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame celebrates the legends of sports throughout the state of Missouri.  Their greatness inspires athletes from little leagues to the professional leagues to push themselves to higher levels.

Waders banned in Missouri trout waters to prevent "rock snot"

Didymosphenia geminata, an invasive algae, forms slimy mats that smother fish eggs and makes water sports unpleasant.  Photo by: New Zealand Fish and Game

New MDC regulation takes effect March 1 to help keep Missouri a great place to fish.
 

Senate dealing with unaccredited schools - Sen. Cunningham more money for charter schools

BY TIM SAMPSON
Missouri News Horizon

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Kansas City public schools have only been officially unaccredited for a month, but lawmakers in the state capitol are already weighing drastic plans to help students move forward.